The Silverfern Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

In the last 3 years, The Silverfern Group has acquired 4 companies.

The Silverfern Group’s most common sectors for investment arefinancial services (17%) and environmental (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (45%) and growth capital (23%). In total, The Silverfern Group has invested in 6 US states and 5 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2008 when it acquired Ladder Capital for $1.0B.

In the last 3 years, The Silverfern Group has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). The Silverfern Group’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Carlile Bancshares for $434M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity24
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 21
  • M&A Advisors 1

The Silverfern Group

2 Greenwich Office Park Suite 300,
Greenwich, Connecticut 06831
(203) 542-2870
www.silfern.com

The Silverfern Group is an asset management firm focused on investing in private equity, real estate, and private debt transactions on behalf of institutional investors and single family offices. The Firm will consider opportunities across North/South America, Europe, and Asia. Within its private equity practice, Silverfern makes direct, co-control middle-market private equity investments requiring $25 to $150 million of equity per transaction. Sectors of interest include energy, financial services, food, hospitality, IT, power equipment rental, renewable energy, telecom, transportation, and waste management. The Silverfern Group was established in 2001 and is headquartered in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Services, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Information Technology, Insurance, Leisure, Oil/Gas Exploration, Real Estate, Retail, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Acquisition Financing

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Asia/Pacific

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 25 150
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 14 - - 2 2 - 18
vol $1.3B $1.3B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 3 - 1 - 1 1 6
vol $567M $567M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Waste Services Group 2022-01-18 - Secondary Buyout
Melbourne, Australia
Pioneer Recycling Services LLC 2021-12-28 - Secondary Buyout
Tacoma, Washington · www.pioneerrs.com
Paladone Products Ltd. 2021-11-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom · www.paladone.com
Continental Bakeries B.V. 2021-10-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Dordrecht, Netherlands · www.continentalbakeries.com
Eptec 2020-08-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Ultimo, Australia · www.eptec.com.au
American Medical Technologies (AMT) 2020-08-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Irvine, California · www.amtwoundcare.com
IKKS Group SAS 2019-01-01 - Unknown
Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges, France · www.ikksgroup.com
O-Tex Pumping LLC 2017-10-25 133M USD Add-on Acquisition
Midland, Texas · www.otexpumping.com
Broad River Energy 2016-12-20 - Secondary Buyout
Gaffney, South Carolina · www.broadriverenergy.com
Carlile Bancshares, Inc. 2016-11-21 434M USD Add-on Acquisition
Forth Worth, Texas · www.carlilebancshares.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
CSS Corp. 2013-06-26 Directly - OnDemand Business 2022-03-17 1
Milpitas, California · www.csscorp.com San Francisco, California
American Medical Technologies (AMT) 2020-08-11 RestorixHealth 2021-03-02 1
Irvine, California · www.amtwoundcare.com White Plains, New York · www.restorixhealth.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Financial Services - - 3 (17%) 1.0B (76%)
Environmental 1 (11%) - 2 (11%) -
Utilities 1 (11%) - 2 (11%) -
Information Technology 1 (11%) 270M (100%) 1 (6%) 270M (20%)
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (6%) 52M (4%)
Construction 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Consumer Products 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Food - - 1 (6%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Leisure 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Media - - 1 (6%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Retail - - 1 (6%) -
Total 9 $270M 18 $1.3B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 6 (67%) 270M (100%) 12 (67%) 1.3B (100%)
  California 2 (22%) 270M (100%) 3 (17%) 270M (20%)
  Texas 1 (11%) - 3 (17%) 52M (4%)
  Florida 1 (11%) - 3 (17%) -
  South Carolina 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
  Washington 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
  New York - - 1 (6%) 1.0B (76%)
France 1 (11%) - 2 (11%) -
Australia 1 (11%) - 2 (11%) -
United Kingdom 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Netherlands - - 1 (6%) -
Total 9 $270M 18 $1.3B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (33%) - 8 (44%) 1.0B (76%)
Secondary Buyout 3 (33%) 270M (100%) 4 (22%) 270M (20%)
Growth Capital 2 (22%) - 4 (22%) 52M (4%)
Going Private 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
PIPE - - 1 (6%) -
Total 9 $270M 18 $1.3B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (33%) 567M (100%)
IPO 1 (17%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (17%) -
Trade Sale 1 (17%) -
Unknown 1 (17%) -
Total 6 $567M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
OXEYE Advisors B.V.
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
$100M to $1B 1 $270M
< $100M 1 $52M
TOTAL $1.3B
Largest Ladder Capital Corp.
$1.0B (2008-11-12)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $567M
TOTAL $567M
Largest Carlile Bancshares, Inc.
$434M (2016-11-21)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
22%
4 (22%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
17%
1 (17%)
Strategic(s)
50%
3 (50%)

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