M&A Deal Summary

Thompson Street Capital Partners Acquires Absolute Biotech

On September 17, 2018, private equity firm Thompson Street Capital Partners acquired life science company Absolute Biotech

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Thompson Street Capital Partners’ 5th transaction in the Life Science sector.
  • This is Thompson Street Capital Partners’ 51st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Thompson Street Capital Partners’ 3rd transaction in Washington.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2018-09-17
Target Absolute Biotech
Sector Life Science
Buyer(s) Thompson Street Capital Partners
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)

Target

Absolute Biotech

Seattle, Washington, United States
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Absolute Biotech is a developer and distributor of antibodies and related reagents primarily to the academic and pharmaceutical research markets via its e-commerce platform. Absolute Biotech was founded in 1995 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Thompson Street Capital Partners

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2001
PE ASSETS 2.6B USD
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Thompson Street Capital Partners is a private equity firm that targets control stakes in profitable, mid-sized North American companies with $5 to $20 million of EBITDA. Thompson Street looks for family businesses, private companies seeking liquidity, corporate divestitures, and public companies going private. Areas of interest include healthcare services, business services, electronics, information technology, and engineered products companies. Thompson Street will not consider investments in start-ups, early stage companies, or real estate. Thompson Street Capital was founded in 2000 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 51 of 72
Sector (Life Science) 5 of 5
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 24 of 30
State (Washington) 3 of 3
Country (United States) 51 of 71
Year (2018) 4 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-09-10 Marmic

Joplin, Missouri, United States

Marmic is a full-service fire protection company providing inspection, maintenance, repair, and installation services to commercial customers throughout the United States. Marmic is based in Joplin, Missouri.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-11-27 Palisade

Ithaca, New York, United States

Palisade is a provider of risk modeling and decision analysis software. Palisade's flagship software solutions, RISK and the DecisionTools Suite, enable Microsoft Excel and other technology platforms to perform powerful risk modeling and decision analysis. Palisade was founded in 1984 and is based in Ithaca, New York.

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