Transom Capital Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Transom Capital Group has acquired 6 companies.

Transom Capital Group’s most common sectors for investment areconsumer products (24%) and electronics (16%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (32%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (32%). In total, Transom Capital Group has invested in 11 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2021 when it acquired Aspen Publishing for $88M.

In the last 3 years, Transom Capital Group has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (64%). Transom Capital Group’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2020 when it sold Pelco for $110M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity36
    • M&A Buy Activity25
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 15
  • M&A Advisors 9

Transom Capital Group

Transom Capital Group, LLC

100 N Pacific Coast Hwy Suite 1725,
El Segundo, California 90245
United States
(424) 293-2818
www.transomcap.com
submissions@transomcap.com

Transom Capital Group is an operationally-focused private equity firm that seeks buyouts and control investments in middle-market companies with established revenue streams and business models. Transom is sector agnostic and will consider opportunities throughout North America. Target companies typically have cash-flows up to $100 million. Transom Capital Partners was formed in 2008 and is based in Los Angeles, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electronics, Franchising, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Retail, Semiconductors, Software

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Going Private, Recapitalization, Special Situations/Distressed, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - 500
Target EBITDA - 100
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - 500
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 18 1 1 - 3 2 25
vol $88M $88M
Sell (1.0/yr) # 6 1 1 1 1 1 11
vol $110M $110M
  36

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Webasto AG 2024-02-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Stockdorf, Germany · www.webasto.com
Webasto Charging Systems, Inc. 2024-02-12 - Divestiture
Monrovia, California
Locana LLC 2024-01-10 - Trade Sale
Seattle, Washington · www.locana.co
Galleher Corp. 2023-12-18 - Secondary Buyout
Santa Fe Springs, California · www.galleher.com
Loud Audio LLC 2023-12-12 - Trade Sale
Bothell, Washington · www.mackie.com
Aden & Anais, Inc. 2023-06-13 - Secondary Buyout
Brooklyn, New York · www.adenandanais.com
Bose Professional 2023-04-11 - Divestiture
Framingham, Massachusetts
Semitorr Group, Inc. 2022-01-06 - Trade Sale
Tualatin, Oregon · www.semitorrinc.com
HeathCo LLC 2021-11-10 - Trade Sale
Bowling Green, Kentucky · www.heath-zenith.com
Aspen Publishing 2021-09-27 88M USD Divestiture
Boston, Massachusetts · www.aspenpublishing.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Webasto AG 2024-02-12 Webasto Charging Systems, Inc. 2024-02-12 1
Stockdorf, Germany · www.webasto.com Monrovia, California
Scantron, Inc. 2019-12-04 Scantron - Certification & Licensure Business 2022-06-28 1
Eagan, Minnesota · www.scantron.com Eagan, Minnesota
Bravo Sports, Inc. 2015-06-11 Dwindle Distribution 2019-08-28 5
Santa Fe Springs, California · www.bravosportscorp.com El Segundo, California · www.dwindle.com
Bravo Sports, Inc. 2015-06-11 Bravo Sports, Inc. - Outdoor Products Division 2017-09-01 1
Santa Fe Springs, California · www.bravosportscorp.com Santa Fe Springs, California
Bravo Sports, Inc. 2015-06-11 One Industries Corp. 2016-07-06 4
Santa Fe Springs, California · www.bravosportscorp.com San Clemente, California · www.oneindustries.com
Bravo Sports, Inc. 2015-06-11 Sector 9, Inc. 2016-06-28 3
Santa Fe Springs, California · www.bravosportscorp.com San Diego, California · www.sector9.com
Bravo Sports, Inc. 2015-06-11 Pro-Tec Helmets 2015-12-11 2
Santa Fe Springs, California · www.bravosportscorp.com San Diego, California · www.shopprotec.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products 4 (33%) - 6 (24%) -
Electronics 1 (8%) - 4 (16%) -
Consumer Services 1 (8%) - 3 (12%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 2 (8%) -
Automotive 2 (17%) - 2 (8%) -
Distribution 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Publishing 1 (8%) 88M (100%) 1 (4%) 88M (100%)
Information Technology - - 1 (4%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (4%) -
Media 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Retail - - 1 (4%) -
Software 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 12 $88M 25 $88M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 11 (92%) 88M (100%) 24 (96%) 88M (100%)
  California 3 (25%) - 8 (32%) -
  Washington 1 (8%) - 5 (20%) -
  Massachusetts 2 (17%) 88M (100%) 2 (8%) 88M (100%)
  Minnesota 2 (17%) - 2 (8%) -
  Connecticut 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Rhode Island 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  New York 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (4%) -
  Oregon - - 1 (4%) -
  Maryland - - 1 (4%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (4%) -
Germany 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 11 (92%) 88M (100%) 24 (96%) 88M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 12 $88M 25 $88M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (25%) - 8 (32%) -
Secondary Buyout 4 (33%) - 8 (32%) -
Divestiture 5 (42%) 88M (100%) 7 (28%) 88M (100%)
Consolidation - - 1 (4%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (4%) -
Total 12 $88M 25 $88M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 4 (36%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (27%) 110M (100%)
Merger 2 (18%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (18%) -
Total 11 $110M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC
2
Raymond James - Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
O'Melveny & Myers
4
Latham & Watkins
4
Kirkland & Ellis
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $88M
TOTAL $88M
Largest Aspen Publishing
$88M (2021-09-27)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $110M
TOTAL $110M
Largest Pelco, Inc.
$110M (2020-08-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
32%
8 (32%)
Strategic(s)
28%
7 (28%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
18%
2 (18%)
Strategic(s)
73%
8 (73%)

FAQ

When was Transom Capital Group founded?

Transom Capital Group was founded in 2008.

What type of investor is Transom Capital Group?

Transom Capital Group is a private equity firm.

Where is Transom Capital Group headquartered?

Transom Capital Group is headquartered in El Segundo, California.

How much capital does Transom Capital Group have under management?

Transom Capital Group has 600M USD under management.

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