Trimaran Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Trimaran Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are restaurants (20%) and building materials (10%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and secondary buyout (40%). In total, Trimaran Capital Partners has invested in 8 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2004 when it acquired IASIS Healthcare for $1.4B.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (23%). Trimaran Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2002 when it sold PrimeCo Personal Communications for $610M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 2

Trimaran Capital Partners

1325 Avenue of the Americas, 25th Floor,
New York, New York 10019
United States
(212) 616-3700
www.trimarancapital.com
tfm@trimarancapital.com

Trimaran Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investor. The Firm seeks long-term capital appreciation by making privately negotiated equity or equity-oriented investments in niche middle-market companies. Trimaran generally looks to invest $25 to $100 million of equity in transactions ranging in value from $100 million to $1 billion. Sectors of interest include business services, financial services, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, and media. Trimaran Capital Partners was formed in 1998 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Education, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Publishing, Restaurants, Retail, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 25 100
Enterprise Value 100 1,000
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $2.1B $2.1B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 8 1 - - - - 9
vol $950M $950M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
IASIS Healthcare Corp. 2017-09-29 - Merger
Franklin, Tennessee · www.iasishealthcare.com
Norcraft Companies, Inc. 2013-10-09 - IPO
Eagan, Minnesota · www.norcraftcompanies.com
Village Voice LLC 2012-04-04 - Unknown
New York, New York · www.villagevoice.com
Standard Steel LLC 2011-06-27 340M USD Add-on Acquisition
Burnham, Pennsylvania · www.standardsteel.com
Charlie Brown's Corp. 2010-11-17 - Bankruptcy
Millburn, New Jersey · www.charliebrowns.com
Urban Brands, Inc. 2010-10-27 - Trade Sale
Secaucus, New Jersey · www.urbanbrands.com
El Pollo Loco, Inc. 2007-12-26 - Secondary Buyout
Costa Mesa, California · www.elpolloloco.com
Standard Steel LLC 2006-06-05 200M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Burnham, Pennsylvania · www.standardsteel.com
Village Voice LLC 2005-12-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
New York, New York · www.villagevoice.com
El Pollo Loco, Inc. 2005-09-28 - Secondary Buyout
Costa Mesa, California · www.elpolloloco.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Restaurants - - 2 (20%) 150M (7%)
Healthcare Services - - 1 (10%) 1.4B (68%)
Building Materials - - 1 (10%) 315M (15%)
Metals/Mining - - 1 (10%) 200M (10%)
Communications - - 1 (10%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (10%) -
Marketing - - 1 (10%) -
Publishing - - 1 (10%) -
Retail - - 1 (10%) -
Total - - 10 $2.1B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 10 (100%) 2.1B (100%)
  New Jersey - - 2 (20%) 150M (7%)
  New York - - 2 (20%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (10%) 1.4B (68%)
  Minnesota - - 1 (10%) 315M (15%)
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (10%) 200M (10%)
  Texas - - 1 (10%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (10%) -
  California - - 1 (10%) -
Total - - 10 $2.1B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 5 (50%) 200M (10%)
Secondary Buyout - - 4 (40%) 1.9B (90%)
Stake Purchase - - 1 (10%) -
Total - - 10 $2.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (22%) 950M (100%)
IPO 2 (22%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (11%) -
Merger 1 (11%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (11%) -
Trade Sale 1 (11%) -
Unknown 1 (11%) -
Total 9 $950M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
1
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.4B
$100M to $1B 3 $665M
TOTAL $2.1B
Largest IASIS Healthcare Corp.
$1.4B (2004-06-22)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $950M
TOTAL $950M
Largest PrimeCo Personal Communications LLC
$610M (2002-05-10)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
40%
4 (40%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
11%
1 (11%)
Strategic(s)
33%
3 (33%)

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