Vance Street Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Vance Street Capital has acquired 11 companies.

Vance Street Capital’s most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (25%) and aerospace (21%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (67%) and divestiture (9%). In total, Vance Street Capital has invested in 14 US states and 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Vance Street Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (63%). Vance Street Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2020 when it sold A&E Medical for $250M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity32
    • M&A Buy Activity24
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 5

Vance Street Capital

11150 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 750,
Los Angeles, California 90025
United States
(310) 231-7100
www.vancestreetcapital.com
contact@vancestreetcapital.com

Vance Street Capital is a private equity firm focused exclusively on acquiring mid-market, profitable businesses in the aerospace, defense, industrial, and medical products sectors. Vance Street looks for companies valued from $30 to $350 million with sustainable competitive advantages and proven management. Prospective transaction situations include recapitalizations, management buyouts, corporate divestitures, industry consolidations, and growth capital financings. Vance Street Capital was formed in 2007 and is located in Los Angeles, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Business Services, Defense, Electronics, Healthcare Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 3 30
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 30 350
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 12 1 2 1 5 3 24
Sell (0.6/yr) # 5 1 - 1 1 - 8
vol $460M $250M $710M
  32

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Mountain Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. 2022-10-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Lino Lakes, Minnesota · www.mountainmfg.net
Eberle Design, Inc. 2022-06-14 - Secondary Buyout
Phoenix, Arizona · www.editraffic.com
Carmanah Technologies Corp. 2022-05-03 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Victoria, British Columbia · www.carmanah.com
Plastic Design Corp. 2021-12-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.plasticdesigncorporation.com
Polara Enterprises LLC 2021-12-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Greenville, Texas · www.polara.com
McFarlane Aviation, Inc. 2021-10-21 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Baldwin City, Kansas · www.mcfarlaneaviation.com
Applied Plastics LLC 2021-08-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Norwood, Massachusetts · www.appliedplastics.com
Spectra Holdings 2021-02-18 - Consolidation
Alpharetta, Georgia
Excel Scientific, Inc. 2021-01-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Victorville, United States · www.excelscientific.com
A&E Medical Corp. 2020-12-01 250M USD Add-on Acquisition
Farmingdale, New Jersey · www.aemedical.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Spectra Holdings 2021-02-18 FDS Avionics Corp. 2021-02-18 4
Alpharetta, Georgia Alpharetta, Georgia · www.flightdisplay.com
Micronics, Inc. 2013-04-01 Southern Filter Media LLC 2014-12-31 4
Portsmouth, New Hampshire · www.micronicsinc.com Hixson, Tennessee · www.southernfiltermedia.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 6 (38%) - 6 (25%) -
Aerospace 3 (19%) - 5 (21%) -
Medical Products - - 2 (8%) -
Semiconductors - - 2 (8%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
Business Services 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (4%) -
Defense 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Electronics - - 1 (4%) -
Plastics 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Safety/Security 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 16 - 24 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 11 (69%) - 19 (79%) -
  California - - 4 (17%) -
  Arizona 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
  New Jersey 1 (6%) - 2 (8%) -
  Kansas 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
  Georgia 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
  Washington 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
  Texas 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
  New Hampshire 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
  Minnesota 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
  Michigan 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (4%) -
  Florida - - 1 (4%) -
  Delaware - - 1 (4%) -
Canada 3 (19%) - 3 (13%) -
  British Columbia 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
  New Brunswick 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Ireland 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
Domestic 11 (69%) - 19 (79%) -
Cross-border 5 (31%) - 5 (21%) -
Total 16 - 24 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 10 (63%) - 16 (67%) -
Divestiture - - 2 (8%) -
Growth Capital 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
Consolidation 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Recapitalization 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 16 - 24 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (38%) 480M (68%)
Trade Sale 3 (38%) 230M (32%)
Divestiture 1 (13%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (13%) -
Total 8 $710M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Harris Williams & Co.
3
Legal Deals
Paul Hastings LLP
12
Vedder Price P.C.
4
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
3

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $710M
TOTAL $710M
Largest A&E Medical Corp.
$250M (2020-12-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
2 (8%)
Strategic(s)
8%
2 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
13%
1 (13%)
Strategic(s)
75%
6 (75%)

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