Versa Capital Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Versa Capital Management has acquired 1 company.

Versa Capital Management’s most common sectors for investment are retail (21%) and apparel/textiles (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (32%) and special situations/distressed (25%). In total, Versa Capital Management has invested in 15 US states and 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Versa Capital Management has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). Versa Capital Management’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2007 when it sold Central Lewmar for $185M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity40
    • M&A Buy Activity28
    • M&A Sell Activity12
  • Total Sectors Invested 15
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11
  • M&A Advisors 4

Versa Capital Management

2929 Arch Street, Suite 1800,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-7324
United States
(215) 609-3400
www.versa.com
info@versa.com

Versa Capital Management is a private equity firm focused on investing in complex or distressed situations. Versa looks for businesses headquartered in North America generating annual sales of $50 million to $1 billion or valued between $25 to $500 million. Prospective investment situations can include buyouts, divestitures, recapitalizations, restructurings/turnarounds, take privates, rescue financing, and liquidations. Versa Capital Management is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Consumer Services, Distribution, Internet Software and Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Publishing, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Technology Hardware

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 50 1,000
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 100
Enterprise Value 25 500
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 25 2 - - 1 - 28
Sell (0.6/yr) # 9 - 1 1 1 - 12
vol $185M $185M
  40

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Polartec LLC 2019-06-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Lawrence, Massachusetts · www.polartec.com
Alex Apparel Group, Inc. 2019-05-28 - Secondary Buyout
New York, New York · www.alexevenings.com
Bell and Howell LLC 2018-12-03 - Recapitalization
Durham, North Carolina · www.bellhowell.net
BCC Software LLC 2017-10-11 - Secondary Buyout
Rochester, New York · www.bccsoftware.com
SynCardia Systems LLC 2016-09-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Tucson, Arizona · www.syncardia.com
Silver Airways LLC 2016-09-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida · www.gosilver.com
Republic Storage Products, LLC 2015-05-20 - Secondary Buyout
Uniontown, Ohio · www.republicstorage.com
The Wet Seal LLC 2015-04-15 - Special Situations/Distressed
Foothill Ranch, California · www.wetseal.com
Brite-Line LLC 2015-03-16 - Secondary Buyout
Denver, Colorado · www.brite-line.com
BCC Software LLC 2014-06-23 - Divestiture
Rochester, New York · www.bccsoftware.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Silver Airways LLC 2016-09-13 Seaborne Airlines 2018-01-10 1
Fort Lauderdale, Florida · www.gosilver.com San Juan, Puerto Rico · www.seaborneairlines.com
Civitas Media LLC 2012-09-11 Middlesboro Daily News 2017-09-11 2
Davidson, North Carolina · www.civitasmedia.com Middlesboro, Kentucky · www.middlesborodailynews.com
Civitas Media LLC 2012-09-11 The Claiborne Progress 2017-09-11 1
Davidson, North Carolina · www.civitasmedia.com Tazewell, Tennessee · www.claiborneprogress.net
Vestis Retail Group LLC 2013-01-31 Sport Chalet, Inc. 2014-08-19 1
Meriden, Connecticut La Ca, California · www.sportchalet.com
Civitas Media LLC 2012-09-11 Impressions Media 2012-09-11 4
Davidson, North Carolina · www.civitasmedia.com , Pennsylvania
Civitas Media LLC 2012-09-11 Ohio Community Media LLC 2012-09-11 3
Davidson, North Carolina · www.civitasmedia.com Tipp City, Ohio · www.brownpublishing.com
Civitas Media LLC 2012-09-11 Freedom Central 2012-09-11 2
Davidson, North Carolina · www.civitasmedia.com , Illinois
Civitas Media LLC 2012-09-11 Heartland Publications LLC 2012-09-11 1
Davidson, North Carolina · www.civitasmedia.com Clinton, Connecticut

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail 6 (33%) - 6 (21%) -
Apparel/Textiles 2 (11%) - 3 (10%) -
Consumer Services 1 (6%) - 3 (10%) -
Manufacturing 1 (6%) - 3 (10%) -
Publishing 1 (6%) - 3 (10%) -
Marine 2 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
Airlines 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Distribution - - 1 (3%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (3%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Restaurants 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (3%) -
Software - - 1 (3%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 18 - 29 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 16 (89%) - 27 (93%) -
  Connecticut 3 (17%) - 3 (10%) -
  California 3 (17%) - 3 (10%) -
  North Carolina 2 (11%) - 3 (10%) -
  Ohio - - 3 (10%) -
  Virginia 2 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
  Tennessee 1 (6%) - 2 (7%) -
  New York 1 (6%) - 2 (7%) -
  New Jersey 1 (6%) - 2 (7%) -
  Florida 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  Arizona 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  Michigan 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (3%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (3%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (3%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (3%) -
Canada 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  Ontario 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Spain 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 16 (89%) - 27 (93%) -
Cross-border 2 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
Total 18 - 29 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (22%) - 9 (31%) -
Special Situations/Distressed 5 (28%) - 7 (24%) -
Divestiture 5 (28%) - 6 (21%) -
Recapitalization 1 (6%) - 2 (7%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (11%) - 2 (7%) -
Stake Purchase - - 2 (7%) -
Consolidation 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 18 - 29 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 5 (42%) -
Secondary Sale 3 (25%) -
Recapitalization 2 (17%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (8%) 185M (100%)
Merger 1 (8%) -
Total 12 $185M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lazard Middle Market
1
Lincoln International
1
Legal Deals
Dechert LLP
2
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $185M
TOTAL $185M
Largest Central Lewmar LLC
$185M (2007-08-17)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
33%
3 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
6 67%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
46%
6 46%
Strategic(s)
54%
7 54%

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