M&A Deal Summary

Webster Equity Partners Acquires CenExel

On August 6, 2018, private equity firm Webster Equity Partners acquired life science company CenExel

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Webster Equity Partners’ 1st transaction in the Life Science sector.
  • This is Webster Equity Partners’ 30th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Webster Equity Partners’ 3rd transaction in Utah.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2018-08-06
Target CenExel
Sector Life Science
Buyer(s) Webster Equity Partners
Deal Type Consolidation

Target

CenExel

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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CenExel is a clinical research site manager primarily conducting studies in post-op pain, neurology and psychiatry on behalf of pharmaceutical companies. The Company offers study services spanning from patient recruitment and screening/enrollment, to medical procedures and monitoring. CenExel was formed in 2018 and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Webster Equity Partners

Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2003
PE ASSETS 6.8B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

Webster Capital is a private equity firm that targets growth capital and buyout investments in profitable, middle-market healthcare and consumer companies. Prospective business characteristics of interest include differentiated products or services, distinctive brands, and loyal/repeat customers. Webster looks for companies generating sales of $20 to $200 million, EBITDA of $5 to $15 million, and valued up to $200 million. Webster Capital was formed in 2003 and is based in Waltham, Massachusetts.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 31 of 43
Sector (Life Science) 1 of 1
Type (Consolidation) 4 of 4
State (Utah) 3 of 4
Country (United States) 30 of 41
Year (2018) 4 of 6
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DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Northvale, New Jersey, United States

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