Wedbush Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Wedbush Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are apparel/textiles (23%) and building materials (23%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (45%) and growth capital (23%). In total, Wedbush Capital Partners has invested in 3 US states.

In the last 3 years, Wedbush Capital Partners has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (63%). Wedbush Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold Outsource Partners International for $91M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9

Wedbush Capital Partners

1000 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 830,
Los Angeles, California 90017
United States
(213) 688-8018
www.wedbushcapital.com
info@wedbushcapital.com

Wedbush Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on recapitalizations, growth investments in, and management buyouts of lower middle-market companies generating sales of $10 to $50 million. Sectors of interest include consumer products and services, business and financial services, and niche manufacturing. Wedbush prefers to make initial equity investments of $2 to $10 million in companies valued between $5 and $50 million. The Firm prefers opportunities in the Western US. Wedbush Capital Partners is affiliated with investment bank Wedbush Securities. The Firm is based in Los Angeles, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Machinery, Manufacturing, Oil/Gas Exploration, Retail, Staffing

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 50
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 2 10
Enterprise Value 5 50
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
Sell (0.4/yr) # 6 - 2 - - - 8
vol $91M $91M
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Passport Foods (SVC), LLC 2017-04-06 - Secondary Buyout
Ontario, California · www.passportglobalfoods.com
Criterion Brock, Inc. 2017-03-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Portland, Oregon · www.criterionbrock.com
One Industries Corp. 2013-07-10 - Secondary Buyout
San Clemente, California · www.oneindustries.com
Passport Foods (SVC), LLC 2012-03-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Ontario, California · www.passportglobalfoods.com
Outsource Partners International, Inc. 2011-06-01 91M USD Add-on Acquisition
Los Angeles, California · www.opiglobal.com
Visual Communications Co. LLC 2011-05-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Carlsbad, California · www.vcclite.com
Critical Alert Systems LLC 2010-07-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Jacksonville, Maine · www.criticalalert.com
ExtruMed LLC 2009-03-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Placentia, California · www.extrumed.com
Reyn Spooner, Inc. 2008-04-16 - Growth Capital
Gardena, California · www.reynspooner.com
Criterion Supply, Inc. 2007-12-01 - Merger
Sacramento, California · www.criterionsupply.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Critical Alert Systems LLC 2010-07-01 Sphere3 Consulting 2019-02-11 2
Jacksonville, Maine · www.criticalalert.com Kansas, Missouri · www.sphere3consulting.com
Visual Communications Co. LLC 2011-05-01 Display Products, Inc. 2017-07-17 2
Carlsbad, California · www.vcclite.com Poway, California · www.ddpleds.com
Critical Alert Systems LLC 2010-07-01 Critical Alert Systems LLC - Paging Assets 2017-02-01 2
Jacksonville, Maine · www.criticalalert.com Westbrook, Maine
Critical Alert Systems LLC 2010-07-01 Mobile Heartbeat LLC 2016-09-06 1
Jacksonville, Maine · www.criticalalert.com Woburn, Massachusetts · www.mobileheartbeat.com
Visual Communications Co. LLC 2011-05-01 Chicago Miniature Lighting - Indication and Illumination Product Lines 2012-07-19 1
Carlsbad, California · www.vcclite.com , United States
Critical Alert Systems LLC 2010-07-01 Intego Systems, Inc. 2012-02-16 1
Jacksonville, Maine · www.criticalalert.com Jacksonville, Florida · www.nursecall.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Apparel/Textiles - - 2 (22%) -
Building Materials - - 2 (22%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (50%) - 1 (11%) -
Food - - 1 (11%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (11%) -
Information Technology 1 (50%) - 1 (11%) -
Staffing - - 1 (11%) -
Total 2 - 9 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 2 (100%) - 9 (100%) -
  California 1 (50%) - 7 (78%) -
  Maine 1 (50%) - 1 (11%) -
  Oregon - - 1 (11%) -
Total 2 - 9 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (100%) - 4 (44%) -
Growth Capital - - 2 (22%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (11%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (11%) -
Venture - - 1 (11%) -
Total 2 - 9 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 3 (38%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (25%) 91M (100%)
Secondary Sale 2 (25%) -
Merger 1 (13%) -
Total 8 $91M

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $91M
TOTAL $91M
Largest Outsource Partners International, Inc.
$91M (2011-06-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
29%
2 29%
Strategic(s)
71%
5 71%

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