Weston Presidio Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Weston Presidio’s most common sectors for investment are consumer products (15%) and retail (9%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (35%) and growth capital (24%). In total, Weston Presidio has invested in 20 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired MacDermid for $1.3B.

In the last 3 years, Weston Presidio has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (44%). Weston Presidio’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2012 when it sold Party City Holdco for $2.7B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity100
    • M&A Buy Activity47
    • M&A Sell Activity53
  • Total Sectors Invested 26
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 66
  • M&A Advisors 6

Weston Presidio

200 Clarendon Street, 50th Floor,
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
United States
(617) 988-2500
www.westonpresidio.com
mcronin@westonpresidio.com

Weston Presidio is a private investment firm focused on providing growth capital to later stage companies. The Firm looks to commit $10 to $50 million per investment to support growth initiatives, recapitalizations, and management-led buyouts. Sectors of interest include consumer products/services, business services, manufacturing and industrial, media/publishing, healthcare and technology. The Firm prefers to act as the lead investor, but will consider investing in select non-control minority positions. Weston Presidio was formed in 1991 and has offices in Boston, Massachusetts and Sausalito, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Apparel/Textiles, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Forest Products, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Packaging, Publishing, Restaurants, Retail, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment

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 - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 50
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 47 - - - - - 47
vol $3.1B $3.1B
Sell (1.2/yr) # 47 4 2 - - - 53
vol $10.7B $1.4B $306M $12.4B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Silego Technology, Inc. 2017-10-05 306M USD Add-on Acquisition
Santa Clara, California · www.silego.com
SharkNinja Operating LLC 2017-08-16 - Secondary Buyout
Needham, Massachusetts · www.sharkninja.com
Snooze 2016-12-05 - Secondary Buyout
Denver, Colorado · www.snoozeeatery.com
The HydraFacial Co. 2016-12-01 - Secondary Buyout
Signal Hill, California · www.hydrafacialco.com
SquareTrade, Inc. 2016-11-28 1.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.squaretrade.com
Jimmy John's Franchise LLC 2016-09-08 - Secondary Buyout
Champaign, Illinois · www.jimmyjohns.com
Integro Insurance Brokers 2015-08-05 - Secondary Buyout
New York, New York · www.integrogroup.com
Jimmy John's Franchise LLC 2015-08-04 - Stake Purchase
Champaign, Illinois · www.jimmyjohns.com
Too Faced Cosmetics, Inc. 2015-06-04 - Secondary Buyout
Irvine, California · www.toofaced.com
Evenflo Company, Inc. 2014-06-06 143M USD Add-on Acquisition
Piqua, Ohio · www.evenflo.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products - - 7 (15%) 1.1B (34%)
Retail - - 4 (9%) -
Building Materials - - 3 (6%) 436M (14%)
Business Services - - 3 (6%) 75M (2%)
Restaurants 1 (25%) - 3 (6%) -
Chemicals - - 2 (4%) 1.4B (45%)
Publishing - - 2 (4%) 160M (5%)
Airlines - - 2 (4%) -
Semiconductors - - 2 (4%) -
Software 1 (25%) - 2 (4%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (25%) - 2 (4%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (2%) -
Beverages - - 1 (2%) -
Construction - - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Electronics - - 1 (2%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Franchising - - 1 (2%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (2%) -
Insurance - - 1 (2%) -
Life Science - - 1 (2%) -
Media - - 1 (2%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (2%) -
Packaging - - 1 (2%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (2%) -
Staffing 1 (25%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 4 - 47 $3.1B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 4 (100%) - 46 (98%) 3.1B (100%)
  California 2 (50%) - 15 (32%) 175M (6%)
  Colorado - - 3 (6%) 1.3B (41%)
  New York - - 3 (6%) 540M (17%)
  Massachusetts - - 3 (6%) 60M (2%)
  Pennsylvania - - 3 (6%) -
  Washington 1 (25%) - 2 (4%) -
  Virginia 1 (25%) - 2 (4%) -
  Ohio - - 2 (4%) 436M (14%)
  Florida - - 2 (4%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (2%) 360M (11%)
  Georgia - - 1 (2%) 162M (5%)
  Delaware - - 1 (2%) 114M (4%)
  Oregon - - 1 (2%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (2%) -
  Nebraska - - 1 (2%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (2%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (2%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (2%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (2%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (2%) -
Brazil - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 4 (100%) - 46 (98%) 3.1B (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (2%) -
Total 4 - 47 $3.1B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 16 (34%) 451M (14%)
Growth Capital 3 (75%) - 11 (23%) -
Recapitalization - - 5 (11%) 600M (19%)
Stake Purchase 1 (25%) - 4 (9%) -
Venture - - 4 (9%) -
Going Private - - 3 (6%) 2.1B (67%)
Special Situations/Distressed - - 2 (4%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (2%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (2%) -
Total 4 - 47 $3.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 15 (28%) 7.5B (60%)
Secondary Sale 15 (28%) 4.2B (34%)
Trade Sale 10 (19%) 668M (5%)
IPO 8 (15%) -
Bankruptcy 2 (4%) -
Recapitalization 1 (2%) 35M (< 1%)
Divestiture 1 (2%) -
Unknown 1 (2%) -
Total 53 $12.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
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1
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Ropes & Gray LLP
1
Morrison & Foerster LLP
1
Dechert LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.3B
$100M to $1B 5 $1.6B
< $100M 3 $235M
TOTAL $3.1B
Largest MacDermid, Inc.
$1.3B (2006-12-15)
sell # Total
> $1B 5 $9.8B
$100M to $1B 11 $2.5B
< $100M 2 $105M
TOTAL $12.4B
Largest Party City Holdco, Inc.
$2.7B (2012-06-05)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
50%
23 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
23 50%

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