WestView Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, WestView Capital Partners has acquired 5 companies. It has also invested in 6 others.

WestView Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (24%) and business services (24%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (46%) and recapitalization (29%). In total, WestView Capital Partners has invested in 23 US states.

In the last 3 years, WestView Capital Partners has exited 10 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (47%). WestView Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold OneNeck IT Services for $95M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity72
    • M&A Buy Activity45
    • M&A Sell Activity27
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 28
  • M&A Advisors 2

WestView Capital Partners

125 High Street High Street Tower, 26th Floor,
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
United States
(617) 261-2050
www.wvcapital.com

WestView Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on investing in lower middle-market companies. WestView looks to commit between $15 and $60 million in a variety of recapitalization, growth financing, buyout and consolidation transactions. Prospective companies generally exhibit consistent growth and financial performance as well as sustainable competitive advantages and market position. Sectors of interest include business services, industrial and manufacturing, distribution and logistics, consumer products and retail, healthcare services, environmental services, and media/publishing. The Firm's geographic preference is North America. WestView Capital Partners was formed in 2004 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Environmental, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Leisure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Publishing, Renewable Energy, Retail, Software, Staffing

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 -
Target EBITDA 3 25
Investment Size 15 60
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (3.0/yr) # 30 4 5 3 1 2 45
Sell (2.0/yr) # 18 - 3 2 4 1 28
vol $111M $111M
  73

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Framework Solutions, Inc. 2021-08-17 - Recapitalization
Danbury, Connecticut · www.framesol.com
Kymanox Corp. 2021-08-02 - Recapitalization
Morrisville, North Carolina · www.kymanox.com
CloudWave 2021-02-01 - Secondary Buyout
Marlborough, Massachusetts · www.gocloudwave.com
Northwest Plan Services, Inc. 2020-12-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.nwp401k.com
The Paper Store, Inc. 2020-07-15 - Bankruptcy
Acton, Massachusetts · www.thepaperstore.com
Collaborative Solutions LLC 2020-05-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Reston, Virginia · www.collaborativesolutions.com
Mintz Group, Inc. 2020-04-07 - Secondary Buyout
New York, New York · www.mintzgroup.com
The Shelby Group, LLC 2020-01-07 - Growth Capital
Schaumburg, Illinois · www.theshelbygroup.com
Unified Patents LLC 2019-12-20 - Growth Capital
Washington, District of Columbia · www.unifiedpatents.com
Receivable Solutions LLC 2019-10-04 - Recapitalization
Columbia, South Carolina · www.receivable-solutions.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 4 (22%) - 11 (24%) -
Information Technology 5 (28%) - 11 (24%) -
Internet Software and Services 3 (17%) - 5 (11%) -
Software - - 5 (11%) -
Manufacturing - - 3 (7%) -
Marketing 1 (6%) - 3 (7%) -
Life Science 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
Automotive 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Products 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Distribution 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Leisure - - 1 (2%) -
Retail - - 1 (2%) -
Total 18 - 46 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 18 (100%) - 46 (100%) -
  Massachusetts 2 (11%) - 5 (11%) -
  Virginia - - 5 (11%) -
  California 2 (11%) - 4 (9%) -
  South Carolina 3 (17%) - 3 (7%) -
  Illinois 1 (6%) - 3 (7%) -
  New York 1 (6%) - 3 (7%) -
  Minnesota - - 3 (7%) -
  North Carolina 2 (11%) - 2 (4%) -
  Florida 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
  Arizona 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
  Ohio - - 2 (4%) -
  District of Columbia 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Connecticut 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Alabama 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  New Jersey 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Montana 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (2%) -
  Iowa - - 1 (2%) -
  Idaho - - 1 (2%) -
  Washington - - 1 (2%) -
  Utah - - 1 (2%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (2%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (2%) -
Total 18 - 46 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 10 (56%) - 21 (46%) -
Recapitalization 4 (22%) - 13 (28%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (6%) - 5 (11%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 2 (4%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
Acquisition Financing 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (2%) -
Divestiture 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 18 - 46 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 9 (32%) 111M (100%)
Secondary Sale 8 (29%) -
Trade Sale 5 (18%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (4%) -
IPO 1 (4%) -
Merger 1 (4%) -
Recapitalization 1 (4%) -
SPAC 1 (4%) -
Unknown 1 (4%) -
Total 28 $111M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Chestnut Hill Partners LLC
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
9

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 2 $111M
TOTAL $111M
Largest OneNeck IT Services Corp.
$95M (2011-07-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
13%
6 (13%)
Strategic(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
32%
9 (32%)
Strategic(s)
50%
14 (50%)

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