WestView Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, WestView Capital Partners has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 10 others.

WestView Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are information technology (31%) and business services (24%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (49%) and recapitalization (26%). In total, WestView Capital Partners has invested in 22 US states.

In the last 3 years, WestView Capital Partners has exited 6 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (44%). 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 Activity66
    • M&A Buy Activity43
    • M&A Sell Activity23
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 27
  • M&A Advisors 1

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 $10 and $50 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 - -
Target EBITDA 3 20
Investment Size 15 60
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (3.2/yr) # 27 3 4 6 3 - 43
Sell (1.8/yr) # 14 3 - 3 1 2 23
vol $111M $111M
  66

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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
Unified Patents, Inc. 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
KLDiscovery 2019-05-20 - IPO
McLean, Virginia · www.kldiscovery.com
Health Monitor Network, Inc. 2019-05-01 - Growth Capital
Montvale, New Jersey · www.healthmonitornetwork.com
Bell and Howell LLC 2018-12-03 - Recapitalization
Durham, North Carolina · www.bellhowell.net
Thorne Research, Inc. 2018-10-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Sandpoint, Idaho · www.thorne.com
The Phia Group 2018-09-17 - Growth Capital
Braintree, Massachusetts · www.phiagroup.com
Apex Revenue Technologies 2018-09-11 - Merger
Saint Paul, Minnesota · www.apexrevtech.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Northwest Plan Services, Inc. 2015-05-20 Venuti & Associates 2020-04-20 2
Seattle, Washington · www.nwp401k.com Los Altos, California · www.venutiassociates.com
AccountabilIT LLC 2018-09-10 ClearPointe Technologies 2018-09-10 1
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.accountabilit.com Little Rock, Arkansas · www.clearpointe.cloud
Northwest Plan Services, Inc. 2015-05-20 Trautmann, Maher and Associates 2016-08-09 1
Seattle, Washington · www.nwp401k.com Mill Creek, Washington · www.trautmannmaher.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 7 (35%) - 13 (30%) -
Business Services 4 (20%) - 10 (23%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (10%) - 4 (9%) -
Software 1 (5%) - 4 (9%) -
Manufacturing - - 3 (7%) -
Marketing 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
Automotive 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Products 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
E-Commerce 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Leisure - - 1 (2%) -
Life Science - - 1 (2%) -
Media 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 20 - 43 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 20 (100%) - 43 (100%) -
  Massachusetts 4 (20%) - 5 (12%) -
  Virginia - - 5 (12%) -
  California 2 (10%) - 4 (9%) -
  South Carolina 3 (15%) - 3 (7%) -
  New York 1 (5%) - 3 (7%) -
  Minnesota - - 3 (7%) -
  Florida 2 (10%) - 2 (5%) -
  Ohio 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
  Arizona 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
  Illinois - - 2 (5%) -
  Washington 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  North Carolina 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  New Jersey 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Montana 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  District of Columbia 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Alabama 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
  Utah - - 1 (2%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (2%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (2%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (2%) -
  Iowa - - 1 (2%) -
  Idaho - - 1 (2%) -
Total 20 - 43 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 12 (60%) - 21 (49%) -
Recapitalization 3 (15%) - 11 (26%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (5%) - 4 (9%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 2 (5%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (10%) - 2 (5%) -
Acquisition Financing 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (2%) -
Divestiture 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 20 - 43 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 7 (30%) 111M (100%)
Secondary Sale 7 (30%) -
Trade Sale 4 (17%) -
IPO 2 (9%) -
Merger 1 (4%) -
Recapitalization 1 (4%) -
Unknown 1 (4%) -
Total 23 $111M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
6

Deal Values

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

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
88%
7 88%
Strategic(s)
13%
1 13%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
54%
14 54%
Strategic(s)
46%
12 46%

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