M&A Deal Summary

Wind Point Partners Acquires The Kleinfelder Group

On November 21, 2018, private equity firm Wind Point Partners acquired engineering company The Kleinfelder Group, Inc.

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Wind Point Partners’ 1st transaction in the Engineering sector.
  • This is Wind Point Partners’ 56th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Wind Point Partners’ 2nd transaction in California.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2018-11-21
Target The Kleinfelder Group, Inc.
Sector Engineering
Buyer(s) Wind Point Partners
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Advisor(s) Houlihan Lokey (Financial)
Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP (Legal)

Target

The Kleinfelder Group, Inc.

San Diego, California, United States
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Kleinfelder is a multidisciplinary engineering firm that provides mission critical design, testing and program management services to clients across an array of industries. The company has over 60 offices across the United States, Canada and Australia. Kleinfelder was founded in 1961 and is based in San Diego, California.

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Buyer

Wind Point Partners

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1984
PE ASSETS 5.0B USD
SizeMega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Wind Point Partners is a private equity firm focused on acquisitions of mid-sized companies operating in the business services, consumer products, healthcare services, and industrial products sectors. Wind Point looks to invest $60 to $130 million in companies valued up to $500 million. Prospective transaction types include leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, industry consolidations, and growth capital financings. Wind Point Partners began investing in 1984 and is based in Chicago.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 61 of 75
Sector (Engineering) 1 of 2
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 34 of 41
State (California) 2 of 3
Country (United States) 56 of 69
Year (2018) 3 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-09-04 Dicom Transportation Group LP

Dorval, Quebec, Canada

Dicom is a provider of expedited transportation and logistics services. Dicom’s services include Courier, Less-than-Truckload, Truckload and Transportation Management Services operated under the Dicom Express, JiT and GoJiT brands. Dicom was founded in 2014 and is based in Dorval, Quebec.

Sell CA$360M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-01-23 NCF Industries, Inc.

Houston, Texas, United States

ClockSpring|NRI is a manufacturer and provider of high-performance critical infrastructure construction and repair products and associated engineering support and training services. The Company's solutions are used to maintain, rehabilitate, and construct pipelines, natural gas distribution lines, high-consequence industrial pipe works, electrical grids, and civil structures. ClockSpring|NRI composite pipe repair systems and inline insertion valves are in use in more than 75 countries and include industry-leading products such as Clock Spring™, Syntho-Glass®XT, Scar-Guard®, Contour, and DiamondWrap® composite products, as well as the award-winning AVT EZ Valve™ for water and gas lines. ClockSpring|NRI was founded in 2019 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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