Woodlawn Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Woodlawn Partners has acquired 1 company.

Woodlawn Partners’ most common sectors for investment areelectrical equipment (19%) and machinery (19%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (73%) and recapitalization (19%). In total, Woodlawn Partners has invested in 10 US states.

In the last 3 years, Woodlawn Partners has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8

Woodlawn Partners

444 W Lake Street Suite 3200,
Chicago, Illinois 60606
United States
www.woodlawnpartners.com
randy@woodlawnpartners.com

Woodlawn Partners, Inc. is a private investment firm focused on acquiring businesses in traditional industries. The Firm targets companies with at least $5 million in revenues and $1 million of EBITDA. Sectors of interest include manufacturing, facility services, information technology, financial services, food/beverages, transportation, and distribution. Woodlawn Partners is based in Chicago, Illinois.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Apparel/Textiles, Beverages, Business Services, Construction, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Engineering, Financial Services, Food, Information Technology, Machinery, Manufacturing, Metals/Mining, Transportation

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 5 -
Target EBITDA 1 -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 7 3 1 - - - 11
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - - 1 2
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Truesdell Corp. 2021-04-15 - Secondary Buyout
Tempe, Arizona · www.truesdellcorp.com
Tighe Logistics Group, Inc. 2018-04-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Woburn, Massachusetts · www.tighe-co.com
EnviroForensics 2017-07-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.enviroforensics.com
BW Manufacturing, Inc. 2017-06-16 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Comstock Park, Michigan · www.bwmanufacturing.com
Truesdell Corp. 2017-02-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Tempe, Arizona · www.truesdellcorp.com
Drive Source International, Inc. 2016-11-17 - Secondary Buyout
Sturtevant, Wisconsin · www.drivesourceusa.com
BB7 2016-08-19 - Recapitalization
Madison, Wisconsin · www.bb7.com
Vertical Partners West LLC 2016-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Rathdrum, Idaho · www.vpwllc.com
Pacific Aviation Corp. 2016-01-01 - Recapitalization
El Segundo, California · www.pacificaviation.com
NewKota Services and Rentals LLC 2014-04-25 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Minot, North Dakota · www.newkota.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Electrical Equipment 1 (11%) - 2 (18%) -
Machinery 2 (22%) - 2 (18%) -
Airlines 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
Building Materials 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
Business Services 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
Construction - - 1 (9%) -
Environmental 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
Manufacturing 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
Transportation 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
Total 9 - 11 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 9 (100%) - 11 (100%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (11%) - 2 (18%) -
  Texas 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
  North Dakota 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
  Michigan 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
  Indiana 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
  Idaho 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
  California 1 (11%) - 1 (9%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (9%) -
Total 9 - 11 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (78%) - 8 (73%) -
Recapitalization 2 (22%) - 2 (18%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (9%) -
Total 9 - 11 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (100%) -
Total 2 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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