EuroDev M&A is currently involved in the following sell side mandates. If you are interested in finding out more about any of these opportunities, please contact us for more details.
Leading Brazilian Provider of Interactive Voice Response Solutions
Based in São Paulo, the Company develops customized interactive voice response (IVR) software and services for customer contact centers in Brazil. Premier customer base and proven business model with technology running on more than 6,000 IVR ports (lines) with the ability to handle considerably more call volume. Highly skilled engineers, programmers and technical support staff dedicated to operational excellence. Clients include some of the world’s largest providers of mobile, cable and satellite TV services. Long-term agreements include one valued at $40 million and another at $21 million. Sales rose 436% in 2008, 42% in 2009, 77% in 2010, and are on track to increase 88% in 2011. Total estimated sales for 2011: $21.4 million with adjusted EBITDA of $13.6 million.
Three High Plant Factor, High Profitability Hydro Power Plants In Panama
The Company owns and operates a highly profitable 10MW hydro power plant in Panama and is constructing two additional 10MW hydro plants, in cascade configuration, expected to be commissioned in mid-2012. Project financing is in place for the 2 new plants under construction. With one of the highest energy demand and GDP growth rates in Central America, Panama’s annual energy demand is expected to grow at a rate of 5%-6% for the foreseeable future. In addition, the Electric Interconnection Project of Central America (SIEPAC) which interconnects the six Central American nations should dramatically increase energy exchange among the participating countries when it is completed in 2014. Estimated 2011 revenue from the Company’s operational plant is $10.6 million with $8.7 million in EBITDA. Each of the two new plants is projected to produce $7.2 million in annual revenue in its first full year of operation (2013) and $6.1 million each in EBITDA.
Deal Closed 3/10/12
Fire Protection Solutions Provider Serving Fortune 500 Client Base
Based in the Eastern U.S., the Company provides inspection, installation and repair of portable fire extinguishers, fire sprinklers, non-proprietary fire alarms and restaurant suppression systems for a range of Fortune 500 retailer chains and other companies nationwide. Service contracts typically have either one or two-year terms. In 2011, the Company achieved strong sales growth of 17.7% as business operations entered new territories. 2012 estimated sales: $17.9 million with estimated adjusted EBITDA of $4.3 million.
Leading Consultant to the Wireless Industry
Based in the western U.S., the Company provides a range of critical services to Class A carriers and Class A wireless turnkey providers. Four clients are the largest wireless players in the U.S. The Company maintains long-term agreements with eight of its 15 active clients, and the aggregate value of these contracts is $88+ million realized over the next five years. 2012 estimated sales are $17 million with estimated adjusted EBITDA of $4.3 million.
Auction Company Serving Blue Chip Clients in a Variety of Asset Classes
Based in the Midwest, this full-service auction firm specializes in live, online and sealed-bid auctions of commercial and residential real estate and personal property. The Company conducts auctions nationally and recently has begun expanding internationally. Clients include financial institutions, government entities, builders and developers, corporations and other private sector sellers. The owner would like to remain with the Company post-transaction and continue growing it to its full potential. Expected 2012 revenue is $12 million with adjusted EBITDA of approximately $4 million.
Upscale, 5-Location Fitness Club Chain
With five state-of-the-art facilities in locations throughout a major Northeastern metropolitan area, the Company has carved out a successful niche providing cutting edge fitness, health and recreational activities to a diverse membership base of over 21,000 individuals. The clubs are immaculate modern facilities – all either newly renovated or expanded – situated along a busy interchange where many companies are located and surrounded by affluent towns. The Company is on track to generate $13.8 million in revenue for 2012 with over $2.7 million in adjusted EBITDA.
Vertically-Integrated Supplier of Private Label Home Textiles
Based in the western U.S., the Company designs, manufactures and imports soft home goods and accessories for branded, high-volume licensees and retailers. The Company manufactures products for a variety of global brands, as well as house brands for large retailers. Customers include every major distribution segment: better retailers, multi-channel catalog companies, Internet, TV shopping channels and a leading multi-brand licensee. Based in the U.S. with a company-owned offshore production facility, the Company is on track to produce 21% sales growth in 2012. 2012 estimated sales are expected to achieve $35.0 million with $2.5 million in adjusted EBITDA.
Specialty Contractor Focused on Highway Safety
Headquartered in the U.S., the Company provides highway safety improvement services to Departments of Transportations (DOTs) across the country. Engaged by customers nationally as a general contractor or subcontractor, the Company operates out of multiple locations in different states. The Company manufactures proprietary equipment for its own use and holds patents on its critical components. Management estimates 2011 revenue will total approximately $12 million with nearly $2.5 million in adjusted EBITDA.
Distributor of Electronic Components and Custom Assemblies
Headquartered in the U.S. with manufacturing in Asia, the Company sources and distributes electronic components and custom assemblies, specializing in LED and LCD technology, interconnection cable assemblies, printed circuit assemblies and injection molding solutions. The Company provides customers with value-added contract manufacturing services, component sourcing, design assistance, warehousing and delivery at competitive prices. Sales have increased every year for the past four years and high double-digit sales growth in 2008, 2010 and 2011. 2012 sales are on track to achieve $25 million with $2.5 million in adjusted EBITDA.
Provider of Facilities Management Services
The Company provides integrated, single-source facilities service solutions to over 100 corporate clients in 120,000 locations across the U.S. and Canada. Capabilities range from day-to-day maintenance and repair to large design-build capital improvements projects. The Company has long-term agreements with over 20 clients and delivers services in all 50 states. Sales grew 63.8% in 2010 to reach $21.8 million with $960,928 in adjusted EBITDA. The Company is on track to generate $25.7 million in 2011 with $1.8 million in adjusted EBITDA. The Company’s 3- year CAGR (2007-2010) was 36%.
Security Systems Parts Importer with Dominant Market Share
Based in the eastern U.S., the Company imports batteries and electronic products from Asia to supply the world’s leading manufacturers, distributors and installers of security systems. 85% of sales are to North American customers and 15% are to customers overseas. Premier customer base includes ADT/Tyco, ADI, Digital Security Controls, Honeywell, Ademco and SimplexGrinnell. Management estimates the Company controls 70% of U.S. market for sealed lead-acid batteries used in security systems, and maintains several exclusive agreements with supplier factories. Estimated 2012 sales are $26.5 million with $1.5 million in adjusted EBITDA.
Growing Designer and Manufacturer of Branded Decorative Products
Based in the western U.S. with manufacturing in Asia, the Company is an innovative designer, manufacturer and distributor of one-of-a-kind decorative products for home and garden. All products are manufactured overseas by an established network of Asian manufacturers. Products are sold to wholesale distributors and to a variety of retailers in North America and overseas. Diversified customer base of 9,000+ active accounts with an annual rate of 80% repeat business. Annual sales grew 29.1% in 2010 and increased 16% in 2011. Estimated sales for 2011 are $8.3 million with $1.0 million in adjusted EBITDA. Sales for 2012 are on track to grow approximately 20%.
Woodbridge Europe is currently engaged in the following buy-side searches:
Ushio Europe B.V., Woodbridge Europe, on behalf of our client, Ushio Europe B.V., is conducting a comprehensive acquisition search for a unique and innovative high-tech company in (Northern) Europe with a clear link to the special lamps industry. Ushio Europe B.V. is part of USHIO Inc., established in Japan in 1964. Ushio Inc. started out in 1964 as a manufacturer of industrial light sources and has since evolved into a “creator of light” that offers light source units, devices, systems and light solutions. Ushio has an annual turnover of around 1 billion Euros. In Europe, sales companies are located in The Netherlands, France, Germany and United Kingdom, and production plants in Germany. Woodbridge Europe welcomes inquiries from qualified businesses interested in partnering with Ushio Europe.
Audax Group has retained Woodbridge Europe to conduct a comprehensive search for European add-on acquisitions for their portfolio company, A&A Manufacturing Company, Inc. A&A Manufacturing Company, based in New Berlin, Wisconsin USA, is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly engineered and customized protective systems, which are used to safeguard components, equipment, and people. A&A Manufacturing Company Inc. is looking to acquire a European company to build a European foothold, diversify the business, and use the platform to cross-sell A&A products and transfer technologies to grow worldwide.