MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

Sand River Capital is a buy-side advisory firm that provides deal sourcing, structuring, financing, diligence, execution and post-transaction consulting services to private equity firms, family offices, family-owned or closely held business, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) and best in class management teams.

FOCUS INDUSTRIES FOR ACQUISITION FOR EXISTING CLIENTS

(Q1 2021)

CLEAN POWER GENERATION

(North America / Europe)

Waste to energy equipment and services
Carbon capture and storage systems
Cleantech system component manufacturers
Technologies supporting the extraction or conversion of minerals used as feedstock and/or in the clean energy value chain

CLEAN POWER STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION

(North America / Europe)

Fuel Cells
Batteries
Tanks and Tanker Systems
Pipelines, terminals and transmission facilities (conversion of existing and/or new)
Transportation systems and components

CLEAN POWER DISTRIBUTION

(North America / Europe)

 
 
Fueling Stations
Charging Stations
Charging Systems

CLEAN POWER END MARKET CONVERSION

(North America / Europe)

Conversion of equipment for use in transportation, manufacturing
Add-on equipment for heat transfer or regeneration
Heat recovery / heat exchange systems

CLEAN POWER SERVICES

(North America / Europe)

Waste stream treatment and management equipment and services
Conversion services contractor focused on emissions reduction of facilities, vehicles or infrastructure
Maintenance and repair service contractors for generation, transmission and end market assets
Permitting, lobbying  and regulatory services
Software and services to support operations

MANUFACTURING

(North America)

Niche manufacturing
 
Safety equipment and supplies
 
Modular construction
Value added distribution
Specialty chemicals
Industrial coatings
Maintenance and repair

BUSINESS SERVICES

(Global)

Staffing / Recruiting
Tech-enabled services
Environmental Services
Facilities management and services
Transportation and Logistics

SPECIALTY FINANCE

(North America)

Equipment Leasing
Invoice financing
Accounts Receivable Financing
Royalty Monetization
 
Lease to own structures
Loan facility participations
 

AUTO SERVICES

(North America)

Car washes
 
Quick lube / oil change centers
 
Brake and muffler centers
 
Tire centers
 
Convenience stores
 
Travel centers
 
Truck stops

REAL ESTATE

(U.S. and Canada)

Qualified opportunity zone development
Sale-leaseback of owned and operated real estate
Build to suit real estate
Build to suit real estate with buyout option for tenant

ACQUIRER PROFILE

(CLIENT PROFILE)

Focused acquisition or investment criteria with clearly defined capabilities of extent of management expertise
Committed capital or balance sheet capital available
Clear definition of existing management expertise the acquirer has for target assets with an aligned view of requisite management capabilities are required from the target and/or from an executive search process commensurate with the execution of a transaction.

 TARGET PROFILE

(ACQUISITION CRITERIA PROFILE)

Legacy asset disposition for assets owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by lenders, funds or family offices
Corporate Divestitures
Family succession or monetization of family or founder-owned, closely held companies or assets
Companies in need of growth capital
Management buyouts (existing management seeking to buy out existing partners)
Management buy-ins (management team seeking to acquire and take an active management role)
Monetization of owned real estate (sale-leaseback)
Consolidation / Roll-up of defined niche industry or financial assets

REPRESENTATIVE TARGET ASSET CHARACTERISTICS 

Developed markets (North America / Western Europe)  assets or businesses
Experienced existing or proposed management team with core expertise and skills in the sector
Promising technology with strong customer demand for products and services and barriers to competition (for growth businesses or assets)
Proven franchises with leading market position or protected local economics (for mature businesses or assets)
Expectations for growth and/or a plan and clear catalyst for turnaround with free cash flow or (or a visible path toward free cash flow)
Opportunity to drive value pro forma acquisition through enhanced operational excellence 

REPRESENTATIVE ACQUIRERS 

Private Equity Funds
Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)
Family Offices
Public Companies
(business development teams)
Family-owned or closely held private businesses seeking to accelerate growth commensurate with institutionalization to lay the groundwork for ultimate exit or monetization
Special situation funds seeking asymmetric profiles by acquire misunderstood or complex assets 
Independent sponsors with internal operating partners / executive leadership capabilities

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