September 13, 2023
Acacia Partners, LLC (“Acacia”), an Austin, TX based private investment firm that invests in family-owned or owner-operated companies, announced that it has raised its third committed capital fund (“Fund III”). Similar to Acacia’s Fund II, Fund III’s structure allows Acacia to maintain its unique advantages compared to traditional private equity, including the ability to deploy indefinite capital. Acacia achieved its fundraising goal for Fund III and hit its hard cap.
Acacia will continue the investment strategy it has employed for the last twelve years of partnering with family-owned or owner-operated businesses to recapitalize companies with strong market positions and exceptional growth potential. Acacia’s investment mandate includes both majority and minority recapitalizations of businesses with enterprise values between $50-$250 million. The firm’s emphasis on maintaining a strong balance sheet and preserving the existing culture makes Acacia an attractive partner for owners who are looking to roll a significant equity position back into their business and are...more
Nations Roof, an Acacia Partners’ Portfolio Company, is Actively Seeking Add-On Opportunities in the Commercial Roofing Sector
Nations Roof ("Nations”), an Acacia Partners’ portfolio company, is actively seeking add-on opportunities in the Commercial Roofing sector. Nations is a flexible buyer with a focus on the below criteria.
- Regional commercial roofing contractors primarily performing re-roofing and repair and maintenance work, rather than new construction projects.
- Annual Revenues of $10MM+ and EBITDA of at least $1MM+
- Industrial, Retail, Hospitality, Multi-family, Office, not a fit if >30% of business is residential focused.
- Nations is highly flexible in go-forward involvement of current ownership.
About Nations Roof
Nations is a premier provider of commercial roofing services. With a footprint of over 30 locations, Nations completed jobs in 49 states in the past year. The Company focuses on providing best-in-class customer service to real estate owners across all types of commercial properties. Headquartered in the Southeast, Nations is one of the five largest commercial roofing...more
A&A Global Industries, an Acacia Partners Portfolio Company, is Actively Seeking Add-On Opportunities in the Candy Sector
July 10, 2023
A&A Global Industries, an Acacia Partners portfolio company, is actively seeking add-on opportunities in the candy sector to expand its Koko’s Confectionary product offering. A&A is a flexible buyer with a focus on the below criteria.
Add-On Acquisition Criteria
- Company Criteria: North American focused distributors of licensed and unlicensed candy and novelties
- End Markets Served: Specialty retail, Family Entertainment Centers, “Big Box” stores, hobby shops, convenience stores, dollar stores and other related end markets
- Size: Annual Revenues of $5mm+
- Brand Types: Licensed and unlicensed candy and novelties
- Desired Products: Candy, gum, mints, squeezes, hard candy, sour candy, candy jewelry, sprays, suckers, lollipops, popping candy, gummies and other novelties
- Involvement of Current Ownership: A&A is highly flexible in go-forward involvement of current ownership
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June 7, 2023
AUSTIN, Texas – Acacia Partners (“Acacia”), an Austin, Texas based investment firm, completed a majority recapitalization of A&A Global Industries, LLC (“A&A” or “Company”), a premier nationwide value-added distributor of novelty toys, candy, and redemption prizes to family entertainment centers (“FEC”), vending route operators, and amusement companies. Acacia’s partnership with A&A will help the Company continue its significant organic growth and opportunistically source and execute add-on acquisitions.
“Given that we are a third-generation family-owned business, we emphasized finding a partner that could not only help us grow but would also be conscientious of maintaining our Company’s core values” said Steve Kovens A&A’s Co-President. “Acacia demonstrated strong dedication to focusing on our employees and company culture.”
Brian Kovens, A&A’s Co-President stated, “Another matter of importance for us was finding a partner that shares our time horizon. Acacia’s permanent capital base ensures that we can focus on managing the...more
January 12, 2021
AUSTIN, Texas – Acacia Partners (“Acacia”), an Austin, Texas based investment firm, recently completed a growth equity investment in Nations Roof, LLC (“Nations Roof” or “Company”), a nationwide provider of commercial roofing services. Acacia’s investment will help the Company continue its significant organic growth across the U.S. and accelerate its growing service and repair division.
“After fifteen years of consistent growth, the time is right to bring on a like-minded financial partner to help take our business to the next level.” said Rich Nugent, Founder and CEO of Nations Roof. “We set out to find a partner that shared our core values, including a long-term time horizon and a commitment to maintaining a strong balance sheet with little debt. It is very hard to find an investment firm with this mindset, but we feel we have with Acacia Partners. From our first meeting through closing, it was clear that our cultures were aligned and that we will be a great fit for each other.”
Brad Johl of Acacia Partners noted, “Rich and his team have built...more