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Back to blog March 17, 2022 No Comments Author: Andy Jones

Private Equity Investments in Construction Companies

Traditionally, Construction has not been a preferred industry of interest for private equity firms, precisely because it is often capital intensive and cyclical.

However, the Private Equity Info Research Database currently tracks 393 unique portfolio companies in the Construction space, collectively owned by 321 unique private equity firms. Clearly, there is now PE appetite in the construction space.

Top PE Firms Investing in the Construction Industry

The following PE firms hold at least 3 current platform investments in construction companies.

  1. Heico Companies (Chicago, IL, US)
  2. DPE (Deutsche Private Equity) (Munich, Germany)
  3. Argonaut Private Equity (Tulsa, OK, US)
  4. Main Street Capital Corporation (Houston, TX, US)
  5. Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (New York, NY, US)
  6. Hahn & Company (Seoul, South Korea)
  7. BayBG (Munich, Germany)
  8. Raiffeisen Invest Private Equity (Linz, AT)
  9. Darby Overseas Investments (Washington, DC, US)
  10. One Equity Partners (New York, NY, US)
  11. AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA (Munich, Germany)
  12. Volati (Stockholm, Sweden)

Select Private Equity Investments in Construction Businesses

Construction

May 2021 – Ratos invested in Vestia (Gothenburg, Sweden), a construction company.

January 2021 – Oroco Capital invested in Shimmick Construction (Oakland, CA, US), a heavy civil construction company.

Construction – Concrete

November 2021 – Monomoy Capital Partners invested in Cast-Crete (Seffner, FL, US), a manufacturer and distributor of precast concrete lintels and sills designed for single-family homes and used in block construction.

September 2021 – Argonaut Private Equity invested in FABco (Houston, TX, US), a provider of concrete construction materials and supplies including engineered steel rebar and associated construction products.

Construction – Roofing

September 2021 – North Branch Capital invested in Infinity Home Services (Oak Brook, IL, US), a residential roofing, siding, window and gutter replacement provider in the Midwest.

June 2021 – Halifax Group, The invested in Southern Siding & Gutters (Jackson, GA, US), a installer of siding, roofing, gutters, and other exterior home products.

Construction – Asphalt

June 2021 – Strength Capital invested in Pinnacle Paving & Sealing (Milford, OH, US), provides asphalt and pavement management services to customers throughout the greater Cincinnati area.

January 2021 – Huron Capital invested in Sunland Asphalt & Construction (Phoenix, AZ, US), an asphalt producer and paving solutions provider.

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