BB&T Capital Markets Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Nautic Partners, LLC in the sale of Endries International, Inc. to MSD Partners, L.P.
On December 10, 2018, Endries International, Inc. and certain related affiliates (collectively “Endries" or the "Company"), a portfolio company of Nautic Partners, LLC (“Nautic”), was acquired by MSD Partners, L.P. (“MSD”). BB&T Capital Markets served as the exclusive financial advisor to Nautic.
About the Companies
For over 40 years, Endries has worked with OEMs and has built its business around supporting manufacturers. Today Endries manages over 500,000 SKU’s, including various fasteners and related production components, and has annual sales in excess of $325 million.
Nautic is a middle-market private equity firm focused on three industry verticals: healthcare, industrial products, and outsourced services. Nautic has completed over 130 platform transactions throughout its 33-year history. Nautic’s strategy is to partner with management teams to accelerate the growth trajectory of its portfolio companies via add-on acquisitions, targeted operating initiatives, and increased management team depth. Nautic generally makes equity investments of $25 million or more.
MSD Partners, L.P. an SEC-registered investment adviser located in New York, was formed in 2009 by the principals of MSD Capital, L.P. to enable a select group of investors to invest in strategies that were developed by MSD Capital. MSD Capital was established in 1998 to exclusively manage the capital of Michael Dell and his family. MSD Partners utilizes a multi-disciplinary investment strategy focused on maximizing long-term capital appreciation by making investments across the globe in the equities of public and private companies, credit, real estate and other asset classes and securities. MSD Private Capital Group leads MSD Partners’ control equity and structured preferred investments.
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