Sun Capital Partners is a global private equity firm which identifies companies’ untapped potential and leverages its deep operational and financial resources to transform results. Sun Capital is a trusted partner that is recognized for its investment and operational experience, including particular expertise in the consumer products and services, food and beverage, industrial, packaging, chemical, building products, automotive, restaurant and retail sectors.
Sun Capital affiliates invest in companies which typically have the number one or two market position in their industry, long-term competitive advantages, and significant barriers to entry. Sun Capital has offices in Boca Raton, Los Angeles and New York, and affiliates in London, Frankfurt, Paris, Stockholm and Shenzhen.
Since 1995, Sun Capital has invested in more than 315 companies worldwide across a broad range of industries and transaction structures. On a consolidated basis, Sun Capital’s affiliated portfolio companies would rank in the top 100 of Fortune Magazine’s listing of the 500 largest companies in the United States.
Sun Capital focuses on companies that are operationally challenged, experiencing an industry or business transition, undergoing a corporate divestiture, or managing rapid growth. Performance improvement is driven by partnering with strong management teams and utilizing our substantial in-house resources and expertise. Our in-house resources consists of dedicated professionals who, prior to joining Sun Capital, spent their careers operating businesses.
Sun Capital has over $9 billion of capital under management. Sun Capital often bridges the entire purchase price at closing, raising permanent debt financing afterwards.
Sun Capital targets companies with up to $1.5 billion or more of revenues, but many of our transactions are with businesses with sales between $50 million and $500 million. Sun Capital’s unique ability to close deals without external financing, staff of approximately 160 people, and a decisive approach to business enables us to close deals within 30 days compared to 3 to 6 months for most other buyers.
Sun Capitals’ Unique Buyer Attributes Include:
Senior in-house operating professionals that work with management in their efforts to improve operations.
Seller friendly contract terms (no over-negotiation)
Acquisition of stock, assets, bank debt, bonds and/or other securities, and cash infusion for liquidity.
No financing contingencies. Sun Capital affiliates can bridge the entire purchase price at closing.
Consistently close transactions within 30 days.
Experienced team of investment and operational professionals with the resources to analyze, build, and transform results.