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Our dedicated team has advised on more builder M&A transactions than any other advisor. The Builder Advisor Group team has solved some of the most complex capital raising assignments including project and corporate-level debt and equity, preferred equity, mezzanine debt, and more.
Landsea Homes Corporation announced today the completion of its acquisition of Hanover Family Builders (HFB), an Orlando-based homebuilder for a purchase price of $179.3 million, subject to certain post-closing adjustments plus the assumption of debt of approximately $69.3 million, which was refinanced with the Company's unsecured revolving credit facility. In 2021, Hanover closed 632 homes at an average selling price of $328,323 and ended the year with more than 4,100 lots under control, 469 homes in backlog worth more than $200 million and 18 active communities.
Lennar Corporation expands land pipeline in the Coastal Carolinas through strategic acquisition of privately-held Realstar Homes. The Realstar acquisition adds 10 active selling communities to Lennar’s presence in the surrounding Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head markets. BAG served as Realstar’s exclusive advisor in the transaction.
Dream Finders Homes expands footprint in the major Texas markets through acquisition of MHI / McGuyer Homebuilders. The acquisition gives Dream Finders Homes a meaningful stake in 4 of the 6 largest homebuilding markets in the U.S. and nearly doubles the company’s combined community count to over 220 active selling communities. BAG served as the exclusive advisor in the transaction.
Daiwa-House subsidiary and ‘2021 Builder of the Year’ recipient, Stanley Martin Homes enters Florida through a strategic acquisition of Orlando-based Avex Homes. The acquisition allows Stanley Martin to secure an incredible pipeline of lots in the greater Orlando market and bring in a team of highly experienced Florida operators. BAG served as exclusive sell-side advisor to Avex Homes in the transaction.
LGI Homes strengthens their Texas division with the addition of Buffington Homes. Buffington Homes is one of Austin’s largest privately-held builders. The acquisition bolsters LGI’s land position in the high-growth market and adds invaluable management experience and team members to the growing division. BAG served as exclusive advisor to Buffington Homes in the transaction.
Fischer Homes acquires Payne Family Homes in a transaction that expands Fischer’s impressive market presence in the Midwest. The acquisition allows Fischer to secure a meaningful pipeline of land in the St. Louis market. Builder Advisor Group served as exclusive sell-side advisor to Payne Family Homes in the deal.
California-based Landsea Homes expands into high-growth markets of Florida and Texas through their acquisition of Vintage Estate Homes. Vintage Estate Homes is an innovate builder with a long-established presence in the Orlando, Palm Bay, and Melbourne markets of Florida as well as Austin and San Antonio markets of Texas. Landsea’s acquisition allows them to bring on a veteran management team to operate and grow the company in these new geographies. BAG served as exclusive advisor to Vintage Estate Homes in the transaction.
Canadian-based Empire Communities acquires Shea Homes – North Carolina to expand its growing U.S. presence to include Charlotte, one of the fastest-growing cities in America. Empire intends to retain the management team and existing employees to operate and grow the business within North Carolina. BAG served as exclusive sell-side advisor to Shea Homes – North Carolina. Shea Homes – North Carolina is not affiliated with the CA-based national homebuilder Shea Homes Limited Partnership.
American Southern Homes completes its third acquisition through purchase of Arizona builder, Dorn Homes. The transaction brings on an experienced management team and over 2,400 lots in the greater Prescott, AZ market. Builder Advisor Group served as buy-side advisor to American Southern Homes in the acquisition.