21 Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, 21 Partners has acquired 2 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

21 Partners’ most common sectors for investment are consumer products (11%) and packaging (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (45%) and stake purchase (30%). In total, 21 Partners has invested in 1 US state and 8 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired Stroili Oro Group for $203M.

In the last 3 years, 21 Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (55%). 21 Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2006 when it sold Sisal Group for $1.0B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity95
    • M&A Buy Activity64
    • M&A Sell Activity31
  • Total Sectors Invested 29
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 18
  • M&A Advisors 8

21 Partners

Via G. Felissent, 90,
Treviso, 31100
Italy,
+39 04 223 166 11
www.21partners.com
info@21partners.com

21 Partners is a private equity firm that targets investments in growth-oriented, middle-market Italian, French, and Polish companies operating in a variety of industries. The Firm invests in French businesses through 21 Centrale Partners, Italian companies through 21 Partners SGR, and Polish companies through 21 Concordia. The Firm targets transactions requiring at least €10 million of capital typically in the form of development capital for growth companies, buyout capital for managers, or replacement capital for companies facing succession issues or needing shareholder liquidity. 21 Partners was founded in 1992 and is based in Treviso, Italy.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Education, Electrical Equipment, Engineering, Financial Services, Food, Furniture, Gaming, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Leisure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Marketing, Media, Packaging, Plastics, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Technology Hardware, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 50 300
Enterprise Value 50 500
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 60 1 1 1 1 - 64
vol $383M $383M
Sell (1.4/yr) # 24 4 - 3 - - 31
vol $1.4B $338M $1.7B
  95

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
FMA Assurances 2019-04-23 - Growth Capital
Courbevoie, France · www.fma.fr
Carton Pack Srl 2018-07-03 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Rutigliano, Italy · www.cartonpack.com
Forno d'Asolo S.p.A 2018-06-13 338M EUR Secondary Buyout
Maser, Italy · www.fornodasolo.it
Nadella S.r.l. 2018-05-03 - Secondary Buyout
Milan, Italy · www.nadella.it
RGI S.P.A. 2018-01-09 - Secondary Buyout
MILANO, Italy · www.rgigroup.it
Dl Software 2017-05-19 - Going Private
Paris, France · www.dlsoftware.fr
Ligier-Microcar 2016-08-23 - Secondary Buyout
Abrest, France · www.automobiles-ligier.com
Farnese Group 2016-08-15 - Secondary Buyout
Ortona, Italy · www.farnesevini.com
Stroili Oro Group SpA 2016-07-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Amaro, Italy · www.stroilioro.com
CMG Sports Club 2016-06-08 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.clubmedgym.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
SynerLab SA 2013-11-19 Alcala Farma SL 2015-11-20 1
Erstein, France · www.synerlab.com Correos, Spain · www.alcala-farma.es
Palmers Textil Group 2008-02-15 p2 Kosmetik GmbH 2015-06-03 1
Vienna, Austria · www.palmers.at Vienna, Austria · p2cosmetics.com
Oberthur Group 2013-01-07 Tann’s 2015-02-18 1
, France , France

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products 2 (8%) - 7 (11%) -
Packaging 3 (12%) - 7 (11%) -
Manufacturing 1 (4%) - 6 (9%) -
Retail 3 (12%) - 5 (8%) 203M (53%)
Business Services 2 (8%) - 4 (6%) -
Leisure 1 (4%) 79M (100%) 3 (5%) 79M (21%)
Consumer Services - - 2 (3%) 101M (26%)
Automotive - - 2 (3%) -
Communications 2 (8%) - 2 (3%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (3%) -
Food 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Insurance 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Machinery 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Marine - - 2 (3%) -
Safety/Security 2 (8%) - 2 (3%) -
Software 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Aerospace - - 1 (2%) -
Chemicals 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Distribution 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Education 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (2%) -
Furniture - - 1 (2%) -
Gaming - - 1 (2%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (2%) -
Life Science 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Marketing - - 1 (2%) -
Media 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Medical Products 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (2%) -
Total 26 $79M 65 $383M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 13 (50%) 79M (100%) 37 (57%) 180M (47%)
Italy 8 (31%) - 22 (34%) 203M (53%)
United Kingdom 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Canada 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Nova Scotia 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Austria 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Poland 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Switzerland 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
United States - - 1 (2%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 8 (31%) - 22 (34%) 203M (53%)
Cross-border 18 (69%) 79M (100%) 43 (66%) 180M (47%)
Total 26 $79M 65 $383M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 10 (38%) - 29 (45%) -
Stake Purchase 6 (23%) - 19 (29%) -
Secondary Buyout 7 (27%) 79M (100%) 11 (17%) 383M (100%)
Going Private 1 (4%) - 3 (5%) -
Growth Capital 2 (8%) - 2 (3%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (2%) -
Total 26 $79M 65 $383M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 20 (65%) 1.5B (85%)
Trade Sale 6 (19%) 48M (3%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (3%) 200M (12%)
1 (3%) -
Merger 1 (3%) -
Sold to Existing Investors 1 (3%) -
Sold to Management 1 (3%) -
Total 31 $1.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
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2
Ethica Corporate Finance
2
Banca IMI S.p.A.
1
Legal Deals
Chiomenti Studio Legale
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $304M
< $100M 1 $79M
TOTAL $383M
Largest Stroili Oro Group SpA
$203M (2006-04-04)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
$100M to $1B 3 $641M
< $100M 1 $48M
TOTAL $1.7B
Largest Sisal Group S.p.A
$1.0B (2006-10-18)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
14 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
80%
24 80%
Strategic(s)
20%
6 20%

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