8 Miles Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

8 Miles’ most common sectors for investment are agriculture (43%) and beverages (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include stake purchase (58%) and growth capital (29%). In total, 8 Miles has invested in 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2016 when it acquired Beloxxi Industries for $80M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 2

8 Miles LLP

5th Floor, 55 Strand,
London, WC2N 5LR
United Kingdom
+44 20 7068 9999
www.8miles.com
info@8miles.com

8 Miles is a private equity firm focused on investing in Africa. The Firm looks to invest in high-growth companies and generally seeks to commit $15 to $45 million per transaction. Sectors of interest include agriculture, business services, financial services, consumer products, retail, energy, utilities, healthcare, leisure, real estate, telecom, media, technology, and logistics. 8 Miles was formed in 2008 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Media, Real Estate, Retail, Transportation, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital

Geographic Preferences: Africa

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 15 45
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 5 2 - - - - 7
vol $80M $80M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Beloxxi Industries Ltd. 2016-08-15 80M USD Growth Capital
Agbara, Nigeria · www.beloxxigroup.com
Verde Beef Processing PLC 2016-04-25 - Stake Purchase
Adami Tulu, Ethiopia · www.verdebeef.com
Orient Bank Ltd. 2015-02-24 - Stake Purchase
Kampala, Uganda · www.orient-bank.com
Eagle Chemicals Group 2014-09-02 - Stake Purchase
Cairo, Egypt · www.eagle-chemicals.com
Biyinzika Poultry International Ltd 2014-06-17 - Stake Purchase
Kampala, Uganda · www.biyinzika.co.ug
Awash Wine Share Company 2013-07-01 - Divestiture
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
eleni LLC 2013-06-03 - Growth Capital
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia · www.eleniexchanges.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Agriculture 3 (43%) - 3 (43%) -
Food 1 (14%) 80M (100%) 1 (14%) 80M (100%)
Beverages 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Chemicals 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Financial Services 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $80M 7 $80M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Ethiopia 3 (43%) - 3 (43%) -
Uganda 2 (29%) - 2 (29%) -
Nigeria 1 (14%) 80M (100%) 1 (14%) 80M (100%)
Egypt 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $80M 7 $80M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Stake Purchase 4 (57%) - 4 (57%) -
Growth Capital 2 (29%) 80M (100%) 2 (29%) 80M (100%)
Divestiture 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $80M 7 $80M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
1
Legal Deals
Clifford Chance LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $80M
TOTAL $80M
Largest Beloxxi Industries Ltd.
$80M (2016-08-15)

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