Abu Dhabi Investment Authority Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Sovereign Wealth Fund Profile

In the last 3 years, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has acquired 2 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (34%) and consumer services (23%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (34%) and stake purchase (34%). In total, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has invested in 4 US states and 6 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2019 when it acquired Galderma SA for $10.6B.

In the last 3 years, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has exited 1 company.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 7

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)

211 Corniche, PO Box 3600 ,
Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates
+971 2 415 0000
www.adia.ae


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Distribution, Energy Services and Equipment, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Oil/Gas Exploration, Real Estate

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 3 1 1 - 4 - 9
vol $4.8B $10.6B $15.4B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - 1 - - 1
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Merchants Automotive Group 2022-07-21 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hooksett, New Hampshire · www.merchantsfleet.com
VTG AG 2022-06-29 - Stake Purchase
Hamburg, Germany · www.vtg.com
Acrisure LLC 2022-06-01 - Stake Purchase
Caledonia, Michigan · www.acrisure.com
AmeriVet Veterinary Partners, Inc. 2022-02-25 - Secondary Buyout
San Antonio, Texas · www.amerivet.com
Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. 2020-04-21 - Stake Purchase
Navi Mumbai, India · www.jio.com
Galderma SA 2019-05-16 10.6B CHF Divestiture
Zug, Switzerland · www.galderma.com
Alight, Inc. 2017-02-10 4.8B USD Divestiture
Lincolnshire, Illinois · www.alight.com
Dedalus Italia S.p.A. 2016-07-08 - Secondary Buyout
Florence, Italy · www.dedalus.eu
Domestic & General Group Ltd. 2013-12-13 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.domesticandgeneral.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Galderma SA 2019-05-16 Alchemee LLC 2022-02-22 2
Zug, Switzerland · www.galderma.com El Segundo, California · www.alchemee.com
Dedalus Italia S.p.A. 2016-07-08 DXC Technology Co. - Healthcare Provider Software Business 2020-07-20 3
Florence, Italy · www.dedalus.eu , Virginia
Galderma SA 2019-05-16 Galderma SA - Bubchen 2020-05-05 1
Zug, Switzerland · www.galderma.com Soest, Germany
Dedalus Italia S.p.A. 2016-07-08 Agfa-Gevaert N.V. - HealthCare IT Business 2020-01-30 2
Florence, Italy · www.dedalus.eu Mortsel, Belgium

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 2 (25%) - 3 (33%) 4.8B (31%)
Consumer Services 2 (25%) - 2 (22%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (13%) 10.6B (100%) 1 (11%) 10.6B (69%)
Business Services 1 (13%) - 1 (11%) -
Insurance 1 (13%) - 1 (11%) -
Transportation 1 (13%) - 1 (11%) -
Total 8 $10.6B 9 $15.4B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 3 (38%) - 4 (44%) 4.8B (31%)
  Texas 1 (13%) - 1 (11%) -
  New Hampshire 1 (13%) - 1 (11%) -
  Michigan 1 (13%) - 1 (11%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (11%) 4.8B (31%)
Switzerland 1 (13%) 10.6B (100%) 1 (11%) 10.6B (69%)
United Kingdom 1 (13%) - 1 (11%) -
Germany 1 (13%) - 1 (11%) -
India 1 (13%) - 1 (11%) -
Italy 1 (13%) - 1 (11%) -
Total 8 $10.6B 9 $15.4B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 3 (38%) - 3 (33%) -
Stake Purchase 3 (38%) - 3 (33%) -
Divestiture 1 (13%) 10.6B (100%) 2 (22%) 15.4B (100%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (13%) - 1 (11%) -
Total 8 $10.6B 9 $15.4B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
SPAC 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
1
William Blair & Co. LLC
1
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
PwC Law LLP
1
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
1
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $15.4B
TOTAL $15.4B
Largest Galderma SA
$10.6B (2019-05-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
56%
5 (56%)
Strategic(s)
22%
2 (22%)

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