AC Desarrollo Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

AC Desarrollo’s most common sectors for investment are business services (10%) and beverages (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (53%) and growth capital (35%). In total, AC Desarrollo has invested in 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2001 when it acquired Hitecsa Aire Acondicionado SLU for $42M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is unknown (48%). AC Desarrollo’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2004 when it sold Kelkoo S.A.D.C.S for $535M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity65
    • M&A Buy Activity40
    • M&A Sell Activity25
  • Total Sectors Invested 27
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12

AC Desarrollo

Paseo de la Castellana, 89, 6ª planta,
Madrid, 28046
Spain
+91 586 42 42
www.acdesarrollo.com

AC Desarrollo is the private equity arm of Ahorro Corporación, a financial services group. AC Desarrollo focuses on acquiring middle market businesses throughout Spain. AC has no industry preferences and will consider both majority and minority positions in portfolio companies. Sectors AC has invested in include food/beverages, domestic cleaning products, air conditioning, toys, telecommunications, retail, and software. Prospective transaction situations include buyouts (MBOs, MBIs, and LBOs), consolidations, startups, and growth capital financing. AC Desarrollo was formed in 1999 and is based in Madrid. The Firm is no longer active.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Agriculture, Beverages, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Environmental, Food, Healthcare Services, Leisure, Manufacturing, Media, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 40 - - - - - 40
vol $42M $42M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 25 - - - - - 25
vol $687M $687M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Metales Extruidos SL 2015-05-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Valladolid, Spain · www.metalesextruidos.com
Litografía Alavesa SL 2015-03-01 - Secondary Buyout
Oyón, Spain · www.litalsa.es
Endaki Tecnocast SL 2014-10-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Leon, Spain · www.endakitecnocast.com
Axesor Conocer para Decidir SA 2012-07-01 - Unknown
Granada, Spain · www.axesor.es
Celogal Uno SL 2012-03-01 - Unknown
Almeria, Spain
Musgo 2012-01-01 - Bankruptcy
, Spain
Biotran - Gestión de Resiudos SL 2011-10-01 - Growth Capital
Tudela de Duero, Spain · www.biotran.com
Grupo Postigo 2011-05-26 - Growth Capital
Valencia, Spain · www.grupo-postigo.es
Neocodex SL 2011-05-01 - Unknown
Sevilla, Spain · www.neocodex.com
Metales Extruidos SL 2011-03-01 - Growth Capital
Valladolid, Spain · www.metalesextruidos.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 4 (10%) -
Beverages - - 3 (8%) -
Food - - 3 (8%) -
Manufacturing - - 2 (5%) 42M (100%)
Communications - - 2 (5%) -
Consumer Services - - 2 (5%) -
Retail - - 2 (5%) -
Safety/Security 1 (100%) - 2 (5%) -
Transportation - - 2 (5%) -
Aerospace - - 1 (3%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (3%) -
Distribution - - 1 (3%) -
Education - - 1 (3%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (3%) -
Engineering - - 1 (3%) -
Environmental - - 1 (3%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (3%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (3%) -
Life Science - - 1 (3%) -
Media - - 1 (3%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (3%) -
Packaging - - 1 (3%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (3%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (3%) -
Software - - 1 (3%) -
Staffing - - 1 (3%) -
Total 1 - 40 $42M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Spain 1 (100%) - 38 (95%) 42M (100%)
Canada - - 1 (3%) -
  British Columbia - - 1 (3%) -
France - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 1 (100%) - 38 (95%) 42M (100%)
Cross-border - - 2 (5%) -
Total 1 - 40 $42M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 21 (53%) 42M (100%)
Growth Capital - - 14 (35%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (100%) - 5 (13%) -
Total 1 - 40 $42M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Unknown 12 (48%) -
Trade Sale 5 (20%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (16%) 535M (78%)
Secondary Sale 3 (12%) 152M (22%)
Bankruptcy 1 (4%) -
Total 25 $687M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $42M
TOTAL $42M
Largest Hitecsa Aire Acondicionado SLU
$42M (2001-12-19)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $682M
< $100M 1 $5M
TOTAL $687M
Largest Kelkoo S.A.D.C.S
$535M (2004-03-26)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
27%
3 27%
Strategic(s)
73%
8 73%

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