Activa Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Activa Capital has invested in 2 companies.

Activa Capital’s most common sectors for investment are business services (16%) and distribution (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (58%) and growth capital (20%). In total, Activa Capital has invested in 1 US state and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Activa Capital has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (72%). Activa Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Gaz de Paris SAS for $124M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity40
    • M&A Buy Activity26
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 6

Activa Capital

203 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré,
Paris, 75008
France,
+33 1 43 12 50 12
www.activacapital.com
info@activacapital.com

Activa Capital is a private equity investment firm that seeks to acquire and invest in mid-market French businesses operating in the industrial products, consumer goods, food and drink, pharmaceutical, business services, and financial services sectors. Activa looks to invest in companies with an enterprise value of €20 and €200 million EUR and will consider majority investments in buyout situations and non-control positions in businesses looking for growth capital. Activa can commit in the range of €10 and €50 million per transaction and up to €100 million with co-investment. Target companies typically lead their sector or market and have positive/stable cash flow. Activa Capital was formed in 2000 and is based in Paris.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Products, Education, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Financial Services, Food, Life Science, Machinery, Marketing, Retail, Software, Staffing, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 50
Enterprise Value 20 200
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 22 2 - 1 1 - 26
Sell (1.0/yr) # 9 2 1 1 1 - 14
vol $124M $124M
  40

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Atlas For Men 2019-06-04 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.atlasformen.fr
Explore SAS 2019-02-05 - Growth Capital
Carquefou, France · www.explore.fr
Sport 2000 France SA 2018-12-01 - Sold to Management
Egly, France · www.sport2000.fr
Be Relax 2018-05-07 - Growth Capital
Paris, France · www.berelax.com
Groupe FINDIS 2017-04-07 - Secondary Buyout
Beaucouze, France · www.groupefindis.fr
Gaz de Paris SAS (Gaz Européen) 2016-11-14 124M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Paris, France · www.gaz-europeen.com
La Maison Bleue SAS 2016-10-06 - Secondary Buyout
Boulogne , France · www.la-maison-bleue.fr
Atlas For Men 2016-07-12 - Divestiture
Paris, France · www.atlasformen.fr
Mecadaq, Inc. 2016-01-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Santa Ana, California · www.mecadaq.com
Alliance Etiquettes 2015-12-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Pineuilh, France
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Nexeya 2013-07-30 Nexeya - Test & Integration & Services Business 2019-04-12 1
Chatenay-Malabry, France · www.eurilogic.fr Chatenay-Malabry, France
Mecadaq, Inc. 2016-01-13 Hirschler Manufacturing, Inc. 2018-05-17 3
Santa Ana, California · www.mecadaq.com Kirkland, Washington · www.hirschler.com
Alliance Etiquettes 2015-12-14 ApplicEtains 2017-10-04 3
Pineuilh, France Nontron, France · www.applicetains.com
Mecadaq, Inc. 2016-01-13 Armoa 2017-09-05 2
Santa Ana, California · www.mecadaq.com Paris, France
Mecadaq, Inc. 2016-01-13 RBDH Marignier 2016-09-01 1
Santa Ana, California · www.mecadaq.com Marignier, France · www.rbdh.com
Alliance Etiquettes 2015-12-14 Imprimerie D3 2016-07-07 2
Pineuilh, France Cépie, France · www.imprimerie-d3.com
Armatis-lc 2012-06-01 Datacontact Sp. o.o. 2016-03-30 2
Boulogne Billancourt, France · www.armatis.com Warsaw, Poland
Alliance Etiquettes 2015-12-14 Maumy Impression SAS 2016-01-22 1
Pineuilh, France La Réole, France · www.maumyimpression.com
Nexeya 2013-07-30 TechSAT GmbH 2015-11-16 2
Chatenay-Malabry, France · www.eurilogic.fr Poing, Germany · www.techsat.com
Nexeya 2013-07-30 CableTest Systems, Inc. 2015-01-30 1
Chatenay-Malabry, France · www.eurilogic.fr Markham, Ontario · www.cabletest.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 3 (25%) - 4 (15%) -
Distribution - - 3 (12%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Consumer Services 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Food - - 2 (8%) -
Retail - - 2 (8%) -
Staffing 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Aerospace 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Building Materials 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Products 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Information Technology 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Marketing - - 1 (4%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (4%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Transportation - - 1 (4%) -
Total 12 - 26 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 11 (92%) - 25 (96%) -
United States 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
  California 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 11 (92%) - 25 (96%) -
Cross-border 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 12 - 26 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (42%) - 15 (58%) -
Growth Capital 2 (17%) - 5 (19%) -
Secondary Buyout 3 (25%) - 3 (12%) -
Divestiture 1 (8%) - 2 (8%) -
Going Private 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 12 - 26 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 10 (71%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (14%) 124M (100%)
Sold to Management 2 (14%) -
Total 14 $124M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
2
Natixis
1
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
1
Legal Deals
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
2
Mayer Brown
1
Hogan Lovells
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $124M
TOTAL $124M
Largest Gaz de Paris SAS (Gaz Européen)
$124M (2016-11-14)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
71%
5 71%
Strategic(s)
29%
2 29%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
83%
10 83%
Strategic(s)
17%
2 17%

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