Active Capital Company B.V. Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Active Capital Company B.V. has acquired 2 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

Active Capital Company B.V.’s most common sectors for investment areelectrical equipment (20%) and machinery (14%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (34%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (27%). In total, Active Capital Company B.V. has invested in 2 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). Active Capital Company B.V.’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold Food Technology Noord-Oost Nederland B.V. for $36M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 2

Active Capital Company B.V.

Vossiusstraat 13A,
Amsterdam, 1071 AC
Netherlands
+31 (0)20 262 0275
www.activecapitalcompany.com
info@activecapitalcompany.com

Active Capital Company is a private investment firm focused on investing in small to mid-sized Dutch companies with €10 to €100 million in revenue. The Firm prefers control situations and looks to commit up to €12 per transaction. Areas of interest include industrial goods/services and distribution. Active Capital Company is based in Amsterdam.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Distribution, Machinery

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 100
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - 12
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 8 2 2 1 2 - 15
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 1 - - - - 2
vol $36M $36M
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
VDM Industries BV 2021-09-29 - Growth Capital
Bodegraven, Netherlands · www.vdmindustries.nl
PhotonFirst 2021-01-01 - Divestiture
Alkmaar, Netherlands · www.photonfirst.com
Delta Coastal Services B.V. 2020-03-19 - Growth Capital
Vlissingen, Netherlands · www.deltacoastalservices.com
Technobis Group 2019-09-09 - Growth Capital
Alkmaar, Netherlands · www.technobis.com
SchahlLED Lighting GmbH 2019-02-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Unterschleissheim, Germany · www.schahlled.de
CleanLease B.V. 2018-11-28 - Secondary Buyout
Koudekerk aan den Rijn, Netherlands · www.cleanlease.com
Food Technology Noord-Oost Nederland B.V. 2018-07-12 36M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Almelo, Netherlands · www.ftnon.com
FibrXL 2018-03-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Almere, Netherlands · www.fibrxl.com
Arnold Suhr Netherlands B.V. 2017-05-23 - Growth Capital
Hilversum, Netherlands · www.arnoldsuhr.com
Codi International BV 2017-04-18 - Secondary Buyout
Veenendaal, Netherlands · www.codigroup.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Electrical Equipment 2 (20%) - 3 (20%) -
Apparel/Textiles 2 (20%) - 2 (13%) -
Chemicals 1 (10%) - 2 (13%) -
Consumer Products 2 (20%) - 2 (13%) -
Machinery 1 (10%) - 2 (13%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (7%) -
Manufacturing 1 (10%) - 1 (7%) -
Marine - - 1 (7%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (10%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 10 - 15 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Netherlands 9 (90%) - 14 (93%) -
Germany 1 (10%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 10 - 15 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 2 (20%) - 5 (33%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (30%) - 4 (27%) -
Divestiture 1 (10%) - 2 (13%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (20%) - 2 (13%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (20%) - 2 (13%) -
Total 10 - 15 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (50%) 36M (100%)
Secondary Sale 1 (50%) -
Total 2 $36M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Fortaleza Capital B.V.
1
Legal Deals
Houthoff Buruma
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $36M
TOTAL $36M
Largest Food Technology Noord-Oost Nederland B.V.
$36M (2018-07-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
13%
2 (13%)
Strategic(s)
13%
2 (13%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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