Acton Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Acton Capital has invested in 14 companies.

Acton Capital’s most common sectors for investment are internet software and services (45%) and information technology (16%). The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (79%) and growth capital (22%). In total, Acton Capital has invested in 2 US states and 8 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Acton Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity46
    • M&A Buy Activity38
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 4

Acton Capital

Widenmayerstr. 29,
Munich, 80538
Germany
+49 89 2421 887 0
www.actoncapital.com
info@actoncapital.de

Acton Capital is a late-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in web-based companies benefiting from the 'digital revolution'. The Firm has a special interest in companies and sectors benefiting from the transition to online activity and will consider opportunities across Europe and North America. Acton Capital Partners was formed in 1999 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, E-Commerce, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Software

Target Transaction Types: Growth Capital, Venture

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 10
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (3.2/yr) # 22 2 2 5 5 2 38
Sell (0.4/yr) # 6 1 - - 1 - 8
  46

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Convelio 2020-02-04 - Venture
Paris, France · www.convelio.com
Elder 2020-01-02 - Venture
London, United Kingdom · www.elder.org
ArtNight 2019-12-03 - Venture
Berlin, Germany · www.artnight.com
Knix Wear 2019-11-26 - Venture
Toronto, Ontario · www.knix.com
Maple Corp. 2019-09-18 - Venture
Toronto, Ontario · www.getmaple.ca
Themis Solutions, Inc. 2019-09-04 - Secondary Buyout
Burnaby, British Columbia · www.clio.com
expertlead 2019-06-25 - Venture
Berlin, Germany · www.expertlead.com
LemonOne 2019-06-19 - Venture
Berlin, Germany · www.lemonone.com
Vimcar 2018-12-18 - Venture
Berlin, Germany · www.vimcar.de
Freska Finland Oy 2018-10-26 - Venture
Helsinki, Finland · www.freska.fi
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 11 (42%) - 17 (45%) -
Information Technology 6 (23%) - 6 (16%) -
Business Services 2 (8%) - 3 (8%) -
E-Commerce 1 (4%) - 3 (8%) -
Apparel/Textiles 2 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Consumer Products 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Services 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Gaming - - 1 (3%) -
Media 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (3%) -
Retail - - 1 (3%) -
Staffing 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 26 - 38 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 13 (50%) - 21 (55%) -
United Kingdom 4 (15%) - 5 (13%) -
Canada 4 (15%) - 5 (13%) -
  British Columbia 2 (8%) - 3 (8%) -
  Ontario 2 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
United States 1 (4%) - 3 (8%) -
  New York 1 (4%) - 2 (5%) -
  California - - 1 (3%) -
France 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Finland 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Russia 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Sweden 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 26 - 38 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 23 (88%) - 30 (79%) -
Growth Capital 3 (12%) - 8 (21%) -
Total 26 - 38 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 3 (38%) -
IPO 2 (25%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (25%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (13%) -
Total 8 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Altium Capital Ltd.
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
1
Gütt Olk Feldhaus Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB
1

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
43%
3 43%
Strategic(s)
57%
4 57%

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