Acton Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Acton Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are internet software and services (50%) and retail (20%). The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (55%) and growth capital (40%). In total, Acton Capital Partners has invested in 2 US states and 6 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (58%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity27
    • M&A Buy Activity20
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 4

Acton Capital Partners

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www.actoncapital.com
info@actoncapital.de

Acton Capital Partners 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, Gaming, Internet Software and Services, Media, Restaurants, Retail

Target Transaction Types: Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout, Venture

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
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M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 20 - - - - - 20
Sell (0.2/yr) # 6 1 - - - - 7
  27

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
MyOptique Group Ltd. 2016-08-16 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.myoptiquegroup.com
windeln.de GmbH 2015-05-06 - IPO
Grünwald, Germany · www.windeln.de
TripsByTips GmbH 2015-04-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Germany · www.tripsbytips.de
HomeToGo GmbH 2015-04-08 - Growth Capital
Berlin, Germany · www.hometogo.de
audibene GmbH 2015-03-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Germany · www.audibene.de
Etsy, Inc. 2015-03-04 - IPO
Brooklyn, New York · www.etsy.com
mytheresa.com GmbH 2014-09-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Munich, Germany · www.mytheresa.com
MyOptique Group Ltd. 2014-06-23 - Venture
London, United Kingdom · www.myoptiquegroup.com
Avenso GmbH 2013-09-17 - Secondary Buyout
Berlin, Germany · www.avenso.com
Etsy, Inc. 2013-01-01 - Growth Capital
Brooklyn, New York · www.etsy.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 8 (53%) - 10 (50%) -
Retail 3 (20%) - 4 (20%) -
Business Services 2 (13%) - 2 (10%) -
E-Commerce - - 2 (10%) -
Gaming 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
Restaurants 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 15 - 20 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 9 (60%) - 12 (60%) -
Canada 2 (13%) - 2 (10%) -
  British Columbia 2 (13%) - 2 (10%) -
United States 1 (7%) - 2 (10%) -
  California 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
  New York - - 1 (5%) -
United Kingdom 1 (7%) - 2 (10%) -
Russia 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
Sweden 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 15 - 20 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 8 (53%) - 11 (55%) -
Growth Capital 6 (40%) - 8 (40%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (7%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 15 - 20 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 3 (43%) -
IPO 2 (29%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (14%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (14%) -
Total 7 -

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)
20%
1 20%
Strategic(s)
80%
4 80%