AFINUM Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, AFINUM Management has acquired 5 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

AFINUM Management’s most common sectors for investment arefurniture (10%) and construction (7%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (53%) and growth capital (32%). In total, AFINUM Management has invested in 7 different countries.

In the last 3 years, AFINUM Management has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (58%). AFINUM Management’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold Garz & Fricke for $203M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity63
    • M&A Buy Activity44
    • M&A Sell Activity19
  • Total Sectors Invested 25
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 6

AFINUM Management GmbH

Theatinerstrasse 7,
Munich, 80333
Germany
+49 (0)89 - 255 433 01
www.afinum.de
info@afinum.de

AFINUM Management GmbH is a private equity firm that targets mid-market companies. The Firm primarily targets opportunities in German-speaking Europe and seeks businesses generating €25 to €500 million in revenues. AFINUM will consider a variety of transaction situations, including MBOs, MBIs, and growth capital financings. The Firm will not invest in turnarounds. AFINUM Management GmbH was formed in 2000 and is based Munich. The Firm has additional offices in Zurich and Hong Kong.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, E-Commerce, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Medical Products, Real Estate, Retail, Software, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 25 500
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 25 150
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 34 4 2 3 1 - 44
Sell (1.6/yr) # 11 3 3 1 1 - 19
vol $203M $203M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Garz & Fricke GmbH 2021-10-18 203M EUR Trade Sale - Public Company
Hamburg, Germany · www.garz-fricke.com
SanderStrothmann Group 2021-01-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Georgsmarienhütte, Germany · www.sanderstrothmann.de
Listan GmbH 2020-09-17 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Glinde, Germany · www.listan.com
Threema GmbH 2020-09-04 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Pfäffikon, Switzerland · www.threema.ch
MeridianSpa Deutschland GmbH 2020-01-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Hamburg, Germany · www.meridianspa.de
Lemco Précision SA 2020-01-10 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Vionnaz, Switzerland · www.lemco-precision.ch
Midoco GmbH 2019-12-10 - Secondary Buyout
Hilden, Germany · www.midoco.de
FAST LTA AG 2019-12-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Munich, Germany · www.fast-lta.de
Golfversand Hannover GmbH 2019-11-15 - Growth Capital
Hanover, Germany · www.all4golf.de
Avantgarde Gesellschaft für Kommunikation mbH 2019-09-25 - Secondary Buyout
Munich, Germany · www.avantgarde.net
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Furniture 2 (11%) - 4 (9%) -
Construction - - 3 (7%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (6%) - 3 (7%) -
Transportation - - 3 (7%) -
Automotive 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Business Services - - 2 (5%) -
Consumer Products 2 (11%) - 2 (5%) -
Consumer Services - - 2 (5%) -
Electronics 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Information Technology 2 (11%) - 2 (5%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Machinery 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Marketing 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Retail 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (2%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (2%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (2%) -
E-Commerce 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Food 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Life Science 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Manufacturing 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Marine - - 1 (2%) -
Packaging - - 1 (2%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (2%) -
Total 18 - 44 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 14 (78%) - 31 (70%) -
Switzerland 3 (17%) - 8 (18%) -
Liechtenstein 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Italy - - 1 (2%) -
Denmark - - 1 (2%) -
Luxembourg - - 1 (2%) -
Netherlands - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 14 (78%) - 31 (70%) -
Cross-border 4 (22%) - 13 (30%) -
Total 18 - 44 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (39%) - 23 (52%) -
Growth Capital 10 (56%) - 14 (32%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (6%) - 4 (9%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 3 (7%) -
Total 18 - 44 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 12 (63%) -
Trade Sale 4 (21%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (5%) 203M (100%)
Sold to Management 1 (5%) -
Stake Sale 1 (5%) -
Total 19 $203M

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Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $203M
TOTAL $203M
Largest Garz & Fricke GmbH
$203M (2021-10-18)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
5%
2 (5%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
58%
11 (58%)
Strategic(s)
21%
4 (21%)

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