Africinvest Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Africinvest has invested in 1 company.

Africinvest’s most common sectors for investment are business services (23%) and financial services (23%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (34%) and growth capital (23%). In total, Africinvest has invested in 1 US state and 8 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 1998 when it acquired Cogitel for $2M.

In the last 3 years, Africinvest has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (29%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 2

Africinvest

Immeuble Integra, Centre Urbain Nord,
Tunis, 1082
Tunisia
+216 71 189 800
www.tuninvest.com

Africinvest is a private equity firm focused on growth investments in African companies. The Firm generally targets minority investments in small to medium-sized companies, but Africinvest will consider select majority situations. Africinvest does not have any sector preferences and looks to hold for 4 to 6 years. Africinvest was formed in 1994 and is headquartered in Tunis, Tunisia.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Beverages, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Distribution, Education, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Financial Services, Food, Forest Products, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Leisure, Life Science, Manufacturing, Packaging, Plastics, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Technology Hardware, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Africa

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 8 - 1 - - - 9
vol $2M $2M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 4 - 1 1 - 1 7
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Polymedic SA 2020-01-13 - Secondary Buyout
Casablanca, Morocco
Kiboko Holdings Ltd. 2018-09-20 - Unknown
, Mauritius
Britam Holdings Plc 2017-10-01 - Stake Purchase
Nairobi, Kenya · www.britam.com
San Jose Lopez SA (San Jose & Lopez) 2017-04-10 - Secondary Buyout
Oiartzun, Spain · www.sjl.es
UAP Holdings Ltd. 2015-07-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Nairobi, Kenya · www.uapkenya.com
San Jose Lopez SA (San Jose & Lopez) 2013-07-11 - Stake Purchase
Oiartzun, Spain · www.sjl.es
Somatral 2012-11-02 - IPO
Sousse, Tunisia · www.permaflextunisie.com
UAP Holdings Ltd. 2012-03-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Nairobi, Kenya · www.uapkenya.com
Kiboko Holdings Ltd. 2010-01-01 - Growth Capital
, Mauritius
LaGray Chemical Ltd. 2009-02-01 - Venture
Chicago, Illinois · www.lagraychem.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 1 (33%) - 2 (22%) -
Financial Services 1 (33%) - 2 (22%) -
Packaging - - 1 (11%) 2M (100%)
Beverages - - 1 (11%) -
Communications - - 1 (11%) -
Life Science 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
Transportation - - 1 (11%) -
Total 3 - 9 $2M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Kenya 1 (33%) - 2 (22%) -
United States 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
  Illinois 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
Algeria 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
Tunisia - - 1 (11%) 2M (100%)
Spain - - 1 (11%) -
Ghana - - 1 (11%) -
Ivory Coast - - 1 (11%) -
Mauritius - - 1 (11%) -
Domestic - - 1 (11%) 2M (100%)
Cross-border 3 (100%) - 8 (89%) -
Total 3 - 9 $2M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 3 (33%) 2M (100%)
Growth Capital - - 2 (22%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (33%) - 2 (22%) -
Venture 2 (67%) - 2 (22%) -
Total 3 - 9 $2M

Exits by Deal Type

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

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
1
Legal Deals
Anjarwalla & Khanna (ALN)
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $2M
TOTAL $2M
Largest Cogitel
$2M (1998-01-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
60%
3 60%
Strategic(s)
40%
2 40%

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