Alberta Investment Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Pension Profile

In the last 3 years, Alberta Investment Management has acquired 2 companies.

Alberta Investment Management’s most common sectors for investment areenergy services and equipment (29%) and machinery (15%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (43%) and divestiture (29%). In total, Alberta Investment Management has invested in 2 US states and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2015 when it acquired ERM Group for $1.7B.

In the last 3 years, Alberta Investment Management has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (75%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 5

Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo)

1600 - 10250 101 Street NW,
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3P4
Canada
(780) 392-3600
www.aimco.alberta.ca

Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) is a Canadian diversified institutional investment manager serving pension, endowment and government funds in the province of Alberta. In addition to investing in public equities, fixed income, and debt, AIMCo looks to invest in private equity, real estate, timberlands, and infrastructure. AIMCo's private equity group invests in funds and directly in companies throughout North America and Western Europe. Areas of interest include consumer, industrials, business services, financial services, technology, and healthcare. AIMCo is based in Edmonton, with additional offices in Toronto and London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Services, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Real Estate

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

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

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 3 2 1 1 - - 7
vol $1.7B $1.7B
Sell (0.8/yr) # - - - - - 4 4
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Washington Analysis LLC 2021-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Washington, District of Columbia · www.washingtonanalysis.com
ERM Group, Inc. 2021-05-17 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.erm.com
Glass, Lewis & Co. 2021-03-16 - Secondary Buyout
San Francisco, California · www.glasslewis.com
Davies Group Ltd. 2021-03-16 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.davies-group.com
Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project 2019-12-26 - Divestiture
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.coastalgaslink.com
Eolia Renovables de Inversiones, S.C.R., S.A. 2018-11-13 - Secondary Buyout
Madrid, Spain · www.eolia.com
Hayward Industries, Inc. 2017-06-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Clemmons, North Carolina · www.hayward.com
Davies Group Ltd. 2017-01-30 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.davies-group.com
ERM Group, Inc. 2015-06-15 1.7B USD Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.erm.com
KMC Mining Corp. 2008-03-06 - Growth Capital
Acheson, Alberta · www.kmcmining.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (50%) - 2 (29%) -
Environmental - - 1 (14%) 1.7B (97%)
Business Services - - 1 (14%) 46M (3%)
Insurance - - 1 (14%) -
Machinery 1 (25%) - 1 (14%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (25%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 4 - 7 $1.7B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Canada 2 (50%) - 2 (29%) -
  British Columbia 1 (25%) - 1 (14%) -
  Alberta 1 (25%) - 1 (14%) -
United States 1 (25%) - 2 (29%) 46M (3%)
  North Carolina 1 (25%) - 1 (14%) -
  California - - 1 (14%) 46M (3%)
United Kingdom - - 2 (29%) 1.7B (97%)
Spain 1 (25%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 4 - 7 $1.7B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 1 (25%) - 3 (43%) 1.7B (97%)
Divestiture 1 (25%) - 2 (29%) 46M (3%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (25%) - 1 (14%) -
Growth Capital 1 (25%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 4 - 7 $1.7B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 3 (75%) -
Trade Sale 1 (25%) -
Total 4 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
Lazard Ltd.
1
Houlihan Lokey
1
Legal Deals
Torys LLP
2
Allen & Overy LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.7B
< $100M 1 $46M
TOTAL $1.7B
Largest ERM Group, Inc.
$1.7B (2015-06-15)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
43%
3 (43%)
Strategic(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
75%
3 (75%)
Strategic(s)
25%
1 (25%)

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