Alberta Investment Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Pension Profile

In the last 3 years, Alberta Investment Management has acquired 11 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

Alberta Investment Management’s most common sectors for investment areinternet software and services (14%) and renewable energy (7%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (42%) and divestiture (18%). In total, Alberta Investment Management has invested in 11 US states and 8 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2021 when it acquired Proofpoint for $12.3B.

In the last 3 years, Alberta Investment Management has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (43%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity35
    • M&A Buy Activity28
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 19
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 21
  • M&A Advisors 9

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 ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (3.2/yr) # 12 4 3 3 5 1 28
vol $3.5B $1.8B $10.2B $19.7B $35.2B
Sell (1.4/yr) # - - - 1 5 1 7
  35

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Howard Midstream Energy Partners LLC 2022-11-08 - Secondary Buyout
San Antonio, Texas · www.howardenergypartners.com
Cando Rail & Terminals Ltd. 2022-07-20 - Secondary Buyout
Brandon, Manitoba · www.candorail.com
Eolia Renovables de Inversiones, S.C.R., S.A. 2021-11-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.eolia.com
West Monroe Partners LLC 2021-11-10 - Stake Purchase
Chicago, Illinois · www.westmonroe.com
Washington Analysis LLC 2021-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Washington, District of Columbia · www.washingtonanalysis.com
Medallia, Inc. 2021-07-26 6.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.medallia.com
ERM Group, Inc. 2021-05-17 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.erm.com
Proofpoint, Inc. 2021-04-26 12.3B USD Going Private
Sunnyvale, California · www.proofpoint.com
Glass, Lewis & Co. 2021-03-16 - Secondary Buyout
San Francisco, California · www.glasslewis.com
Hayward Industries, Inc. 2021-03-11 - IPO
Berkeley Heights, New Jersey · www.hayward-pool.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Granicus, Inc. 2016-08-18 Rock Solid Technologies, Inc. 2022-10-12 9
Denver, Colorado · www.granicus.com San Juan, Puerto Rico · www.rocksolid.com
RealPage, Inc. 2020-12-21 Kigo, Inc. 2022-09-28 1
Richardson, Texas · www.realpage.com Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.kigo.net
Medallia, Inc. 2021-07-26 Mindful 2022-07-11 4
San Francisco, California · www.medallia.com Akron, Ohio · www.getmindful.com
Visma Oy 2017-06-29 Visma - IT Consulting Business 2022-06-16 3
Oslo, Norway · www.visma.com Oslo, Norway
Aegion Corp. 2021-02-16 EN-TECH Infrastructure LLC 2022-06-10 2
St. Louis, Missouri · www.aegion.com Closter, New Jersey
Visma Oy 2017-06-29 Lyanthe BV 2022-03-10 41
Oslo, Norway · www.visma.com Echt, Netherlands · www.lyanthe.com
HelpSystems LLC 2018-04-04 Alert Logic, Inc. 2022-03-09 16
Eden Prairie, Minnesota · www.helpsystems.com Houston, Texas · www.alertlogic.com
HelpSystems LLC 2018-04-04 Tripwire, Inc. 2022-02-09 15
Eden Prairie, Minnesota · www.helpsystems.com Portland, Oregon · www.tripwire.com
Aegion Corp. 2021-02-16 Fyfe North America and Fyfe Europe Business 2021-12-08 1
St. Louis, Missouri · www.aegion.com , United States
HelpSystems LLC 2018-04-04 Digital Guardian, Inc. 2021-10-27 14
Eden Prairie, Minnesota · www.helpsystems.com Waltham, Massachusetts · www.digitalguardian.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 4 (18%) 18.7B (59%) 4 (14%) 18.7B (53%)
Software 2 (9%) 10.2B (32%) 2 (7%) 10.2B (29%)
Insurance 2 (9%) 1.8B (6%) 2 (7%) 1.8B (5%)
Renewable Energy - - 2 (7%) 1.6B (4%)
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) 221M (1%)
Business Services 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) 46M (< 1%)
Information Technology 2 (9%) - 2 (7%) -
Life Science 2 (9%) - 2 (7%) -
Environmental - - 1 (3%) 1.7B (5%)
Engineering 1 (5%) 963M (3%) 1 (3%) 963M (3%)
Automotive 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Services 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Infrastructure 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Machinery - - 1 (3%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (3%) -
Plastics 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Real Estate 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Retail 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 22 $31.7B 29 $35.2B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 11 (50%) 29.9B (94%) 15 (52%) 31.7B (90%)
  California 2 (9%) 18.7B (59%) 3 (10%) 18.7B (53%)
  Texas 2 (9%) 10.2B (32%) 3 (10%) 10.4B (30%)
  Missouri 1 (5%) 963M (3%) 1 (3%) 963M (3%)
  Minnesota 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Illinois 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Georgia 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Colorado 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Tennessee 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Utah - - 1 (3%) 1.6B (4%)
  New Jersey - - 1 (3%) -
Canada 4 (18%) - 5 (17%) -
  Alberta 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) -
  Ontario 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Manitoba 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  British Columbia 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
United Kingdom 3 (14%) - 4 (14%) 1.7B (5%)
Bermuda 1 (5%) 1.8B (6%) 1 (3%) 1.8B (5%)
Germany 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Norway 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Sweden 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Spain - - 1 (3%) -
Total 22 $31.7B 29 $35.2B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 10 (45%) - 12 (41%) 1.7B (5%)
Divestiture 3 (14%) 1.8B (6%) 5 (17%) 2.1B (6%)
Going Private 3 (14%) 23.5B (74%) 3 (10%) 23.5B (67%)
Add-on Acquisition 2 (9%) 6.4B (20%) 3 (10%) 8.0B (23%)
Stake Purchase 3 (14%) - 3 (10%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (3%) -
Total 22 $31.7B 29 $35.2B

Exits by Deal Type

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

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lazard Ltd.
1
Cantor Fitzgerald
1
Houlihan Lokey
1
Legal Deals
Torys LLP
2
Linklaters LLP
1
Allen & Overy LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 6 $34.0B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.2B
< $100M 1 $46M
TOTAL $35.2B
Largest Proofpoint, Inc.
$12.3B (2021-04-26)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
48%
14 (48%)
Strategic(s)
21%
6 (21%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
43%
3 (43%)
Strategic(s)
43%
3 (43%)

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