Alder Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Alder’s most common sectors for investment are electrical equipment (30%) and machinery (20%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (60%) and stake purchase (30%). In total, Alder has invested in 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2018 when it acquired Scanacon AB for -.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 2

Alder is a private investment firm focused on acquiring 'sustainable' technology-oriented companies that produce products or services that use less material and/or energy, and and cause less environmental damage then alternatives. Alder will consider opportunities throughout Scandinavia and German speaking Europe. Target companies generally have revenues of SEK100 to SEK 750 million. Alder was established in 2008 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Environmental, Information Technology, Machinery, Manufacturing

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 100 750
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of SEK

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 9 - - 1 - - 10
Sell (0.2/yr) # - 1 - - - - 1
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Scanacon AB 2018-09-25 - Secondary Buyout
Spånga, Sweden · www.scanacon.com
Dinair AB 2016-11-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Vadstena, Sweden · www.dinair.se
Gasmet Technologies Oy 2015-04-23 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Helsinki, Finland · www.gasmet.com
Umia AB 2015-02-01 - Stake Purchase
Umeå, Sweden · www.umia.se
Satel Oy 2014-11-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Salo, Finland · www.satel.com
Powerbox International AB 2013-08-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Gnesta, Sweden · www.powerbox.info
Rail & Road Protec GmbH 2012-09-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Flensburg, Germany · www.r2protec.de
Nordic Water Products AB 2012-03-06 - Stake Purchase
Västra Frölunda, Sweden · www.nordicwater.com
Dinair AB 2012-01-25 - Stake Purchase
Vadstena, Sweden · www.dinair.se
Jernforsen Energi System AB 2011-05-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Halmstad, Sweden · www.jernforsen.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Powerbox International AB 2013-08-01 Eplax GmbH 2016-05-03 1
Gnesta, Sweden · www.powerbox.info Bremen, Germany · www.eplax.de
Gasmet Technologies Oy 2015-04-23 Quantitech Ltd. 2016-04-08 1
Helsinki, Finland · www.gasmet.com Milton Keynes, United Kingdom · www.quantitech.co.uk
Rail & Road Protec GmbH 2012-09-07 TechHouse.dk A/S 2016-01-22 3
Flensburg, Germany · www.r2protec.de Ringsted, Denmark · www.techhouse.dk
Rail & Road Protec GmbH 2012-09-07 ProTracking ApS 2013-09-09 2
Flensburg, Germany · www.r2protec.de Viborg, Denmark · www.protracking.dk
Rail & Road Protec GmbH 2012-09-07 Profinans ApS 2013-09-09 1
Flensburg, Germany · www.r2protec.de Viborg, Denmark

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Electrical Equipment 3 (33%) - 3 (30%) -
Machinery 2 (22%) - 2 (20%) -
Manufacturing 1 (11%) - 2 (20%) -
Communications 1 (11%) - 1 (10%) -
Electronics 1 (11%) - 1 (10%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (11%) - 1 (10%) -
Total 9 - 10 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Sweden 5 (56%) - 6 (60%) -
Finland 3 (33%) - 3 (30%) -
Germany 1 (11%) - 1 (10%) -
Total 9 - 10 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 6 (67%) - 6 (60%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (22%) - 3 (30%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (11%) - 1 (10%) -
Total 9 - 10 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Nordea Markets
1
Legal Deals
Hannes Snellman
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
TOTAL -
Largest Scanacon AB
- (2018-09-25)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%