M&A Deal Summary

Alia Capital Partners Acquires Zena Group

On August 5, 2014, private equity firm Alia Capital Partners acquired restaurants company Zena Group from CVC Capital Partners for 270M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Alia Capital Partners’ 1st transaction in the Restaurants sector.
  • This is Alia Capital Partners’ 0th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Alia Capital Partners’ 1st transaction in Spain.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2014-08-05
Target Zena Group
Sector Restaurants
Buyer(s) Alia Capital Partners
Sellers(s) CVC Capital Partners
Deal Type Secondary Buyout
Deal Value 270M EUR

Target

Zena Group

Aravaca, Spain
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Zena is a leading Spanish casual dining and fast-food restaurant group, composed of a mix of owned brands such as Foster?s Hollywood, Canas y Tapas, Il Tempietto, Nostrus, La Vaca Argentina (a recently acquired leading chain in the Steak House segment) and franchises, including Burger King, Pizza Hut and Kentucky Fried Chicken.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Alia Capital Partners

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2007
SizeSmall
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Alia Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on middle-market company acquisitions in Spain and Latin America. The Firm prefers profitable companies with $2 to $15 million of EBITDA. Broad areas of interest include food, beverages, distribution, consumer products, industrial, business services, and financial services. Alia Capital Partners was formed in 2007 and is based in Madrid.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Restaurants) 1 of 1
Type (Secondary Buyout) 1 of 1
Country (Spain) 1 of 1
Year (2014) 1 of 1

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

CVC Capital Partners

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1981
PE ASSETS 82.0B USD
SizeMega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

CVC Capital Partners is a global private equity firm focused on investments in large companies located in Europe, North America, and Asia. CVC looks for opportunities with stable cash flows and talented management, and will consider businesses in a variety of industries. Target sectors include textiles, industrial products, waste management, building materials, energy/utilities, business services, financial services, distribution, healthcare, media, semiconductors, and gaming. CVC can handle transactions valued from €250 million to €10 billion. CVC Capital Partners was formed in 1981 and is based in Luxembourg.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 107 of 162
Sector (Restaurants) 3 of 4
Type (Secondary Buyout) 24 of 39
Country (Spain) 7 of 10
Year (2014) 3 of 7
Size (of disclosed) 37 of 49
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-06-23 Elsan SAS

Paris, France

Elsan is a healthcare services provider operating 128 clinics treating more than 2 million patients every year. Elsan works with approximately 6,500 physicians and employs 23,000 people. Elsan specializes in medicine, surgery, obstetrics, and other medical services (dialysis, post-acute rehabilitation, imaging & radiotherapy, and home hospitalization). Elsan was founded in 2000 and is based in Paris, France.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-08-11 WiniaMando, Inc.

Asan-City, South Korea

WiniaMando, Inc. is a manufacturer of kimchi refrigerator and air-conditioning units for domestic use. The kimchi refrigerator is a specially designed chest freezer/ refrigerator used to ferment and preserve Korea staple food, kimchi, or pickled vegetables.

Sell $146M