Investment Summary

Altor Equity Partners Invests In Meltwater

On October 1, 2012, private equity firm Altor Equity Partners invested in information technology company Meltwater

Investment Highlights
  • This is Altor Equity Partners’ 1st transaction in the Information Technology sector.
  • This is Altor Equity Partners’ 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Altor Equity Partners’ 1st transaction in California.

Investment Summary

Date 2012-10-01
Target Meltwater
Sector Information Technology
Investor(s) Altor Equity Partners
Deal Type Stake Purchase

Target

Meltwater

San Francisco, California, United States
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Meltwater is a provider of online intelligence solutions. Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. More than 25,000 companies use the Meltwater media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand and stay ahead of their competition. Meltwater was founded in 2001 and is based in San Francisco, California.

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Investor(S) 1

Investor

Altor Equity Partners

Stockholm, Sweden

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2003
PE ASSETS 8.3B EUR
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Altor Equity Partners is a private equity firm that looks to principally invest in medium-sized Nordic based companies across a broad range of industries. Altor typically seeks control positions when investing. Prospective companies generally have revenues of €50 to €500 million. Broad areas of interest include healthcare services, electronics, technology, financial services, business services, niche manufacturing, capital equipment, software, marine, consumer products, and communications. Altor Equity Partners was formed in 2003 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 41 of 89
Sector (Information Technology) 1 of 1
Type (Stake Purchase) 2 of 8
State (California) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 3 of 4
Year (2012) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-07-31 Meyn Food Processing Technology BV

Oostzaan, Netherlands

Meyn supports the poultry industry in improving their productivity through improved yield, speed, labor productivity and reduced down time. Meyn invests extensively in R&D and has a global network for installation projects, with their own service technicians and parts distribution.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-04-23 Euro Cater

Svenstrup, Denmark

Euro Cater is a Nordic foodservice wholesaler, with more than 30 distribution sites across Denmark and Sweden, offering a full range of food products for restaurants, hotels, caterers and other professional kitchens. Euro Cater was founded in 2006 and is based in Svenstrup, Denmark.

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