Altor Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Altor Equity Partners has acquired 14 companies. It has also invested in 8 others.

Altor Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (10%) and software (7%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (44%) and secondary buyout (23%). In total, Altor Equity Partners has invested in 3 US states and 10 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired Ewos AS for $786M.

In the last 3 years, Altor Equity Partners has exited 12 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (59%). Altor Equity Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Lindorff Group AB for $2.6B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity125
    • M&A Buy Activity86
    • M&A Sell Activity39
  • Total Sectors Invested 35
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 41
  • M&A Advisors 24

Altor Equity Partners

Jakobsgatan 6 ,
Stockholm, 111 52
Sweden
+46 8 678 91 00
www.altor.com
info@altor.com

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.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Forest Products, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Medical Products, Retail, Software, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Growth Capital, PIPE, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 50 500
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (5.6/yr) # 58 6 6 3 10 3 86
vol $1.2B $1.2B
Sell (2.4/yr) # 27 - 6 1 5 - 39
vol $7.0B $1.1B $8.0B
  125

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Silo AI Oy 2022-06-14 - Growth Capital
Helsinki, Finland · www.silo.ai
Audiowell 2022-05-25 - Growth Capital
Stockholm, Sweden · www.audiowell.se
Svea Solar 2022-03-24 - Divestiture
Stockholm, Sweden · www.sveasolar.com
Gnist Barnehager AS 2021-09-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Oslo, Norway · www.gnistbarnehager.no
Raw Fury AB 2021-08-17 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Stockholm, Sweden · www.rawfury.com
Rise Up Fashion GmbH 2021-08-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Berlin, Germany · www.oceansapart.com
Bruynzeel Storage Systems B.V. 2021-07-29 - Secondary Buyout
Panningen, Netherlands · www.bruynzeel-storage.com
Rillion AB 2021-06-28 - Secondary Buyout
Stockholm, Sweden · www.rillion.com
Nordic Trustee Holding ASA 2021-06-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Helsinki, Norway · www.nordictrustee.com
Navico, Inc. 2021-06-24 1.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Tulsa, Oklahoma · www.navico.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Xeptor B.V. 2016-04-01 Centralpoint B.V. 2021-04-13 1
Leiden, Netherlands · www.flexitdistribution.com Nijmegen, Netherlands · www.centralpoint.nl
Rossignol Group 2013-07-15 RaidLight-Vertical SAS 2020-07-31 1
Saint-Jean de Moirans, France · www.rossignol.com Saint-Pierre de Chartreuse, France · www.raidlight.com
Eleda Infra Services Group 2020-05-11 ONE Nordic AB 2020-05-11 2
Stockholm, Sweden · www.eleda.se Malmo, Sweden · www.one-nordic.se
OptiGroup AB 2008-04-30 Papyrus Deutschland Gmbh & Co. KG 2018-10-24 3
Molndal, Sweden · www.optigroup.com Ettlingen, Germany · www.papyrus-deutschland.de
OptiGroup AB 2008-04-30 Procurator AB 2017-01-09 20
Molndal, Sweden · www.optigroup.com Malmö, Sweden · www.procurator.net
OptiGroup AB 2008-04-30 Papyrus France Holding SAS 2016-12-20 2
Molndal, Sweden · www.optigroup.com Pantin, France
OptiGroup AB 2008-04-30 Inapa Schweiz AG 2016-12-20 19
Molndal, Sweden · www.optigroup.com Regensdorf, Switzerland · www.inapa.ch
Retta Group Oy 2016-06-02 Corbel Oy 2016-09-01 1
Helsinki, Finland · www.realiagroup.fi Vantaa, Finland · www.corbel.fi
Wrist Group A/S 2007-05-16 Garrets International Ltd. 2016-01-28 4
Noerresundby, Denmark · www.wrist.com Romford, United Kingdom · www.garrets.com
OptiGroup AB 2008-04-30 Papyrus Kuvert GmbH & Co. KG 2013-03-06 1
Molndal, Sweden · www.optigroup.com Ettlingen, Germany

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 6 (13%) - 8 (9%) -
Software 5 (11%) - 6 (7%) -
Machinery 2 (4%) - 5 (6%) -
Automotive 3 (7%) - 4 (5%) 270M (22%)
Financial Services 2 (4%) 166M (100%) 4 (5%) 166M (14%)
Energy Services and Equipment - - 4 (5%) -
Media 3 (7%) - 4 (5%) -
Medical Products - - 4 (5%) -
Apparel/Textiles 2 (4%) - 3 (3%) -
Consumer Products 2 (4%) - 3 (3%) -
Consumer Services 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
E-Commerce 2 (4%) - 3 (3%) -
Marine 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
Retail 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
Agriculture 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) 786M (64%)
Distribution 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Electronics - - 2 (2%) -
Environmental 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Food 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Furniture 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Manufacturing - - 2 (2%) -
Renewable Energy 2 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
Communications - - 1 (1%) -
Construction 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Engineering 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Information Technology 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Leisure 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Life Science - - 1 (1%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (1%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 1 (1%) -
Plastics 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Real Estate 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Restaurants 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 46 $166M 87 $1.2B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Sweden 25 (54%) 166M (100%) 40 (46%) 436M (36%)
Norway 4 (9%) - 19 (22%) 786M (64%)
Denmark 7 (15%) - 12 (14%) -
Finland 3 (7%) - 4 (5%) -
United States 1 (2%) - 4 (5%) -
  Oklahoma - - 2 (2%) -
  California 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (1%) -
Netherlands 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
Germany 2 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
United Kingdom 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
France 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Chile 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 25 (54%) 166M (100%) 40 (46%) 436M (36%)
Cross-border 21 (46%) - 47 (54%) 786M (64%)
Total 46 $166M 87 $1.2B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 18 (39%) 166M (100%) 38 (44%) 166M (14%)
Secondary Buyout 9 (20%) - 20 (23%) 270M (22%)
Stake Purchase 6 (13%) - 8 (9%) -
Divestiture 2 (4%) - 6 (7%) 786M (64%)
Consolidation 4 (9%) - 6 (7%) -
Growth Capital 3 (7%) - 4 (5%) -
Acquisition Financing 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Add-on Acquisition 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Going Private 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
PIPE - - 1 (1%) -
Venture 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 46 $166M 87 $1.2B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 15 (38%) 3.7B (46%)
Secondary Sale 10 (26%) 2.6B (32%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 7 (18%) 1.7B (21%)
Merger 3 (8%) -
IPO 2 (5%) -
Stake Sale 1 (3%) -
Unknown 1 (3%) -
Total 39 $8.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
ABG Sundal Collier
4
Carnegie Investment Bank AB
2
Alantra Partners, S.A. - Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
White & Case LLP
2
Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyra AB
2
Wiersholm
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $1.2B
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest Ewos AS
$786M (2013-07-19)
sell # Total
> $1B 3 $5.2B
$100M to $1B 5 $2.8B
TOTAL $8.0B
Largest Lindorff Group AB
$2.6B (2014-07-18)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
23%
20 (23%)
Strategic(s)
7%
6 (7%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
26%
10 (26%)
Strategic(s)
62%
24 (62%)

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