Altor Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Altor Equity Partners has acquired 10 companies. It has also invested in 4 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 (24%). 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 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (57%). Altor Equity Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Lindorff Group AB for $2.6B.

Join Mergr to view Altor Equity Partners’ full profile and discover more mega-sized private equity firm investors just like it.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity128
    • M&A Buy Activity87
    • M&A Sell Activity41
  • Total Sectors Invested 35
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 43
  • M&A Advisors 25

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, Nordic

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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (3.4/yr) # 70 3 10 3 1 - 87
vol $1.2B $1.2B
Sell (1.6/yr) # 33 1 6 - 1 - 41
vol $7.0B $1.1B $8.0B
  128

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Eleda Infra Services Group 2023-12-13 - Secondary Sale
Stockholm, Sweden · www.eleda.se
VTU Group GmbH 2023-02-17 - Secondary Buyout
Grambach, Germany · www.vtu.com
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
OptiGroup AB 2021-12-21 - Secondary Sale
Molndal, Sweden · www.optigroup.com
Gnist Barnehager AS 2021-09-15 - Trade Sale
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 Sale
Panningen, Netherlands · www.bruynzeel-storage.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Trioplast Industrier AB 2018-03-29 Wentus GmbH 2023-12-30 1
Smalandsstenar, Sweden · www.trioplast.com Höxter, Germany · www.wentus.de
Network of Design 2021-03-10 Kasthall Mattor & Golv AB 2023-09-13 2
Stockholm, Sweden · www.networkofdesign.com Kinna, Sweden · www.kasthall.com
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
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

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 - - 2 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Electronics - - 2 (2%) -
Engineering 1 (2%) - 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%) -
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 45 $166M 88 $1.2B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Sweden 23 (51%) 166M (100%) 40 (45%) 436M (36%)
Norway 4 (9%) - 19 (22%) 786M (64%)
Denmark 7 (16%) - 12 (14%) -
Finland 3 (7%) - 4 (5%) -
United States 1 (2%) - 4 (5%) -
  Oklahoma - - 2 (2%) -
  California 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (1%) -
Germany 3 (7%) - 3 (3%) -
Netherlands 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
United Kingdom 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
France 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Chile 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 23 (51%) 166M (100%) 40 (45%) 436M (36%)
Cross-border 22 (49%) - 48 (55%) 786M (64%)
Total 45 $166M 88 $1.2B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 18 (40%) 166M (100%) 38 (43%) 166M (14%)
Secondary Buyout 10 (22%) - 21 (24%) 270M (22%)
Stake Purchase 6 (13%) - 8 (9%) -
Divestiture 1 (2%) - 6 (7%) 786M (64%)
Consolidation 4 (9%) - 6 (7%) -
Growth Capital 3 (7%) - 4 (5%) -
Acquisition Financing - - 1 (1%) -
Add-on Acquisition 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Going Private 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
PIPE - - 1 (1%) -
Venture 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 45 $166M 88 $1.2B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 15 (37%) 3.7B (46%)
Secondary Sale 12 (29%) 2.6B (32%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 7 (17%) 1.7B (21%)
Merger 3 (7%) -
IPO 2 (5%) -
Stake Sale 1 (2%) -
Unknown 1 (2%) -
Total 41 $8.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
ABG Sundal Collier
4
Carnegie Investment Bank AB
2
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
White & Case
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)
24%
21 (24%)
Strategic(s)
7%
6 (7%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
29%
12 (29%)
Strategic(s)
59%
24 (59%)

FAQ

When was Altor Equity Partners founded?

Altor Equity Partners was founded in 2003.

What type of investor is Altor Equity Partners?

Altor Equity Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is Altor Equity Partners headquartered?

Altor Equity Partners is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

How much capital does Altor Equity Partners have under management?

Altor Equity Partners has 8.3B EUR under management.

 Subscribe to unlock this and 199,417
investor and company profiles

Sign-up today to get full access

  • check  Unlimited Searches
  • check  Unlimited Profile Views
  • check  Build and Export Lists of
    • PE Backed Companies
    • Direct Investors & Acquirers
    • Advisors
    • Deals
    • & More

What's Mergr?

We built Mergr to save people the arduous and time-consuming process of tracking when companies are bought, sold, and who currently owns them.

Every day, new opportunities emerge around M&A and we help professionals of all types comb through transactions, investors, and corporate acquirers via an easy-to-use web database that is accessible to anyone.

Try us for 1 week free today!

Mergr, the Easiest-to-Use PE and M&A DB


Key Benefits

  • Stay informed on events in your industry
  • M&A research that takes seconds (not all afternoon)
  • Better understand your customers and prospects
  • Discover active buyers (or sellers)
Search
  • 4.5K Private Equity Firms
  • 190K M&A Transactions
  • 195K Companies Involved in M&A
    (Buyer, Seller, or Target)
  • 3.6K M&A Advisors
    (Investment Banks and Law Firms)
  • 75K M&A Contacts
    (PE and M&A Advisors)

Ready to try?

Join FREE for 1 Week

No obligation. Cancel anytime.