Ambienta SGR Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Ambienta SGR has acquired 5 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Ambienta SGR’s most common sectors for investment areenvironmental (16%) and machinery (16%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (62%) and secondary buyout (20%). In total, Ambienta SGR has invested in 1 US state and 6 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2012 when it acquired TowerLight Srl for $18M.

In the last 3 years, Ambienta SGR has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (75%). Ambienta SGR’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2017 when it sold IP Cleaning for $350M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity38
    • M&A Buy Activity26
    • M&A Sell Activity12
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 9

Ambienta SGR S.p.A.

Piazza Fontana, 6,
Milan, 20122
Italy
+39 02 7217461
www.ambientasgr.com
info@ambientasgr.com

Ambienta is a pan-European middle-market investor focused on acquiring rapidly expanding companies capturing long-term environmental trends. The Firm will consider opportunities throughout Europe and looks to commit €30 to €100 million per transaction. Ambienta was formed in 2007 and is based in Milan.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Distribution, Environmental, Food, Machinery, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Software

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Joint Venture

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 30 100
Enterprise Value 50 300
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 17 3 2 1 2 1 26
vol $18M $18M
Sell (1.4/yr) # 5 2 2 - 2 1 12
vol $525M $169M $694M
  38

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Lassig GmbH 2022-11-10 - Secondary Buyout
Babenhausen, Germany · www.laessig-fashion.de
SF-Filter AG 2022-09-29 - Secondary Buyout
Bachenbülach, Switzerland · www.sf-filter.com
Nactarome S.p.A. 2021-11-24 - Secondary Buyout
Bresso, Italy · www.nactarome.eu
Calucem, Inc. 2021-08-02 169M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Mannheim, Germany · www.calucem.com
Caprari Spa 2021-02-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Modena, Italy · www.caprari.com
Collingwood Lighting 2021-02-16 - Secondary Buyout
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom · www.collingwoodlighting.com
Namirial S.p.A. 2020-05-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Senigallia, Italy · www.namirial.com
energy wave srl 2019-11-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Alessandria, Italy · www.energywave.it
Amutec s.r.l. 2019-11-07 - Growth Capital
Florence, Italy · www.company.amutecsrl.com
Safim S.p.A. 2019-09-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Modena, Italy · www.safim.it
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Environmental - - 4 (15%) -
Machinery 2 (25%) - 4 (15%) -
Renewable Energy - - 4 (15%) -
Building Materials 1 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
Distribution 1 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
Electronics - - 2 (8%) -
Software 1 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (4%) 18M (100%)
Chemicals - - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Products 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Food - - 1 (4%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Packaging 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 - 26 $18M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Italy 6 (75%) - 15 (58%) 18M (100%)
Germany 1 (13%) - 5 (19%) -
United Kingdom 1 (13%) - 3 (12%) -
United States - - 1 (4%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (4%) -
France - - 1 (4%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 6 (75%) - 15 (58%) 18M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (25%) - 11 (42%) -
Total 8 - 26 $18M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (50%) - 16 (62%) 18M (100%)
Secondary Buyout 3 (38%) - 5 (19%) -
Growth Capital 1 (13%) - 4 (15%) -
Venture - - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 - 26 $18M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 5 (42%) 525M (76%)
Trade Sale 5 (42%) 169M (24%)
Secondary Sale 2 (17%) -
Total 12 $694M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Aquin & Cie. AG
1
Houlihan Lokey
1
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Grimaldi Studio Legale
1
Noerr LLP
1
King & Wood Mallesons
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $18M
TOTAL $18M
Largest TowerLight Srl
$18M (2012-02-17)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $694M
TOTAL $694M
Largest IP Cleaning SPA (IPC Group)
$350M (2017-02-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
19%
5 (19%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
17%
2 (17%)
Strategic(s)
75%
9 (75%)

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