M&A Deal Summary

AMP Capital Acquires London Luton Airport

On April 24, 2018, asset manager AMP Capital acquired airliner London Luton Airport from Ardian

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is AMP Capital’s 1st transaction in the Airlines sector.
  • This is AMP Capital’s 3rd transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2018-04-24
Target London Luton Airport
Sector Airlines
Buyer(s) AMP Capital
Sellers(s) Ardian
Deal Type Secondary Buyout

Target

London Luton Airport

Luton, United Kingdom
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London Luton Airport Ltd. is a seventh largest airport in the UK and one of the fastest growing, serving over 5 million passengers per annum. London Luton Airport was founded in 1987 and is based in Luton, United Kingdom.

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Buyer(S) 1

DESCRIPTION

AMP Capital is a global investment and asset management firm focused on real estate, fixed income, infrastructure, and equities. AMP Capital manages unlisted and listed investment funds across Asia, Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand. AMP Capital is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 8 of 9
Sector (Airlines) 1 of 1
Type (Secondary Buyout) 6 of 6
Country (United Kingdom) 3 of 4
Year (2018) 2 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-03-09 Everstream Solutions

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Everstream is a super-regional network service provider bringing fiber-based Ethernet, internet and data center solutions to businesses throughout the Midwest. We are the Business Fiber Network®. We focus on delivering best-in-class network solutions while providing an unrivaled commitment to customer service. With more than 10,000 route miles and comprehensive data center connectivity at 100 Gigabit speed, we provide the fastest network in our service areas. Everstream’s network allows businesses to operate a converged IP network capable of delivering robust voice, video, and data services at speeds from 10 Mbps to 100 Gbps.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-12-11 Care Management Group

London, United Kingdom

Care Management Group (CMG) is a specialist care home operator providing high-quality residential care services for children and adults with learning disabilities and associated complex needs. Care Management Group was formed in 1994 and is based in London.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Ardian

Paris, France

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1996
PE ASSETS 125.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Ardian is a mega-sized diversified investment group focused on opportunities worldwide. Ardian invests across and manages funds focused on small and mid-sized buyouts, growth capital financings, mezzanine, infrastructure, real estate, and co-investment opportunities. Ardian's small-buyouts group targets controlling interests in French, German, and Italian businesses valued up to €100 million. It's mid-sized buyout group seeks businesses valued up €1.5 billion and does not have any geographic limitations. The Infrastructure team looks for European opportunities and can commit up to €150 million per transaction. The Mezzanine group supports junior capital commitments of €5 to €80 million. In addition to direct investing, Ardian also manages various private equity fund-of-funds. Ardian was founded in 1996 and is based in Paris.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 149 of 220
Sector (Airlines) 1 of 1
Type (Secondary Buyout) 55 of 86
Country (United Kingdom) 9 of 15
Year (2018) 7 of 20
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-04-20 Kallista Energies Renouvelables

Paris, France

Kallista Energies Renouvelables owns and operates 15 wind farms giving a total capacity of 163 MW, which are mainly situated within a 300km radius to the north, west and south of Paris.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-04-25 Piz Wich Europe SAS

Bulgnéville, France

Piz'Wich Europe SAS is a manufacturer of white-label frozen snack products targeting supermarkets and hypermarkets, airline caterers and food service providers. The company, located in Bulgnéville near Nancy and managed by Stéphane Delahaye, established strategic partnerships with largely international players.

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