Andera Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Andera Partners has acquired 12 companies. It has also invested in 6 others.

Andera Partners’ most common sectors for investment are business services (19%) and construction (19%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (37%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (23%). In total, Andera Partners has invested in 5 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Andera Partners has exited 6 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (34%). Andera Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold Arvelle Therapeutics International for $960M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity28
    • M&A Buy Activity22
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 15
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 1

Andera Partners

374 rue Saint Honoré,
Paris, 75001
France
+33 1 85 73 64 00
www.anderapartners.com

Andera Partners is a private investment firm focused on several strategies. The Firm invests in life science opportunities through its BioDiscovery group. The Firm invests in Western European small to mid-sized companies (€30 to €300 million of revenue) through its Winch Capital group. Andera invests in small to mid-sized French companies (€10 to €100 million of revenue) through its Cabestan Capital team. Andera invests in €5 to €45 million of mezzanine capital to support small to mid-sized French companies. Andera Partners was established in 2001 and is headquartered in Paris.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Energy Services and Equipment, Information Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Manufacturing, Marketing, Software

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Special Situations/Distressed

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
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M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (3.8/yr) # 3 1 1 9 6 2 22
Sell (1.2/yr) # - - - 4 - 2 6
vol $960M $960M
  28

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Skill & You 2021-02-04 - Secondary Buyout
Montrouge, France · www.skillandyou.com
Sogetrel SAS 2021-01-29 - Secondary Buyout
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France · www.sogetrel.com
Pusterla 1880 Spa 2021-01-12 - Growth Capital
Varese, Italy · www.pusterla1880.com
Arvelle Therapeutics International GmbH 2021-01-05 960M USD Add-on Acquisition
Zug, Switzerland · www.arvelletx.com
Sirsa 2020-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paris, France · www.sirsa.io
Octime 2020-11-06 - Growth Capital
Biron, France · www.octime.com
Prenax SAS 2020-10-30 - Secondary Buyout
Courbevoie, France · www.prenax.fr
SMRD-Bat 92 2020-09-10 - Divestiture
Le Bourget, France · www.smrdbat92.com
SAS SE2MServices 2020-09-10 - Divestiture
Le Bourget, France · www.se2mservices.com
Groupe Panhard 2020-05-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paris, France · www.panhardgroupe.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Prenax SAS 2020-10-30 LM Information Delivery - Subscription Management Business 2020-10-30 1
Courbevoie, France · www.prenax.fr Helsinki, Finland

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 2 (13%) - 4 (18%) -
Construction 4 (25%) - 4 (18%) -
Life Science 1 (6%) - 2 (9%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (5%) -
Communications 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Education - - 1 (5%) -
Financial Services 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Information Services 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Information Technology 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Medical Products 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Packaging 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Real Estate 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Software 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Staffing 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Transportation - - 1 (5%) -
Total 16 - 22 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 12 (75%) - 17 (77%) -
Belgium 2 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
Italy 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Ireland 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (5%) -
Total 16 - 22 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 6 (38%) - 8 (36%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (19%) - 5 (23%) -
Growth Capital 3 (19%) - 4 (18%) -
Venture 2 (13%) - 3 (14%) -
Divestiture 2 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
Total 16 - 22 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (33%) -
Sold to Management 2 (33%) -
Trade Sale 1 (17%) 960M (100%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (17%) -
Total 6 $960M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
DLA Piper
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Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $960M
TOTAL $960M
Largest Arvelle Therapeutics International GmbH
$960M (2021-01-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
41%
9 (41%)
Strategic(s)
9%
2 (9%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
33%
2 (33%)
Strategic(s)
33%
2 (33%)

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