M&A Deal Summary

Apax Acquires Tivit Tecnologia Da Informacao SA

On May 10, 2010, private equity firm Apax acquired information technology company Tivit Tecnologia Da Informacao SA

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Apax’s 8th transaction in the Information Technology sector.
  • This is Apax’s 1st transaction in Brazil.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2010-05-10
Target Tivit Tecnologia Da Informacao SA
Sector Information Technology
Buyer(s) Apax
Deal Type Going Private

Target

Tivit Tecnologia Da Informacao SA

São Paulo, Brazil
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Tivit is an integrated services provider of ITM (Information Technology Management) and BPM (Business Process Management) supporting their customers' growth and success. With an extensive service portfolio and a consulting approach, the company designs innovative operating solutions. Tivit was formed in 2005 and is based in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Buyer

Apax

London, United Kingdom

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1981
PE ASSETS 60.0B USD
SizeMega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Apax Partners is a mega-sized private equity investment group, operating across the United States, Europe, Israel and Asia. Broad industry sectors of interest include tech & telecom, media, retail & consumer, healthcare, financial services, and business services. Apax will consider both minority and majority investment positions and prefers companies with strong market positions and growth potential. The Firm generally pursues platform acquisitions valued from €1 to €5 billion. Apax Partners was formed in 1981 and is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 128 of 239
Sector (Information Technology) 8 of 27
Type (Going Private) 11 of 20
Country (Brazil) 1 of 1
Year (2010) 2 of 6
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-05-03 Sophos Ltd.

Abingdon, United Kingdom

Sophos Ltd. is a provider of information technology security and data protection solutions. Sophos Group was founded in 1985 and is based in Abingdon, England.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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