Apax Partners sas Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Apax Partners sas has acquired 9 companies.

Apax Partners sas’ most common sectors for investment arecommunications (25%) and software (19%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (50%) and divestiture (32%). In total, Apax Partners sas has invested in 5 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2021 when it acquired T-Mobile Netherlands BV for $5.1B.

In the last 3 years, Apax Partners sas has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity16
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 4

Apax Partners sas

1 rue Paul Cézanne,
Paris, 75008
France
+ 33 1 53 65 01 00
www.apax.fr
partners@apax.fr


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 15 250
Enterprise Value 10 1,000
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 6 1 2 3 2 2 16
vol $305M $5.1B $5.4B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - - 1 1
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
T-Mobile Netherlands BV 2021-09-07 5.1B USD Divestiture
Den Haag, Netherlands · www.t-mobile.nl
Marlink AS 2021-09-02 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.marlink.com
NL Mental Care Group B.V. 2021-01-08 - Secondary Buyout
Hilversum, Netherlands · www.mentaalbeter.nl
Diapason 2020-11-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paris, France · www.diapason-treasury.com
Odigo 2020-09-22 - Divestiture
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France · www.odigo.com
Graitec Innovation SAS 2019-12-20 - Secondary Buyout
Bievres, France · www.graitec.com
Destiny NV 2019-11-25 - Secondary Buyout
Diegem, Belgium · www.destiny.be
Maison Routin SAS 2019-11-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Chambery, France · www.routin.com
AEB SpA 2018-09-20 - Secondary Buyout
Brescia, Italy · www.aeb-group.com
Expereo International BV 2018-05-25 - Secondary Buyout
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.expereo.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
InfoVista S.A. 2016-03-23 Ipanematech SAS 2021-08-10 1
Cedex, France · www.infovista.com Cedex, France
Destiny NV 2019-11-25 Telepo AB 2021-06-21 3
Diegem, Belgium · www.destiny.be Stockholm, Sweden
InfoVista S.A. 2016-03-23 Empirix, Inc. 2021-04-21 2
Cedex, France · www.infovista.com Billerica, Massachusetts · www.empirix.com
InfoVista S.A. 2016-03-23 Ascom - The Network Testing Division (TEMS) 2016-08-22 1
Cedex, France · www.infovista.com Reston, Virginia · www.tems.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Communications 3 (20%) 5.1B (94%) 4 (25%) 5.1B (94%)
Software 3 (20%) - 3 (19%) -
Education 2 (13%) 305M (6%) 2 (13%) 305M (6%)
Food 2 (13%) - 2 (13%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (7%) - 1 (6%) -
Information Technology 1 (7%) - 1 (6%) -
Insurance 1 (7%) - 1 (6%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (7%) - 1 (6%) -
Life Science 1 (7%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 15 $5.4B 16 $5.4B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 9 (60%) 305M (6%) 10 (63%) 305M (6%)
Netherlands 3 (20%) 5.1B (94%) 3 (19%) 5.1B (94%)
India 1 (7%) - 1 (6%) -
Italy 1 (7%) - 1 (6%) -
Belgium 1 (7%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 15 $5.4B 16 $5.4B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 8 (53%) - 8 (50%) -
Divestiture 4 (27%) 5.4B (100%) 5 (31%) 5.4B (100%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (13%) - 2 (13%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (7%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 15 $5.4B 16 $5.4B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

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Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $5.1B
$100M to $1B 1 $305M
TOTAL $5.4B
Largest T-Mobile Netherlands BV
$5.1B (2021-09-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
50%
8 (50%)
Strategic(s)
31%
5 (31%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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