Argan Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Argan Capital’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (29%) and electronics (15%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (43%) and secondary buyout (43%). In total, Argan Capital has invested in 6 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (84%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 4

Argan Capital

Argan Capital Advisors LLP

Shakespeare House 168 Lavender Hill,
London, SW11 5TG
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7647 6970
www.argancapital.com
wgoc@argancapital.com

Argan Capital is an independent private equity firm focused on acquiring mid-sized European companies. Broad areas of interest include the industrial, service and consumer sectors. Prospective companies generally have strong management in place, sustainable cash-flows, competitive advantages, and the 'potential for value enhancement'. Argan targets businesses enterprise valued from €50 to €150 million. Argan Capital was formerly the European private equity arm of Bank of America, and became independent in 2006. The Firm is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Safety/Security

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Going Private, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Nordic

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 50 150
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
Sell (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Humana AB 2019-01-14 - Secondary Sale
Stockholm, Sweden · www.humana.se
Hortex SP. Z.O.O. 2017-11-02 - Secondary Sale
Warsaw, Poland · www.hortex.pl/en
Faster S.p.A. 2014-09-02 - Secondary Sale
Rivolta d’Adda CR, Italy · www.fastercouplings.com
Evoca S.p.A 2008-11-14 - Secondary Sale
Milan, Italy · www.nwglobalvending.com
Humana AB 2008-08-25 - Growth Capital
Stockholm, Sweden · www.humana.se
Faster S.p.A. 2007-10-11 - Secondary Buyout
Rivolta d’Adda CR, Italy · www.fastercouplings.com
AAT Holding sp. z o.o 2007-05-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Warszawa, Poland · www.aat.pl
Delsey Group 2007-01-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Tremblay-en-France, France · www.delsey.com
Paroc Group Oy AB 2006-08-01 - Secondary Sale
Helsinki, Finland · www.paroc.com
Evoca S.p.A 2005-11-01 - Secondary Buyout
Milan, Italy · www.nwglobalvending.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 2 (29%) -
Electronics - - 1 (14%) -
Machinery - - 1 (14%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (14%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (14%) -
Transportation - - 1 (14%) -
Total - - 7 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Italy - - 2 (29%) -
France - - 1 (14%) -
Finland - - 1 (14%) -
Hungary - - 1 (14%) -
Poland - - 1 (14%) -
Sweden - - 1 (14%) -
Total - - 7 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 3 (43%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 3 (43%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (14%) -
Total - - 7 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 5 (83%) -
Trade Sale 1 (17%) -
Total 6 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Castlegreen Partners
1
BofA Securities
1
Rothschild Global Advisory
1
Legal Deals
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
1

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
43%
3 (43%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
83%
5 (83%)
Strategic(s)
17%
1 (17%)

FAQ

When was Argan Capital founded?

Argan Capital was founded in 2006.

What type of investor is Argan Capital?

Argan Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Argan Capital headquartered?

Argan Capital is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

How much capital does Argan Capital have under management?

Argan Capital has 425M EUR under management.

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