Argantis Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Argantis’ most common sectors for investment are consumer products (34%) and food (17%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (100%). In total, Argantis has invested in 2 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (40%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 2

Argantis GmbH

Jakob-Kaiser-Str. 13,
Koln, 50858
Germany
+49-221-28064-0
www.argantis.de
info@argantis.de

Argantis GmbH is a private equity firm focused on investments in mid-sized companies operating in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. Argantis looks for businesses generating annual sales between €30 and €250 million. Argantis does not have any sector preferences and looks to commit €10 to €30 million of equity capital per transaction. The Firm looks to hold investments for 3 to 7 years. Argantis was formed in 2003 by the two banks Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. KGaA and IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG. Argantis is based in Koln, Germany.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Distribution, Food, Information Technology, Packaging, Safety/Security, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 30 250
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 30
Enterprise Value 30 100
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
Sell (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
W.I.S. Sicherheit + Service GmbH & Co. KG 2013-11-26 - Unknown
Koln, Germany · www.wis-sicherheit.de
Roventa-Henex SA 2013-06-01 - Secondary Buyout
Biel, Switzerland · www.roventa-henex.com
frostkrone Tiefkühlkost GmbH 2012-08-01 - Secondary Buyout
Rietberg, Germany · www.frostkrone.de
frostkrone Tiefkühlkost GmbH 2008-08-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Rietberg, Germany · www.frostkrone.de
NordSüd Speditionsgesellschaft mbH 2008-07-01 - Secondary Sale
Rheda-Wiedenbruck, Germany · www.nordsued.com
Czewo Full Filling Service GmbH 2008-07-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Schmiedeberg, Germany
W.I.S. Sicherheit + Service GmbH & Co. KG 2008-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Koln, Germany · www.wis-sicherheit.de
Murnauer Markenvertrieb GmbH 2007-07-31 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Trebur, Germany · www.murnauers.de
Roventa-Henex SA 2007-03-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Biel, Switzerland · www.roventa-henex.com
Czewo Full Filling Service GmbH 2005-06-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Schmiedeberg, Germany
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products - - 2 (33%) -
Food - - 1 (17%) -
Packaging - - 1 (17%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (17%) -
Transportation - - 1 (17%) -
Total - - 6 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany - - 5 (83%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (17%) -
Domestic - - 5 (83%) -
Cross-border - - 1 (17%) -
Total - - 6 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 6 (100%) -
Total - - 6 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 3 (60%) -
Trade Sale 1 (20%) -
Unknown 1 (20%) -
Total 5 -

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M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
67%
2 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
1 33%

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