Arle Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Arle Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (12%) and consumer products (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (42%) and secondary buyout (36%). In total, Arle Capital Partners has invested in 2 US states and 10 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Groupe Ayming for $3.9B.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (44%). Arle Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2007 when it sold Vetco Gray for $1.9B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity33
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity16
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 2

Arle Capital Partners

12 Charles II Street,
London, SW1Y 4QU
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 20 7979 0000
www.arle.com
info@arle.com

Arle Capital Partners Ltd. Is a private equity partnership firm focuses on acquiring business located in the UK, Scandinavia, and Western Europe. The Firm targets companies operating in the fields of energy, natural resources, industrial, and business services. It seeks to invest in companies with an enterprise value of up to €1 billion. Arle Capital spun-out of Candover Investments in 2011 and currently manages all of Candover's investment interests. The Firm is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Automotive, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Manufacturing, Oil/Gas Exploration, Safety/Security, Transportation

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

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

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 17 - - - - - 17
vol $12.7B $12.7B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 16 - - - - - 16
vol $11.0B $11.0B
  33

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Innovia Films Ltd. 2016-12-19 1.1B USD Trade Sale
Cumbria, United Kingdom · www.innoviafilms.com
Technogym SpA 2016-04-21 - IPO
Gambettola, Italy · www.technogym.com
Stork Technical Services Holding B.V. 2015-12-07 783M EUR Trade Sale
Utrecht, Netherlands · www.stork.com
Fokker Technologies Group B.V. 2015-07-28 796M EUR Trade Sale
Papendrecht, Netherlands · www.fokker.com
Innovia Films Ltd. 2014-04-28 561M EUR Secondary Buyout
Cumbria, United Kingdom · www.innoviafilms.com
DX Group plc 2014-02-27 - IPO
Datchet, United Kingdom · www.dxdelivery.com
Hilding Anders International AB 2013-09-30 - Secondary Sale
Malmo, Sweden · www.hildinganders.com
Capital Safety, Inc. 2011-11-29 1.1B USD Secondary Sale
Red Wing, Minnesota · www.capitalsafety.com
Equity Trust Holding sarl 2010-09-13 394M EUR Trade Sale
New York, New York · www.equitytrust.com
Ontex Group N.V. 2010-07-15 1.4B EUR Secondary Sale
Aalst, Belgium · www.ontex.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 2 (12%) 4.2B (33%)
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 2 (12%) 3.3B (26%)
Consumer Products - - 2 (12%) 1.8B (14%)
Energy Services and Equipment - - 2 (12%) 1.1B (8%)
Furniture - - 1 (6%) 1.1B (9%)
Packaging - - 1 (6%) 561M (4%)
Safety/Security - - 1 (6%) 468M (4%)
Manufacturing - - 1 (6%) 248M (2%)
Consumer Services - - 1 (6%) -
Engineering - - 1 (6%) -
Information Services - - 1 (6%) -
Leisure - - 1 (6%) -
Media - - 1 (6%) -
Total - - 17 $12.7B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom - - 4 (24%) 4.0B (32%)
Sweden - - 2 (12%) 1.6B (13%)
Norway - - 2 (12%) 925M (7%)
United States - - 2 (12%) 691M (5%)
  Minnesota - - 1 (6%) 468M (4%)
  New York - - 1 (6%) 223M (2%)
Netherlands - - 2 (12%) -
France - - 1 (6%) 3.9B (31%)
Belgium - - 1 (6%) 1.2B (10%)
Luxembourg - - 1 (6%) 248M (2%)
Spain - - 1 (6%) -
Italy - - 1 (6%) -
Domestic - - 4 (24%) 4.0B (32%)
Cross-border - - 13 (76%) 8.7B (68%)
Total - - 17 $12.7B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 7 (41%) 3.8B (30%)
Secondary Buyout - - 6 (35%) 6.6B (52%)
Divestiture - - 3 (18%) 1.1B (8%)
Going Private - - 1 (6%) 1.2B (10%)
Total - - 17 $12.7B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 7 (44%) 5.9B (54%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (19%) 2.7B (25%)
IPO 3 (19%) -
Trade Sale 2 (13%) 2.3B (21%)
Recapitalization 1 (6%) 85M (1%)
Total 16 $11.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs
1
Lehman Brothers, Inc.
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $8.8B
$100M to $1B 8 $3.9B
TOTAL $12.7B
Largest Groupe Ayming
$3.9B (2007-12-01)
sell # Total
> $1B 5 $7.0B
$100M to $1B 6 $3.9B
< $100M 1 $85M
TOTAL $11.0B
Largest Vetco Gray
$1.9B (2007-02-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
5 (29%)
Strategic(s)
18%
3 (18%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
8 (50%)
Strategic(s)
31%
5 (31%)

FAQ

When was Arle Capital Partners founded?

Arle Capital Partners was founded in 2011.

What type of investor is Arle Capital Partners?

Arle Capital Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is Arle Capital Partners headquartered?

Arle Capital Partners is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

How much capital does Arle Capital Partners have under management?

Arle Capital Partners has 2.0B EUR under management.

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