Ascend Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Ascend Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are digital media (16%) and food (16%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (39%) and growth capital (24%). In total, Ascend Capital Partners has invested in 1 US state and 4 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is ipo (50%). Ascend Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2002 when it sold Bonson Tech for $47M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 2

Ascend Capital Partners

Room 1218, Building 16 China Central Place No.89 Jianguo Road Chaoyang District,
Beijing, 100025
China
(86) 10 65305663
www.ascendvp.com.cn
admin@ascendvp.com.cn

Ascent Capital Partners is a financial advisory firm and private equity investor focused on opportunities in China. Ascend Capital Partners was formed in 1999 and is based in Beijing.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Digital Media, E-Commerce, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Food, Information Services, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Media, Medical Products, Software

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout, Venture

Geographic Preferences: Asia/Pacific

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 13 - - - - - 13
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $47M $47M
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
IEE SA 2013-08-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Luxembourg, Luxembourg · www.iee.lu
Galaxy Technology 2013-07-01 - Stake Purchase
GuangZhou, China
Excelsior Bio-System, Inc. 2013-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Taipei, Taiwan · www.ebs.com.tw/en/
Galaxy Technology 2012-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
GuangZhou, China
BioRegen Biomedical(Changzhou)Co., Ltd. 2010-11-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Changzhou Jiangsu, China · www.bioregenmed.com
YoYi Media (Beijing) Interactive Advertising Co., Ltd. 2010-02-01 - Venture
Beijing, China · www.yoyi.com.cn
Beijing TCT Medical Technology Co.,Ltd. 2009-02-02 - Venture
Beijing, China · www.tctmedical.com
Changfeng Agricultural Husbandry Scientific Group 2009-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Beijing, China · www.ahcfjt.com
Sinodis (shanghai) Co., Ltd. 2008-06-17 - Venture
Shanghai, China · www.sinodis.com
Bojie Media 2008-01-01 - Recapitalization
Beijing, China · www.bojie.com.cn
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
IEE SA 2013-08-03 ALL Circuits S.A.S. 2015-07-01 1
Luxembourg, Luxembourg · www.iee.lu Meung-sur-Loire, France · www.allcircuits.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Digital Media - - 2 (15%) -
Food 1 (13%) - 2 (15%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (13%) - 2 (15%) -
Medical Products 1 (13%) - 2 (15%) -
Software 2 (25%) - 2 (15%) -
Electronics 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Information Services 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Life Science 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 8 - 13 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
China 5 (63%) - 10 (77%) -
United States 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
  California 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Luxembourg 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Taiwan 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 8 - 13 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (38%) - 5 (38%) -
Growth Capital 2 (25%) - 3 (23%) -
Venture 2 (25%) - 3 (23%) -
Add-on Acquisition 1 (13%) - 1 (8%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (8%) -
Total 8 - 13 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 2 (50%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (25%) 47M (100%)
Trade Sale 1 (25%) -
Total 4 $47M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Deloitte
1
Legal Deals
Arendt & Medernach SA
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $47M
TOTAL $47M
Largest Bonson Tech Ltd.
$47M (2002-01-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
3 100%
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%

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