M&A Deal Summary

Astorg Partners and Epiris Acquire Delinian

On November 24, 2022, private equity firms Astorg Partners and Epiris acquired media company Delinian

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Astorg Partners’ 2nd and Epiris’ 2nd transaction in the Media sector.
  • This is Astorg Partners’ 10th and Epiris’ 57th transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2022-11-24
Target Delinian
Sector Media
Buyer(s) Astorg Partners
Epiris
Deal Type Going Private

Target

Delinian

London, United Kingdom
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Delinian is an international publishing, events and electronic information group, delivering business information to the finance, law, energy and transport sectors for over 35 years. Delinian was founded in 1969 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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Buyer(S) 2

Buyer

Astorg Partners

Paris, France

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1998
PE ASSETS 10.0B EUR
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Astorg Partners is a private equity firm that targets small to midcap company investments primarily in France and to a limited extent, Western Europe. Astorg Partners looks for companies valued between €400 million and €2 billion, requiring at least €15 million in equity. Areas of interest include healthcare, retail, distribution, hospitality, and professional services. Prospective transaction situations include leverage build-ups, divestitures, family transitions, and secondary buyouts. Astorg Partners was formed in 1998 and is based in Paris and has additional offices in London and Luxembourg.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 61 of 65
Sector (Media) 2 of 2
Type (Going Private) 1 of 1
Country (United Kingdom) 10 of 11
Year (2022) 6 of 6
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2022-07-13 IPCOM

Melle, Belgium

IPCOM is a provider of distribution and conversion of innovative solutions for thermal insulation, high-temperature insulation, passive fire protection, and acoustic insulation. IPCOM was founded in 2010 and is based in Melle, Belgium.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2023-05-05 hg medical

Raisting, Germany

hg medical is a vertically integrated contract manufacturer for orthopedic implants. Its customers are primarily US-based large medical technology companies, which are supported by hg medical in the technical implementation of product innovations, development services, and individual customer solutions. hg medical was founded in 2007 and is based in Raisting, Germany.

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Buyer

Epiris

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1976
PE ASSETS 1.5B GBP
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Electra Partners is a UK-based private equity firm focused on buyouts, co-investments, secondary fund purchases, and debt investing. The Firm's direct investing group looks to make majority or minority investments of £40 to £150 million in deals valued up to £500 million. Electra was formed in 1976 and is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 70 of 73
Sector (Media) 2 of 2
Type (Going Private) 2 of 2
Country (United Kingdom) 57 of 60
Year (2022) 5 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2022-11-01 PhotoBox

London, United Kingdom

Photobox offers a wide range of photo gifting products including photo books, calendars, canvases and wall-art, mugs, gifts, jigsaws, prints and magnets. The company has strong market positions in United Kingdom, France, Spain and Germany as well as other European markets. Photobox serves its key geographical markets through three online brands: Photobox, Hofmann & PosterXXL.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2023-03-08 LoneStar Group

Wednesbury, United Kingdom

LoneStar Group is a manufacturer of specialty fasteners and gaskets that are primarily used in extreme temperature, high-pressure and corrosive environments such as sub-sea petroleum exploration and production systems as well as petroleum and petrochemical refineries. LSP Holding was established in 1960 and is based in Wednesbury, United Kingdom.

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