Astorg Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Astorg Partners has acquired 10 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Astorg Partners’ most common sectors for investment are business services (11%) and software (9%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (47%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (37%). In total, Astorg Partners has invested in 1 US state and 8 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2014 when it acquired Sebia SA for $1.4B.

In the last 3 years, Astorg Partners has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (61%). Astorg Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold Linxens SA for $1.7B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity75
    • M&A Buy Activity47
    • M&A Sell Activity28
  • Total Sectors Invested 28
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 23
  • M&A Advisors 19

Astorg Partners

68 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré,
Paris, 75008
France
+33 1 53 05 40 00
www.astorg-partners.com
info@astorg-partners.com

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 €200 million and €1 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.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Food, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Leisure, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Packaging, Plastics, Restaurants, Retail, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Growth Capital

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 200 1,000
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.6/yr) # 34 2 3 3 1 4 47
vol $4.1B $4.1B
Sell (1.2/yr) # 22 1 2 2 1 - 28
vol $5.8B $406M $6.2B
  75

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Opus 2 International Ltd. 2021-03-30 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.opus2.com
Corialis International NV 2021-03-30 - Secondary Buyout
Lokeren, Belgium · www.corialis-group.hu
Web Services Integration Ltd. 2021-03-15 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.xceptor.com
Third Bridge Group Ltd. 2021-01-13 - Stake Purchase
London, United Kingdom · www.thirdbridge.com
Surfaces Technological Abrasives S.p.A. 2020-08-07 - Secondary Buyout
Domodossola, Italy · www.surfaces-group.it
Normec Group 2020-06-24 - Secondary Buyout
Beverwijk, Netherlands · www.normecgroup.com
Audiotonix Ltd. 2019-12-16 - Stake Purchase
Chessington, United Kingdom · www.audiotonix.com
LGC Ltd. 2019-11-21 - Secondary Buyout
Teddington, United Kingdom · www.lgcgroup.com
M7 Group SA 2019-05-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Luxembourg, Belgium · www.m7group.eu
Acturis Ltd. 2019-03-01 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.acturis.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Saverglass SAS 2011-05-11 MD Verre SA 2019-12-04 1
Feuquières, France · www.saverglass.com Mons, Belgium

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 2 (11%) - 5 (11%) -
Software 4 (22%) 721M (42%) 4 (9%) 721M (18%)
Retail - - 3 (6%) -
Medical Products - - 2 (4%) 1.4B (34%)
Machinery 1 (6%) 507M (30%) 2 (4%) 507M (12%)
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (4%) 421M (10%)
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) 113M (3%)
Building Materials 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
Consumer Services 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 2 (4%) -
Life Science 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
Manufacturing - - 2 (4%) -
Technology Hardware - - 2 (4%) -
Consumer Products 1 (6%) 473M (28%) 1 (2%) 473M (12%)
Plastics - - 1 (2%) 451M (11%)
Aerospace 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Chemicals 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Communications - - 1 (2%) -
Electronics - - 1 (2%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (2%) -
Information Services 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Information Technology 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Insurance - - 1 (2%) -
Media - - 1 (2%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Packaging 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (2%) -
Transportation - - 1 (2%) -
Total 18 $1.7B 47 $4.1B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 6 (33%) 980M (58%) 31 (66%) 3.4B (82%)
United Kingdom 5 (28%) - 6 (13%) -
Switzerland 2 (11%) 721M (42%) 2 (4%) 721M (18%)
Netherlands 2 (11%) - 2 (4%) -
Belgium 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
Italy - - 2 (4%) -
United States 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Luxembourg 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 6 (33%) 980M (58%) 31 (66%) 3.4B (82%)
Cross-border 12 (67%) 721M (42%) 16 (34%) 721M (18%)
Total 18 $1.7B 47 $4.1B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 14 (78%) 980M (58%) 22 (47%) 2.4B (58%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (11%) 721M (42%) 17 (36%) 1.2B (30%)
Divestiture 1 (6%) - 4 (9%) 473M (12%)
Stake Purchase 1 (6%) - 3 (6%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (2%) -
Total 18 $1.7B 47 $4.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 19 (68%) 4.7B (76%)
Trade Sale 4 (14%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (11%) 1.5B (24%)
Sold to Management 1 (4%) 36M (1%)
Stake Sale 1 (4%) -
Total 28 $6.2B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
3
Houlihan Lokey
2
Bucéphale Finance
2
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
2
Paul Hastings LLP
2
SJ Berwin LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.4B
$100M to $1B 6 $2.6B
< $100M 1 $60M
TOTAL $4.1B
Largest Sebia SA
$1.4B (2014-06-02)
sell # Total
> $1B 3 $4.2B
$100M to $1B 6 $2.0B
< $100M 1 $36M
TOTAL $6.2B
Largest Linxens SA
$1.7B (2015-07-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
49%
23 (49%)
Strategic(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
68%
19 (68%)
Strategic(s)
21%
6 (21%)

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