Atairos Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Atairos has acquired 1 company.

Atairos’ most common sectors for investment are media (29%) and e-commerce (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (29%) and stake purchase (29%). In total, Atairos has invested in 6 US states. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired ProQuest for $222M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 5

Atairos

620 Fifth Avenue – 6th Floor Rockefeller Plaza,
New York, New York 10020
United States
(646) 690-5252
www.atairos.com
info@atairos.com

Atairos is a generalist private equity firm focused on partnering with growth-oriented businesses. Atairos does not have any sector preferences and will consider opportunities across the US. Atairos was formed in 2016 and has offices in New York City and Philadelphia.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Media

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US

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 (1.2/yr) # 1 4 1 1 - - 7
vol $222M $222M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Spectra 2018-05-02 - Divestiture
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.spectraexperiences.com
Bowlmor AMF Corp. 2017-06-06 - Secondary Buyout
New York, New York · www.bowlmor-amf.com
TriNet Group, Inc. 2016-12-22 - Stake Purchase
Dublin, California · www.trinet.com
Learfield Communications, Inc. 2016-10-08 - Secondary Buyout
Jefferson City, Missouri · www.learfield.com
The Orogen Group 2016-05-18 - Consolidation
New York, New York · www.orogengroup.com
Groupon, Inc. 2016-04-04 - Stake Purchase
Chicago, Illinois · www.groupon.com
ProQuest LLC 2007-02-12 222M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.proquest.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
The Orogen Group 2016-05-18 ExlService Holdings, Inc. 2018-10-02 3
New York, New York · www.orogengroup.com New York, New York · www.exlservice.com
The Orogen Group 2016-05-18 Fair Square Financial LLC 2018-05-14 2
New York, New York · www.orogengroup.com Wilmington, Delaware · www.ollocard.com
Learfield Communications, Inc. 2016-10-08 Paciolan, Inc. 2017-06-12 1
Jefferson City, Missouri · www.learfield.com Irvine, California · www.paciolan.com
The Orogen Group 2016-05-18 Virtusa Corp. 2017-05-03 1
New York, New York · www.orogengroup.com Southborough, Massachusetts · www.virtusa.com
ProQuest LLC 2007-02-12 Alexander Street Press LLC 2016-06-22 10
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.proquest.com Alexandria, Virginia · www.alexanderstreet.com
ProQuest LLC 2007-02-12 Ex Libris Group 2015-10-06 9
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.proquest.com Jerusalem, Israel · www.exlibrisgroup.com
ProQuest LLC 2007-02-12 Coutts Information Services Ltd 2015-04-30 8
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.proquest.com Park Ringwood, United Kingdom · www.couttsinfo.com
ProQuest LLC 2007-02-12 SIPX, Inc. 2015-04-08 7
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.proquest.com Palo Alto, California · www.sipx.com
ProQuest LLC 2007-02-12 Pi2 Solutions Ltd. 2014-05-01 6
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.proquest.com Potters Bar, United Kingdom · www.pi2solutions.com
ProQuest LLC 2007-02-12 Ebook Library 2013-05-14 5
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.proquest.com Perth, Australia · www.eblib.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Media 2 (29%) - 2 (29%) -
Information Services 1 (14%) 222M (100%) 1 (14%) 222M (100%)
E-Commerce 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Financial Services 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Leisure 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Staffing 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $222M 7 $222M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 7 (100%) 222M (100%) 7 (100%) 222M (100%)
  New York 2 (29%) - 2 (29%) -
  Michigan 1 (14%) 222M (100%) 1 (14%) 222M (100%)
  Missouri 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
  Illinois 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
  California 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $222M 7 $222M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 2 (29%) - 2 (29%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (29%) - 2 (29%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (14%) 222M (100%) 1 (14%) 222M (100%)
Consolidation 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Divestiture 1 (14%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $222M 7 $222M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
3
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
2
Latham & Watkins
1
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $222M
TOTAL $222M
Largest ProQuest LLC
$222M (2007-02-12)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
67%
2 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
1 33%

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