Atlantic Bridge Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Growth Capital Firm Profile

Atlantic Bridge’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (27%) and internet software and services (18%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (74%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (12%). In total, Atlantic Bridge has invested in 2 US states and 5 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired Nero AG for $54M.

In the last 3 years, Atlantic Bridge has exited 6 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (91%). Atlantic Bridge’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold Lion Semiconductor for $335M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity55
    • M&A Buy Activity34
    • M&A Sell Activity21
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 32
  • M&A Advisors 1

Atlantic Bridge

22 Fitzwilliam Square South,
Dublin, D02 FH68
Ireland
+353 (0)1 603 4450
www.abven.com
info@abven.com

Atlantic Bridge is a growth capital firm focused on mid-market technology businesses across Europe, the US, Middle East, and China. Specific areas of interest include machine learning, robotics, computer visioning, cloud, IoT and big data. Atlantic Bridge generally prefers 'domain-specific companies' as well as businesses that can benefit from transatlantic opportunities. Atlantic Bridge was formed in 2006 and is based in Dublin.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Communications, Electronics, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Media, Medical Products, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Growth Capital, Venture

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Nordic, Asia/Pacific

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 33 1 - - - - 34
vol $54M $54M
Sell (1.6/yr) # 14 2 4 - 2 - 22
vol $237M $335M $572M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Atlantic Therapeutics Group Ltd. 2023-09-06 - Trade Sale
Galway, Ireland · ie.myinnovo.com
Swrve New Media, Inc. 2023-01-12 - Trade Sale
San Francisco, California · www.swrve.com
FieldAware 2021-12-01 - Trade Sale
Plano, Texas · www.fieldaware.com
Lion Semiconductor, Inc. 2021-07-08 335M USD Trade Sale
San Francisco, California · www.lionsemi.com
Aiqudo, Inc. 2021-02-01 - Trade Sale
Campbell, California · www.aiqudo.com
Ubimax GmbH 2020-07-15 - Trade Sale
Bremen, Germany · www.ubimax.com
Panda Security S.L. 2020-03-09 - Trade Sale
Bilbao, Spain · www.pandasecurity.com
SambaNova Systems, Inc. 2020-02-25 - Venture
Palo Alto, California · www.sambanova.ai
Siren 2019-11-14 - Venture
Galway, Ireland · www.siren.io
Aizon 2019-11-04 - Venture
San Francisco, California · www.aizon.ai
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 4 (44%) - 9 (26%) -
Software 2 (22%) - 6 (18%) 54M (100%)
Internet Software and Services 2 (22%) - 6 (18%) -
Technology Hardware - - 6 (18%) -
Semiconductors 1 (11%) - 3 (9%) -
Communications - - 2 (6%) -
Media - - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (3%) -
Total 9 - 34 $54M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 6 (67%) - 19 (56%) -
  California 6 (67%) - 18 (53%) -
  Texas - - 1 (3%) -
Ireland 1 (11%) - 7 (21%) -
United Kingdom 2 (22%) - 4 (12%) -
Germany - - 3 (9%) 54M (100%)
Spain - - 1 (3%) -
Total 9 - 34 $54M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 9 (100%) - 25 (74%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 4 (12%) 54M (100%)
Growth Capital - - 4 (12%) -
Special Situations/Distressed - - 1 (3%) -
Total 9 - 34 $54M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 13 (59%) 572M (100%)
Trade Sale 7 (32%) -
IPO 1 (5%) -
SPAC 1 (5%) -
Total 22 $572M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Heymann & Partner Rechtsanwälte mbB
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $54M
TOTAL $54M
Largest Nero AG
$54M (2006-01-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $470M
< $100M 2 $102M
TOTAL $572M
Largest Lion Semiconductor, Inc.
$335M (2021-07-08)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Strategic(s)
91%
20 (91%)

FAQ

When was Atlantic Bridge founded?

Atlantic Bridge was founded in 2006.

What type of investor is Atlantic Bridge?

Atlantic Bridge is a growth capital firm.

Where is Atlantic Bridge headquartered?

Atlantic Bridge is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

How much capital does Atlantic Bridge have under management?

Atlantic Bridge has 1.0B EUR under management.

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