August Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, August Equity has acquired 2 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

August Equity’s most common sectors for investment arehealthcare services (26%) and consumer services (17%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (49%) and growth capital (17%). In total, August Equity has invested in 1 US state and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2008 when it acquired Enara Group for $82M.

In the last 3 years, August Equity has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (48%). August Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold VetPartners for $1.1B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity67
    • M&A Buy Activity42
    • M&A Sell Activity25
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 4

August Equity LLP

10 Slingsby Place, St. Martin's Courtyard,
London, WC2E 9AB
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7632 8200
www.augustequity.com
info@augustequity.com

August Equity is a private equity firm that provides capital for management buyouts, buy-ins, growth financings, and recapitalizations of small and medium-sized UK-based companies. August Equity targets growth companies with strong cash-flow operating within four sectors. These include healthcare, media/technology, industrial products and services, and consumer products and services. August Equity looks to commit £10 to £30 million per transaction. August Equity was formed in 2001 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Publishing, Software, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 30
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 37 1 1 2 1 - 42
vol $579M $579M
Sell (1.2/yr) # 19 3 - 1 2 - 25
vol $1.7B $1.7B
  67

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
One Touch Health 2022-10-05 - Growth Capital
Galway, Ireland · www.onetouchhealth.net
Amtivo Group Ltd. 2022-07-04 - Secondary Buyout
Kent, United Kingdom · www.amtivo.com
Zenergi Ltd. 2022-02-14 - Secondary Buyout
Southampton, United Kingdom · www.zenergi.co.uk
Integrity360 2021-06-22 - Growth Capital
Dublin, Ireland · www.integrity360.com
Pet Cremation Services Ltd. 2021-03-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom · www.pcsonline.org.uk
Business Systems (UK) Ltd. 2021-01-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Middlesex, United Kingdom · www.businesssystemsuk.co.uk
Air IT Ltd. 2020-02-11 - Growth Capital
Sandiacre, United Kingdom · www.air-it.co.uk
Confederation of Dental Employers Ltd. 2019-11-21 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Holsworthy, United Kingdom · www.codeuk.com
Wax Digital Ltd. 2019-11-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Hyde, United Kingdom · www.wax-digital.com
Aspirations Care Group 2019-06-21 - Secondary Buyout
East Gloucester, United Kingdom · www.aspirationscare.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Healthcare Services 6 (35%) - 11 (26%) 184M (32%)
Consumer Services 1 (6%) - 7 (16%) 63M (11%)
Information Technology 4 (24%) - 6 (14%) -
Business Services 2 (12%) - 4 (9%) -
Software 1 (6%) - 3 (7%) 63M (11%)
Building Materials - - 2 (5%) 48M (8%)
Medical Products 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) 40M (7%)
Education 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Aerospace - - 1 (2%) 57M (10%)
Publishing - - 1 (2%) 45M (8%)
Media - - 1 (2%) 35M (6%)
Communications - - 1 (2%) 32M (6%)
Digital Media - - 1 (2%) 11M (2%)
Internet Software and Services 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 17 - 43 $579M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 15 (88%) - 40 (93%) 451M (100%)
Ireland 2 (12%) - 2 (5%) -
United States - - 1 (2%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 15 (88%) - 40 (93%) 451M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (12%) - 3 (7%) -
Total 17 - 43 $451M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 6 (35%) - 21 (49%) 189M (39%)
Secondary Buyout 2 (12%) - 7 (16%) 120M (25%)
Growth Capital 6 (35%) - 7 (16%) -
Consolidation 3 (18%) - 6 (14%) 82M (17%)
Going Private - - 1 (2%) 63M (13%)
Divestiture - - 1 (2%) 32M (7%)
Total 17 - 43 $486M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 12 (48%) 1.2B (71%)
Trade Sale 7 (28%) 273M (16%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (12%) 223M (13%)
Sold to Management 1 (4%) -
Stake Sale 1 (4%) -
Unknown 1 (4%) -
Total 25 $1.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Canaccord Genuity Corp.
1
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
1
Legal Deals
DLA Piper
1
CMS Legal Services EEIG
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 15 $579M
TOTAL $579M
Largest Enara Group Ltd.
$82M (2008-05-11)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.1B
$100M to $1B 3 $455M
< $100M 4 $198M
TOTAL $1.7B
Largest VetPartners
$1.1B (2018-08-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
12%
5 (12%)
Strategic(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
48%
12 (48%)
Strategic(s)
36%
9 (36%)

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