Avista Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Avista Capital Partners has acquired 5 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Avista Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are life science (30%) and medical products (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (35%) and secondary buyout (25%). In total, Avista Capital Partners has invested in 15 US states and 5 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2008 when it acquired ConvaTec for $4.1B.

In the last 3 years, Avista Capital Partners has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (48%). Avista Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold Nycomed Pharma AG for $10.8B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity65
    • M&A Buy Activity Activity40
    • M&A Sell Activity Activity25
  • Total Sectors Invested 15
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 27
  • M&A Advisors 12

Avista Capital Partners

65 East 55th Street,18th Floor,
New York, New York 10022
United States,

Avista Capital Partners is a private investment firm formed by a group of professionals with roots from DLJ Merchant Banking Partners. Avista makes controlling and minority investments in US based energy, healthcare, and media companies with revenues greater than $25 million. Typical transactions include leverage buyouts, build-ups, and growth capital financings. Avista Capital was formed in 2005 and is based in New York City with an additional office in Houston, Texas.

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