Azini Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Secondary Investor Profile

Azini Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment areinternet software and services (27%) and technology hardware (22%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (48%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (27%). In total, Azini Capital Partners has invested in 4 US states and 4 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Azini Capital Partners has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (85%). Azini Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2017 when it sold Shazam Entertainment for $400M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity39
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity20
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 27
  • M&A Advisors 1

Azini Capital Partners

10 Argyll Street,
London, W1F 7TQ
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 207 319 3900
www.azini.com
info@azini.com

Azini Capital Partners LLP is a private investment group focused acquiring secondary interests in growth-oriented companies. The Firm looks to acquire minority positions (> 15%) in companies with at least $10 million in revenue. The Firm prefers acquiring interests in tech-oriented or tech-enabled companies. Azini Capital was established in 2004 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Services, Healthcare Services, Information Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Metals/Mining, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 19 - - - - - 19
Sell (1.4/yr) # 13 - 2 1 2 2 20
vol $1.1B $35M $1.1B
  39

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Keronite Group Ltd. 2022-11-16 35M USD Add-on Acquisition
Haverhill, United Kingdom · www.keronite.com
Attraqt Group PLC 2022-09-29 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.attraqt.com
Antenova M2M 2021-09-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Herts, United Kingdom · www.antenova-m2m.com
OneSpin Solutions GmbH 2021-04-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Munich, Germany · www.onespin-solutions.com
Cluster Seven Services Ltd. 2020-01-29 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.clusterseven.com
Corvil Ltd. 2019-07-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Dublin, Ireland · www.corvil.com
Sonim Technologies Inc. 2019-05-10 - IPO
San Mateo, California · www.sonimtech.com
Shazam Entertainment Ltd. 2017-12-11 400M USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.shazam.com
Cluster Seven Services Ltd. 2015-11-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
London, United Kingdom · www.clusterseven.com
Attraqt Group PLC 2015-11-12 - Stake Purchase
London, United Kingdom · www.attraqt.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 2 (100%) - 5 (26%) -
Technology Hardware - - 4 (21%) -
Business Services - - 2 (11%) -
Software - - 2 (11%) -
Communications - - 1 (5%) -
Information Services - - 1 (5%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (5%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (5%) -
Media - - 1 (5%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (5%) -
Total 2 - 19 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 2 (100%) - 11 (58%) -
United States - - 6 (32%) -
  California - - 3 (16%) -
  Vermont - - 1 (5%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (5%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (5%) -
Germany - - 1 (5%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (5%) -
Total 2 - 19 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 1 (50%) - 9 (47%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (50%) - 5 (26%) -
Stake Purchase - - 3 (16%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (5%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (5%) -
Total 2 - 19 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 11 (55%) 934M (83%)
Trade Sale 5 (25%) 68M (6%)
Secondary Sale 2 (10%) 119M (11%)
IPO 1 (5%) -
Stake Sale 1 (5%) -
Total 20 $1.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Mayer Brown
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $741M
< $100M 7 $380M
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest Shazam Entertainment Ltd.
$400M (2017-12-11)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
5%
1 (5%)
Strategic(s)
5%
1 (5%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
5%
1 (5%)
Strategic(s)
85%
17 (85%)

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