Bancroft Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Bancroft Private Equity has invested in 1 company.

Bancroft Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are food (23%) and automotive (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (78%) and growth capital (12%). In total, Bancroft Private Equity has invested in 6 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (55%). Bancroft Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2009 when it sold Farutex Sp.z.o.o. for $282M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity20
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11

Bancroft Private Equity

Opernring 17,
Vienna, 1010
Austria,
+43 1 343 9527
www.bancroftgroup.com
viennaoffice@bancroftgroup.com

Bancroft Private Equity is a private equity group focused on Eastern Europe, including Greece, the Balkans, and Turkey. The Firm's latest fund looks to invest €10 to €30 million in mature companies, led by experienced management teams with successful track records. Bancroft only considers majority positions and will consider all industries except real estate, tobacco, gambling, and liquor. Bancroft was originally established in 1989 and is based in Vienna.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Business Services, Communications, Distribution, Engineering, Financial Services, Food, Manufacturing, Media, Publishing, Technology Hardware, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Eastern Europe

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 8 - - - 1 - 9
Sell (0.0/yr) # 11 - - - - - 11
vol $402M $402M
  20

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Rubik's Brand Ltd. 2019-01-07 - Stake Purchase
London, United Kingdom · www.rubiksbrand.com
Starman AS 2013-05-07 121M EUR Secondary Buyout
Tallinn, Estonia · www.starman.ee
Graniser Granit Seramik San. Ve Tic. A.S 2012-06-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Istanbul, Turkey
Frost s.r.o. 2012-01-16 - Add-on Acquisition
, Slovakia
Bonton, a.s. 2011-06-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Prague, Czech Republic · www.bonton.cz
City Ex D.O.O. 2011-05-23 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Zagreb, Croatia · www.cityex.hr
Standard Profil A. S. 2011-05-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Istanbul, Turkey · www.standardprofil.com
Dumagas Transport S.A 2010-07-10 - Growth Capital
Podari, Romania · www.dumagas.ro
Kayalar Kimya Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S. 2010-04-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Istanbul, Turkey · www.kayalarkimya.com.tr
Farutex Sp.z.o.o. 2009-10-07 282M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Szczecin, Poland · www.farutex.pl
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Food - - 2 (22%) -
Automotive - - 1 (11%) -
Building Materials 1 (20%) - 1 (11%) -
Business Services 1 (20%) - 1 (11%) -
Communications - - 1 (11%) -
Consumer Products 1 (20%) - 1 (11%) -
Distribution 1 (20%) - 1 (11%) -
Transportation 1 (20%) - 1 (11%) -
Total 5 - 9 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Turkey 2 (40%) - 3 (33%) -
Romania 1 (20%) - 2 (22%) -
United Kingdom 1 (20%) - 1 (11%) -
Croatia 1 (20%) - 1 (11%) -
Denmark - - 1 (11%) -
Slovakia - - 1 (11%) -
Total 5 - 9 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (60%) - 7 (78%) -
Growth Capital 1 (20%) - 1 (11%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (20%) - 1 (11%) -
Total 5 - 9 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (27%) 282M (70%)
Trade Sale 3 (27%) -
Unknown 3 (27%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (18%) 121M (30%)
Total 11 $402M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $402M
TOTAL $402M
Largest Farutex Sp.z.o.o.
$282M (2009-10-07)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
25%
2 25%
Strategic(s)
75%
6 75%

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