Baugur Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary


Baugur Group’s most common sector for investment isapparel/textiles (100%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (100%). Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2005 when it acquired Jane Norman for $181M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity1
    • M&A Buy Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1

Baugur Group

Túngötu 6,
Reykjavik, 101

Baugur Group was an Icelandic investment group focused on buyouts as well as acquiring stakes in publicly traded Western European companies. The Firm was formed in 1998 and dissolved in 2009. Baugur Group was headquartered in Reykjavik.

Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Food, Retail

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Nordic

Transaction Criteria Min Max
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M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $181M $181M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Jane Norman Ltd. 2005-07-29 181M GBP Secondary Buyout
Langholm, United Kingdom ·
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (100%) 181M (100%)
Total - - 1 $181M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom - - 1 (100%) 181M (100%)
Total - - 1 $181M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (100%) 181M (100%)
Total - - 1 $181M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $181M
Largest Jane Norman Ltd.
$181M (2005-07-29)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (100%)


When was Baugur Group founded?

Baugur Group was founded in 1998.

Where is Baugur Group headquartered?

Baugur Group is headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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