Benson Oak Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Benson Oak Capital’s most common sectors for investment are internet software and services (23%) and automotive (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (89%) and divestiture (12%). In total, Benson Oak Capital has invested in 3 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (80%). Benson Oak Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2009 when it sold HERBACOS RECORDATI s.r.o. for $21M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8

Benson Oak Capital

HaMenofim 10 Herzliya IL 4672561, Ha-Menofim St 10, Hertsliya,
Herzliya,
Israel,
+420 224 056 056
www.bensonoak.com
boc@bensonoak.com

Benson Oak Capital is an independent private equity firm focused on investing in 'leading' small to medium-size enterprises in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The Firm looks to invest €5 to €30 million to support buyout and control growth equity transactions. Benson Oak was formed in 1991 and is based in Prague.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Distribution, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Retail, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: Middle East

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 30
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
Sell (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $21M $21M
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
AVG Technologies N.V. 2012-02-02 - IPO
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.avg.com
ETA a.s 2011-10-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Hlinsko, Czech Republic · www.eta.cz
Click Insurance, a.s. 2011-08-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Prague 1, Czech Republic · www.bensonoak.com
Lybar a.s. 2011-05-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Rtyne nad Bilinou, Czech Republic · www.lybar.cz
Plastkov Group 2010-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Hlinsko, Czech Republic
HERBACOS RECORDATI, s.r.o. 2009-01-19 21M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Pardubice, Czech Republic · www.recordati.cz
HERBACOS RECORDATI, s.r.o. 2007-08-27 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Pardubice, Czech Republic · www.recordati.cz
BOCHEMIE a.s. 2007-08-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bohumin, Czech Republic · www.bochemie.cz
ETA a.s 2007-06-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hlinsko, Czech Republic · www.eta.cz
Plastkov Group 2007-06-14 - Divestiture
Hlinsko, Czech Republic
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services - - 2 (22%) -
Automotive - - 1 (11%) -
Chemicals 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (11%) -
Distribution 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
Insurance 1 (33%) - 1 (11%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (11%) -
Retail - - 1 (11%) -
Total 3 - 9 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Czech Republic 3 (100%) - 7 (78%) -
Netherlands - - 1 (11%) -
Slovakia - - 1 (11%) -
Total 3 - 9 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (100%) - 8 (89%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (11%) -
Total 3 - 9 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 3 (60%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (20%) 21M (100%)
IPO 1 (20%) -
Total 5 $21M

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $21M
TOTAL $21M
Largest HERBACOS RECORDATI, s.r.o.
$21M (2009-01-19)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
4 100%