Berggruen Holdings Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Berggruen Holdings’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (22%) and distribution (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (58%) and venture (22%). In total, Berggruen Holdings has invested in 4 US states and 7 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (58%). Berggruen Holdings’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2009 when it sold FGX International for $565M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8

Berggruen Holdings

Berggruen Holdings, Inc.

304 S. Broadway #550,
Los Angeles, California 90013
United States
(213) 430-2350
www.berggruenholdings.com
pipeline@berggruenholdings.com

Berggruen Holdings, Inc. is a private holding company that seeks investments in private equity, real estate, alternative energy, stocks and bonds, hedge funds, and other private equity funds. Berggruen's direct private equity group targets investments in mid-market, cash-flow positive businesses operating in a wide variety of industries. The Firm can invest up to $200 million per transaction and will consider opportunities in the US, Europe, Asia, and other emerging markets. Berggruen Holdings looks to partner with management teams when pursuing opportunities. Berggruen Holdings, Inc. was established in 1986 and has offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Berlin, Tel Aviv, Mumbai, and Istanbul.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Education, Financial Services, Forest Products, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Leisure, Machinery, Media, Metals/Mining, Real Estate, Retail

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Special Situations/Distressed, Venture

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Central Asia/India

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - 5,000
Target EBITDA - 250
Investment Size - 200
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 14 - - - - - 14
Sell (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $565M $565M
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Berggruen Hotels Pvt. Ltd. 2019-11-11 - Trade Sale
Mumbai, India · www.keyshotels.com
Human Standard 2019-07-24 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Los Angeles, California · www.humanstandard.com
TLC Companies 2019-03-05 - Secondary Buyout
Brooklyn Center, Minnesota · www.tlccompanies.com
LeYa SA 2018-08-01 - Secondary Sale
Lisbon, Portugal · www.leya.com
Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc. 2017-04-03 - Trade Sale
Thomson, Georgia · www.frtw.com
BC equipment trading company Pvt. Ltd. 2015-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Navi Mumbai, India · www.equipwell.com
Karstadt AG 2013-01-01 - Trade Sale
Essen, Germany · www.karstadt.de
Bonded Services Group LLC 2011-06-30 - Secondary Sale
Fort Lee, New Jersey · www.bonded.com
Karstadt AG 2010-09-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Essen, Germany · www.karstadt.de
Phoenix Group Holdings Plc 2010-07-01 - IPO
London, United Kingdom · www.thephoenixgroup.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 3 (38%) - 3 (21%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (7%) -
Distribution 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Education 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Forest Products - - 1 (7%) -
Furniture 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Insurance - - 1 (7%) -
Leisure - - 1 (7%) -
Publishing - - 1 (7%) -
Retail - - 1 (7%) -
Staffing 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Transportation 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 8 - 14 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
India 4 (50%) - 5 (36%) -
United States 2 (25%) - 4 (29%) -
  Minnesota 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
  California 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
  Rhode Island - - 1 (7%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (7%) -
Liechtenstein 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Turkey 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (7%) -
Germany - - 1 (7%) -
Portugal - - 1 (7%) -
Total 8 - 14 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (50%) - 8 (57%) -
Venture 3 (38%) - 3 (21%) -
Divestiture - - 2 (14%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 8 - 14 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (29%) 565M (100%)
Secondary Sale 2 (29%) -
Trade Sale 2 (29%) -
IPO 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $565M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $565M
TOTAL $565M
Largest FGX International, Inc.
$565M (2009-12-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Strategic(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Strategic(s)
57%
4 (57%)

FAQ

When was Berggruen Holdings founded?

Berggruen Holdings was founded in 1986.

What type of investor is Berggruen Holdings?

Berggruen Holdings is a private equity firm.

Where is Berggruen Holdings headquartered?

Berggruen Holdings is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

How much capital does Berggruen Holdings have under management?

Berggruen Holdings has 2.0B USD under management.

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