Beringea Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Beringea has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 24 others.

Beringea’s most common sectors for investment are internet software and services (22%) and information technology (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (56%) and growth capital (31%). In total, Beringea has invested in 9 US states and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired Young Innovations for $314M.

In the last 3 years, Beringea has exited 10 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (67%). Beringea’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2019 when it sold Ranir for $750M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity123
    • M&A Buy Activity99
    • M&A Sell Activity24
  • Total Sectors Invested 29
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 46
  • M&A Advisors 1

Beringea

39 Earlham Street, Covent Garden,
London, WC2H 9LT
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 207 845 7820
www.beringea.com
info@beringea.co.uk

Beringea LLP is a private equity firm focused on growth-oriented company investments in the Midwest US and the UK. Beringea looks to invest $2 to $10 million of equity or junior capital in profitable companies with 5 million and higher in revenue. Funds are used to support business expansions and growth, ownership transitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalization, and refinancings. The Firm does not have any sector preferences and generally seeks businesses with proven business models and defensible market positions. Beringea was formed in 1988 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Education, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Forest Products, Healthcare Services, Information Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Medical Products, Renewable Energy, Restaurants, Retail, Software, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: Midwest US, United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 5 -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 2 10
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (6.0/yr) # 69 5 2 9 8 6 99
vol $455M $455M
Sell (3.2/yr) # 8 6 4 3 2 1 24
vol $256M $100M $17M $750M $600M $1.7B
  123

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Commonplace 2020-07-29 - Venture
, United States
Micro-LAM, Inc. 2020-06-15 - Venture
Portage, Michigan · www.micro-lam.com
Luxury Promise 2020-04-22 - Venture
London, United Kingdom · www.luxurypromise.com
EDITED 2020-04-15 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.edited.com
Written Byte Ltd. 2020-03-10 - Venture
London, United Kingdom · www.deepcrawl.com
Second Nature 2020-02-19 - Venture
London, United Kingdom · www.secondnature.io
InTouch Health, Inc. 2020-01-12 600M USD Add-on Acquisition
Santa Barbara, California · www.intouch-health.com
Brideside, Inc. 2019-12-06 - Venture
Chicago, Illinois · www.brideside.com
Papier Ltd. 2019-09-04 - Venture
London, United Kingdom · www.papier.com
Arctic Shores 2019-09-02 - Venture
Manchester, United Kingdom · www.arcticshores.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Lupa Foods Ltd. 2018-12-19 Donatantonio Ltd. 2018-12-19 1
Berkshire , United Kingdom · www.lupafoods.com Borehamwood, United Kingdom · www.donatantonio.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 13 (28%) - 21 (21%) -
Information Technology 5 (11%) - 10 (10%) -
Marketing 6 (13%) - 7 (7%) -
Software 3 (6%) - 7 (7%) -
Medical Products 1 (2%) - 6 (6%) 314M (69%)
Electrical Equipment - - 5 (5%) -
Consumer Products 3 (6%) - 4 (4%) -
Healthcare Services - - 4 (4%) -
Life Science - - 4 (4%) -
Media 3 (6%) - 4 (4%) -
Consumer Services 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) 10M (2%)
Business Services 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
E-Commerce 3 (6%) - 3 (3%) -
Retail - - 2 (2%) 131M (29%)
Furniture 2 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Automotive - - 1 (1%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (1%) -
Distribution - - 1 (1%) -
Education 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Electronics - - 1 (1%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Food 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Forest Products 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Information Services - - 1 (1%) -
Machinery 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (1%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (1%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 47 - 99 $455M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 28 (60%) - 60 (61%) 131M (29%)
United States 18 (38%) - 37 (37%) 324M (71%)
  Michigan 6 (13%) - 19 (19%) 10M (2%)
  Illinois 5 (11%) - 7 (7%) 314M (69%)
  Wisconsin 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
  New York 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
  California 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Ohio 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Georgia 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Germany 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Canada - - 1 (1%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (1%) -
Total 47 - 99 $455M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 42 (89%) - 55 (56%) -
Growth Capital 3 (6%) - 30 (30%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (2%) - 5 (5%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 4 (4%) 141M (31%)
Going Private - - 1 (1%) 314M (69%)
Consolidation 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (1%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (1%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (1%) -
Total 47 - 99 $455M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 12 (50%) 1.6B (95%)
Trade Sale 5 (21%) 90M (5%)
Secondary Sale 5 (21%) -
Merger 2 (8%) -
Total 24 $1.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Marriott Harrison LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $445M
< $100M 1 $10M
TOTAL $455M
Largest Young Innovations, Inc.
$314M (2013-01-31)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $1.5B
< $100M 6 $243M
TOTAL $1.7B
Largest Ranir LLC
$750M (2019-05-09)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
80%
4 80%
Strategic(s)
20%
1 20%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
28%
7 28%
Strategic(s)
72%
18 72%

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