BIP Investment Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, BIP Investment Partners has acquired 3 companies.

BIP Investment Partners’ most common sectors for investment are communications (20%) and internet software and services (20%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (47%) and growth capital (27%). In total, BIP Investment Partners has invested in 7 different countries.

In the last 3 years, BIP Investment Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (67%). BIP Investment Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2007 when it sold Voxmobile for $90M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity24
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 17
  • M&A Advisors 2

BIP Investment Partners

Rue des Coquelicots, 1,
Luxembourg, L-1356
Luxembourg
+352 26 00 26 1
www.bip.lu
info@bip.lu

BIP Investment Partners is a private equity firm firm focused on a variety of long-term investments including buyouts, growth capital financings, sale of minority stakes, successions, and corporate spin-offs. BIP prefers opportunities in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, and Switzerland and generally looks to commit €10 to €25 million per transaction. Sectors of interest include technology, media, telecom, industrial, consumer, retail, business services, and healthcare. BIP investment Partners is headquartered in Luxembourg.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Healthcare Services, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Media, Retail, Software, Staffing, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 25
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 11 1 2 1 - - 15
Sell (1.0/yr) # 4 2 - 3 - - 9
vol $120M $120M
  24

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Captain Tortue Group 2018-12-13 - Secondary Buyout
Cedex, France · www.captaintortuegroup.com
LEUNA-Tenside GmbH 2018-11-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Leuna, Germany · www.leuna-tenside.de
KeyDrive S.A. 2018-07-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Luxembourg, Luxembourg · www.keydrive.lu
lifebrain AG 2018-04-09 - Secondary Buyout
Vienna, Austria · www.lifebrain.at
arwe Holding GmbH 2017-09-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
München-Flughafen, Germany · www.arwe-service.de
Mercateo UK Ltd. 2017-06-28 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
London, United Kingdom · www.mercateo.co.uk
Utimaco Safeware AG 2016-10-21 - Secondary Buyout
Aachen, Germany · www.utimaco.de
LaBoutiqueOfficielle.com SASU 2016-10-07 - Growth Capital
Dardilly, France · www.laboutiqueofficielle.com
O3b Networks Ltd. 2016-04-29 - Stake Purchase
St Helier, Cayman Islands · www.o3bnetworks.com
LEUNA-Tenside GmbH 2015-08-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Leuna, Germany · www.leuna-tenside.de
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Communications 2 (25%) - 3 (20%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (25%) - 3 (20%) -
Automotive 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Building Materials 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (7%) -
E-Commerce 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Electronics - - 1 (7%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (7%) -
Marketing 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Software - - 1 (7%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (7%) -
Total 8 - 15 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Luxembourg 2 (25%) - 5 (33%) -
France 3 (38%) - 3 (20%) -
Germany 1 (13%) - 3 (20%) -
United Kingdom 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Belgium 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Austria - - 1 (7%) -
Cayman Islands - - 1 (7%) -
Total 8 - 15 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (38%) - 7 (47%) -
Growth Capital 3 (38%) - 4 (27%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (13%) - 2 (13%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Venture - - 1 (7%) -
Total 8 - 15 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 4 (44%) 29M (25%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (22%) 90M (75%)
Secondary Sale 2 (22%) -
Stake Sale 1 (11%) -
Total 9 $120M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Houlihan Lokey
1
Legal Deals
Linklaters LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 2 $120M
TOTAL $120M
Largest Voxmobile
$90M (2007-05-23)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
3 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
18%
2 18%
Strategic(s)
82%
9 82%

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