BlackFin Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, BlackFin Capital Partners has acquired 1 company.

BlackFin Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are internet software and services (30%) and insurance (24%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (83%) and growth capital (12%). In total, BlackFin Capital Partners has invested in 6 different countries.

In the last 3 years, BlackFin Capital Partners has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 3

BlackFin Capital Partners

127, avenue des Champs Elysées,
Paris, 75008
France,
01.75.00.02.30
www.blackfincp.com
contact@blackfincp.com

BlackFin Capital Partners is a private equity firm focusing on financial services across continental Europe. The firm strategy focuses primarily on asset-light businesses in the financial services sector. BlackFin looks to invests €10 - €30 million in companies. BlackFin Capital Partners was formed in 2009 and is based in Paris, France additional office in Frankfurt, Germany and Brussels, Belgium.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Distribution, Financial Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 30
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 16 - 1 - - - 17
Sell (0.8/yr) # - - - 4 - - 4
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Kepler Cheuvreux 2018-06-27 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, United Kingdom · www.keplercheuvreux.com
Owliance Group 2018-05-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Paris, France · www.owliance.com
NeoXam 2018-05-04 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.neoxam.com
finanzen.de AG 2018-02-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Germany · www.finanzen.de
Buckaroo BV 2017-07-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Utrecht, Netherlands · www.buckaroo.nl
New Access SA 2015-11-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Geneva, Switzerland · www.newaccess.ch
Brokerage LSA 2015-06-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Boulogne Billancourt, France
LSA Courtage - Assurpeople 2015-06-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Boulogne Billancourt, France · www.assurpeople.com
AM Fine Services & Software SAS 2015-06-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paris, France · www.amfinesoft.com
NeoXam 2014-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paris, France · www.neoxam.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
New Access SA 2015-11-06 FIS Global - Ambit Private Banking Business 2017-04-10 1
Geneva, Switzerland · www.newaccess.ch Jacksonville, Florida

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 4 (31%) - 5 (29%) -
Insurance 4 (31%) - 4 (24%) -
Financial Services 2 (15%) - 3 (18%) -
Business Services 1 (8%) - 2 (12%) -
Software 1 (8%) - 2 (12%) -
Information Technology 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 13 - 17 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 10 (77%) - 12 (71%) -
Italy 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Netherlands 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Switzerland 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (6%) -
Germany - - 1 (6%) -
Domestic 10 (77%) - 12 (71%) -
Cross-border 3 (23%) - 5 (29%) -
Total 13 - 17 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 12 (92%) - 14 (82%) -
Growth Capital - - 2 (12%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 13 - 17 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (50%) -
Trade Sale 1 (25%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (25%) -
Total 4 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors LLC
1
Kempen & Co.
1
Legal Deals
Loyens & Loeff N.V.
1

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
67%
4 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
2 33%

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