Blue Water Energy Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Blue Water Energy has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 1 other.

Blue Water Energy’s most common sectors for investment areenergy services and equipment (63%) and oil/gas exploration (25%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (55%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (21%). In total, Blue Water Energy has invested in 2 US states and 6 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Blue Water Energy has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (75%). Blue Water Energy’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2022 when it sold Siccar Point Energy for $1.5B.

Join Mergr to view Blue Water Energy’s full profile and discover more middle-market private equity firm investors just like it.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity32
    • M&A Buy Activity24
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13

Blue Water Energy

Blue Water Energy LLP

17 Connaught Place,
London, W2 2ES
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7290 5090
www.bluewaterenergy.com
info@bwenergy.com

Blue Water Energy is a private equity firm focused on building energy companies. Blue Water looks to invest up to $150 million per project with a focus on production, upstream equipment and services, and midstream/downstream equipment and services. Blue Water typically invests in partnership with experienced management teams that have a track record of value creation. Blue Water Energy was formed in 2011 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Energy Services and Equipment, Oil/Gas Exploration

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, United Kingdom, Nordic, Central Asia/India, Latin/South America, Middle East

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 50 150
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 22 - 2 - - - 24
Sell (1.4/yr) # 1 - 2 1 3 1 8
vol $172M $1.5B $1.7B
  32

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Kent 2024-01-31 - Trade Sale
Dubai, United Arab Emirates · www.kentplc.com
Techouse AS 2023-07-07 - Trade Sale
Sandnes, Norway · www.techouse.no
Mime Petroleum AS 2023-05-23 - Trade Sale
Oslo, Norway · www.mime-petroleum.com
GPS Group 2023-02-01 - Merger
Singapore, Singapore · www.gpsgroup.com
Siccar Point Energy Ltd. 2022-04-11 1.5B USD Trade Sale
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.siccarpointenergy.co.uk
IMServ Europe Ltd. 2021-09-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom · www.imserv.com
Optilan UK Ltd. 2021-08-10 - Trade Sale
Warwick, United Kingdom · www.optilan.com
Global Energy Storage Holdings Pte Ltd. 2021-05-01 - Growth Capital
Singapore, Singapore · www.gesgroup.global
px House 2021-04-29 - Secondary Sale
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom · www.pxlimited.com
Severn Glocon Group 2019-12-19 - Growth Capital
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom · www.severnglocon.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Authentix, Inc. 2017-09-12 Royal Joh. Enschedé 2023-04-17 4
Addison, Texas · www.authentix.com Haarlem, Netherlands · www.joh-enschede.nl
CRC Evans 2019-05-23 Stanley Black & Decker - Oil & Gas Business 2022-06-28 1
Kintore, United Kingdom · www.crcevans.com New Britain, Connecticut
Authentix, Inc. 2017-09-12 Traceless Authentication Group 2020-09-30 3
Addison, Texas · www.authentix.com Rochester, New York
Excellence Logging 2015-07-24 Weatherford International Ltd - Surface Data Logging Business 2018-12-17 4
London, United Kingdom · www.exlog.com Baar, Switzerland
ROVOP Ltd. 2015-04-01 M2 Subsea Ltd. - 28 ROVs 2018-10-19 1
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.rovop.com Westhill, United Kingdom

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Energy Services and Equipment 10 (67%) - 15 (63%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 3 (20%) - 6 (25%) -
Communications - - 1 (4%) -
Information Technology 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Software 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 15 - 24 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 7 (47%) - 11 (46%) -
United States 4 (27%) - 5 (21%) -
  Texas 3 (20%) - 4 (17%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Norway 1 (7%) - 3 (13%) -
Singapore 1 (7%) - 2 (8%) -
United Arab Emirates 1 (7%) - 2 (8%) -
Argentina 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 15 - 24 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 8 (53%) - 13 (54%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (13%) - 5 (21%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (13%) - 3 (13%) -
Divestiture 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
Consolidation 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 15 - 24 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 5 (63%) 1.7B (100%)
Merger 1 (13%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (13%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (13%) -
Total 8 $1.7B

Deal Values

sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.5B
$100M to $1B 1 $172M
TOTAL $1.7B
Largest Siccar Point Energy Ltd.
$1.5B (2022-04-11)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
13%
3 (13%)
Strategic(s)
8%
2 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
13%
1 (13%)
Strategic(s)
88%
7 (88%)

FAQ

What type of investor is Blue Water Energy?

Blue Water Energy is a private equity firm.

Where is Blue Water Energy headquartered?

Blue Water Energy is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

How much capital does Blue Water Energy have under management?

Blue Water Energy has 861M USD under management.

 Subscribe to unlock this and 199,417
investor and company profiles

Sign-up today to get full access

  • check  Unlimited Searches
  • check  Unlimited Profile Views
  • check  Build and Export Lists of
    • PE Backed Companies
    • Direct Investors & Acquirers
    • Advisors
    • Deals
    • & More

What's Mergr?

We built Mergr to save people the arduous and time-consuming process of tracking when companies are bought, sold, and who currently owns them.

Every day, new opportunities emerge around M&A and we help professionals of all types comb through transactions, investors, and corporate acquirers via an easy-to-use web database that is accessible to anyone.

Try us for 1 week free today!

Mergr, the Easiest-to-Use PE and M&A DB


Key Benefits

  • Stay informed on events in your industry
  • M&A research that takes seconds (not all afternoon)
  • Better understand your customers and prospects
  • Discover active buyers (or sellers)
Search
  • 4.5K Private Equity Firms
  • 190K M&A Transactions
  • 195K Companies Involved in M&A
    (Buyer, Seller, or Target)
  • 3.6K M&A Advisors
    (Investment Banks and Law Firms)
  • 75K M&A Contacts
    (PE and M&A Advisors)

Ready to try?

Join FREE for 1 Week

No obligation. Cancel anytime.