Bridgepoint Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

In the last 3 years, Bridgepoint has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

Bridgepoint’s most common sectors for investment are business services (12%) and healthcare services (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (41%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (35%). In total, Bridgepoint has invested in 5 US states and 16 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2000 when it acquired Pubmaster Group for $1.2B.

In the last 3 years, Bridgepoint has exited 14 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (59%). Bridgepoint’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2010 when it sold Pets at Home for $1.5B.

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95 Wigmore Street,
London, W1B 5AL
United Kingdom,
+44 (0) 20 7432 3500

Bridgepoint is a large European private equity firm that invests in middle-market companies across a broad range of industries with an enterprise value of €200 - €1000 million. Prospective transaction situations include buyouts, buy-ins, growth financings, consolidations, and take privates. The firms invest in the range of €75 - €400 million transaction. Bridgepoint Development Capital specializes in investments in businesses valued up to a €150 million, taking equity stakes of between €10 million and €75 million. General sectors of interest include consumer products and services, retail, financial services, healthcare, media, technology, industrials, and business services. Bridgepoint was formed in 1984 and has offices in London, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Stockholm and Warsaw.

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