Brockhaus Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Brockhaus Private Equity has acquired 1 company.

Brockhaus Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are electronics (15%) and machinery (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (43%) and stake purchase (36%). In total, Brockhaus Private Equity has invested in 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Brockhaus Private Equity has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (38%). Brockhaus Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold RESORBA Wundversorgung KG for $72M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity22
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 4

Brockhaus Private Equity GmbH

Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz 6,
Frankfurt, D-60313
Germany
+49 (69)71 91 61 70
www.brockhaus-pe.com
info@brockhaus-pe.com

Brockhaus Private Equity is a German private investment firm focused on lower middle-market growth capital and buyout investments. Brockhaus looks for companies with positive cash-flow, technology leadership within industry, and that operate in growing markets. Brockhaus prefers opportunities in Germany, however, the Firm will consider investments throughout Europe. The Firm's target investment size is €5 to €25 million in companies with €3 to €15 million of EBITDA. Brockhaus was formed in 2000 and is based in Frankfurt.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Financial Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Machinery, Medical Products, Retail, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 3 15
Investment Size 5 25
Enterprise Value 20 125
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 11 1 1 1 - - 14
Sell (0.2/yr) # 7 - - 1 - - 8
vol $72M $72M
  22

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Palas GmbH 2018-12-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Karlsruhe, Germany · www.palas.de
eyevis GmbH 2018-04-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Reutlingen, Germany · www.eyevis.de
Peakworks, Inc. 2017-05-23 - Divestiture
Vaughan, Ontario · www.peakworks.ca
IHSE GmbH 2016-04-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Oberteuringen, Germany · www.ihse.de
The Tmax Group 2015-03-18 - Stake Purchase
Mannheim, Germany · www.thermamax.de
J&S GmbH Automotive Technology 2014-08-26 - Secondary Buyout
Wustermark, Germany · www.jus-automotive.com
Advanced Temperature Test Systems GmbH 2013-10-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Munich, Germany · www.att-systems.de
eyevis GmbH 2012-11-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Reutlingen, Germany · www.eyevis.de
360 Treasury Systems AG (dba 360T Group) 2012-02-16 - Stake Purchase
Frankfurt am Main, Germany · www.360t.com
RESORBA Wundversorgung GmbH & Co. KG 2011-12-20 72M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Nuremberg, Germany · www.resorba.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Electronics - - 2 (14%) -
Machinery 2 (40%) - 2 (14%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (20%) - 2 (14%) -
Automotive 1 (20%) - 1 (7%) -
Construction 1 (20%) - 1 (7%) -
E-Commerce - - 1 (7%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (7%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (7%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (7%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (7%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (7%) -
Total 5 - 14 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 4 (80%) - 13 (93%) -
Canada 1 (20%) - 1 (7%) -
  Ontario 1 (20%) - 1 (7%) -
Domestic 4 (80%) - 13 (93%) -
Cross-border 1 (20%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 5 - 14 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (40%) - 6 (43%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (20%) - 5 (36%) -
Divestiture 1 (20%) - 1 (7%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (7%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (20%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 5 - 14 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 3 (38%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (25%) 72M (100%)
Secondary Sale 1 (13%) -
Stake Sale 1 (13%) -
Trade Sale 1 (13%) -
Total 8 $72M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
FERBER & CO. GmbH
1
Legal Deals
P+P Pöllath + Partners
2
Paul Hastings LLP
1
White & Case LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $72M
TOTAL $72M
Largest RESORBA Wundversorgung GmbH & Co. KG
$72M (2011-12-20)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
40%
2 40%
Strategic(s)
60%
3 60%

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