Brookfield Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Brookfield Private Equity has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Brookfield Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (22%) and communications (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include going private (27%) and divestiture (27%). In total, Brookfield Private Equity has invested in 10 US states and 8 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2018 when it acquired Clarios for $13.2B.

In the last 3 years, Brookfield Private Equity has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (58%). Brookfield Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold Enwave Energy for $3.2B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity30
    • M&A Buy Activity23
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 15
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 15
  • M&A Advisors 20

Brookfield Private Equity

Brookfield Place, Suite 300, 181 Bay Street,
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T3
Canada
(416) 363-9491
www.brookfield.com/en/businesses/private-equity

Brookfield Private Equity is the private equity arm of global asset management firm, Brookfield Asset Management. Brookfield Private Equity looks to acquire and invest in a variety of North American and European companies with broad sector interest in business services, industrials, and residential real estate. In addition to acquiring companies, Brookfield looks to invest in businesses through the public debt and equity markets, or by providing financing. Brookfield Private Equity is based in Toronto.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Energy Services and Equipment, Forest Products, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Real Estate, Retail, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Nordic, Latin/South America

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 17 2 - 3 1 - 23
vol $32.6B $3.8B $3.4B $39.8B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 5 - 1 - 1 - 7
vol $187M $3.2B $3.3B
  30

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC 2023-11-03 - Trade Sale
Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania · www.westinghousenuclear.com
Network International Holdings plc 2023-06-09 3.4B GBP Going Private
Dubai, United Arab Emirates · www.network.ae
Primary Wave 2022-10-06 - Stake Purchase
New York, New York · www.primarywave.com
Watermark Lodging Trust, Inc. 2022-05-06 3.8B USD Going Private
Chicago, Illinois · www.watermarklodging.com
Cupa Group 2022-02-01 - Secondary Buyout
Ourense, Spain · www.cupagroup.com
Enwave Energy Corp. 2021-02-02 3.2B USD Secondary Sale
Toronto, Ontario · www.enwave.com
Everise Holdings Pte. Ltd. 2020-12-08 - Secondary Buyout
Plantation, Florida · www.weareeverise.com
Superior Plus Corp. 2020-06-08 - Stake Purchase
Toronto, Ontario · www.superiorplus.com
Wireless Infrastructure Group Ltd. 2019-12-19 885M GBP Secondary Buyout
Bellshill, United Kingdom · www.wirelessinfrastructure.co.uk
Genesee & Wyoming, Inc. 2019-07-01 8.4B USD Going Private
Darien, Connecticut · www.gwrr.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Vodafone New Zealand Ltd. 2019-05-14 Aotearoa Towers Group Ltd. 2022-07-18 1
Auckland,, New Zealand · www.vodafone.co.nz Auckland, New Zealand · www.fortysouth.co.nz
Brand Industrial Services, Inc. 2013-11-26 Brace Industrial Group, Inc. 2021-08-03 13
Kennesaw, Georgia · www.beis.com Houston, Texas · www.brace.com
Brand Industrial Services, Inc. 2013-11-26 Big City Access, Inc. 2020-12-02 12
Kennesaw, Georgia · www.beis.com Houston, Texas · www.bigcityaccess.com
Brand Industrial Services, Inc. 2013-11-26 Venko Groep B.V. 2018-01-22 11
Kennesaw, Georgia · www.beis.com Hoogeveen, Netherlands · www.venko.nl
Brand Industrial Services, Inc. 2013-11-26 Safway Services LLC 2017-03-20 10
Kennesaw, Georgia · www.beis.com Waukesha, Wisconsin · www.safway.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 4 (20%) 68M (< 1%) 5 (22%) 68M (< 1%)
Energy Services and Equipment - - 2 (9%) 4.6B (12%)
Real Estate 2 (10%) 3.8B (11%) 2 (9%) 3.8B (10%)
Communications 2 (10%) 3.1B (9%) 2 (9%) 3.1B (8%)
Renewable Energy 2 (10%) 750M (2%) 2 (9%) 750M (2%)
Electrical Equipment 1 (5%) 13.2B (38%) 1 (4%) 13.2B (33%)
Transportation 1 (5%) 8.4B (24%) 1 (4%) 8.4B (21%)
Financial Services 1 (5%) 3.4B (10%) 1 (4%) 3.4B (9%)
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (5%) 2.1B (6%) 1 (4%) 2.1B (5%)
Retail 1 (5%) 410M (1%) 1 (4%) 410M (1%)
Building Materials 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Diversified 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Manufacturing 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Packaging 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 20 $35.2B 23 $39.8B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 11 (55%) 26.2B (75%) 13 (57%) 30.8B (77%)
  New York 3 (15%) 68M (< 1%) 3 (13%) 68M (< 1%)
  Maryland 2 (10%) 750M (2%) 2 (9%) 750M (2%)
  Wisconsin 1 (5%) 13.2B (38%) 1 (4%) 13.2B (33%)
  Connecticut 1 (5%) 8.4B (24%) 1 (4%) 8.4B (21%)
  Illinois 1 (5%) 3.8B (11%) 1 (4%) 3.8B (10%)
  Georgia 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Florida 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Ohio 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (4%) 4.6B (12%)
  Minnesota - - 1 (4%) -
Canada 3 (15%) 410M (1%) 4 (17%) 410M (1%)
  Ontario 2 (10%) 410M (1%) 3 (13%) 410M (1%)
  Quebec 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
United Arab Emirates 1 (5%) 3.4B (10%) 1 (4%) 3.4B (9%)
New Zealand 1 (5%) 2.2B (6%) 1 (4%) 2.2B (5%)
Australia 1 (5%) 2.1B (6%) 1 (4%) 2.1B (5%)
United Kingdom 1 (5%) 885M (3%) 1 (4%) 885M (2%)
Spain 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Netherlands 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 20 $35.2B 23 $39.8B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Divestiture 5 (25%) 17.9B (51%) 6 (26%) 22.5B (57%)
Going Private 5 (25%) 16.3B (46%) 6 (26%) 16.3B (41%)
Secondary Buyout 4 (20%) 885M (3%) 5 (22%) 885M (2%)
Stake Purchase 4 (20%) - 4 (17%) -
Recapitalization 1 (5%) 68M (< 1%) 1 (4%) 68M (< 1%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 20 $35.2B 23 $39.8B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (57%) 187M (6%)
Secondary Sale 3 (43%) 3.2B (94%)
Total 7 $3.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BofA Securities
2
Citigroup Investment Banking
2
Scotia Capital, Inc. (Scotiabank - Global Banking and Markets)
2
Legal Deals
Goodmans LLP
2
McCarthy Tétrault
1
Steptoe & Johnson
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 7 $37.7B
$100M to $1B 3 $2.0B
< $100M 1 $68M
TOTAL $39.8B
Largest Clarios
$13.2B (2018-11-13)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $3.2B
$100M to $1B 1 $187M
TOTAL $3.3B
Largest Enwave Energy Corp.
$3.2B (2021-02-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
26%
6 (26%)
Strategic(s)
30%
7 (30%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Strategic(s)
57%
4 (57%)

FAQ

What type of investor is Brookfield Private Equity?

Brookfield Private Equity is a private equity firm.

Where is Brookfield Private Equity headquartered?

Brookfield Private Equity is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.

How much capital does Brookfield Private Equity have under management?

Brookfield Private Equity has 44.0B CAD under management.

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