BS Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

BS Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are apparel/textiles (15%) and consumer products (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (72%) and secondary buyout (15%). In total, BS Private Equity has invested in 1 US state and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2005 when it acquired IP Cleaning for $248M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (36%). BS Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2012 when it sold Ducati for $1.0B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity28
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 3

BS Private Equity

Foro Buonaparte, 71,
Milan, I - 20121
Italy
+39 02 762113 1
www.bspeg.com
info@bspeg.com

BS Private Equity is a private equity firm that targets management buyouts and buy-ins of Italian manufacturing and service based businesses. BS Private Equity began investing in 1989 and today looks for businesses requiring an average equity investment of €30 million. BS Private Equity was formed in 1989 and is based in Milan. BS Private Equity has been in liquidation since 2011.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Leisure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Retail, Software, Technology Hardware, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase, Venture

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 14 - - - - - 14
vol $248M $248M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 14 - - - - - 14
vol $1.5B $1.5B
  28

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Motovario S.p.A. 2015-07-31 211M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Formigine, Italy · www.motovario.it
IP Cleaning SPA (IPC Group) 2014-05-30 - Secondary Buyout
Summaga, Italy · www.ipcworldwide.com
CastFutura S.p.A. 2013-10-10 28M EUR Secondary Buyout
Terno D'isola, Italy · www.castfuturagroup.com
Tecnowind SpA 2013-07-11 - Unknown
Fabriano, Italy · www.tecnowind.com
Selcom Elettronica SpA 2013-01-01 - Trade Sale
Bologna, Italy · www.selcomgroup.com
Ducati S.p.A. 2012-04-18 1.0B EUR Add-on Acquisition
Bologna, Italy · www.ducati.com
Giovanni Bozzetto 2011-10-01 - Unknown
Filago, Italy · www.bozzetto-group.com
QubicaAMF Worldwide LLC 2011-10-01 - Unknown
Mechanicsville, Virginia · www.qubicaamf.com
TREI Industria 2011-10-01 - Unknown
Modena, Italy · www.treivet.it
Arena Italia S.p.A 2010-10-01 - Secondary Buyout
Tolentino, Italy · www.arenainternational.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Machinery - - 2 (14%) 248M (100%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 2 (14%) -
Consumer Products - - 2 (14%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (14%) -
Agriculture - - 1 (7%) -
Automotive - - 1 (7%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (7%) -
Communications - - 1 (7%) -
Electronics - - 1 (7%) -
Media 1 (100%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 1 - 14 $248M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Italy 1 (100%) - 13 (93%) 248M (100%)
United States - - 1 (7%) -
  Virginia - - 1 (7%) -
Domestic 1 (100%) - 13 (93%) 248M (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (7%) -
Total 1 - 14 $248M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 10 (71%) 248M (100%)
Secondary Buyout - - 2 (14%) -
Going Private - - 1 (7%) -
PIPE 1 (100%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 1 - 14 $248M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (29%) 1.4B (91%)
Unknown 4 (29%) -
Trade Sale 3 (21%) 107M (7%)
Secondary Sale 3 (21%) 28M (2%)
Total 14 $1.5B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lehman Brothers, Inc.
1
Compass Partners Advisors LLP
1
Ethica Corporate Finance
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $248M
TOTAL $248M
Largest IP Cleaning SPA (IPC Group)
$248M (2005-04-21)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
$100M to $1B 2 $318M
< $100M 3 $216M
TOTAL $1.5B
Largest Ducati S.p.A.
$1.0B (2012-04-18)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
38%
3 38%
Strategic(s)
63%
5 63%

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