M&A Deal Summary

Bureau Veritas Acquires Maxxam Analytics International

On February 3, 2014, Bureau Veritas acquired business services company Maxxam Analytics International from OMERS Private Equity for 650M CAD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Bureau Veritas’ 38th transaction in the Business Services sector.
  • This is Bureau Veritas’ largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Bureau Veritas’ 3rd transaction in Canada.
  • This is Bureau Veritas’ 1st transaction in Ontario.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2014-02-03
Target Maxxam Analytics International
Sector Business Services
Buyer(s) Bureau Veritas
Sellers(s) OMERS Private Equity
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 650M CAD

Target

Maxxam Analytics International

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
website
Maxxam Analytics International Corp. is a privately held laboratory services provider, serving an extensive customer base with a national network of laboratories and a team of dedicated and experienced management and scientific professionals. Maxxam provides testing services to the environmental, oil and gas, petrochemical, construction, general manufacturing, food and nutrition and government sectors.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Bureau Veritas

Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

website


Category Company
Founded 1828
Sector Business Services
Employees78,000
Revenue 5.0B EUR (2021)
DESCRIPTION

Bureau Veritas is delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility. Bureau Veritas was founded in 1828 and is based in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 39 of 72
Sector (Business Services) 38 of 62
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 38 of 69
State (Ontario) 1 of 2
Country (Canada) 3 of 4
Year (2014) 1 of 7
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-12-16 CKM Consultants Pte

Singapore,, Singapore

CKM Consultants Pte Ltd, specializing in construction related services. CKM Consultants provides structural design reviews of new buildings and infrastructure, statutory construction site supervision and periodical site inspection.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-02-10 MatthewsDaniel

London, United Kingdom

MatthewsDaniel primarily provides services for the insurance market. Their loss adjusting activities include incident investigations, root cause analysis, damage and reinstatement assessment and cost estimation.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

OMERS Private Equity

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1987
PE ASSETS 19.8B CAD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

OMERS Private Equity, Inc. is the private equity arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System. OMERS invests in buyout, venture, and mezzanine funds as well as makes direct private equity investments in North American companies with and enterprise value of $200 million to 1.5 billion. Target sectors include manufacturing, financial and business services, industrial and consumer products, transportation, and technology. OMERS Private Equity was formed in 1987 and is based in Toronto, Ontario.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 9 of 29
Sector (Business Services) 1 of 2
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 3 of 8
State (Ontario) 5 of 8
Country (Canada) 6 of 10
Year (2014) 1 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 6 of 7
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-11-20 Caliber

Lewisville, Texas, United States

Caliber is a multi-site operator of auto body collision repair centers in the United States with a nationwide footprint that includes over 1,000 centers. Caliber provides repair solutions that enable its insurance company partners to improve customer satisfaction and drive policyholder retention while also reducing repair costs in the claims process. Caliber was founded in 1997 and is based in Lewisville, Texas.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-02-05 Ladder Capital

New York, New York, United States

Ladder Capital is a commercial real estate finance company that originates and invests in a diverse portfolio of commercial real estate and real estate-related assets, focusing on senior secured assets. Ladder’s investment activities include: (i) direct origination of mid-market commercial real estate first mortgage loans of $5 million to $100 million; (ii) investments in investment grade securities secured by first mortgage loans on commercial real estate; and (iii) investments in net leased and other commercial real estate. Ladder Capital was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New York City.

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