Capita Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Business ServicesCompany

Capita has acquired 61 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 12 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 16 assets.

Capita’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired avocis AG for $237M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2020, when it sold Capita - Education Software Solutions to Montagu Private Equity for $616M. Capita has acquired in 2 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (17%) and business services (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity77
    • M&A Buy Activity61
    • M&A Sell Activity16
  • Total Sectors Invested 15
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 28
  • M&A Advisors 6

Capita

Capita Plc

65 Gresham Street,
London, EC2V 7NQ
United Kingdom,
+44 7989 665 484
www.capita.com

Capita is a global provider of business process outsourcing solutions. Capita was formed in 1984 and is based in London. Capita was founded in 1984 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 61 - - - - - 61
vol $1.7B $1.7B
Sell (2.2/yr) # 5 1 - 3 3 4 16
vol $50M $703M $585M $231M $1.6B
  77

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Pay360 Ltd. 2022-09-16 231M GBP Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · https://www.pay360.com
Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure Ltd. 2022-08-02 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.capitaproperty.co.uk
GL Hearn Ltd. 2022-08-02 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.glhearn.com
Trustmarque Solutions Ltd. 2022-01-28 - Divestiture
York, United Kingdom · www.trustmarque.com
Atlas Master Trust Trustee Ltd. 2021-11-22 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.atlasmastertrust.co.uk
Capita Commercial Insurance Services Ltd. 2021-11-02 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.capitainsuranceservices.co.uk
AXELOS Ltd. 2021-06-21 585M GBP Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.axelos.com
Capita Plc - Education Software Solutions 2020-12-14 616M GBP Divestiture
London, United Kingdom
Eclipse (Hardware) Ltd. 2020-06-19 87M GBP Divestiture
Bradford, United Kingdom · www.eclipselegal.co.uk
Capita Life & Pensions Services (Ireland) Ltd. 2020-04-21 - Divestiture
Dublin, Ireland
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 10 (16%) 359M (21%) 4 (25%) 585M (37%)
Software 10 (16%) 324M (19%) 2 (13%) 703M (45%)
Consumer Services 10 (16%) 412M (24%) - -
Information Technology 7 (11%) 447M (26%) 2 (13%) 231M (15%)
Insurance 4 (7%) 49M (3%) 3 (19%) 50M (3%)
Healthcare Services 5 (8%) 57M (3%) 1 (6%) -
Internet Software and Services 4 (7%) 36M (2%) 1 (6%) -
Education 3 (5%) 37M (2%) - -
Staffing 2 (3%) - 1 (6%) -
Real Estate - - 2 (13%) -
Engineering 1 (2%) - - -
Financial Services 1 (2%) - - -
Leisure 1 (2%) - - -
Marketing 1 (2%) - - -
Publishing 1 (2%) - - -
Safety/Security 1 (2%) - - -
Total 61 $1.7B 16 $1.6B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 53 1.3B 15 1.6B
United States 3 186M - -
  California 1 12M - -
Ireland 1 39M 1 -
1 - - -
Australia 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 237M - -
Domestic 53 (87%) 1.3B (73%) 15 (94%) 1.6B (100%)
Cross-border 8 (13%) 462M (27%) 1 (6%) -
Total 61 $1.7B 16 $1.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Deloitte
3
Harris Williams & Co.
1
Legal Deals
Roxburgh Milkins Ltd.
1
DWF LLP
1
DLA Piper
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 7 $934M
< $100M 19 $788M
TOTAL $1.7B
Largest avocis AG
$237M (2015-02-05)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $1.4B
< $100M 2 $136M
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest Capita Plc - Education Software Solutions
$616M (2020-12-14)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
20%
12 (20%)
Strategic(s)
5%
3 (5%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
31%
5 (31%)
Strategic(s)
63%
10 (63%)

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