Capita Plc

71 Victoria Street,
London, SW1H 0XA
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7799 1525

Capita is a global provider of business process outsourcing solutions. Capita was formed in 1984 and is based in London.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (3.2/yr) # 44 10 2 3 1 - 60
vol $1.1B $289M $294M $88M $1.8B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 1 - 2 1 1 - 5
vol $50M $50M

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Largest avocis AG
$237M (2015-02-05)
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Largest National Dental Plan Ltd.
$50M (2015-08-10)

According to our data here at Mergr, Capita has acquired 60 companies, including 19 in the last 5 years. A total of 12 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Capita’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired avocis AG for $237M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold National Dental Plan to Unum Group for $50M. Capita has acquired in 2 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (19%) and consumer services (17%).

When analyzing the business services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 752 business services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 52 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 15 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic business services acquirer over the past 3 years is United Site Services, with 16 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the business services sector over the past 3 years is The Carlyle Group with 7 platform acquisitions.

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