Capital A Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Capital A has acquired 9 companies. It has also invested in 9 others.

Capital A’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (12%) and information technology (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (56%) and growth capital (16%). In total, Capital A has invested in 1 US state and 9 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2015 when it acquired TenCate Protective Fabrics Americas for $761M.

In the last 3 years, Capital A has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (48%). Capital A’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2005 when it sold GlycArt Biotechnology AG for $244M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity106
    • M&A Buy Activity72
    • M&A Sell Activity34
  • Total Sectors Invested 26
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 35
  • M&A Advisors 3

Capital A

Capital A Investment Partners

Gustav Mahlerlaan 10,
Amsterdam, 1082 PP
Netherlands
+31 (0)20 900 0024
www.capitalapartners.nl
info@capitalapartners.nl

Capital A Investment Partners is a private equity firm specializing in management buyouts, management buy-ins, expansion/growth financing, shareholder replacement, and turnarounds. Capital A Investment Partners targets mid-sized Dutch companies invest in mature companies with positive and consistent cash generation that belong to the top of their sector. Capital A Investment Partners invest across all sectors. The Firm typically invests in a broad range of industry sectors with an investment of €5 - €50 million per transaction.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Manufacturing, Marketing, Medical Products, Software, Staffing, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 50
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (3.8/yr) # 53 1 6 6 6 - 72
vol $1.1B $1.1B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 31 - - 2 1 - 34
vol $722M $722M
  106

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ARVOO Imaging Products 2023-10-26 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Harmelen, Netherlands · www.arvoo.com
ExtraVar B.V. 2023-08-01 - Growth Capital
Zoetermeer, Netherlands · www.extravar.com
Sauna360 Group Oy 2023-07-31 - Trade Sale
Hanko, Finland · www.sauna360.com
AB Software & Consultancy BV 2023-03-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paterswolde, Netherlands · www.wijzijnab.nl
Pimm Solutions BV 2023-03-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Capelle a/d IJssel, Netherlands · www.pimmsolutions.nl
BRAIN² BV 2023-03-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.brain2.com
ODMedia BV 2023-02-14 - Stake Purchase
Utrecht, Netherlands · www.odmedia.com
Maas Lloyd 2022-12-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Rotterdam, Netherlands · www.maaslloyd.nl
Door to Door Cargo Care 2022-09-08 - Growth Capital
Mijdrecht, Netherlands · www.dtdc.nl
ESC BV 2022-08-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Nazareth, Belgium · www.esc.be
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
TenCate Protective Fabrics Americas 2015-07-20 TenCate Geosynthetics Holding bv 2021-04-07 2
Union City, Georgia · www.tencate.com Hengelo, Netherlands · www.tencategeo.com
TenCate Protective Fabrics Americas 2015-07-20 Integris Composites 2020-11-01 1
Union City, Georgia · www.tencate.com Nijverdal, Netherlands · www.tencateadvancedarmour.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 5 (16%) - 8 (11%) -
Information Technology 7 (22%) - 8 (11%) -
Manufacturing 2 (6%) - 7 (10%) 259M (25%)
Software 4 (13%) - 5 (7%) -
Apparel/Textiles 2 (6%) 761M (100%) 4 (6%) 761M (72%)
Distribution 1 (3%) - 4 (6%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (6%) - 3 (4%) -
Medical Products 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Staffing 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Transportation 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Financial Services 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Food - - 2 (3%) -
Life Science - - 2 (3%) -
Machinery - - 2 (3%) -
Media 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Safety/Security 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Communications - - 1 (1%) 35M (3%)
Automotive 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (1%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Insurance 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Marketing - - 1 (1%) -
Plastics - - 1 (1%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (1%) -
Total 32 $761M 72 $1.1B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Netherlands 29 (91%) - 60 (83%) 259M (25%)
Belgium 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
United Kingdom - - 3 (4%) -
United States 1 (3%) 761M (100%) 1 (1%) 761M (72%)
  Georgia 1 (3%) 761M (100%) 1 (1%) 761M (72%)
Norway 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
France - - 1 (1%) 35M (3%)
Belarus - - 1 (1%) -
Finland - - 1 (1%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 29 (91%) - 60 (83%) 259M (25%)
Cross-border 3 (9%) 761M (100%) 12 (17%) 796M (75%)
Total 32 $761M 72 $1.1B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 17 (53%) - 40 (56%) 295M (28%)
Growth Capital 8 (25%) - 11 (15%) -
Divestiture - - 6 (8%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (6%) - 6 (8%) -
Stake Purchase 3 (9%) - 4 (6%) -
Consolidation - - 2 (3%) -
Venture 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Going Private 1 (3%) 761M (100%) 1 (1%) 761M (72%)
Total 32 $761M 72 $1.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 13 (38%) 102M (14%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 10 (29%) 620M (86%)
Trade Sale 9 (26%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (3%) -
Unknown 1 (3%) -
Total 34 $722M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
1
Corporate Finance in Europe
1
Legal Deals
Loyens & Loeff N.V.
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.0B
< $100M 1 $35M
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest TenCate Protective Fabrics Americas
$761M (2015-07-20)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $666M
< $100M 1 $56M
TOTAL $722M
Largest GlycArt Biotechnology AG
$244M (2005-07-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
10%
7 (10%)
Strategic(s)
8%
6 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
38%
13 (38%)
Strategic(s)
50%
17 (50%)

FAQ

When was Capital A founded?

Capital A was founded in 1985.

What type of investor is Capital A?

Capital A is a private equity firm.

Where is Capital A headquartered?

Capital A is headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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