CapMan Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

In the last 3 years, CapMan has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 7 others.

CapMan’s most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (8%) and medical products (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (39%) and growth capital (31%). In total, CapMan has invested in 5 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2011 when it acquired Design-Talo Oy for $43M.

In the last 3 years, CapMan has exited 12 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (54%). CapMan’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold InfoCare AS for -.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity99
    • M&A Buy Activity71
    • M&A Sell Activity28
  • Total Sectors Invested 33
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 25
  • M&A Advisors 4

CapMan

Ludviginkatu 6, 4 fl.,
Helsinki, 00130
Finland
+358 207 207 500
www.capman.com

CapMan is a private equity group focused on a variety of investments in Scandinavia and Russia. CapMan's buyout group looks to invest €20 to €70 million (€10 to €20 for mezzanine) of capital in unlisted companies generating €50 to €500 million in revenues. CapMan seeks control positions and does not have any sector preferences. CapMan was established in 1989 and has offices in Helsinki, Stockholm, Oslo, Luxembourg, and Moscow.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Products, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Engineering, Financial Services, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Internet Software and Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Publishing, Real Estate, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Staffing, Utilities

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

Geographic Preferences: Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 50 500
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 70
Enterprise Value 50 250
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.8/yr) # 57 4 3 2 2 3 71
vol $43M $43M
Sell (2.8/yr) # 14 2 6 4 1 1 28
  99

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Solera Beverage Group 2021-07-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Oslo, Norway · www.solera.no
MM Sports AB 2021-07-02 - Secondary Buyout
Gothenburg, Sweden · www.mmsports.se
Pharmia Oy 2021-03-08 - Growth Capital
Tuusula, Finland · www.pharmia.fi
HopLop Oy 2021-03-05 - Secondary Buyout
Vantaa, Finland · www.hoplop.fi
Neural DSP Technologies Oy 2020-08-06 - Growth Capital
Helsinki, Finland · www.neuraldsp.com
PDS Vision Group AB 2020-03-30 - Growth Capital
Askim, Sweden · www.pdsvision.com
INR Sverige AB 2020-03-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Malmo, Sweden · www.inr.se
Oy Lunawood Ltd. 2019-12-23 - Secondary Buyout
Lahti, Finland · www.lunawood.com
Kämp Collection Hotels 2019-08-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Helsinki, Finland · www.kampcollectionhotels.com
Picosun Oy 2019-06-28 - Growth Capital
Espoo, Finland · www.picosun.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Coronaria Hoitoketju Oy 2013-01-01 Touhula Varhaiskasvatus Oy 2016-03-10 1
Oulu, Finland · www.hoitoketju.fi Oulu, Finland · www.touhula.fi

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 3 (7%) - 5 (7%) -
Medical Products 3 (7%) - 5 (7%) -
Business Services 3 (7%) - 4 (6%) -
Software 3 (7%) - 4 (6%) -
Furniture 2 (4%) 43M (100%) 3 (4%) 43M (100%)
Consumer Products 1 (2%) - 3 (4%) -
Distribution 2 (4%) - 3 (4%) -
Engineering 2 (4%) - 3 (4%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (4%) - 3 (4%) -
Information Technology 2 (4%) - 3 (4%) -
Marketing 2 (4%) - 3 (4%) -
Retail 2 (4%) - 3 (4%) -
Education 2 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Leisure 1 (2%) - 2 (3%) -
Life Science 2 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Machinery 1 (2%) - 2 (3%) -
Media 1 (2%) - 2 (3%) -
Metals/Mining - - 2 (3%) -
Restaurants 2 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (1%) -
Communications 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Construction 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Electronics 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Environmental 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Financial Services 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Packaging - - 1 (1%) -
Publishing 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (1%) -
Semiconductors 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Staffing - - 1 (1%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (1%) -
Total 46 $43M 71 $43M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Finland 18 (39%) 43M (100%) 31 (44%) 43M (100%)
Sweden 10 (22%) - 17 (24%) -
Russia 16 (35%) - 16 (23%) -
Norway 1 (2%) - 5 (7%) -
Denmark 1 (2%) - 2 (3%) -
Domestic 18 (39%) 43M (100%) 31 (44%) 43M (100%)
Cross-border 28 (61%) - 40 (56%) -
Total 46 $43M 71 $43M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 15 (33%) 43M (100%) 27 (38%) 43M (100%)
Growth Capital 17 (37%) - 22 (31%) -
Secondary Buyout 5 (11%) - 9 (13%) -
Stake Purchase 7 (15%) - 8 (11%) -
Venture 2 (4%) - 3 (4%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (1%) -
Going Private - - 1 (1%) -
Total 46 $43M 71 $43M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 10 (36%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 9 (32%) -
Trade Sale 7 (25%) -
IPO 1 (4%) -
Stake Sale 1 (4%) -
Total 28 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Keystone Advisers
1
Summa Capital Oy
1
Livingstone Partners LLP
1
Legal Deals
Baker & McKenzie LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $43M
TOTAL $43M
Largest Design-Talo Oy
$43M (2011-01-20)
sell # Total
TOTAL -
Largest InfoCare AS
- (2018-07-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
13%
9 (13%)
Strategic(s)
1%
1 (1%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
32%
9 (32%)
Strategic(s)
57%
16 (57%)

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