CapMan Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, CapMan has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 8 others.

CapMan’s most common sectors for investment are manufacturing (8%) and medical products (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (40%) and growth capital (32%). 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 (52%). CapMan’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold InfoCare AS for -.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity94
    • M&A Buy Activity69
    • M&A Sell Activity25
  • Total Sectors Invested 34
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 24
  • 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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (2.6/yr) # 56 2 4 3 2 2 69
vol $43M $43M
Sell (2.6/yr) # 12 1 2 6 3 1 25
  94

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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
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
Komas Oy 2019-05-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Jyvaskyla, Finland · www.komas.fi
Maintpartner Group Oy 2019-03-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Espoo, Finland · www.maintpartner.com
Front AI 2019-03-11 - Venture
Helsinki, Finland · www.front.ai
Avidly Plc 2018-11-19 - Growth Capital
Helsinki, Finland · www.avidlyagency.com
Fluido Oy 2018-09-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Espoo, Finland · www.fluidogroup.com
View All >>

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%)
Distribution 3 (7%) - 3 (4%) -
Engineering 2 (4%) - 3 (4%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (4%) - 3 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (4%) - 3 (4%) -
Marketing 2 (4%) - 3 (4%) -
Retail 2 (4%) - 3 (4%) -
Consumer Products - - 2 (3%) -
Education 2 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Information Technology 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%) -
Consumer Services 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%) -
Leisure - - 1 (1%) -
Life Science 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Packaging - - 1 (1%) -
Publishing 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (1%) -
Semiconductors 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Staffing 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (1%) -
Total 46 $43M 69 $43M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Finland 17 (37%) 43M (100%) 30 (43%) 43M (100%)
Russia 16 (35%) - 16 (23%) -
Sweden 10 (22%) - 16 (23%) -
Norway 2 (4%) - 5 (7%) -
Denmark 1 (2%) - 2 (3%) -
Domestic 17 (37%) 43M (100%) 30 (43%) 43M (100%)
Cross-border 29 (63%) - 39 (57%) -
Total 46 $43M 69 $43M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 16 (35%) 43M (100%) 27 (39%) 43M (100%)
Growth Capital 17 (37%) - 22 (32%) -
Stake Purchase 8 (17%) - 8 (12%) -
Secondary Buyout 3 (7%) - 7 (10%) -
Venture 2 (4%) - 3 (4%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (1%) -
Going Private - - 1 (1%) -
Total 46 $43M 69 $43M

Exits by Deal Type

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

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Summa Capital Oy
1
Livingstone Partners LLP
1
Keystone Advisers
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
PE Firm(s)
88%
7 88%
Strategic(s)
13%
1 13%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
39%
9 39%
Strategic(s)
61%
14 61%

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