M&A Deal Summary

Catalyst Investment Managers Pty. Acquires Heat to Eat Holdings Pty.

On January 1, 2013, private equity firm Catalyst Investment Managers Pty. acquired food company Heat to Eat Holdings Pty.

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Catalyst Investment Managers Pty.’s 2nd transaction in the Food sector.
  • This is Catalyst Investment Managers Pty.’s 7th transaction in Australia.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2013-01-01
Target Heat to Eat Holdings Pty.
Sector Food
Buyer(s) Catalyst Investment Managers Pty.
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)

Target

Heat to Eat Holdings Pty.

Australia
Heat to Eat Holdings Pty. Ltd. is a producer of frozen ready meals.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Catalyst Investment Managers Pty.

Sydney, Australia

Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1989
PE ASSETS 1.0B USD
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Catalyst Investment Managers Pty. Ltd. is a large Australian private equity firm that invests in businesses valued between A$100 and A$500 million. Catalyst is a generalist investor and will consider opportunities throughout Australia and New Zealand. Target businesses generally exhibit market leadership, consistent cash-flows, organic growth potential, and strong management. Catalyst Investment Managers was established in 1989 and is based in Melbourne.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 9 of 10
Sector (Food) 2 of 2
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 6 of 7
Country (Australia) 7 of 8
Year (2013) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-05-01 Aperio Group Pty.

Nunawading, Australia

Aperio Group is Australasia’s leading manufacturer of flexible packaging products with manufacturing operations across Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Aperio utilises a range of technologies to produce innovative packaging solutions for blue-chip customers in the food, beverage, agricultural and industrial sectors.

Sell $238M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-01-11 Cirrus Media

Chatswood, Australia

Cirrus Media Ltd. is a Australia's major B2B media and publishing company located in Sydney. Company have been building and engaging with specialised Australian audiences for over 20 years. Company have spent over 20 years building engaged audiences through ability to create and distribute great content. Company help create powerful stories that represent client brand and display it to a targeted audience to get story noticed.

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