M&A Deal Summary

CDP Equity Acquires Ansaldo Energia Group

On October 4, 2013, private equity firm CDP Equity acquired energy services and equipment company Ansaldo Energia Group from First Reserve Management and Leonardo for 774M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is CDP Equity’s 1st transaction in the Energy Services and Equipment sector.
  • This is CDP Equity’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is CDP Equity’s 3rd transaction in Italy.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2013-10-04
Target Ansaldo Energia Group
Sector Energy Services and Equipment
Buyer(s) CDP Equity
Sellers(s) First Reserve Management
Leonardo
Deal Type Secondary Buyout
Deal Value 774M EUR

Target

Ansaldo Energia Group

Genova, Italy
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Ansaldo Energia Group is an international player in the power generation industry, to which it brings an integrated model embracing turnkey power plants construction, power equipment (gas & steam turbines, generators, and microturbines), manufacturing and services, and nuclear activities.​ Ansaldo Energia is active as a full-service provider with a broad portfolio of heavy-duty gas turbines offering complete maintenance solutions on power generation rotating equipment and plants, built both by itself or by other OEMs. Ansaldo Energia Group was founded in 1853 and is based in Genova, Italy.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

CDP Equity

Milan, Italy

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2011
PE ASSETS 3.4B EUR
SizeLarge
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

CDP Equity is an Italian holding company and investment firm focused on acquiring stakes in large Italian companies. Sectors of interest include defense, food, insurance, communications, energy, infrastructure, public services, security, transportation, and leisure. CDP Equity is based in Milan.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 13
Sector (Energy Services and Equipment) 1 of 1
Type (Secondary Buyout) 2 of 2
Country (Italy) 3 of 11
Year (2013) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-06-25 Kedrion

Lucca, Italy

Kedrion is engaged in the development, manufacture, and distribution of a broad range of protein products derived from human plasma. Kedrion was founded in 2001 and is based in Lucca, Italy.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-12-16 Valvitalia

Rivanazzano, Italy

Valvitalia SpA is a manufacturer of flow control components (shut-off valves, security and control, actuators, fittings, flanges, and complete systems) for the Oil & Gas, electricity generation, desalination, and shipbuilding sectors.

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Seller(S) 2

SELLER

First Reserve Management

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1983
PE ASSETS 31.0B USD
SizeMega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

First Reserve Corporation is a specialist private equity firm focused on investments in energy companies. First Reserve targets equity investments of $50 to $500 million in companies valued from $100 million to $10 billion. Target areas of interest within the energy industry include energy manufacturing and services (drilling service providers and wellhead equipment manufacturers), energy infrastructure, energy reserves, renewable energy and alternative fuels, and energy related insurance and financial products. First Reserve was established in 1983 and has offices in Greenwich, Connecticut; Houston, Texas; and London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 38 of 49
Sector (Energy Services and Equipment) 15 of 17
Type (Secondary Buyout) 3 of 5
Country (Italy) 1 of 1
Year (2013) 5 of 6
Size (of disclosed) 8 of 16
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-09-05 Utilities Services Associates

Richmond, Virginia, United States

USA is a turnkey provider of critical outsourced services (maintenance, rebuilds, upgrades and new construction) for power transmission, distribution and substation infrastructure in the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern U.S.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-10-22 TNT Crane & Rigging

Houston, Texas, United States

TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc. is a mobile crane rental company serving the Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma region. TNT provides crane rental and rigging services primarily to the refinery, oil & gas, petrochemical, power and commercial end markets. The Company owns one of the largest and most diverse mobile crane fleets in the region, with cranes ranging in size from 15-tons to 800-tons.

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SELLER

Leonardo

Rome, Italy

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Category Company
Founded 1948
SectorAerospace
Employees48,587
Revenue 13.4B EUR (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Leonardo is the first Italian industrial group , leader in the field of high technologies and ranks among the top ten in the world in the aerospace, defense and security. Leonardo was founded in 1948 and is based in Rome, Italy.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 4
Sector (Energy Services and Equipment) 1 of 1
Type (Secondary Buyout) 1 of 1
Country (Italy) 1 of 3
Year (2013) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-03-09 Ansaldo Energia Group

Genova, Italy

Ansaldo Energia Group is an international player in the power generation industry, to which it brings an integrated model embracing turnkey power plants construction, power equipment (gas & steam turbines, generators, and microturbines), manufacturing and services, and nuclear activities.​ Ansaldo Energia is active as a full-service provider with a broad portfolio of heavy-duty gas turbines offering complete maintenance solutions on power generation rotating equipment and plants, built both by itself or by other OEMs. Ansaldo Energia Group was founded in 1853 and is based in Genova, Italy.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-02-24 Ansaldo STS

Genoa, Italy

Ansaldo STS is a provider of Transportation Systems technology company specialized in the design, implementation and management of signalling equipment and control systems for railways and underground railways in the freight and passenger market.

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