CDP Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, CDP Equity has invested in 1 company.

CDP Equity’s most common sectors for investment are communications (25%) and energy services and equipment (25%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (50%) and growth capital (25%). Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2011 when it acquired Metroweb for $436M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%). CDP Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Metroweb for $805M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity6
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

CDP Equity

San Marco street, 21 A,
Milan, 20121
Italy,
0039 02 46744330
www.cdpequity.it
info@cdpequity.it

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.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Defense, Distribution, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Food, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Insurance, Leisure, Safety/Security, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 3 - - - 1 - 4
vol $436M $436M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 1 - - - - 2
vol $805M $805M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
SIA S.p.A. 2019-11-07 - Stake Purchase
Milan, Italy · www.sia.eu
Metroweb S.p.A. 2016-12-20 805M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Milan, Italy · www.metroweb.it
Ansaldo Energia S.p.A. 2013-10-04 - Secondary Buyout
Genova, Italy · www.ansaldoenergia.com
Kedrion SpA 2013-06-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Lucca, Italy · www.kedrion.com
Kedrion SpA 2012-05-07 - Growth Capital
Lucca, Italy · www.kedrion.com
Metroweb S.p.A. 2011-05-31 436M USD Secondary Buyout
Milan, Italy · www.metroweb.it
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Ansaldo Energia S.p.A. 2013-10-04 Nuclear Engineering Services Ltd. 2014-05-27 1
Genova, Italy · www.ansaldoenergia.com West Midlands, United Kingdom · www.nes-limited.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Communications - - 1 (25%) 436M (100%)
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (50%) - 1 (25%) -
Information Technology 1 (50%) - 1 (25%) -
Life Science - - 1 (25%) -
Total 2 - 4 $436M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Italy 2 (100%) - 4 (100%) 436M (100%)
Total 2 - 4 $436M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 1 (50%) - 2 (50%) 436M (100%)
Growth Capital - - 1 (25%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (50%) - 1 (25%) -
Total 2 - 4 $436M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 2 (100%) 805M (100%)
Total 2 $805M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $436M
TOTAL $436M
Largest Metroweb S.p.A.
$436M (2011-05-31)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $805M
TOTAL $805M
Largest Metroweb S.p.A.
$805M (2016-12-20)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%