CDP Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, CDP Equity has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 2 others.

CDP Equity’s most common sectors for investment areleisure (16%) and communications (16%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include stake purchase (39%) and growth capital (24%). In total, CDP Equity has invested in 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired Ansaldo Energia Group for $872M.

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 Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

CDP Equity

San Marco street, 21 A,
Milan, 20121
Italy
+39 02 4674 4333
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, Construction, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Food, Infrastructure, Insurance, Leisure, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Transportation, Utilities

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 50 100
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 8 2 - 2 - 1 13
vol $1.3B $1.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $805M $805M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Euronext N.V. 2021-04-29 - Stake Purchase
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.euronext.com
Webuild 2019-11-12 - Stake Purchase
Milano, Italy · www.webuildgroup.com
SIA S.p.A. 2019-11-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Milan, Italy · www.sia.eu
TH Resorts 2017-08-03 - Growth Capital
Padua, Italy · www.th-resorts.com
Bonifiche Ferraresi (BF SpA) 2017-03-22 - Stake Purchase
Jolanda di Savoia, Italy · www.bonificheferraresi.it
Open Fiber SpA 2016-12-21 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Milan, Italy · www.openfiber.it
Metroweb S.p.A. 2016-12-20 805M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Milan, Italy · www.metroweb.it
Rocco Forte Hotels 2015-03-09 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.roccofortehotels.com
Inalca S.p.A. 2014-11-14 - Divestiture
Castelvetro di Modena, Italy · www.inalca.it
Trevi Group 2014-07-30 - Stake Purchase
Cesena, Italy · www.trevigroup.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Ansaldo Energia Group 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 (9%) - 2 (15%) 436M (33%)
Leisure 2 (18%) - 2 (15%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (9%) 872M (100%) 1 (8%) 872M (67%)
Agriculture 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Construction 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Engineering 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Financial Services 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Food 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Information Technology 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Life Science - - 1 (8%) -
Manufacturing 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 11 $872M 13 $1.3B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Italy 9 (82%) 872M (100%) 11 (85%) 1.3B (100%)
United Kingdom 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Netherlands 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Domestic 9 (82%) 872M (100%) 11 (85%) 1.3B (100%)
Cross-border 2 (18%) - 2 (15%) -
Total 11 $872M 13 $1.3B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Stake Purchase 5 (45%) - 5 (38%) -
Growth Capital 2 (18%) - 3 (23%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (9%) 872M (100%) 2 (15%) 1.3B (100%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (18%) - 2 (15%) -
Divestiture 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 11 $872M 13 $1.3B

Exits by Deal Type

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

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.3B
TOTAL $1.3B
Largest Ansaldo Energia Group
$872M (2013-10-04)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $805M
TOTAL $805M
Largest Metroweb S.p.A.
$805M (2016-12-20)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
23%
3 (23%)
Strategic(s)
15%
2 (15%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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