ChinaVest Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

ChinaVest’s most common sectors for investment are communications (34%) and information technology (34%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (34%) and secondary buyout (34%). In total, ChinaVest has invested in 2 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2001 when it acquired eOn Communications for $485M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (67%). ChinaVest’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2013 when it sold AsiaInfo-Linkage for $890M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

ChinaVest

Room 1103, Wilson House 19-27 Wyndham Street, Central,
Hong Kong, Central
China
(852)2810 1638
www.chinavest.com
info@chinavest.com.cn

ChinaVest is an investment and merchant banking advisory firm based in China. The firm functions as a bridge to Chinese companies and foreign multi-national corporations. ChinaVest operates primarily as a financial intermediary and as a principal investor. As a financial intermediary, ChinaVest assists foreign multinational companies, local Chinese firms, private equity funds and other investors evaluate and execute cross-border transactions. The firm concentrates on mergers and acquisitions, private placements, divestitures, joint ventures, management buyouts, leveraged buyouts and corporate restructuring in both private and public companies. As a principal investor, ChinaVest takes both majority and minority equity stakes in Chinese firms and may also co-invest with hedge funds or private equity funds. ChinaVest was founded in 1981 has offices in Shanghai, China; Beijing, China; Central, Hong Kong and San Francisco, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Communications, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electronics, Financial Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Media, Restaurants, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout, Add-on Acquisition

Geographic Preferences: Asia/Pacific

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 25 400
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $485M $485M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $1.1B $1.1B
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
eOn Communications Corp. 2014-06-06 - Merger
Corinth, Missouri · www.eoncc.com
AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. 2013-05-13 890M USD Going Private
Beijing, China · www.asiainfo-linkage.com
Chic Logistics 2007-10-18 60M USD Add-on Acquisition
Shanghai, China · www.logistics-chic.com
AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. 2006-12-01 - Secondary Buyout
Beijing, China · www.asiainfo-linkage.com
ServGate Technologies, Inc. 2006-04-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Milpitas, California · www.servgate.com
CV Global Logistics 2004-12-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Beijing, China
ServGate Technologies, Inc. 2004-01-27 - Venture
Milpitas, California · www.servgate.com
Stream Machine Co. 2001-12-10 110M USD Add-on Acquisition
Milpitas, California · www.streammachine.com
eOn Communications Corp. 2001-05-01 485M EUR Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Corinth, Missouri · www.eoncc.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Technology Hardware - - 1 (33%) 485M (100%)
Communications - - 1 (33%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (33%) -
Total - - 3 $485M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 2 (67%) 485M (100%)
  Missouri - - 1 (33%) 485M (100%)
  California - - 1 (33%) -
China - - 1 (33%) -
Domestic - - 1 (33%) -
Cross-border - - 2 (67%) 485M (100%)
Total - - 3 $485M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (33%) 485M (100%)
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (33%) -
Venture - - 1 (33%) -
Total - - 3 $485M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (33%) 110M (10%)
Trade Sale 2 (33%) 60M (6%)
1 (17%) 890M (84%)
Merger 1 (17%) -
Total 6 $1.1B

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $485M
TOTAL $485M
Largest eOn Communications Corp.
$485M (2001-05-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.0B
< $100M 1 $60M
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc.
$890M (2013-05-13)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
17%
1 17%
Strategic(s)
83%
5 83%

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