Clessidra SGR Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Clessidra SGR has acquired 2 companies.

Clessidra SGR’s most common sectors for investment are apparel/textiles (10%) and business services (10%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (55%) and stake purchase (37%). In total, Clessidra SGR has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2015 when it acquired Nexi for $2.4B.

In the last 3 years, Clessidra SGR has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (56%). Clessidra SGR’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2013 when it sold Cerved Group for $1.3B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity31
    • M&A Buy Activity22
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 19

Clessidra SGR S.p.A.

Piazza degli Affari, 2,
Milano, 20123
Italy
+39 02 86 95 22.1
www.clessidrasgr.it
info@clessidrasgr.it

Clessidra SGR S.p.A. is a private equity fund formed in 2003 dedicated to investments in Italian based companies. Prospective transaction situations include restructurings, privatizations, family-owned businesses, and consolidations. Clessidra SGR S.p.A was formed in 2003 and is based in Milan, Italy.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Electrical Equipment, Financial Services

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Going Private, Growth Capital, Special Situations/Distressed

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 20 - 1 1 - - 22
vol $4.9B $4.9B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 6 2 - - 1 - 9
vol $3.0B $3.0B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
DEPObank SpA 2020-05-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Milan, Italy · www.depobank.it
L. & S. ITALIA S.R.L. 2019-06-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Brugnera, Italy · www.ls-light.com
Scrigno Holding S.p.A. 2018-06-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Santarcangelo di Romagna, Italy · www.scrigno.net
Acetum S.p.A. 2017-09-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Cavezzo, Italy · www.acetum.it
Bitolea S.p.A 2017-08-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Landriano, Italy · www.bitolea.com
ABM Italia S.p.A. 2016-12-06 - Secondary Buyout
Ormelle, Italy · www.abmitalia.com
Sisal Group S.p.A 2016-05-30 1.1B EUR Secondary Buyout
Milan, Italy · www.sisal.com
Prime European Therapeuticals SpA 2016-05-05 358M USD Add-on Acquisition
Lodi, Italy · www.euticals.com
Acetum S.p.A. 2015-07-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Cavezzo, Italy · www.acetum.it
Nexi S.p.A. 2015-06-19 2.4B EUR Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Milan, Italy · www.nexi.it
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Nexi S.p.A. 2015-06-19 Intesa Sanpaolo Card d.o.o. 2016-12-15 2
Milan, Italy · www.nexi.it Zagreb, Croatia · www.intesasanpaolocard.com
Nexi S.p.A. 2015-06-19 Setefi S.p.A. 2016-12-15 1
Milan, Italy · www.nexi.it Milan, Oklahoma · www.setefi.it

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Financial Services 1 (20%) 2.4B (100%) 2 (9%) 2.4B (50%)
Consumer Products - - 2 (9%) 834M (17%)
Business Services - - 2 (9%) 620M (13%)
Apparel/Textiles 2 (40%) - 2 (9%) -
Food - - 2 (9%) -
Manufacturing - - 2 (9%) -
Gaming - - 1 (5%) 1.0B (21%)
Automotive - - 1 (5%) -
Building Materials 1 (20%) - 1 (5%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (5%) -
Communications - - 1 (5%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (20%) - 1 (5%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (5%) -
Infrastructure - - 1 (5%) -
Life Science - - 1 (5%) -
Renewable Energy - - 1 (5%) -
Total 5 $2.4B 22 $4.9B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Italy 5 (100%) 2.4B (100%) 21 (95%) 4.9B (100%)
United Kingdom - - 1 (5%) -
Domestic 5 (100%) 2.4B (100%) 21 (95%) 4.9B (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (5%) -
Total 5 $2.4B 22 $4.9B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (80%) 2.4B (100%) 12 (55%) 3.0B (62%)
Stake Purchase 1 (20%) - 8 (36%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 2 (9%) 1.8B (38%)
Total 5 $2.4B 22 $4.9B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 3 (33%) 2.4B (80%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (33%) 358M (12%)
Trade Sale 3 (33%) 225M (8%)
Total 9 $3.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
HSBC Global Banking and Markets
2
Rothschild Global Advisory
1
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
1
Legal Deals
Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners
3
Linklaters LLP
2
Chiomenti Studio Legale
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $3.4B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.5B
TOTAL $4.9B
Largest Nexi S.p.A.
$2.4B (2015-06-19)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $2.4B
$100M to $1B 2 $583M
TOTAL $3.0B
Largest Cerved Group SpA
$1.3B (2013-01-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
9%
2 (9%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
33%
3 (33%)
Strategic(s)
56%
5 (56%)

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