CornerstoneCapital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

CornerstoneCapital’s most common sectors for investment aresoftware (45%) and chemicals (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (56%) and growth capital (23%). In total, CornerstoneCapital has invested in 3 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (39%). CornerstoneCapital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2005 when it sold FAST Video Security AG for $21M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity22
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity13
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

CornerstoneCapital

CornerstoneCapital Verwaltungs AG

Geschaeftsstelle Frankfurt, Westendstrasse 41,
Frankfurt, 60325
Germany
+49 69 78 90 47 0
www.cornerstone-capital.de
equity@cornerstonecapital.de

CornerstoneCapital is a private equity firm specializing in management buyouts/buy-ins, growth capital financings, and PIPE transactions. The Firm targets small and mid-sized companies throughout Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. For growth capital investments, the Firm prefers to invest €3 to €15 million in companies with revenues of at least €5 million. For management buyouts, Cornerstone prefers to invest in companies with revenues of €10 million or greater valued up to €50 million. For PIPE transactions, the Cornerstone invests €5 to €10 million in listed companies with revenues of at least €20 million. Areas of interest include engineering, chemicals, software, healthcare, and business services. CornerstoneCapital was formed in 2001 and is based Frankfurt, Germany.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Business Services, Chemicals, Electronics, Engineering, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Media, Medical Products, Safety/Security, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 3 15
Enterprise Value 5 50
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
Sell (0.2/yr) # 12 1 - - - - 13
vol $21M $21M
  22

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
EppsteinFOILS GmbH & Co. KG 2020-10-26 - Trade Sale
Eppstein, Germany · www.eppstein-foils.de
Infoniqa Payroll Holding GmbH 2018-07-26 - Secondary Sale
Wels, Austria · www.infoniqa.com
Human Solutions GmbH 2015-06-02 - Secondary Sale
Kaiserslautern, Germany · www.human-solutions.com
Integrata AG 2014-12-22 - Trade Sale
Stuttgart, Germany · www.integrata.de
vwd Vereinigte Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH 2012-09-24 - Secondary Sale
Frankfurt, Germany · www.vwd.com
Infoniqa Payroll Holding GmbH 2012-01-02 - Secondary Buyout
Wels, Austria · www.infoniqa.com
Datamars SA 2011-07-29 - Secondary Sale
Lamone, Switzerland · www.datamars.com
ISOLITE GmbH 2010-05-05 - Secondary Sale
Ludwigshafen, Germany · www.isolite.de
Integrata AG 2009-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Stuttgart, Germany · www.integrata.de
EppsteinFOILS GmbH & Co. KG 2008-06-16 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Eppstein, Germany · www.eppstein-foils.de
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software - - 4 (44%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (11%) -
Education - - 1 (11%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (11%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (11%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (11%) -
Total - - 9 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany - - 7 (78%) -
Austria - - 1 (11%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (11%) -
Domestic - - 7 (78%) -
Cross-border - - 2 (22%) -
Total - - 9 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 5 (56%) -
Growth Capital - - 2 (22%) -
PIPE - - 1 (11%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (11%) -
Total - - 9 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 5 (38%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (23%) 21M (100%)
Trade Sale 3 (23%) -
Sold to Management 1 (8%) -
Unknown 1 (8%) -
Total 13 $21M

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $21M
TOTAL $21M
Largest FAST Video Security AG
$21M (2005-11-17)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
1 (11%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
38%
5 (38%)
Strategic(s)
38%
5 (38%)

FAQ

When was CornerstoneCapital founded?

CornerstoneCapital was founded in 2001.

What type of investor is CornerstoneCapital?

CornerstoneCapital is a private equity firm.

Where is CornerstoneCapital headquartered?

CornerstoneCapital is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany.

How much capital does CornerstoneCapital have under management?

CornerstoneCapital has 150M EUR under management.

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