CVC Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, CVC Capital Partners has acquired 39 companies. It has also invested in 21 others.

CVC Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment areretail (7%) and financial services (6%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (39%) and secondary buyout (25%). In total, CVC Capital Partners has invested in 21 US states and 37 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2021 when it acquired Authentic Brands Group for $12.7B.

In the last 3 years, CVC Capital Partners has exited 22 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (38%). CVC Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Formula One World Championship for $8.0B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity454
    • M&A Buy Activity293
    • M&A Sell Activity161
  • Total Sectors Invested 51
  • Total Countries Invested 37
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 154
  • M&A Advisors 70

CVC Capital Partners

20 Avenue Monterey,
Luxembourg, L-2163
Luxembourg
+352 26 47 8368
www.cvc.com
info@cvc.com

CVC Capital Partners is a global private equity firm focused on investments in large companies located in Europe, North America, and Asia. CVC looks for opportunities with stable cash flows and talented management, and will consider businesses in a variety of industries. Target sectors include textiles, industrial products, waste management, building materials, energy/utilities, business services, financial services, distribution, healthcare, media, semiconductors, and gaming. CVC can handle transactions valued from €250 million to €10 billion. CVC Capital Partners was formed in 1981 and is based in Luxembourg.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Forest Products, Furniture, Gaming, Healthcare Services, Infrastructure, Insurance, Leisure, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Oil/Gas Exploration, Packaging, Plastics, Publishing, Renewable Energy, Restaurants, Retail, Semiconductors, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Asia/Pacific, Australia/New Zealand

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 200 10,000
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (15.6/yr) # 215 18 13 13 26 8 293
vol $73.4B $2.5B $1.4B $750M $20.8B $1.1B $99.9B
Sell (6.0/yr) # 134 8 4 4 13 1 164
vol $54.6B $7.2B $1.2B $7.6B $70.7B
  457

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Spectrum Medical Group Ltd. 2022-07-18 - Growth Capital
Gloucester, United Kingdom · www.spectrummedical.com
Visma - IT Consulting Business 2022-06-16 - Divestiture
Oslo, Norway
The Quality Group GmbH 2022-05-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Elmshorn, Germany · www.quality-group.info
Version 1 Holdings Ltd. 2022-04-20 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.version1.com
Neolith Distribution, S.L.U. 2022-04-18 - Secondary Buyout
Almazora, Spain · www.neolith.com
Radwell International LLC 2022-04-04 - Recapitalization
Staffordshire , United Kingdom · www.radwell.co.uk
Theramex HQ UK Ltd. 2022-03-28 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.thermamex.com
RGI S.P.A. 2022-03-10 - Secondary Buyout
Milan, Italy · www.rgigroup.com
Forterro UK Ltd. 2022-03-01 1.1B EUR Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.forterro.com
Sisal Group S.p.A 2021-12-23 2.2B EUR Add-on Acquisition
Milan, Italy · www.sisal.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Ahlsell AB 2012-02-29 Malkit Oy 2022-09-07 36
Stockholm, Sweden · www.ahlsell.com Helsinki, Finland · www.malkit.fi
Ontic Engineering and Manufacturing, Inc. 2019-07-30 Marsh Bellofram - Servotek and Westcon Product Lines 2022-05-11 2
Chatsworth, California · www.ontic.com Newell, West Virginia
Valeo Foods Group Ltd. 2021-05-10 Les Industries Bernard & Fils LTÉE 2022-05-04 1
Dublin, Ireland · www.valeofoods.com Saint-Victor, Quebec · www.bernards.ca
VelocityEHS 2017-09-25 MyAbilities - Job Analysis & Return-to-Work Management Technology 2022-03-09 3
Chicago, Illinois · www.ehs.com Oakville, Ontario
Away Resorts Ltd. 2021-06-14 Coppergreen Leisure Resorts 2021-12-21 1
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom · www.away-resorts.com Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.coppergreenleisureresorts.co.uk
Rayner Intraocular Lenses Ltd. 2021-06-28 OMIDRIA 2021-12-02 1
Worthing, United Kingdom · www.rayner.com , United Kingdom
Ahlsell AB 2012-02-29 Vaga Tehnika Eesti Oü 2021-09-21 35
Stockholm, Sweden · www.ahlsell.com Tallinn, Estonia · www.vaga.ee
Sebia SA 2017-10-12 Orgentec Diagnostika GmbH 2021-06-30 1
Lisses, France · www.sebia.com Mainz, Germany · www.orgentec.com
Ontic Engineering and Manufacturing, Inc. 2019-07-30 Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. - JT15D Engine Parts 2020-10-27 1
Chatsworth, California · www.ontic.com Longueuil, Quebec
Compania Logistica de Hidrocarburos CLH SA 2017-04-03 Inter Pipeline Ltd. - European Storage Business 2020-09-22 1
Madrid, Spain · www.clh.es Calgary, Alberta

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail 4 (3%) - 18 (6%) 10.8B (11%)
Financial Services 9 (8%) 569M (2%) 16 (5%) 4.5B (4%)
Consumer Products 5 (4%) 12.7B (37%) 15 (5%) 14.4B (14%)
Food 4 (3%) 620M (2%) 15 (5%) 1.8B (2%)
Healthcare Services 9 (8%) - 14 (5%) 1.9B (2%)
Manufacturing - - 14 (5%) 1.8B (2%)
Business Services 6 (5%) - 14 (5%) 1.3B (1%)
Distribution 3 (3%) 2.0B (6%) 13 (4%) 4.0B (4%)
Information Technology 8 (7%) - 11 (4%) 676M (1%)
Packaging 2 (2%) - 11 (4%) 586M (1%)
Chemicals 2 (2%) 873M (3%) 10 (3%) 2.8B (3%)
Consumer Services 6 (5%) - 10 (3%) 1.4B (1%)
Life Science 5 (4%) 3.8B (11%) 9 (3%) 4.5B (4%)
Building Materials 2 (2%) - 8 (3%) 1.1B (1%)
Leisure 4 (3%) - 8 (3%) 158M (< 1%)
Insurance 4 (3%) 2.3B (6%) 7 (2%) 13.1B (13%)
Internet Software and Services 3 (3%) - 7 (2%) 1.8B (2%)
Communications 2 (2%) 1.8B (5%) 6 (2%) 5.9B (6%)
Apparel/Textiles 3 (3%) 2.0B (6%) 6 (2%) 2.0B (2%)
Software 4 (3%) 1.1B (3%) 6 (2%) 1.1B (1%)
Education 5 (4%) - 6 (2%) 200M (< 1%)
Restaurants 1 (1%) - 5 (2%) 6.5B (6%)
Gaming 1 (1%) - 5 (2%) 4.2B (4%)
Marketing 2 (2%) - 5 (2%) -
Media 1 (1%) - 5 (2%) -
Medical Products 4 (3%) - 5 (2%) -
Beverages 2 (2%) 5.1B (15%) 4 (1%) 5.1B (5%)
Energy Services and Equipment 3 (3%) 523M (2%) 4 (1%) 523M (1%)
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 3 (1%) 3.8B (4%)
Transportation 2 (2%) - 3 (1%) 1.5B (1%)
Publishing - - 3 (1%) -
Aerospace 1 (1%) 1.4B (4%) 2 (1%) 2.1B (2%)
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (1%) 1.7B (2%)
Automotive - - 2 (1%) -
E-Commerce 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Environmental - - 2 (1%) -
Forest Products - - 2 (1%) -
Information Services 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Infrastructure 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Staffing 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Engineering - - 1 (< 1%) 1.2B (1%)
Machinery - - 1 (< 1%) 131M (< 1%)
Airlines - - 1 (< 1%) -
Diversified - - 1 (< 1%) -
Furniture - - 1 (< 1%) -
Marine 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Plastics - - 1 (< 1%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (< 1%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (< 1%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (< 1%) -
Total 115 $34.8B 295 $102.6B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 20 (17%) 1.9B (5%) 59 (20%) 29.2B (28%)
United States 23 (20%) 17.9B (51%) 39 (13%) 28.2B (27%)
  New York 5 (4%) 12.7B (37%) 8 (3%) 12.7B (12%)
  California 2 (2%) 1.4B (4%) 5 (2%) 6.0B (6%)
  Pennsylvania 2 (2%) - 3 (1%) 902M (1%)
  Minnesota 2 (2%) 1.8B (5%) 2 (1%) 1.8B (2%)
  Florida 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 2.8B (3%)
  Illinois 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 2.0B (2%)
  Tennessee - - 2 (1%) -
  New Jersey 1 (1%) 2.0B (6%) 1 (< 1%) 2.0B (2%)
  Virginia 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Texas 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Oregon 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Louisiana 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Kansas 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Georgia 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Connecticut 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Idaho - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (< 1%) -
Netherlands 5 (4%) 7.7B (22%) 23 (8%) 7.7B (8%)
  Missouri - - 2 (1%) -
Spain 8 (7%) 2.0B (6%) 20 (7%) 2.6B (3%)
Germany 7 (6%) - 16 (5%) 4.9B (5%)
France 5 (4%) 620M (2%) 16 (5%) 6.0B (6%)
China 3 (3%) - 12 (4%) 845M (1%)
Italy 6 (5%) - 11 (4%) 2.4B (2%)
Japan 4 (3%) - 11 (4%) -
Australia - - 8 (3%) 1.9B (2%)
Indonesia 5 (4%) - 7 (2%) -
Denmark 3 (3%) - 7 (2%) -
South Korea 1 (1%) - 6 (2%) -
Belgium - - 6 (2%) 1.6B (2%)
Greece 4 (3%) 569M (2%) 5 (2%) 569M (1%)
Malaysia 2 (2%) - 5 (2%) 1.5B (2%)
Philippines 2 (2%) - 5 (2%) 9M (< 1%)
Switzerland 1 (1%) - 4 (1%) 3.4B (3%)
Sweden 1 (1%) 2.0B (6%) 4 (1%) 2.6B (3%)
Ireland 2 (2%) - 3 (1%) 750M (1%)
Czech Republic 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
Norway 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
Singapore - - 3 (1%) -
Poland 2 (2%) 523M (2%) 2 (1%) 523M (1%)
Bermuda 1 (1%) 1.5B (4%) 2 (1%) 5.4B (5%)
Finland 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 700M (1%)
India 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Luxembourg - - 2 (1%) 1.7B (2%)
Brazil 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Peru 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Thailand 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Turkey 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
United Arab Emirates 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Vietnam 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Canada - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (< 1%) -
Israel - - 1 (< 1%) -
Taiwan - - 1 (< 1%) -
Domestic - - 2 (1%) 1.7B (2%)
Cross-border 115 (100%) 34.8B (100%) 293 (99%) 100.9B (98%)
Total 115 $34.8B 295 $102.6B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 13 (11%) 3.5B (10%) 114 (39%) 15.2B (15%)
Secondary Buyout 41 (36%) 19.7B (57%) 72 (24%) 38.7B (39%)
Divestiture 14 (12%) 9.8B (28%) 36 (12%) 18.3B (18%)
Stake Purchase 26 (23%) - 35 (12%) -
Growth Capital 12 (10%) - 15 (5%) -
Going Private 4 (3%) 1.8B (5%) 13 (4%) 17.5B (18%)
Consolidation 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) 9.5B (10%)
Recapitalization 2 (2%) - 3 (1%) -
PIPE - - 2 (1%) -
Add-on Acquisition 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Venture 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Total 115 $34.8B 295 $99.2B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 41 (25%) 18.2B (26%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 35 (21%) 39.3B (56%)
IPO 35 (21%) 915M (1%)
Trade Sale 33 (20%) 12.2B (17%)
Merger 5 (3%) -
Stake Sale 4 (2%) -
Sold to Management 3 (2%) -
SPAC 3 (2%) -
Sold to Existing Investors 2 (1%) -
Unknown 2 (1%) -
Divestiture 1 (1%) -
Total 164 $70.7B

Top M&A Advisors

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7
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6
Legal Deals
Clifford Chance LLP
9
Latham & Watkins
8
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
8

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 35 $91.5B
$100M to $1B 19 $11.1B
< $100M 1 $9M
TOTAL $102.6B
Largest Authentic Brands Group LLC
$12.7B (2021-11-22)
sell # Total
> $1B 27 $61.8B
$100M to $1B 21 $8.7B
< $100M 3 $213M
TOTAL $70.7B
Largest Formula One World Championship Ltd.
$8.0B (2016-09-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
26%
76 (26%)
Strategic(s)
12%
35 (12%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
26%
42 (26%)
Strategic(s)
40%
66 (40%)

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