CVC Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, CVC Capital Partners has acquired 23 companies. It has also invested in 22 others.

CVC Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are retail (7%) and financial services (6%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (43%) and secondary buyout (22%). In total, CVC Capital Partners has invested in 19 US states and 38 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Acromas Holdings for $9.5B.

In the last 3 years, CVC Capital Partners has exited 17 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (37%). 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 Activity411
    • M&A Buy Activity260
    • M&A Sell Activity151
  • Total Sectors Invested 51
  • Total Countries Invested 38
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 137
  • 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 ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (13.4/yr) # 193 22 17 12 12 4 260
vol $67.8B $5.6B $2.5B $1.4B $750M $78.0B
Sell (5.4/yr) # 125 10 8 4 3 2 152
vol $53.2B $1.5B $7.2B $1.2B $640M $63.7B
  412

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
MedRisk LLC 2021-02-23 - Secondary Buyout
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania · www.medrisknet.com
System C Healthcare plc 2021-02-15 - Secondary Buyout
Maidstone, United Kingdom · www.systemc.com
Shiseido - Personal Care Business 2021-02-03 - Divestiture
Tokyo, Japan
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc. 2021-01-13 - IPO
San Diego, California · www.petco.com
Kount, Inc. 2021-01-08 640M USD Add-on Acquisition
Boise, Idaho · www.kount.com
Stark Group A/S 2021-01-08 - Secondary Buyout
Frederiksberg, Denmark · www.starkgroup.dk
The Fast Group 2020-12-15 - Growth Capital
Muntinlupa City, Philippines · www.fastlogistics.com.ph
Paysafe Group Holdings Limited 2020-12-07 - Merger
Douglas, United Kingdom · www.paysafe.com
RiverStone Europe 2020-12-02 750M USD Divestiture
Brighton, United Kingdom
Vivartia Holdings SA 2020-12-01 - Secondary Buyout
Spata Attica, Greece · www.vivartia.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
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
Syntegon Technology GmbH 2019-07-12 Syntegon Technology GmbH - Viersen 2020-08-10 1
Waiblingen, Germany · www.syntegon.com Viersen, Germany
Messer Industries GmbH 2019-03-01 Castolin Eutectic GmbH 2020-04-22 1
Bad Soden, Germany · www.messergroup.com Kriftel, Germany · www.castolin.com
Messer Industries GmbH 2019-03-01 Air Liquide S.A. - Czech Republic and Slovakia Operations 2020-01-28 1
Bad Soden, Germany · www.messergroup.com Prague, Czech Republic
Alvogen, Inc. 2015-06-23 Assertio Therapeutics, Inc. - Gralise Business 2020-01-13 4
Pinebrook, New Jersey · www.alvogen.com Newark, California
RAC Ltd. 2015-12-02 Nebula Systems Ltd. 2019-12-04 1
Walsall, United Kingdom · www.rac.co.uk Buckingham, United Kingdom · www.nebulasystems.com
Alvogen, Inc. 2015-06-23 Alvogen CEE 2019-10-25 1
Pinebrook, New Jersey · www.alvogen.com , Poland
ConvergeOne Holdings, Inc. 2018-11-06 Venture Technologies, Inc. 2018-12-11 3
Eagan, Minnesota · www.convergeone.com Ridgeland, Mississippi · www.ventech.com
Ahlsell AB 2012-02-29 Øglænd Industrier AS - Sprinkler Business 2018-09-28 20
Stockholm, Sweden · www.ahlsell.com Kleppe, Norway

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail 4 (4%) - 18 (7%) 10.8B (13%)
Financial Services 8 (9%) - 15 (6%) 3.9B (5%)
Manufacturing - - 14 (5%) 1.8B (2%)
Healthcare Services 8 (9%) - 13 (5%) 1.9B (2%)
Consumer Products 4 (4%) - 13 (5%) 1.7B (2%)
Food 3 (3%) - 13 (5%) 1.2B (2%)
Distribution 2 (2%) 2.0B (12%) 12 (5%) 4.0B (5%)
Business Services 4 (4%) - 11 (4%) 1.3B (2%)
Packaging 3 (3%) - 11 (4%) 586M (1%)
Chemicals 3 (3%) 873M (5%) 10 (4%) 2.8B (3%)
Consumer Services 6 (6%) - 10 (4%) 1.4B (2%)
Information Technology 4 (4%) - 8 (3%) 676M (1%)
Insurance 4 (4%) 2.3B (14%) 7 (3%) 13.1B (16%)
Building Materials 2 (2%) 1.1B (7%) 7 (3%) 1.1B (1%)
Leisure 3 (3%) - 7 (3%) 158M (< 1%)
Communications 2 (2%) 1.8B (11%) 6 (2%) 5.9B (7%)
Life Science 4 (4%) 2.7B (16%) 6 (2%) 2.7B (3%)
Restaurants 1 (1%) - 5 (2%) 6.5B (8%)
Gaming 2 (2%) 1.1B (7%) 5 (2%) 4.2B (5%)
Apparel/Textiles 2 (2%) 2.0B (12%) 5 (2%) 2.0B (3%)
Education 4 (4%) - 5 (2%) 200M (< 1%)
Media 1 (1%) - 5 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (2%) - 4 (2%) 1.2B (2%)
Energy Services and Equipment 3 (3%) 523M (3%) 4 (2%) 523M (1%)
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 3 (1%) 3.8B (5%)
E-Commerce 3 (3%) 572M (3%) 3 (1%) 572M (1%)
Marketing 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
Medical Products 2 (2%) - 3 (1%) -
Publishing - - 3 (1%) -
Staffing 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
Aerospace 1 (1%) 1.4B (8%) 2 (1%) 2.1B (3%)
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (1%) 1.7B (2%)
Transportation 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 1.5B (2%)
Automotive - - 2 (1%) -
Beverages - - 2 (1%) -
Environmental - - 2 (1%) -
Forest Products - - 2 (1%) -
Infrastructure 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Software 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Engineering - - 1 (< 1%) 1.2B (2%)
Machinery - - 1 (< 1%) 131M (< 1%)
Airlines - - 1 (< 1%) -
Diversified - - 1 (< 1%) -
Furniture - - 1 (< 1%) -
Information Services 1 (1%) - 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 93 $16.4B 262 $80.7B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 11 (12%) 1.5B (9%) 50 (19%) 32.0B (40%)
United States 17 (18%) 5.2B (31%) 32 (12%) 15.5B (19%)
  New York 3 (3%) - 5 (2%) -
  California 2 (2%) 1.4B (8%) 5 (2%) 6.0B (7%)
  Pennsylvania 2 (2%) - 3 (1%) 902M (1%)
  Illinois 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) 2.0B (2%)
  Tennessee 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
  New Jersey 1 (1%) 2.0B (12%) 1 (< 1%) 2.0B (2%)
  Minnesota 1 (1%) 1.8B (11%) 1 (< 1%) 1.8B (2%)
  Virginia 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Oregon 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Louisiana 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Kansas 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Florida 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Connecticut 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (< 1%) 2.8B (3%)
  Ohio - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Idaho - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (< 1%) -
Netherlands 3 (3%) 873M (5%) 21 (8%) 873M (1%)
  Missouri - - 2 (1%) -
Spain 7 (8%) 2.0B (12%) 19 (7%) 2.6B (3%)
Germany 6 (6%) - 15 (6%) 4.9B (6%)
France 4 (4%) - 14 (5%) 5.4B (7%)
China 3 (3%) - 11 (4%) 845M (1%)
Italy 6 (6%) 1.1B (7%) 9 (3%) 2.4B (3%)
Japan 2 (2%) - 9 (3%) -
Australia - - 8 (3%) 1.9B (2%)
Indonesia 5 (5%) - 7 (3%) -
Denmark 3 (3%) - 7 (3%) -
Belgium 1 (1%) 1.1B (7%) 6 (2%) 1.6B (2%)
South Korea 1 (1%) - 6 (2%) -
Malaysia 3 (3%) - 5 (2%) 1.5B (2%)
Sweden 3 (3%) 2.6B (16%) 4 (2%) 2.6B (3%)
Greece 3 (3%) - 4 (2%) -
Philippines 1 (1%) - 4 (2%) 9M (< 1%)
Switzerland 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) 3.4B (4%)
Singapore - - 3 (1%) -
Poland 2 (2%) 523M (3%) 2 (1%) 523M (1%)
Ireland 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 750M (1%)
Finland 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 700M (1%)
India 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Luxembourg - - 2 (1%) 1.7B (2%)
Czech Republic - - 2 (1%) -
Norway - - 2 (1%) -
Bermuda 1 (1%) 1.5B (9%) 1 (< 1%) 1.5B (2%)
Brazil 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Israel 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%) -
Hong Kong - - 1 (< 1%) -
Taiwan - - 1 (< 1%) -
Domestic - - 2 (1%) 1.7B (2%)
Cross-border 93 (100%) 16.4B (100%) 260 (99%) 79.0B (98%)
Total 93 $16.4B 262 $80.7B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 14 (15%) 3.5B (23%) 111 (42%) 15.2B (19%)
Secondary Buyout 30 (32%) 5.2B (34%) 56 (21%) 24.2B (31%)
Stake Purchase 24 (26%) - 33 (13%) -
Divestiture 11 (12%) 4.8B (31%) 31 (12%) 12.0B (15%)
Going Private 3 (3%) 1.8B (12%) 12 (5%) 17.5B (22%)
Growth Capital 7 (8%) - 10 (4%) -
Consolidation 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) 9.5B (12%)
PIPE - - 2 (1%) -
Recapitalization 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Add-on Acquisition 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Venture 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Total 93 $15.3B 262 $78.4B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 36 (24%) 915M (1%)
Secondary Sale 35 (23%) 18.2B (29%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 32 (21%) 33.9B (53%)
Trade Sale 31 (20%) 10.6B (17%)
Merger 6 (4%) -
Sold to Management 3 (2%) -
Stake Sale 3 (2%) -
Sold to Existing Investors 2 (1%) -
Unknown 2 (1%) -
Divestiture 1 (1%) -
SPAC 1 (1%) -
Total 152 $63.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
10
Citigroup Investment Banking
7
Jefferies LLC
5
Legal Deals
Clifford Chance LLP
9
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
8
Latham & Watkins
5

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 31 $70.8B
$100M to $1B 17 $9.9B
< $100M 1 $9M
TOTAL $80.7B
Largest Acromas Holdings Ltd.
$9.5B (2007-09-01)
sell # Total
> $1B 23 $54.8B
$100M to $1B 21 $8.7B
< $100M 3 $213M
TOTAL $63.7B
Largest Formula One World Championship Ltd.
$8.0B (2016-09-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
23%
59 (23%)
Strategic(s)
11%
30 (11%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
23%
35 (23%)
Strategic(s)
40%
61 (40%)

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