CVC Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, CVC Capital Partners has acquired 35 companies. It has also invested in 26 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) (40%) and secondary buyout (24%). In total, CVC Capital Partners has invested in 21 US states and 37 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 24 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (36%). 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 Activity432
    • M&A Buy Activity276
    • M&A Sell Activity156
  • Total Sectors Invested 51
  • Total Countries Invested 37
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 143
  • 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 (16.6/yr) # 193 22 18 12 13 18 276
vol $67.8B $5.6B $2.5B $1.4B $750M $1.2B $79.2B
Sell (6.8/yr) # 125 10 8 4 4 8 159
vol $53.2B $1.5B $7.2B $1.2B $2.1B $65.1B
  435

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Medivet Partnership LLP (Medivet Veterinary Group) 2021-09-16 - Secondary Buyout
Watford, United Kingdom · www.medivet.co.uk
Worldwide Express LLC 2021-07-27 - Secondary Buyout
Dallas, Texas · www.wwex.com
Panzani SAS 2021-07-26 620M EUR Divestiture
Lyon, France · www.panzani.com
The Alpha Corp. 2021-07-13 - Secondary Buyout
Collierville, Tennessee · www.aocresins.com
Aleph Holding 2021-07-12 - Stake Purchase
Miami, Florida · www.alephholding.com
Rayner Intraocular Lenses Ltd. 2021-06-28 - Secondary Buyout
Worthing, United Kingdom · www.rayner.com
Conceria Pasubio S.p.A. 2021-06-23 - Secondary Buyout
Arzignano, Italy · www.pasubio.com
ExamWorks LLC 2021-06-22 - Secondary Buyout
Atlanta, Georgia · www.examworks.com
Away Resorts Ltd. 2021-06-14 - Secondary Buyout
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom · www.away-resorts.com
BAPE Hong Kong Ltd. 2021-06-03 - Growth Capital
Tokyo, Japan · www.bape.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Ahlsell AB 2012-02-29 Vaga Tehnika Eesti Oü 2021-09-21 26
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
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

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail 4 (4%) - 18 (6%) 10.8B (13%)
Financial Services 9 (9%) 569M (3%) 16 (6%) 4.5B (5%)
Healthcare Services 8 (8%) - 14 (5%) 1.9B (2%)
Manufacturing - - 14 (5%) 1.8B (2%)
Food 4 (4%) 620M (4%) 14 (5%) 1.8B (2%)
Business Services 6 (6%) - 14 (5%) 1.3B (2%)
Consumer Products 4 (4%) - 13 (5%) 1.7B (2%)
Distribution 2 (2%) 2.0B (12%) 12 (4%) 4.0B (5%)
Packaging 2 (2%) - 11 (4%) 586M (1%)
Chemicals 2 (2%) 873M (5%) 10 (4%) 2.8B (3%)
Consumer Services 6 (6%) - 10 (4%) 1.4B (2%)
Information Technology 5 (5%) - 8 (3%) 676M (1%)
Leisure 4 (4%) - 8 (3%) 158M (< 1%)
Insurance 4 (4%) 2.3B (14%) 7 (3%) 13.1B (16%)
Life Science 5 (5%) 2.7B (16%) 7 (3%) 2.7B (3%)
Building Materials 1 (1%) - 7 (3%) 1.1B (1%)
Communications 2 (2%) 1.8B (11%) 6 (2%) 5.9B (7%)
Apparel/Textiles 2 (2%) 2.0B (12%) 6 (2%) 2.0B (2%)
Restaurants 1 (1%) - 5 (2%) 6.5B (8%)
Gaming 2 (2%) 1.1B (7%) 5 (2%) 4.2B (5%)
Internet Software and Services 3 (3%) - 5 (2%) 1.2B (2%)
Education 4 (4%) - 5 (2%) 200M (< 1%)
Marketing 2 (2%) - 5 (2%) -
Media 1 (1%) - 5 (2%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 3 (3%) 523M (3%) 4 (1%) 523M (1%)
Medical Products 3 (3%) - 4 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 3 (1%) 3.8B (5%)
Transportation 2 (2%) - 3 (1%) 1.5B (2%)
E-Commerce 3 (3%) 572M (3%) 3 (1%) 572M (1%)
Publishing - - 3 (1%) -
Software 1 (1%) - 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%)
Automotive - - 2 (1%) -
Beverages - - 2 (1%) -
Environmental - - 2 (1%) -
Forest Products - - 2 (1%) -
Information Services 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Infrastructure 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 102 $16.5B 278 $81.9B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 15 (15%) 1.5B (9%) 53 (19%) 28.1B (34%)
United States 21 (21%) 5.2B (31%) 37 (13%) 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%)
  Minnesota 2 (2%) 1.8B (11%) 2 (1%) 1.8B (2%)
  Florida 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 2.8B (3%)
  Tennessee - - 2 (1%) -
  New Jersey 1 (1%) 2.0B (12%) 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 3 (3%) 873M (5%) 21 (8%) 873M (1%)
  Missouri - - 2 (1%) -
Spain 7 (7%) 2.0B (12%) 19 (7%) 2.6B (3%)
France 5 (5%) 620M (4%) 16 (6%) 6.0B (7%)
Germany 6 (6%) - 15 (5%) 4.9B (6%)
China 2 (2%) - 12 (4%) 845M (1%)
Italy 6 (6%) 1.1B (7%) 10 (4%) 2.4B (3%)
Japan 3 (3%) - 10 (4%) -
Australia - - 8 (3%) 1.9B (2%)
Indonesia 5 (5%) - 7 (3%) -
Denmark 3 (3%) - 7 (3%) -
South Korea 1 (1%) - 6 (2%) -
Belgium - - 6 (2%) 1.6B (2%)
Greece 4 (4%) 569M (3%) 5 (2%) 569M (1%)
Malaysia 3 (3%) - 5 (2%) 1.5B (2%)
Philippines 2 (2%) - 5 (2%) 9M (< 1%)
Switzerland 2 (2%) - 4 (1%) 3.4B (4%)
Sweden 2 (2%) 2.6B (16%) 4 (1%) 2.6B (3%)
Singapore - - 3 (1%) -
Poland 2 (2%) 523M (3%) 2 (1%) 523M (1%)
Bermuda 1 (1%) 1.5B (9%) 2 (1%) 5.4B (7%)
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%) -
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 102 (100%) 16.5B (100%) 276 (99%) 80.2B (98%)
Total 102 $16.5B 278 $81.9B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 12 (12%) 3.5B (21%) 111 (40%) 15.2B (19%)
Secondary Buyout 35 (34%) 5.2B (31%) 65 (23%) 24.2B (30%)
Divestiture 14 (14%) 6.0B (36%) 34 (12%) 13.2B (17%)
Stake Purchase 25 (25%) - 34 (12%) -
Growth Capital 9 (9%) - 13 (5%) -
Going Private 3 (3%) 1.8B (11%) 12 (4%) 17.5B (22%)
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 102 $16.5B 278 $79.6B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 40 (25%) 18.2B (28%)
IPO 36 (23%) 915M (1%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 33 (21%) 35.3B (54%)
Trade Sale 31 (19%) 10.6B (16%)
Merger 5 (3%) -
Sold to Management 3 (2%) -
SPAC 3 (2%) -
Stake Sale 3 (2%) -
Sold to Existing Investors 2 (1%) -
Unknown 2 (1%) -
Divestiture 1 (1%) -
Total 159 $65.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
11
Citigroup Investment Banking
7
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
6
Legal Deals
Clifford Chance LLP
9
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
8
Latham & Watkins
7

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 31 $70.8B
$100M to $1B 19 $11.1B
< $100M 1 $9M
TOTAL $81.9B
Largest Acromas Holdings Ltd.
$9.5B (2007-09-01)
sell # Total
> $1B 24 $56.2B
$100M to $1B 21 $8.7B
< $100M 3 $213M
TOTAL $65.1B
Largest Formula One World Championship Ltd.
$8.0B (2016-09-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
24%
68 (24%)
Strategic(s)
12%
33 (12%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
25%
40 (25%)
Strategic(s)
39%
62 (39%)

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