Darby Overseas Investments Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Darby Overseas Investments has invested in 1 company.

Darby Overseas Investments’ most common sectors for investment are beverages (9%) and construction (9%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (68%) and growth capital (18%). In total, Darby Overseas Investments has invested in 1 US state and 15 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (58%). Darby Overseas Investments’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold AleSat Combustíveis S.A. for $610M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity40
    • M&A Buy Activity33
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 21
  • Total Countries Invested 15
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

Darby Overseas Investments Ltd.

1133 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 400,
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
United States
(202) 872-0500
www.darbyoverseas.com

Darby Overseas Investments, Ltd. is an emerging markets investment firm that sponsors and manages private equity, mezzanine finance, and fixed income funds for institutional investors and high net worth individuals. Darby targets investments in Latin/South America, Asia, and Europe. Sectors of interest include consumer products, specialty retail, distribution, packaging, hotel management, energy, financial services, media and publishing. Darby was formed in 1994 and is based in Washington, DC.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Consumer Products, Distribution, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Media, Oil/Gas Exploration, Packaging, Publishing, Retail

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia/Pacific, Central Asia/India, Latin/South America

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 31 1 - - 1 - 33
Sell (0.2/yr) # 6 1 - - - - 7
vol $610M $610M
  40

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Pharma Consulting Group S.A. 2019-02-12 - Growth Capital
Bogotá, Colombia · www.biopasgroup.com
AleSat Combustíveis S.A. 2016-06-13 610M USD Add-on Acquisition
Natal, Brazil · www2.ale.com.br
Fifor Polska Sp. z o.o. 2016-05-20 - Growth Capital
Sokolów, Poland
A.S. Rigas Piensaimnieks 2015-11-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Riga, Latvia
Koza Gida A.S. 2015-03-30 - Stake Purchase
İstanbul, Turkey · www.kozagida.com
Shayne International Holdings Ltd. 2015-01-21 - Unknown
Hangzhou, China
STORENT, SIA 2014-11-24 - Stake Purchase
Rīga, Latvia · www.storent.com
Enzen Global Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 2014-07-23 - Growth Capital
Bengaluru, India · www.enzen.com
Gramex 2000 Kft 2014-02-10 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Búzavirág, Hungary · www.gramexdrinks.com
Acrecent Financial Corp. 2014-01-13 - Growth Capital
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico · www.acrecent.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Beverages 2 (11%) - 3 (9%) -
Construction 2 (11%) - 3 (9%) -
Consumer Products - - 3 (9%) -
Food 2 (11%) - 3 (9%) -
Business Services 2 (11%) - 2 (6%) -
Financial Services 2 (11%) - 2 (6%) -
Medical Products - - 2 (6%) -
Renewable Energy - - 2 (6%) -
Consumer Services 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Distribution - - 1 (3%) -
Education 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Electronics 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (3%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Life Science 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Machinery - - 1 (3%) -
Retail 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Software 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Transportation - - 1 (3%) -
Utilities - - 1 (3%) -
Total 18 - 33 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
India 4 (21%) - 8 (25%) -
Brazil 4 (21%) - 7 (22%) -
Mexico 2 (11%) - 3 (9%) -
Latvia 1 (5%) - 2 (6%) -
Turkey 1 (5%) - 2 (6%) -
China - - 2 (6%) -
United States 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Virginia 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Colombia 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Hungary 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
South Korea 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Poland 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Puerto Rico 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Uruguay 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Hong Kong - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Cross-border 18 (95%) - 31 (97%) -
Total 19 - 32 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 10 (53%) - 23 (68%) -
Growth Capital 5 (26%) - 6 (18%) -
Stake Purchase 3 (16%) - 4 (12%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 19 - 34 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 2 (29%) 610M (100%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (29%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (14%) -
Stake Sale 1 (14%) -
Unknown 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $610M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $610M
TOTAL $610M
Largest AleSat Combustíveis S.A.
$610M (2016-06-13)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
17%
1 17%
Strategic(s)
83%
5 83%

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