Development Partners International Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Development Partners International has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 5 others.

Development Partners International’s most common sectors for investment areretail (15%) and agriculture (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (50%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (29%). In total, Development Partners International has invested in 10 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Development Partners International has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%). Development Partners International’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2019 when it sold Eaton Towers for $1.9B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 3

Development Partners International LLP

2nd Floor Jubilee House, 2 Jubilee Place,
London, SW3 3TQ
United Kingdom
+44 (0)207 349 5030
www.dpi-llp.com
info@dpi-llp.com

Development Partners International is a private equity group focused on investment opportunities across Africa. The Firm targets companies that benefit from the fast-growing emergence of the middle-class. Sectors of interest include communications, financial services, retail, education, and Consumer durables. Development Partners International was established in 2007 and is headquartered in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Education, Financial Services, Food, Machinery, Manufacturing, Metals/Mining, Retail, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Africa

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 40 120
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 6 2 3 2 1 - 14
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - 1 - - 1
vol $1.9B $1.9B
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
SICAM (Societe Industrielle des Conserves Alimentaires) 2020-05-21 - Growth Capital
Medjez el Bab, Tunisia · www.sicam-tunisia.com
Channel VAS 2019-09-23 - Growth Capital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates · www.channelvas.com
Eaton Towers Ltd. 2019-05-30 1.9B USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.eatontowers.com
International Facilities Services 2019-02-05 - Growth Capital
Mapou, Mauritius · www.ifsafrica.com
Uni Confort Maroc Dolidol 2018-10-25 - Stake Purchase
Casablanca, Morocco · www.dolidol.ma
KMR Holding Pédagogique 2018-10-05 - Growth Capital
, Morocco · www.upm.ac.ma
Compagnie Marocaine de Goutte a goutte et de Pompage 2018-09-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Casablanca, Morocco · www.cmgp.com
Groupe Banque Atlantique 2017-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
, Ivory Coast · www.banqueatlantique.net
Egyptian German Industrial Corporate 2017-04-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Cairo, Egypt · www.egic.com.eg
B.TECH 2016-07-21 - Growth Capital
Nasr City, Egypt · www.btech.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail 2 (17%) - 2 (14%) -
Agriculture 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Building Materials 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Business Services 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Communications - - 1 (7%) -
Consumer Products 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Education 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Financial Services 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Food 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (7%) -
Machinery 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Packaging 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Transportation 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 12 - 14 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Morocco 3 (25%) - 3 (21%) -
Egypt 2 (17%) - 2 (14%) -
South Africa 2 (17%) - 2 (14%) -
Algeria 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Ivory Coast 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Mauritius 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Nigeria 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Tunisia 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (7%) -
United Arab Emirates - - 1 (7%) -
Total 12 - 14 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 5 (42%) - 7 (50%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (33%) - 4 (29%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (17%) - 2 (14%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 12 - 14 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (100%) 1.9B (100%)
Total 1 $1.9B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
1
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors LLC
1
Legal Deals
Allen & Overy LLP
2

Deal Values

sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.9B
TOTAL $1.9B
Largest Eaton Towers Ltd.
$1.9B (2019-05-30)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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