DH Private Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

DH Private Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment areconsumer products (9%) and healthcare services (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (55%) and secondary buyout (25%). In total, DH Private Equity Partners has invested in 5 US states and 13 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2004 when it acquired ATU Handels KG for $1.8B.

In the last 3 years, DH Private Equity Partners has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is ipo (38%). DH Private Equity Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2010 when it sold Impress Holdings BV for $1.9B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity71
    • M&A Buy Activity36
    • M&A Sell Activity35
  • Total Sectors Invested 23
  • Total Countries Invested 13
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 22
  • M&A Advisors 7

DH Private Equity Partners

DH Private Equity Partners LLP

Golden Cross House 8 Duncannon Street,
London, WC2N 4JF
United Kingdom
+0207 663 9300
www.dhpep.com
info@doughtyhanson.com

DH Private Equity Partners is an independent private equity firm focused on investments in traditional private equity, real estate, and venture capital. DH private equity group targets European mid-market businesses valued between €200 and €600 million. The Firm usually takes a majority stake in acquisitions, and looks for management participation as well. DH will consider investments across a range of industries, including building materials, packaging, energy, automotive, media, beverages, and luxury goods. DH Private Equity was formed in 1985 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Oil/Gas Exploration, Packaging, Publishing, Real Estate, Renewable Energy, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Canada, United Kingdom, Eastern Europe, Nordic, Middle East

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 200 600
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 36 - - - - - 36
vol $5.6B $5.6B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 32 2 - - 1 - 35
vol $14.9B $14.9B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ASCO Group Ltd. 2023-08-11 - Secondary Sale
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.ascoworld.com
Groupe KP1 SAS 2020-07-01 - Trade Sale
Avignon, France · www.kp1.fr
Zobele Holding S.p.A. 2020-02-19 - Trade Sale
Trento, Italy · www.zobele.com
TMF Group Holding BV 2017-10-27 - Secondary Sale
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.tmf-group.com
LM Wind Power AS 2016-10-11 1.7B USD Trade Sale
Kolding, Denmark · www.lmwindpower.com
TV3 2015-07-03 - Trade Sale
Dublin, Ireland · www.tv3.ie
Balta Industries NV 2015-06-15 - Secondary Sale
Sint-Baafs-Vijve, Belgium · www.baltagroup.com
Eurofiber Nederland BV 2015-05-12 983M USD Secondary Sale
Maarssen, Netherlands · www.eurofiber.com
Grupo Hospitalario Quirón S.A. 2014-07-07 - Merger
Zaragoza, Spain · www.quiron.es
20:20 Mobile Group Ltd. 2014-02-07 - Trade Sale
Crewe, United Kingdom · www.2020mobile.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Healthcare Services - - 3 (8%) 871M (12%)
Machinery - - 3 (8%) 351M (5%)
Consumer Products - - 3 (8%) 276M (4%)
Automotive - - 2 (5%) 1.8B (24%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 2 (5%) 924M (13%)
Consumer Services - - 2 (5%) 693M (9%)
Distribution - - 2 (5%) 534M (7%)
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (5%) 439M (6%)
Transportation - - 2 (5%) 385M (5%)
Media - - 2 (5%) 299M (4%)
Building Materials - - 2 (5%) -
Business Services - - 1 (3%) 845M (11%)
Aerospace - - 1 (3%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (3%) -
Communications - - 1 (3%) -
Electronics - - 1 (3%) -
Engineering - - 1 (3%) -
Food - - 1 (3%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (3%) -
Packaging - - 1 (3%) -
Publishing - - 1 (3%) -
Renewable Energy - - 1 (3%) -
Software - - 1 (3%) -
Total - - 37 $7.4B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom - - 6 (16%) 2.1B (28%)
Germany - - 5 (14%) 1.8B (24%)
United States - - 5 (14%) 276M (4%)
  New Jersey - - 1 (3%) 276M (4%)
  Wisconsin - - 1 (3%) -
  New York - - 1 (3%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (3%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (3%) -
Netherlands - - 4 (11%) 1.2B (16%)
France - - 3 (8%) 439M (6%)
Spain - - 3 (8%) 400M (5%)
Switzerland - - 3 (8%) -
Ireland - - 2 (5%) 299M (4%)
Italy - - 2 (5%) -
Belgium - - 1 (3%) 924M (13%)
Canada - - 1 (3%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (3%) -
Denmark - - 1 (3%) -
Singapore - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic - - 6 (16%) 2.1B (28%)
Cross-border - - 31 (84%) 5.3B (72%)
Total - - 37 $7.4B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 20 (54%) 1.9B (26%)
Secondary Buyout - - 9 (24%) 4.7B (64%)
Divestiture - - 5 (14%) 738M (10%)
Venture - - 2 (5%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (3%) -
Total - - 37 $7.4B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 13 (37%) -
Secondary Sale 8 (23%) 6.3B (42%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 7 (20%) 6.7B (45%)
Trade Sale 6 (17%) 1.9B (13%)
Merger 1 (3%) -
Total 35 $14.9B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Piper Sandler & Co.
1
HSBC Global Banking and Markets
1
Deloitte
1
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
2
Ashurst LLP
1
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.8B
$100M to $1B 11 $5.6B
TOTAL $7.4B
Largest ATU Handels GmbH & Co. KG
$1.8B (2004-06-30)
sell # Total
> $1B 8 $12.4B
$100M to $1B 3 $2.5B
TOTAL $14.9B
Largest Impress Holdings BV
$1.9B (2010-12-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
22%
8 (22%)
Strategic(s)
8%
3 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
26%
9 (26%)
Strategic(s)
34%
12 (34%)

FAQ

When was DH Private Equity Partners founded?

DH Private Equity Partners was founded in 1985.

What type of investor is DH Private Equity Partners?

DH Private Equity Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is DH Private Equity Partners headquartered?

DH Private Equity Partners is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

How much capital does DH Private Equity Partners have under management?

DH Private Equity Partners has 10.0B EUR under management.

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