DH Private Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

DH Private Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment are consumer 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 12 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 (41%). 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 Activity68
    • M&A Buy Activity36
    • M&A Sell Activity32
  • Total Sectors Invested 23
  • Total Countries Invested 12
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 21
  • M&A Advisors 4

DH Private Equity Partners

45 Pall Mall,
London, SW1Y 5JG
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7663 9300
www.dhpep.com
info@doughtyhanson.com

DH Private Equity is an independent private equity firm focused on investments in traditional private equity, real estate, and venture capital. DH private equity group targets European based 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 has offices in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Milan, Stockholm, Luxembourg, Munich, and Madrid.


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, Scandinavia, 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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 36 - - - - - 36
vol $5.6B $5.6B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 30 1 1 - - - 32
vol $13.3B $1.7B $14.9B
  68

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
TMF Group Holding BV 2017-10-27 - Secondary Buyout
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.tmf-group.com
LM Wind Power AS 2016-10-11 1.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
Kolding, Denmark · www.lmwindpower.com
TV3 2015-07-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Dublin, Ireland · www.tv3.ie
Balta Industries NV 2015-06-15 - Secondary Buyout
Sint-Baafs-Vijve, Belgium · www.baltagroup.com
Eurofiber Nederland BV 2015-05-12 983M USD Secondary Buyout
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 - Add-on Acquisition
Crewe, United Kingdom · www.2020mobile.com
Avanza Spain SA 2013-08-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.avanzagrupo.com
Vue Entertainment Ltd. 2013-06-10 1.4B GBP Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.myvue.com
HellermannTyton Corp. 2013-03-01 - IPO
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.hellermanntyton.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
ASCO Group Ltd. 2011-11-27 Oniqua Pty Ltd. 2018-06-15 1
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.ascoworld.com Milton, Australia · www.oniqua.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Healthcare Services 1 (20%) 400M (16%) 3 (8%) 871M (12%)
Machinery - - 3 (8%) 351M (5%)
Consumer Products 1 (20%) - 3 (8%) 276M (4%)
Automotive 1 (20%) 1.8B (69%) 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 1 (20%) 385M (15%) 2 (5%) 385M (5%)
Media - - 2 (5%) 299M (4%)
Building Materials 1 (20%) - 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 5 $2.5B 37 $7.4B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 1 (20%) 385M (15%) 7 (19%) 2.1B (28%)
Germany 1 (20%) 1.8B (69%) 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 1 (20%) - 3 (8%) 439M (6%)
Spain 1 (20%) 400M (16%) 3 (8%) 400M (5%)
Switzerland - - 3 (8%) -
Italy 1 (20%) - 2 (5%) -
Ireland - - 2 (5%) 299M (4%)
Belgium - - 1 (3%) 924M (13%)
Denmark - - 1 (3%) -
Singapore - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 1 (20%) 385M (15%) 7 (19%) 2.1B (28%)
Cross-border 4 (80%) 2.2B (85%) 30 (81%) 5.3B (72%)
Total 5 $2.5B 37 $7.4B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (20%) - 20 (54%) 1.9B (26%)
Secondary Buyout 4 (80%) 2.5B (100%) 9 (24%) 4.7B (64%)
Divestiture - - 5 (14%) 738M (10%)
Venture - - 2 (5%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (3%) -
Total 5 $2.5B 37 $7.4B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 13 (41%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 7 (22%) 6.7B (45%)
Secondary Sale 7 (22%) 6.4B (43%)
Trade Sale 4 (13%) 1.9B (13%)
Merger 1 (3%) -
Total 32 $14.9B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
HSBC Global Banking and Markets
1
Interbanca SpA
1
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
2
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 $12.5B
$100M to $1B 3 $2.5B
TOTAL $14.9B
Largest Impress Holdings BV
$1.9B (2010-12-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
67%
8 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
4 33%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
39%
7 39%
Strategic(s)
61%
11 61%

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