Diana Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Diana Capital’s most common sectors for investment areelectrical equipment (17%) and renewable energy (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (42%) and stake purchase (34%). In total, Diana Capital has invested in 1 US state and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired Grupo Guascor S.L. for $24M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (80%). Diana Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold Grupo Guascor S.L. for $690M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Diana Capital

Torre Europa Building, Paseo Castellana 95,
Madrid, 28046
Spain
+34 914 262 329
www.dianacapital.com
diana@dianacapital.com

Diana Capital is a Spanish private equity group focused on providing growth or replacement capital to mid-sized companies. Diana generally invests €10 to €25 million per transaction and will consider opportunities in a variety of sectors. Prospective companies are typically market leaders with growth potential or family-controlled businesses in transition. Diana prefers control based positions. Diana Capital was formed in 2000 and is based in Madrid.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Business Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Furniture, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 25
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 12 - - - - - 12
vol $48M $48M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $824M $824M
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Lumelco SA 2018-08-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.lumelco.es
FoodState, Inc 2018-07-30 113M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Manchester, New Hampshire · www.megafood.com
Lappi Industrias Graficas SLU 2017-05-26 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Dos Hermanas, Spain · www.grupolappi.com
Grupo Gransolar SL 2016-06-14 - Growth Capital
Brisbane, Australia · www.grs.energy
Fundiciones del Estanda SA 2015-03-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Gipuzkoa, Spain · www.estanda.com
FoodState, Inc 2014-10-10 - Growth Capital
Manchester, New Hampshire · www.megafood.com
Gocco Confec, S.A. 2014-04-08 - Stake Purchase
Alcobendas, Spain · www.gocco.es
Mundo Reader, S.L. 2014-02-12 - Stake Purchase
Madrid, Spain · www.bq.com
Grupo Guascor, S.L. 2011-05-04 690M USD Add-on Acquisition
Alava, Spain · www.guascor.com
Philips Indal SL 2008-09-16 - Trade Sale
Valladolid, Spain · www.indal-lighting.es
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (17%) 37M (77%)
Automotive - - 1 (8%) 11M (23%)
Apparel/Textiles 1 (17%) - 1 (8%) -
Distribution - - 1 (8%) -
Food - - 1 (8%) -
Furniture - - 1 (8%) -
Manufacturing 1 (17%) - 1 (8%) -
Media 1 (17%) - 1 (8%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (17%) - 1 (8%) -
Packaging 1 (17%) - 1 (8%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (17%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 6 - 12 $48M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Spain 5 (83%) - 10 (83%) 48M (100%)
Australia 1 (17%) - 1 (8%) -
United States - - 1 (8%) -
  New Hampshire - - 1 (8%) -
Domestic 5 (83%) - 10 (83%) 48M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (17%) - 2 (17%) -
Total 6 - 12 $48M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (33%) - 5 (42%) 35M (72%)
Stake Purchase 2 (33%) - 4 (33%) 14M (28%)
Growth Capital 2 (33%) - 3 (25%) -
Total 6 - 12 $48M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (60%) 711M (86%)
Trade Sale 2 (40%) 113M (14%)
Total 5 $824M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 3 $48M
TOTAL $48M
Largest Grupo Guascor, S.L.
$24M (2006-09-30)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $803M
< $100M 1 $21M
TOTAL $824M
Largest Grupo Guascor, S.L.
$690M (2011-05-04)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Strategic(s)
80%
4 (80%)

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