Diana Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Diana Capital has acquired 1 company.

Diana Capital’s most common sectors for investment are electrical equipment (19%) and apparel/textiles (10%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (64%) and stake purchase (28%). In total, Diana Capital has invested in 1 US state and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired Grupo Guascor S.L. for $24M.

In the last 3 years, Diana Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (75%). 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 Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Diana Capital

Torre Europa Building, Paseo Castellana 95,
Madrid, 28046
Spain
+34 914 262 329
www.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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 10 - 1 - - - 11
vol $74M $74M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 - - 1 - - 4
vol $711M $711M
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Lumelco SA 2018-08-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.lumelco.es
Grupo Lappi Industrias Gráficas 2017-05-26 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Barcelona, Spain · www.grupolappi.com
Fundiciones del Estanda SA 2015-03-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Gipuzkoa, Spain · www.estanda.com
FoodState, Inc. (Megafood) 2014-10-10 - Growth Capital
Derry, New Hampshire · www.megafood.com
Gocco Confec, S.A. 2014-04-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Alcobendas, Spain · www.gocco.es
Mundo Reader, S.L. - bq 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
Grupo Recyde SL 2007-02-09 21M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Legutiano, Spain
Grupo Guascor, S.L. 2006-09-30 24M EUR Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Alava, Spain · www.guascor.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (18%) 37M (50%)
Media 1 (14%) 15M (61%) 1 (9%) 15M (21%)
Automotive - - 1 (9%) 11M (15%)
Furniture 1 (14%) 10M (39%) 1 (9%) 10M (13%)
Apparel/Textiles 1 (14%) - 1 (9%) -
Distribution - - 1 (9%) -
Food 1 (14%) - 1 (9%) -
Manufacturing 1 (14%) - 1 (9%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (14%) - 1 (9%) -
Packaging 1 (14%) - 1 (9%) -
Total 7 $25M 11 $74M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Spain 6 (86%) 25M (100%) 10 (91%) 74M (100%)
United States 1 (14%) - 1 (9%) -
  New Hampshire 1 (14%) - 1 (9%) -
Domestic 6 (86%) 25M (100%) 10 (91%) 74M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (14%) - 1 (9%) -
Total 7 $25M 11 $74M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (71%) 25M (100%) 7 (64%) 60M (82%)
Stake Purchase 1 (14%) - 3 (27%) 14M (18%)
Growth Capital 1 (14%) - 1 (9%) -
Total 7 $25M 11 $74M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (75%) 711M (100%)
Trade Sale 1 (25%) -
Total 4 $711M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 5 $74M
TOTAL $74M
Largest Grupo Guascor, S.L.
$24M (2006-09-30)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $690M
< $100M 1 $21M
TOTAL $711M
Largest Grupo Guascor, S.L.
$690M (2011-05-04)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 100%

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