Diana Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Diana Capital’s most common sectors for investment areelectrical equipment (17%) and manufacturing (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 2 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 2
  • 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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 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 - Trade Sale
Madrid, Spain · www.lumelco.es
FoodState, Inc 2018-07-30 113M EUR Trade Sale
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
Alcobendas, Spain · www.gransolar.com
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 Trade Sale
Alava, Spain · www.guascor.com
Philips Indal SL 2008-09-16 - Trade Sale
Valladolid, Spain · www.indal-lighting.es
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Lappi Industrias Graficas SLU 2017-05-26 CPM.Penta Group 2023-10-11 1
Dos Hermanas, Spain · www.grupolappi.com Madrid, Spain · www.cpm-pentagroup.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (17%) 37M (77%)
Automotive - - 1 (8%) 11M (23%)
Apparel/Textiles 1 (20%) - 1 (8%) -
Distribution - - 1 (8%) -
Food - - 1 (8%) -
Furniture - - 1 (8%) -
Manufacturing 1 (20%) - 1 (8%) -
Media 1 (20%) - 1 (8%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (20%) - 1 (8%) -
Packaging 1 (20%) - 1 (8%) -
Renewable Energy - - 1 (8%) -
Total 5 - 12 $48M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Spain 5 (100%) - 11 (92%) 48M (100%)
United States - - 1 (8%) -
  New Hampshire - - 1 (8%) -
Domestic 5 (100%) - 11 (92%) 48M (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (8%) -
Total 5 - 12 $48M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (40%) - 5 (42%) 35M (72%)
Stake Purchase 2 (40%) - 4 (33%) 14M (28%)
Growth Capital 1 (20%) - 3 (25%) -
Total 5 - 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%)

FAQ

When was Diana Capital founded?

Diana Capital was founded in 2000.

What type of investor is Diana Capital?

Diana Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Diana Capital headquartered?

Diana Capital is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

How much capital does Diana Capital have under management?

Diana Capital has 250M EUR under management.

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