DPE Deutsche Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, DPE Deutsche Private Equity has acquired 4 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

DPE Deutsche Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are business services (10%) and information technology (10%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (30%) and secondary buyout (30%). In total, DPE Deutsche Private Equity has invested in 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, DPE Deutsche Private Equity has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (45%). DPE Deutsche Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Westfalia-Automotive for $100M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity29
    • M&A Buy Activity20
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 6

DPE Deutsche Private Equity GmbH

Ludwigstrasse 7,
Munich, 80539
Germany
+49 (89) 20 00 38 0
www.pdpe.com
info@pdpe.de

DPE Deutsche Private Equity GmbH is a private equity firm focused on growth capital investments in German, Swiss and Austrian middle-market companies. Parcom looks to invest €5 to €50 million in businesses valued from €10 to €150 million. Target sectors include business services, education, healthcare, industrial technology and alternative energy/environmental. Parcom prefers majority positions but will consider minority situations with an agreed upon strategy and exit and control clauses. Parcom will not invest in start-ups or turnaround situations. Parcom Deutsche Private Equity is a unit of Parcom Capital, an investment subsidiary of the Dutch ING Group. Parcom Deutsche Private Equity was formed in 2007 and is based in Munich, Germany.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Business Services, Education, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Food, Healthcare Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Oil/Gas Exploration, Renewable Energy, Staffing, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 50
Enterprise Value 10 150
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 14 1 - 2 2 1 20
Sell (0.8/yr) # 5 - 2 1 1 - 9
vol $199M $199M
  29

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Engelmann Sensor GmbH 2021-04-27 - Secondary Buyout
Wiesloch-Baiertal, Germany · www.engelmann.de
M-Sicherheitsbeteiligungen GmbH 2020-09-09 - Secondary Buyout
Munchen, Germany · www.mvs.de
Mehler Vario System GmbH 2020-09-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Fulda, Germany · www.m-v-s.de
Pharmazell GmbH 2020-02-14 - Secondary Buyout
Raubling, Germany · www.pharmazell-group.com
First Sensor AG 2019-06-04 - Stake Purchase
Berlin, Germany · www.first-sensor.com
Massenberg GmbH 2019-04-29 - Growth Capital
Essen, Germany · www.massenberg.de
valantic GmbH 2019-02-20 - Secondary Buyout
Munich, Germany · www.valantic.com
Expertum Holding GmbH 2018-09-24 - Divestiture
Hamburg, Germany · www.expertum-gruppe.de
Elatec GmbH 2018-02-14 - Recapitalization
Puchheim, Germany · www.elatec.com
AWK Group AG 2017-12-07 - Growth Capital
Zürich, Switzerland · www.awk.ch
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 2 (10%) -
Information Technology 2 (18%) - 2 (10%) -
Life Science 1 (9%) - 2 (10%) -
Staffing 1 (9%) - 2 (10%) -
Automotive - - 1 (5%) -
Construction 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
Defense 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (5%) -
Electronics 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
Engineering 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
Food 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
Machinery - - 1 (5%) -
Manufacturing 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
Renewable Energy - - 1 (5%) -
Safety/Security 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (5%) -
Total 11 - 20 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 9 (82%) - 18 (90%) -
Luxembourg 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
Switzerland 1 (9%) - 1 (5%) -
Domestic 9 (82%) - 18 (90%) -
Cross-border 2 (18%) - 2 (10%) -
Total 11 - 20 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (27%) - 6 (30%) -
Secondary Buyout 4 (36%) - 6 (30%) -
Growth Capital 3 (27%) - 5 (25%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (9%) - 2 (10%) -
PIPE - - 1 (5%) -
Total 11 - 20 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (22%) 199M (100%)
Trade Sale 2 (22%) -
Divestiture 1 (11%) -
IPO 1 (11%) -
Recapitalization 1 (11%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (11%) -
Stake Sale 1 (11%) -
Total 9 $199M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
1
Daiwa Corporate Advisory Ltd. (DC Advisory)
1
Cowen Group, Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
1
Greenfort
1
Ashurst LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $100M
< $100M 1 $99M
TOTAL $199M
Largest Westfalia-Automotive GmbH
$100M (2016-08-25)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
30%
6 (30%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
22%
2 (22%)
Strategic(s)
67%
6 (67%)

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