Dubai International Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Dubai International Capital’s most common sectors for investment are financial services (16%) and leisure (16%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (54%) and secondary buyout (31%). In total, Dubai International Capital has invested in 1 US state and 6 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Almatis for $1.2B.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (40%). Dubai International Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold Landis+Gyr AG for $2.3B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity18
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 6

Dubai International Capital

P.O. Box 72888,
Dubai,
United Arab Emirates
+971 4 429 5170
www.dubaiic.com
information@dubaiic.com

Dubai International Capital LLC is private equity firm focused on a broad range of investments in the Middle East and Western Europe. The Firm is a subsidiary of Dubai Holding and was formed in 2004.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Financial Services, Leisure, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Retail, Test/Measurement Equipment

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Asia/Pacific, Middle East

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 13 - - - - - 13
vol $5.2B $5.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $4.3B $4.3B
  18

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Almatis GmbH 2015-09-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Frankfurt, Germany · www.almatis.com
Mauser Group N.V. 2014-05-12 1.7B USD Secondary Buyout
Bruehl, Germany · www.mausergroup.com
Travelodge Hotels Ltd 2012-09-04 - Bankruptcy
Thame, United Kingdom · www.travelodge.co.uk
KEF Holdings Ltd. 2011-06-29 300M USD Stake Purchase
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Landis+Gyr AG 2011-05-19 2.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Zug, Switzerland · www.landisgyr.com
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise 2009-01-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates · www.dubaiaerospace.com
KEF Holdings Ltd. 2008-09-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
The True Group 2008-03-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Singapore, Singapore · www.truefitness.com.sg
SmartStream Technologies Ltd. 2007-11-12 - Secondary Buyout
New York City, New York · www.smartstream-stp.com
Alliance Medical Ltd. 2007-11-05 924M GBP Secondary Buyout
Warwick, United Kingdom · www.alliancemedical.co.uk
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Doncasters Group Ltd. 2006-05-01 Radius Aerospace UK Ltd. 2019-11-19 2
Burton-upon-Trent, United Kingdom · www.doncasters.com Sheffield, United Kingdom
Doncasters Group Ltd. 2006-05-01 Doncasters Group Ltd. - Blaenavon Forging Business 2019-11-18 1
Burton-upon-Trent, United Kingdom · www.doncasters.com Burton-upon-Tren, United Kingdom
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise 2009-01-20 AWAS Aviation Capital Ltd. 2017-04-24 1
Dubai, United Arab Emirates · www.dubaiaerospace.com Dublin, Ireland · www.awas.com
Doncasters Group Ltd. 2006-05-01 Fastentech, Inc. 2007-05-15 1
Burton-upon-Trent, United Kingdom · www.doncasters.com Minneapolis, Minnesota

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 1 (17%) 1.1B (100%) 2 (15%) 1.1B (21%)
Leisure - - 2 (15%) 1.0B (20%)
Financial Services 1 (17%) - 2 (15%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (8%) 1.2B (23%)
Packaging - - 1 (8%) 958M (18%)
Healthcare Services - - 1 (8%) 924M (18%)
Aerospace 1 (17%) - 1 (8%) -
Information Technology 1 (17%) - 1 (8%) -
Real Estate 1 (17%) - 1 (8%) -
Retail 1 (17%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 6 $1.1B 13 $5.2B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Arab Emirates 3 (50%) - 4 (31%) -
United Kingdom 1 (17%) 1.1B (100%) 3 (23%) 3.0B (58%)
United States 2 (33%) - 2 (15%) -
  New York 2 (33%) - 2 (15%) -
Germany - - 2 (15%) 2.2B (42%)
Jordan - - 1 (8%) -
Singapore - - 1 (8%) -
Domestic 3 (50%) - 4 (31%) -
Cross-border 3 (50%) 1.1B (100%) 9 (69%) 5.2B (100%)
Total 6 $1.1B 13 $5.2B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (50%) 1.1B (100%) 7 (54%) 2.0B (39%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (17%) - 4 (31%) 3.2B (61%)
Joint Venture 1 (17%) - 1 (8%) -
PIPE 1 (17%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 6 $1.1B 13 $5.2B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (20%) 2.3B (53%)
Secondary Sale 1 (20%) 1.7B (40%)
Stake Sale 1 (20%) 300M (7%)
Bankruptcy 1 (20%) -
Trade Sale 1 (20%) -
Total 5 $4.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
UBS Investment Bank
1
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
1
Legal Deals
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
1
Linklaters LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $3.3B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.9B
TOTAL $5.2B
Largest Almatis GmbH
$1.2B (2007-11-02)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $4.0B
$100M to $1B 1 $300M
TOTAL $4.3B
Largest Landis+Gyr AG
$2.3B (2011-05-19)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
5 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
25%
1 25%
Strategic(s)
75%
3 75%

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