Dubai International Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Dubai International Capital’s most common sectors for investment areleisure (17%) and manufacturing (17%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (59%) and secondary buyout (34%). In total, Dubai International Capital has invested in 5 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 (34%). 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 Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 6

Dubai International Capital

Dubai International Capital

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

Dubai International Capital is private equity firm focused on a broad range of investments in the Middle East, Western Europe, and North America. 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, Nordic, Asia/Pacific, Middle East

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 12 - - - - - 12
vol $5.2B $5.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $4.3B $4.3B
  18

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Almatis GmbH 2015-09-01 - Trade Sale
Frankfurt, Germany · www.almatis.com
Mauser Group N.V. 2014-05-12 1.7B USD Secondary Sale
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 Sale
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Landis+Gyr AG 2011-05-19 2.3B USD Trade Sale
Zug, Switzerland · www.landisgyr.com
Alliance Medical Ltd. 2010-12-14 - Recapitalization
Warwick, United Kingdom · www.alliancemedical.co.uk
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd. 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
London, United Kingdom · www.smartstream-stp.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd. 2009-01-20 AWAS Aviation Capital Ltd. 2017-04-24 1
Dubai, United Arab Emirates · www.dubaiaerospace.com Dublin, Ireland · www.awas.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing - - 2 (17%) 1.1B (21%)
Leisure - - 2 (17%) 1.0B (20%)
Chemicals - - 1 (8%) 1.2B (23%)
Packaging - - 1 (8%) 958M (18%)
Healthcare Services - - 1 (8%) 924M (18%)
Aerospace 1 (50%) - 1 (8%) -
Business Services - - 1 (8%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (8%) -
Information Technology 1 (50%) - 1 (8%) -
Retail - - 1 (8%) -
Total 2 - 12 $5.2B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 1 (50%) - 4 (33%) 3.0B (58%)
United Arab Emirates 1 (50%) - 4 (33%) -
Germany - - 2 (17%) 2.2B (42%)
Jordan - - 1 (8%) -
Singapore - - 1 (8%) -
Domestic 1 (50%) - 4 (33%) -
Cross-border 1 (50%) - 8 (67%) 5.2B (100%)
Total 2 - 12 $5.2B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (50%) - 7 (58%) 2.0B (39%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (50%) - 4 (33%) 3.2B (61%)
Joint Venture - - 1 (8%) -
Total 2 - 12 $5.2B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (17%) 2.3B (53%)
Secondary Sale 1 (17%) 1.7B (40%)
Stake Sale 1 (17%) 300M (7%)
Bankruptcy 1 (17%) -
Recapitalization 1 (17%) -
Trade Sale 1 (17%) -
Total 6 $4.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs
1
J.P. Morgan Securities
1
UBS Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
Linklaters LLP
1
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 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
Investor(s)
33%
4 (33%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
17%
1 (17%)
Strategic(s)
50%
3 (50%)

FAQ

When was Dubai International Capital founded?

Dubai International Capital was founded in 2004.

What type of investor is Dubai International Capital?

Dubai International Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Dubai International Capital headquartered?

Dubai International Capital is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

How much capital does Dubai International Capital have under management?

Dubai International Capital has 6.0B USD under management.

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