Duke Street Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Duke Street Private Equity has acquired 2 companies.

Duke Street Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment arehealthcare services (12%) and leisure (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (54%) and secondary buyout (25%). In total, Duke Street Private Equity has invested in 2 US states and 7 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2014 when it acquired Voyage Healthcare Group for $577M.

In the last 3 years, Duke Street Private Equity has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (40%). Duke Street Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2007 when it sold ERS Insurance for $877M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity97
    • M&A Buy Activity54
    • M&A Sell Activity43
  • Total Sectors Invested 26
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 34
  • M&A Advisors 9

Duke Street Private Equity

Duke Street LLP

Nations House, 103 Wigmore Street,,
London, W1U 1QS
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7663 8500
www.dukestreet.com
mail@dukestreet.com

Duke Street Private Equity is a European private equity firm that targets investments in mid-market UK and French businesses valued between €50 and €350 million. Duke Street looks to build companies through organic growth and acquisitions. Sectors of interest include business services and outsourcing, retail and consumer, food, industrial, healthcare, leisure, and financial services. Duke Street Private Equity was founded in 1988 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Beverages, Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Education, Engineering, Financial Services, Food, Gaming, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Leisure, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Marketing, Media, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Plastics, Retail, Staffing, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Going Private, Growth Capital, Special Situations/Distressed

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Nordic

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 50 350
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 52 - 1 1 - - 54
vol $3.5B $3.5B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 41 - - 2 - - 43
vol $6.4B $276M $6.7B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Suir Engineering Ltd. 2022-11-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Waterford, United Kingdom · www.suireng.ie
Medi-Globe GmbH 2022-09-12 276M EUR Trade Sale
Stuttgart, Germany · www.mediglobe-endoflex.de
Voyage Healthcare Group Ltd. 2022-01-14 - Secondary Sale
Staffordshire, United Kingdom · www.voyagecare.com
COMPO GmbH 2021-06-03 - Divestiture
Munster, Germany · www.compo.com
Kent Pharmaceutical Ltd. 2019-06-05 - Divestiture
Ashford, United Kingdom · www.kentpharm.co.uk
Wagamama group Ltd. 2018-10-30 861M GBP Trade Sale
Southwark, United Kingdom · www.wagamama.co.uk
Great Rail Journeys Ltd. 2018-07-02 - Secondary Buyout
York, United Kingdom · www.greatrail.com
A-ROSA Flussschiff GmbH 2018-01-11 - Secondary Buyout
Rostock, Germany · www.a-rosa.de
TeamSport Ltd. 2017-10-19 - Secondary Buyout
Surrey, United Kingdom · www.team-sport.co.uk
Cruiseline SAM 2017-05-23 - Secondary Sale
Monaco, Monaco · www.cruiseline.eu
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Healthcare Services - - 6 (11%) 577M (17%)
Leisure 1 (13%) - 5 (9%) 103M (3%)
Business Services 1 (13%) - 4 (7%) 191M (6%)
Internet Software and Services - - 4 (7%) 115M (3%)
Construction 1 (13%) - 3 (6%) 12M (< 1%)
Medical Products - - 3 (6%) -
Consumer Services - - 2 (4%) 393M (11%)
Gaming - - 2 (4%) 284M (8%)
Life Science 1 (13%) - 2 (4%) 258M (7%)
Information Technology - - 2 (4%) 213M (6%)
Metals/Mining - - 2 (4%) 212M (6%)
Retail 1 (13%) 105M (100%) 2 (4%) 105M (3%)
Chemicals 1 (13%) - 2 (4%) -
Financial Services - - 2 (4%) -
Food - - 2 (4%) -
Insurance - - 1 (2%) 456M (13%)
Restaurants - - 1 (2%) 331M (10%)
Beverages - - 1 (2%) 201M (6%)
Digital Media - - 1 (2%) -
Education - - 1 (2%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (2%) -
Marine - - 1 (2%) -
Marketing - - 1 (2%) -
Media 1 (13%) - 1 (2%) -
Staffing - - 1 (2%) -
Transportation 1 (13%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 8 $105M 54 $3.5B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 6 (75%) 105M (100%) 33 (61%) 3.2B (92%)
France - - 10 (19%) 215M (6%)
Germany 2 (25%) - 4 (7%) -
Sweden - - 3 (6%) 55M (2%)
United States - - 2 (4%) -
  Washington - - 1 (2%) -
  New York - - 1 (2%) -
Spain - - 1 (2%) -
Monaco - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 6 (75%) 105M (100%) 33 (61%) 3.2B (92%)
Cross-border 2 (25%) - 21 (39%) 270M (8%)
Total 8 $105M 54 $3.4B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (13%) - 29 (54%) 903M (26%)
Secondary Buyout 4 (50%) 105M (100%) 13 (24%) 1.5B (45%)
Divestiture 2 (25%) - 6 (11%) 203M (6%)
Consolidation 1 (13%) - 3 (6%) 336M (10%)
Going Private - - 1 (2%) 456M (13%)
Acquisition Financing - - 1 (2%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (2%) -
Total 8 $105M 54 $3.4B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 14 (33%) 1.5B (22%)
Trade Sale 13 (30%) 2.5B (38%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 9 (21%) 2.7B (40%)
Merger 2 (5%) -
Sold to Management 2 (5%) -
Unknown 2 (5%) -
IPO 1 (2%) -
Total 43 $6.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Canaccord Genuity Corp.
3
McQueen Ltd.
3
Deloitte
2
Legal Deals
SJ Berwin LLP
5
King & Wood Mallesons
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 12 $3.2B
< $100M 7 $291M
TOTAL $3.5B
Largest Voyage Healthcare Group Ltd.
$577M (2014-08-06)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 16 $6.6B
< $100M 2 $107M
TOTAL $6.7B
Largest ERS Insurance
$877M (2007-01-08)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
28%
15 (28%)
Strategic(s)
11%
6 (11%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
33%
14 (33%)
Strategic(s)
40%
17 (40%)

FAQ

When was Duke Street Private Equity founded?

Duke Street Private Equity was founded in 1988.

What type of investor is Duke Street Private Equity?

Duke Street Private Equity is a private equity firm.

Where is Duke Street Private Equity headquartered?

Duke Street Private Equity is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

How much capital does Duke Street Private Equity have under management?

Duke Street Private Equity has 3.0B EUR under management.

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