ECS Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

ECS Capital’s most common sectors for investment are apparel/textiles (16%) and manufacturing (16%). The Firm’s most common investment types include stake purchase (64%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (16%). In total, ECS Capital has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2010 when it acquired Artlant Pta SA for $109M.

In the last 3 years, ECS Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

ECS Capital

Av. República, 23,
Lisboa, 1050-185
Portugal
+351 21 380 25 00
www.ecs.pt
info@ecs.pt

ECS Capital SCR SA is a private equity firm that targets growth companies headquartered in Portugal. ECS also selectively considers opportunities in Spain. ECS is a generalist investor primarily acquires majority stakes and looks to commit €5 to €15 million per transaction. Prospective transaction situations include growth capital financings, MBOs, MBIs, consolidations, and recapitalizations. ECS Capital SCR SA was formed in 2006 and is based in Lisbon.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Services, Distribution, Energy Services and Equipment, Leisure, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Restaurants

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 15
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 19 - - - - - 19
vol $112M $112M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - 1 - - - 2
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Artlant Pta, SA 2017-11-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Monte Feio, Portugal · www.artlantpta.com
As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa 2011-08-25 - Special Situations/Distressed
Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal
AntÓnio De Almeida & Filhos TÊxteis, S.A. 2011-01-26 - Recapitalization
Moreira de Cónegos, Portugal · www.aaftexteis.pt
JMA Felpos SA 2011-01-26 - Recapitalization
, Portugal · www.jma.pt/
Coelima - Indústrias Têxteis, SA 2011-01-21 - Recapitalization
Guimarães, Portugal · www.coelima.pt
Precision - Franchise Management Company SA 2011-01-01 - Stake Purchase
Lisboa, Portugal · www.precision.pt
Montebravo 2011-01-01 - Stake Purchase
, Portugal
NewVision 2011-01-01 - Trade Sale
Lisboa, Portugal · www.newvision.eu
Artlant Pta, SA 2010-09-21 109M EUR Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Monte Feio, Portugal · www.artlantpta.com
Iberol 2010-07-01 - Stake Purchase
Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal · www.iberol.com.pt
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing - - 3 (16%) 3M (2%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 3 (16%) -
Automotive - - 2 (11%) -
Business Services - - 2 (11%) -
Leisure - - 2 (11%) -
Publishing - - 2 (11%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (5%) 109M (98%)
Agriculture - - 1 (5%) -
Forest Products - - 1 (5%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (5%) -
Renewable Energy - - 1 (5%) -
Total - - 19 $112M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Portugal - - 18 (95%) 112M (100%)
Brazil - - 1 (5%) -
Domestic - - 18 (95%) 112M (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (5%) -
Total - - 19 $112M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Stake Purchase - - 12 (63%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 3 (16%) 112M (100%)
Recapitalization - - 3 (16%) -
Special Situations/Distressed - - 1 (5%) -
Total - - 19 $112M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 1 (50%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (50%) -
Total 2 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $109M
< $100M 1 $3M
TOTAL $112M
Largest Artlant Pta, SA
$109M (2010-09-21)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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