M&A Deal Summary

Egeria Acquires Mirror Controls International B.V.

On July 31, 2012, private equity firm Egeria acquired automotive company Mirror Controls International B.V. from Bregal Investments LLP for 180M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Egeria’s 1st transaction in the Automotive sector.
  • This is Egeria’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Egeria’s 21st transaction in the Netherlands.
Investment Fate
  • Mirror Controls International B.V. was sold to a strategic buyer in 2015 for 494M USD.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2012-07-31
Target Mirror Controls International B.V.
Sector Automotive
Buyer(s) Egeria
Sellers(s) Bregal Investments LLP
Deal Type Secondary Buyout
Deal Value 180M EUR

Target

Mirror Controls International B.V.

Woerden, Netherlands
website
Mirror Controls International B.V. is a provider of motorised actuators for exterior automotive mirror systems. The company is a Tier 2 component specialist, supplying to the global mirror system suppliers from manufacturing operations in Ireland, Mexico and China.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Egeria

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1997
PE ASSETS 1.7B EUR
SizeLarge
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION
Egeria's office in Amsterdam.
Egeria's office in Amsterdam.

Egeria is a Dutch private equity firm that seeks controlling stakes in middle-market companies located in The Netherlands, or having a local connection. Egeria looks for companies with stable cash flows, experienced management, and strong growth potential. Egeria is sector agnostic, however, the firm will not consider investing in biotech, software, or 'non-ethical' sectors. Target companies are generally valued between €50 and €350 million. Egeria was formed in 1997 and is based in Amsterdam.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 24 of 34
Sector (Automotive) 1 of 1
Type (Secondary Buyout) 8 of 12
Country (Netherlands) 21 of 27
Year (2012) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-03-17 United Dutch Breweries B.V.

Breda, Netherlands

United Dutch Breweries B.V. is a supplier of specialty beers, such as non-alcoholic beers, stout beers and dark malt beverages.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-09-20 Hitec Power Protection International B.V.

Netherlands

Hitec Power Protection International B.V. is a developer, manufacturer, delivers and services emergency power solutions called UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) to ensure uninterruptible, continuous and conditioned power supply to mission critical processes. These UPS systems store kinetic energy through an induction coupling, which during a power outage bridges the necessary time to start a diesel generator. Hitec delivers mainly to datacentres, financial institutions, semiconductor producers, hospitals and airports.

Buy -

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Bregal Investments LLP

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2002
PE ASSETS 7.0B EUR
SizeMega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Bregal Investments LLP is a private equity firm focused on buyouts and growth capital financings of middle-market companies. Bregal Investments targets equity investments between €30 and €150 million in companies valued in excess of €75 million. Bregal is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 5 of 16
Sector (Automotive) 1 of 1
Type (Secondary Buyout) 1 of 7
Country (Netherlands) 2 of 2
Year (2012) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 5 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-10-19 Novem Car Interior Design GmbH

Vorbach, Germany

Novem is the supplier for interior wood trim components in the automotive sector. Its products are designed to be fitted to the car interior as fully finished components and are manufactured primarily using pressing, sanding, and lacquering techniques and processes.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-12-23 LR Health & Beauty Systems GmbH

Ahlen, Germany

LR Health and Beauty Systems is an international direct sales company specialising in cosmetics and nutrition products. The company enjoys leading market positions in its core German market and in 27 countries internationally.

Buy €250M