Ekkio Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Ekkio Capital has invested in 1 company.

Ekkio Capital’s most common sectors for investment areleisure (27%) and business services (20%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (74%) and pipe (7%). In total, Ekkio Capital has invested in 1 US state and 3 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (43%). Ekkio Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2017 when it sold Amatsigroup for $146M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity44
    • M&A Buy Activity30
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 2

Ekkio Capital

7-9 rue La Boétie,
Paris, 75008
France
+33 (0)1 84 17 16 00
www.ekkio.eu
contact@ekkio.fr

Ekkio Capital is an independent private equity firm that looks to invest in French businesses with strong market positions, profitable business models, and experienced management teams. Specialists in investment in growth SMEs, Ekkio invests tickets ranging from 5 to 50M€, exclusively in French and European SMEs achieving between 10 and 100 million euros in turnover. Target sectors include Tourism & Leisure, Health & Beauty, Security & Control, and Eco-Responsibility. Ekkio Capital was founded in 2001 and is based in Paris, France.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Environmental, Leisure, Safety/Security

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 100
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 50
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 26 3 - 1 - - 30
Sell (0.2/yr) # 13 1 - - - - 14
vol $225M $225M
  44

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Mediliant SA 2020-08-31 - Growth Capital
Le Locle, Switzerland · www.mediliant.com
Calicéo 2018-07-23 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, France · www.caliceo.com
Laboratoire Gravier 2018-07-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Lussan, France · www.laboratoiregravier.com
Fx Solutions SAS 2018-01-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Viriat, France · www.fxsolutions.fr
HealthCity France 2018-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Paris, France
Groupe 3S Alyzia 2017-07-24 - Secondary Buyout
Ramonville Saint Agne, France · www.groupe3s.com
Amatsigroup 2017-07-10 146M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Saint-Gely-du Fesc, France · www.amatsigroup.com
Heitz System 2017-01-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sorgues , France · www.heitzsystem.com
Initiative Pour la Sante 2016-01-01 - Unknown
, France
SynTech Research Group 2016-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
La Chapelle de Guinchay, France · www.syntechresearch.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Leisure 3 (27%) - 8 (27%) -
Business Services 2 (18%) - 6 (20%) -
Consumer Services 2 (18%) - 4 (13%) -
Medical Products 2 (18%) - 3 (10%) -
Software 1 (9%) - 2 (7%) -
Consumer Products 1 (9%) - 1 (3%) -
Engineering - - 1 (3%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (3%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (3%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (3%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (3%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (3%) -
Total 11 - 30 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 10 (91%) - 28 (93%) -
Switzerland 1 (9%) - 1 (3%) -
United States - - 1 (3%) -
  Washington - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 10 (91%) - 28 (93%) -
Cross-border 1 (9%) - 2 (7%) -
Total 11 - 30 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 9 (82%) - 22 (73%) -
PIPE - - 2 (7%) -
Venture 1 (9%) - 2 (7%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (3%) -
Going Private - - 1 (3%) -
Growth Capital 1 (9%) - 1 (3%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (3%) -
Total 11 - 30 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 6 (43%) 79M (35%)
Trade Sale 4 (29%) -
Unknown 2 (14%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (7%) 146M (65%)
Sold to Management 1 (7%) -
Total 14 $225M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Potomac Business Capital
2
Legal Deals
Dechert LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $146M
< $100M 1 $79M
TOTAL $225M
Largest Amatsigroup
$146M (2017-07-10)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
3%
1 (3%)
Strategic(s)
3%
1 (3%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
43%
6 (43%)
Strategic(s)
29%
4 (29%)

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