Ekkio Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Ekkio Capital has acquired 2 companies.

Ekkio Capital’s most common sectors for investment are business services (23%) and leisure (19%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (73%) and pipe (10%). In total, Ekkio Capital has invested in 1 US state and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Ekkio Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (56%). 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 Activity31
    • M&A Buy Activity22
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 2

Ekkio Capital

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

Acto Capital is the direct investment arm of investment management firm Groupama. Acto looks to invest in French businesses with strong market positions, profitable business models, and experienced management teams. Target companies are generally valued between EUR20 and EUR50 million where Acto can invest EUR5 to EUR25 million. Target sectors include healthcare, business services, leisure, restaurants, and business services. Acto Capital is based in Paris.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Business Services, Consumer Services, Engineering, Food, Healthcare Services, Leisure, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Test/Measurement Equipment

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 50
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 25
Enterprise Value 30 75
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 20 - - 2 - - 22
Sell (0.4/yr) # 7 - 2 - - - 9
vol $79M $146M $225M
  31

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Calicéo 2018-07-23 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
, France · www.caliceo.com
Fx Solutions SAS 2018-01-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Viriat, France · www.fxsolutions.fr
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
HealthCity France 2015-12-10 - Divestiture
Paris, France · www.healthcity.fr
PARISCityVISION 2015-07-01 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.pariscityvision.com
Ubiqus SA 2014-11-14 - Secondary Buyout
Paris , France · www.ubiqus.fr
Risk & Co 2013-09-30 - Secondary Buyout
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France · www.riskeco.com
The Company Holidays SAS 2013-06-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Montreuil sous Bois, France · www.vacances-campings.fr
Pomme de Pain 2012-11-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Paris, France · www.pommedepain.fr
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 2 (17%) - 5 (23%) -
Leisure 2 (17%) - 4 (18%) -
Consumer Services 2 (17%) - 3 (14%) -
Healthcare Services 3 (25%) - 3 (14%) -
Engineering 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (5%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (5%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (5%) -
Retail 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (5%) -
Software 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 12 - 22 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 11 (92%) - 21 (95%) -
United States 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
  Washington 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Domestic 11 (92%) - 21 (95%) -
Cross-border 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 12 - 22 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 8 (67%) - 16 (73%) -
PIPE 1 (8%) - 2 (9%) -
Divestiture 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Going Private - - 1 (5%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Venture 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 12 - 22 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 5 (56%) 79M (35%)
Trade Sale 2 (22%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (11%) 146M (65%)
Sold to Management 1 (11%) -
Total 9 $225M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Potomac Business Capital
1
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
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
78%
7 78%
Strategic(s)
22%
2 22%

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