Elysian Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Elysian Capital has acquired 6 companies.

Elysian Capital’s most common sectors for investment are business services (34%) and healthcare services (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (73%) and secondary buyout (23%). In total, Elysian Capital has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2008 when it acquired The Landscape Group for $11M.

In the last 3 years, Elysian Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). Elysian Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2020 when it sold Wellbeing Software Group Holdings for $159M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity22
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 8

Elysian Capital LLP

Manfield House 1 Southampton Street,
London, WC2R 0LR
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 207 925 80 50
www.elysiancapital.com
ken@elysiancapital.com

Elysian Capital LLP is an independent private equity firm that targets management buyouts of growing, profitable businesses throughout the UK. Elysian focuses on lower mid-market companies valued between £20 and £100 million. Sectors of interest include healthcare, local and central government, consumer/retail, utilities/renewable and financial/support services. Elysian Capital LLP was formed in 2007 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Life Science, Medical Products, Renewable Energy, Retail, Utilities

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 20 100
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 10 2 2 1 2 1 18
vol $11M $11M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - - 1 - 1 4
vol $159M $159M
  22

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Wellbeing Software Group Holdings Ltd. 2020-04-06 159M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Mansfield, United Kingdom · www.wellbeingsoftware.com
SCX Special Projects Ltd. 2020-02-03 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.scx.co.uk
Mergon Group 2019-12-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Westmeath, Ireland · www.mergon.com
Aspirations Care Group 2019-06-21 - Secondary Buyout
East Gloucester, United Kingdom · www.aspirationscare.com
Key Travel Ltd. 2018-05-25 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.keytravel.com
Kelling Group Ltd. 2018-01-12 - Secondary Buyout
Normanton, United Kingdom · www.kellinggroup.com
Brand Addition Ltd. 2017-05-08 - Secondary Buyout
Manchester, United Kingdom · www.brandaddition.com
Fastflow Group Ltd. 2017-03-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Washington, United Kingdom · www.fastflow.co.uk
Raymond Brown Minerals & Recycling Ltd. 2016-08-16 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hampshire, United Kingdom · www.raymondbrowngroup.co.uk
Sambro International Ltd. 2016-01-29 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Lancashire, United Kingdom · www.sambro.co.uk
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Raymond Brown Minerals & Recycling Ltd. 2016-08-16 Raymond Brown Waste Solutions Ltd. 2019-10-21 1
Hampshire, United Kingdom · www.raymondbrowngroup.co.uk Hampshire, United Kingdom · www.rbwaste.co.uk
Key Travel Ltd. 2018-05-25 Raptim Humanitarian Travel 2018-11-05 1
London, United Kingdom · www.keytravel.com Tilburg, Netherlands · www.raptim.org

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 3 (33%) - 6 (33%) 11M (100%)
Healthcare Services - - 2 (11%) -
Automotive - - 1 (6%) -
Consumer Products 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Consumer Services 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Engineering 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Environmental 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Life Science 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Marketing - - 1 (6%) -
Plastics 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Renewable Energy - - 1 (6%) -
Software - - 1 (6%) -
Total 9 - 18 $11M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 8 (89%) - 17 (94%) 11M (100%)
Ireland 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Domestic 8 (89%) - 17 (94%) 11M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 9 - 18 $11M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 6 (67%) - 13 (72%) 11M (100%)
Secondary Buyout 2 (22%) - 4 (22%) -
Growth Capital 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 9 - 18 $11M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (50%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (25%) 159M (100%)
Trade Sale 1 (25%) -
Total 4 $159M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
2
Catalyst Corporate Finance
1
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
1
Legal Deals
Addleshaw Goddard LLP
3
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
2
Eversheds LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $11M
TOTAL $11M
Largest The Landscape Group Ltd.
$11M (2008-03-20)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $159M
TOTAL $159M
Largest Wellbeing Software Group Holdings Ltd.
$159M (2020-04-06)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
4 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
50%
2 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
2 50%

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