Elysian Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Elysian Capital has acquired 9 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Elysian Capital’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (30%) and food (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (59%) and secondary buyout (30%). 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 Activity28
    • M&A Buy Activity24
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 15
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 13

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 ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 12 2 1 2 1 6 24
vol $11M $11M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - 1 - 1 - 4
vol $159M $159M
  28

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
D3O 2021-09-20 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.d3o.com
Deeside Cereals I Ltd. 2021-09-10 - Divestiture
Flintshire, United Kingdom · www.deesidecereals.co.uk
Gravity Global Ltd. 2021-09-08 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.gravityglobal.com
Cross Hire Services Ltd. 2021-08-02 - Secondary Buyout
Dublin, Ireland · www.crossrentalservices.com
Wholebake Ltd. 2021-07-31 - Secondary Buyout
Denbighshire, United Kingdom · www.wholebake.com
Eton Bridge Partners Ltd. 2021-07-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Windsor, United Kingdom · www.etonbridgepartners.com
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
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Cross Hire Services Ltd. 2021-08-02 All Seasons Hire Ltd. 2021-09-30 1
Dublin, Ireland · www.crossrentalservices.com Hampshire, United Kingdom · www.allseasonshire.com
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

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 4 (27%) - 7 (29%) 11M (100%)
Consumer Products 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
Food 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
Healthcare Services - - 2 (8%) -
Automotive - - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Services 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Digital Media 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Engineering 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Environmental 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Life Science 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Marketing - - 1 (4%) -
Plastics 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Renewable Energy - - 1 (4%) -
Software - - 1 (4%) -
Staffing 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 15 - 24 $11M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 13 (87%) - 22 (92%) 11M (100%)
Ireland 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
Domestic 13 (87%) - 22 (92%) 11M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
Total 15 - 24 $11M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (47%) - 14 (58%) 11M (100%)
Secondary Buyout 5 (33%) - 7 (29%) -
Growth Capital 2 (13%) - 2 (8%) -
Divestiture 1 (7%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 15 - 24 $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
3
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors LLC
2
Deloitte
1
Legal Deals
Addleshaw Goddard LLP
5
Stephenson Harwood LLP
4
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
2

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
Investor(s)
29%
7 (29%)
Strategic(s)
4%
1 (4%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
2 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
2 (50%)

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