EMK Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, EMK Capital has acquired 7 companies.

EMK Capital’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (31%) and manufacturing (16%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (47%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (31%). In total, EMK Capital has invested in 6 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired Stelrad for $230M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 3

EMK Capital

Lex House, 17 Connaught Place,
London, W2 2ES
United Kingdom
+44 207 591 4200
www.emkcapital.com
info@emkcapital.com

EMK Capital LLP is a private investment firm focused on majority investments in the business services, consumer, and industrials sectors. EMK Capital is a hands-on investor and looks to commit up to £100 million per platform investment. EMK Capital is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Education, Environmental, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Machinery, Manufacturing

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Special Situations/Distressed

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Scandinavia, Middle East

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 3 3 - 3 2 2 13
vol $230M $200M $430M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - 1 - - - - 1
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Outright Games Ltd. 2021-08-09 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.outrightgames.com
Cardo Systems Ltd. 2021-04-06 - Secondary Buyout
Ra'anana, Israel · www.cardosystems.com
Broad Horizon B.V. 2020-03-03 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.broadhorizon.nl
Trustonic Ltd. 2020-02-24 - Divestiture
Cambridge, United Kingdom · www.trustonic.com
Williams Advanced Engineering 2019-12-31 - Divestiture
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Covidence AS 2019-05-17 - Secondary Buyout
Rønde, Denmark · www.covidence.com
CBT Clinics 2019-02-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
York, United Kingdom · www.cbtclinics.co.uk
Sonans A/S 2017-11-27 - Secondary Buyout
Trondheim, Norway · www.sonans.no
Reconomy 2017-08-16 - Secondary Buyout
Shropshire, United Kingdom · www.reconomy.com
Luminati.io 2017-08-10 200M USD Divestiture
Netanya, Israel · www.luminati.io
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Reconomy 2017-08-16 ReBOUND Returns 2021-05-10 9
Shropshire, United Kingdom · www.reconomy.com Telford, United Kingdom · www.reboundreturns.com
Reconomy 2017-08-16 Noventiz GmbH 2020-10-30 8
Shropshire, United Kingdom · www.reconomy.com Cologne, Germany · www.noventiz.de
Whittan Group 2015-06-02 APEX Linvar 2015-11-06 1
Shropshire, United Kingdom · www.whittan.com Milton Keynes, United Kingdom · www.apexlinvar.co.uk

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 4 (33%) 200M (47%) 4 (31%) 200M (47%)
Manufacturing 2 (17%) 230M (53%) 2 (15%) 230M (53%)
Digital Media 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Education 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Electronics 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Engineering 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Environmental 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (8%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 12 $430M 13 $430M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 7 (58%) 230M (53%) 7 (54%) 230M (53%)
Israel 2 (17%) 200M (47%) 2 (15%) 200M (47%)
Denmark 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Netherlands 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Norway 1 (8%) - 1 (8%) -
Sweden - - 1 (8%) -
Total 12 $430M 13 $430M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 6 (50%) - 6 (46%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (25%) 230M (53%) 4 (31%) 230M (53%)
Divestiture 3 (25%) 200M (47%) 3 (23%) 200M (47%)
Total 12 $430M 13 $430M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
GCA Altium Ltd.
1
Legal Deals
Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal
2
Arnold & Porter LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $430M
TOTAL $430M
Largest Stelrad Ltd.
$230M (2013-08-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
46%
6 (46%)
Strategic(s)
23%
3 (23%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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