EMK Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, EMK Capital has acquired 9 companies.

EMK Capital’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (24%) and manufacturing (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (48%) and secondary buyout (39%). In total, EMK Capital has invested in 1 US state and 9 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired Stelrad for $230M.

In the last 3 years, EMK Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity24
    • M&A Buy Activity21
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 4

EMK Capital

EMK Capital LLP

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, Digital Media, Education, Electronics, Environmental, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Retail, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Nordic, 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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 9 3 4 3 2 - 21
vol $430M $430M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 - 1 1 - - 3
  24

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Serviont Global Solutions, Inc. 2023-11-03 - Secondary Buyout
Princeton, New Jersey · www.servion.com
Garda Sikring AS 2023-06-30 - Secondary Buyout
Hagan, Germany · www.gardasikring.no
Service Key S.p.A. 2022-11-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Padova, Italy · www.skservizi.it
Bark.com Global Ltd. 2022-04-29 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
London, United Kingdom · www.bark.com
WAE Technologies Ltd. 2022-01-24 - Trade Sale
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom · www.wae.com
Green Germany BidCo GmbH 2022-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Berlin, Germany · www.futuregroup.org
EyeCare Group B.V. 2021-10-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Naarden, Netherlands · www.eyecaregroep.com
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
Egiss A/S 2021-03-25 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Birkerod, Denmark · www.egiss.net
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Garda Sikring AS 2023-06-30 Great Security Sweden AB 2023-09-29 4
Hagan, Germany · www.gardasikring.no Malmo, Sweden · www.greatsecurity-se
Reconomy (UK) Ltd. 2017-08-16 ReBOUND Returns 2021-05-10 10
Shropshire, United Kingdom · www.reconomy.com Telford, United Kingdom · www.reboundreturns.com
Reconomy (UK) Ltd. 2017-08-16 Reverse Logistics GmbH 2021-01-05 9
Shropshire, United Kingdom · www.reconomy.com Munich, Germany · www.reverselogisticsgmbh.com
Reconomy (UK) Ltd. 2017-08-16 Noventiz GmbH 2020-10-30 8
Shropshire, United Kingdom · www.reconomy.com Cologne, Germany · www.noventiz.de

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 5 (29%) 200M (47%) 5 (24%) 200M (47%)
Manufacturing 1 (6%) 230M (53%) 2 (10%) 230M (53%)
Business Services 2 (12%) - 2 (10%) -
Education 1 (6%) - 2 (10%) -
Digital Media 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Electronics 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Engineering - - 1 (5%) -
Environmental 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (5%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Retail 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Safety/Security 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Transportation 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 17 $430M 21 $430M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 6 (35%) 230M (53%) 8 (38%) 230M (53%)
Netherlands 3 (18%) - 3 (14%) -
Israel 2 (12%) 200M (47%) 2 (10%) 200M (47%)
Germany 2 (12%) - 2 (10%) -
Denmark 2 (12%) - 2 (10%) -
United States 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
  New Jersey 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Italy 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Norway - - 1 (5%) -
Sweden - - 1 (5%) -
Total 17 $430M 21 $430M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 9 (53%) 230M (53%) 10 (48%) 230M (53%)
Secondary Buyout 6 (35%) - 8 (38%) -
Divestiture 2 (12%) 200M (47%) 3 (14%) 200M (47%)
Total 17 $430M 21 $430M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 1 (33%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (33%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (33%) -
Total 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
1
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)
33%
7 (33%)
Strategic(s)
14%
3 (14%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
33%
1 (33%)
Strategic(s)
33%
1 (33%)

FAQ

When was EMK Capital founded?

EMK Capital was founded in 2015.

What type of investor is EMK Capital?

EMK Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is EMK Capital headquartered?

EMK Capital is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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