Encourage Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Encourage Capital’s most common sectors for investment arefinancial services (86%) and retail (15%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include stake purchase (29%) and venture (15%). In total, Encourage Capital has invested in 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Fabindia Overseas Pvt. for $11M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (34%). Encourage Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Meritum Bank ICB SA for $107M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Encourage Capital LLC

156 5th Avenue, Suite 804,
New York, New York 10010
United States
(212) 974-0111
www.encouragecapital.com
info@encouragecapital.com

Encourage Capital LLC is an impact investment and advisory firm specializing in profitable and strategic investments to solve critical environmental and social problems. Encourage Capital, LLC was formed in December 2014 through the combination of Wolfensohn Fund Management, LP and EKO Asset Management Partners, LLC. Encourage Capital LLC was formed in 2014 and is headquartered in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Financial Services, Oil/Gas Exploration

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

Geographic Preferences: Asia/Pacific, Central Asia/India

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $11M $11M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $114M $114M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. 2015-09-25 - Secondary Buyout
Mumbai, India · www.nseindia.com
Ujjivan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. 2015-03-23 - Secondary Buyout
Bengaluru, India · www.ujjivan.com
Meritum Bank ICB SA 2014-10-21 107M USD Add-on Acquisition
Gdansk, Poland · www.meritumbank.pl
Repco Home Finance Ltd. 2014-07-19 7M INR Stake Sale
Chennai, India · www.repcohome.com
DCB Bank Ltd. 2012-02-24 - Stake Purchase
Mumbai, India · www.dcbbank.com
Ujjivan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. 2012-02-01 - Venture
Bengaluru, India · www.ujjivan.com
Banco Daycoval S.A 2009-03-02 - PIPE
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.daycoval.com.br
Repco Home Finance Ltd. 2007-12-01 - Growth Capital
Chennai, India · www.repcohome.com
Meritum Bank ICB SA 2007-11-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Gdansk, Poland · www.meritumbank.pl
Fabindia Overseas Pvt. Ltd. 2007-01-01 11M USD Stake Purchase
New Delhi, India · www.fabindia.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Financial Services 1 (100%) - 6 (86%) -
Retail - - 1 (14%) 11M (100%)
Total 1 - 7 $11M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
India 1 (100%) - 5 (71%) 11M (100%)
Brazil - - 1 (14%) -
Poland - - 1 (14%) -
Total 1 - 7 $11M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Stake Purchase - - 2 (29%) 11M (100%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (14%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (14%) -
PIPE - - 1 (14%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (100%) - 1 (14%) -
Venture - - 1 (14%) -
Total 1 - 7 $11M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (33%) 107M (94%)
Stake Sale 1 (33%) 7M (6%)
Secondary Sale 1 (33%) -
Total 3 $114M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $11M
TOTAL $11M
Largest Fabindia Overseas Pvt. Ltd.
$11M (2007-01-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $107M
< $100M 1 $7M
TOTAL $114M
Largest Meritum Bank ICB SA
$107M (2014-10-21)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
14%
1 (14%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
33%
1 (33%)
Strategic(s)
33%
1 (33%)

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