Encourage Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Encourage Capital’s most common sectors for investment are financial services (84%) and retail (17%). The Firm’s most common investment types include stake purchase (34%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (17%). In total, Encourage Capital has invested in 1 US state and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2009 when it acquired Banco Daycoval S.A for $111M.

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 Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • 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/portfolio/

Wolfensohn Capital Partners is a private investment firm focused on opportunities in emerging markets. The Firm's goal is to provide financial returns while promoting 'sustainability and poverty alleviation around the world'. Wolfensohn Capital Partners was formed in 2005 and is now a part of Encourage Capital. The Firm is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Building Materials, Education, Manufacturing

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

Geographic Preferences: Asia/Pacific, Central Asia/India, Latin/South America

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 30
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $123M $123M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $114M $114M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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
Development Credit Bank Ltd. 2012-02-24 2M INR Stake Purchase
Lower Parel, United States · www.dcbbank.com
Ujjivan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. 2012-02-01 - Venture
Bengaluru, India · www.ujjivan.com
Banco Daycoval S.A 2009-03-02 111M BRL 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
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Financial Services 2 (100%) 112M (100%) 5 (83%) 112M (91%)
Retail - - 1 (17%) 11M (9%)
Total 2 $112M 6 $123M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
India - - 3 (50%) 11M (9%)
Brazil 1 (50%) 111M (99%) 1 (17%) 111M (90%)
United States 1 (50%) 2M (1%) 1 (17%) 2M (1%)
Poland - - 1 (17%) -
Domestic 1 (50%) 2M (1%) 1 (17%) 2M (1%)
Cross-border 1 (50%) 111M (99%) 5 (83%) 121M (99%)
Total 2 $112M 6 $123M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Stake Purchase 1 (50%) 2M (1%) 2 (33%) 12M (10%)
PIPE 1 (50%) 111M (99%) 1 (17%) 111M (90%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (17%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (17%) -
Venture - - 1 (17%) -
Total 2 $112M 6 $123M

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 to $1B 1 $111M
< $100M 2 $12M
TOTAL $123M
Largest Banco Daycoval S.A
$111M (2009-03-02)
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 %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%

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