Enterprise Investors Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Enterprise Investors has acquired 4 companies.

Enterprise Investors’ most common sectors for investment areretail (17%) and consumer products (7%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (56%) and stake purchase (14%). In total, Enterprise Investors has invested in 1 US state and 14 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2005 when it acquired DGS SA for $108M.

In the last 3 years, Enterprise Investors has exited 6 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (44%). Enterprise Investors’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold PharmaSwiss SA for $394M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity73
    • M&A Buy Activity43
    • M&A Sell Activity30
  • Total Sectors Invested 25
  • Total Countries Invested 14
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 22
  • M&A Advisors 13

Enterprise Investors

53 Emilii Plater St., 31st Floor,
Warsaw, 00-113
Poland
+48 22 458 85 00
www.ei.com.pl
info@ei.com.pl

Enterprise Investors is a private equity firm focused on investments in Central and Eastern Europe, with a primary interest on opportunities in Poland. Enterprise Investors is a generalist investor and looks to commit €30 to €50 million in medium-sized businesses. Enterprise Investors was formed in 1990 and is headquartered in Warsaw.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Products, Financial Services, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Life Science, Manufacturing, Packaging, Restaurants, Retail, Software, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe, Eastern Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 30 60
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 37 2 3 - 1 - 43
vol $677M $677M
Sell (2.6/yr) # 17 7 3 1 2 - 30
vol $766M $64M $214M $1.0B
  73

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Software Mind 2020-12-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Krakow, Poland · www.softwaremind.com
Wento Sp. z o. o. 2020-07-31 56M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Warsaw, Poland · www.wento.eu
Danwood S.A. (DAN-WOOD House) 2020-01-20 158M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Galashiels, United Kingdom · www.dan-wood.co.uk
3S SA 2019-06-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Katowice, Poland · www.3s.pl
intive S.A. 2018-12-11 - Secondary Buyout
Munich, Germany · www.intive.com
Tahe Outdoors OÜ 2018-12-01 - Secondary Buyout
Viimsi, Estonia · www.taheoutdoors.com
ANWIM SA 2018-11-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Warsaw, Poland · www.anwim.pl
Studenac doo 2018-06-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Omiš, Croatia · www.studenac.hr
J.S. Hamilton Poland S.A. 2018-05-29 - Secondary Buyout
Gdynia, Poland · www.hamilton.com.pl
PAN-PEK d.o.o. 2018-03-27 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Zagreb, Croatia
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail 2 (17%) - 7 (16%) 124M (18%)
Financial Services - - 3 (7%) 113M (17%)
Consumer Products 1 (8%) - 3 (7%) 14M (2%)
Life Science 1 (8%) 16M (29%) 2 (5%) 56M (8%)
Software 1 (8%) 41M (71%) 2 (5%) 53M (8%)
Beverages 1 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Food 1 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Information Technology 2 (17%) - 2 (5%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 2 (5%) -
Transportation 1 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Packaging - - 1 (2%) 108M (16%)
Construction - - 1 (2%) 64M (9%)
Building Materials - - 1 (2%) 39M (6%)
Manufacturing - - 1 (2%) 32M (5%)
Insurance - - 1 (2%) 26M (4%)
Furniture - - 1 (2%) 24M (4%)
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (2%) 24M (3%)
Automotive - - 1 (2%) -
Environmental - - 1 (2%) -
Forest Products 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Marketing - - 1 (2%) -
Renewable Energy - - 1 (2%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (2%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Total 12 $57M 43 $677M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Poland 7 (58%) 57M (100%) 24 (56%) 496M (73%)
Romania 1 (8%) - 4 (9%) 51M (8%)
Slovakia 1 (8%) - 3 (7%) -
Croatia 2 (17%) - 2 (5%) -
Finland 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (2%) 64M (9%)
Switzerland - - 1 (2%) 39M (6%)
Hungary - - 1 (2%) 26M (4%)
United States - - 1 (2%) -
  Florida - - 1 (2%) -
Germany - - 1 (2%) -
Czech Republic - - 1 (2%) -
Estonia - - 1 (2%) -
Lithuania - - 1 (2%) -
Netherlands - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 7 (58%) 57M (100%) 24 (56%) 496M (73%)
Cross-border 5 (42%) - 19 (44%) 181M (27%)
Total 12 $57M 43 $677M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (58%) - 24 (56%) 401M (59%)
Stake Purchase 1 (8%) - 6 (14%) -
Growth Capital - - 5 (12%) 75M (11%)
Divestiture 2 (17%) 57M (100%) 4 (9%) 162M (24%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (8%) - 2 (5%) 24M (4%)
PIPE - - 1 (2%) 14M (2%)
Venture 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 12 $57M 43 $677M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 8 (27%) 154M (15%)
IPO 7 (23%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 5 (17%) 890M (85%)
Secondary Sale 5 (17%) -
Unknown 2 (7%) -
Sold to Existing Investors 1 (3%) -
Sold to Management 1 (3%) -
Stake Sale 1 (3%) -
Total 30 $1.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
White & Case LLP
3
Allen & Overy LLP
2
PwC Law LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $108M
< $100M 16 $569M
TOTAL $677M
Largest DGS SA
$108M (2005-03-10)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $744M
< $100M 4 $300M
TOTAL $1.0B
Largest PharmaSwiss SA
$394M (2011-02-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Strategic(s)
12%
5 (12%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
13%
4 (13%)
Strategic(s)
43%
13 (43%)

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