Equinox Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Equinox has acquired 3 companies.

Equinox’s most common sectors for investment areconsumer products (34%) and food (23%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (89%) and stake purchase (12%). In total, Equinox has invested in 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Equinox has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 2

Equinox

Equinox AIFM S.A.

5 Boulevard Royal,
Luxembourg, L-2613
Luxembourg
+ 352 20 80 01 221
www.equinox-investments.com
info@eqx.ch

Equinox is a private investment firm focused on acquiring lower middle-market Italian companies. The Firm generally pursues family-owned companies and has a particular interest in under-managed/under-valued opportunities. Sectors of interest include industrial, environmental, leisure, consumer, retail, life science, healthcare, and transportation. Equinox was established in 2001 and is headquartered in Luxembourg.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Environmental, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Leisure, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Retail, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 3 3 2 - 1 - 9
Sell (0.8/yr) # - - 1 2 1 - 4
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Salpa & Cherubini srl 2023-12-21 - Secondary Sale
San Giustino, Italy · www.salpa.it
Modulblok Spa 2023-06-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Pagnacco , Italy · www.modulblok.com
Pedemonte Holding Srl 2022-11-25 - Trade Sale
Alessandria, California · www.pedemontegroup.com
Vendorafa Lombardi srl 2022-11-25 - Trade Sale
Valenza, Italy · www.vendorafa.net
Salpa & Cherubini srl 2021-06-21 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
San Giustino, Italy · www.salpa.it
Mi.ga.l srl 2021-06-03 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Marcheno, Italy · www.migal.it
Adler Modemarkte AG 2021-01-11 - Bankruptcy
Haibach, Germany · www.adlermode.com
CLAS s.p.a. 2020-12-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Chiusanico , Italy · www.claspesto.com
Pedemonte Holding Srl 2020-06-29 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Alessandria, California · www.pedemontegroup.com
Vendorafa Lombardi srl 2020-06-29 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Valenza, Italy · www.vendorafa.net
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products 1 (20%) - 3 (33%) -
Food 1 (20%) - 2 (22%) -
Manufacturing 2 (40%) - 2 (22%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (11%) -
Information Technology 1 (20%) - 1 (11%) -
Total 5 - 9 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Italy 5 (100%) - 8 (89%) -
  California - - 1 (11%) -
Germany - - 1 (11%) -
Total 5 - 9 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (80%) - 8 (89%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (20%) - 1 (11%) -
Total 5 - 9 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (50%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (25%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (25%) -
Total 4 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
PwC Law
1
PedersoliGattai
1

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
50%
2 (50%)

FAQ

When was Equinox founded?

Equinox was founded in 2001.

What type of investor is Equinox?

Equinox is a private equity firm.

Where is Equinox headquartered?

Equinox is headquartered in Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

How much capital does Equinox have under management?

Equinox has 900M EUR under management.

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