Equity International Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Equity International’s most common sectors for investment are real estate (44%) and construction (27%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (70%) and stake purchase (18%). In total, Equity International has invested in 10 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2011 when it acquired SAMHI Hotels Pvt. for $130M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (86%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity30
    • M&A Buy Activity23
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Equity International

Two North Riverside Plaza, Suite 1500,
Chicago, Illinois 60606
United States
(312) 675-7400
www.equityinternational.com
info@equityinternational.com

Equity International is a private equity real estate firm focused on investment opportunities located outside the US. Equity International looks to co-invest alongside outside operating and financial partners when considering new projects or proposals. Specific areas of interest include the office, industrial, retail, entertainment, hospitality, finance, homebuilding and senior living sectors. The Firm's geographic interest lies in areas with economic growth, capital market inefficiency and limited competition. Equity International was formed in 1999 by Sam Zell and Gary Garrabrant and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Construction, Financial Services, Leisure, Real Estate

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia/Pacific, Australia/New Zealand, Latin/South America, Middle East

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 22 1 - - - - 23
vol $130M $111M $241M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Estapar Estacionamentos 2016-08-08 111M BRL Growth Capital
São Paulo, Brazil · www.estapar.com.br
Shanghai Jingrui Properties Co. Ltd. 2013-05-09 - Trade Sale
Shanghai, China · www.jingruis.com
Brazilian Finance e Real Estate SA 2012-07-19 - Trade Sale
Andar-Centro, Brazil · www.bfre.com.br
Grupo Thá 2012-03-28 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Curitiba, Brazil · www.tha.com.br
SAMHI Hotels Pvt. Ltd 2011-11-03 130M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Gurgaon, India · www.samhi.co.in
Gafisa Sa 2011-08-02 - Trade Sale
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.gafisa.com.br
Guardeaqui Locacao de Espaco Self Storage Ltd 2011-02-16 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Lapa, Brazil · www.guardeaqui.com
Terranum Corporate Properties 2011-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bogota, Colombia · www.terranum.com
BR Malls Participaocoes SA 2010-01-20 - Unknown
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil · www.brmalls.com.br
Brazilian Finance e Real Estate SA 2009-12-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Andar-Centro, Brazil · www.bfre.com.br
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
SAMHI Hotels Pvt. Ltd 2011-11-03 Ascent Hotels Pvt. Ltd. 2016-02-09 1
Gurgaon, India · www.samhi.co.in Mumbai, India

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Real Estate 2 (25%) - 10 (43%) -
Construction 2 (25%) - 6 (26%) -
Business Services 3 (38%) 111M (46%) 3 (13%) 111M (46%)
Leisure 1 (13%) 130M (54%) 2 (9%) 130M (54%)
Financial Services - - 2 (9%) -
Total 8 $241M 23 $241M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Brazil 4 (50%) 111M (46%) 9 (39%) 111M (46%)
Mexico - - 4 (17%) -
China - - 3 (13%) -
India 1 (13%) 130M (54%) 1 (4%) 130M (54%)
United States 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Colombia 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Egypt 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Spain - - 1 (4%) -
Chile - - 1 (4%) -
Venezuela - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Cross-border 7 (88%) 241M (100%) 22 (96%) 241M (100%)
Total 8 $241M 23 $241M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (88%) 130M (54%) 16 (70%) 130M (54%)
Stake Purchase - - 4 (17%) -
Growth Capital 1 (13%) 111M (46%) 2 (9%) 111M (46%)
PIPE - - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 $241M 23 $241M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 6 (86%) -
Unknown 1 (14%) -
Total 7 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $241M
TOTAL $241M
Largest SAMHI Hotels Pvt. Ltd
$130M (2011-11-03)

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