Ergon Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Ergon Capital Partners has acquired 5 companies. It has also invested in 5 others.

Ergon Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (9%) and life science (6%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (36%) and secondary buyout (36%). In total, Ergon Capital Partners has invested in 7 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Aliplast NV for $485M.

In the last 3 years, Ergon Capital Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (79%). Ergon Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold Joris Ide Group for $355M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity48
    • M&A Buy Activity34
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 25
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 9

Ergon Capital Partners

Strassen (Luxembourg),
19-21 Route d'Arlon, L-8009
Luxembourg
+352 20 6004 2622
www.ergoncapital.com
info@ergoncapital.com

Ergon Capital Partners is a generalist private equity firm that invests in middle-market companies throughout the Benelux, Italy, Iberia, France, and Switzerland. Ergon looks to invest €25 to €75 million in businesses with sustainable competitive advantages and operating in 'attractive' niche markets. The Firm was formed in 2005 and is based in Luxembourg.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Food, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Media, Medical Products, Publishing, Restaurants, Safety/Security, Software, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 25 75
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 22 2 4 3 1 2 34
vol $1.1B $1.1B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 11 - 1 1 1 - 14
vol $558M $558M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
360 Padel Group 2022-07-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Madrid, Spain · www.360padelgroup.com
Satlink S.L. 2022-01-04 - Secondary Buyout
Madrid, Spain · www.satlink.es
Palex Medical SA 2021-10-20 - Secondary Buyout
Barcelona, Spain · www.palexmedical.com
Summa NV 2021-07-07 - Secondary Buyout
Gistel, Belgium · www.summa.com
Keesing Media Group B.V. 2020-11-13 - Secondary Buyout
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.keesing.com
Telenco 2020-06-23 - Growth Capital
Moirans, France · www.telenco.com
Sofico NV 2020-03-06 - Growth Capital
Zwijnaarde, Belgium · www.sofico.global
CompaNanny B.V. 2020-02-01 - Stake Purchase
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.compananny.com
Palex Medical SA 2019-12-13 - Secondary Buyout
Barcelona, Spain · www.palexmedical.com
Looping Group SA 2019-10-14 - Secondary Buyout
Saint-Malo, France · www.looping-group.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
SVT Group 2017-11-27 Odice SAS 2020-09-21 2
Seevetal, Germany · www.svt.de Marly, France · www.odice.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing - - 3 (9%) 423M (39%)
Building Materials - - 2 (6%) 485M (45%)
Publishing - - 2 (6%) 169M (16%)
Distribution 1 (7%) - 2 (6%) -
Food 2 (13%) - 2 (6%) -
Furniture 1 (7%) - 2 (6%) -
Life Science - - 2 (6%) -
Retail - - 2 (6%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (3%) -
Automotive 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Business Services - - 1 (3%) -
Communications 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Products 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Services 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Education - - 1 (3%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Leisure - - 1 (3%) -
Machinery 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Media - - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (3%) -
Restaurants 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Safety/Security 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Software 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Staffing 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 15 - 34 $1.1B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Belgium 3 (20%) - 10 (29%) 485M (45%)
Italy 2 (13%) - 7 (21%) 423M (39%)
Spain 3 (20%) - 5 (15%) -
Germany 3 (20%) - 4 (12%) -
France 2 (13%) - 4 (12%) -
Netherlands 2 (13%) - 3 (9%) 169M (16%)
Luxembourg - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 3 (20%) - 10 (29%) 485M (45%)
Cross-border 12 (80%) - 24 (71%) 592M (55%)
Total 15 - 34 $1.1B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (13%) - 12 (35%) 592M (55%)
Secondary Buyout 7 (47%) - 12 (35%) 485M (45%)
Growth Capital 5 (33%) - 6 (18%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (7%) - 3 (9%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (3%) -
Total 15 - 34 $1.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 11 (79%) 203M (36%)
Unknown 2 (14%) -
Trade Sale 1 (7%) 355M (64%)
Total 14 $558M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Leonardo & Co.
2
AZ Capital
1
Lazard Ltd.
1
Legal Deals
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
2
Clifford Chance LLP
1
Pavia e Ansaldo
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $1.1B
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest Aliplast NV
$485M (2007-03-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $558M
TOTAL $558M
Largest Joris Ide Group
$355M (2015-01-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
35%
12 (35%)
Strategic(s)
3%
1 (3%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
79%
11 (79%)
Strategic(s)
7%
1 (7%)

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