Espiga Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Espiga Capital’s most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (32%) and chemicals (19%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (82%) and secondary buyout (13%).

In the last 3 years, Espiga Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (60%). Espiga Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold Unión de Industrias C.A. S.A. for $54M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity16
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 1

Espiga Capital

C/ Montalbán 5, bajo izda,
Madrid, 28014
Spain
+34 915 317 277
www.espiga.com
contact@espiga.com

Espiga Capital is a private investment firm focused on acquiring and investing in small and medium-sized companies in Spain and Portugal. The Firm will consider a variety of investment situations including family-owned companies, corporate divestitures, management buyouts, and growth capital financings. Espiga Capital looks to commit €10 to €25 million per transaction. Espiga Capital was formed in 1998 and is based in Madrid.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Manufacturing, Safety/Security, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 -
Target EBITDA 2 10
Investment Size 10 25
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 16 - - - - - 16
Sell (0.4/yr) # 3 - 2 - - - 5
vol $54M $54M
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Lékué S.A. 2021-12-15 - Trade Sale
Barcelona, Spain · www.lekue.es
Unión de Industrias C.A. S.A. 2021-04-12 54M EUR Trade Sale
Corella, Spain · www.unicamezclas.com
Siliconas Silam S.A. 2019-09-19 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Zumaia, Spain · www.silam.com
Tubing Food S.L. 2018-01-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Barcelona, Spain · www.tubingfood.es
Unión de Industrias C.A. S.A. 2016-09-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Corella, Spain · www.unicamezclas.com
Cintas Adhesivas Ubis S.A. 2015-07-14 - Stake Purchase
Hernani, Spain · www.ubis.es
Enjoy Wellness S.L. 2015-02-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Madrid, Spain · wwwenjoy.es
Softonic International S.A. 2013-02-01 - Secondary Sale
Barcelona, Spain · www.en.softonic.com
Industrial Veterinaria, S.A. 2012-07-20 - Trade Sale
Barcelona, Spain · www.invesagroup.com
Softonic International S.A. 2011-01-25 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Barcelona, Spain · www.en.softonic.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 1 (25%) - 5 (31%) -
Chemicals 1 (25%) - 3 (19%) -
Marketing - - 2 (13%) -
Business Services - - 1 (6%) -
Communications - - 1 (6%) -
Consumer Services 1 (25%) - 1 (6%) -
Distribution 1 (25%) - 1 (6%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (6%) -
Software - - 1 (6%) -
Total 4 - 16 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Spain 4 (100%) - 16 (100%) -
Total 4 - 16 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (75%) - 13 (81%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 2 (13%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (25%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 4 - 16 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (40%) 54M (100%)
Trade Sale 2 (40%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (20%) -
Total 5 $54M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
White & Case
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $54M
TOTAL $54M
Largest Unión de Industrias C.A. S.A.
$54M (2021-04-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
13%
2 (13%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
60%
3 (60%)

FAQ

When was Espiga Capital founded?

Espiga Capital was founded in 1998.

What type of investor is Espiga Capital?

Espiga Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Espiga Capital headquartered?

Espiga Capital is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

How much capital does Espiga Capital have under management?

Espiga Capital has 140M EUR under management.

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