Espiga Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Espiga Capital’s most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (31%) and chemicals (24%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (77%) and secondary buyout (16%).

In the last 3 years, Espiga Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). 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 Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 1

Espiga Capital

Montalbán 5, bajo izdaq,
Madrid, 28014
Spain
+34 91 531 72 77
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 €8 to €20 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 -
Investment Size 8 20
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 13 - - - - - 13
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 - - - - 1 4
vol $54M $54M
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Unión de Industrias C.A. S.A. 2021-04-12 54M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Corella, Spain · www.unicamezclas.com
Unión de Industrias C.A. S.A. 2016-09-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Corella, Spain · www.unicamezclas.com
Cintas Adhesivas Ubis SA 2015-07-14 - Stake Purchase
Hernani, Spain · www.ubis.es
Softonic International S.L 2013-02-01 - Secondary Buyout
Barcelona, Spain · www.en.softonic.com
Industrial Veterinaria, S.A. 2012-07-20 - Trade Sale - Public Company
Barcelona, Spain · www.invesagroup.com
Softonic International S.L 2011-01-25 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Barcelona, Spain · www.en.softonic.com
Ydilo Advanced Voice Solutions S.A. 2009-10-20 - Secondary Buyout
Madrid, Spain · www.ydilo.com
Pool De Creaciones Publicitarias S.L. 2007-10-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Madrid, Spain · www.espiga.com
M30 2007-07-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
, Spain · www.m30stands.com
Undesa 2007-06-05 - Add-on Acquisition
, Spain
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 1 (20%) - 4 (31%) -
Chemicals 1 (20%) - 3 (23%) -
Business Services 1 (20%) - 2 (15%) -
Communications 2 (40%) - 2 (15%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (8%) -
Software - - 1 (8%) -
Total 5 - 13 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Spain 5 (100%) - 13 (100%) -
Total 5 - 13 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (60%) - 10 (77%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (20%) - 2 (15%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (20%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 5 - 13 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (50%) 54M (100%)
Secondary Sale 1 (25%) -
Trade Sale 1 (25%) -
Total 4 $54M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
White & Case LLP
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)
15%
2 (15%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
50%
2 (50%)

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