Espiga Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Espiga Capital has acquired 1 company.

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 €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 10
Investment Size 10 25
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 14 1 1 - - - 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 - Add-on Acquisition
Barcelona, Spain · www.lekue.es
Unión de Industrias C.A. S.A. 2021-04-12 54M EUR Add-on Acquisition
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 - Public Company
Barcelona, Spain · www.invesagroup.com
Softonic International S.A. 2011-01-25 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Barcelona, Spain · www.en.softonic.com
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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 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)
13%
2 (13%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
60%
3 (60%)

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