Ethos Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Ethos Partners has acquired 5 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Ethos Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (30%) and consumer products (20%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and secondary buyout (30%). In total, Ethos Partners has invested in 1 US state and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2019 when it acquired Motocaddy for $34M.

In the last 3 years, Ethos Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (67%). Ethos Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold Nu-Heat UK for $42M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 2

Ethos Partners

42 Upper Berkeley Street,
London, W1H 5QL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 3752 6611
www.ethospio.com
info@ethospio.com

Ethos Partners LLP is a private investment firm formed by professionals to invest their own capital in the UK companies. The Firm looks to invest between $3 to $10 million for companies valued between $5 to $30 million and EBITDA greater than $1 million. Prospective transaction situations include management buyouts, growth financings, and recapitalizations. Ethos Partners was formed in 2017 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Media, Renewable Energy, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 1 -
Investment Size 3 10
Enterprise Value 5 30
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 3 1 1 - 2 3 10
vol $34M $34M
Sell (0.6/yr) # - - - - 3 - 3
vol $42M $42M
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Norwegian Log Buildings Ltd. 2022-09-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Berkshire, United Kingdom · www.norwegianlog.co.uk
Partnering Health Ltd. 2022-09-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Whiteley, United Kingdom · www.phlgroup.co.uk
Water Direct Ltd. 2022-03-16 - Divestiture
Essex, United Kingdom · www.water-direct.co.uk
Compliancy Services Ltd. 2021-12-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hitchin, United Kingdom · www.compliancy-services.co.uk
Doskocil Manufacturing Co., Inc. 2021-09-15 - Secondary Buyout
Arlington, Texas · www.petmate.com
People Value Ltd. 2021-03-17 - Growth Capital
Oxford, United Kingdom · www.peoplevalue.net
Miles 33 Ltd. 2021-03-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Bracknell, United Kingdom · www.miles33.com
Nu-Heat UK Ltd. 2021-02-15 42M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Devon, United Kingdom · www.nu-heat.co.uk
Motocaddy Ltd. 2019-10-22 34M GBP Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom · www.motocaddy.com
Miles 33 Ltd. 2018-11-29 - Secondary Buyout
Bracknell, United Kingdom · www.miles33.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 3 (43%) - 3 (30%) -
Consumer Products 1 (14%) 34M (100%) 2 (20%) 34M (100%)
Building Materials 1 (14%) - 1 (10%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (14%) - 1 (10%) -
Media 1 (14%) - 1 (10%) -
Renewable Energy - - 1 (10%) -
Software - - 1 (10%) -
Total 7 $34M 10 $34M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 7 (100%) 34M (100%) 9 (90%) 34M (100%)
United States - - 1 (10%) -
  Texas - - 1 (10%) -
Total 7 $34M 10 $34M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (57%) 34M (100%) 5 (50%) 34M (100%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (14%) - 3 (30%) -
Divestiture 1 (14%) - 1 (10%) -
Growth Capital 1 (14%) - 1 (10%) -
Total 7 $34M 10 $34M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (33%) 42M (100%)
Secondary Sale 1 (33%) -
Trade Sale 1 (33%) -
Total 3 $42M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Crowe LLP
1
Legal Deals
Harrison Clark Rickerbys Solicitors
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $34M
TOTAL $34M
Largest Motocaddy Ltd.
$34M (2019-10-22)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $42M
TOTAL $42M
Largest Nu-Heat UK Ltd.
$42M (2021-02-15)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
30%
3 (30%)
Strategic(s)
10%
1 (10%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
33%
1 (33%)
Strategic(s)
67%
2 (67%)

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