Eurazeo PME Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Eurazeo PME has acquired 14 companies. It has also invested in 6 others.

Eurazeo PME’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (11%) and consumer products (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (42%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (33%). In total, Eurazeo PME has invested in 8 US states and 11 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Elis SA for $2.3B.

In the last 3 years, Eurazeo PME has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (59%). Eurazeo PME’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2022 when it sold Reden Solar for $2.8B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity91
    • M&A Buy Activity67
    • M&A Sell Activity24
  • Total Sectors Invested 35
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 27
  • M&A Advisors 11

Eurazeo PME

1 rue Georges Berger,
Paris, 75017
France
+33 01 44 15 01 11
www.eurazeo-pme.com
contact@eurazeo-pme.com

Eurazeo PME, formerly known as OFI Private Equity Capital. Eurazeo PME invests equity and mezzanine capital in secondary buyout transactions of unlisted French companies. The Firm looks for opportunities valued between €50 and €200 million. Areas of interest include chemicals, financial services, consumer services, retail, manufacturing, distribution, and life science. Eurazeo PME was formed in 1997 and is based in Paris.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electronics, Financial Services, Franchising, Life Science, Manufacturing, Packaging, Restaurants, Retail, Test/Measurement Equipment

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 50 200
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (4.8/yr) # 43 4 4 4 7 5 67
vol $7.0B $63M $605M $7.7B
Sell (1.8/yr) # 15 2 1 1 3 2 24
vol $2.2B $924M $3.0B $6.1B
  91

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
NeoXam 2022-11-21 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.neoxam.com
NEST New York 2022-11-07 200M USD Secondary Buyout
New York, New York · www.nestfragrances.com
SEVETYS 2022-06-27 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paris, France · www.sevetys.fr
NM Beauty Industries B.V. 2022-04-21 - Growth Capital
Almere, Netherlands · www.gisou.com
Reden Solar 2022-03-07 2.8B EUR Secondary Buyout
Roquefort-sur-Soulzon, France · www.reden.solar
Cranial Technologies, Inc. 2022-01-26 - Secondary Buyout
Tempe, Arizona · www.cranialtech.com
Ikaros Solar NV 2022-01-13 - Secondary Buyout
Schoten, Belgium · www.ikaros-solar.eu
Orolia SA 2021-12-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Les Ulis, France · www.orolia.com
Beekman 1802, Inc. 2021-12-03 92M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Schenectady, New York · www.beekman1802.com
Scaled Agile, Inc. 2021-11-15 - Secondary Buyout
Boulder, Colorado · www.scaledagile.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
2 Ride Holding Co. 2018-07-19 Troy Lee Designs LLC 2022-03-17 2
Marseille, France · www.shark-helmets.com Corona, California · www.troyleedesigns.com
Questel SAS 2018-04-05 Novum IP GmbH & Co. KG 2021-03-08 4
Paris, France · www.questel.com Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.novumip.com
UTAC Holding 2020-07-30 Millbrook Proving Ground Ltd. 2021-02-02 1
Montlhéry, France · www.utacceram.com Bedford, United Kingdom · www.millbrook.co.uk
Questel SAS 2018-04-05 MultiLing Corp. 2018-10-01 3
Paris, France · www.questel.com Provo, Utah · www.multiling.com
Seqens SAS 2016-03-21 Chemoxy International Ltd. 2017-07-22 2
Ecully, France · www.seqens.com Middlesbrough, United Kingdom · www.chemoxy.com
Flash Europe International S.A. 2015-07-31 Biologistic 2016-07-20 1
Luxembourg, Luxembourg · www.flash-europe.com Metz, France
DESSANGE International SA 2008-07-01 COIFF'Idis s.a. 2016-01-29 2
Paris, France · www.dessange-international.com Darnétal, France · www.coiffidis.fr
Vignal Systems SA 2014-02-05 ABL Lights, Inc. 2014-04-17 1
Vénissieux, France · www.vignal-systems.com Mosinee, Wisconsin · www.abllights.com
Peters Surgical SAS 2013-06-25 Vitalitec International SA 2014-03-28 3
ZI Les, France · www.peters-surgical.com Domalain, France
DESSANGE International SA 2008-07-01 Fantastic Sams International Corp. 2012-01-18 1
Paris, France · www.dessange-international.com Beverly, Massachusetts · www.fantasticsams.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 6 (14%) 186M (9%) 7 (10%) 186M (2%)
Consumer Products 6 (14%) 92M (5%) 6 (9%) 92M (1%)
Chemicals 1 (2%) - 4 (6%) 456M (6%)
Consumer Services 1 (2%) - 3 (4%) 197M (3%)
Business Services 2 (5%) 63M (3%) 3 (4%) 63M (1%)
Education 3 (7%) - 3 (4%) -
Medical Products 2 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (2%) - 2 (3%) 2.3B (29%)
Real Estate 1 (2%) - 2 (3%) 1.1B (15%)
Internet Software and Services 2 (5%) 680M (33%) 2 (3%) 680M (9%)
Retail 1 (2%) - 2 (3%) 471M (6%)
Insurance 1 (2%) 327M (16%) 2 (3%) 327M (4%)
Healthcare Services 2 (5%) - 2 (3%) -
Life Science - - 2 (3%) -
Manufacturing 1 (2%) - 2 (3%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (2%) - 2 (3%) -
Software 2 (5%) - 2 (3%) -
Financial Services 1 (2%) 659M (32%) 1 (1%) 659M (9%)
Building Materials - - 1 (1%) 451M (6%)
Leisure - - 1 (1%) 434M (6%)
Digital Media - - 1 (1%) 161M (2%)
Aerospace - - 1 (1%) 113M (1%)
Electrical Equipment 1 (2%) 25M (1%) 1 (1%) 25M (< 1%)
Automotive 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Beverages 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Distribution 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
E-Commerce 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Electronics - - 1 (1%) -
Food 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Franchising 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Marketing - - 1 (1%) -
Packaging - - 1 (1%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Transportation 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 42 $2.0B 67 $7.7B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 22 (52%) 601M (30%) 42 (63%) 5.3B (69%)
United States 11 (26%) 772M (38%) 12 (18%) 772M (10%)
  New York 3 (7%) 92M (5%) 3 (4%) 92M (1%)
  Virginia 2 (5%) 680M (33%) 3 (4%) 680M (9%)
  Texas 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Colorado 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  California 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Arizona 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Switzerland 3 (7%) - 3 (4%) -
Netherlands 2 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
Ireland 1 (2%) 659M (32%) 1 (1%) 659M (9%)
Canada 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  British Columbia 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Belgium 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Luxembourg 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Italy - - 1 (1%) 471M (6%)
Spain - - 1 (1%) 456M (6%)
United Kingdom - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 22 (52%) 601M (30%) 42 (63%) 5.3B (69%)
Cross-border 20 (48%) 1.4B (70%) 25 (37%) 2.4B (31%)
Total 42 $2.0B 67 $7.7B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 19 (45%) 933M (46%) 28 (42%) 2.7B (34%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 11 (26%) 1.1B (54%) 22 (33%) 2.7B (35%)
Growth Capital 6 (14%) - 8 (12%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
Going Private 1 (2%) - 2 (3%) 113M (1%)
Divestiture 2 (5%) - 2 (3%) -
Add-on Acquisition - - 1 (1%) 2.3B (29%)
Venture 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 42 $2.0B 67 $7.7B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 15 (63%) 5.2B (85%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (13%) 924M (15%)
Trade Sale 3 (13%) -
IPO 2 (8%) -
Stake Sale 1 (4%) -
Total 24 $6.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Harris Williams & Co.
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Lazard Ltd.
1
Legal Deals
White & Case LLP
1
Latham & Watkins
1
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $3.4B
$100M to $1B 11 $4.1B
< $100M 3 $180M
TOTAL $7.7B
Largest Elis SA
$2.3B (2007-10-01)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.8B
$100M to $1B 6 $3.3B
TOTAL $6.1B
Largest Reden Solar
$2.8B (2022-03-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
42%
28 (42%)
Strategic(s)
3%
2 (3%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
58%
14 (58%)
Strategic(s)
29%
7 (29%)

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