Eurazeo PME Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Eurazeo PME has acquired 2 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

Eurazeo PME’s most common sectors for investment are business services (7%) and chemicals (7%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (44%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (32%). In total, Eurazeo PME has invested in 4 US states and 9 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 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (62%). Eurazeo PME’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2005 when it sold Terreal SAS for $969M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity62
    • M&A Buy Activity44
    • M&A Sell Activity18
  • Total Sectors Invested 27
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 8

Eurazeo PME

1 rue Georges Berger,
Paris, 75017
France,
+33 1 53 83 81 60
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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (3.0/yr) # 29 5 4 2 4 - 44
vol $5.8B $113M $680M $63M $6.6B
Sell (1.2/yr) # 12 1 2 2 1 - 18
vol $2.2B $2.2B
  62

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Herschel Supply Co. Ltd. 2019-10-31 - Growth Capital
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.herschel.com
Elemica, Inc. 2019-08-02 - Secondary Buyout
Wayne, Pennsylvania · www.elemica.com
Leon de Bruxelles SA 2019-07-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France · www.leon-de-bruxelles.fr
Emerige SA 2019-07-23 - Stake Purchase
Paris, France · www.emerige.com
Dutch Ophthalmic Research Center (International) B.V. 2019-03-13 - Secondary Buyout
Zuidland, Netherlands · www.dorc.eu
Efeso Consulting 2018-11-19 63M EUR Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.efeso.com
Asmodee Group 2018-07-20 - Secondary Buyout
Guyancourt, France · www.corporate.asmodee.com
Odealim 2018-07-16 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.odealim.com
Pat McGrath Labs 2018-07-16 - Growth Capital
Santa Clara, California · www.patmcgrath.com
NEST Fragrances LLC 2017-11-30 - Secondary Buyout
New York, New York · www.nestfragrances.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Efeso Consulting 2018-11-19 FibonacciLab 2019-10-11 2
Paris, France · www.efeso.com Fribourg, Switzerland · www.fibonaccilab.ch
Efeso Consulting 2018-11-19 ROI Management Consulting AG 2019-07-12 1
Paris, France · www.efeso.com Munich, Germany · www.roi-international.com
Orolia SA 2016-02-11 Skydel Solutions 2019-03-27 2
Valbonne Sophia-Antipolis, France · www.orolia.com Montreal, Quebec · www.skydelsolutions.com
Doctolib 2017-11-28 MonDocteur SAS 2018-07-12 1
Paris, France · www.doctolib.fr Paris, France · www.mondocteur.fr
Novacap SAS 2016-03-21 PCI Synthesis, Inc. 2018-06-20 2
Cedex, France · www.novacap.eu Newburyport, Massachusetts · www.pcisynthesis.com
Fintrax Group 2015-11-23 Planet Payment, Inc. 2017-10-26 2
Ballinahown, Ireland · www.fintrax.com Long Beach, New York · www.planetpayment.com
Novacap SAS 2016-03-21 Chemoxy International Ltd. 2017-07-22 1
Cedex, France · www.novacap.eu Middlesbrough, United Kingdom · www.chemoxy.com
Orolia SA 2016-02-11 Netwave Systems B.V 2017-04-03 1
Valbonne Sophia-Antipolis, France · www.orolia.com Zoetermeer, Netherlands · www.netwavesystems.com
Flash Europe International S.A. 2015-07-31 EF-Express Logistik 2017-02-01 1
Luxembourg, Luxembourg · www.flash-europe.com Mannheim, Germany · www.ef-express.de
Fintrax Group 2015-11-23 GB TaxFree Ltd. 2017-01-02 1
Ballinahown, Ireland · www.fintrax.com Chesham, United Kingdom · www.gbtaxfree.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 2 (8%) 722M (42%) 3 (7%) 722M (11%)
Consumer Products 3 (12%) 197M (11%) 3 (7%) 197M (3%)
Information Technology 2 (8%) 113M (6%) 3 (7%) 113M (2%)
Chemicals 1 (4%) - 3 (7%) -
Education 3 (12%) - 3 (7%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (4%) - 2 (5%) 2.3B (34%)
Real Estate 1 (4%) - 2 (5%) 1.1B (17%)
Internet Software and Services 2 (8%) 680M (39%) 2 (5%) 680M (10%)
Retail 1 (4%) - 2 (5%) 471M (7%)
Life Science - - 2 (5%) -
Manufacturing 2 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Medical Products 2 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (2%) 451M (7%)
Leisure - - 1 (2%) 434M (7%)
Digital Media - - 1 (2%) 161M (2%)
Electrical Equipment 1 (4%) 25M (1%) 1 (2%) 25M (< 1%)
Consumer Services - - 1 (2%) -
Distribution 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Electronics - - 1 (2%) -
Food 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Franchising 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Insurance - - 1 (2%) -
Packaging - - 1 (2%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (2%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Transportation 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 26 $1.7B 44 $6.6B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 15 (58%) 398M (23%) 30 (68%) 4.8B (73%)
United States 5 (19%) 680M (39%) 5 (11%) 680M (10%)
  Virginia 2 (8%) 680M (39%) 2 (5%) 680M (10%)
  Pennsylvania 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  New York 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  California 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Switzerland 2 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Netherlands 1 (4%) - 2 (5%) -
Ireland 1 (4%) 659M (38%) 1 (2%) 659M (10%)
Canada 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  British Columbia 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Luxembourg 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Italy - - 1 (2%) 471M (7%)
United Kingdom - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 15 (58%) 398M (23%) 30 (68%) 4.8B (73%)
Cross-border 11 (42%) 1.3B (77%) 14 (32%) 1.8B (27%)
Total 26 $1.7B 44 $6.6B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 13 (50%) 944M (54%) 19 (43%) 2.0B (30%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (19%) 680M (39%) 14 (32%) 2.3B (34%)
Growth Capital 3 (12%) - 4 (9%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (8%) - 3 (7%) -
Divestiture 2 (8%) - 2 (5%) -
Add-on Acquisition - - 1 (2%) 2.3B (34%)
Going Private 1 (4%) 113M (6%) 1 (2%) 113M (2%)
Total 26 $1.7B 44 $6.6B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 12 (67%) 2.2B (100%)
Trade Sale 3 (17%) -
IPO 2 (11%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (6%) -
Total 18 $2.2B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Lazard Ltd.
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
1
Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier Avocats
1
Goodwin Procter LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $3.4B
$100M to $1B 8 $3.2B
< $100M 2 $88M
TOTAL $6.6B
Largest Elis SA
$2.3B (2007-10-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $2.2B
TOTAL $2.2B
Largest Terreal SAS
$969M (2005-07-31)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
92%
23 92%
Strategic(s)
8%
2 8%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
81%
17 81%
Strategic(s)
19%
4 19%