Fairford Holdings Europe Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Fairford Holdings Europe has acquired 1 company.

Fairford Holdings Europe’s most common sectors for investment are aerospace (8%) and automotive (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (70%) and stake purchase (24%). In total, Fairford Holdings Europe has invested in 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Fairford Holdings Europe has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Fairford Holdings Europe

Kungsgatan 33, 6th Floor, Box 7146,
Stockholm, 103 87
Sweden
+46-8-68 40 72 00
www.fairfordholdings.com
europe@fairfordholdings.com

Fairford Holdings Group Europe is a private investment and holding company focused on acquiring and developing mid-sized companies in the UK and Sweden.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Automotive, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Services, Electrical Equipment, Forest Products, Insurance, Leisure, Metals/Mining, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 50 150
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of SEK

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 12 - 1 - - - 13
Sell (0.4/yr) # - 1 - - 1 - 2
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
DestinationSkin 2019-05-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Swindon, United Kingdom · www.destinationskin.com
Life Europe AB 2017-10-26 - Secondary Buyout
Kista, Sweden · www.lifebutiken.se
Safegate International AB 2016-02-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Malmö, Sweden · www.safegate.com
AP&T AB 2009-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Tranemo, Sweden · www.aptgroup.com
Ergofast AB 2006-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Kungaelv, Sweden · www.ergofast.se
PanLink AB 2006-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Malmö, Sweden · www.panlink.se
Kpaca Ltd. (DM Distributions Ltd.) 2006-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Leeds, United Kingdom · www.greatlengths.com
DestinationSkin 2005-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Swindon, United Kingdom · www.destinationskin.com
GlobalView Systems Ltd. 2005-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hull, United Kingdom · www.globalviewsystems.co.uk
Home House Ltd. 2004-01-01 - Stake Purchase
London, United Kingdom · www.homehouse.co.uk
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
TransLink Holding AB 1997-01-01 STS Sydhamnens Trailer Service AB 2009-12-14 1
Kilafors, Sweden · www.translink.se Helsingborg, Sweden · www2.ststrailerservice.se

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Aerospace - - 1 (8%) -
Automotive 1 (10%) - 1 (8%) -
Chemicals 1 (10%) - 1 (8%) -
Consumer Services 1 (10%) - 1 (8%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (10%) - 1 (8%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (8%) -
Insurance - - 1 (8%) -
Leisure 1 (10%) - 1 (8%) -
Manufacturing 1 (10%) - 1 (8%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (10%) - 1 (8%) -
Plastics 1 (10%) - 1 (8%) -
Retail 1 (10%) - 1 (8%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (10%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 10 - 13 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Sweden 7 (70%) - 9 (69%) -
United Kingdom 3 (30%) - 4 (31%) -
Total 10 - 13 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (70%) - 9 (69%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (20%) - 3 (23%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (10%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 10 - 13 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 2 (100%) -
Total 2 -

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%

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