FL Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

FL Partners’ most common sectors for investment arefurniture (20%) and information services (20%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (80%) and stake purchase (20%). In total, FL Partners has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Spotlight Sports Group for $254M.

In the last 3 years, FL Partners has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

FL Partners

51 Dawson St,
Dublin, 2
Ireland
+353 (0)1 603 5000
www.flpartners.ie
info@flpartners.ie

FL Partners is an Irish investment firm focused on mid-sized businesses. FL is a generalist investor and targets companies valued between €25 and €500 million. The Firm will consider opportunities across the UK, Europe, and the US. FL Partners was formed in 2006 and is based in Dublin.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Distribution, Manufacturing, Marine, Media, Publishing

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Scandinavia, Middle East

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 25 500
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $292M $292M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 - - - 1 - 4
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Kaymed Ltd 2021-06-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Dublin, Ireland · www.kaymed.co.uk
Spotlight Sports Group 2016-08-30 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.spotlightsportsgroup.com
Sunseeker International Ltd. 2013-06-19 - Trade Sale
Dublin, Ireland · www.sunseeker.ie
ATA Group 2013-03-01 - Secondary Buyout
Cavan, Ireland · www.atagroup.co
Sunseeker International Ltd. 2010-06-02 38M GBP Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Dublin, Ireland · www.sunseeker.ie
UTV Media plc 2008-09-15 - Stake Purchase
Belfast, United Kingdom · www.utvmedia.com
ATA Group 2008-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Cavan, Ireland · www.atagroup.co
Kaymed Ltd 2007-05-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Dublin, Ireland · www.kaymed.co.uk
Spotlight Sports Group 2007-01-01 254M GBP Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
London, United Kingdom · www.spotlightsportsgroup.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Services - - 1 (20%) 254M (87%)
Marine - - 1 (20%) 38M (13%)
Furniture - - 1 (20%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (20%) -
Media - - 1 (20%) -
Total - - 5 $292M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Ireland - - 3 (60%) 38M (13%)
United Kingdom - - 2 (40%) 254M (87%)
Domestic - - 3 (60%) 38M (13%)
Cross-border - - 2 (40%) 254M (87%)
Total - - 5 $292M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 4 (80%) 292M (100%)
Stake Purchase - - 1 (20%) -
Total - - 5 $292M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (50%) -
Trade Sale 1 (25%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (25%) -
Total 4 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $254M
< $100M 1 $38M
TOTAL $292M
Largest Spotlight Sports Group
$254M (2007-01-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
2 (50%)
Strategic(s)
25%
1 (25%)

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