FSN Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, FSN Capital Partners has acquired 10 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

FSN Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (12%) and retail (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (53%) and secondary buyout (28%). In total, FSN Capital Partners has invested in 6 different countries.

In the last 3 years, FSN Capital Partners has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (40%). FSN Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2012 when it sold Actic Group AB for $902M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity74
    • M&A Buy Activity51
    • M&A Sell Activity23
  • Total Sectors Invested 23
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 15
  • M&A Advisors 28

FSN Capital Partners

Birger Jarlsgatan 15,
Stockholm, 111 45
Sweden
+46 85 450 39 30
www.fsncapital.com
admin@fsncapital.com

FSN Capital is a private equity firm focused on opportunities in Scandinavia. FSN looks to make control investments in mid-sized companies valued from €50 to €300 million. FSN targets businesses with the potential to 'become international leaders'. FSN Capital was formed in 1999 and has offices in Oslo, Munich, and Stockholm.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Retail, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 50 300
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (3.4/yr) # 34 6 2 2 3 4 51
Sell (1.2/yr) # 17 2 3 - 1 - 23
vol $1.4B $137M $1.6B
  74

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ilionx 2022-12-01 - Secondary Buyout
Utrecht, Netherlands · www.ilionx.com
Bäcker Görtz GmbH 2022-09-15 - Growth Capital
Ludwigshafen, Germany · www.baeckergoertz.de
Firesafe AS 2022-05-27 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Lørenskog, Norway · www.firesafe.no
Epista Life Science 2022-05-25 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hørsholm, Denmark · www.epista.com
EET Group 2021-11-30 - Secondary Buyout
Birkerød, Denmark · www.eetgroup.com
Adragos Pharma GmbH 2021-08-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Munich, Germany · www.adragos-pharma.com
Gottfried Stiller GmbH 2021-07-08 - Secondary Buyout
Cologne, Germany · www.megabad.com
Omegapoint Group AB 2021-05-11 - Secondary Buyout
Stockholm, Sweden · www.omegapoint.se
MHP Solution Group GmbH 2020-09-03 - Secondary Buyout
Neustadt, Germany · www.mhp-solution-group.com
Handverksgruppen AS 2020-06-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Oslo, Norway · www.handverksgruppen.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 5 (23%) - 6 (12%) -
Retail - - 4 (8%) -
Consumer Services - - 3 (6%) -
Distribution 1 (5%) - 3 (6%) -
E-Commerce 3 (14%) - 3 (6%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 3 (6%) -
Healthcare Services - - 3 (6%) -
Safety/Security 3 (14%) - 3 (6%) -
Software 1 (5%) - 3 (6%) -
Building Materials 2 (9%) - 2 (4%) -
Business Services 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) -
Electronics 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) -
Machinery 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) -
Manufacturing - - 2 (4%) -
Restaurants 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) -
Automotive - - 1 (2%) -
Construction - - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Products 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Education - - 1 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (2%) -
Life Science 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Transportation - - 1 (2%) -
Utilities 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 22 - 51 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Sweden 5 (23%) - 19 (37%) -
Norway 6 (27%) - 13 (25%) -
Denmark 4 (18%) - 10 (20%) -
Germany 5 (23%) - 5 (10%) -
Netherlands 2 (9%) - 3 (6%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 6 (27%) - 13 (25%) -
Cross-border 16 (73%) - 38 (75%) -
Total 22 - 51 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 8 (36%) - 27 (53%) -
Secondary Buyout 8 (36%) - 14 (27%) -
Divestiture 2 (9%) - 3 (6%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (5%) - 3 (6%) -
Consolidation 2 (9%) - 2 (4%) -
Growth Capital 1 (5%) - 2 (4%) -
Total 22 - 51 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 9 (39%) 1.2B (78%)
Trade Sale 7 (30%) 133M (9%)
IPO 4 (17%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (9%) 214M (14%)
Stake Sale 1 (4%) -
Total 23 $1.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
5
Deloitte
4
Alantra Partners, S.A. - Investment Bank
3
Legal Deals
White & Case LLP
5
Advokatfirmaet Schjødt AS
3
Plesner Advokatpartnerselskab
3

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.5B
< $100M 1 $77M
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest Actic Group AB
$902M (2012-07-25)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
27%
14 (27%)
Strategic(s)
8%
4 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
43%
10 (43%)
Strategic(s)
39%
9 (39%)

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