M&A Deal Summary

G4S Acquires Instalarme Industria E Comercio

On June 8, 2010, G4S plc acquired software company Instalarme Industria E Comercio Ltda from Axxon Group for 24M GBP

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is G4S’s 1st transaction in the Software sector.
  • This is G4S’s 5th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is G4S’s 1st transaction in Brazil.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2010-06-08
Target Instalarme Industria E Comercio Ltda
Sector Software
Buyer(s) G4S plc
Sellers(s) Axxon Group
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 24M GBP

Target

Instalarme Industria E Comercio Ltda

Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Instalarme Industria E Comercio Ltda manufactures, installs, and repairs electronic security equipment, also offering monitoring and prompt response services, with a primary focus on the banking industry.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

G4S plc

London, United Kingdom

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Category Company
Founded 1901
SectorSafety/Security
Employees550
Revenue 7.8B GBP (2019)
DESCRIPTION

G4S is a global, integrated security company, specializing in the provision of security services and solutions to customers. Its mission is to create material, sustainable value for customers and shareholders by being the supply partner of choice in all of the markets. G4S was formed in 1901 and is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 21 of 31
Sector (Software) 1 of 2
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 20 of 28
Country (Brazil) 1 of 2
Year (2010) 3 of 6
Size (of disclosed) 5 of 12
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-01-04 G4S NSSC, Inc.

Willowbrook, Illinois, United States

NSSC is a risk consulting and security solutions firm that specializes in evaluation and assessment, design engineering, installation and testing of security systems internationally for critical corporate and national infrastructure.

Buy $22M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-09-01 Skycom (Pty) Ltd.

Durban, South Africa

Skycom (Pty) Ltd. it provides security software system to access control, time, and risk management solutions for blue-chip companies.

Buy -

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Axxon Group

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2001
PE ASSETS 700M USD
SizeMiddle-Market
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Axxon Group is a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions of and investments in small and mid-sized Brazilian companies. Axxon targets control and minority positions in high-quality businesses with significant growth potential. The Firm has a special interest in family-owned businesses. Axxon looks to commit $25 to $60 million per transaction. Axxon Group was formed in 2001 and is based in Rio de Janeiro.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 3
Sector (Software) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 2 of 2
Country (Brazil) 2 of 2
Year (2010) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-04-14 Mills Estruturas e Servicos de Engenharia SA

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Mills Estruturas e Servicos de Engenharia SA is an operator of construction business. Mills was founded in 1952 and is based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-12-03 BR Marinas S.A.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

BR Marinas is the marina operator in Brazil.

Buy -