GEF Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, GEF Capital Partners has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 7 others.

GEF Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment arerenewable energy (16%) and agriculture (11%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (37%) and growth capital (37%). In total, GEF Capital Partners has invested in 7 US states and 4 different countries.

In the last 3 years, GEF Capital Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity22
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 1

GEF Capital Partners

GEF Capital Partners LLC

Leopoldo Couto de Magalhães Jr., 1098 – Cj. 91,
São Paulo, SP 04542-0
Brazil
+55 11 3073 0444
www.gefcapital.com
contact@gefcapital.com

GEF Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in growth-oriented 'sustainable' businesses. This includes operating companies that enable clean energy or improve energy efficiency, that are reducing the amount of waste, that build products using fewer or more efficient materials, or that take action to improve the quality and conservation of land. GEF Capital Partners was formed in 2018 and is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Electrical Equipment, Environmental, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Renewable Energy, Utilities

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Central Asia/India, Latin/South America

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.6/yr) # 6 3 4 3 2 1 19
Sell (0.6/yr) # - - - 2 1 - 3
  22

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Next Step Energy Solutions 2024-01-17 - Growth Capital
Littleton, Colorado · www.nextstepenergysolutions.com
ENC Energy Group 2023-06-05 - Trade Sale
Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal · www.encenergy.com
Murf Electric Bikes 2023-01-25 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
San Clemente, California · www.murfelectricbikes.com
Hero Motors Ltd. 2023-01-06 - Growth Capital
Dadri, India · www.heromotors.com
Automalogica 2022-08-30 - Growth Capital
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.automalogica.com.br
Lifecycle Renewables, Inc. 2022-06-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Tewksbury, Massachusetts · www.lifecyclerenewables.com
HCC Solar Energy 2022-06-30 - Stake Purchase
Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil · www.hccenergiasolar.com.br
Prince Pipes And Fittings Ltd. 2022-05-02 - Stake Sale
Mumbai, India · www.princepipes.com
Blue Source LLC 2022-02-23 - Merger
Salt Lake City, Utah · www.bluesource.com
Clean Medical 2021-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.cleanmedical.com-br
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Renewable Energy 3 (19%) - 3 (16%) -
Agriculture 2 (13%) - 2 (11%) -
Business Services 2 (13%) - 2 (11%) -
Consumer Products 2 (13%) - 2 (11%) -
Environmental 1 (6%) - 2 (11%) -
Information Technology 2 (13%) - 2 (11%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (13%) - 2 (11%) -
Automotive 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (5%) -
Chemicals 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 1 (5%) -
Total 16 - 19 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 7 (44%) - 8 (42%) -
  South Carolina 2 (13%) - 2 (11%) -
  District of Columbia 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
  Colorado 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
  California 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
  Arizona 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
  Utah - - 1 (5%) -
Brazil 5 (31%) - 5 (26%) -
India 4 (25%) - 5 (26%) -
Portugal - - 1 (5%) -
Total 16 - 19 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 6 (38%) - 7 (37%) -
Growth Capital 6 (38%) - 7 (37%) -
Stake Purchase 3 (19%) - 4 (21%) -
Divestiture 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 16 - 19 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Merger 1 (33%) -
Stake Sale 1 (33%) -
Trade Sale 1 (33%) -
Total 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Goodwin Procter
2

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
5%
1 (5%)
Strategic(s)
5%
1 (5%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
67%
2 (67%)

FAQ

When was GEF Capital Partners founded?

GEF Capital Partners was founded in 2018.

What type of investor is GEF Capital Partners?

GEF Capital Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is GEF Capital Partners headquartered?

GEF Capital Partners is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil.

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