GP Investments Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

GP Investments’ most common sectors for investment areconsumer products (20%) and real estate (20%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include stake purchase (30%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (20%). In total, GP Investments has invested in 3 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2016 when it acquired Corelle Brands for $566M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (28%). GP Investments’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Sascar Tecnologia Automotiva S/A for $586M.

Join Mergr to view GP Investments’ full profile and discover more mega-sized private equity firm investors just like it.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 4

GP Investments

Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima 4055, 8th floor,
Sao Paulo, 04538-030
Brazil
+55 11 3556 5505
www.gp-investments.com
ir@gp-investments.com

GP Investments is a publicly-traded private equity group that targets opportunities in Latin/South America. GP targets mature businesses in traditional industries with revenues greater than $60 million (US). Prospective transaction situations include consolidations, non-core divestitures, acquisitions of family-owned businesses, recapitalizations, and restructurings. The Firm prefers control positions when pursuing transactions. GP will not invest in start-ups and avoids tech-related or biotech companies. GP was formed in 1993 and has offices in Bermuda and Sao Paulo, Brazil.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Education, Energy Services and Equipment, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Real Estate, Restaurants, Retail, Software, Staffing, Transportation, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Special Situations/Distressed, PIPE

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 60 -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $566M $566M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 11 - - - - - 11
vol $586M $586M
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Brazil Hospitality Group 2018-09-24 - Stake Sale
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil · www.bhg.net
Rimini Street, Inc. 2017-05-16 - PIPE
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.riministreet.com
Corelle Brands LLC 2017-04-03 - Secondary Sale
Rosemont, Illinois · www.corellebrands.com
Magnesitas Refratarios S.A 2016-10-27 - Merger
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.grupomagnesita.com.br/en/home
Corelle Brands LLC 2016-04-19 566M USD Secondary Buyout
Rosemont, Illinois · www.corellebrands.com
BR Towers S.A. 2014-06-15 - Trade Sale
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.brtowers.com.br
Sascar Tecnologia Automotiva S/A 2014-06-09 586M EUR Trade Sale
Santana de Parnaíba, Brazil · www.sascar.com.br
Fogo Hospitality, Inc. 2012-05-09 - Secondary Sale
Dallas, Texas · www.fogodechao.com
BR Properties SA 2012-04-01 - Stake Sale
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.brpr.com.br
Sascar Tecnologia Automotiva S/A 2011-03-01 - Stake Purchase
Santana de Parnaíba, Brazil · www.sascar.com.br
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Lacteos Brasil S.A 2010-12-23 LeitBom 2010-12-23 1
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.lbr-lacteosbrasil.com.br Morrinhos, Brazil · www.leitbom.com.br

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products - - 2 (20%) 566M (100%)
Real Estate - - 2 (20%) -
Food 1 (50%) - 1 (10%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (10%) -
Leisure - - 1 (10%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (10%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (10%) -
Software 1 (50%) - 1 (10%) -
Total 2 - 10 $566M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Brazil 1 (50%) - 7 (70%) -
United States 1 (50%) - 3 (30%) 566M (100%)
  Nevada 1 (50%) - 1 (10%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (10%) 566M (100%)
  Texas - - 1 (10%) -
Domestic 1 (50%) - 7 (70%) -
Cross-border 1 (50%) - 3 (30%) 566M (100%)
Total 2 - 10 $566M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Stake Purchase - - 3 (30%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 2 (20%) -
Consolidation 1 (50%) - 2 (20%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (10%) 566M (100%)
Growth Capital - - 1 (10%) -
PIPE 1 (50%) - 1 (10%) -
Total 2 - 10 $566M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (18%) 586M (100%)
Secondary Sale 2 (18%) -
Stake Sale 2 (18%) -
IPO 1 (9%) -
Merger 1 (9%) -
Sold to Management 1 (9%) -
Trade Sale 1 (9%) -
Unknown 1 (9%) -
Total 11 $586M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
2
Duff & Phelps Corp.
1
UBS Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $566M
TOTAL $566M
Largest Corelle Brands LLC
$566M (2016-04-19)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $586M
TOTAL $586M
Largest Sascar Tecnologia Automotiva S/A
$586M (2014-06-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
20%
2 (20%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
18%
2 (18%)
Strategic(s)
36%
4 (36%)

FAQ

When was GP Investments founded?

GP Investments was founded in 1993.

What type of investor is GP Investments?

GP Investments is a private equity firm.

Where is GP Investments headquartered?

GP Investments is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

How much capital does GP Investments have under management?

GP Investments has 5.0B USD under management.

 Subscribe to unlock this and 199,587
investor and company profiles

Sign-up today to get full access

  • check  Unlimited Searches
  • check  Unlimited Profile Views
  • check  Build and Export Lists of
    • PE Backed Companies
    • Direct Investors & Acquirers
    • Advisors
    • Deals
    • & More

What's Mergr?

We built Mergr to save people the arduous and time-consuming process of tracking when companies are bought, sold, and who currently owns them.

Every day, new opportunities emerge around M&A and we help professionals of all types comb through transactions, investors, and corporate acquirers via an easy-to-use web database that is accessible to anyone.

Try us for 1 week free today!

Mergr, the Easiest-to-Use PE and M&A DB


Key Benefits

  • Stay informed on events in your industry
  • M&A research that takes seconds (not all afternoon)
  • Better understand your customers and prospects
  • Discover active buyers (or sellers)
Search
  • 4.5K Private Equity Firms
  • 190K M&A Transactions
  • 195K Companies Involved in M&A
    (Buyer, Seller, or Target)
  • 3.6K M&A Advisors
    (Investment Banks and Law Firms)
  • 75K M&A Contacts
    (PE and M&A Advisors)

Ready to try?

Join FREE for 1 Week

No obligation. Cancel anytime.