GP Investments Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, GP Investments has acquired 1 company.

GP Investments’ most common sectors for investment are consumer products (25%) and real estate (25%). The Firm’s most common investment types include stake purchase (38%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (25%). In total, GP Investments has invested in 3 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2017 when it acquired Rimini Street for $837M.

In the last 3 years, GP Investments has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (15%). GP Investments’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Sascar Tecnologia Automotiva S/A for $586M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 4

GP Investments

Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima 3900, 7th Floor,
Sao Paulo, 04538-132
Brazil
+55 11 3556 5505
www.gp-investments.com
info@gpinvetments.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

Geographic Preferences: 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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 5 1 1 - - - 7
vol $566M $837M $1.4B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 5 - 1 - - - 6
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Rimini Street, Inc. 2017-05-16 837M USD Secondary Buyout
Las Vegas, Nevada · www.riministreet.com
Corelle Brands LLC 2017-04-03 - Secondary Buyout
Rosemont, Illinois · www.corellebrands.com
Corelle Brands LLC 2016-04-19 566M USD Secondary Buyout
Rosemont, Illinois · www.corellebrands.com
Fogo de Chão Churrascaria Holdings LLC 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
BR Malls Participaocoes SA 2010-01-20 - Unknown
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil · www.brmalls.com.br
Hypermarcas 2009-11-01 - Sold to Management
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.hypermarcas.com.br
Imbra SA 2008-09-28 - Stake Purchase
, Brazil · www.imbra.com.br
BR Properties SA 2007-12-01 - Growth Capital
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.brpr.com.br
Tempo Assist 2007-12-01 - IPO
Barueri, Brazil · www.tempoassist.com.br
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products - - 2 (29%) 566M (40%)
Real Estate - - 2 (29%) -
Software 1 (50%) 837M (100%) 1 (14%) 837M (60%)
Healthcare Services 1 (50%) - 1 (14%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (14%) -
Total 2 $837M 7 $1.4B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Brazil 1 (50%) - 5 (63%) -
  Alaska - - 1 (13%) -
United States 1 (50%) 837M (100%) 3 (38%) 1.4B (100%)
  Nevada 1 (50%) 837M (100%) 1 (13%) 837M (60%)
  Illinois - - 1 (13%) 566M (40%)
  Texas - - 1 (13%) -
Domestic 1 (50%) - 5 (63%) -
Cross-border 1 (50%) 837M (100%) 3 (38%) 1.4B (100%)
Total 2 $837M 8 $1.4B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Stake Purchase 1 (50%) - 3 (38%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (50%) 837M (100%) 2 (25%) 1.4B (100%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 2 (25%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (13%) -
Total 2 $837M 8 $1.4B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (29%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (14%) 586M (100%)
IPO 1 (14%) -
Sold to Management 1 (14%) -
Stake Sale 1 (14%) -
Unknown 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $586M

Top M&A Advisors

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

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.4B
TOTAL $1.4B
Largest Rimini Street, Inc.
$837M (2017-05-16)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $586M
TOTAL $586M
Largest Sascar Tecnologia Automotiva S/A
$586M (2014-06-10)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%

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