GRO Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, GRO Capital has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 5 others.

GRO Capital’s most common sectors for investment aresoftware (43%) and information technology (27%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (48%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (32%). In total, GRO Capital has invested in 1 US state and 6 different countries.

In the last 3 years, GRO Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (67%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

GRO Capital

GRO Capital A/S

Amaliegade 49, 1.,
Copenhagen, 1256
Denmark
www.grocapital.dk

GRO Capital is a private investment firm focused on investments in growth technology companies operating in Northern Europe. GRO has a preference for B2B software companies with scalable business models that have reached profitability. GRO Capital was formed in 2014 and is based in Copenhagen.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Medical Products, Software, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: Nordic

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 50
Enterprise Value 20 200
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 8 3 3 1 2 1 18
Sell (0.6/yr) # - 1 2 - - - 3
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Catenda 2024-03-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Oslo, Norway · www.catenda.com
Akselos SA 2023-06-13 - Growth Capital
Lausanne, Switzerland · www.akselos.com
Curity AB 2023-05-11 - Growth Capital
Stockholm, Sweden · www.curity.io
Netigate AB 2022-08-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Stockholm, Sweden · www.netigate.net
Promon AS 2021-12-28 - Growth Capital
Oslo, Norway · www.promon.co
Secomea 2021-06-29 - Growth Capital
Herlev, Denmark · www.secomea.com
Trifork A/S 2021-05-27 - IPO
Aarhus C, Denmark · www.trifork.com
Luxion, Inc. 2021-04-14 - Growth Capital
Tustin, California · www.luxion.com
Trackunit ApS 2021-03-24 - Secondary Sale
Aalborg, Denmark · www.trackunit.com
iPoint-systems GmbH 2020-11-13 - Growth Capital
Reutlingen, Germany · www.ipoint-systems.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 6 (38%) - 8 (42%) -
Information Technology 5 (31%) - 5 (26%) -
Internet Software and Services 3 (19%) - 3 (16%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (6%) - 2 (11%) -
Medical Products 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 16 - 19 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Denmark 7 (44%) - 10 (53%) -
Sweden 4 (25%) - 4 (21%) -
Norway 2 (13%) - 2 (11%) -
United States 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
  California 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Germany 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Switzerland 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 16 - 19 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 8 (50%) - 9 (47%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (25%) - 6 (32%) -
Secondary Buyout 3 (19%) - 3 (16%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 16 - 19 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (67%) -
IPO 1 (33%) -
Total 3 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
16%
3 (16%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
67%
2 (67%)

FAQ

When was GRO Capital founded?

GRO Capital was founded in 2014.

What type of investor is GRO Capital?

GRO Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is GRO Capital headquartered?

GRO Capital is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.

How much capital does GRO Capital have under management?

GRO Capital has 400M EUR under management.

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