M&A Deal Summary

GS E&C Acquires Danwood S.A.

On January 20, 2020, GS E&C Corp. (GS Engineering & Construction) acquired construction company Danwood S.A. (DAN-WOOD House) from Enterprise Investors for 140M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is GS E&C’s 1st transaction in the Construction sector.
  • This is GS E&C’s 0th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is GS E&C’s 1st transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2020-01-20
Target Danwood S.A. (DAN-WOOD House)
Sector Construction
Buyer(s) GS E&C Corp. (GS Engineering & Construction)
Sellers(s) Enterprise Investors
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 140M EUR

Target

Danwood S.A. (DAN-WOOD House)

Galashiels, United Kingdom
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Danwood S.A. is a manufacturer of modern prefabricated houses sold as turnkey properties, which operates in five European countries, including Germany. Danwood was established in 1972 and is based in Galashiels, United Kingdom.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

GS E&C Corp. (GS Engineering & Construction)

Seoul, South Korea

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Category Company
Founded 1969
SectorEngineering
DESCRIPTION

GS E&C Corp. provides on design and analysis services, product development, instrumented field testing, and technology insertion. GS operates through Infra Works, Architectural & Housing Construction, Plant Construction, and Others segments. GS Engineering & Construction was founded in 1969 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Construction) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
Country (United Kingdom) 1 of 1
Year (2020) 1 of 1

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Enterprise Investors

Warsaw, Poland

Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1990
PE ASSETS 2.5B EUR
SizeLarge
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Enterprise Investors is a private equity firm focused on investments in Central and Eastern Europe, with a primary interest on opportunities in Poland. Enterprise Investors is a generalist investor and looks to commit €30 to €50 million in medium-sized businesses. Enterprise Investors was formed in 1990 and is headquartered in Warsaw.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 29 of 30
Sector (Construction) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 12 of 13
Country (United Kingdom) 1 of 1
Year (2020) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 2 of 7
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-06-25 3S SA

Katowice, Poland

3S SA builds fiber-optic infrastructure and provides a wide range of telecommunications services.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-07-31 Wento Sp. z o. o.

Warsaw, Poland

Wento is a provider of renewable energy sources (wind, PV) and energy storage. Wento was founded in 2012 and is based in Warsaw, Poland.

Sell €50M