Gulf Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Gulf Capital has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 3 others.

Gulf Capital’s most common sectors for investment are information technology (40%) and apparel/textiles (20%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (60%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (20%). In total, Gulf Capital has invested in 4 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Gulf Capital has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (34%). Gulf Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold Destinations Of The World for $173M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 3

Gulf Capital

Al Sila Tower, 25th Floor Abu Dhabi Global Market Square Al Maryah Island,
Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates
+971 2 671 6060
www.gulfcapital.com

Gulf Capital is a leading alternative asset management company focusing primarily on late-stage control buy-outs, growth capital, real estate development and private debt in the Middle East. Gulf Capital's private equity group looks to acquire and invest in companies where it can offer help with operational improvements and expertise. Broad areas of interest include energy, oil and gas, water, healthcare, education, and logistics. Gulf Capital was established in 2006 and is headquartered in Abu Dhabi.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Distribution, Education, Environmental, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Oil/Gas Exploration, Utilities

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

Geographic Preferences: Middle East

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 1 - - 3 1 - 5
Sell (0.6/yr) # - - - 1 1 1 3
vol $173M $173M
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
MetaMed 2020-05-22 - Secondary Buyout
Mohandessin, Egypt · www.metamedco.com
Amana Healthcare 2019-01-29 - Unknown
Khalifa City, United Arab Emirates · www.amanahealthcare.com
CHO Group 2019-01-23 - Growth Capital
Sfax, Tunisia · www.group-cho.com
Destinations Of The World (DOTW) 2018-11-05 173M USD Add-on Acquisition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates · www.dotwconnect.com
Geidea Solutions 2018-05-07 - Stake Purchase
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia · www.geidea.net
Classic Fashion Apparel Industry Ltd. Co. 2018-04-03 - Growth Capital
Irbid, Jordan · www.classicfashionapparel.com
ACCUMED 2018-03-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates · www.accumed.ae
Amana Healthcare 2014-01-01 - Growth Capital
Khalifa City, United Arab Emirates · www.amanahealthcare.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 2 (50%) - 2 (40%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (25%) - 1 (20%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (20%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (25%) - 1 (20%) -
Total 4 - 5 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Arab Emirates 1 (25%) - 2 (40%) -
Jordan 1 (25%) - 1 (20%) -
Saudi Arabia 1 (25%) - 1 (20%) -
Tunisia 1 (25%) - 1 (20%) -
Total 4 - 5 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 2 (50%) - 3 (60%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (25%) - 1 (20%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (25%) - 1 (20%) -
Total 4 - 5 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (33%) 173M (100%)
Secondary Sale 1 (33%) -
Unknown 1 (33%) -
Total 3 $173M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Alvarez & Marsal
1
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors LLC
1
Legal Deals
Eversheds LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $173M
TOTAL $173M
Largest Destinations Of The World (DOTW)
$173M (2018-11-05)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%

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