H&Q Asia Pacific Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

H&Q Asia Pacific’s most common sectors for investment aremedical products (10%) and business services (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (37%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (37%). In total, H&Q Asia Pacific has invested in 2 US states and 8 different countries.

In the last 3 years, H&Q Asia Pacific has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is ipo (45%). H&Q Asia Pacific’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold Headstrong for $550M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity42
    • M&A Buy Activity22
    • M&A Sell Activity20
  • Total Sectors Invested 18
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11

H&Q Asia Pacific

1650B, 16TH FLOOR THE HONG KONG CLUB BUILDING 3A CHATER ROAD,CENTRAL,
Hong Kong,
China
(852) 2868-4800
www.hqap.com
hqap@hqap.com

H and Q Asia Pacific (H&QAP) is a private equity firm focused on later-stage control investments and earlier-stage venture capital investments across the Pacific Rim. Areas of interest include technology, technology manufacturing, consumer brands, and financial services. The Group was originally formed in 1985 as a division of US investment bank Hambrecht & Quist and is now an independent organization. H&Q Asia Pacific has offices in Palo Alto, California; Hong Kong; Manila; Shanghai; Taipei; and Tokyo.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Beverages, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Financial Services, Forest Products, Information Technology, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Packaging, Real Estate, Restaurants, Retail, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout, Venture

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Asia/Pacific

Transaction Criteria Min Max
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Target EBITDA - -
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Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 22 - - - - - 22
Sell (0.6/yr) # 17 1 2 - - - 20
vol $550M $550M
  42

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Optovue, Inc. 2021-09-16 - Merger
Fremont, California · www.optovue.com
Jobkorea 2021-03-04 - Secondary Sale
Seoul, South Korea · www.jobkorea.co.kr
One Inc. 2020-02-26 - Secondary Sale
Folsom, California · www.oneincsystems.com
Dalipal Holding Co., Ltd. 2019-11-08 - IPO
Cangzhou, China · www.dalipal.com
Senhwa Biosciences, Inc. 2017-04-24 - IPO
New Taipei City, Taiwan · www.senhwabio.com
Huizuche 2016-06-15 - Venture
Shanghai, China · www.huizuche.com
Hyphen Group 2015-04-22 - Venture
Hong Kong, China · www.hyphengroup.io
One Inc. 2014-09-11 - Growth Capital
Folsom, California · www.oneincsystems.com
Phiskin 2014-05-29 - Venture
Shanghai, China
Senhwa Biosciences, Inc. 2013-12-12 - Venture
New Taipei City, Taiwan · www.senhwabio.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 1 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
Information Technology - - 2 (9%) -
Medical Products 1 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
Technology Hardware - - 2 (9%) -
Communications - - 1 (5%) -
Distribution 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Education 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Electronics 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (5%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (5%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Life Science - - 1 (5%) -
Machinery 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Media - - 1 (5%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (5%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (5%) -
Software - - 1 (5%) -
Total 8 - 22 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
China 5 (63%) - 6 (27%) -
United States - - 5 (23%) -
  California - - 4 (18%) -
Japan 1 (13%) - 3 (14%) -
Taiwan - - 3 (14%) -
South Korea 1 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
Singapore 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Cayman Islands - - 1 (5%) -
Thailand - - 1 (5%) -
Domestic 5 (63%) - 6 (27%) -
Cross-border 3 (38%) - 16 (73%) -
Total 8 - 22 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (38%) - 8 (36%) -
Venture 4 (50%) - 8 (36%) -
Growth Capital - - 3 (14%) -
PIPE 1 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
Going Private - - 1 (5%) -
Total 8 - 22 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 9 (45%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (20%) 550M (100%)
Merger 3 (15%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (10%) -
Stake Sale 1 (5%) -
Trade Sale 1 (5%) -
Total 20 $550M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $550M
TOTAL $550M
Largest Headstrong Corp.
$550M (2011-05-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
10%
2 (10%)
Strategic(s)
20%
4 (20%)

FAQ

When was H&Q Asia Pacific founded?

H&Q Asia Pacific was founded in 1985.

What type of investor is H&Q Asia Pacific?

H&Q Asia Pacific is a private equity firm.

Where is H&Q Asia Pacific headquartered?

H&Q Asia Pacific is headquartered in Hong Kong, China.

How much capital does H&Q Asia Pacific have under management?

H&Q Asia Pacific has 3.4B USD under management.

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