H&Q Asia Pacific Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

H&Q Asia Pacific’s most common sectors for investment are business services (14%) and electronics (14%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (54%) and venture (20%). In total, H&Q Asia Pacific has invested in 2 US states and 8 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (34%). 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 Activity24
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5

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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M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 15 - - - - - 15
Sell (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
vol $550M $550M
  24

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Ralink Technology Corp. 2013-01-07 - Merger
Jhubei City, Taiwan · www.ralink.com.tw
Megastudy Co. Ltd. 2012-02-27 - PIPE
Seoul, South Korea · corp.megastudy.net
Headstrong Corp. 2011-05-03 550M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, United States · www.headstrong.com
Halla Holdings Corp. 2008-01-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Seoul, South Korea · www.hallaholdings.com
Taiwan Sumida Electronics, Inc. 2008-01-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan · www.sumida.com
Primax Electronics Ltd. 2007-09-17 - Going Private
Taipei, Taiwan · www.primax.com.tw
Dalipal Pipe Co. 2007-07-23 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Cangzhou City,Hebie, China · www.dalipal.com
Roly International Holdings Ltd. 2007-07-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hamilton, Bermuda · www.roly.com
Yuchai Engineering Machinery Co., Ltd. 2006-11-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Guangxi,537005, China · www.yuchai-excavator.com
MTV Japan 2006-08-29 - Trade Sale - Public Company
Minato-Ku, Japan · www.mtvjapan.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 1 (11%) - 2 (13%) -
Electronics 2 (22%) - 2 (13%) -
Communications - - 1 (7%) -
Education 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (7%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (7%) -
Machinery 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
Media - - 1 (7%) -
Medical Products 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (7%) -
Software 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 9 - 15 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 1 (11%) - 4 (27%) -
  California 1 (11%) - 3 (20%) -
Japan 2 (22%) - 3 (20%) -
China 2 (22%) - 2 (13%) -
South Korea 1 (11%) - 2 (13%) -
Bermuda 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
Cayman Islands 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
Taiwan 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
Thailand - - 1 (7%) -
Domestic 2 (22%) - 2 (13%) -
Cross-border 7 (78%) - 13 (87%) -
Total 9 - 15 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (56%) - 8 (53%) -
Venture 2 (22%) - 3 (20%) -
PIPE 1 (11%) - 2 (13%) -
Going Private 1 (11%) - 1 (7%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (7%) -
Total 9 - 15 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (44%) 550M (100%)
Merger 2 (22%) -
IPO 1 (11%) -
Stake Sale 1 (11%) -
Trade Sale 1 (11%) -
Total 9 $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
Strategic(s)
100%
3 100%

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