HANNOVER Finanz Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, HANNOVER Finanz Group has acquired 4 companies.

HANNOVER Finanz Group’s most common sectors for investment are manufacturing (12%) and machinery (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (70%) and growth capital (10%). In total, HANNOVER Finanz Group has invested in 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2014 when it acquired Transcom CMS Austria for $17M.

In the last 3 years, HANNOVER Finanz Group has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (55%). HANNOVER Finanz Group’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Schlemmer for $204M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity53
    • M&A Buy Activity42
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 25
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 2

HANNOVER Finanz Group

Gunther-Wagner-Allee 13,
Hannover, 30177
Germany
+49 511 28007-0
www.hannoverfinanz.de
info@hannoverfinanz.de

HANNOVER Finanz Group is a private equity group that targets buyout and expansion capital investments in mid-sized 'structurally sound businesses' operating in stable and growing industries. HANNOVER looks for businesses with annual revenues of at least €20 million and typically commits between €3 and €50 million of equity per transaction. The Firm will consider both minority and majority investment situations/needs. Broad areas of interest include technology, life science, service, distribution, and industrial sectors. HANNOVER was formed in 1979 and is based in Hannover, Germany with additional offices in Essen and Vienna.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Plastics, Real Estate, Renewable Energy, Retail, Safety/Security, Technology Hardware, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 3 50
Enterprise Value - 150
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 38 - 1 1 2 - 42
vol $17M $17M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 9 1 - - - 1 11
vol $272M $204M $476M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Geti Wilba GmbH & Co. KG 2020-02-19 - Bankruptcy
Bremervörde, Germany · www.getiwilba.de
E.I.S. Aircraft Products and Services GmbH 2019-11-22 - Secondary Buyout
Euskirchen, Germany · www.eis-group.de
Lacon Electronic GmbH 2019-04-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Karlsfeld, Germany · www.lacon.de
ZEEH DESIGN GmbH 2018-09-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Munich, Germany · www.zeeh-design.com
Presswerk Krefeld GmbH & Co. KG 2017-01-21 - Divestiture
Krefeld, Germany
Schlemmer GmbH 2016-05-31 204M EUR Secondary Buyout
Poing, Germany · www.schlemmer.com
F&W Frey & Winkler GmbH 2015-09-29 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Königsbach-Stein, Germany · www.freywinkler.de
Schrack Technik International GmbH 2015-03-03 - Sold to Management
Vienna, Austria · www.schrack.com
Transcom CMS Austria 2014-07-31 17M EUR Divestiture
, Austria
IS Inkasso Service GmbH 2014-06-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Linz, Austria · www.inkasso.at
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Raith GmbH 2002-04-01 Vistec Semiconductor Systems GmbH 2013-02-15 1
Dortmund, Germany · www.raith.com Jena, Germany · www.vistec-semi.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 5 (15%) - 5 (12%) -
Automotive 2 (6%) - 3 (7%) -
Electronics 3 (9%) - 3 (7%) -
Machinery - - 3 (7%) -
Financial Services 2 (6%) 17M (100%) 2 (5%) 17M (100%)
Business Services 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Chemicals 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Metals/Mining 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Retail 1 (3%) - 2 (5%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (3%) - 2 (5%) -
Aerospace 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Communications 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Services 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Engineering 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Food - - 1 (2%) -
Information Technology 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Leisure 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Life Science 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Plastics 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Transportation 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 33 $17M 42 $17M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 28 (85%) - 34 (81%) -
Austria 4 (12%) 17M (100%) 7 (17%) 17M (100%)
Switzerland 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 28 (85%) - 34 (81%) -
Cross-border 5 (15%) 17M (100%) 8 (19%) 17M (100%)
Total 33 $17M 42 $17M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 23 (70%) - 29 (69%) -
Growth Capital 4 (12%) - 4 (10%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (3%) - 3 (7%) -
Divestiture 2 (6%) 17M (100%) 2 (5%) 17M (100%)
Special Situations/Distressed 1 (3%) - 2 (5%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Total 33 $17M 42 $17M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 6 (55%) 323M (68%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (9%) 81M (17%)
Trade Sale 1 (9%) 71M (15%)
Bankruptcy 1 (9%) -
Sold to Management 1 (9%) -
Unknown 1 (9%) -
Total 11 $476M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Daiwa Corporate Advisory Ltd. (DC Advisory)
1
Lincoln International
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $17M
TOTAL $17M
Largest Transcom CMS Austria
$17M (2014-07-31)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $323M
< $100M 2 $152M
TOTAL $476M
Largest Schlemmer GmbH
$204M (2016-05-31)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
60%
3 60%
Strategic(s)
40%
2 40%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
88%
7 88%
Strategic(s)
13%
1 13%

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