Hony Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Hony Capital has invested in 1 company.

Hony Capital’s most common sectors for investment arelife science (10%) and manufacturing (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (27%) and growth capital (22%). In total, Hony Capital has invested in 2 US states and 7 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2016 when it acquired Playtika Holding for $4.4B.

In the last 3 years, Hony Capital has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is ipo (50%). Hony Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2009 when it sold Lenovo Mobile Telecom Technological Company for $200M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity52
    • M&A Buy Activity41
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 25
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14
  • M&A Advisors 1

Hony Capital

6th floor, South Tower C, Raycom InfoTech Park, No. 2, Ke Xue Yuan Nan Lu,
Beijing, 100190
China
+86 10 8265 5888
www.honycapital.com
honymaster@honycapital.com

Hony Capital (Beijing) Co., Ltd. is a private equity firm focused on investment opportunities across China. The Firm targets buyouts and commercializations of Chinese state-owned enterprises as well as growth capital investments in rapidly-growing private Chinese companies. Hony's primary focus is within the construction materials, pharmaceuticals, construction machinery, retail, and consumer goods sectors, however, the firm will also consider opportunities in media/entertainment, financial services, energy, and resources. Hony is a long-term investor and is sponsored by Legend Holdings, parent of computer maker Lenovo amongst other properties. Hony Capital is located in Beijing, China.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Building Materials, Communications, Consumer Products, Distribution, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Furniture, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Packaging, Plastics, Renewable Energy, Retail, Software, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: Asia/Pacific

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 35 5 1 - - - 41
vol $7.7B $100M $7.8B
Sell (1.4/yr) # 5 - 1 4 2 - 12
vol $201M $201M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Playtika Holding Corp. 2021-01-15 - IPO
Tel Aviv, Israel · www.playtika.com
STX Productions LLC 2020-04-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Burbank, California · www.stxentertainment.com
Phoenix Publishing & Media, Inc. 2020-01-01 - IPO
Nanjing, China · en.ppm.cn
Yatsen Trading (HK) Ltd. 2020-01-01 - IPO
Hong Kong, China · www.perfectdiary.com
I-MAB Biopharma Co., Ltd. 2020-01-01 - IPO
Shanghai, China · www.i-mabbiopharma.com
STX Productions LLC 2019-03-11 - Venture
Burbank, California · www.stxentertainment.com
Deem, Inc. 2019-01-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Oakland, California · www.deem.com
Best Food Holding Company Ltd. 2018-12-24 100M USD Going Private
Hong Kong, China · www.bestfoodholding.com
I-MAB Biopharma Co., Ltd. 2018-09-01 - Venture
Shanghai, China · www.i-mabbiopharma.com
ByteDance 2018-01-01 - Venture
Beijing, China · www.bytedance.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Development Co., Ltd. 2006-05-01 Compagnia Italiana Forme Acciaio S.p.A. 2008-09-01 2
Hunan, China · www.zoomlion.com Milano, Italy · www.cifa.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Life Science 1 (6%) - 4 (10%) -
Information Technology - - 3 (7%) -
Manufacturing 1 (6%) - 3 (7%) -
Retail 2 (12%) - 3 (7%) -
Digital Media 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) 4.4B (56%)
Restaurants 1 (6%) 1.4B (59%) 2 (5%) 1.4B (18%)
Machinery 2 (12%) 576M (25%) 2 (5%) 576M (7%)
Business Services 2 (12%) 371M (16%) 2 (5%) 371M (5%)
E-Commerce 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Media - - 2 (5%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (2%) 1.1B (14%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (2%) -
Construction 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Diversified - - 1 (2%) -
Environmental 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (2%) -
Furniture - - 1 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Medical Products 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Packaging - - 1 (2%) -
Plastics 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (2%) -
Software - - 1 (2%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (2%) -
Total 17 $2.3B 41 $7.8B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
China 13 (76%) 371M (16%) 32 (78%) 1.5B (19%)
United States - - 3 (7%) -
  California - - 2 (5%) -
  New York - - 1 (2%) -
Italy 2 (12%) 576M (25%) 2 (5%) 576M (7%)
United Kingdom 1 (6%) 1.4B (59%) 1 (2%) 1.4B (18%)
Singapore 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Israel - - 1 (2%) 4.4B (56%)
Japan - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 13 (76%) 371M (16%) 32 (78%) 1.5B (19%)
Cross-border 4 (24%) 2.0B (84%) 9 (22%) 6.4B (81%)
Total 17 $2.3B 41 $7.8B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (29%) 271M (12%) 11 (27%) 271M (3%)
Growth Capital 3 (18%) - 9 (22%) -
Venture 3 (18%) - 7 (17%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (12%) - 6 (15%) -
Divestiture 1 (6%) 1.4B (59%) 3 (7%) 6.9B (88%)
Going Private 2 (12%) 100M (4%) 2 (5%) 100M (1%)
PIPE - - 2 (5%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (6%) 576M (25%) 1 (2%) 576M (7%)
Total 17 $2.3B 41 $7.8B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 6 (50%) -
Sold to Management 1 (8%) 200M (100%)
Unknown 1 (8%) 920K (< 1%)
SPAC 1 (8%) -
Stake Sale 1 (8%) -
Trade Sale 1 (8%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (8%) -
Total 12 $201M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Jamieson Corporate Finance LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $6.9B
$100M to $1B 2 $847M
< $100M 1 $100M
TOTAL $7.8B
Largest Playtika Holding Corp.
$4.4B (2016-07-30)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $200M
< $100M 1 $920K
TOTAL $201M
Largest Lenovo Mobile Telecom Technological Company
$200M (2009-12-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
5%
2 (5%)
Strategic(s)
7%
3 (7%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
25%
3 (25%)

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