Hony Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

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

Hony Capital’s most common sectors for investment are retail (12%) and life science (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (28%) and growth capital (24%). In total, Hony Capital has invested in 1 US state and 8 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2016 when it acquired Playtika for $4.4B.

The Firm’s most common exit type is ipo (67%). 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 Activity28
    • M&A Buy Activity25
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 19
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • 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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 21 3 1 - - - 25
vol $2.2B $4.4B $1.1B $7.7B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $200M $200M
  28

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Li & Fung Ltd. - Product Vertical Businesses 2017-12-14 1.1B USD Divestiture
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Playtika Ltd. 2016-07-30 4.4B USD Divestiture
Tel Aviv, Israel · www.playtika.com
Ningmeng Pictures 2016-03-11 - Venture
Shanghai, China
The We Company 2016-03-09 - Growth Capital
New York, New York · www.wework.com
Neusoft Medical Systems Co., Ltd. 2014-12-12 - Growth Capital
Shenyang, China · www.medical.neusoft.com
PizzaExpress Ltd. 2014-07-12 1.4B GBP Divestiture
Middlesex, United Kingdom · www.pizzaexpress.com
Simcere Pharmaceutical Group 2013-08-28 - Going Private
Nanjing, China · www.simcere.com
China International Marine Containers (Group) Co., Ltd. 2012-12-14 - Stake Purchase
Shenzhen, China · www.cimc.com
AGORA Hospitalities Co., Ltd. (Tokai Kanko) 2011-06-22 - PIPE
Tokyo, Japan · www.agorahospitalities.com
ChinaSoft International Ltd. 2011-06-09 - Stake Purchase
Beijing, China · www.chinasofti.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Playtika Ltd. 2016-07-30 Jelly Button Games Ltd. 2017-10-02 2
Tel Aviv, Israel · www.playtika.com Tel Aviv, Israel · www.jellybtn.com
Playtika Ltd. 2016-07-30 Aditor Ltd. 2017-03-03 1
Tel Aviv, Israel · www.playtika.com Tel-Aviv, Israel · www.aditor.com
Changsha Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Development Co., Ltd. 2006-05-01 Ladurner Ambiente S.p.a. 2015-06-02 2
Hunan, China · www.zoomlion.com Bolzano, Italy · www.ladurnerambiente.it
Changsha Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Development Co., Ltd. 2006-05-01 Compagnia Italiana Forme Acciaio S.p.A. (​CIFA) 2008-09-01 1
Hunan, China · www.zoomlion.com Milano, Italy · www.cifa.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail 3 (14%) 213M (3%) 3 (12%) 213M (3%)
Life Science 2 (10%) - 3 (12%) -
Machinery 2 (10%) 576M (8%) 2 (8%) 576M (8%)
Manufacturing 1 (5%) - 2 (8%) -
Digital Media 1 (5%) 4.4B (57%) 1 (4%) 4.4B (57%)
Restaurants 1 (5%) 1.4B (18%) 1 (4%) 1.4B (18%)
Consumer Products 1 (5%) 1.1B (14%) 1 (4%) 1.1B (14%)
Apparel/Textiles 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Diversified 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (4%) -
Furniture 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Information Technology 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Media 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Medical Products 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Plastics 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Real Estate 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Software 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (4%) -
Total 21 $7.7B 25 $7.7B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
China 14 (67%) 213M (3%) 16 (64%) 213M (3%)
Hong Kong 2 (10%) 1.1B (14%) 3 (12%) 1.1B (14%)
Israel 1 (5%) 4.4B (57%) 1 (4%) 4.4B (57%)
United Kingdom 1 (5%) 1.4B (18%) 1 (4%) 1.4B (18%)
Italy 1 (5%) 576M (8%) 1 (4%) 576M (8%)
United States 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
  New York 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Singapore 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Japan - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 14 (67%) 213M (3%) 16 (64%) 213M (3%)
Cross-border 7 (33%) 7.5B (97%) 9 (36%) 7.5B (97%)
Total 21 $7.7B 25 $7.7B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (24%) - 7 (28%) -
Growth Capital 5 (24%) - 6 (24%) -
Divestiture 3 (14%) 6.9B (90%) 3 (12%) 6.9B (90%)
Stake Purchase 3 (14%) - 3 (12%) -
PIPE 1 (5%) 213M (3%) 2 (8%) 213M (3%)
Venture 2 (10%) - 2 (8%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (5%) 576M (8%) 1 (4%) 576M (8%)
Going Private 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 21 $7.7B 25 $7.7B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 2 (67%) -
Sold to Management 1 (33%) 200M (100%)
Total 3 $200M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Jamieson Corporate Finance LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $6.9B
$100M to $1B 2 $789M
TOTAL $7.7B
Largest Playtika Ltd.
$4.4B (2016-07-30)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $200M
TOTAL $200M
Largest Lenovo Mobile Telecom Technological Company
$200M (2009-12-02)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
40%
2 40%
Strategic(s)
60%
3 60%

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