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 areretail (11%) and life science (11%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (35%) and growth capital (21%). 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 3 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 Activity34
    • M&A Buy Activity29
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 20
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • 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 ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 27 1 - 1 - - 29
vol $6.6B $1.1B $7.7B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 3 - - - 1 2 6
vol $200M $200M
  35

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
STX Productions LLC 2019-03-11 - Venture
Burbank, California · www.stxentertainment.com
Li & Fung Ltd. - Product Vertical Businesses 2017-12-14 1.1B USD Divestiture
Hong Kong, China
Playtika Holding Corp. 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
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Portfolio M&A

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

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail 3 (16%) 213M (7%) 3 (10%) 213M (3%)
Life Science 2 (11%) - 3 (10%) -
Manufacturing 1 (5%) - 3 (10%) -
Machinery 2 (11%) 576M (18%) 2 (7%) 576M (8%)
Media 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) -
Software 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) -
Digital Media - - 1 (3%) 4.4B (57%)
Restaurants 1 (5%) 1.4B (42%) 1 (3%) 1.4B (18%)
Consumer Products 1 (5%) 1.1B (34%) 1 (3%) 1.1B (14%)
Apparel/Textiles 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Diversified 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (3%) -
Furniture 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Information Technology 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Packaging - - 1 (3%) -
Plastics 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (3%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (3%) -
Total 19 $3.3B 29 $7.7B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
China 16 (84%) 1.3B (40%) 22 (76%) 1.3B (17%)
United States - - 2 (7%) -
  New York - - 1 (3%) -
  California - - 1 (3%) -
United Kingdom 1 (5%) 1.4B (42%) 1 (3%) 1.4B (18%)
Italy 1 (5%) 576M (18%) 1 (3%) 576M (8%)
Singapore 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Israel - - 1 (3%) 4.4B (57%)
Japan - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 16 (84%) 1.3B (40%) 22 (76%) 1.3B (17%)
Cross-border 3 (16%) 2.0B (60%) 7 (24%) 6.4B (83%)
Total 19 $3.3B 29 $7.7B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (26%) - 10 (34%) -
Growth Capital 4 (21%) - 6 (21%) -
Divestiture 2 (11%) 2.5B (76%) 3 (10%) 6.9B (90%)
Stake Purchase 3 (16%) - 3 (10%) -
Venture 2 (11%) - 3 (10%) -
PIPE 1 (5%) 213M (7%) 2 (7%) 213M (3%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (5%) 576M (18%) 1 (3%) 576M (8%)
Going Private 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 19 $3.3B 29 $7.7B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 3 (50%) -
Sold to Management 1 (17%) 200M (100%)
SPAC 1 (17%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (17%) -
Total 6 $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 Holding Corp.
$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
Investor(s)
7%
2 (7%)
Strategic(s)
10%
3 (10%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
17%
1 (17%)

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