Hutton Collins Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Hutton Collins Partners’ most common sectors for investment arerestaurants (18%) and information technology (14%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (44%) and secondary buyout (22%). In total, Hutton Collins Partners has invested in 6 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2002 when it acquired Coral Group Holdings . for $1.3B.

In the last 3 years, Hutton Collins Partners has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (62%). Hutton Collins Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2005 when it sold Coral Group Holdings . for $3.4B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity41
    • M&A Buy Activity23
    • M&A Sell Activity18
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 25
  • M&A Advisors 10

Hutton Collins Partners

Hutton Collins Partners LLP

30-35 Pall Mall,
London, SW1Y 5JH
United Kingdom
+44 20 7004 7000
www.huttoncollins.com
enquiries@huttoncollins.com

Hutton Collins is a UK-based investor in established, profitable, mid-sized Western European businesses. Hutton invests mezzanine, preferred, and minority equity capital to support buyouts, acquisition financings, expansions, restructurings, and shareholder liquidity needs. Hutton generally invests €35 to €100 million in businesses valued between €100 and €500 million. The Firm has particular interest in opportunities throughout Spain, France, and Italy. Hutton is a generalist investor and has deep expertise in business services, leisure, healthcare, and financial services. Hutton Collins is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Services, Electronics, Financial Services, Gaming, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Leisure, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Renewable Energy, Restaurants

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Special Situations/Distressed

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Nordic

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 35 100
Enterprise Value 100 500
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 23 - - - - - 23
vol $2.4B $2.4B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 16 1 - - 1 - 18
vol $5.6B $5.6B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Hunter Boot Ltd. 2023-06-02 - Trade Sale
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.hunterboots.com
Famously Proper Ltd. 2020-06-29 - Bankruptcy
London, United Kingdom · www.byron.co.uk
Wagamama group Ltd. 2018-10-30 861M GBP Trade Sale
Southwark, United Kingdom · www.wagamama.co.uk
Dedalus Italia S.p.A. 2016-07-08 - Secondary Sale
Florence, Italy · www.dedalus.eu
The Vincent Hotel Group 2015-11-11 - Unknown
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Interfloor Group Ltd. 2015-09-23 100M GBP Trade Sale
Rossendale, United Kingdom · www.interfloor.com
Novus Leisure Ltd. 2015-01-01 - Trade Sale
London, United Kingdom · www.novusleisure.com
Aquafil S.p.A. 2014-11-25 - Secondary Sale
Arco, Italy · www.aquafil.com
Famously Proper Ltd. 2013-10-21 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.byron.co.uk
IEE SA 2013-08-03 - Trade Sale
Luxembourg, Luxembourg · www.iee.lu
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Restaurants - - 4 (17%) 377M (16%)
Information Technology - - 3 (13%) 200M (8%)
Building Materials - - 2 (9%) 311M (13%)
Leisure - - 2 (9%) 154M (6%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 2 (9%) -
Communications - - 2 (9%) -
Media - - 2 (9%) -
Gaming - - 1 (4%) 1.3B (55%)
Insurance - - 1 (4%) 62M (3%)
Electronics - - 1 (4%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (100%) - 1 (4%) -
Marketing - - 1 (4%) -
Renewable Energy - - 1 (4%) -
Total 1 - 23 $2.4B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 1 (100%) - 14 (61%) 2.4B (100%)
Italy - - 3 (13%) -
France - - 2 (9%) -
Netherlands - - 2 (9%) -
Spain - - 1 (4%) -
Luxembourg - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 1 (100%) - 14 (61%) 2.4B (100%)
Cross-border - - 9 (39%) -
Total 1 - 23 $2.4B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (100%) - 10 (43%) 382M (16%)
Secondary Buyout - - 5 (22%) 2.0B (82%)
Growth Capital - - 4 (17%) -
Going Private - - 2 (9%) 62M (3%)
Divestiture - - 1 (4%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (4%) -
Total 1 - 23 $2.4B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 7 (39%) 251M (4%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (22%) 2.0B (36%)
Secondary Sale 3 (17%) -
Unknown 2 (11%) -
Merger 1 (6%) 3.4B (59%)
Bankruptcy 1 (6%) -
Total 18 $5.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
2
Houlihan Lokey
1
Canaccord Genuity Corp.
1
Legal Deals
Dickson Minto W.S.
3
Linklaters
1
CMS Legal Services EEIG
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.3B
$100M to $1B 5 $996M
< $100M 2 $108M
TOTAL $2.4B
Largest Coral Group Holdings Plc.
$1.3B (2002-08-03)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $4.4B
$100M to $1B 4 $1.2B
TOTAL $5.6B
Largest Coral Group Holdings Plc.
$3.4B (2005-10-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
22%
5 (22%)
Strategic(s)
4%
1 (4%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
17%
3 (17%)
Strategic(s)
61%
11 (61%)

FAQ

When was Hutton Collins Partners founded?

Hutton Collins Partners was founded in 2007.

What type of investor is Hutton Collins Partners?

Hutton Collins Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is Hutton Collins Partners headquartered?

Hutton Collins Partners is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

How much capital does Hutton Collins Partners have under management?

Hutton Collins Partners has 2.0B EUR under management.

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