IFM Investors Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, IFM Investors Private Equity has acquired 2 companies.

IFM Investors Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (38%) and energy services and equipment (25%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and secondary buyout (25%). In total, IFM Investors Private Equity has invested in 3 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2019 when it acquired Buckeye Partners for $10.3B.

In the last 3 years, IFM Investors Private Equity has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 6

IFM Investors Private Equity

Level 29 Casselden, 2 Lonsdale Street,
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Australia
+61 3 8672 5300
www.ifminvestors.com/investment-capabilities/private-equity
peinfo@ifminvestors.com

IFM Investors Private Equity is the private equity arm of global investment manager IFM Investors. IFM Investors Private Equity looks to acquire and invest in mid-sized Australian and New Zealand companies focused on growth. The Group is sector agnostic with a preference for healthcare, consumer brands, technology/media, and business services companies. IFM Investors Private Equity is based in Melbourne.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Digital Media, Education, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Media, Medical Products, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: Australia/New Zealand

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 50 300
values in millions of AUD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 6 - 1 - 1 - 8
vol $16.0B $3.2B $19.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
My Plan Manager Group Pty Ltd 2023-12-07 - Trade Sale
Adelaide, Australia · www.myplanmanager.com.au
GreenGas Transportation Services 2023-01-31 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
North Charleston, South Carolina · www.greengasusa.com
Enwave Energy Corp. 2021-02-02 3.2B USD Secondary Buyout
Toronto, Ontario · www.enwave.com
My Plan Manager Group Pty Ltd 2019-08-01 - Stake Purchase
Adelaide, Australia · www.myplanmanager.com.au
Buckeye Partners L.P. 2019-05-10 10.3B USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Houston, Texas · www.buckeye.com
GCT Global Container Terminals 2018-06-07 - Stake Purchase
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.globalterminals.com
Genie Solutions 2017-04-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Fortitude, Australia · www.geniesolutionssoftware.com.au
Tandem Corp Pty Ltd. 2016-06-24 - Secondary Buyout
Malvern , Australia · www.tandemcorp.com
ITR Concession Co., LLC 2015-05-27 5.7B USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Granger, Indiana · www.indianatollroad.org
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Enwave Energy Corp. 2021-02-02 Centrio Energy Corp. 2021-02-02 1
Toronto, Ontario · www.enwave.com Chicago, Illinois · www.centrioenergy.com
Buckeye Partners L.P. 2019-05-10 Magellan Midstream Partners LP - Select Marine Terminals 2020-01-21 2
Houston, Texas · www.buckeye.com Tulsa, Oklahoma

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 1 (17%) - 3 (38%) 5.7B (30%)
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (33%) 13.5B (100%) 2 (25%) 13.5B (70%)
Infrastructure 1 (17%) - 1 (13%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (17%) - 1 (13%) -
Software 1 (17%) - 1 (13%) -
Total 6 $13.5B 8 $19.2B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 2 (33%) 10.3B (77%) 3 (38%) 16.0B (84%)
  Texas 1 (17%) 10.3B (77%) 1 (13%) 10.3B (54%)
  South Carolina 1 (17%) - 1 (13%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (13%) 5.7B (30%)
Australia 2 (33%) - 3 (38%) -
Canada 2 (33%) 3.2B (23%) 2 (25%) 3.2B (16%)
  Ontario 1 (17%) 3.2B (23%) 1 (13%) 3.2B (16%)
  British Columbia 1 (17%) - 1 (13%) -
Total 6 $13.5B 8 $19.2B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (50%) 10.3B (77%) 4 (50%) 16.0B (84%)
Secondary Buyout 2 (33%) 3.2B (23%) 2 (25%) 3.2B (16%)
Stake Purchase 1 (17%) - 2 (25%) -
Total 6 $13.5B 8 $19.2B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BofA Securities
1
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Goldman Sachs
1
Legal Deals
Baker Botts LLP
1
White & Case
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $19.2B
TOTAL $19.2B
Largest Buckeye Partners L.P.
$10.3B (2019-05-10)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
2 (25%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

FAQ

When was IFM Investors Private Equity founded?

IFM Investors Private Equity was founded in 1998.

What type of investor is IFM Investors Private Equity?

IFM Investors Private Equity is a private equity firm.

Where is IFM Investors Private Equity headquartered?

IFM Investors Private Equity is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

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