Investcorp International Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

In the last 3 years, Investcorp International has acquired 18 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

Investcorp International’s most common sectors for investment aresoftware (11%) and information technology (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (36%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (31%). In total, Investcorp International has invested in 20 US states and 21 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2016 when it acquired AlixPartners for $2.5B.

In the last 3 years, Investcorp International has exited 12 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (47%). Investcorp International’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Berlin Packaging for $1.4B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity242
    • M&A Buy Activity150
    • M&A Sell Activity92
  • Total Sectors Invested 38
  • Total Countries Invested 21
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 83
  • M&A Advisors 33

Investcorp International, Inc.

Investcorp House,PO Box 5340,
Manama,
Bahrain
+ 973 17532000
www.investcorp.com
info@investcorp.com

Investcorp International, Inc. is a publicly traded global investment group focused on a variety of investment disciplines. Practice areas include private equity in North America and Western Europe, hedge funds, US real estate, technology investments, and Middle Eastern private equity. Within North America/Europe private equity, Investcorp targets market leaders with proven track records. It looks to invest $15 to $50 million in companies with revenues of $10 to $250 million. Investcorp's technology group sponsors growth-oriented control investments in the tech sector. Investcorp's Middle East practice focuses on buyout/build opportunities in North Africa and the Gulf Region. Target sectors include services, infrastructure, manufacturing, and energy. Investcorp was formed in 1982 and is based in Manama, Bahrain.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Environmental, Financial Services, Furniture, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Packaging, Plastics, Real Estate, Retail, Safety/Security, Semiconductors, Software, Staffing, Technology Hardware, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, Western Europe, Eastern Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 250
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 15 50
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (5.0/yr) # 125 4 5 9 3 4 150
vol $12.8B $473M $110M $180M $13.6B
Sell (3.0/yr) # 77 3 3 3 1 5 92
vol $19.3B $682M $15M $580M $360M $20.9B
  242

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Arrowhead Engineered Products, Inc. 2021-08-31 - Secondary Buyout
Blaine, Minnesota · www.arrowheadepinc.com
Hydrasun Ltd. 2021-07-13 - Secondary Buyout
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.hydrasun.com
PRO Unlimited, Inc. 2021-06-28 - Secondary Buyout
San Francisco, California · www.prounlimited.com
RoadSafe Traffic Systems, Inc. 2021-04-12 - Secondary Buyout
Bensalem, Pennsylvania · www.roadsafetraffic.com
Kee Safety Ltd. 2021-04-07 - Sold to Management
West Midlands, United Kingdom · www.keesafetygroup.com
Investis Ltd. 2021-03-30 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.investisdigital.com
Paper Source, Inc. 2021-03-02 - Bankruptcy
Chicago, Illinois · www.paper-source.com
Ksm Consulting LLC 2021-02-22 - Secondary Buyout
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.ksmconsulting.com
Tempus Nova, Inc. 2021-02-22 - Secondary Buyout
Denver, Colorado · www.tempusnova.com
Sanos Clinic A/S 2020-12-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Herlev, Denmark · www.sanosclinic.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Dainese S.p.A. 2014-11-05 TCX S.r.l. (Torsion Control System) 2020-10-01 1
Molvena, Italy · www.dainese.com Montebelluna, Italy · www.tcxboots.com
Archway Marketing Services, Inc. 2012-07-09 Teraco, Inc. 2019-02-13 2
Rogers, Minnesota · www.archway.com Midland, Texas · www.teraco.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 5 (10%) 96M (3%) 16 (11%) 391M (3%)
Information Technology 4 (8%) - 12 (8%) 830M (6%)
Business Services 6 (12%) 270M (8%) 12 (8%) 570M (4%)
Distribution 3 (6%) - 9 (6%) 1.1B (8%)
Consumer Products 3 (6%) 151M (4%) 9 (6%) 536M (4%)
Retail 2 (4%) 65M (2%) 9 (6%) 490M (4%)
Internet Software and Services 4 (8%) - 8 (5%) -
Building Materials 1 (2%) - 7 (5%) 2.2B (16%)
Apparel/Textiles 3 (6%) 163M (5%) 7 (5%) 871M (6%)
Technology Hardware - - 5 (3%) 42M (< 1%)
Financial Services 3 (6%) 2.5B (70%) 4 (3%) 2.5B (19%)
Chemicals - - 4 (3%) 873M (6%)
Manufacturing 2 (4%) - 4 (3%) -
Marketing 2 (4%) 300M (8%) 3 (2%) 300M (2%)
Food 1 (2%) - 3 (2%) 154M (1%)
Healthcare Services 2 (4%) 45M (1%) 3 (2%) 45M (< 1%)
Automotive 1 (2%) - 3 (2%) -
Communications - - 3 (2%) -
Packaging - - 3 (2%) -
Semiconductors - - 3 (2%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 3 (2%) -
Publishing - - 2 (1%) 350M (3%)
Consumer Services - - 2 (1%) -
Life Science 2 (4%) - 2 (1%) -
Safety/Security 1 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Transportation - - 1 (1%) 730M (5%)
Leisure - - 1 (1%) 728M (5%)
Engineering - - 1 (1%) 479M (3%)
Furniture - - 1 (1%) 462M (3%)
Agriculture 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
E-Commerce 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Education - - 1 (1%) -
Electronics 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Information Services 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Media 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Staffing 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 52 $3.6B 151 $13.7B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 13 (25%) 2.8B (78%) 74 (49%) 7.0B (51%)
  California 1 (2%) - 12 (8%) 42M (< 1%)
  Illinois 2 (4%) 2.5B (70%) 7 (5%) 2.5B (18%)
  New York 2 (4%) - 7 (5%) 485M (4%)
  Texas - - 7 (5%) 730M (5%)
  Massachusetts - - 5 (3%) 115M (1%)
  Virginia 1 (2%) - 4 (3%) -
  New Jersey 1 (2%) - 4 (3%) -
  Georgia - - 4 (3%) 458M (3%)
  Colorado 2 (4%) - 3 (2%) -
  Minnesota 1 (2%) 300M (8%) 3 (2%) 300M (2%)
  Ohio - - 3 (2%) 936M (7%)
  Indiana 2 (4%) - 2 (1%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
  North Carolina - - 2 (1%) 700M (5%)
  Arizona - - 2 (1%) 425M (3%)
  Maryland - - 2 (1%) 300M (2%)
  Alabama - - 2 (1%) -
  Washington - - 1 (1%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (1%) -
  Idaho - - 1 (1%) -
United Kingdom 4 (8%) 96M (3%) 19 (13%) 2.8B (20%)
Germany 2 (4%) - 8 (5%) 631M (5%)
Saudi Arabia 5 (10%) - 5 (3%) -
Italy 4 (8%) 163M (5%) 5 (3%) 163M (1%)
Switzerland 2 (4%) - 5 (3%) 345M (3%)
Netherlands 1 (2%) 270M (8%) 5 (3%) 1.1B (8%)
Turkey 4 (8%) - 4 (3%) -
Denmark 3 (6%) 140M (4%) 4 (3%) 1.1B (8%)
India 3 (6%) 56M (2%) 3 (2%) 56M (< 1%)
Sweden 2 (4%) 65M (2%) 3 (2%) 527M (4%)
Spain 2 (4%) - 3 (2%) -
Kuwait 2 (4%) - 2 (1%) -
France 1 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Norway 1 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
United Arab Emirates 1 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Channel Islands 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Finland 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Canada - - 1 (1%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (1%) -
Ireland - - 1 (1%) -
Puerto Rico - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 13 (25%) 2.8B (78%) 74 (49%) 7.0B (51%)
Cross-border 39 (75%) 791M (22%) 77 (51%) 6.7B (49%)
Total 52 $3.6B 151 $13.7B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 20 (38%) 3.3B (92%) 54 (36%) 9.6B (70%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 11 (21%) 163M (5%) 46 (30%) 1.1B (8%)
Divestiture 4 (8%) 130M (4%) 13 (9%) 1.8B (13%)
Growth Capital 7 (13%) - 13 (9%) 345M (3%)
Stake Purchase 9 (17%) - 11 (7%) -
Venture - - 8 (5%) 42M (< 1%)
Recapitalization 1 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Going Private - - 1 (1%) 436M (3%)
Special Situations/Distressed - - 1 (1%) 425M (3%)
Acquisition Financing - - 1 (1%) -
PIPE - - 1 (1%) -
Total 52 $3.6B 151 $13.7B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 35 (38%) 10.6B (55%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 26 (28%) 5.8B (30%)
Trade Sale 17 (18%) 2.7B (14%)
IPO 7 (8%) -
Sold to Management 3 (3%) 160M (1%)
Bankruptcy 2 (2%) -
Divestiture 1 (1%) -
Merger 1 (1%) -
Total 92 $19.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
3
William Blair & Co. LLC
3
Castlegreen Partners LLP
2
Legal Deals
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
6
Shearman & Sterling LLP
3
SJ Berwin LLP
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.5B
$100M to $1B 27 $10.9B
< $100M 7 $303M
TOTAL $13.7B
Largest AlixPartners LLP
$2.5B (2016-11-07)
sell # Total
> $1B 7 $8.6B
$100M to $1B 27 $12.0B
< $100M 7 $307M
TOTAL $20.9B
Largest Berlin Packaging LLC
$1.4B (2014-10-06)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
35%
53 (35%)
Strategic(s)
7%
11 (7%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
35%
32 (35%)
Strategic(s)
49%
45 (49%)

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