Investcorp International Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

In the last 3 years, Investcorp International has acquired 16 companies. It has also invested in 4 others.

Investcorp International’s most common sectors for investment aresoftware (10%) and business services (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (33%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (32%). In total, Investcorp International has invested in 22 US states and 23 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 9 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (44%). 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 Activity279
    • M&A Buy Activity174
    • M&A Sell Activity105
  • Total Sectors Invested 38
  • Total Countries Invested 23
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 89
  • M&A Advisors 38

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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (6.0/yr) # 144 10 9 7 3 1 174
vol $13.4B $180M $13.6B
Sell (2.4/yr) # 93 3 5 4 - - 105
vol $20.6B $360M $133M $21.0B
  279

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Best in Class Technology Services 2024-01-09 - Secondary Buyout
Lenexa, Kansas · www.bctsco.com
Outcomes First 1 Ltd. 2023-12-12 - Divestiture
Bolton, United Kingdom · www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk
SEC Newgate S.p.A. 2023-07-03 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Milan, Italy · www.secnewgate.com
Shearer Supply, Inc. 2023-04-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Farmers Branch, Texas · www.shearersupply.com
CrossCountry Consulting LLC 2022-12-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
McLean, Virginia · www.crosscountry-consulting.com
Marble Point Credit Management LLC 2022-12-02 - Divestiture
Greenwich, Connecticut · www.marblepointcredit.com
Sunrise Produce Co. 2022-10-04 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Fullerton, California · www.sunriseproduce.com
United Talent Agency, Inc. 2022-07-18 - Secondary Sale
Beverly Hills, California · www.unitedtalent.com
softgarden e-recruiting GmbH 2022-06-14 133M EUR Trade Sale
Berlin, Germany · www.softgarden.com
Agromillora Iberia SL 2022-03-28 - Secondary Sale
Barcelona, Spain · www.agromillora.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Resultant 2021-02-22 Tempus Nova, Inc. 2021-02-22 1
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.resultant.com Denver, Colorado · www.tempusnova.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 4 (7%) 96M (3%) 16 (9%) 391M (3%)
Information Technology 7 (11%) - 15 (9%) 830M (6%)
Business Services 7 (11%) - 15 (9%) 650M (5%)
Consumer Products 5 (8%) 151M (5%) 12 (7%) 536M (4%)
Distribution 4 (7%) - 11 (6%) 1.1B (8%)
Internet Software and Services 6 (10%) - 10 (6%) -
Retail 1 (2%) 65M (2%) 9 (5%) 490M (4%)
Apparel/Textiles 3 (5%) 270M (9%) 8 (5%) 1.1B (8%)
Building Materials - - 7 (4%) 2.2B (16%)
Financial Services 3 (5%) 2.5B (80%) 5 (3%) 2.5B (19%)
Healthcare Services 4 (7%) 45M (1%) 5 (3%) 45M (< 1%)
Technology Hardware - - 5 (3%) 42M (< 1%)
Chemicals - - 4 (2%) 873M (6%)
Marketing 2 (3%) - 4 (2%) 300M (2%)
Consumer Services 1 (2%) - 4 (2%) -
Life Science 4 (7%) - 4 (2%) -
Food 1 (2%) - 3 (2%) 154M (1%)
Automotive 1 (2%) - 3 (2%) -
Communications - - 3 (2%) -
E-Commerce 3 (5%) - 3 (2%) -
Manufacturing - - 3 (2%) -
Packaging - - 3 (2%) -
Semiconductors - - 3 (2%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 3 (2%) -
Leisure 1 (2%) - 2 (1%) 728M (5%)
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Safety/Security 1 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Transportation - - 1 (1%) 730M (5%)
Engineering - - 1 (1%) 479M (4%)
Furniture - - 1 (1%) 462M (3%)
Agriculture - - 1 (1%) -
Education - - 1 (1%) -
Electronics - - 1 (1%) -
Information Services 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Media - - 1 (1%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Publishing - - 1 (1%) -
Staffing - - 1 (1%) -
Total 61 $3.1B 175 $13.7B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 17 (28%) 2.5B (80%) 81 (46%) 7.0B (51%)
  California 1 (2%) - 13 (7%) 42M (< 1%)
  Texas 2 (3%) - 9 (5%) 730M (5%)
  New York 2 (3%) 2.5B (80%) 7 (4%) 3.0B (22%)
  Illinois 2 (3%) - 7 (4%) -
  Virginia 2 (3%) - 5 (3%) -
  Massachusetts - - 5 (3%) 115M (1%)
  Pennsylvania 3 (5%) - 4 (2%) -
  New Jersey 1 (2%) - 4 (2%) -
  Georgia - - 4 (2%) 458M (3%)
  Ohio - - 3 (2%) 936M (7%)
  Minnesota - - 3 (2%) 300M (2%)
  Connecticut 2 (3%) - 2 (1%) -
  Indiana 1 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
  North Carolina - - 2 (1%) 700M (5%)
  Arizona - - 2 (1%) 425M (3%)
  Maryland - - 2 (1%) 300M (2%)
  Alabama - - 2 (1%) -
  Kansas 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Washington - - 1 (1%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (1%) -
  Idaho - - 1 (1%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (1%) -
United Kingdom 7 (11%) 96M (3%) 22 (13%) 2.8B (20%)
India 9 (15%) 56M (2%) 9 (5%) 56M (< 1%)
Italy 5 (8%) - 8 (5%) 146M (1%)
Germany - - 8 (5%) 631M (5%)
China 6 (10%) - 6 (3%) -
Saudi Arabia 4 (7%) - 6 (3%) -
Netherlands 1 (2%) 270M (9%) 5 (3%) 1.1B (8%)
Switzerland 1 (2%) - 5 (3%) 345M (3%)
Turkey 4 (7%) - 4 (2%) -
Denmark 2 (3%) 140M (4%) 3 (2%) 1.1B (8%)
Sweden 2 (3%) 65M (2%) 3 (2%) 527M (4%)
Spain - - 3 (2%) -
France - - 2 (1%) -
United Arab Emirates - - 2 (1%) -
Channel Islands 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Kuwait 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Singapore 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Canada - - 1 (1%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (1%) -
Finland - - 1 (1%) -
Ireland - - 1 (1%) -
Norway - - 1 (1%) -
Puerto Rico - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 17 (28%) 2.5B (80%) 81 (46%) 7.0B (51%)
Cross-border 44 (72%) 628M (20%) 94 (54%) 6.7B (49%)
Total 61 $3.1B 175 $13.7B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 14 (23%) 3.0B (96%) 57 (33%) 9.6B (70%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 19 (31%) - 55 (31%) 1.1B (8%)
Growth Capital 12 (20%) - 19 (11%) 345M (3%)
Divestiture 6 (10%) 130M (4%) 16 (9%) 1.8B (13%)
Venture 3 (5%) - 11 (6%) 42M (< 1%)
Stake Purchase 6 (10%) - 11 (6%) -
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 61 $3.1B 175 $13.7B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 39 (37%) 10.6B (54%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 28 (27%) 6.0B (31%)
Trade Sale 18 (17%) 2.7B (14%)
IPO 10 (10%) -
Sold to Management 3 (3%) 160M (1%)
Bankruptcy 3 (3%) -
Divestiture 1 (1%) -
Merger 1 (1%) -
Sold to Existing Investors 1 (1%) -
Unknown 1 (1%) -
Total 105 $19.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
William Blair
3
Barclays Investment Bank
3
Houlihan Lokey
3
Legal Deals
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
7
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 28 $12.2B
< $100M 7 $307M
TOTAL $21.0B
Largest Berlin Packaging LLC
$1.4B (2014-10-06)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
31%
55 (31%)
Strategic(s)
8%
14 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
33%
35 (33%)
Strategic(s)
46%
48 (46%)

FAQ

When was Investcorp International, Inc. founded?

Investcorp International, Inc. was founded in 1982.

What type of investor is Investcorp International, Inc.?

Investcorp International, Inc. is an asset manager.

Where is Investcorp International, Inc. headquartered?

Investcorp International, Inc. is headquartered in Manama, Bahrain.

How much capital does Investcorp International, Inc. have under management?

Investcorp International, Inc. has 21.4B USD under management.

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