Investindustrial Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Investindustrial has acquired 15 companies. It has also invested in 4 others.

Investindustrial’s most common sectors for investment arefood (11%) and consumer products (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (42%) and secondary buyout (25%). In total, Investindustrial has invested in 5 US states and 10 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2011 when it acquired Gruppo Coin for $1.9B.

In the last 3 years, Investindustrial has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (48%). Investindustrial’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Avincis for $2.3B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity90
    • M&A Buy Activity56
    • M&A Sell Activity34
  • Total Sectors Invested 31
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 38
  • M&A Advisors 18

Investindustrial

16 Palace Street ,
London, SW1E 5JD
United Kingdom
+44 207 664 2121
www.investindustrial.com
info@investindustrial.com

Investindustrial is an investment firm focused on creating global leaders through organic growth and acquisitions. The Firm is operationally driven and seeks opportunities in Southern Europe. Areas of interest include services, consumer, retail, leisure, and industrial manufacturing. Investindustrial has offices in London, Luxembourg, Milan, Lugano, Barcelona, Shanghai, and New York.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Beverages, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Education, Electrical Equipment, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Gaming, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Leisure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Publishing, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: West US, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Scandinavia, Asia/Pacific

Transaction Criteria Min Max
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M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (5.2/yr) # 30 7 6 3 7 3 56
vol $6.0B $160M $6.2B
Sell (2.6/yr) # 21 6 - 1 3 3 34
vol $6.1B $1.8B $7.9B
  90

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Eataly S.p.A. 2022-09-21 - Secondary Buyout
Torino, Italy · www.eataly.net
Benvic Europe SAS 2022-08-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Chevigny Saint Sauveur, France · www.benvic.com
Parker Food Group 2022-08-11 - Secondary Buyout
Fort Worth, Texas · www.parkerfoodgroup.com
TreeHouse Foods, Inc. - Meal Preparation Division 2022-08-11 - Divestiture
Oak Brook, Illinois
Natra, S.A. 2022-07-15 - Secondary Buyout
Madrid, Spain · www.natra.es
Neolith Distribution, S.L.U. 2022-04-18 - Secondary Buyout
Almazora, Spain · www.neolith.com
Ermenegildo Zegna Holditalia S.p.A. 2021-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Trivero, Italy · www.zegna.com
La Doria SPA 2021-10-28 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Salerno, Italy · www.gruppoladoria.it
Rimac Automobili 2021-10-01 - Stake Purchase
Sveta Nedelja, Croatia · www.rimac-automobili.com
lifebrain AG 2021-07-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Vienna, Austria · www.lifebrain.at
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Design Holding S.p.A. 2018-09-12 Designers Company A/S 2022-04-27 5
Milan, Spain · www.designholding.com Copenhagen, Denmark · www.menuspace.com
Design Holding S.p.A. 2018-09-12 YDesign Group LLC 2021-04-19 4
Milan, Spain · www.designholding.com San Francisco, California · www.ylighting.com
Farmaceutica Procemsa SpA 2019-06-27 Officina Farmaceutica Italiana SPA 2020-12-16 1
Nichelino, Italy · www.procemsa.it Bergamo, Italy · www.ofi.it
Design Holding S.p.A. 2018-09-12 Louis Poulsen Lighting A/S 2018-09-12 3
Milan, Spain · www.designholding.com Copenhagen, Denmark · www.louispoulsen.com
Design Holding S.p.A. 2018-09-12 B&B ITALIA SPA 2018-09-12 2
Milan, Spain · www.designholding.com Novedrate, Italy · www.bebitalia.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Food 5 (22%) - 6 (11%) 160M (3%)
Consumer Products 2 (9%) - 4 (7%) -
Business Services 1 (4%) - 3 (5%) 2.2B (36%)
Retail 1 (4%) - 3 (5%) 2.1B (34%)
Communications - - 3 (5%) 237M (4%)
Leisure 1 (4%) - 3 (5%) 113M (2%)
Apparel/Textiles 1 (4%) - 3 (5%) -
Automotive 2 (9%) - 3 (5%) -
Healthcare Services - - 2 (4%) 87M (1%)
Chemicals 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Gaming - - 2 (4%) -
Information Technology 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Life Science 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Publishing - - 1 (2%) 1.0B (16%)
Transportation - - 1 (2%) 231M (4%)
Building Materials - - 1 (2%) -
Construction - - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (2%) -
Education 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Environmental - - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (2%) -
Furniture - - 1 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Machinery 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (2%) -
Medical Products 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Packaging 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Plastics - - 1 (2%) -
Restaurants 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 23 - 56 $6.2B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Italy 11 (48%) - 26 (46%) 2.2B (36%)
Spain 3 (13%) - 14 (25%) 3.7B (60%)
United States 4 (17%) - 5 (9%) -
  Texas 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Kentucky 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Illinois 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  California 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (2%) -
United Kingdom 2 (9%) - 4 (7%) -
France - - 2 (4%) 237M (4%)
Croatia 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Luxembourg 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Poland 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Austria - - 1 (2%) -
Denmark - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 2 (9%) - 4 (7%) -
Cross-border 21 (91%) - 52 (93%) 6.2B (100%)
Total 23 - 56 $6.2B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 10 (43%) - 23 (41%) 3.6B (58%)
Secondary Buyout 6 (26%) - 14 (25%) 2.1B (34%)
Stake Purchase 4 (17%) - 8 (14%) -
Divestiture 2 (9%) - 6 (11%) 349M (6%)
Going Private - - 2 (4%) 160M (3%)
Consolidation 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (2%) -
PIPE - - 1 (2%) -
Total 23 - 56 $6.2B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 10 (29%) 1.9B (23%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 7 (21%) 6.1B (76%)
Secondary Sale 6 (18%) 23M (< 1%)
IPO 4 (12%) -
Merger 4 (12%) -
Unknown 2 (6%) -
Stake Sale 1 (3%) -
Total 34 $7.9B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lehman Brothers, Inc.
2
Lazard Ltd.
2
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
2
Legal Deals
Chiomenti Studio Legale
5
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
2
Araoz y Rueda Abogados S.L.P
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $4.6B
$100M to $1B 6 $1.5B
< $100M 1 $87M
TOTAL $6.2B
Largest Gruppo Coin SpA
$1.9B (2011-05-09)
sell # Total
> $1B 4 $6.3B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.5B
< $100M 2 $115M
TOTAL $7.9B
Largest Avincis
$2.3B (2014-03-27)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
23%
13 (23%)
Strategic(s)
9%
5 (9%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
18%
6 (18%)
Strategic(s)
59%
20 (59%)

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