Ironbridge Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Ironbridge Capital’s most common sectors for investment are business services (16%) and healthcare services (16%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (74%) and divestiture (16%). In total, Ironbridge Capital has invested in 1 US state and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired iNova Pharmaceuticals Pty for $349M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (67%). Ironbridge Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2005 when it sold Affinity Health for $1.0B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity28
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 1

Ironbridge Capital

Level 32 Australia Square 264 George Street ,
Sydney, NSW 2000
Australia
+61 2 9250 8700
www.ironbridge.com.au
contact@ironbridge.com.au

Ironbridge Capital is a middle-market private equity firm that targets growth capital and buyout investments in Australia and New Zealand. Ironbridge focuses its investment activity within the services sector and targets businesses with the potential for strong and sustained growth in revenue and profitability. Ironbridge Capital was formed in 2003 and has offices in Sydney and Auckland.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Services, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Franchising, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Leisure, Life Science, Manufacturing, Marine, Media, Retail

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

Geographic Preferences: Australia/New Zealand

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 19 - - - - - 19
vol $1.6B $1.6B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 8 1 - - - - 9
vol $2.3B $2.3B
  28

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Tandem Corp Pty Ltd. 2016-06-24 - Secondary Buyout
Malvern , Australia · www.tandemcorp.com
Hillsdale Furniture LLC 2013-01-24 - Secondary Buyout
Louisville, Kentucky · www.hillsdalefurniture.com
EnviroWaste Services Ltd. 2013-01-15 422M USD Add-on Acquisition
Auckland, New Zealand · www.envirowaste.co.nz
iNova Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty Ltd. 2011-11-20 498M AUD Add-on Acquisition
Chatswood, Australia · www.inovapharma.com
Tandem Corp Pty Ltd. 2011-10-31 150M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Malvern , Australia · www.tandemcorp.com
Australian Offshore Solutions (AOS) 2011-10-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Fremantle, Australia · www.aosau.com
Easternwell Group Pty Ltd. 2010-12-13 409M AUD Add-on Acquisition
Brisbane, Australia · www.easternwell.com.au
Global Renewables 2010-12-01 41M AUD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sydney, Australia · www.globalrenewables.com.au
Bravura Solutions 2009-09-01 - Stake Purchase
Adelaide, Australia · www.bravurasolutions.com
Mrs Crocket's Kitchen Pty Ltd 2009-07-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Colmslie, Australia · www.mrscrockets.com.au
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 1 (17%) - 3 (16%) 150M (9%)
Healthcare Services 1 (17%) 66M (15%) 3 (16%) 138M (9%)
Retail 1 (17%) 340M (76%) 2 (11%) 403M (25%)
Environmental 1 (17%) 41M (9%) 2 (11%) 206M (13%)
Marine 1 (17%) - 2 (11%) 204M (13%)
Life Science - - 1 (5%) 349M (22%)
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (5%) 144M (9%)
Insurance - - 1 (5%) 28M (2%)
Food - - 1 (5%) -
Furniture - - 1 (5%) -
Leisure - - 1 (5%) -
Media 1 (17%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 6 $447M 19 $1.6B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Australia 5 (83%) 447M (100%) 14 (74%) 1.4B (85%)
New Zealand 1 (17%) - 4 (21%) 236M (15%)
United States - - 1 (5%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (5%) -
Domestic 5 (83%) 447M (100%) 14 (74%) 1.4B (85%)
Cross-border 1 (17%) - 5 (26%) 236M (15%)
Total 6 $447M 19 $1.6B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (83%) 447M (100%) 14 (74%) 1.1B (66%)
Divestiture - - 3 (16%) 349M (22%)
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (5%) 204M (13%)
Stake Purchase 1 (17%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 6 $447M 19 $1.6B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (44%) 2.3B (100%)
Secondary Sale 2 (22%) -
Trade Sale 2 (22%) -
Unknown 1 (11%) -
Total 9 $2.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Macquarie Capital
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 6 $1.4B
< $100M 5 $269M
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest iNova Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty Ltd.
$349M (2006-11-09)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.3B
TOTAL $2.3B
Largest Affinity Health Ltd.
$1.0B (2005-04-14)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
25%
1 25%
Strategic(s)
75%
3 75%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
25%
2 25%
Strategic(s)
75%
6 75%

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