Investment Summary

KKR and NovaQuest Invest In Argenta Global

On November 18, 2020, private equity firms KKR and NovaQuest invested in consumer services company Argenta Global

Investment Highlights
  • This is KKR’s 8th and NovaQuest’s 1st transaction in the Consumer Services sector.
  • This is KKR’s 1st and NovaQuest’s 1st transaction in New Zealand.

Investment Summary

Date 2020-11-18
Target Argenta Global
Sector Consumer Services
Investor(s) KKR
NovaQuest
Deal Type Growth Capital

Target

Argenta Global

Auckland, New Zealand
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Argenta Global is an animal health-focused pharma services platform. Argenta is a fully integrated contract research organization (CRO) and contract manufacturing organization (CMO) specialized in animal health. Argenta Global was founded in 2006 and is based in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Investor(S) 2

Investor

KKR

New York, New York, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1976
PE ASSETS 510.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION
KKR's office in Menlo Park, California.
KKR's office in Menlo Park, California.

KKR is a global investment firm founded by Jerome Kohlberg, Henry Kravis, and George Roberts. The Firm is separated into several business segments including private markets, public markets, capital markets, and other principal activities. KKR's private equity practice invests in management buyouts, take privates, corporate divestitures, industry consolidations, and partnerships with family-owned companies. KKR will invest in a broad range of industries and companies and will consider businesses throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia/New Zealand. Sectors of interest include chemicals, consumer products, energy and natural resources, financial services, healthcare, industrial, media/communications, retail, and technology. In addition to its traditional principal investment activity business, KKR also invests in infrastructure assets. KKR was formed in 1976 and is based in New York, New York.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 360 of 434
Sector (Consumer Services) 8 of 8
Type (Growth Capital) 59 of 64
Country (New Zealand) 1 of 4
Year (2020) 38 of 38
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-11-17 Zeus

Menlo Park, California, United States

Zeus is a $100 million platform focused on investing in and operating a portfolio of emerging medical device companies. Zeus was established in 2020 and is based in Menlo Park, California.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-12-15 T-Solar Global SA

Madrid, Spain

T-Solar Global SA is a generator of solar photovoltaic (PV) power to European clients. T-Solar Global was formed in 2006 and is based in Madrid, Spain.

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Investor

NovaQuest

Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2010
PE ASSETS 3.0B USD
Size Large
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

NovaQuest Capital Management is a private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in growth-stage middle-market healthcare companies. Specific areas of interest include life science, medical technology, healthcare/facility services, and healthcare focused IT. The Firm targets profitable companies valued up to $500 million with $20 to $100 million of revenue. NovaQuest Capital Management was established in 2000 and is based in Raleigh, North Carolina.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 11 of 14
Sector (Consumer Services) 1 of 2
Type (Growth Capital) 4 of 5
Country (New Zealand) 1 of 1
Year (2020) 3 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-10-19 Mileutis

Ness Ziona, Israel

Mileutis is a biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel and biologically sourced. The company has developed a line of biopharmaceuticals that are revolutionizing the way veterinarians treat a wide range of diseases. Mileutis is based in Ness Ziona, Israel.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-01-19 CoreRx

Clearwater, Florida, United States

CoreRx is a provider of clinical and commercial CDMO services to a wide range of small to mid-sized pharmaceutical and biotech clients. CoreRx was founded in 2006 and is based in Clearwater, Florida.

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