L Capital Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

L Capital Management’s most common sectors for investment are apparel/textiles (30%) and retail (19%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (60%) and stake purchase (19%). In total, L Capital Management has invested in 2 US states and 10 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired Stroili Oro Group for $203M.

In the last 3 years, L Capital Management has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (40%). L Capital Management’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2008 when it sold Micromania France SAS for $541M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity42
    • M&A Buy Activity27
    • M&A Sell Activity15
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 17
  • M&A Advisors 3

L Capital Management

1, rue Euler,
Paris, 75008
France
+ 33 1 44 13 22 06
www.lcapital.eu
lcapital@lvmh.fr

L Capital Management is a private equity firm that focuses on acquiring businesses primarily in Europe and also look for potential opportunities in North America and Asia. It looks to invests €15 - €60 million in companies with revenues of €30 - €400 million. The firm seeks to hold both minority and majority stake in portfolio companies along with co-investors. Specific areas of interest include personal care and well-being, personal equipment, home and family equipment and selective retailing. Types of transaction include LBO’s and growth capital financing. L Capital is sponsored by the LVMH Group and Groupe Arnault. L Capital was formed in 2001 and is based Paris, France with additional offices in Milan, Italy and Madrid, Spain.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Consumer Products, Healthcare Services, Manufacturing, Retail

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific, Central Asia/India

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 30 400
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 15 60
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 27 - - - - - 27
vol $364M $364M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 13 1 - 1 - - 15
vol $879M $879M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Captain Tortue Group 2018-12-13 - Secondary Buyout
Cedex, France · www.captaintortuegroup.com
Stroili Oro Group SpA 2016-07-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Amaro, Italy · www.stroilioro.com
Cigierre Compagnia Generale Ristorazione S.p.A 2015-11-12 338M EUR Secondary Buyout
Torreano di Martignacco (UD), Italy · www.cigierre.com
El Ganso 2015-10-09 - Stake Purchase
Madrid, Spain · www.elganso.com
L'AMY Group S.A. (TWC L’AMY Group) 2015-06-01 - Stake Sale
Morez, France · www.lamy-diffusion.com
ba&Sh SAS 2015-04-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paris, France · www.ba-sh.com
Seafolly Pty. Ltd. 2014-12-03 - Growth Capital
Mascot, Australia · www.seafolly.com
Calligaris s.p.a. 2014-05-28 - Sold to Management
Manzano, Italy · www.calligaris.it
Vicini SpA 2014-04-07 - Growth Capital
San Mauro Pascoli, · www.vicinishoes.com
Giuseppe Zanotti S.p.A. 2014-04-07 - Stake Purchase
San Mauro Pascoli, Italy · www.giuseppezanottidesign.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Apparel/Textiles 4 (50%) - 8 (30%) 118M (32%)
Retail 1 (13%) - 5 (19%) 203M (56%)
Consumer Products 1 (13%) - 2 (7%) -
Food - - 2 (7%) -
Furniture - - 2 (7%) -
Restaurants - - 2 (7%) -
Leisure 1 (13%) 43M (100%) 1 (4%) 43M (12%)
Beverages - - 1 (4%) -
Business Services - - 1 (4%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (4%) -
Marketing - - 1 (4%) -
Medical Products 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 $43M 27 $364M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Italy 2 (29%) - 9 (35%) 203M (56%)
France 1 (14%) - 8 (31%) -
Spain 1 (14%) - 2 (8%) -
United States - - 2 (8%) -
  New York - - 1 (4%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (4%) -
India 1 (14%) 43M (100%) 1 (4%) 43M (12%)
Australia 1 (14%) - 1 (4%) -
Taiwan 1 (14%) - 1 (4%) -
Sweden - - 1 (4%) 118M (32%)
Monaco - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 1 (14%) - 8 (31%) -
Cross-border 6 (86%) 43M (100%) 18 (69%) 364M (100%)
Total 7 $43M 26 $364M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (25%) - 16 (59%) 118M (32%)
Stake Purchase 2 (25%) - 5 (19%) -
Growth Capital 3 (38%) - 3 (11%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (4%) 203M (56%)
PIPE 1 (13%) 43M (100%) 1 (4%) 43M (12%)
Joint Venture - - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 $43M 27 $364M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 6 (40%) 338M (38%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (13%) 541M (62%)
IPO 2 (13%) -
Stake Sale 2 (13%) -
Trade Sale 2 (13%) -
Sold to Management 1 (7%) -
Total 15 $879M

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Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $321M
< $100M 1 $43M
TOTAL $364M
Largest Stroili Oro Group SpA
$203M (2006-04-04)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $879M
TOTAL $879M
Largest Micromania France SAS
$541M (2008-11-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
71%
10 71%
Strategic(s)
29%
4 29%

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