Langholm Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Langholm Capital’s most common sectors for investment arefood (34%) and apparel/textiles (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (89%) and growth capital (12%). In total, Langholm Capital has invested in 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2008 when it acquired Tyrrells Potato Crisps for $40M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (60%). Langholm Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2009 when it sold Just Group for $346M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 1

Langholm Capital

2nd Floor 17 Waterloo Place,
London, SW1Y 4AR
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7484 8850
www.langholm.com
info@langholm.com

Langholm Capital is an independent private equity firm that targets investments in middle-market consumer-oriented companies. Specific areas of interest include companies that target markets in health and well-being, convenience, services aimed at the aging population, and emerging/innovative brands. Langholm Capital looks for companies valued up to €200 million and generally based in the UK and Western Europe. Langholm Capital was formed in 2002 and is headquartered in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Beverages, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, E-Commerce, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Furniture, Leisure, Restaurants

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Nordic

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - 200
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
vol $40M $40M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $500M $500M
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
The Bart Ingredients Co., Ltd. 2017-10-18 - Trade Sale
Bristol, United Kingdom · www.bart-ingredients.co.uk
Woolovers Ltd. 2015-07-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
West Sussex, United Kingdom · www.woolovers.com
Tyrrells Potato Crisps Ltd. 2013-08-01 154M GBP Secondary Sale
Leominster, United Kingdom · www.tyrrellspotatochips.co.uk
Purity Soft Drinks Ltd. 2012-04-27 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Wednesbury, United Kingdom · www.puritysoftdrinks.co.uk
Farmos Oy 2010-08-11 - Trade Sale
Turku, Finland · www.farmos.com
The Bart Ingredients Co., Ltd. 2010-05-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bristol, United Kingdom · www.bart-ingredients.co.uk
Just Group Plc 2009-09-25 346M GBP Secondary Sale
Reigate, United Kingdom · www.justgroupplc.co.uk
Tyrrells Potato Crisps Ltd. 2008-04-14 40M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Leominster, United Kingdom · www.tyrrellspotatochips.co.uk
Dorset Cereals Ltd. 2008-03-15 - Trade Sale
Dorchester, United Kingdom · www.dorsetcereals.co.uk
Farmos Oy 2008-03-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Turku, Finland · www.farmos.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Food - - 3 (33%) 40M (100%)
Apparel/Textiles 1 (25%) - 1 (11%) -
Beverages 1 (25%) - 1 (11%) -
Consumer Products 1 (25%) - 1 (11%) -
Environmental - - 1 (11%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (11%) -
Furniture 1 (25%) - 1 (11%) -
Total 4 - 9 $40M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 2 (50%) - 6 (67%) 40M (100%)
Finland 1 (25%) - 2 (22%) -
Denmark 1 (25%) - 1 (11%) -
Domestic 2 (50%) - 6 (67%) 40M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (50%) - 3 (33%) -
Total 4 - 9 $40M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (75%) - 8 (89%) 40M (100%)
Growth Capital 1 (25%) - 1 (11%) -
Total 4 - 9 $40M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 3 (60%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (40%) 500M (100%)
Total 5 $500M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
McQueen Ltd.
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $40M
TOTAL $40M
Largest Tyrrells Potato Crisps Ltd.
$40M (2008-04-14)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $500M
TOTAL $500M
Largest Just Group Plc
$346M (2009-09-25)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
40%
2 (40%)
Strategic(s)
60%
3 (60%)

FAQ

When was Langholm Capital founded?

Langholm Capital was founded in 2002.

What type of investor is Langholm Capital?

Langholm Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Langholm Capital headquartered?

Langholm Capital is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

How much capital does Langholm Capital have under management?

Langholm Capital has 250M EUR under management.

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