Lead Equities Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Lead Equities Group’s most common sectors for investment arestaffing (17%) and automotive (17%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (75%) and stake purchase (17%). In total, Lead Equities Group has invested in 2 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (58%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Lead Equities Group

Wipplingerstraße 1,
Vienna, 1010
Austria
+43 1 503 60 86 - 0
www.leadequities.at
office@leadequities.at

Lead Equities is private equity firm that seeks mid-market buyout and growth capital in 'old economy' businesses. Lead prefers businesses located in Austria and surrounding countries. Target sectors include automotive, engineering, electronics, healthcare, and consumer-related businesses. Lead Equities was founded in 2001 and is based in Vienna.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Distribution, E-Commerce, Education, Insurance, Life Science, Retail, Software, Staffing, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 200
Target EBITDA 1 10
Investment Size 2 15
Enterprise Value 10 100
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 12 - - - - - 12
Sell (0.2/yr) # 6 1 - - - - 7
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
MCL Computer & Zubehör GmbH 2020-03-24 - Secondary Sale
Boblingen, Germany · www.mcl.de
Transline Germany GmbH 2014-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Reutlingen, Germany · www.transline.de
RFL Reininger GmbH 2014-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Linz, Austria · www.rfl-linz.at
JCL Logistics Germany GmbH 2012-03-20 - Trade Sale
Lichtenfels, Germany · www.jcl-logistics.com
Axplora Group GmbH 2011-10-18 - Secondary Sale
Raubling, Germany · www.axplora.com
Weidinger & Partner GmbH 2011-08-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Vienna, Austria · www.weidinger.com
MCL Computer & Zubehör GmbH 2011-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Boblingen, Germany · www.mcl.de
Solcom Unternehmensberatung GmbH 2010-07-15 - Recapitalization
Reutlingen, Germany · www.solcom.de
Palmers Textil Group 2008-02-15 - Secondary Sale
Vienna, Austria · www.palmers.at
Eisen Wagner GmbH 2008-02-01 - Trade Sale
Ried im Innkreis, Austria · www.eisen-wagner.at
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Automotive - - 2 (17%) -
Staffing 1 (25%) - 2 (17%) -
Distribution - - 1 (8%) -
Education 1 (25%) - 1 (8%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (8%) -
Insurance 1 (25%) - 1 (8%) -
Life Science - - 1 (8%) -
Retail - - 1 (8%) -
Software 1 (25%) - 1 (8%) -
Transportation - - 1 (8%) -
Total 4 - 12 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 2 (50%) - 6 (50%) -
Austria 2 (50%) - 6 (50%) -
Domestic 2 (50%) - 6 (50%) -
Cross-border 2 (50%) - 6 (50%) -
Total 4 - 12 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (75%) - 9 (75%) -
Stake Purchase - - 2 (17%) -
Recapitalization 1 (25%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 4 - 12 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (57%) -
Trade Sale 2 (29%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (14%) -
Total 7 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
57%
4 (57%)
Strategic(s)
14%
1 (14%)

FAQ

When was Lead Equities Group founded?

Lead Equities Group was founded in 2001.

What type of investor is Lead Equities Group?

Lead Equities Group is a private equity firm.

Where is Lead Equities Group headquartered?

Lead Equities Group is headquartered in Vienna, Austria.

How much capital does Lead Equities Group have under management?

Lead Equities Group has 115M EUR under management.

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