Litorina Capital Advisors Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Litorina Capital Advisors has acquired 5 companies.

Litorina Capital Advisors’ most common sectors for investment are business services (13%) and retail (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (73%) and secondary buyout (13%). In total, Litorina Capital Advisors has invested in 1 US state and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2018 when it acquired Care of Carl AB for -.

In the last 3 years, Litorina Capital Advisors has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (38%). Litorina Capital Advisors’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2007 when it sold SWE-DISH Satellite Systems AB for $56M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity75
    • M&A Buy Activity48
    • M&A Sell Activity27
  • Total Sectors Invested 24
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 15
  • M&A Advisors 6

Litorina Capital Advisors

Sveavägen 9, 12th floor,
Stockholm, 111 57
Sweden
+46 8-545 181 80
www.litorina.se
info@litorina.se

Litorina Capital is a private equity firm that that invests in lower middle-market, privately held Scandinavian companies with an enterprise value of SEK 200 – SEK 1000 million. Sectors of interest include consumer goods, industrial, services, and information technology. The firm's investment horizon is three to seven years. Litorina Kapital was formed in 1998 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electronics, Environmental, Information Technology, Machinery, Manufacturing, Publishing, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 200 1,000
values in millions of SEK

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 41 2 1 1 1 2 48
Sell (0.8/yr) # 23 1 2 - 1 - 27
vol $56M $56M
  75

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Sushi Yama 2020-03-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Stockholm, Sweden · www.sushiyama.se
Klinikk for Alle AS 2020-01-16 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
, Norway · www.klinikkforalle.no
NN07 2019-10-01 - Secondary Buyout
Copenhagen, Denmark · www.nn07.com
Fresks Försäljning AB 2019-03-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Östersund, Sweden · www.fresks.se
Care of Carl AB 2018-11-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Borås, Sweden · www.careofcarl.com
Digpro 2017-11-27 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Stockholm, Sweden · www.digpro.se
Ocay AB 2017-09-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Östersund, Sweden · www.ocay.se
Sveba-Dahlén Group AB 2017-06-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Fristad, Sweden · www.sveba-dahlen.com
Fractal Design 2016-11-30 - Growth Capital
Gothenburg, Sweden · www.fractal-design.com
Grolls AB 2016-05-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hisings Backa, Sweden · www.bjornklader.se
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
WA WallVision Sweden AB 2010-09-09 Wall & Deco' S.R.L 2017-11-22 1
Boras, Sweden · www.wallvision.com Cervia (RA), Italy · www.wallanddeco.com
Leo’s Lekland 2014-10-29 Andy’s Lekland 2017-11-20 1
Kalmar, Sweden · www.leoslekland.se Skogås, Sweden · www.andyslekland.se
EuroFlorist Sverige AB 2007-08-29 Colonial Gifts Ltd. (dba Iflorist) 2015-10-28 1
Malmo, Sweden · www.euroflorist.se Romsey, United Kingdom · www.iflorist.co.uk
LGT Logistics AB 2015-03-09 TS Log Oy 2015-09-03 1
Tibro, Sweden · www.lgtlogistics.se Lahti, Finland · www.tslog.fi

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 1 (6%) - 6 (13%) -
Consumer Products 2 (12%) - 5 (10%) -
Retail 2 (12%) - 5 (10%) -
Manufacturing 1 (6%) - 4 (8%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (6%) - 3 (6%) -
Transportation 1 (6%) - 3 (6%) -
Communications - - 2 (4%) -
Information Technology 1 (6%) - 2 (4%) -
Machinery - - 2 (4%) -
Software - - 2 (4%) -
Building Materials 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (2%) -
Distribution 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
E-Commerce 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Electronics - - 1 (2%) -
Environmental - - 1 (2%) -
Furniture 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (2%) -
Leisure 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Publishing - - 1 (2%) -
Restaurants 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (2%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 17 - 48 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Sweden 15 (88%) - 45 (94%) -
Denmark 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Norway 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
United States - - 1 (2%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 15 (88%) - 45 (94%) -
Cross-border 2 (12%) - 3 (6%) -
Total 17 - 48 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 11 (65%) - 35 (73%) -
Secondary Buyout 5 (29%) - 6 (13%) -
Venture - - 4 (8%) -
Growth Capital 1 (6%) - 3 (6%) -
Total 17 - 48 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 11 (41%) 56M (100%)
Secondary Sale 8 (30%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (15%) -
Sold to Management 2 (7%) -
Unknown 2 (7%) -
Total 27 $56M

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Deal Values

buy # Total
TOTAL -
Largest Care of Carl AB
- (2018-11-22)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $56M
TOTAL $56M
Largest SWE-DISH Satellite Systems AB
$56M (2007-07-11)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
6 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
39%
7 39%
Strategic(s)
61%
11 61%

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