Magenta Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Growth Capital Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Magenta Partners has invested in 3 companies.

Magenta Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (14%) and consumer services (14%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (67%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (27%). In total, Magenta Partners has invested in 1 US state and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2010 when it acquired iprism Underwriting Agency for $12M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 5

Magenta Partners

Thomas House, 84 Eccleston Square,
London, SW1V 1PX
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 20 8183 0001
www.magentapartners.com
info@magentapartners.com

Magenta Partners is a private investment firm focused on opportunities throughout the UK. Magenta will consider both majority and minority equity positions and looks to invest at least £5 to £20 million per transaction. Specific areas of interest include media, financial services, renewable energy, leisure and retail. Types of transactions include MBOs, growth capital financings, recapitalizations, take privates, PIPES, and project financings. Magenta Partners LLP (formerly known as Rianta Private Equity Partnership LLP) was formed in 2007 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Leisure, Media, Renewable Energy, Retail

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Special Situations/Distressed, PIPE

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 20
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 11 1 - 3 - - 15
vol $23M $23M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 5 1 - - - - 6
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Voly Ltd. 2021-03-01 - Growth Capital
Cheadle, United Kingdom · www.volygroup.com
The North American Guitar Nashville LLC 2021-01-12 - Growth Capital
Nashville, Tennessee · www.thenorthamericanguitar.com
Maker&Son Ltd. 2021-01-08 - Growth Capital
Balcombe, United Kingdom · www.makerandson.com
333 Solar GmbH 2019-04-01 - Unknown
Dortmund, Germany · www.333solar.com
Fastpay Hotels 2019-03-25 - Growth Capital
Palma, Spain · www.fastpayhotels.com
Eaton Gate MGU Ltd. 2018-03-28 - Stake Purchase
London, United Kingdom · www.egmgu.co.uk
Payen Ltd. 2017-08-27 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.payen.com
Halo Insurance Services Ltd. 2017-03-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Uxbridge, United Kingdom · www.icarhireinsurance.com
iprism Underwriting Agency Ltd. 2014-04-29 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.iprism.co.uk
Equidebt Ltd. 2013-08-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Wellesbourne, United Kingdom · www.equidebt.co.uk
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Insurance - - 2 (13%) 12M (51%)
Business Services 2 (25%) - 2 (13%) -
Consumer Services 1 (13%) - 2 (13%) -
Leisure - - 1 (7%) 11M (49%)
E-Commerce 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (7%) -
Furniture 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Media - - 1 (7%) -
Renewable Energy - - 1 (7%) -
Restaurants 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Retail 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 8 - 15 $23M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 5 (63%) - 10 (67%) 12M (51%)
Spain 2 (25%) - 3 (20%) 11M (49%)
United States 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
  Tennessee 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Germany - - 1 (7%) -
Domestic 5 (63%) - 10 (67%) 12M (51%)
Cross-border 3 (38%) - 5 (33%) 11M (49%)
Total 8 - 15 $23M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 7 (88%) - 10 (67%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 4 (27%) 23M (100%)
Stake Purchase 1 (13%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 8 - 15 $23M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 3 (50%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (33%) -
Unknown 1 (17%) -
Total 6 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Deloitte
1
Legal Deals
Addleshaw Goddard LLP
4
Eversheds LLP
1
Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $23M
TOTAL $23M
Largest iprism Underwriting Agency Ltd.
$12M (2010-11-18)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
33%
2 (33%)
Strategic(s)
50%
3 (50%)

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