Magenta Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

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

Magenta Partners’ most common sectors for investment are consumer services (17%) and insurance (17%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (59%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (34%). In total, Magenta Partners has invested in 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2010 when it acquired iprism Underwriting Agency for $12M.

In the last 3 years, Magenta Partners has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity18
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 4

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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 9 - 1 1 1 - 12
vol $23M $23M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 4 - 1 - 1 - 6
  18

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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 Holdings Ltd. 2018-03-28 - Stake Purchase
London, United Kingdom · www.egmgu.co.uk
Payen Ltd. 2017-08-01 - 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 2014-04-28 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.iprism.co.uk
Equidebt Ltd. 2013-08-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Wellesbourne, United Kingdom · www.equidebt.co.uk
Pure Gym Ltd. 2013-05-05 - Secondary Buyout
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom · www.puregym.co.uk
Viva Gym 2012-07-01 - Growth Capital
Madrid, Spain · www.vivagym.es
Tag Worldwide Ltd. 2011-07-15 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.tagworldwide.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Insurance - - 2 (17%) 12M (51%)
Consumer Services 1 (20%) - 2 (17%) -
Leisure - - 1 (8%) 11M (49%)
Business Services 1 (20%) - 1 (8%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (8%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (20%) - 1 (8%) -
Media - - 1 (8%) -
Renewable Energy - - 1 (8%) -
Restaurants 1 (20%) - 1 (8%) -
Retail 1 (20%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 5 - 12 $23M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 3 (60%) - 8 (67%) 12M (51%)
Spain 2 (40%) - 3 (25%) 11M (49%)
Germany - - 1 (8%) -
Domestic 3 (60%) - 8 (67%) 12M (51%)
Cross-border 2 (40%) - 4 (33%) 11M (49%)
Total 5 - 12 $23M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 4 (80%) - 7 (58%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 4 (33%) 23M (100%)
Stake Purchase 1 (20%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 5 - 12 $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
Eversheds LLP
1
Addleshaw Goddard 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
PE Firm(s)
40%
2 40%
Strategic(s)
60%
3 60%

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