Maj Invest Equity A/S Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Maj Invest Equity A/S has acquired 6 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Maj Invest Equity A/S’s most common sectors for investment are building materials (8%) and software (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (65%) and stake purchase (27%). Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2004 when it acquired DSV Miljø A/S for $173M.

In the last 3 years, Maj Invest Equity A/S has exited 9 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (46%). Maj Invest Equity A/S’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold Aalborg Industries A/S for $592M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity97
    • M&A Buy Activity53
    • M&A Sell Activity44
  • Total Sectors Invested 27
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 24
  • M&A Advisors 5

Maj Invest Equity A/S

Gammeltorv 18,
Copenhagen, 1457
Denmark
+45 33 38 73 00
www.majinvest.com/en/private-equity/about-private-equity/
contact@majinvest.com

Maj Invest Equity A/S (formerly LD Invest Equity) is the private equity investment arm of financial management firm Maj Invest Holding A/S (formerly LD Invest A/S). Maj invests in small-cap Danish businesses generating sales of EUR 13 to 130 million with proven business models and established market positions. Maj Invest Equity was formed in 2005 and is based in Copenhagen.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Agriculture, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Diversified, Electrical Equipment, Engineering, Environmental, Food, Forest Products, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Marketing, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Packaging, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 13 130
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 13 -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 45 1 4 2 1 - 53
vol $173M $173M
Sell (3.6/yr) # 26 9 5 3 1 - 44
vol $1.2B $306M $1.5B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ProLøn A/S 2019-06-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Randers, Denmark · www.proloen.dk
Wendelbo Interiors A/S 2019-02-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Risskov, Denmark · www.wendelbo.dk
Roll-o-Matic A/S 2018-12-04 - Secondary Buyout
Vissenbjerg, Denmark · www.roll-o-matic.com
Good Food Group A/S 2018-11-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Vejle, Denmark · www.goodfood.dk
SubC Partner A/S 2018-10-04 - Sold to Management
Esbjerg, Denmark · www.subcpartner.com
Unwire ApS 2018-01-01 - Unknown
Copenhagen, Denmark · www.unwire.com
Norisol A/S 2018-01-01 - Unknown
Skælskør, Denmark · www.norisol.dk
Muuto 2017-12-12 300M USD Add-on Acquisition
Copenhagen, Denmark · www.muuto.com
JKF Industri A/S 2017-08-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Hadsund, Denmark · www.jkf.dk
Aclass A/S 2017-06-20 - Secondary Buyout
Viby, Denmark · www.aclass.dk
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Building Materials 1 (8%) - 4 (8%) -
Food 2 (17%) - 4 (8%) -
Software 1 (8%) - 4 (8%) -
Consumer Products - - 3 (6%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (17%) - 3 (6%) -
Machinery - - 3 (6%) -
Marine - - 3 (6%) -
Medical Products - - 3 (6%) -
Environmental - - 2 (4%) 173M (100%)
Business Services - - 2 (4%) -
Chemicals - - 2 (4%) -
Furniture 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Manufacturing 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Restaurants 2 (17%) - 2 (4%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (2%) -
Automotive - - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (2%) -
Distribution 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Electronics - - 1 (2%) -
Engineering - - 1 (2%) -
Forest Products - - 1 (2%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (2%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (2%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Total 12 - 53 $173M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Denmark 12 (100%) - 53 (100%) 173M (100%)
Total 12 - 53 $173M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (58%) - 34 (64%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (17%) - 14 (26%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (17%) - 3 (6%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (2%) 173M (100%)
Growth Capital 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 12 - 53 $173M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 13 (30%) 189M (13%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 11 (25%) 1.3B (87%)
Unknown 8 (18%) -
Secondary Sale 7 (16%) -
Sold to Management 3 (7%) -
Merger 1 (2%) -
Sold to Existing Investors 1 (2%) -
Total 44 $1.5B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
William Blair & Co. LLC
1
Greentech Capital Advisors Securities LLC
1
FIH Partners
1
Legal Deals
Bech-Bruun
1
Bruun & Hjejle
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $173M
TOTAL $173M
Largest DSV Miljø A/S
$173M (2004-12-02)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.4B
< $100M 2 $81M
TOTAL $1.5B
Largest Aalborg Industries A/S
$592M (2011-01-13)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
25%
7 25%
Strategic(s)
75%
21 75%

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