Maj Invest Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Maj Invest Equity’s most common sectors for investment are internet software and services (9%) and machinery (9%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (49%) and stake purchase (43%). Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2004 when it acquired DSV Miljø A/S for $173M.

In the last 3 years, Maj Invest Equity has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (61%). Maj Invest Equity’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 Activity77
    • M&A Buy Activity49
    • M&A Sell Activity28
  • Total Sectors Invested 26
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 22
  • M&A Advisors 2

Maj Invest Equity

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

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 DKK200 to 1000 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 - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 46 1 2 - - - 49
vol $173M $173M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 25 1 2 - - - 28
vol $1.2B $306M $1.5B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Muuto 2017-12-12 300M USD Add-on Acquisition
Copenhagen, Denmark · www.muuto.com
Aclass A/S 2017-06-19 - Stake Purchase
Denmark, Denmark · www.aclass.dk
BLIP Systems A/S 2017-04-24 6M DKK Add-on Acquisition
Vodskov, Denmark · www.blipsystems.com
Icotera A/S 2017-03-31 - Growth Capital
Holte, Denmark · www.icotera.com
Medicom Innovation Partner AS 2016-06-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Struer, Denmark · www.medicomip.com
Dk Foods A/S 2016-01-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Kjellerup, Denmark · www.dk-foods.dk
Svendsen Sport AS 2015-09-25 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Gadstrup, Denmark · www.svendsen-sport.dk
R2 Group A/S 2015-09-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Hedensted, Denmark · www.r2group.eu
DSVM Group 2015-01-29 - Secondary Sale
Malmö, Denmark · www.dsvmiljoe.dk
DSVM Group 2015-01-28 - Secondary Buyout
Malmö, Denmark · www.dsvmiljoe.dk
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
DSV Miljø A/S 2004-12-02 Östgötafrakt AB 2008-08-01 8
Roskilde, Denmark · www.dsvmiljo.dk , Sweden
DSV Miljø A/S 2004-12-02 LBC-Bolagen AB 2008-06-02 7
Roskilde, Denmark · www.dsvmiljo.dk Vimmerby, Sweden · www.lbc-bolagen.se
DSV Miljø A/S 2004-12-02 3V Transport A/S 2008-05-01 6
Roskilde, Denmark · www.dsvmiljo.dk Lystrup, Denmark · www.3-v.dk
DSV Miljø A/S 2004-12-02 BM Interlink Group AB 2008-01-29 5
Roskilde, Denmark · www.dsvmiljo.dk , Sweden
DSV Miljø A/S 2004-12-02 Samfrakt i Sydost AB 2007-09-17 4
Roskilde, Denmark · www.dsvmiljo.dk Kalmar, Sweden
DSV Miljø A/S 2004-12-02 GKF Frakt AB 2007-09-03 3
Roskilde, Denmark · www.dsvmiljo.dk Kristianstad, Sweden
DSV Miljø A/S 2004-12-02 RGS 90 A/S 2006-10-30 2
Roskilde, Denmark · www.dsvmiljo.dk Copenhagen, Denmark · www.rgs90.dk
DSV Miljø A/S 2004-12-02 GDL Transport AB 2006-10-02 1
Roskilde, Denmark · www.dsvmiljo.dk Helsingborg, Sweden · www.gdl.se

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 4 (17%) - 4 (8%) -
Machinery 3 (13%) - 4 (8%) -
Building Materials 2 (8%) - 3 (6%) -
Consumer Products - - 3 (6%) -
Food 2 (8%) - 3 (6%) -
Marine 1 (4%) - 3 (6%) -
Medical Products 1 (4%) - 3 (6%) -
Environmental 2 (8%) 173M (100%) 2 (4%) 173M (100%)
Business Services - - 2 (4%) -
Chemicals 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Diversified 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Software 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (2%) -
Automotive 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Electronics - - 1 (2%) -
Engineering 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Forest Products - - 1 (2%) -
Furniture - - 1 (2%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (2%) -
Restaurants 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (2%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Total 24 $173M 49 $173M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Denmark 24 (100%) 173M (100%) 49 (100%) 173M (100%)
Total 24 $173M 49 $173M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (21%) - 24 (49%) -
Stake Purchase 16 (67%) - 21 (43%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Divestiture 1 (4%) 173M (100%) 1 (2%) 173M (100%)
Growth Capital 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 24 $173M 49 $173M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 10 (36%) 1.3B (87%)
Trade Sale 10 (36%) 189M (13%)
Secondary Sale 5 (18%) -
Merger 1 (4%) -
Sold to Existing Investors 1 (4%) -
Sold to Management 1 (4%) -
Total 28 $1.5B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
FIH Partners
1
Legal Deals
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)
67%
2 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
1 33%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
18%
4 18%
Strategic(s)
82%
18 82%

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