Maven Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

In the last 3 years, Maven Capital Partners has acquired 6 companies. It has also invested in 70 others.

Maven Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment areinternet software and services (13%) and software (11%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (76%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (16%). In total, Maven Capital Partners has invested in 2 US states and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Adler & Allan for $38M.

In the last 3 years, Maven Capital Partners has exited 20 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (51%). Maven Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Adler & Allan for $92M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity252
    • M&A Buy Activity199
    • M&A Sell Activity53
  • Total Sectors Invested 40
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 44
  • M&A Advisors 5

Maven Capital Partners

205 West George Street,
Glasgow, G2 2LW
United Kingdom
0141 306 7400
www.mavencp.com
andrew.craig@mavencp.com

Maven Capital Partners UK LLP (MCP) invests in lower mid-market companies throughout the UK. The Firm also provides mezzanine financing. MCP focuses on profitable companies with proven track records, balanced management teams, and diverse products and services. Maven looks to invest £2 - £10 million in businesses valued from £5 - £25 million. Sectors of interest include specialist manufacturing, health/pharmaceuticals, energy services, leisure, financial services, software and computer services, communication/IT, chemicals, food/beverage, media, consumer products, and support services. Types of transactions include MBOs, MBIs, BIMBOs, take privates, recapitalizations, and growth capital financings. Maven Capital Partners UK LLP was formed in 2009, following a management buyout of Aberdeen Asset Management's Private Equity division. Maven is based in Glasgow with additional offices in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Edinburgh, London and Manchester.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Beverages, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Leisure, Manufacturing, Media, Software, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 2 10
Enterprise Value 5 25
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (19.2/yr) # 103 20 24 19 29 4 199
vol $195M $31M $3M $42M $270M
Sell (5.2/yr) # 27 6 4 5 7 4 53
vol $221M $35M $256M
  252

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ProspectSoft Ltd. 2022-08-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Essex, United Kingdom · www.prospectsoft.com
Night Store Ltd. 2022-04-13 - Growth Capital
Cheshire, United Kingdom · www.night-store.co.uk
Rmec Ltd. 2022-04-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Angus, United Kingdom · www.rmecltd.co.uk
MyPura.com Ltd. 2022-02-28 - Growth Capital
Cheshire, United Kingdom · www.mypura.com
CYSIAM Ltd. 2022-01-12 - Growth Capital
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom · www.cysiam.com
Liftango Pty Ltd. 2022-01-10 - Growth Capital
Newcastle West, Australia · www.liftango.com
John McGavigan Ltd. 2022-01-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Glasgow, United Kingdom · www.mcgavigan.com
Quorum Cyber Security Ltd. 2022-01-05 - Secondary Buyout
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.quorumcyber.com
Healthpoint Ltd. 2021-12-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Blackpool, United Kingdom · www.healthpointltd.co.uk
Westfield Medical Ltd. 2021-12-20 - Trade Sale
Radstock, United Kingdom · www.westmed.co.uk
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 17 (14%) - 24 (12%) 11M (4%)
Software 12 (10%) 42M (33%) 20 (10%) 51M (19%)
Information Technology 16 (13%) - 20 (10%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 4 (3%) 18M (14%) 14 (7%) 39M (15%)
Manufacturing 5 (4%) - 12 (6%) 11M (4%)
Business Services 1 (1%) - 9 (5%) -
Life Science 6 (5%) - 9 (5%) -
E-Commerce 6 (5%) - 6 (3%) -
Construction 4 (3%) 17M (14%) 5 (3%) 17M (6%)
Consumer Products 2 (2%) - 5 (3%) 10M (4%)
Communications 2 (2%) 8M (6%) 5 (3%) 8M (3%)
Automotive 2 (2%) - 5 (3%) -
Staffing 5 (4%) - 5 (3%) -
Technology Hardware 3 (3%) - 5 (3%) -
Environmental 1 (1%) - 4 (2%) 49M (18%)
Building Materials 3 (3%) 31M (25%) 4 (2%) 31M (11%)
Chemicals 2 (2%) 3M (2%) 4 (2%) 3M (1%)
Information Services 4 (3%) - 4 (2%) -
Marketing 4 (3%) - 4 (2%) -
Financial Services 1 (1%) - 3 (2%) 8M (3%)
Insurance 1 (1%) - 3 (2%) -
Media 2 (2%) - 3 (2%) -
Packaging 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 18M (7%)
Beverages 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Consumer Services 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Education 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Food 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Medical Products 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Renewable Energy 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (1%) 7M (6%) 1 (1%) 7M (3%)
Engineering - - 1 (1%) 7M (2%)
Apparel/Textiles 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Furniture 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Infrastructure - - 1 (1%) -
Machinery - - 1 (1%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 1 (1%) -
Retail 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (1%) -
Transportation 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 119 $125M 199 $270M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 114 (96%) 118M (94%) 193 (97%) 263M (97%)
  Virginia 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
United States 3 (3%) - 3 (2%) -
  North Carolina 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
  Maryland 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Canada 1 (1%) 7M (6%) 2 (1%) 7M (3%)
  British Columbia 1 (1%) 7M (6%) 1 (1%) 7M (3%)
  Ontario - - 1 (1%) -
Australia 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 114 (96%) 118M (94%) 193 (97%) 263M (97%)
Cross-border 5 (4%) 7M (6%) 6 (3%) 7M (3%)
Total 119 $125M 199 $270M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 104 (87%) - 151 (76%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 8 (7%) 92M (73%) 30 (15%) 199M (74%)
Divestiture 1 (1%) 5M (4%) 5 (3%) 34M (13%)
Secondary Buyout 2 (2%) 15M (12%) 5 (3%) 15M (6%)
Going Private 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 8M (3%)
Stake Purchase 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Consolidation 1 (1%) 13M (10%) 1 (1%) 13M (5%)
Acquisition Financing 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (1%) -
Venture - - 1 (1%) -
Total 119 $125M 199 $270M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 18 (34%) -
Secondary Sale 17 (32%) 123M (55%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 9 (17%) 102M (45%)
Unknown 3 (6%) -
IPO 2 (4%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (2%) -
Divestiture 1 (2%) -
Merger 1 (2%) -
Stake Sale 1 (2%) -
Total 53 $226M

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Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 19 $270M
TOTAL $270M
Largest Adler & Allan Ltd.
$38M (2007-06-14)
sell # Total
< $100M 5 $256M
TOTAL $256M
Largest Adler & Allan Ltd.
$92M (2014-09-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
3%
5 (3%)
Strategic(s)
3%
5 (3%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
30%
16 (30%)
Strategic(s)
51%
27 (51%)

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