Maven Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Maven Capital Partners has acquired 5 companies. It has also invested in 24 others.

Maven Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are software (13%) and energy services and equipment (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (62%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (25%). In total, Maven Capital Partners has invested in 1 US state and 3 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 17 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (48%). 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 Activity168
    • M&A Buy Activity124
    • M&A Sell Activity44
  • Total Sectors Invested 33
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 34
  • 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 ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (8.2/yr) # 83 12 11 12 4 2 124
vol $193M $19M $31M $18M $26M $288M
Sell (3.8/yr) # 25 2 6 4 4 3 44
vol $221M $35M $256M
  168

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
eSafe Global Ltd. 2021-07-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Salford, United Kingdom · www.esafeglobal.com
AVID Technology Ltd. 2021-06-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Northumberland, United Kingdom · www.avidtp.com
Titan Wealth Management 2021-06-23 - Acquisition Financing
Roanoke, Virginia · www.titanwealth.com
Horizon Technologies 2021-05-19 - Growth Capital
Reading , United Kingdom · www.horizontechnologies.eu
ADC Biotechnology Ltd. 2021-04-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Deeside, United Kingdom · www.adcbio.com
Envitia Ltd. 2020-12-14 26M GBP Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Horsham, United Kingdom · www.envitia.com
Symphonic Software 2020-11-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.symphonicsoft.com
Calnex Solutions Ltd. 2020-09-01 - IPO
Linlithgow, United Kingdom · www.calnexsol.com
Quorum Cyber 2020-07-21 - Growth Capital
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.quorumcyber.com
Precursive Ltd. 2020-04-21 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.precursive.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Glacier Energy Services Ltd. 2011-03-25 Roberts Machining Solutions Ltd. 2011-03-25 2
Motherwell, United Kingdom · www.glacier.co.uk Blyth, United Kingdom
Glacier Energy Services Ltd. 2011-03-25 Wellclad Ltd. 2011-03-25 1
Motherwell, United Kingdom · www.glacier.co.uk Glasgow, United Kingdom

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 11 (21%) 35M (19%) 16 (13%) 35M (12%)
Energy Services and Equipment 4 (8%) 38M (21%) 13 (10%) 38M (13%)
Information Technology 8 (15%) 18M (10%) 11 (9%) 18M (6%)
Internet Software and Services 5 (9%) - 11 (9%) 11M (4%)
Business Services 1 (2%) - 10 (8%) -
Manufacturing 1 (2%) - 8 (6%) 11M (4%)
Technology Hardware 3 (6%) - 5 (4%) -
Communications 1 (2%) 8M (4%) 4 (3%) 26M (9%)
Automotive 2 (4%) - 4 (3%) -
Life Science 1 (2%) - 4 (3%) -
Environmental - - 3 (2%) 49M (17%)
Building Materials 2 (4%) 31M (17%) 3 (2%) 31M (11%)
Consumer Products 1 (2%) 10M (5%) 3 (2%) 10M (3%)
Financial Services 1 (2%) - 3 (2%) 8M (3%)
Insurance 1 (2%) - 3 (2%) -
Construction 1 (2%) 17M (9%) 2 (2%) 17M (6%)
Chemicals - - 2 (2%) -
Consumer Services 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Media 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Staffing 2 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
Packaging 1 (2%) 18M (10%) 1 (1%) 18M (6%)
Electrical Equipment 1 (2%) 7M (4%) 1 (1%) 7M (2%)
Engineering - - 1 (1%) 7M (2%)
Beverages - - 1 (1%) -
E-Commerce 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Education 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Food - - 1 (1%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (1%) -
Infrastructure - - 1 (1%) -
Machinery - - 1 (1%) -
Marketing 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Medical Products 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (1%) -
Total 53 $183M 124 $288M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 50 (94%) 158M (96%) 121 (98%) 244M (97%)
Canada 2 (4%) 7M (4%) 2 (2%) 7M (3%)
  British Columbia 1 (2%) 7M (4%) 1 (1%) 7M (3%)
  Ontario 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
United States 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Virginia 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 50 (94%) 158M (96%) 121 (98%) 244M (97%)
Cross-border 3 (6%) 7M (4%) 3 (2%) 7M (3%)
Total 53 $165M 124 $251M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 34 (64%) - 76 (61%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 12 (23%) 148M (81%) 31 (25%) 214M (80%)
Divestiture 2 (4%) 23M (13%) 5 (4%) 34M (13%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (2%) - 4 (3%) -
Venture 2 (4%) - 3 (2%) -
Consolidation 1 (2%) 12M (7%) 1 (1%) 12M (5%)
Going Private - - 1 (1%) 8M (3%)
Acquisition Financing 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (1%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (1%) -
Total 53 $183M 124 $269M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 16 (36%) 123M (55%)
Trade Sale 12 (27%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 8 (18%) 102M (45%)
Unknown 3 (7%) -
IPO 2 (5%) -
Divestiture 1 (2%) -
Merger 1 (2%) -
Stake Sale 1 (2%) -
Total 44 $226M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
HMT LLP
2
Livingstone Partners LLP
1
Legal Deals
Gateley Plc
2
Burness Paull LLP
1
Geldards LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 19 $288M
TOTAL $288M
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%
4 (3%)
Strategic(s)
3%
4 (3%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
32%
14 (32%)
Strategic(s)
48%
21 (48%)

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