Maven Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Maven Capital Partners has acquired 6 companies. It has also invested in 32 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 2 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 14 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (44%). 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 Activity160
    • M&A Buy Activity121
    • M&A Sell Activity39
  • Total Sectors Invested 34
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 30
  • 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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (9.8/yr) # 72 11 12 11 12 3 121
vol $139M $54M $19M $31M $18M $262M
Sell (3.8/yr) # 20 5 2 6 4 2 39
vol $165M $67M $35M $267M
  160

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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
Nano Interactive Ltd. 2020-04-07 - Venture
London, United Kingdom · www.nanointeractive.com
Attraction World 2020-02-07 - Unknown
Birmingham, United Kingdom · www.attractionworld.com
Global Risk Partners Ltd. 2020-02-03 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.grpgroup.co.uk
Prime Document Ltd. 2019-12-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Whitefield, United Kingdom · www.primedoc.co.uk
e.fundamentals 2019-10-31 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.ef.uk.com
Relative Insight Ltd. 2019-10-29 - Venture
Lancaster, United Kingdom · www.relativeinsight.com
ELE Advanced Technologies Ltd. 2019-10-03 - Secondary Buyout
Colne, United Kingdom · www.eleat.co.uk
LIMA Group 2019-10-02 18M GBP Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom · www.lima.co.uk
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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 12 (22%) 9M (6%) 15 (12%) 9M (4%)
Energy Services and Equipment 4 (7%) 38M (25%) 13 (11%) 38M (15%)
Information Technology 8 (15%) 18M (12%) 11 (9%) 18M (7%)
Internet Software and Services 5 (9%) - 11 (9%) 11M (4%)
Business Services 1 (2%) - 10 (8%) -
Manufacturing 1 (2%) - 8 (7%) 11M (4%)
Communications 1 (2%) 8M (5%) 4 (3%) 26M (10%)
Automotive 3 (6%) - 4 (3%) -
Environmental - - 3 (2%) 49M (19%)
Building Materials 2 (4%) 31M (20%) 3 (2%) 31M (12%)
Consumer Products 1 (2%) 10M (6%) 3 (2%) 10M (4%)
Insurance 1 (2%) - 3 (2%) -
Life Science 2 (4%) - 3 (2%) -
Technology Hardware 2 (4%) - 3 (2%) -
Construction 1 (2%) 17M (11%) 2 (2%) 17M (6%)
Financial Services - - 2 (2%) 8M (3%)
Chemicals - - 2 (2%) -
Consumer Services 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Media 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Medical Products 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Staffing 2 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
Packaging 1 (2%) 18M (12%) 1 (1%) 18M (7%)
Electrical Equipment 1 (2%) 7M (4%) 1 (1%) 7M (3%)
Engineering - - 1 (1%) 7M (3%)
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%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Total 54 $157M 121 $262M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 52 (96%) 132M (95%) 119 (98%) 218M (97%)
Canada 2 (4%) 7M (5%) 2 (2%) 7M (3%)
  British Columbia 1 (2%) 7M (5%) 1 (1%) 7M (3%)
  Ontario 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 52 (96%) 132M (95%) 119 (98%) 218M (97%)
Cross-border 2 (4%) 7M (5%) 2 (2%) 7M (3%)
Total 54 $139M 121 $225M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 37 (69%) - 75 (62%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 11 (20%) 122M (77%) 30 (25%) 188M (77%)
Divestiture 2 (4%) 23M (15%) 5 (4%) 34M (14%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (2%) - 4 (3%) -
Venture 2 (4%) - 3 (2%) -
Consolidation 1 (2%) 12M (8%) 1 (1%) 12M (5%)
Going Private - - 1 (1%) 8M (3%)
Recapitalization - - 1 (1%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (1%) -
Total 54 $157M 121 $243M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 17 (44%) 134M (57%)
Trade Sale 9 (23%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 7 (18%) 102M (43%)
Unknown 3 (8%) -
Divestiture 1 (3%) -
IPO 1 (3%) -
Merger 1 (3%) -
Total 39 $236M

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1
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1
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Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 18 $262M
TOTAL $262M
Largest Adler & Allan Ltd.
$38M (2007-06-14)
sell # Total
< $100M 6 $267M
TOTAL $267M
Largest Adler & Allan Ltd.
$92M (2014-09-22)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
4 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
4 50%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
48%
16 48%
Strategic(s)
52%
17 52%

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