Mentha Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Mentha Capital has acquired 6 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

Mentha Capital’s most common sectors for investment are staffing (17%) and manufacturing (13%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (71%) and growth capital (13%). In total, Mentha Capital has invested in 2 US states and 5 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Mentha Capital has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (63%). Mentha Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold PBG BV for $45M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity32
    • M&A Buy Activity24
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 17
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 1

Mentha Capital

Nieuwendammerdijk 538,
Amsterdam, 1023 BX
Netherlands
31 (0) 20 63 63 140
www.menthacapital.com
info@menthacapital.com

Mentha Capital BV is a private equity firm focuses on acquiring small and mid-sized market companies located Netherland, primarily in Benelux. The Firm looks to invests in companies with revenues of €20 - €150 million and EBITDA of €2 - €10 million. It firm usually aims for majority stakes although in specific cases it participates in club-deals. The Firm target companies operating in the fields of manufacturing, services & distributions, trade wholesale, retail, consumer goods/services and leisure. Prospective transaction situation includes MBOs, MBIs, growth capital, secondary buyouts and corporate spin-offs. Mentha Capital BV was formed in 2006 and is based in Amsterdam.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Chemicals, Consumer Products, E-Commerce, Energy Services and Equipment, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Staffing, Technology Hardware, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Growth Capital, Special Situations/Distressed, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 150
Target EBITDA 3 10
Investment Size 5 20
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 15 1 2 3 2 1 24
Sell (1.0/yr) # 3 - 1 - 3 1 8
vol $45M $45M
  32

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Rapid Circle 2020-08-27 - Growth Capital
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.rapidcircle.com
Ardena Holding NV 2020-01-09 - Secondary Buyout
Mariakerke, Belgium · www.ardena.com
BlijWerkt 2019-12-18 - Secondary Buyout
Woerden, Netherlands · www.blijwerkt.nl
ParaDIGMA Group BV 2019-12-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Nieuwegein, Netherlands · www.paradigma.nl
Destiny NV 2019-11-25 - Secondary Buyout
Diegem, Belgium · www.destiny.be
Lightmakers B.V. 2019-05-29 - Secondary Buyout
Noordwijk, Netherlands · www.light-living.co.uk
Frimex 2019-02-08 - Secondary Buyout
Moordrecht, Netherlands · www.frimex.nl
Lucardi 2018-11-07 - Growth Capital
The Hague, Netherlands · www.lucardi.nl
Insites Consulting B.V. 2018-09-27 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Ghent, Belgium · www.insites-consulting.com
OFYR USA 2018-04-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Cockeysville, Maryland · www.ofyrusa.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Aethon Holding B.V. 2017-03-17 Samen Professionals BV 2019-09-18 1
Rijswijk, Netherlands · www.aethon.nl Purmerend, Netherlands · www.samenprofessionals.nl
Customs Support International B.V. 2013-07-01 Freshport BV 2015-07-15 2
Rotterdam, Netherlands · www.customssupport.com Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.freshport.nl
Customs Support International B.V. 2013-07-01 Pompa BV 2015-04-15 1
Rotterdam, Netherlands · www.customssupport.com Rotterdam, Netherlands

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Staffing 4 (24%) - 4 (17%) -
Manufacturing 1 (6%) - 3 (13%) -
Machinery 1 (6%) - 2 (8%) -
Technology Hardware 2 (12%) - 2 (8%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Automotive 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (4%) -
Communications - - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Products 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
E-Commerce 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (4%) -
Information Technology 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Life Science 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Marketing 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (4%) -
Retail 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Transportation 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 17 - 24 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Netherlands 12 (71%) - 16 (67%) -
Belgium 2 (12%) - 3 (13%) -
United States 2 (12%) - 2 (8%) -
  Maryland 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Germany 1 (6%) - 2 (8%) -
France - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 12 (71%) - 16 (67%) -
Cross-border 5 (29%) - 8 (33%) -
Total 17 - 24 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 10 (59%) - 17 (71%) -
Growth Capital 3 (18%) - 3 (13%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (12%) - 2 (8%) -
Consolidation 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Special Situations/Distressed 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 17 - 24 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 5 (63%) -
Trade Sale 2 (25%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (13%) 45M (100%)
Total 8 $45M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Fortaleza Capital B.V.
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $45M
TOTAL $45M
Largest PBG BV
$45M (2011-04-27)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
56%
5 56%
Strategic(s)
44%
4 44%

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