Mercury Capital Pty. Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Mercury Capital Pty. has acquired 1 company.

Mercury Capital Pty.’s most common sectors for investment are business services (29%) and healthcare services (29%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (29%) and stake purchase (29%). In total, Mercury Capital Pty. has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired Estia Health for $90M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is ipo (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 1

Mercury Capital Pty. Ltd.

Lawson Place Suite 303, Level 3 167 Phillip Street,
Sydney, NSW 2000
Australia
+612 8247 6700
www.mercurycapital.com.au
investor@mercurycapital.com.au

Mercury Capital is a private equity group focused on investing in established private businesses operating in Australia and New Zealand. Mercury looks to acquire controlling positions for a variety of situations, including succession plannings, expansion financings, recapitalizations, as well as partnering with existing management or owners to help drive growth. Mercury raised it's debut fund in 2010.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Services, Distribution, Healthcare Services, Life Science, Manufacturing

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: Australia/New Zealand

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 50 200
values in millions of AUD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 5 1 - - - 1 7
vol $90M $90M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Bauer Media Group - Australian and New Zealand Business 2020-06-17 - Divestiture
, Australia
Nexus Day Hospitals 2016-07-13 - Secondary Buyout
Crows Nest, Australia · www.nexusdayhospitals.com.au
Vetwest Animal Hospitals 2015-09-01 - Stake Purchase
Perth, Australia · www.vetwest.com.au
Estia Health Ltd. 2014-11-25 - IPO
Sydney, Australia · www.estiahealth.com.au
Hexagon Holdings Ltd. 2014-01-01 - Consolidation
Auckland, New Zealand · www.hexagonholdings.co.nz
Estia Health Ltd. 2013-10-14 90M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sydney, Australia · www.estiahealth.com.au
Novotech Pty Ltd. 2013-05-06 - Stake Purchase
Sydney, Australia · www.novotech-cro.com
Blue Star Group (New Zealand) Ltd. 2012-12-21 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Auckland, New Zealand · www.bluestargroup.co.nz
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Hexagon Holdings Ltd. 2014-01-01 Adhesif Labels Ltd. 2016-04-01 3
Auckland, New Zealand · www.hexagonholdings.co.nz Auckland, New Zealand · www.adhesif.co.nz
Hexagon Holdings Ltd. 2014-01-01 Mark-it Labels Ltd. 2015-12-01 2
Auckland, New Zealand · www.hexagonholdings.co.nz Christchurch, New Zealand · www.markitlabels.co.nz
Hexagon Holdings Ltd. 2014-01-01 Hally Group Ltd. 2015-11-30 1
Auckland, New Zealand · www.hexagonholdings.co.nz Auckland, New Zealand · www.hallygroup.com
Blue Star Group (New Zealand) Ltd. 2012-12-21 Kiwi Labels Ltd. 2013-03-01 2
Auckland, New Zealand · www.bluestargroup.co.nz Woolston, New Zealand · www.kiwilabels.co.nz
Blue Star Group (New Zealand) Ltd. 2012-12-21 Panprint Labels Ltd. 2013-01-01 1
Auckland, New Zealand · www.bluestargroup.co.nz Auckland, New Zealand · www.panprint.co.nz

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Healthcare Services 1 (17%) - 2 (29%) 90M (100%)
Business Services 2 (33%) - 2 (29%) -
Consumer Services 1 (17%) - 1 (14%) -
Life Science 1 (17%) - 1 (14%) -
Publishing 1 (17%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 6 - 7 $90M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Australia 4 (67%) - 5 (71%) 90M (100%)
New Zealand 2 (33%) - 2 (29%) -
Domestic 4 (67%) - 5 (71%) 90M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (33%) - 2 (29%) -
Total 6 - 7 $90M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (17%) - 2 (29%) 90M (100%)
Stake Purchase 2 (33%) - 2 (29%) -
Consolidation 1 (17%) - 1 (14%) -
Divestiture 1 (17%) - 1 (14%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (17%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 6 - 7 $90M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
King & Wood Mallesons
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $90M
TOTAL $90M
Largest Estia Health Ltd.
$90M (2013-10-14)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%

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