Metric Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

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

Metric Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are marketing (15%) and business services (10%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (62%) and secondary buyout (24%). In total, Metric Capital Partners has invested in 12 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2012 when it acquired Laurel Funerals for $58M.

In the last 3 years, Metric Capital Partners has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (40%). Metric Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold Laurel Funerals for $115M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity26
    • M&A Buy Activity21
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 15
  • Total Countries Invested 12
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 7

Metric Capital Partners

33 Jermyn Street,
London, SW1Y 6AD
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 3540 1550
www.metric-capital.com
info@metric-capital.com

Metric Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on proving financing solutions to small and mid-sized companies across Europe. Investment funds are generally used to support buyouts, refinancings, growth capital financings, rescues, and shareholder liquidity needs. Metric Capital Partners was formed in 2011 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Beverages, Business Services, Communications, Construction, Consumer Services, Education, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Machinery, Marketing, Medical Products, Real Estate

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Acquisition Financing

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 12 1 5 2 - 1 21
vol $58M $58M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 2 1 - 1 1 - 5
vol $115M $115M
  26

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Sanovel İlaç Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. 2020-04-09 - Growth Capital
İstanbul, Turkey · www.sanovel.com
Trust Payments Ltd. 2019-05-08 - Unknown
London, United Kingdom · www.trustpayments.com
Groupe Onepoint SAS 2018-11-22 - Growth Capital
Paris, France · www.groupeonepoint.com
Parmaco Oy 2018-10-04 - Secondary Buyout
Tampere, Finland · www.parmaco.fi
James Grant Group Ltd. 2018-09-28 - Secondary Sale
London, United Kingdom · www.jamesgrant.com
Paginas Amarelas S.A. 2017-05-01 - Secondary Buyout
Porto, Portugal · www.pai.pt
Paginas Amarillas Soluciones Digitales, S.A.U 2017-04-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Madrid, Spain · www.paginasamarillas.es
DSM Group Ltd. 2017-04-03 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Birmingham, United Kingdom · www.dsmgroup.info
St Francis Group 2017-04-03 - Merger
Henley in Arden, United Kingdom · www.stfrancisgroup.com
Gruppo Bancario Mediterraneo Holding S.p.A (GBM Banca) 2017-01-27 - Growth Capital
Milano, Italy · www.gbmbanca.it
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Marketing 3 (19%) - 3 (14%) -
Business Services 1 (6%) - 2 (10%) -
Information Technology 2 (13%) - 2 (10%) -
Machinery 1 (6%) - 2 (10%) -
Real Estate 2 (13%) - 2 (10%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (5%) 58M (100%)
Apparel/Textiles 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Beverages 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Communications 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Construction 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Education 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Financial Services 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (5%) -
Leisure - - 1 (5%) -
Medical Products 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 16 - 21 $58M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 5 (31%) - 8 (38%) 58M (100%)
Spain 3 (19%) - 3 (14%) -
France 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Germany 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Italy 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Denmark 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Finland 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Poland 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Portugal 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Turkey 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Austria - - 1 (5%) -
Netherlands - - 1 (5%) -
Total 16 - 21 $58M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 11 (69%) - 13 (62%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (13%) - 5 (24%) 58M (100%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (13%) - 2 (10%) -
Merger 1 (6%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 16 - 21 $58M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Unknown 2 (40%) -
Trade Sale 1 (20%) 115M (100%)
Secondary Sale 1 (20%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (20%) -
Total 5 $115M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Houlihan Lokey
1
Legal Deals
CMS Legal Services EEIG
1
White & Case LLP
1
Garrigues
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $58M
TOTAL $58M
Largest Laurel Funerals Ltd.
$58M (2012-04-11)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $115M
TOTAL $115M
Largest Laurel Funerals Ltd.
$115M (2015-06-16)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
86%
6 86%
Strategic(s)
14%
1 14%
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 100%

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