Mobeus Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Mobeus Equity Partners has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 4 others.

Mobeus Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (12%) and consumer products (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (51%) and growth capital (31%). In total, Mobeus Equity Partners has invested in 2 US states and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired British International Helicopters for $31M.

In the last 3 years, Mobeus Equity Partners has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (58%). Mobeus Equity Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold App-DNA Group for $92M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity130
    • M&A Buy Activity85
    • M&A Sell Activity45
  • Total Sectors Invested 35
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 37
  • M&A Advisors 23

Mobeus Equity Partners

30 Haymarket,
London, SW1Y 4EX
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7024 7600
www.mobeusequity.co.uk
info@mobeusequity.co.uk

Mobeus Equity Partners is a generalist investor in UK-based companies. Mobeus looks to invest between £2 and £15 million in a variety of transaction situations. These include MBOs, secondary buyouts, debt financings, shareholder liquidity needs, and recapitalizations. Mobeus generally targets high growth, profitable (£1 to £3 million) businesses with sustainable competitive advantages. Mobeus is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Food, Information Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Media

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Recapitalization, Special Situations/Distressed, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 1 5
Investment Size 2 15
Enterprise Value 5 30
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 78 2 3 2 - - 85
vol $272M $26M $298M
Sell (2.4/yr) # 33 5 3 3 1 - 45
vol $384M $56M $440M
  130

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Tharstern Ltd. 2023-03-27 - Trade Sale
Lancashire, United Kingdom · www.tharstern.com
Kinneir Dufort Ltd. 2022-12-06 - Trade Sale
Bristol, United Kingdom · www.kinneirdufort.com
Access Partnership Ltd. 2022-07-07 - Secondary Sale
London, United Kingdom · www.accesspartnership.com
Media Business Insight Ltd. 2022-06-13 - Trade Sale
Peterborough, United Kingdom · www.mb-insight.com
Gungho Marketing Ltd. 2022-06-13 - Growth Capital
Dorchester, United Kingdom · www.gunghomarketing.co.uk
Inbox Insight Ltd. 2022-01-07 26M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Winchester, United Kingdom · www.inboxinsight.com
Orbital Internet Group Ltd. 2021-06-07 - Growth Capital
Canterbury, United Kingdom · www.orbital.net
Ludlow Wealth Management Group Ltd. 2021-05-26 56M GBP Trade Sale
Southport, United Kingdom · www.ludco.co.uk
The Boundary Architectural Visualisation 2021-05-25 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.the-boundary.com
BG Consulting Group Ltd. 2021-01-27 - Trade Sale
London, United Kingdom · www.bgconsulting.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Master Removers Group 2014-12-09 Bishopsgate Newco Ltd. 2024-02-02 1
London, United Kingdom · www.ward-thomas.co.uk Swindon, United Kingdom · www.bishopsgate.co.uk

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 1 (3%) - 10 (12%) 7M (2%)
Consumer Products 5 (13%) - 8 (9%) 15M (5%)
Internet Software and Services 7 (18%) - 7 (8%) -
Software 2 (5%) - 6 (7%) -
Media 2 (5%) - 5 (6%) 16M (5%)
Manufacturing 3 (8%) 17M (13%) 4 (5%) 17M (6%)
Food 2 (5%) - 4 (5%) -
Information Technology - - 3 (4%) 45M (15%)
E-Commerce 2 (5%) 24M (18%) 3 (4%) 24M (8%)
Distribution 1 (3%) 18M (13%) 3 (4%) 18M (6%)
Automotive 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) 7M (2%)
Transportation 2 (5%) 28M (20%) 2 (2%) 28M (9%)
Marketing 2 (5%) 26M (18%) 2 (2%) 26M (9%)
Communications 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) 22M (7%)
Financial Services - - 2 (2%) 14M (5%)
Leisure 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Aerospace - - 1 (1%) 31M (10%)
Engineering 1 (3%) 17M (12%) 1 (1%) 17M (6%)
Chemicals 1 (3%) 8M (6%) 1 (1%) 8M (3%)
Consumer Services - - 1 (1%) 3M (1%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (1%) -
Construction - - 1 (1%) -
Digital Media - - 1 (1%) -
Environmental - - 1 (1%) -
Forest Products - - 1 (1%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (1%) -
Insurance 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Life Science - - 1 (1%) -
Medical Products 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Packaging - - 1 (1%) -
Publishing - - 1 (1%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (1%) -
Restaurants 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (1%) -
Staffing 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 38 $139M 85 $298M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 36 (95%) 139M (100%) 81 (96%) 271M (100%)
United States 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (1%) -
Australia 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 36 (95%) 139M (100%) 81 (96%) 271M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
Total 38 $139M 84 $271M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 10 (26%) 131M (94%) 43 (51%) 235M (84%)
Growth Capital 20 (53%) - 26 (31%) -
Venture 6 (16%) - 8 (9%) -
Divestiture 1 (3%) 8M (6%) 4 (5%) 8M (3%)
Secondary Buyout - - 3 (4%) 38M (13%)
PIPE 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 38 $139M 85 $281M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 19 (42%) 111M (25%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 11 (24%) 203M (46%)
Secondary Sale 11 (24%) 126M (29%)
Sold to Management 2 (4%) -
Unknown 2 (4%) -
Total 45 $440M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
WK Corporate Finance LLP
3
Spectrum Corporate Finance (CF)
2
RSM EquiCo Capital Markets LLC
2
Legal Deals
Osborne Clarke
5
Gowling WLG
2
Marriott Harrison
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 18 $298M
TOTAL $298M
Largest British International Helicopters Ltd.
$31M (2006-06-28)
sell # Total
< $100M 8 $440M
TOTAL $440M
Largest App-DNA Group Ltd.
$92M (2011-10-26)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
2%
2 (2%)
Strategic(s)
5%
4 (5%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
24%
11 (24%)
Strategic(s)
58%
26 (58%)

FAQ

When was Mobeus Equity Partners founded?

Mobeus Equity Partners was founded in 2004.

What type of investor is Mobeus Equity Partners?

Mobeus Equity Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is Mobeus Equity Partners headquartered?

Mobeus Equity Partners is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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