Montagu Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Montagu Private Equity has acquired 8 companies.

Montagu Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are transportation (9%) and information technology (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (59%) and secondary buyout (19%). In total, Montagu Private Equity has invested in 3 US states and 15 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2002 when it acquired Legrand SA for $5.7B.

In the last 3 years, Montagu Private Equity has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (40%). Montagu Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2012 when it sold BSN medical for $2.0B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity168
    • M&A Buy Activity100
    • M&A Sell Activity68
  • Total Sectors Invested 37
  • Total Countries Invested 15
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 51
  • M&A Advisors 26

Montagu Private Equity LLP

2 More London Riverside,
London, SE1 2AP
United Kingdom
+44 20 7336 9955
www.montaguequity.com
enquiries@montagu.com

Montagu Private Equity is an independent private equity firm focused on European management buyouts and other private equity transactions. The Group looks for opportunities valued between €100 million and €1 billion. Sectors of interest include waste management, business services, consumer goods, food/beverage, aerospace/defense, media, healthcare, transportation, technology hardware, distribution, industrial, energy, and retail. Montagu is owned by its managers as well as HSBC, which owns a 20% stake in the firm. Montagu Private Equity dates back to 1968 and maintains offices in London, Manchester, Paris, Dusseldorf, and Stockholm.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Automotive, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Insurance, Leisure, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Media, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Plastics, Publishing, Real Estate, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, PIPE, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 100 1,000
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 90 2 1 4 1 2 100
vol $18.0B $18.0B
Sell (1.6/yr) # 60 1 2 3 2 - 68
vol $11.7B $262M $420M $12.4B
  168

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Galileo Global Education 2020-03-06 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.ggeedu.com
RTI Surgical Holdings, Inc. - OEM Business 2020-01-13 - Divestiture
Deerfield, Illinois
Jane's Information Group Ltd. 2019-09-24 - Divestiture
Coulsdon, United Kingdom · www.janes.com
Covidence AS 2019-05-17 - Secondary Buyout
Rønde, Denmark · www.covidence.com
Dutch Ophthalmic Research Center (International) B.V. 2019-03-13 - Secondary Buyout
Zuidland, Netherlands · www.dorc.eu
Servelec Controls Ltd. 2018-12-07 - Secondary Buyout
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.servelecgroup.com
Eastman Kodak Co. - Flexographic Packaging Division 2018-11-12 - Divestiture
Rochester, New York
Nemera 2018-10-15 - Secondary Buyout
La Verpillière, France · www.nemera.net
Wireless Logic Group Ltd. 2018-06-27 - Secondary Buyout
Berkshire, United Kingdom · www.wirelesslogic.co.uk
Maincare Solutions 2018-05-22 - Secondary Buyout
Cestas, France · www.maincare.fr
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Visma Oy 2010-09-25 Cash Software bv 2020-09-09 53
Oslo, Norway · www.visma.com Den Haag, Netherlands · www.cash.nl
Visma Oy 2010-09-25 Codegarden Oy 2020-08-24 52
Oslo, Norway · www.visma.com , Norway · www.codegarden.no
Visma Oy 2010-09-25 Yuki Works B.V. 2020-08-04 51
Oslo, Norway · www.visma.com Rotterdam, Netherlands · www.yuki.nl
Visma Oy 2010-09-25 Zetech S.A. 2020-05-12 50
Oslo, Norway · www.visma.com Buenos Aires, Brazil · www.zetech.com
Visma Oy 2010-09-25 Nmbrs BV 2020-05-12 49
Oslo, Norway · www.visma.com Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.nmbrs.com
OASIS Group - Information Secured 2017-07-27 Box-it Scotland 2020-03-12 5
Dublin, Ireland · www.oasisgroup.com East Lothian, United Kingdom · www.boxit-scotland.co.uk
Visma Oy 2010-09-25 Onguard Holding 2020-02-20 48
Oslo, Norway · www.visma.com Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.onguard.com
Visma Oy 2010-09-25 Circle Software Ltd. 2020-01-16 47
Oslo, Norway · www.visma.com Christchurch, New Zealand · www.circlepos.com
OASIS Group - Information Secured 2017-07-27 Niche Health Ltd. (Nichesys) 2019-12-03 4
Dublin, Ireland · www.oasisgroup.com Bromsgrove, United Kingdom · www.igpr.co.uk
Visma Oy 2010-09-25 VerzuimSignaal 2019-11-04 3
Oslo, Norway · www.visma.com Utrecht, Netherlands · www.verzuimsignaal.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Transportation - - 9 (9%) 38M (< 1%)
Information Technology 5 (29%) 1.3B (94%) 8 (8%) 1.7B (9%)
Medical Products 1 (6%) - 5 (5%) 1.4B (8%)
Automotive - - 5 (5%) 863M (5%)
Food 1 (6%) - 5 (5%) 225M (1%)
Business Services - - 5 (5%) 192M (1%)
Electrical Equipment - - 4 (4%) 6.5B (36%)
Consumer Products 1 (6%) - 4 (4%) 586M (3%)
Life Science 1 (6%) - 4 (4%) -
Manufacturing - - 4 (4%) -
Packaging - - 3 (3%) 914M (5%)
Retail - - 3 (3%) 642M (4%)
Chemicals - - 3 (3%) 305M (2%)
Healthcare Services 2 (12%) 79M (6%) 3 (3%) 79M (< 1%)
Insurance - - 3 (3%) 8M (< 1%)
Marine - - 3 (3%) -
Building Materials - - 2 (2%) 956M (5%)
Safety/Security - - 2 (2%) 48M (< 1%)
Consumer Services 1 (6%) - 2 (2%) -
Education 1 (6%) - 2 (2%) -
Electronics - - 2 (2%) -
Financial Services 1 (6%) - 2 (2%) -
Real Estate 1 (6%) - 2 (2%) -
Technology Hardware - - 2 (2%) -
Environmental - - 1 (1%) 2.6B (15%)
Communications - - 1 (1%) 487M (3%)
Metals/Mining - - 1 (1%) 284M (2%)
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (1%) 185M (1%)
Infrastructure - - 1 (1%) 54M (< 1%)
Aerospace - - 1 (1%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (1%) -
Beverages - - 1 (1%) -
Distribution - - 1 (1%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Information Services 1 (6%) - 1 (1%) -
Publishing - - 1 (1%) -
Software 1 (6%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 17 $1.4B 100 $18.0B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 4 (24%) - 57 (58%) 5.6B (31%)
France 4 (24%) - 14 (14%) 8.1B (45%)
Germany 1 (6%) - 6 (6%) 1.5B (9%)
Denmark 1 (6%) - 5 (5%) -
Switzerland 1 (6%) - 4 (4%) 135M (1%)
United States 3 (18%) - 3 (3%) -
  New York 1 (6%) - 1 (1%) -
  Illinois 1 (6%) - 1 (1%) -
  California 1 (6%) - 1 (1%) -
Netherlands 1 (6%) 79M (6%) 2 (2%) 79M (< 1%)
Luxembourg - - 2 (2%) 592M (3%)
Norway 1 (6%) 1.3B (94%) 1 (1%) 1.3B (7%)
Ireland 1 (6%) - 1 (1%) -
Poland - - 1 (1%) 487M (3%)
Finland - - 1 (1%) 246M (1%)
Belgium - - 1 (1%) -
Sweden - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 4 (24%) - 57 (58%) 5.6B (31%)
Cross-border 13 (76%) 1.4B (100%) 42 (42%) 12.5B (69%)
Total 17 $1.4B 99 $18.0B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (24%) - 59 (59%) 8.2B (46%)
Secondary Buyout 7 (41%) 1.4B (100%) 19 (19%) 4.6B (25%)
Divestiture 6 (35%) - 18 (18%) 2.5B (14%)
Going Private - - 1 (1%) 2.6B (15%)
Stake Purchase - - 1 (1%) 54M (< 1%)
Growth Capital - - 1 (1%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (1%) -
Total 17 $1.4B 100 $18.0B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 28 (41%) 5.8B (47%)
Trade Sale 16 (24%) 1.5B (12%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 13 (19%) 4.4B (35%)
IPO 7 (10%) -
Merger 3 (4%) 797M (6%)
Sold to Existing Investors 1 (1%) -
Total 68 $12.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
4
UBS Investment Bank
3
Morgan Stanley
2
Legal Deals
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
5
Clifford Chance LLP
3
Eversheds LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 4 $11.1B
$100M to $1B 19 $6.6B
< $100M 6 $285M
TOTAL $18.0B
Largest Legrand SA
$5.7B (2002-12-01)
sell # Total
> $1B 3 $5.2B
$100M to $1B 19 $7.0B
< $100M 3 $174M
TOTAL $12.4B
Largest BSN medical GmbH
$2.0B (2012-06-11)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
59%
24 59%
Strategic(s)
41%
17 41%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
54%
31 54%
Strategic(s)
46%
26 46%

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