Mubadala Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Sovereign Wealth Fund Profile

In the last 3 years, Mubadala Capital has acquired 15 companies. It has also invested in 13 others.

Mubadala Capital’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (8%) and education (6%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (32%) and stake purchase (27%). In total, Mubadala Capital has invested in 8 US states and 12 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2022 when it acquired Avalara for $8.4B.

In the last 3 years, Mubadala Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (40%). Mubadala Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold LeasePlan N.V. for $4.2B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity42
    • M&A Buy Activity38
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 24
  • Total Countries Invested 12
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 24
  • M&A Advisors 4

Mubadala Capital

Mubadala Investment Co. PJSC

Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates
+971 2 2361000
www.mubadala.com
contact@mubadala.com

Mubadala Capital is a private equity firm focused on investing capital across a range of assets worldwide. The Firm primarily invests in private and public assets, but also considers credit, real estate, and alternatives. Mubadala invests in a variety of sectors including industrials, healthcare, energy, renewables, financial services, infrastructure, and business services. Mubadala Capital was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Education, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Life Science, Manufacturing, Media, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Real Estate, Renewable Energy, Technology Hardware, Utilities

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Nordic, Asia/Pacific, Latin/South America, Middle East

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 50 250
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (6.0/yr) # 8 2 8 11 7 2 38
vol $828M $3.5B $1.9B $376M $8.4B $15.0B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 1 2 - 1 - 1 5
vol $4.2B $4.2B
  43

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Groupe Looping 2023-05-09 - Secondary Sale
Saint-Malo, France · www.looping-group.com
CoolIT Systems, Inc. 2023-05-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Calgary, Alberta · www.coolitsystems.com
National Resilience, Inc. 2023-01-10 - Growth Capital
San Diego, California · www.resilience.com
AirCarbon Pte Ltd. 2022-11-17 - Stake Purchase
Singapore, Singapore · www.aircarbon.co
AOG LLC 2022-10-18 - Secondary Buyout
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.trufoodmfg.com
Avalara, Inc. 2022-08-08 8.4B USD Going Private
Seattle, Washington · www.avalara.com
Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. 2022-07-26 - Stake Purchase
Mumbai, India · www.tatapowerrenewables.com
Envirotainer AB 2022-06-07 - Secondary Buyout
Sollentuna, Sweden · www.envirotainer.com
Unesulbahi 2022-06-03 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Eunapolis, Brazil · www.unesulbahia.com.br
Mercer Foods LLC 2022-01-13 - Secondary Buyout
Modesto, California · www.mercerfoods.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Culligan International Co. 2021-05-25 Primo Water - International businesses 2023-11-02 1
Rosemont, Illinois · www.corporate.culligan.com , United States
Avalara, Inc. 2022-08-08 Avalara - Sales & Use Tax Recovery Business Line 2023-09-14 1
Seattle, Washington · www.avalara.com Seattle, Washington
PCI Pharma Services 2020-08-24 Lyophilization Services of New England, Inc. 2021-10-12 1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.pci.com Bedford, New Hampshire · www.lyophilization.com
NOVA Chemicals Corp. 2017-01-01 NOVA Chemicals - Ethylene Storage Business 2021-07-01 1
Calgary, Alberta · www.novachem.com Calgary, Alberta
Envision Pharma, Inc. 2016-07-06 Two Labs LLC 2020-11-12 3
Horsham, United Kingdom · www.envisionpharmagroup.com Powell, Ohio · www.twolabs.com
Dental Care Alliance LLC 2015-07-06 NorthEast Dental Management LLC 2016-01-07 2
Sarasota, Florida · www.dentalcarealliance.net Roselle Park, New Jersey · www.nedentalmanagement.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 3 (9%) - 3 (8%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (6%) 8.4B (56%) 2 (5%) 8.4B (56%)
Infrastructure 2 (6%) 2.3B (15%) 2 (5%) 2.3B (15%)
Technology Hardware 2 (6%) 828M (6%) 2 (5%) 828M (6%)
Automotive 1 (3%) - 2 (5%) -
Chemicals 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Communications 1 (3%) - 2 (5%) -
Education 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Food 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Life Science 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Packaging 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Renewable Energy 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Media 1 (3%) 3.5B (23%) 1 (3%) 3.5B (23%)
Aerospace 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
Business Services 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Products 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Services 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
Franchising 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
Insurance 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
Leisure - - 1 (3%) -
Transportation 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
Utilities 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 35 $15.0B 38 $15.0B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 10 (29%) 11.9B (79%) 10 (26%) 11.9B (79%)
  California 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
  Pennsylvania 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
  Washington 1 (3%) 8.4B (56%) 1 (3%) 8.4B (56%)
  New York 1 (3%) 3.5B (23%) 1 (3%) 3.5B (23%)
  Maryland 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
  Illinois 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
  Florida 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
  Arkansas 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
United Kingdom 4 (11%) 2.7B (18%) 6 (16%) 2.7B (18%)
France 4 (11%) - 5 (13%) -
United Arab Emirates 4 (11%) - 4 (11%) -
Brazil 3 (9%) 376M (3%) 3 (8%) 376M (3%)
Canada 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
  Alberta 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
India 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Singapore 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Spain 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
Russia 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
Saudi Arabia 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
Sweden 1 (3%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 35 $15.0B 38 $15.0B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 11 (31%) - 12 (32%) -
Stake Purchase 10 (29%) - 10 (26%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (20%) 376M (3%) 8 (21%) 376M (3%)
Going Private 3 (9%) 11.1B (74%) 3 (8%) 11.1B (74%)
Growth Capital 2 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Venture 1 (3%) - 2 (5%) -
Divestiture 1 (3%) 3.5B (23%) 1 (3%) 3.5B (23%)
Total 35 $15.0B 38 $15.0B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (40%) -
Divestiture 1 (20%) 4.2B (100%)
SPAC 1 (20%) -
Stake Sale 1 (20%) -
Total 5 $4.2B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
William Blair
1
Goldman Sachs
1
Legal Deals
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
1
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $13.8B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.2B
TOTAL $15.0B
Largest Avalara, Inc.
$8.4B (2022-08-08)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $4.2B
TOTAL $4.2B
Largest LeasePlan Corporation N.V.
$4.2B (2015-07-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
34%
13 (34%)
Strategic(s)
5%
2 (5%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
80%
4 (80%)

FAQ

When was Mubadala Capital founded?

Mubadala Capital was founded in 2002.

What type of investor is Mubadala Capital?

Mubadala Capital is a sovereign wealth fund.

Where is Mubadala Capital headquartered?

Mubadala Capital is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

How much capital does Mubadala Capital have under management?

Mubadala Capital has 276.0B USD under management.

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