mutares AG Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, mutares AG has acquired 11 companies.

mutares AG’s most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (12%) and automotive (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include divestiture (74%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (18%). In total, mutares AG has invested in 10 different countries.

In the last 3 years, mutares AG has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (34%). mutares AG’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2017 when it sold Eupec for $22M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity43
    • M&A Buy Activity34
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 19
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 27

mutares AG

Arnulfstr. 19,
Munich, D-80335
Germany
+49-89-9292776-0
www.mutares.de
info@mutares.de

mutares AG (MUX:Berlin) is a publicly traded German holding group that acquires controlling stakes in small and medium-sized companies. mutares looks for businesses facing special situations, such as non-core divestitures, succession issues, or in need of restructuring. Target companies generally have at least €10 million in revenues. mutares does not have any sector preferences. mutares AG was formed in 2008 and is based in Munich.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Business Services, Consumer Products, Distribution, Electronics, Environmental, Manufacturing, Medical Products

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.6/yr) # 21 2 - 2 8 1 34
Sell (1.0/yr) # 4 3 - - 1 1 9
vol $22M $22M
  43

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Cenpa SAS 2021-07-12 - Secondary Buyout
Schweighouse-Sur-Moder, France · www.cenpa.fr
Permasteelisa Espana 2021-06-02 - Divestiture
Madrid, Spain
Primetals Technologies France SAS 2020-12-15 - Divestiture
Savigneux, France
Lapeyre SAS 2020-11-09 - Divestiture
Paris, France · www.lapeyre.fr
Valmet Automotive Oy - Engineering Services Business Line 2020-10-13 - Divestiture
Uusikaupunki, Finland
Nexans Metallurgie Deutschland GmbH 2020-06-30 - Divestiture
Bramsche, Germany
SABO-Maschinenfabrik GmbH 2020-06-26 - Divestiture
Gummersbach, Germany · www.sabo-online.de
KLANN Packaging GmbH & Co. KG 2020-05-18 - Secondary Buyout
Landshut, Germany · www.klann.de
Cooper-Standard Holdings, Inc. - Sealing and Fluid Businesses 2020-05-08 - Divestiture
, Poland
Nexive Services Srl 2020-02-24 - Divestiture
Milan, Italy · www.nexive.it
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Balcke-Dürr GmbH 2016-11-23 Balcke-Dürr Polska Sp. z o.o. 2020-04-01 1
Dusseldorf, Germany · www.balcke-duerr.com Warszawa, Poland · www.balcke-duerr.pl
Donges SteelTec GmbH 2017-01-02 Normek Oy 2019-03-01 2
Darmstadt, Germany · www.donges-steeltec.de Vantaa, Finland · www.normek.fi

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Automotive 3 (13%) - 4 (12%) -
Distribution 3 (13%) - 4 (12%) -
Manufacturing 4 (17%) - 4 (12%) -
Machinery 2 (8%) - 3 (9%) -
Business Services 1 (4%) - 2 (6%) -
Consumer Products 2 (8%) - 2 (6%) -
Environmental 1 (4%) - 2 (6%) -
Transportation 2 (8%) - 2 (6%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (3%) -
Building Materials 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Construction 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
E-Commerce - - 1 (3%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Engineering 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Forest Products - - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Packaging - - 1 (3%) -
Retail - - 1 (3%) -
Total 24 - 34 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 7 (29%) - 11 (32%) -
Germany 7 (29%) - 11 (32%) -
Italy 3 (13%) - 3 (9%) -
Austria 1 (4%) - 2 (6%) -
Netherlands 1 (4%) - 2 (6%) -
Spain 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Belize 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Finland 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Ireland 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Poland 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 7 (29%) - 11 (32%) -
Cross-border 17 (71%) - 23 (68%) -
Total 24 - 34 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Divestiture 18 (75%) - 25 (74%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (21%) - 6 (18%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (4%) - 3 (9%) -
Total 24 - 34 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 3 (33%) 22M (100%)
Secondary Sale 2 (22%) -
Sold to Management 2 (22%) -
Shut Down 1 (11%) -
Unknown 1 (11%) -
Total 9 $22M

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $22M
TOTAL $22M
Largest Eupec Gmbh
$22M (2017-02-15)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
9%
3 (9%)
Strategic(s)
74%
25 (74%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
22%
2 (22%)
Strategic(s)
33%
3 (33%)

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