mutares AG Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, mutares AG has acquired 8 companies.

mutares AG’s most common sectors for investment are automotive (14%) and manufacturing (14%). The Firm’s most common investment types include divestiture (66%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (21%). In total, mutares AG has invested in 8 different countries.

In the last 3 years, mutares AG has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (38%). 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 Activity36
    • M&A Buy Activity28
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 15
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 21

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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 18 1 2 - 2 5 28
Sell (1.0/yr) # 3 1 3 - - 1 8
vol $22M $22M
  36

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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
PRIMOTECS 2020-02-04 - Divestiture
, Italy
Q Logistics GmbH 2019-10-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Wien, Austria · www.q-logistics.net
Kirchhoff GmbH & Co. KG 2019-06-10 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Halver, Germany · www.kico.de
Grosbill SA 2017-08-01 - Sold to Management
Paris, France · www.grosbill.com
Fertigungstechnik Weißenfels GmbH 2017-04-26 - Unknown
WeiBenfels, Germany · www.ftw.info
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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
Ratingen, Germany · www.balcke-duerr.de Warszawa, Poland · www.balcke-duerr.pl
Balcke-Dürr GmbH 2016-11-23 Loterios s.r.l 2020-02-05 1
Ratingen, Germany · www.balcke-duerr.de Gerenzano, Italy · www.loterios.com
Donges SteelTec GmbH 2017-01-02 Ruukki Building Systems Oy 2019-07-19 2
Darmstadt, Germany · www.donges-steeltec.de Helsinki, Finland · www.ruukki.com
Donges SteelTec GmbH 2017-01-02 Normek Oy 2019-03-01 1
Darmstadt, Germany · www.donges-steeltec.de Vantaa, Finland · www.normek.fi

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Automotive 3 (14%) - 4 (14%) -
Manufacturing 4 (19%) - 4 (14%) -
Distribution 2 (10%) - 3 (11%) -
Machinery 2 (10%) - 3 (11%) -
Consumer Products 2 (10%) - 2 (7%) -
Environmental 2 (10%) - 2 (7%) -
Transportation 2 (10%) - 2 (7%) -
Business Services - - 1 (4%) -
Construction 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
E-Commerce - - 1 (4%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Medical Products 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Packaging - - 1 (4%) -
Retail - - 1 (4%) -
Total 21 - 28 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 7 (33%) - 10 (36%) -
France 5 (24%) - 8 (29%) -
Italy 3 (14%) - 3 (11%) -
Netherlands 2 (10%) - 2 (7%) -
Austria 1 (5%) - 2 (7%) -
Belize 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Ireland 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Poland 1 (5%) - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 7 (33%) - 10 (36%) -
Cross-border 14 (67%) - 18 (64%) -
Total 21 - 28 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Divestiture 14 (67%) - 19 (68%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (24%) - 6 (21%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (10%) - 3 (11%) -
Total 21 - 28 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 3 (38%) 22M (100%)
Sold to Management 2 (25%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (13%) -
Shut Down 1 (13%) -
Unknown 1 (13%) -
Total 8 $22M

Deal Values

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

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
13%
3 13%
Strategic(s)
87%
20 87%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
25%
1 25%
Strategic(s)
75%
3 75%

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