Navis Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Navis Capital Partners has acquired 1 company.

Navis Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are business services (12%) and food (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (65%) and secondary buyout (12%). In total, Navis Capital Partners has invested in 4 US states and 13 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2018 when it acquired Device Technologies Australia Pty for $509M.

In the last 3 years, Navis Capital Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (62%). Navis Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Guardian Early Learning Group for $313M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity77
    • M&A Buy Activity59
    • M&A Sell Activity18
  • Total Sectors Invested 25
  • Total Countries Invested 13
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 15
  • M&A Advisors 1

Navis Capital Partners

Level 17, Quill 7 Tower, 9 Jalan Stesen Sentral 5,
Kuala Lampur, 50470
Malaysia
+6 03 2302 3888
www.naviscapital.com

Navis Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on buyouts, recapitalizations and financial restructurings in Southeast Asia. Navis looks to invest between $15 and $100 million of equity per transaction in companies with up to $500 million in revenue. Navis does not specialize in any specific sector. Navis Capital Partners was formed in 1998 and is headquartered in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Education, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Environmental, Food, Furniture, Leisure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Packaging, Real Estate, Restaurants, Retail, Staffing, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Asia/Pacific, Australia/New Zealand

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - 500
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 15 100
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 58 - - 1 - - 59
vol $209M $509M $718M
Sell (0.8/yr) # 14 1 1 1 1 - 18
vol $1.5B $313M $215M $2.0B
  77

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Retail Insight Ltd. 2019-07-12 - Secondary Buyout
Richmond, United Kingdom · www.ri-team.com
Device Technologies Australia Pty Ltd. 2018-11-16 509M USD Secondary Buyout
Belrose, Australia · www.device.com.au
MFS (S) Technology Pte Ltd. 2018-02-01 - Secondary Buyout
Singapore, Singapore · www.mfstech.com.sg
Retail Apparel Group Pty Ltd. 2017-05-25 215M AUD Add-on Acquisition
Waterloo, Australia · www.retailapparelgroup.com
Guardian Early Learning Group 2016-02-02 313M AUD Secondary Buyout
Sydney, Australia · www.guardianearlylearning.edu.au
ECO Industrial Environmental Engineering Pte Ltd. 2015-08-04 174M SGD Secondary Buyout
Singapore, Singapore · www.eco.com.sg
Imperial Treasure Restaurant Group Pte Ltd. (dba Super Peking Duck) 2015-06-04 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Singapore, Singapore · www.imperialtreasure.com
B Medical Systems S.à r.l. 2015-02-24 - Divestiture
Luxembourg, Luxembourg · www.bmedicalsystems.com
Nitipon Clinic 2015-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bangkok, Thailand · www.nitiponclinic.com
Dome Coffees Australia Pty Ltd. 2014-19-02 - Secondary Buyout
Railway Parade Maylands WA, Australia · www.domecoffees.com.au
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
The Village Grocer 2014-09-01 Bens Independent Grocer Sdn Bhd (The Big Group) 2017-04-13 1
Unionville, Ontario · www.thevillagegrocer.com Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia · www.thebiggroup.co

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 3 (9%) - 7 (12%) -
Food 4 (11%) - 6 (10%) -
Education 4 (11%) 178M (26%) 5 (8%) 178M (25%)
Restaurants 2 (6%) - 5 (8%) -
Manufacturing 3 (9%) - 4 (7%) 31M (4%)
Consumer Services 2 (6%) - 3 (5%) -
Environmental 2 (6%) - 3 (5%) -
Packaging 1 (3%) - 3 (5%) -
Automotive 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Chemicals 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Leisure 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Medical Products 2 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
Retail 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Transportation 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Information Technology 1 (3%) 509M (74%) 1 (2%) 509M (71%)
Consumer Products 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Distribution - - 1 (2%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Furniture 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Infrastructure 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Machinery - - 1 (2%) -
Real Estate 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (2%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (2%) -
Staffing 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 35 $687M 59 $718M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Australia 8 (23%) 687M (100%) 13 (22%) 687M (96%)
  Washington 2 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
Singapore 7 (20%) - 11 (19%) -
Malaysia 7 (20%) - 10 (17%) 31M (4%)
India 3 (9%) - 6 (10%) -
Thailand 2 (6%) - 4 (7%) -
United States 1 (3%) - 4 (7%) -
  North Carolina 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Maryland - - 1 (2%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (2%) -
  California - - 1 (2%) -
China 1 (3%) - 3 (5%) -
Vietnam 2 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
Hong Kong 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Canada 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Ontario 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Indonesia 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Luxembourg 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Cayman Islands - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 7 (20%) - 10 (17%) 31M (4%)
Cross-border 28 (80%) 687M (100%) 49 (83%) 687M (96%)
Total 35 $687M 59 $718M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 24 (69%) 178M (26%) 38 (64%) 178M (25%)
Secondary Buyout 2 (6%) 509M (74%) 7 (12%) 509M (71%)
Stake Purchase 3 (9%) - 4 (7%) -
Divestiture 1 (3%) - 3 (5%) 31M (4%)
Growth Capital 3 (9%) - 3 (5%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (2%) -
Going Private - - 1 (2%) -
Merger 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
PIPE 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 35 $687M 59 $718M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 8 (44%) 1.3B (66%)
Secondary Sale 6 (33%) 488M (24%)
Trade Sale 3 (17%) 5M (< 1%)
Sold to Management 1 (6%) 188M (9%)
Total 18 $2.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Herbert Smith Freehills
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $687M
< $100M 1 $31M
TOTAL $718M
Largest Device Technologies Australia Pty Ltd.
$509M (2018-11-16)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 8 $1.9B
< $100M 3 $109M
TOTAL $2.0B
Largest Guardian Early Learning Group
$313M (2016-02-02)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
70%
7 70%
Strategic(s)
30%
3 30%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
35%
6 35%
Strategic(s)
65%
11 65%

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