Nazca Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Nazca Capital has acquired 7 companies.

Nazca Capital’s most common sectors for investment are food (10%) and agriculture (7%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (84%) and secondary buyout (7%). In total, Nazca Capital has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2019 when it acquired Diater SA for $51M.

In the last 3 years, Nazca Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (38%). Nazca Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Biogran S.L. for $76M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity46
    • M&A Buy Activity30
    • M&A Sell Activity16
  • Total Sectors Invested 21
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 14

Nazca Capital

C/ Almagro, 23 – 1º planta.,
Madrid, 28010
Spain
+34 917 000 501
www.nazca.es
info@nazca.es

Nazca Private Equity is an investment firm focused on investing in private, small and medium-sized Spanish companies. Nazca looks for businesses with value-added products or services, proven track records, leading market positions, and sustainable competitive advantages. Prospective companies generally have sales of €30 to €200 million. The Firm's target investment size is €15 to €50 million. Funds are typically used to support buyouts, growth capital financings, add-ons, and consolidations. Nazca began investing in 2001 and is based in Madrid.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Beverages, Consumer Services, Education, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Marketing, Publishing, Restaurants, Retail, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Growth Capital

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 30 300
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 15 150
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 22 1 1 3 2 1 30
vol $80M $51M $131M
Sell (0.8/yr) # 12 2 - - 2 - 16
vol $8M $76M $84M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
IDP Ingeniería y Arquitectura Iberia, SLU 2020-07-23 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sabadell, Spain · www..idp.es
Ovelar Merchandising (OM Group) 2019-12-02 - Secondary Buyout
Rivas Vaciamadrid, Spain · www.grupo-om.com
Gestair 2019-10-17 - Secondary Buyout
Alcobendas, Spain · www.gestair.es
Cinelux 2019-07-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Madrid, Spain · www.cinelux.es
Diater SA 2019-06-07 51M EUR Divestiture
Barcelona, Spain · www.diater.com
Grupo Terratest S.A. 2018-12-05 - Secondary Buyout
Madrid, Spain · www.terratest.es
Herbex Health SA 2018-10-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Cape Town, South Africa · www.herbexhealth.com
Phibo Dental Solutions S.L. 2018-06-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sentmenat, Spain · www.phibo.com
Moldcom Composites S.L. (McBath) 2017-02-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Manises, Spain · www.moldcom.es
Biogran S.L. 2016-12-05 76M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.biogran.es
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Food 2 (14%) - 3 (10%) -
Building Materials 1 (7%) - 2 (7%) 51M (39%)
Restaurants - - 2 (7%) 15M (12%)
Internet Software and Services - - 2 (7%) 14M (11%)
Agriculture - - 2 (7%) -
Beverages - - 2 (7%) -
Consumer Services - - 2 (7%) -
Marketing 1 (7%) - 2 (7%) -
Life Science 1 (7%) 51M (100%) 1 (3%) 51M (39%)
Aerospace - - 1 (3%) -
Business Services - - 1 (3%) -
Construction 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Products 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Education - - 1 (3%) -
Engineering 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Manufacturing 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Packaging 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Retail 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Transportation 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 14 $51M 30 $131M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Spain 13 (93%) 51M (100%) 29 (97%) 80M (100%)
South Africa 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 13 (93%) 51M (100%) 29 (97%) 80M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 14 $51M 30 $80M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 11 (79%) - 25 (83%) 65M (50%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (7%) - 2 (7%) 15M (12%)
Divestiture 1 (7%) 51M (100%) 1 (3%) 51M (39%)
Growth Capital - - 1 (3%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 14 $51M 30 $131M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 6 (38%) 8M (10%)
Secondary Sale 6 (38%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (13%) 76M (90%)
Sold to Management 2 (13%) -
Total 16 $84M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
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2
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
2
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors LLC
1
Legal Deals
DLA Piper
2
Uría Menéndez Abogados S.L.P.
2
Garrigues
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 4 $131M
TOTAL $131M
Largest Diater SA
$51M (2019-06-07)
sell # Total
< $100M 2 $84M
TOTAL $84M
Largest Biogran S.L.
$76M (2016-12-05)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
54%
7 54%
Strategic(s)
46%
6 46%

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