NB Private Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

In the last 3 years, NB Private Equity Partners has acquired 1 company.

NB Private Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (12%) and manufacturing (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (50%) and recapitalization (16%). In total, NB Private Equity Partners has invested in 10 US states and 7 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2017 when it acquired USI Insurance Services for $4.3B.

In the last 3 years, NB Private Equity Partners has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). NB Private Equity Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2020 when it sold A&E Medical for $250M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity36
    • M&A Buy Activity26
    • M&A Sell Activity10
  • Total Sectors Invested 19
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 16
  • M&A Advisors 9

NB Private Equity Partners

P.O. Box 286, Floor 2 Trafalgar Court, Les Banques, St. Peter Port,
Guernsey, GY1 4HY
Channel Islands
+44 (0) 1481 742 742
www.nbprivateequitypartners.com

NB Private Equity Partners is a publicly traded asset manager focused on acquiring direct investments in privately held companies. The Firm principally targets businesses in the US and looks to invest alongside other private equity managers when considering opportunities. NB Private Equity Partners is headquartered in the UK, with an additional office in the US.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, E-Commerce, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Machinery, Medical Products, Retail

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 23 2 - 1 - - 26
vol $5.7B $4.2B $9.9B
Sell (1.8/yr) # 1 4 3 2 - - 10
vol $250M $250M
  36

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Biolchim S.p.A. 2022-08-08 - Trade Sale
Bologna, Italy · www.biolchim.it
Material Handling Systems, Inc. 2022-04-18 - Trade Sale
Mount Washington, Kentucky · www.mhsglobal.com
APFS LLC 2022-01-04 - Recapitalization
Chicago, Illinois · www.addisongroup.com
AutoStore AS 2021-10-20 - IPO
Nedre Vats, Norway · www.autostoresystem.com
Service Med S.p.A. 2021-05-14 - Trade Sale
Bussolengo, Italy · www.servicemed.it
DoubleVerify Holdings, Inc. 2021-04-21 - IPO
New York, New York · www.doubleverify.com
A&E Medical Corp. 2020-12-01 250M USD Trade Sale
Farmingdale, New Jersey · www.aemedical.com
GFL Environmental Inc. 2020-02-25 - IPO
Vaughan, Ontario · www.gflenv.com
Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A. 2020-02-05 - Secondary Sale
Roma, Italy · www.eng.it
Waterlogic International 2020-01-28 - Secondary Buyout
Berkshire, United Kingdom · www.waterlogic.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Neuberger Berman Insurance-Linked Strategies 2018-11-01 ENTRUST Solutions Group 2023-08-07 1
New York, New York · www.nb.com/pages/public/global/nb-ils.aspx Warrenville, Illinois · www.enengineering.com
Kroll, Inc. 2020-01-22 Crisp Thinking Group Ltd. 2022-05-31 7
New York, New York · www.kroll.com Leeds, United Kingdom · www.crispthinking.com
Kroll, Inc. 2020-01-22 Resolver, Inc. 2022-03-30 6
New York, New York · www.kroll.com Toronto, Ontario · www.resolver.com
USI Insurance Services Corp. 2017-03-17 Insurance Services Group, Inc. 2022-01-21 1
Valhalla, New York · www.usi.com Edmonds, Washington · www.insuranceservicesgroup.com
Waterlogic International 2020-01-28 Tipperary Pure Irish Water 2020-10-21 17
Berkshire, United Kingdom · www.waterlogic.com Dublin, Ireland · www.tipperarywater.ie
USI Insurance Services Corp. 2017-03-17 Associated Financial Group LLC 2020-05-04 23
Valhalla, New York · www.usi.com Minnetonka, Minnesota · www.associatedbrc.com
USI Insurance Services Corp. 2017-03-17 Key Insurance & Benefits Services, Inc. 2018-03-29 22
Valhalla, New York · www.usi.com Buffalo, New York
USI Insurance Services Corp. 2017-03-17 Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA Inc. 2017-06-27 21
Valhalla, New York · www.usi.com Chicago, Illinois · wfis.wellsfargo.com
USI Insurance Services Corp. 2017-03-17 Hartman Employee Benefits, Inc. 2017-05-30 20
Valhalla, New York · www.usi.com Bellevue, Washington
CSC ServiceWorks, Inc. 2013-05-16 AIR-serv Group LLC 2013-05-16 7
Melville, New York · www.cscsw.com Mendota Heights, Minnesota · www.air-serv.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 3 (18%) - 3 (12%) -
Insurance 2 (12%) 4.3B (43%) 2 (8%) 4.3B (43%)
Financial Services 2 (12%) 4.2B (42%) 2 (8%) 4.2B (42%)
Information Technology - - 2 (8%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (6%) - 2 (8%) -
Manufacturing 2 (12%) - 2 (8%) -
Electronics 1 (6%) 1.4B (14%) 1 (4%) 1.4B (14%)
Aerospace 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Automotive - - 1 (4%) -
Beverages - - 1 (4%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (4%) -
Education 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Environmental - - 1 (4%) -
Machinery - - 1 (4%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (4%) -
Software 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Staffing 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Utilities 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 17 $9.9B 26 $9.9B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 11 (65%) 9.9B (100%) 15 (58%) 9.9B (100%)
  New York 5 (29%) 9.9B (100%) 6 (23%) 9.9B (100%)
  Illinois 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
  Georgia 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
  Arizona 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
  Washington 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
  Texas 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
  Michigan 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (4%) -
  Alabama - - 1 (4%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (4%) -
Italy 2 (12%) - 5 (19%) -
United Kingdom 2 (12%) - 2 (8%) -
Brazil 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Sweden 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Canada - - 1 (4%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (4%) -
Norway - - 1 (4%) -
Total 17 $9.9B 26 $9.9B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 8 (47%) 8.5B (86%) 13 (50%) 8.5B (86%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (12%) - 4 (15%) -
Recapitalization 2 (12%) - 4 (15%) -
Growth Capital 3 (18%) - 3 (12%) -
Consolidation 1 (6%) 1.4B (14%) 1 (4%) 1.4B (14%)
Add-on Acquisition 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 17 $9.9B 26 $9.9B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 3 (30%) -
Trade Sale 3 (30%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (20%) 250M (100%)
Secondary Sale 2 (20%) -
Total 10 $250M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Banca IMI S.p.A.
1
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
1
Ethica Corporate Finance
1
Legal Deals
Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Studio Legale Associato
2
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
1
BonelliErede
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $9.9B
TOTAL $9.9B
Largest USI Insurance Services Corp.
$4.3B (2017-03-17)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $250M
TOTAL $250M
Largest A&E Medical Corp.
$250M (2020-12-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
58%
15 (58%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
20%
2 (20%)
Strategic(s)
50%
5 (50%)

FAQ

What type of investor is NB Private Equity Partners?

NB Private Equity Partners is an asset manager.

Where is NB Private Equity Partners headquartered?

NB Private Equity Partners is headquartered in Guernsey, Channel Islands.

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