NORD Holding Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, NORD Holding has acquired 9 companies.

NORD Holding’s most common sectors for investment aremachinery (20%) and business services (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (45%) and growth capital (23%). In total, NORD Holding has invested in 5 different countries.

In the last 3 years, NORD Holding has exited 6 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (42%). NORD Holding’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2013 when it sold Kentaro AG for $42M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity94
    • M&A Buy Activity63
    • M&A Sell Activity31
  • Total Sectors Invested 30
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 20
  • M&A Advisors 6

NORD Holding

Villa Venture, WalderseestraBe 23,
Hannover, 30177
Germany
+49 511 270415-0
www.nordholding.de
info@nordholding.de

NORD Holding is a private equity firm focused on investments in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. NORD targets medium sized businesses dealing with succession issues, needing growth financing, or mezzanine capital. The Firm will consider both majority and minority situations. Sectors of interest include automotive, building materials, construction, consumer goods, finance, logistics, manufacturing, capital equipment, media, IT, optical supplies, life science, printing, service providers, shipbuilding, and trade. NORD Holding was formed in 1969 and is based in Hannover, Germany.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electronics, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Marketing, Media, Medical Products, Publishing, Retail, Technology Hardware, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Growth Capital, Special Situations/Distressed, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 53 1 2 5 1 1 63
Sell (1.4/yr) # 24 1 - 3 2 1 31
vol $42M $42M
  94

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Die Heizkurier GmbH 2022-08-23 - Secondary Buyout
Wachtberg, Germany · www.heizkurier.de
RUF Betten GmbH 2022-01-10 - Secondary Buyout
Rastatt, Germany · www.ruf-betten.de
Public Cloud Group GmbH 2021-11-17 - Consolidation
Hanover, Germany · www.publiccloudgroup.com
Engelmann Sensor GmbH 2021-04-27 - Secondary Buyout
Wiesloch-Baiertal, Germany · www.engelmann.de
Human Solutions GmbH 2021-03-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Kaiserslautern, Germany · www.human-solutions.com
Uhlig Rohrbogen GmbH 2020-12-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Langelsheim, Germany · www.uhlig.eu
Dr. Foedisch Environmental Measurement Technology AG 2020-10-13 - Secondary Buyout
Markranstädt, Germany · www.foedisch.de
Bock GmbH 2020-09-22 - Divestiture
Frickenhausen, Germany · www.bock.de
AudiOsono 2020-09-09 - Consolidation
, Germany
PPS. Imaging GmbH 2020-09-04 - IPO
Hamburg, Germany · www.ppsimaging.de
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Machinery 1 (6%) - 12 (19%) -
Business Services 2 (12%) - 5 (8%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 4 (6%) -
Building Materials 1 (6%) - 4 (6%) -
Consumer Products - - 3 (5%) -
Food 2 (12%) - 3 (5%) -
Information Technology 2 (12%) - 3 (5%) -
Technology Hardware - - 3 (5%) -
Automotive - - 2 (3%) -
Electronics - - 2 (3%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
Medical Products 2 (12%) - 2 (3%) -
Beverages - - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Services 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Distribution - - 1 (2%) -
E-Commerce - - 1 (2%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Leisure 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Life Science - - 1 (2%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (2%) -
Marine - - 1 (2%) -
Marketing - - 1 (2%) -
Media - - 1 (2%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (2%) -
Plastics - - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (2%) -
Software - - 1 (2%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Transportation 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 17 - 63 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 14 (82%) - 56 (89%) -
Switzerland 2 (12%) - 3 (5%) -
Austria - - 2 (3%) -
Sweden 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 14 (82%) - 56 (89%) -
Cross-border 3 (18%) - 7 (11%) -
Total 17 - 63 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 8 (47%) - 28 (44%) -
Growth Capital 2 (12%) - 14 (22%) -
Divestiture 1 (6%) - 9 (14%) -
Secondary Buyout 4 (24%) - 8 (13%) -
Consolidation 2 (12%) - 2 (3%) -
PIPE - - 1 (2%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (2%) -
Total 17 - 63 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 13 (42%) -
Trade Sale 7 (23%) -
Recapitalization 2 (6%) 42M (100%)
IPO 2 (6%) -
Sold to Management 2 (6%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (6%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (3%) -
Merger 1 (3%) -
Stake Sale 1 (3%) -
Total 31 $42M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
1
GCA Altium Ltd.
1
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $42M
TOTAL $42M
Largest Kentaro AG
$42M (2013-11-14)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
7 (11%)
Strategic(s)
5%
3 (5%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
42%
13 (42%)
Strategic(s)
26%
8 (26%)

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