Nordic Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Nordic Capital has acquired 24 companies. It has also invested in 6 others.

Nordic Capital’s most common sectors for investment arefinancial services (9%) and healthcare services (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (44%) and secondary buyout (30%). In total, Nordic Capital has invested in 9 US states and 13 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2021 when it acquired Inovalon Holdings for $7.3B.

In the last 3 years, Nordic Capital has exited 10 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (30%). Nordic Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold Nycomed Pharma AG for $10.8B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity200
    • M&A Buy Activity128
    • M&A Sell Activity72
  • Total Sectors Invested 36
  • Total Countries Invested 13
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 65
  • M&A Advisors 27

Nordic Capital

Mäster Samuelsgatan 21, 9th floor,
Stockholm, SE-111 44
Sweden
+46 8 440 50 50
www.nordiccapital.com
info@nordiccapital.com

Nordic Capital is a private equity investment firm that targets middle-market company investments located in Scandinavia and Northern Europe. Nordic seeks investments across a wide range of industries and prefers situations where there are 'opportunities for new industrial combinations, strategic repositioning, international expansion and operational improvements'. Nordic Capital was formed in 1989 and has offices in Stockholm, Copenhagen, London, Oslo, and Helsinki.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Marketing, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Publishing, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Staffing, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Going Private, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 50 -
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 (7.0/yr) # 93 5 8 5 10 7 128
vol $12.4B $355M $8.1B $20.9B
Sell (2.4/yr) # 60 2 2 - 7 1 72
vol $19.9B $744M $258M $2.4B $23.4B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
RiskPoint A/S 2022-07-12 - Growth Capital
Copenhagen, Denmark · www.rpuw.com
Quant AB 2022-06-16 - Secondary Buyout
Stockholm, Sweden · www.quantservice.com
Workaround GmbH 2022-05-04 - Secondary Buyout
Munich, Germany · www.proglove.com
Capital Professional Ltd. 2022-04-21 - Secondary Buyout
Reading, United Kingdom · www.ascotlloyd.co.uk
Baufi24 Baufinanzierung AG 2022-04-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hamburg, Germany · www.baufi24.de
Huttig & Rompf AG 2022-04-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Frankfurt, Germany · www.huettig-rompf.de
Creditweb GmbH 2022-04-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Köln, Germany · www.creditweb.de
Care Fertility Group Ltd. 2022-01-31 - Secondary Buyout
Nottingham, United Kingdom · www.carefertility.com
Veonet GmbH 2021-12-03 - Secondary Buyout
Munich, Germany · www.veonet-group.com
Unilabs AB 2021-12-03 - Secondary Buyout
Geneva, Switzerland · www.unilabs.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
ArisGlobal LLC 2019-06-17 Boehringer Ingelheim's Benefit-Risk Analytic System (BRASS) 2022-05-11 1
Coral Gables, Florida · www.arisglobal.com Ingelheim am Rhein, Germany
RLDatix Ltd. 2013-07-01 365 Response Ltd. 2022-02-09 11
London, United Kingdom · www.rldatix.com Wakefield, United Kingdom · www.365response.org
RLDatix Ltd. 2013-07-01 Allocate Software plc 2021-06-28 10
London, United Kingdom · www.rldatix.com Richmond, United Kingdom · www.allocatesoftware.com
Clario 2016-03-08 BioClinica, Inc. 2020-12-10 5
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.clario.com Princeton, New Jersey · www.bioclinica.com
RLDatix Ltd. 2013-07-01 Verge Solutions LLC 2020-10-21 9
London, United Kingdom · www.rldatix.com Mount Pleasant, South Carolina · www.vergehealth.com
RLDatix Ltd. 2013-07-01 Quantros Safety Suite 2019-10-07 8
London, United Kingdom · www.rldatix.com Greenville, South Carolina
GHD GesundHeits GmbH 2014-06-19 Profusio GesundHeits GmbH Germany 2017-12-19 1
Ahrensburg, Germany · www.gesundheitsgmbh.de Greven, Germany · www.profusio.de
Intrum AB 2017-06-01 Lindorff Group AB 2017-06-01 1
Stockholm, Sweden · www.intrum.com Oslo, Norway · www.lindorff.com
Clario 2016-03-08 Exco InTouch Ltd. 2016-12-08 4
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.clario.com Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom · www.excointouch.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Financial Services 7 (14%) - 11 (9%) 260M (1%)
Healthcare Services 5 (10%) - 10 (8%) 1.9B (9%)
Medical Products 4 (8%) - 9 (7%) 4.1B (20%)
Software 7 (14%) 302M (3%) 9 (7%) 302M (1%)
Information Technology 5 (10%) 7.3B (83%) 8 (6%) 7.3B (35%)
Life Science 3 (6%) 846M (10%) 8 (6%) 1.3B (6%)
Manufacturing - - 7 (5%) -
Consumer Products - - 6 (5%) 2.2B (10%)
Business Services 2 (4%) - 5 (4%) 2.6B (12%)
Distribution 1 (2%) - 5 (4%) -
Automotive 1 (2%) - 4 (3%) -
Consumer Services 1 (2%) - 4 (3%) -
Internet Software and Services 4 (8%) - 4 (3%) -
Retail - - 4 (3%) -
Safety/Security 2 (4%) 355M (4%) 3 (2%) 355M (2%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 3 (2%) 231M (1%)
Food 1 (2%) - 3 (2%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (2%) - 3 (2%) -
E-Commerce 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) 310M (1%)
Environmental 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Marine - - 2 (2%) -
Transportation - - 2 (2%) -
Packaging - - 1 (1%) 140M (1%)
Building Materials - - 1 (1%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Furniture - - 1 (1%) -
Insurance 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Machinery - - 1 (1%) -
Marketing - - 1 (1%) -
Media - - 1 (1%) -
Publishing - - 1 (1%) -
Restaurants 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Staffing - - 1 (1%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 50 $8.8B 128 $20.9B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Sweden 12 (24%) 355M (4%) 54 (42%) 4.7B (22%)
Denmark 7 (14%) - 14 (11%) -
Germany 9 (18%) - 11 (9%) -
Norway 4 (8%) 302M (3%) 11 (9%) 2.9B (14%)
United States 6 (12%) 7.3B (83%) 10 (8%) 11.4B (54%)
  Florida 2 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
  Maryland 1 (2%) 7.3B (83%) 1 (1%) 7.3B (35%)
  Michigan 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (1%) 4.1B (20%)
  Indiana - - 1 (1%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (1%) -
  New York - - 1 (1%) -
United Kingdom 7 (14%) 846M (10%) 9 (7%) 1.6B (7%)
Switzerland 1 (2%) - 5 (4%) -
Netherlands 2 (4%) - 4 (3%) -
Finland 1 (2%) - 4 (3%) -
France 1 (2%) - 3 (2%) -
Czech Republic - - 1 (1%) 414M (2%)
China - - 1 (1%) -
Italy - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 12 (24%) 355M (4%) 54 (42%) 4.7B (22%)
Cross-border 38 (76%) 8.4B (96%) 74 (58%) 16.3B (78%)
Total 50 $8.8B 128 $20.9B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 10 (20%) - 56 (44%) 231M (1%)
Secondary Buyout 25 (50%) 302M (3%) 38 (30%) 5.1B (24%)
Divestiture 3 (6%) 355M (4%) 11 (9%) 5.0B (24%)
Going Private 2 (4%) 8.1B (93%) 6 (5%) 10.6B (51%)
Consolidation 4 (8%) - 6 (5%) -
Growth Capital 4 (8%) - 5 (4%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (4%) - 4 (3%) -
PIPE - - 1 (1%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (1%) -
Total 50 $8.8B 128 $20.9B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 18 (25%) 3.7B (16%)
Trade Sale 14 (19%) 976M (4%)
IPO 13 (18%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 12 (17%) 16.3B (70%)
Merger 6 (8%) -
Sold to Management 5 (7%) -
Stake Sale 2 (3%) -
Divestiture 1 (1%) 2.4B (10%)
Bankruptcy 1 (1%) -
Total 72 $23.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
4
Citigroup Investment Banking
3
Carnegie Investment Bank AB
2
Legal Deals
White & Case LLP
5
Accura Advokatpartnerselskab
3
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 5 $17.4B
$100M to $1B 9 $3.6B
TOTAL $20.9B
Largest Inovalon Holdings, Inc.
$7.3B (2021-08-19)
sell # Total
> $1B 6 $19.1B
$100M to $1B 9 $4.2B
< $100M 1 $78M
TOTAL $23.4B
Largest Nycomed Pharma AG
$10.8B (2011-05-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
30%
38 (30%)
Strategic(s)
8%
10 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
25%
18 (25%)
Strategic(s)
40%
29 (40%)

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