Nordic Mezzanine Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Mezzanine Finance Firm Profile

Nordic Mezzanine’s most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (18%) and business services (11%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (47%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (33%). In total, Nordic Mezzanine has invested in 1 US state and 9 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2008 when it acquired Gunnebo Industries AB for $282M.

In the last 3 years, Nordic Mezzanine has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (39%). Nordic Mezzanine’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2005 when it sold Dyno Nobel for $1.7B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity54
    • M&A Buy Activity28
    • M&A Sell Activity26
  • Total Sectors Invested 17
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 22

Nordic Mezzanine

Niddry Lodge, 51 Holland Street,
London, W8 7JB
United Kingdom
+44 203 761 9902
www.nordicmezzanine.com

Nordic Mezzanine is an independent provider of mezzanine financing for buyouts, growth capital needs, and capital restructurings. Nordic will consider opportunities in a broad range of industry sectors and generally looks to invest in Scandinavia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Belgium. The Firm's target investment size is €10 to €40 million. Nordic Mezzanine was formed in 1999 and is based in Helsinki with an additional office in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Environmental, Food, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Media, Retail, Technology Hardware, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe, Nordic

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 40
Enterprise Value 50 500
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 28 - - - - - 28
vol $371M $371M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 23 1 1 - 1 - 26
vol $4.6B $479M $5.1B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Sauna360 Group Oy 2023-07-31 - Trade Sale
Hanko, Finland · www.sauna360.com
EuroFlorist Sverige AB 2021-12-20 - Divestiture
Malmo, Sweden · www.euroflorist.se
Kotkamills Oy 2020-12-09 479M EUR Trade Sale
Kotka, Finland · www.kotkamills.com
Lomax A/S 2019-12-01 - Unknown
Frederikssund, Denmark · www.lomax.dk
Powerlines Group GMBH 2019-07-31 - Trade Sale
Vienna, Austria · www.powerlines-group.com
Gunnebo Industries AB 2019-05-22 - Trade Sale
Vasteras, Sweden · www.gunneboindustries.com
Riri SA 2018-10-29 - Secondary Sale
Mendrisio, Switzerland · www.riri.com
Advania AB 2018-08-04 - Secondary Sale
Stockholm, Sweden · www.advania.com
Visable GmbH 2017-02-06 - Secondary Sale
Hamburg, Germany · www.wlw.de
HG International BV 2017-01-24 - Secondary Sale
Almere, Netherlands · www.hg.eu
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing - - 5 (18%) 282M (76%)
Business Services - - 3 (11%) -
Chemicals - - 2 (7%) -
Consumer Products - - 2 (7%) -
Machinery - - 2 (7%) -
Retail - - 2 (7%) -
Transportation - - 2 (7%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (4%) 89M (24%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (4%) -
Electronics - - 1 (4%) -
Engineering - - 1 (4%) -
Food - - 1 (4%) -
Forest Products - - 1 (4%) -
Life Science - - 1 (4%) -
Plastics - - 1 (4%) -
Software - - 1 (4%) -
Staffing 1 (100%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 1 - 28 $371M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Sweden - - 8 (29%) 282M (76%)
Finland 1 (100%) - 5 (18%) -
Germany - - 4 (14%) 89M (24%)
Netherlands - - 4 (14%) -
Denmark - - 2 (7%) -
Switzerland - - 2 (7%) -
United States - - 1 (4%) -
  Utah - - 1 (4%) -
Italy - - 1 (4%) -
Austria - - 1 (4%) -
Total 1 - 28 $371M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 1 (100%) - 13 (46%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 9 (32%) -
Divestiture - - 3 (11%) 89M (24%)
Going Private - - 2 (7%) 282M (76%)
Consolidation - - 1 (4%) -
Total 1 - 28 $371M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 10 (38%) 1.8B (36%)
Trade Sale 8 (31%) 2.2B (43%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (12%) 1.1B (21%)
Divestiture 2 (8%) -
Unknown 2 (8%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (4%) -
Total 26 $5.1B

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $282M
< $100M 1 $89M
TOTAL $371M
Largest Gunnebo Industries AB
$282M (2008-08-21)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $3.0B
$100M to $1B 4 $2.1B
TOTAL $5.1B
Largest Dyno Nobel, Inc.
$1.7B (2005-11-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
43%
12 (43%)
Strategic(s)
7%
2 (7%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
38%
10 (38%)
Strategic(s)
42%
11 (42%)

FAQ

When was Nordic Mezzanine founded?

Nordic Mezzanine was founded in 1999.

What type of investor is Nordic Mezzanine?

Nordic Mezzanine is a mezzanine finance firm.

Where is Nordic Mezzanine headquartered?

Nordic Mezzanine is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

How much capital does Nordic Mezzanine have under management?

Nordic Mezzanine has 480M EUR under management.

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