Nova Capital Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Nova Capital Management has acquired 1 company.

Nova Capital Management’s most common sectors for investment are distribution (10%) and manufacturing (10%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (43%) and stake purchase (30%). In total, Nova Capital Management has invested in 12 US states and 5 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired Newell Rubbermaid’s - Hardware Business for $214M.

In the last 3 years, Nova Capital Management has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (43%). Nova Capital Management’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold Ashland Hardware Systems for $101M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity68
    • M&A Buy Activity40
    • M&A Sell Activity28
  • Total Sectors Invested 20
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 16
  • M&A Advisors 6

Nova Capital Management

Octagon Point, Suite 301 5 Cheapside,
London, SW1E 5RS
United Kingdom
+44 20 7901 1760
www.nova-cap.com
info@nova-cap.com

Nova Capital Management Limited is a private equity firm that highly focuses on corporate and private equity portfolios companies located in the UK, US and Europe. The firm looks to Invest in companies with a enterprise value of £ 50 – 500 million. Areas of interest include engineering & manufacturing, healthcare & pharmaceuticals, services & distribution, technology and media & telecoms. Nova Capital Management Limited is formed in 2002 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Construction, Consumer Services, Distribution, Engineering, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Media, Publishing, Software, Staffing

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 39 - - 1 - - 40
vol $312M $312M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 26 - - 2 - - 28
vol $157M $101M $258M
  68

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
World and Main LLC 2018-10-08 - Secondary Buyout
Cranbury, New Jersey · www.worldandmain.com
MC Electronics, Inc. 2018-06-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Hollister, California · www.mcelectronics.com
Ashland Hardware Systems, Inc. 2018-03-07 101M USD Add-on Acquisition
Irving, Texas · www.ashlandhardware.com
Wax Digital Ltd. 2015-11-18 - Secondary Buyout
Hyde, United Kingdom · www.wax-digital.com
Coast Wire & Plastic Tech., Inc. 2014-11-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Carson, California · www.coastwire.com
Debro Chemicals, Inc. 2014-05-01 - Secondary Sale
Brampton, Ontario · www.debro.com
Red Eye International Ltd. 2014-01-01 - Unknown
London, United Kingdom · www.redeye.com
The Specialist Hire Group, Ltd. 2014-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Hinckley, United Kingdom · www.specialisthiregroup.co.uk
Ashland Hardware Systems, Inc. 2013-09-16 - Secondary Buyout
Irving, Texas · www.ashlandhardware.com
Newell Rubbermaid’s - Hardware Business 2013-09-11 214M USD Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Bibby Scientific Ltd. 2007-11-01 PCRmax Ltd. 2014-09-16 2
Staffordshire, United Kingdom · www.bibby-scientific.com Stone, United Kingdom · www.pcrmax.net
Bibby Scientific Ltd. 2007-11-01 Electrothermal Engineering Ltd. 2011-05-17 1
Staffordshire, United Kingdom · www.bibby-scientific.com Rochford, United Kingdom · www.electrothermal.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 1 (6%) - 4 (10%) 98M (31%)
Distribution 2 (11%) - 4 (10%) -
Machinery 3 (17%) 214M (100%) 3 (8%) 214M (69%)
Building Materials 2 (11%) - 3 (8%) -
Business Services 1 (6%) - 3 (8%) -
Engineering 1 (6%) - 3 (8%) -
Information Technology 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Media 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Medical Products 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Plastics - - 2 (5%) -
Publishing 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Software - - 2 (5%) -
Automotive 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Chemicals 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Communications - - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (3%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (3%) -
Environmental - - 1 (3%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Staffing 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 18 $214M 40 $312M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 9 (50%) - 22 (55%) -
United States 6 (33%) 214M (100%) 13 (33%) 312M (100%)
  California - - 2 (5%) -
  Georgia 1 (6%) 214M (100%) 1 (3%) 214M (69%)
  North Carolina 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  New Jersey 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  Maryland 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  Kansas 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  Colorado 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  New Hampshire - - 1 (3%) 98M (31%)
  Texas - - 1 (3%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (3%) -
  New York - - 1 (3%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (3%) -
Canada 2 (11%) - 3 (8%) -
  Ontario 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  Alberta 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
  British Columbia - - 1 (3%) -
France 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Germany - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 9 (50%) - 22 (55%) -
Cross-border 9 (50%) 214M (100%) 18 (45%) 312M (100%)
Total 18 $214M 40 $312M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (28%) - 17 (43%) -
Stake Purchase 7 (39%) - 12 (30%) -
Divestiture 4 (22%) 214M (100%) 8 (20%) 312M (100%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (6%) - 2 (5%) -
Add-on Acquisition 1 (6%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 18 $214M 40 $312M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 9 (32%) 156M (60%)
Trade Sale 9 (32%) -
Secondary Sale 7 (25%) 102M (40%)
Recapitalization 1 (4%) -
Sold to Management 1 (4%) -
Unknown 1 (4%) -
Total 28 $258M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
C.W. Downer & Co.
1
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
1
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Reed Smith LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $214M
< $100M 1 $98M
TOTAL $312M
Largest Newell Rubbermaid’s - Hardware Business
$214M (2013-09-11)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $101M
< $100M 4 $157M
TOTAL $258M
Largest Ashland Hardware Systems, Inc.
$101M (2018-03-07)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
22%
2 22%
Strategic(s)
78%
7 78%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
43%
9 43%
Strategic(s)
57%
12 57%

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