NVM Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, NVM Private Equity has acquired 7 companies. It has also invested in 11 others.

NVM Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are business services (14%) and software (10%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (44%) and growth capital (42%). Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 1998 when it acquired CGI International for $15M.

In the last 3 years, NVM Private Equity has exited 9 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (45%). NVM Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2010 when it sold Weldex Offshore for $154M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity94
    • M&A Buy Activity65
    • M&A Sell Activity29
  • Total Sectors Invested 30
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 22
  • M&A Advisors 20

NVM Private Equity LLP

Time Central, 32 Gallowgate,
Newcastle, NE1 4SN
United Kingdom
+44 191 244 6000
www.nvm.co.uk
enewcastle@nvm.co.uk

NVM Private Equity is an investor in growth-oriented UK-based companies. NVM does not have any sector preferences and looks to invest £2 to £10 million equity per transaction. NVM will consider a variety of transaction situations, including MBOs, MBIs, development capital financings, turnarounds, recapitalizations and early stage financings. NVM Private Equity was established in 1984 and was formerly known as Northern Venture Managers Ltd. NVM is based in Newcastle with additional offices in Edinburgh, Manchester, and Reading.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Distribution, Electronics, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Leisure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 2 10
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (4.2/yr) # 44 3 5 7 6 - 65
vol $104M $26M $131M
Sell (2.6/yr) # 16 4 3 4 2 - 29
vol $575M $38M $58M $672M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Knowsley Contractors Ltd. 2019-12-09 - Growth Capital
Liverpool, United Kingdom · www.kingconstruction.co.uk
Tutorful Ltd. 2019-10-11 - Growth Capital
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.tutorful.co.uk
Mobius Networks Ltd. 2019-09-17 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Leicestershire, United Kingdom · www.mobiusnetworks.co.uk
Secure Retail Ltd. 2019-09-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Leicestershire, United Kingdom · ww.secure-retail.com
Chemigraphic Ltd. 2019-07-01 - Secondary Buyout
Crawley, United Kingdom · www.chemigraphic.co.uk
MSQ Partners 2019-05-16 58M GBP Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.msqpartners.com
Pure Petfood Ltd. 2019-04-02 - Growth Capital
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom · www.purepetfood.co.uk
Lanner Group Ltd. 2019-01-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Henley-in-Arden, United Kingdom · www.lanner.com
Closerstill Media Healthcare Ltd. 2018-12-20 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.closerstillmedia.com
Wear Inns Ltd. 2018-10-10 - Secondary Sale
Billingham, United Kingdom · www.wearinns.co.uk
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 5 (19%) 11M (15%) 9 (14%) 20M (15%)
Software 1 (4%) 11M (15%) 6 (9%) 11M (8%)
Manufacturing 1 (4%) 9M (12%) 5 (8%) 24M (19%)
Information Technology 3 (12%) 9M (12%) 5 (8%) 18M (14%)
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - 4 (6%) -
Media - - 3 (5%) 12M (9%)
Food 2 (8%) - 3 (5%) -
Life Science - - 3 (5%) -
Real Estate 1 (4%) 13M (17%) 2 (3%) 13M (10%)
Communications 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
E-Commerce 1 (4%) - 2 (3%) -
Healthcare Services - - 2 (3%) -
Medical Products - - 2 (3%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (4%) 14M (19%) 1 (2%) 14M (11%)
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (2%) 12M (9%)
Furniture 1 (4%) 7M (10%) 1 (2%) 7M (5%)
Automotive 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (2%) -
Construction 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Products 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (2%) -
Distribution - - 1 (2%) -
Electronics 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Engineering - - 1 (2%) -
Environmental 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Marketing 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (2%) -
Retail - - 1 (2%) -
Staffing 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 26 $73M 65 $131M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 26 (100%) 62M (100%) 65 (100%) 120M (100%)
Total 26 $62M 65 $120M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 10 (38%) 39M (63%) 28 (43%) 87M (73%)
Growth Capital 11 (42%) - 27 (42%) -
Secondary Buyout 3 (12%) 14M (22%) 5 (8%) 14M (12%)
Divestiture 2 (8%) 9M (15%) 4 (6%) 19M (16%)
Venture - - 1 (2%) -
Total 26 $62M 65 $120M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 12 (41%) 313M (49%)
Trade Sale 7 (24%) 60M (10%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 6 (21%) 259M (41%)
Sold to Management 2 (7%) -
Stake Sale 1 (3%) -
Unknown 1 (3%) -
Total 29 $633M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
The Quinn Partnership Ltd.
2
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
1
Dow Schofield Watts Corporate Finance Ltd.
1
Legal Deals
Shoosmiths LLP
2
Square One Law LLP
2
Bond Dickinson LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 12 $131M
TOTAL $131M
Largest CGI International Ltd.
$15M (1998-12-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $284M
< $100M 9 $388M
TOTAL $672M
Largest Weldex (International) Offshore Ltd.
$154M (2010-06-23)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
63%
5 63%
Strategic(s)
38%
3 38%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
46%
11 46%
Strategic(s)
54%
13 54%

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