Odewald Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Odewald Private Equity has acquired 4 companies.

Odewald Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are business services (22%) and healthcare services (14%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (70%) and secondary buyout (22%). In total, Odewald Private Equity has invested in 2 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (62%). Odewald Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2001 when it sold Systematics AG for $570M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity36
    • M&A Buy Activity23
    • M&A Sell Activity13
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 7

Odewald Private Equity

Franzosische Strassee 8,
Berlin, D-10117
Germany
49 (0) 30 20 17 23-0
www.odewald.com/en/
kmu@odewald.com

Odewald is a leading German independent private equity firm focused on investments in high-growth small and medium-sized companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Odewald manages its equity funds through its two companies Odewald & Compagnie Gesellschaft für Beteiligungen mbH and Odewald KMU Gesellschaft für Beteiligungen mbH. Odewald & Compagnie generally acquires majority interest in profitable SMEs holding strong potential companies with revenues upto EUR 400 million. It looks to invests EUR 30 million and EUR 50 million of equity per transaction. Odewald KMU seeks to invest EUR 5 million and EUR 20 million of equity per transaction. Prospective transaction situations include management buyouts, buy-ins, industry consolidations, and divestitures. Odewald was formed in 1997 and is based in Berlin.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Beverages, Business Services, Chemicals, Distribution, Information Technology, Machinery, Marketing, Packaging, Staffing

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Growth Capital

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 50 600
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 50
Enterprise Value - 400
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 19 - - 2 2 - 23
Sell (0.4/yr) # 11 1 1 - - - 13
vol $570M $570M
  36

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ARTUS Gesellschaft für Brand- und Wasserschadensanierung mbH 2019-06-17 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Langenhagen, Germany · www.artus-sanierung.de
AMT Schmid GmbH & Co. KG 2019-04-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sauldorf, Germany · www.amt-schmid.com
GIATA GmbH 2018-12-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Berlin, Germany · www.giata.com
heizkurier GmbH 2018-03-27 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
, Germany · www.heizkurier.de
univativ GmbH & Co. KG 2017-06-27 - Secondary Buyout
Darmstadt, Germany · www.univativ.de
d&b audiotechnik GmbH 2016-02-29 - Secondary Buyout
Backnang, Germany · www.dbaudio.com
OYSTAR Holding GmbH 2014-12-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Stutensee, Germany · www.oystar.de
TFL Holding GmbH 2013-09-11 - Secondary Buyout
Weil am Rhein, Germany · www.tfl.com
SCHOLPP Dienstleistungsgruppe GmbH & Co. KG 2012-12-10 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Stuttgart, Germany · www.scholpp.de
Mateco AG 2012-11-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Stuttgart, Germany · www.mateco.de
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Oberberg Klinikgruppe 2012-02-01 Panorama Specialist Clinics 2019-09-04 2
Berlin, Germany · www.oberbergkliniken.de Scheidegg, Germany · www.panorama-fachklinik.de
Oberberg Klinikgruppe 2012-02-01 The Jägerwinkel private clinic GmbH 2019-09-04 1
Berlin, Germany · www.oberbergkliniken.de Bad Wiessee, Germany · www.marianowicz.de

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 2 (25%) - 5 (22%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (25%) - 3 (13%) -
Automotive - - 2 (9%) -
Information Technology - - 2 (9%) -
Machinery 1 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
Staffing 1 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (4%) -
Electronics - - 1 (4%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (4%) -
Environmental 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Media - - 1 (4%) -
Packaging - - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 - 23 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 8 (100%) - 22 (100%) -
Total 8 - 22 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (88%) - 16 (70%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 5 (22%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (4%) -
Growth Capital 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 - 23 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 8 (62%) -
Trade Sale 3 (23%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (8%) 570M (100%)
Recapitalization 1 (8%) -
Total 13 $570M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Daiwa Corporate Advisory Ltd. (DC Advisory)
1
Altium Capital Ltd.
1
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors LLC
1
Legal Deals
Ashurst LLP
3
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
3
Hogan Lovells
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $570M
TOTAL $570M
Largest Systematics AG
$570M (2001-04-02)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
86%
6 86%
Strategic(s)
14%
1 14%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
73%
11 73%
Strategic(s)
27%
4 27%

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