Old Mutual Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Old Mutual Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are consumer products (20%) and manufacturing (20%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (70%) and growth capital (20%). Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2005 when it acquired Savcio Holdings for $98M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%). Old Mutual Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold Shanduka Group for $245M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8

Old Mutual Private Equity (OMPE) is private equity arm of South African financial services firm Old Mutual. OMPE is both a fund and direct investor and generally targets opportunities throughout the Southern region of Africa. OMPE looks to invest a minimum of R100 million per transaction and typically seeks to hold investments for a period of 5 to 7 years. Types of transactions include take privates, MBOs, LBOs, growth capital financings, and recapitalization. Old Mutual Private Equity was formed in 2004 and is based in Pinelands, South Africa.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Leisure, Manufacturing, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Retail

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, PIPE, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: Africa

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 100 -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of ZAR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $98M $98M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $245M $245M
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Savcio Holdings (Pty) Ltd. 2012-02-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Bedfordview, South Africa · www.savico.co.za
Shanduka Group (Pty) Ltd. 2011-12-22 245M USD Add-on Acquisition
Sandton, South Africa · www.shanduka.co.za
Libstar JHB 2011-08-01 - Growth Capital
Dunkeld, South Africa · www.libstar.co.za
Idwala Industrial Holdings (Pty) Ltd. 2009-01-30 - Growth Capital
Honeydew, South Africa · www.idwala.co.za
Tourvest Group (Pty) Ltd. 2008-09-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Houghton, South Africa · www.tourvest.co.za
Actom SA 2008-07-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Johannesburg, South Africa · www.actom.co.za
New Reclamation Group (Pty) Ltd. 2008-06-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Johannesburg, South Africa · www.reclam.co.za
Consol Glass (Pty) Ltd. 2007-04-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Johannesburg, South Africa · www.consol.co.za
Savcio Holdings (Pty) Ltd. 2005-03-01 98M ZAR Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bedfordview, South Africa · www.savico.co.za
Metaf Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd. 2004-10-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Booysens, South Africa · www.metcash.co.za
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Actom SA 2008-07-01 Savcio Holdings (Pty) Ltd. 2012-02-13 1
Johannesburg, South Africa · www.actom.co.za Bedfordview, South Africa · www.savico.co.za
Actom SA 2008-07-01 ACTOM - Low-Voltage Electrical Business 2011-07-01 1
Johannesburg, South Africa · www.actom.co.za Johannesburg, South Africa

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products 1 (20%) - 2 (20%) -
Manufacturing 2 (40%) - 2 (20%) -
Business Services - - 1 (10%) 98M (100%)
Chemicals 1 (20%) - 1 (10%) -
Food - - 1 (10%) -
Leisure 1 (20%) - 1 (10%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (10%) -
Retail - - 1 (10%) -
Total 5 - 10 $98M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
South Africa 5 (100%) - 10 (100%) 98M (100%)
Total 5 - 10 $98M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (60%) - 7 (70%) 98M (100%)
Growth Capital 2 (40%) - 2 (20%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (10%) -
Total 5 - 10 $98M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (50%) 245M (100%)
Trade Sale 1 (50%) -
Total 2 $245M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $98M
TOTAL $98M
Largest Savcio Holdings (Pty) Ltd.
$98M (2005-03-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $245M
TOTAL $245M
Largest Shanduka Group (Pty) Ltd.
$245M (2011-12-22)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%

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