OptiGroup AB Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Forest Products Company

OptiGroup AB has acquired 18 companies of its own, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

OptiGroup AB’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired Packagegroup Moonen B.V. for -. OptiGroup AB has acquired in 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (45%) and retail (23%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

OptiGroup AB

Box 1004,
Mölndal, SE-431 26
Sweden,
+46 1051 70 000
www.optigroup.com

OptiGroup AB is a European distributor of business essentials and services as part of our safety, facility, industrial packaging and printing & creative solutions. The Group is currently represented in 19 countries across Europe and employs some 1,900 people. The business areas – Safety Solutions, Facility Solutions, Industrial Packaging Solutions, Printing & Creative Solutions and Paper Connect – support more than 65,000 customers by providing services and products that enhance efficiency and contribute to a more successful business. With a long tradition and record of excellence, OptiGroup is committed to staying at the forefront of customer service by offering business essentials with high service levels and reliable logistics solutions.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 12 2 1 2 1 - 18
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - 1 - - - 3
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Skovly-Gruppen AS 2020-02-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Oslo, Norway · www.skovly.no
Walki Medical Oy 2019-11-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Valkeakoski, Finland · www.walkimedical.fi
Ekopack i Sydsverige AB 2019-08-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Malmo, Sweden · www.ekopack.se
Papyrus Deutschland Gmbh & Co. KG 2018-10-24 - Divestiture
Ettlingen, Germany · www.papyrus-deutschland.de
Packagegroup Moonen B.V. 2018-06-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Weert, Netherlands
Pac-Production Sweden AB 2017-08-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Örebro, Sweden
Procurator AB 2017-01-09 - Divestiture
Malmö, Sweden · www.procurator.net
Olsonic AB 2016-12-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Askim, Sweden · www.olsonic.se
Papyrus France Holding SAS 2016-12-20 - Divestiture
Pantin, France
Inapa Schweiz AG 2016-12-20 - Divestiture
Regensdorf, Switzerland · www.inapa.ch
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 8 (44%) - 1 (33%) -
Retail 4 (22%) - - -
Consumer Products 2 (11%) - 1 (33%) -
Packaging 2 (11%) - - -
Forest Products 1 (6%) - 1 (33%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (6%) - - -
Total 18 - 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Sweden 9 - - -
Finland 3 - - -
Germany - - 2 -
Norway 2 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Czech Republic 1 - - -
France - - 1 -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Domestic 9 (50%) - - -
Cross-border 9 (50%) - 3 (100%) -
Total 18 - 3 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
TOTAL -
Largest Packagegroup Moonen B.V.
- (2018-06-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Strategic(s)
11%
2 (11%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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