OPTrust Private Markets Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Pension Profile

In the last 3 years, OPTrust Private Markets Group has invested in 2 companies.

OPTrust Private Markets Group’s most common sectors for investment areenvironmental (34%) and healthcare services (34%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (50%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (34%). In total, OPTrust Private Markets Group has invested in 2 US states and 4 different countries.

In the last 3 years, OPTrust Private Markets Group has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 1

OPTrust Private Markets Group

1 Adelaide Street East, Suite 1200,
Toronto, Ontario M5C 3A7
Canada
(416) 681-6161
www.optrust.com/investments/private-markets.asp

OPTrust Private Markets Group is the private equity arm of OPTrust, a Canadian pension fund administrator that oversees the OPSEU Pension Plan. The Private Markets Group looks to build a diversified portfolio of private equity and infrastructure assets. The private equity group focuses on making buyout and growth capital investments, as well as investments which generate steady streams of cash flows with a moderate level of growth and lower volatility. The infrastructure investment group focuses on principal and platform investment opportunities in transportation, communications, power generation, resource extraction, midstream energy, utilities, water and waste water, and waste management. The OPTrust Private Markets Group was formed in 2006 and is headquartered in Toronto.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Safety/Security

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia/New Zealand

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 4 - 1 - 1 - 6
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - - 1 2
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ACT Commodities Group B.V. 2021-07-30 - Stake Purchase
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.actcommodities.com
Environmental 360 Solutions Ltd. 2020-03-11 - Growth Capital
Aurora, Ontario · www.e360s.ca
ACT Commodities Group B.V. 2018-10-01 - Growth Capital
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.actcommodities.com
AmeriVet Veterinary Partners, Inc. 2016-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
San Antonio, Texas · www.amerivet.com
Guardian of Georgia, Inc. 2015-04-01 - Secondary Buyout
Atlanta, Georgia · www.ackermansecurity.com
Dental Corp. 2014-07-28 - Growth Capital
Toronto, Ontario · www.dentalcorp.ca
Data Explorers Ltd. 2012-04-02 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.dataexplorers.com
Data Explorers Ltd. 2007-04-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
London, United Kingdom · www.dataexplorers.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Environmental 1 (25%) - 2 (33%) -
Healthcare Services 2 (50%) - 2 (33%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (17%) -
Safety/Security 1 (25%) - 1 (17%) -
Total 4 - 6 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 2 (50%) - 2 (33%) -
  Texas 1 (25%) - 1 (17%) -
  Georgia 1 (25%) - 1 (17%) -
Canada 2 (50%) - 2 (33%) -
  Ontario 2 (50%) - 2 (33%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (17%) -
Netherlands - - 1 (17%) -
Total 4 - 6 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 2 (50%) - 3 (50%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (25%) - 2 (33%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (25%) - 1 (17%) -
Total 4 - 6 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Stake Sale 1 (50%) -
Trade Sale 1 (50%) -
Total 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Torys LLP
1

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
17%
1 (17%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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