Pamplona Capital Management - Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Pamplona Capital Management - Private Equity has acquired 5 companies.

Pamplona Capital Management - Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are business services (11%) and food (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (48%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (24%). In total, Pamplona Capital Management - Private Equity has invested in 13 US states and 10 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2016 when it acquired Cabela s for $5.5B.

In the last 3 years, Pamplona Capital Management - Private Equity has exited 6 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (43%). Pamplona Capital Management - Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold Parexel International for $8.5B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity57
    • M&A Buy Activity38
    • M&A Sell Activity19
  • Total Sectors Invested 22
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 16

Pamplona Capital Management - Private Equity

25 Park Lane,
London, W1K 1RA
United Kingdom
+44 20 7079 8000
www.pamplonafunds.com
info@pamplonafunds.com

Pamplona Capital Management - Private Equity, is the private equity unit of asset manager Pamplona, which also provides hedge funds and hedge fund-of-funds products. Pamplona PE invests in 'market leading' companies in a variety of industry sectors. The Group will consider opportunities throughout North America and Europe. Pamplona PE was established in 2005 and is based in London and New York.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Building Materials, Consumer Products, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Insurance, Machinery, Marine, Retail, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 50 125
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 30 3 3 1 1 - 38
vol $12.0B $5.0B $775M $17.8B
Sell (1.8/yr) # 10 3 3 - - 3 19
vol $2.5B $1.5B $8.5B $12.5B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Bakemark USA LLC 2021-07-20 - Secondary Buyout
Pico Rivera, California · www.bakemark.com
Patientco Holdings, Inc. 2021-07-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia · www.patientco.com
Parexel International Corp. 2021-07-02 8.5B USD Secondary Buyout
Durham, North Carolina · www.parexel.com
Signature Foods Belgium NV 2020-12-21 - Secondary Buyout
Turnhout, Belgium · www.saladsignature.com
Infiana 2019-07-08 - Secondary Buyout
Forchheim, Germany · www.infiana.com
Latham International LP 2018-12-19 375M USD Secondary Buyout
Latham, New York · www.lathampool.com
Veritext Corp. 2018-10-08 - Secondary Buyout
Costa Mesa, California · www.veritext.com
BBB Industries LLC 2018-08-02 - Secondary Buyout
Daphne, Alabama · www.bbbind.com
Partner in Pet Food (PPF) 2018-04-26 - Secondary Buyout
Budaörs, Hungary · www.ppfeurope.com
Cofense, Inc. 2018-02-27 400M USD Secondary Buyout
Leesburg, Virginia · www.cofense.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
MedAssets, Inc. 2016-01-27 MedAssets - Spend and Clinical Resource Management (SCM) & Sg2 Businesses 2016-02-15 1
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.medassets.com Alpharetta, Georgia
CSC ServiceWorks, Inc. 2013-05-16 AIR-serv Group LLC 2013-05-16 5
Plainview, New York · www.coinmachservicecorp.com Mendota Heights, Minnesota · www.air-serv.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 2 (10%) 2.8B (26%) 4 (11%) 3.2B (18%)
Consumer Products 2 (10%) 375M (4%) 3 (8%) 1.7B (10%)
Internet Software and Services 3 (14%) 400M (4%) 3 (8%) 400M (2%)
Food 1 (5%) - 3 (8%) 355M (2%)
Automotive - - 3 (8%) -
Information Technology 2 (10%) - 3 (8%) -
Retail 1 (5%) 5.5B (52%) 2 (5%) 5.5B (31%)
Life Science - - 2 (5%) 5.0B (28%)
Healthcare Services 2 (10%) - 2 (5%) -
Electronics 1 (5%) 1.4B (13%) 1 (3%) 1.4B (8%)
Distribution 1 (5%) 236M (2%) 1 (3%) 236M (1%)
Apparel/Textiles 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (3%) -
Insurance - - 1 (3%) -
Machinery 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Manufacturing 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Marine - - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 1 (3%) -
Plastics - - 1 (3%) -
Transportation 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 21 $10.7B 38 $17.8B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 13 (62%) 10.4B (98%) 20 (53%) 15.4B (87%)
  New York 5 (24%) 1.8B (17%) 5 (13%) 1.8B (10%)
  Virginia 2 (10%) 400M (4%) 2 (5%) 400M (2%)
  Georgia 1 (5%) 2.8B (26%) 2 (5%) 2.8B (15%)
  California - - 2 (5%) -
  Nebraska 1 (5%) 5.5B (52%) 1 (3%) 5.5B (31%)
  Pennsylvania 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Maryland 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Illinois 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Arizona 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  North Carolina - - 1 (3%) 5.0B (28%)
  Wisconsin - - 1 (3%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (3%) -
  Alabama - - 1 (3%) -
Germany 2 (10%) - 5 (13%) -
United Kingdom 1 (5%) - 4 (11%) -
Finland 2 (10%) - 2 (5%) -
Belgium 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) 1.4B (8%)
Spain 1 (5%) 236M (2%) 1 (3%) 236M (1%)
Czech Republic 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Netherlands - - 1 (3%) 450M (3%)
Hungary - - 1 (3%) 355M (2%)
Singapore - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 1 (5%) - 4 (11%) -
Cross-border 20 (95%) 10.7B (100%) 34 (89%) 17.8B (100%)
Total 21 $10.7B 38 $17.8B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 13 (62%) 775M (7%) 18 (47%) 2.5B (14%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (14%) - 9 (24%) -
Divestiture 1 (5%) 236M (2%) 3 (8%) 686M (4%)
Going Private 1 (5%) 2.8B (26%) 2 (5%) 7.8B (43%)
Growth Capital 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
Add-on Acquisition 1 (5%) 5.5B (52%) 1 (3%) 5.5B (31%)
Consolidation 1 (5%) 1.4B (13%) 1 (3%) 1.4B (8%)
PIPE - - 1 (3%) -
Special Situations/Distressed - - 1 (3%) -
Total 21 $10.7B 38 $17.8B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 10 (53%) 12.0B (96%)
Trade Sale 4 (21%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (16%) 474M (4%)
IPO 1 (5%) -
Stake Sale 1 (5%) -
Total 19 $12.5B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Morgan Stanley
1
Jefferies LLC
1
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
4
Lowenstein Sandler LLP
3
Goodwin Procter LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 5 $16.0B
$100M to $1B 5 $1.8B
TOTAL $17.8B
Largest Cabela's, Inc.
$5.5B (2016-10-04)
sell # Total
> $1B 3 $12.0B
$100M to $1B 1 $474M
TOTAL $12.5B
Largest Parexel International Corp.
$8.5B (2021-07-02)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
45%
17 (45%)
Strategic(s)
8%
3 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
47%
9 (47%)
Strategic(s)
26%
5 (26%)

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