Parquest Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Parquest Capital has acquired 6 companies.

Parquest Capital’s most common sectors for investment are food (12%) and healthcare services (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (49%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (34%). In total, Parquest Capital has invested in 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Parquest Capital has exited 8 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (64%). Parquest Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2005 when it sold Groupe B&B Hotels Sas for $434M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity45
    • M&A Buy Activity26
    • M&A Sell Activity19
  • Total Sectors Invested 20
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11
  • M&A Advisors 3

Parquest Capital

19, Avenue de l'Opéra,
Paris, 75001
France
+01 70 08 60 90
www.parquest.fr
contact@parquest.fr

Parquest Capital is a private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in mid-sized French companies. The Firm pursues companies with €20 to €150 million in revenue and is capable of committing up to €50 million per transaction. Sectors of interest include business services, consumer products, retail, and healthcare. Parquest Capital was originally established in 2002 as a unit of ING Insurance's French practice. Parquest Capital is based in Paris, France.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Leisure, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Restaurants, Retail, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - 50
Enterprise Value 20 150
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 17 3 4 1 1 - 26
Sell (1.8/yr) # 10 1 1 3 1 3 19
vol $876M $876M
  45

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Homeperf SAS 2020-05-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Aix-En-Provence, France · www.homeperf.com
Acces Industrie SAS 2020-02-25 - Secondary Buyout
Tonneins, France · www.acces-industrie.com
5 Santé 2020-02-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Toulouges, France · www.5-sante.fr
Agence pour la Diffusion de l'Information Technologique (ADIT SA) 2019-10-04 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.adit.fr
Eres Group 2019-02-20 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.eres-group.com
SOPRAL SA 2018-11-30 - Divestiture
Pléchâtel, France · www.sopral.com
Polyexpert SAS 2018-11-07 - Sold to Management
Paris, France · www.polyexpert.fr
Menuiserie Gregoire SAS 2018-08-29 - Secondary Buyout
Saint-Martial-d'Artenset, France · www.menuiseries-gregoire.com
Etablissements Caillau SAS 2018-07-01 - Secondary Buyout
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France · www.caillau.com
FAUCHÉ 2017-12-19 - Secondary Buyout
Lafrançaise, France · www.fauche.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Laboratoire Unither Amiens (Unither Pharmaceuticals) 2011-12-09 Nanjing Ruinian Best Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. 2020-08-25 2
Amiens, France · www.unither-pharma.com Wuxi, China
Groupe JVS 2016-07-01 Start ABI 2018-11-13 1
Saint-Martin-sur-le-Pré, France · www.groupe-jvs.fr 56270, France · www.startabi.fr
Laboratoire Unither Amiens (Unither Pharmaceuticals) 2011-12-09 Mariol Industrial 2016-01-17 1
Amiens, France · www.unither-pharma.com Barretos, Brazil · www.mariol.com.br

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Food 2 (25%) - 3 (11%) -
Healthcare Services - - 3 (11%) -
Business Services 1 (13%) - 2 (7%) -
Financial Services - - 2 (7%) -
Life Science 1 (13%) - 2 (7%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (4%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (4%) -
Distribution - - 1 (4%) -
Education 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Electronics - - 1 (4%) -
Information Technology 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Insurance - - 1 (4%) -
Leisure - - 1 (4%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (4%) -
Media - - 1 (4%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (4%) -
Software 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 - 27 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 8 (100%) - 26 (96%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 - 27 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 6 (75%) - 13 (48%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (13%) - 9 (33%) -
Stake Purchase - - 3 (11%) -
Divestiture 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Venture - - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 - 27 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 13 (68%) 876M (100%)
Trade Sale 3 (16%) -
Recapitalization 1 (5%) -
Sold to Management 1 (5%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (5%) -
Total 19 $876M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Natixis Partners España
1
Legal Deals
Goodwin Procter LLP
3
VOLT Associés
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $876M
TOTAL $876M
Largest Groupe B&B Hotels Sas
$434M (2005-07-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
94%
15 94%
Strategic(s)
6%
1 6%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
84%
21 84%
Strategic(s)
16%
4 16%

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