Partners Group AG Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

In the last 3 years, Partners Group AG has acquired 20 companies.

Partners Group AG’s most common sectors for investment arerenewable energy (11%) and healthcare services (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (59%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (19%). In total, Partners Group AG has invested in 20 US states and 23 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2018 when it acquired Techem for $5.2B.

In the last 3 years, Partners Group AG has exited 8 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (61%). Partners Group AG’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Atos Medical AB for $958M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity109
    • M&A Buy Activity87
    • M&A Sell Activity22
  • Total Sectors Invested 27
  • Total Countries Invested 23
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 27
  • M&A Advisors 19

Partners Group AG

Zugerstrasse 57,
Zug, 6341
Switzerland
+41 41 784 60 00
www.partnersgroup.com

Partners Group is a global investment management firm with a variety of funds and institutional clients. The Firm's direct investment group looks to invest in or acquire market leading companies with growth opportunities linked to technology. Partners is a hands-on investor and looks to actively support its portfolio companies with expansion, operational, and governance structure support. Partners Group was established in 1996 and is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Media, Real Estate, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase, Joint Venture

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Nordic, Asia/Pacific, Latin/South America

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (5.2/yr) # 61 6 13 5 2 - 87
vol $15.7B $3.1B $5.4B $1.6B $25.8B
Sell (2.2/yr) # 12 3 4 3 1 - 23
vol $1.5B $1.5B
  110

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Velvet CARE sp. z o.o. 2023-12-11 - Secondary Buyout
Klucze, Poland · www.velvetcare.com
Civica PLC 2023-11-22 - Secondary Sale
London, United Kingdom · www.civicaplc.com
SureWerx, Inc. 2023-01-04 - Secondary Buyout
Coquitlam, British Columbia · www.jetgroupbrands.com
CWP Renewables Pty Ltd. 2022-12-07 - Trade Sale
Newcastle, Australia · www.cwprenewables.com
Cloudflight GmbH 2022-11-11 451M EUR Secondary Buyout
Munich, Germany · www.cloudflight.io
Budderfly, Inc. 2022-07-11 - Secondary Buyout
Shelton, Connecticut · www.budderfly.com
Acrisure LLC 2022-06-01 - Stake Sale
Grand Rapids, Michigan · www.acrisure.com
Version 1 Holdings Ltd. 2022-04-20 - Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.version1.com
Forterro UK Ltd. 2022-03-01 1.1B EUR Secondary Buyout
London, United Kingdom · www.forterro.com
Forefront Dermatology 2022-02-10 - Secondary Buyout
Manitowoc, Wisconsin · www.forefrontdermatology.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Hearthside Food Solutions LLC 2018-04-17 Hearthside Food Solutions - ready-to-cook & ready-to-heat Manufacturing Assets 2024-04-04 1
Downers Grove, Illinois · www.hearthsidefoods.com Jacksonville, Florida
Confluent Health 2019-05-30 MOTION PT Group 2023-02-01 1
Louisville, Kentucky · www.goconfluent.com New York, New York · www.motionptg.com
Wedgewood Pharmacy 2020-12-09 Wedgewood Pharmacy - Human-Health Book of Business 2022-06-16 1
Swedesboro, New Jersey · www.wedgewoodpharmacy.com Swedesboro, New Jersey
Emeria 2016-07-05 FirstPort 2022-03-29 1
Antony, France · www.emeria.eu Hampshire, United Kingdom · www.firstport.co.uk
Movate 2013-06-26 Directly - OnDemand Business 2022-03-17 2
Plano, Texas · www.csscorp.com San Francisco, California
VelocityEHS 2017-09-25 MyAbilities - Job Analysis & Return-to-Work Management Technology 2022-03-09 4
Chicago, Illinois · www.ehs.com Oakville, Ontario
Hearthside Food Solutions LLC 2018-04-17 Weston Foods (Canada), Inc. - Baking Division Assets 2021-11-15 2
Downers Grove, Illinois · www.hearthsidefoods.com Toronto, Ontario
EyeCare Partners LLC 2019-12-16 CEI Vision Partners LLC 2021-10-22 1
Saint Louis, Missouri · www.eyecare-partners.com Columbus, Ohio · www.cvphealth.com
Precisely 2021-03-03 Winshuttle LLC 2021-06-14 6
Burlington, Massachusetts · www.precisely.com Bothell, Washington · www.winshuttle.com
Precisely 2021-03-03 Infogix, Inc. 2021-05-05 5
Burlington, Massachusetts · www.precisely.com Naperville, Illinois · www.infogix.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Renewable Energy 6 (10%) - 9 (10%) -
Information Technology 4 (7%) 721M (4%) 8 (9%) 5.5B (21%)
Healthcare Services 6 (10%) - 8 (9%) 577M (2%)
Business Services 5 (8%) 7.5B (46%) 6 (7%) 7.5B (29%)
Software 5 (8%) 1.1B (7%) 6 (7%) 2.8B (11%)
Retail 5 (8%) 340M (2%) 6 (7%) 403M (2%)
Apparel/Textiles 2 (3%) - 4 (5%) -
Restaurants 2 (3%) - 4 (5%) -
Life Science 2 (3%) 1.8B (11%) 3 (3%) 2.8B (11%)
Communications 3 (5%) 1.4B (8%) 3 (3%) 1.4B (5%)
Machinery 2 (3%) - 3 (3%) -
Utilities 3 (5%) - 3 (3%) -
Manufacturing 1 (2%) 2.2B (13%) 2 (2%) 2.2B (9%)
Financial Services - - 2 (2%) 1.3B (5%)
Consumer Services 2 (3%) 313M (2%) 2 (2%) 313M (1%)
Construction 2 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Consumer Products 2 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Education 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Safety/Security 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Transportation 2 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Agriculture 1 (2%) 1.1B (7%) 1 (1%) 1.1B (4%)
Food 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Insurance - - 1 (1%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (1%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (1%) -
Real Estate 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 60 $16.5B 87 $25.8B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 20 (33%) 2.5B (15%) 33 (38%) 7.9B (31%)
  Illinois 4 (7%) - 4 (5%) -
  California 1 (2%) - 3 (3%) -
  North Carolina - - 3 (3%) -
  Georgia 2 (3%) 2.2B (13%) 2 (2%) 2.2B (9%)
  Texas 2 (3%) 270M (2%) 2 (2%) 270M (1%)
  Oregon 2 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
  New Jersey 2 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
  New York - - 2 (2%) 4.4B (17%)
  Pennsylvania - - 2 (2%) 1.0B (4%)
  Kentucky 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Indiana 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Connecticut 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Colorado 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Missouri 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Washington - - 1 (1%) -
  Virginia - - 1 (1%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (1%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (1%) -
Australia 6 (10%) 653M (4%) 8 (9%) 716M (3%)
United Kingdom 4 (7%) 1.4B (9%) 6 (7%) 3.6B (14%)
Germany 5 (8%) 5.6B (34%) 5 (6%) 5.6B (22%)
China 4 (7%) - 4 (5%) -
Netherlands 3 (5%) 1.8B (11%) 4 (5%) 1.8B (7%)
India 3 (5%) - 4 (5%) 143M (1%)
Italy 2 (3%) 3.4B (20%) 3 (3%) 3.4B (13%)
France 2 (3%) - 3 (3%) -
Canada 2 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
  British Columbia 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Alberta 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Spain 2 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Finland 2 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Portugal 1 (2%) 1.1B (7%) 1 (1%) 1.1B (4%)
Brazil 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Ireland 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Norway 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Poland 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (1%) 1.1B (4%)
Philippines - - 1 (1%) 330M (1%)
Denmark - - 1 (1%) -
South Korea - - 1 (1%) -
Sweden - - 1 (1%) -
Turkey - - 1 (1%) -
Total 60 $16.5B 87 $25.8B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 36 (60%) 13.0B (85%) 51 (59%) 21.0B (89%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 11 (18%) 2.3B (15%) 16 (18%) 2.5B (11%)
Growth Capital 6 (10%) - 9 (10%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (3%) - 4 (5%) -
Divestiture 3 (5%) - 3 (3%) -
Going Private 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Add-on Acquisition 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Joint Venture - - 1 (1%) -
Total 60 $15.4B 87 $23.5B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 14 (61%) 1.5B (100%)
Trade Sale 3 (13%) -
Merger 2 (9%) -
Stake Sale 2 (9%) -
IPO 1 (4%) -
SPAC 1 (4%) -
Total 23 $1.5B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
6
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
2
Arma Partners LLP
1
Legal Deals
Ropes & Gray
7
Latham & Watkins
5
Goodwin Procter
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 11 $22.9B
$100M to $1B 8 $2.7B
< $100M 1 $63M
TOTAL $25.8B
Largest Techem GmbH
$5.2B (2018-05-25)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.5B
TOTAL $1.5B
Largest Atos Medical AB
$958M (2016-05-30)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
60%
52 (60%)
Strategic(s)
5%
4 (5%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
65%
15 (65%)
Strategic(s)
26%
6 (26%)

FAQ

When was Partners Group AG founded?

Partners Group AG was founded in 1996.

What type of investor is Partners Group AG?

Partners Group AG is an asset manager.

Where is Partners Group AG headquartered?

Partners Group AG is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland.

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