Pechel Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Pechel has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 3 others.

Pechel’s most common sectors for investment are building materials (11%) and business services (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (48%) and growth capital (32%). In total, Pechel has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Sateco SAS for $20M.

In the last 3 years, Pechel has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (47%). Pechel’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold CWI Group SAS for $71M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity32
    • M&A Buy Activity19
    • M&A Sell Activity13
  • Total Sectors Invested 17
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 5

Pechel

162, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré,
Paris, 75008
France
+33 (1) 56 59 79 59
www.pechel.com
contact@pechel.com

Pechel is a private equity firm focused on investing in medium-sized, privately owned businesses. Pechel looks for opportunities in a variety of industrial and service-based industries valued between €30 and €200 million. Target transaction situations include growth capital financings, buyouts, and divestitures. The Firm prefers businesses operating in France and Western Europe. Pechel was founded in 2004 and is based in Paris.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Construction, Consumer Services, Distribution, E-Commerce, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Engineering, Financial Services, Food, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Marketing, Media, Plastics, Retail, Software, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 8 30
Enterprise Value 30 200
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 11 4 1 1 2 - 19
vol $20M $20M
Sell (1.6/yr) # 5 4 2 2 - - 13
vol $71M $71M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Jems Group 2019-11-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Neuilly, France · www.jems-group.com
Grand Large Yachting 2019-03-01 - Growth Capital
Tourlaville, France · www.grandlargeyachting.com
Solware Group S.A.S 2018-12-19 - Secondary Buyout
Dardilly, France · www.solware.fr
Vernicolor Group 2018-07-10 - Growth Capital
Meudon, France · ww.vernicolor.ro
PRIVATE SPORT SHOP SAS 2018-07-02 - Secondary Buyout
Vendargues, France · www.privatesportshop.fr
SES-imagotag Group (Store Electronic Systems) 2017-12-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Nanterre, France · www.ses-imagotag.com
Babeau-Seguin, SAS 2017-10-30 - Secondary Buyout
Creney-près-Troyes, France · www.babeau-seguin.fr
Wellness Sport Club 2017-07-20 - Growth Capital
Lyon, France · www.wellness-sportclub.fr
Rasec International SAS 2016-12-01 - Unknown
Paris, France · www.rasec.com
Sateco SAS 2016-06-01 - Secondary Buyout
Mirebeau, France · www.sateco.fr
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Dubbing Brothers 2016-02-02 FFS Film- & Fernseh-Synchron GmbH 2019-03-12 1
Saint-Denis, France · www.dubbing-brothers.com Munich, Germany · www.ffs-synchron.de

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Building Materials - - 2 (11%) 20M (100%)
Business Services 1 (14%) - 2 (11%) -
Automotive 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
Communications - - 1 (5%) -
Construction - - 1 (5%) -
Consumer Services 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
Distribution - - 1 (5%) -
E-Commerce - - 1 (5%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (5%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (5%) -
Information Technology 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
Insurance - - 1 (5%) -
Marine 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
Media 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
Plastics 1 (14%) - 1 (5%) -
Software - - 1 (5%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (5%) -
Total 7 - 19 $20M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 7 (100%) - 18 (95%) 20M (100%)
Netherlands - - 1 (5%) -
Domestic 7 (100%) - 18 (95%) 20M (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (5%) -
Total 7 - 19 $20M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (57%) - 9 (47%) -
Growth Capital 3 (43%) - 6 (32%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 3 (16%) 20M (100%)
Stake Purchase - - 1 (5%) -
Total 7 - 19 $20M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 6 (46%) -
Unknown 3 (23%) -
Trade Sale 2 (15%) 71M (100%)
Divestiture 1 (8%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (8%) -
Total 13 $71M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
XK Corporate Finance
1
Close Brothers Group plc
1
Lincoln International
1
Legal Deals
King & Wood Mallesons
1
SJ Berwin LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $20M
TOTAL $20M
Largest Sateco SAS
$20M (2007-09-20)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $71M
TOTAL $71M
Largest CWI Group SAS
$71M (2014-10-27)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
4 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
60%
6 60%
Strategic(s)
40%
4 40%

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