M&A Deal Summary

Penta Investments Acquires Prima banka Slovensko a.s.

On November 11, 2010, private equity firm Penta Investments acquired financial services company Prima banka Slovensko a.s. from Dexia SA

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Penta Investments’ 4th transaction in the Financial Services sector.
  • This is Penta Investments’ 22nd transaction in Slovakia.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2010-11-11
Target Prima banka Slovensko a.s.
Sector Financial Services
Buyer(s) Penta Investments
Sellers(s) Dexia SA
Deal Type Divestiture

Target

Prima banka Slovensko a.s.

Žilina, Slovakia
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Formed in 1992, Prima banka Slovensko a.s. is a retail bank focused on providing banking and financial services based in Žilina, Slovakia.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Penta Investments

Prague, Czech Republic

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1994
PE ASSETS 10.4B EUR
SizeMega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Penta Investments Ltd is a private investment firm focused on private equity and real estate. firm specializing in buy-outs and start ups transactions. Penta seeks to invest across Central Europe including Slovakia, Poland, and Czechoslovakia. The Firm targets companies with an average enterprise value of €150 million. Areas of interest includes facility management, aerospace, banking, energy, engineering, entertainment, financing, food processing, healthcare, insurance, investment fund, manufacturing, metal, refinery, retail, telecommunications, textile industry, transportation, wholesale and utilities. Penta Investments Ltd was formed in 2000 and is based in Prague.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 39 of 50
Sector (Financial Services) 4 of 4
Type (Divestiture) 4 of 6
Country (Slovakia) 22 of 24
Year (2010) 3 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-10-27 Fortuna Entertainment Group N.V.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Fortuna Entertainment Group N.V. is a regulated sports betting and gaming multi-channel operator in the CEE region, currently present in three core markets – Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Poland.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-12-16 AB Facility a.s.

Prague, Czech Republic

AB Facility a.s. provides facility management, building technology services, cleaning services, construction and landscaping, energy management and integrated facility management. AB Facility was formed in 1999 and is based in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Dexia SA

Brussels, Belgium

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Category Company
Founded 1996
SectorFinancial Services
Employees546
Revenue 567M EUR (2016)
DESCRIPTION

Dexia is a 94.4% State-owned Belgian-French banking institution managed in orderly resolution. Dexia’s mission is to manage its residual assets in run off while protecting the interests of its shareholders and guarantors. Dexia was founded in 1996 and is based in Brussels, Belgium.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Financial Services) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
Country (Slovakia) 1 of 1
Year (2010) 1 of 1