M&A Deal Summary

Permira and CPP Investments Acquire Informatica

On April 7, 2015, private equity firm Permira and pension CPP Investments acquired information technology company Informatica for 5.3B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Permira’s 4th and CPP Investments’ 1st transaction in the Information Technology sector.
  • This is Permira’s 8th and CPP Investments’ 9th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Permira’s 13th and CPP Investments’ 7th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Permira’s 5th and CPP Investments’ 2nd transaction in California.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-04-07
Target Informatica
Sector Information Technology
Buyer(s) Permira
CPP Investments
Deal Type Going Private
Deal Value 5.3B USD

Target

Informatica

Redwood City, California, United States
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Informatica is an IT company that helps organizations access, integrate and trust all their information assets. Informatica was founded in 1993 and is based in Redwood City, California.

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Buyer(S) 2

Buyer

Permira

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1985
PE ASSETS 75.0B EUR
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Permira is a mega-sized private equity firm that targets large company investments around the world. Permira invests to support acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, take-privates, turnarounds, and growth buyouts. Areas of interest include healthcare, financial services, chemicals, consumer products and services, industrial products and services, technology, media, and telecom. Permira will consider opportunities in Europe, Asia, and North America. Permira was formed in 1985 and has offices in Menlo Park, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, London, Hong Kong, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Stockholm, Tokyo, Guernsey and New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 93 of 158
Sector (Information Technology) 4 of 10
Type (Going Private) 8 of 15
State (California) 5 of 15
Country (United States) 13 of 43
Year (2015) 3 of 10
Size (of disclosed) 8 of 61
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Metzingen, Germany

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Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-04-20 Iglo Foods Holdings

Feltham, United Kingdom

Iglo Foods Holdings Ltd. is a food company.

Sell €2.6B
DESCRIPTION

CPP Investments is a Canadian pension fund focused on a variety of investing strategies, including public equities, debt, and alternative investments. The Firm's private equity arm looks to acquire direct stakes in private companies, as well as make fund investments and acquire secondary positions. For direct stakes in companies, CPP looks to invest across North American and Europe and seeks to commit a minimum of $150 million per transaction. CPP has no industry preferences however the Firm will not invest in real assets. CPP Investments was established in 1997 and is based in Toronto, Ontario.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 10 of 48
Sector (Information Technology) 1 of 3
Type (Going Private) 3 of 9
State (California) 2 of 7
Country (United States) 7 of 26
Year (2015) 2 of 4
Size (of disclosed) 9 of 23
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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London, United Kingdom

Liberty Living offers student accommodation in 21 cities across the UK and Europe, we provide all-inclusive student housing & flats up and down the country.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Colorado, United States

DJ Basin acreage comprises 51,000 net acres. During the first half of 2015, the assets produced an average of 52 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) of natural gas and 14,800 barrels per day of crude oil and natural gas liquids.

Buy $900M