Perwyn Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Perwyn has acquired 4 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

Perwyn’s most common sectors for investment are food (40%) and business services (30%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (40%) and growth capital (30%). In total, Perwyn has invested in 5 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Perwyn has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Advisors 2

Perwyn

8 Hanover Square,
London, W1S 1HQ
United Kingdom
+44 20 7355 9383
www.perwyn.co.uk
contact@perwyn.com

Perwyn is a privately-funded investment firm that seeks to invest in development capital and buyout transactions of businesses valued from £50 to £200 million. Perwyn prefers to be the first round of institutional capital and will consider opportunities throughout the UK and Western Europe. In addition investing equity capital, Perwyn also provides flexible debt capital to companies, investing £5 to £25 million per deal. Perwyn was established in 2013 and is headquartered in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Digital Media, Food, Marine

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 50 200
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 2 1 - 3 2 2 10
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - - 2 - 2
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
KeoBiz 2020-04-24 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paris, France · www.keobiz.fr
Miss Group AB 2020-02-25 - Secondary Buyout
Stockholm, Sweden · www.missgroup.com
Van Damme Confiserie NV 2019-09-12 - Unknown
Wetteren, Belgium · www.mrmallo.com
Westerwood Global Limited 2019-08-20 - Stake Purchase
Maynooth, Ireland · www.westerwoodglobal.com
Red7Marine Group Ltd. 2019-08-06 - Secondary Buyout
Manningtree, United Kingdom · www.red7marine.co.uk
SCA Investments Ltd. 2019-07-26 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.gousto.co.uk
Isla Délice 2018-07-25 - Growth Capital
Argenteuil, France · www.isladelice.fr
Lowe Rental Ltd. 2018-03-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Lisburn, United Kingdom · www.lowerental.com
Freshcut Foods Ltd. 2018-03-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Nottingham, United Kingdom · www.freshcutfoods.co.uk
Sumo Digital Ltd. 2016-09-12 - Secondary Buyout
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.sumo-digital.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Lowe Rental Ltd. 2018-03-14 PKL Group (UK) Ltd. 2019-08-02 1
Lisburn, United Kingdom · www.lowerental.com Gloucestershire, United Kingdom · www.pkl.co.uk
Sumo Digital Ltd. 2016-09-12 Red Kite Games Limited 2019-02-01 3
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.sumo-digital.com Leeds, United Kingdom · www.redkitegames.co.uk
Sumo Digital Ltd. 2016-09-12 The Chinese Room 2018-08-14 2
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.sumo-digital.com Brighton, United Kingdom · www.thechineseroom.co.uk
Sumo Digital Ltd. 2016-09-12 Atomhawk Design Ltd. 2017-07-04 1
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.sumo-digital.com Gateshead, United Kingdom · www.atomhawk.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Food 3 (38%) - 4 (40%) -
Business Services 3 (38%) - 3 (30%) -
Digital Media 1 (13%) - 1 (10%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (13%) - 1 (10%) -
Marine - - 1 (10%) -
Total 8 - 10 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 4 (50%) - 5 (50%) -
France 2 (25%) - 2 (20%) -
Ireland 1 (13%) - 1 (10%) -
Sweden 1 (13%) - 1 (10%) -
Belgium - - 1 (10%) -
Total 8 - 10 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (38%) - 4 (40%) -
Growth Capital 2 (25%) - 3 (30%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (25%) - 2 (20%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (13%) - 1 (10%) -
Total 8 - 10 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (50%) -
Unknown 1 (50%) -
Total 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Ashfords LLP
1
PwC Law LLP
1

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%

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