PHD Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

PHD Equity’s most common sectors for investment areleisure (12%) and medical products (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (56%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (45%). Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2011 when it acquired Vickers Electronics for $11M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (67%). PHD Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold The Energy Solutions Group for $102M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 3

PHD Equity

7400 Daresbury Park,
Daresbury, WA4 4BS
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1928 378100
www.phdequitypartners.com
andy@phdequitypartners.com

PHD Equity Partners is a small UK investment group focused on minority investments. The Firm looks to invest up to £10 million to support buyouts, acquisitions, recaps, and restructurings. PHD Equity Partners is based in Daresbury.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, E-Commerce, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Leisure, Medical Products, Publishing

Target Transaction Types: Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - 10
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
vol $16M $16M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $102M $102M
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Auto Marine Cables Ltd. 2019-10-28 - Growth Capital
Worsley, United Kingdom · www.automarinecables.com
Technikraft Ltd. 2018-10-10 - Growth Capital
Goole, United Kingdom · www.technikraft.co.uk
Olympic Fixings 2017-05-04 - Growth Capital
Lancashire, United Kingdom · www.olympicfixings.co.uk
Barber of Sheffield Ltd. 2016-10-01 - Secondary Sale
South Yorkshire, United Kingdom · www.barberofsheffield.co.uk
1st Class Holidays Ltd. 2015-12-21 - Growth Capital
Manchester, United Kingdom · www.1stclassholidays.com
Modern Rugs Ltd. 2014-12-01 5M GBP Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom · www.modern-rugs.co.uk
The Energy Solutions Group Ltd. 2014-07-31 102M GBP Trade Sale
Altrincham, United Kingdom · www.theenergysolutionsgroup.co.uk
Liberty Printers (AR & RF Reddin) Ltd. (dba Liberty Services) 2014-01-21 - Trade Sale
Croydon, United Kingdom · www.libertyservices.co.uk
Barber of Sheffield Ltd. 2012-03-28 - Growth Capital
South Yorkshire, United Kingdom · www.barberofsheffield.co.uk
Vickers Electronics Ltd. 2011-07-25 11M GBP Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Manchester, United Kingdom · www.vickers-energy.co.uk
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Electrical Equipment 1 (17%) 11M (69%) 1 (11%) 11M (67%)
E-Commerce 1 (17%) 5M (31%) 1 (11%) 5M (30%)
Publishing - - 1 (11%) 431K (3%)
Automotive 1 (17%) - 1 (11%) -
Business Services - - 1 (11%) -
Chemicals 1 (17%) - 1 (11%) -
Distribution 1 (17%) - 1 (11%) -
Leisure 1 (17%) - 1 (11%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (11%) -
Total 6 $16M 9 $16M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 6 (100%) 16M (100%) 9 (100%) 16M (100%)
Total 6 $16M 9 $16M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 4 (67%) - 5 (56%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (33%) 16M (100%) 4 (44%) 16M (100%)
Total 6 $16M 9 $16M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (67%) 102M (100%)
Secondary Sale 1 (33%) -
Total 3 $102M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Dow Schofield Watts Corporate Finance Ltd.
1
Legal Deals
Hill Dickinson LLP
1
DWF
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 3 $16M
TOTAL $16M
Largest Vickers Electronics Ltd.
$11M (2011-07-25)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $102M
TOTAL $102M
Largest The Energy Solutions Group Ltd.
$102M (2014-07-31)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
33%
1 (33%)
Strategic(s)
67%
2 (67%)

FAQ

When was PHD Equity founded?

PHD Equity was founded in 2008.

What type of investor is PHD Equity?

PHD Equity is a private equity firm.

Where is PHD Equity headquartered?

PHD Equity is headquartered in Daresbury, United Kingdom.

How much capital does PHD Equity have under management?

PHD Equity has 21M GBP under management.

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