Pinova Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Pinova Capital has acquired 5 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

Pinova Capital’s most common sectors for investment aresoftware (22%) and manufacturing (14%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (44%) and growth capital (27%). In total, Pinova Capital has invested in 4 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Pinova Capital has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (45%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity32
    • M&A Buy Activity23
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 7

Pinova Capital GmbH

Viktualienmarkt 8,
Munich, 80331
Germany
+49 0 89.18 94 254.40
www.pinovacapital.com
info@pinovacapital.com

PINOVA Capital GmbH is a private equity group focused on investing in growth oriented engineering and service based companies operating in German speaking Europe. Specific areas of interest include automotive and transport, chemicals/materials, environmental technology, industrial products, business services, environmental services, industrial services, and logistics. PINOVA seeks businesses generating €10 to €75 million in sales where the firm can invest €5 to €50 million of equity capital. Prospective companies demonstrate the potential to become market leaders. PINOVA Capital was formed in 2007 and is based in Munich, Germany.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Business Services, Chemicals, E-Commerce, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Engineering, Information Technology, Machinery, Manufacturing, Plastics, Software, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 75
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 50
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 14 2 1 1 4 1 23
Sell (1.0/yr) # 4 1 1 1 1 1 9
  32

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Sill Optics GmbH & Co. KG 2022-08-03 - Secondary Buyout
Wendelstein, Germany · www.silloptics.de
Sematell GmbH 2022-01-31 - Secondary Buyout
Saarbrücken, Germany · www.sematell.com
DETAX GmbH & Co. KG 2021-12-03 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Ettlingen, Germany · www.detax.de
adzLocal GmbH 2021-06-10 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hamburg, Germany · www.adzlocal.de
Raynet GmbH 2021-03-04 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Birmingham, United Kingdom · www.raynet.de
Human Solutions GmbH 2021-03-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Kaiserslautern, Germany · www.human-solutions.com
Ecoroll AG 2021-02-04 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Celle, Germany · www.ecoroll.de
Automation Technology GmbH 2020-08-28 - Growth Capital
Bad Oldesloe, Germany · www.automationtechnology.de
deconta GmbH 2020-02-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Isselburg, Germany · www.deconta.eu
Sill Optics GmbH & Co. KG 2019-09-20 - Growth Capital
Wendelstein, Germany · www.silloptics.de
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 3 (23%) - 5 (22%) -
Manufacturing 2 (15%) - 3 (13%) -
Chemicals 1 (8%) - 2 (9%) -
Machinery - - 2 (9%) -
Technology Hardware 2 (15%) - 2 (9%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (4%) -
E-Commerce 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (4%) -
Electronics - - 1 (4%) -
Information Technology 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Marketing 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Medical Products 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Plastics - - 1 (4%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 13 - 23 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 11 (85%) - 20 (87%) -
United Kingdom 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Austria 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 11 (85%) - 20 (87%) -
Cross-border 2 (15%) - 3 (13%) -
Total 13 - 23 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (38%) - 10 (43%) -
Growth Capital 5 (38%) - 6 (26%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (15%) - 6 (26%) -
Divestiture 1 (8%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 13 - 23 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (44%) -
Trade Sale 3 (33%) -
Unknown 2 (22%) -
Total 9 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
GCA Altium Ltd.
1
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
1
Commerzbank AG
1
Legal Deals
P+P Pöllath + Partners
2
Shearman & Sterling LLP
2
King & Wood Mallesons
2

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
26%
6 (26%)
Strategic(s)
4%
1 (4%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
44%
4 (44%)
Strategic(s)
33%
3 (33%)

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