Pinova Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Pinova Capital has acquired 5 companies.

Pinova Capital’s most common sectors for investment aresoftware (18%) 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 2 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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 17 1 4 1 - - 23
Sell (0.6/yr) # 6 1 1 1 - - 9
  32

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Sill Optics GmbH & Co. KG 2022-08-03 - Secondary Sale
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 - Trade Sale
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 - Trade Sale
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%) - 4 (17%) -
Manufacturing 2 (15%) - 3 (13%) -
Chemicals 1 (8%) - 2 (9%) -
Information Technology 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%) -
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
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
1
Commerzbank AG
1
GCA Altium Ltd.
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%)

FAQ

When was Pinova Capital GmbH founded?

Pinova Capital GmbH was founded in 2007.

What type of investor is Pinova Capital GmbH?

Pinova Capital GmbH is a private equity firm.

Where is Pinova Capital GmbH headquartered?

Pinova Capital GmbH is headquartered in Munich, Germany.

How much capital does Pinova Capital GmbH have under management?

Pinova Capital GmbH has 300M EUR under management.

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