Pinova Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Pinova Capital has acquired 2 companies. It has also invested in 4 others.

Pinova Capital’s most common sectors for investment are software (23%) and chemicals (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (34%) and growth capital (34%). In total, Pinova Capital has invested in 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Pinova Capital has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (43%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity25
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 3

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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 12 - 2 2 1 1 18
Sell (1.2/yr) # 1 2 1 1 1 1 7
  25

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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
WENDT SIT GmbH & Co. KG 2019-01-01 - Unknown
Frankenthal, Germany · www.wendt-sit.de
xSuite Group GmbH 2018-07-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Ahrensburg, Germany · www.xsuite.com
CLARUS Films GmbH 2018-07-10 - Secondary Buyout
Dietzenbach, Germany · www.clarusfilms.de
Sauter Federn GmbH 2018-05-28 - Growth Capital
Furtwangen, Germany · www.sauter.de
INVENT Umwelt- und Verfahrenstechnik AG 2017-12-01 - Unknown
Erlangen, Germany · www.invent-uv.de
WEETECH GmbH 2017-01-13 - Growth Capital
Wertheim, Germany · www.weetech.de
Deurowood Produktions GmbH 2017-01-10 - Divestiture
Hard, Austria · www.deurowood.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 3 (30%) - 4 (22%) -
Chemicals 1 (10%) - 2 (11%) -
Machinery - - 2 (11%) -
Manufacturing 2 (20%) - 2 (11%) -
Technology Hardware 2 (20%) - 2 (11%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (6%) -
E-Commerce 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (6%) -
Electronics - - 1 (6%) -
Plastics - - 1 (6%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 10 - 18 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 9 (90%) - 16 (89%) -
Austria 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (6%) -
Domestic 9 (90%) - 16 (89%) -
Cross-border 1 (10%) - 2 (11%) -
Total 10 - 18 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (10%) - 6 (33%) -
Growth Capital 6 (60%) - 6 (33%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (20%) - 5 (28%) -
Divestiture 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 10 - 18 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 3 (43%) -
Trade Sale 2 (29%) -
Unknown 2 (29%) -
Total 7 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Commerzbank AG
1
Legal Deals
Shearman & Sterling LLP
1
P+P Pöllath + Partners
1

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
83%
5 83%
Strategic(s)
17%
1 17%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
50%
3 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
3 50%

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