Plain Vanilla Investments Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Plain Vanilla Investments’ most common sectors for investment are life science (25%) and business services (13%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (63%) and growth capital (25%). In total, Plain Vanilla Investments has invested in 1 US state and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Plain Vanilla Investments has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Plain Vanilla Investments

P.O. Box 75363,
Amsterdam, 1070 AJ
Netherlands
+31 20 679 56 15
www.plainvanilla.nl
coen.binnerts@plainvanilla.nl

Plain Vanilla Investments NV is a private independent investment and management firm specializing in divestment, growth capital and turn around transactions. The Firm targets to invest in companies where it can achieve substantial value increase by an active hands-on approach. Plain Vanilla invests in a wide range of industries, with special focus on healthcare. The sub-sectors in healthcare sector include Cure/Care: hospital care, nursing & home, elderly care, and specialist care; Medical equipment & devices: MRI, prosthesis; Services: diagnostic testing, facility management, real estate development and quality benchmarking. Plain Vanilla Investments NV is based in Amsterdam.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Healthcare Services, Life Science, Manufacturing, Medical Products

Target Transaction Types: Divestiture, Growth Capital, Special Situations/Distressed

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
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M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 8 - - - - - 8
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - - - - 1 3
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
DDL Diagnostic Laboratory BV 2020-03-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Rijswijk, Netherlands · www.ddl.nl
Roosevelt Kliniek 2012-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Leiden, Connecticut · www.rooseveltkliniek.nl
Steenland Chocolate BV 2011-12-01 - Trade Sale
Gouda, Netherlands · www.steenland.nl
Frozen Dutch Ice Cream and Sorbets B.V. 2011-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.frozendutch.nl
Labo Bio-medical Products 2010-01-01 - Growth Capital
Rijswijk, Netherlands · www.lbp-bv.nl
Kenniscentrum Zorg Nederland 2010-01-01 - Divestiture
Limburg, Netherlands
StatiqCooling BV 2008-01-01 - Growth Capital
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.statiqcooling.nl
HSK Groep BV 2006-04-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Arnhem, Netherlands · www.hsk.nl
Argonaut Advies B.V. 2005-12-01 - Divestiture
Zwolle, Netherlands · www.argonaut.nl
DDL Diagnostic Laboratory BV 2003-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Rijswijk, Netherlands · www.ddl.nl
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Life Science 1 (20%) - 2 (25%) -
Business Services - - 1 (13%) -
Food 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
Machinery 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (13%) -
Medical Products 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
Total 5 - 8 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Netherlands 4 (80%) - 7 (88%) -
United States 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
  Connecticut 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
Domestic 4 (80%) - 7 (88%) -
Cross-border 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
Total 5 - 8 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (60%) - 5 (63%) -
Growth Capital 2 (40%) - 2 (25%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (13%) -
Total 5 - 8 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 2 (67%) -
Divestiture 1 (33%) -
Total 3 -

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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