Pontos Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Pontos Group’s most common sectors for investment are environmental (29%) and automotive (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (58%) and stake purchase (29%).

In the last 3 years, Pontos Group has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Pontos Group

Aleksanterinkatu 46 A,
Helsinki, 00100
Finland
+358 (0)10 239 6351
www.pontos.fi

Pontos is a private investment firm focused on traditional private equity related transactions as well as real estate development. Within private equity, Pontos looks for growth and buyout situations in a variety of industry sectors. The Firm will consider both majority and minority positions and seeks to invest €3 to €10 million of capital per transaction. Pontos targets opportunities in Finland, the Baltic States, Russia and selected other CIS countries. Pontos was formed in 2008 and is based in Helsinki.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Business Services, Environmental, Real Estate

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

Geographic Preferences: Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 3 10
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - - 1 2
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Blueprint Genetics Oy 2020-01-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Espoo, Finland · www.blueprintgenetics.com
Blueprint Genetics Oy 2015-10-16 - Growth Capital
Espoo, Finland · www.blueprintgenetics.com
Ferratum Oyj 2015-02-06 - IPO
Helsinki, Finland · www.ferratumgroup.com
UNIQOTEQ 2012-04-11 - Growth Capital
Turku, Finland · www.uniqoteq.com
Finnprotein Oy 2011-11-22 - Growth Capital
Uusikaupunki, Finland · www.finnprotein.fi
Enfucell Ltd. 2011-03-04 - Stake Purchase
Vantaa, Finland · www.enfucell.com
Valmet Automotive Oy 2010-11-05 - Stake Purchase
Uusikaupunki, Finland · www.valmet-automotive.com
Preseco Oy 2009-09-23 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Espoo, Finland · www.preseco.eu
Ferratum Oyj 2009-01-01 - Growth Capital
Helsinki, Finland · www.ferratumgroup.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Environmental 1 (25%) - 2 (29%) -
Automotive 1 (25%) - 1 (14%) -
Business Services 1 (25%) - 1 (14%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (14%) -
Life Science - - 1 (14%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (25%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 4 - 7 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Finland 4 (100%) - 7 (100%) -
Total 4 - 7 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 2 (50%) - 4 (57%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (50%) - 2 (29%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (14%) -
Total 4 - 7 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 1 (50%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (50%) -
Total 2 -

M&A Connections

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

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