Potentia Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

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

Potentia Capital’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (34%) and software (34%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (67%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (34%).

In the last 3 years, Potentia Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%). Potentia Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2022 when it sold Micromine Pty for $640M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 5

Potentia Capital

Suite 38.01 – Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place,
Sydney, NSW 2000
Australia
+61 2 9366 6612
www.potentiacap.com


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Education, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: Australia/New Zealand

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # - - 2 - 3 1 6
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - - 1 1
vol $640M $640M
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Micromine Pty Ltd 2022-07-27 640M AUD Add-on Acquisition
Perth, Australia · www.micromine.com
EstimateOne Pty Ltd. 2022-01-27 - Growth Capital
Richmond, Australia · www.estimateone.com
SuperChoice Services Pty Ltd. 2021-08-31 - Growth Capital
Sydney, Australia · www.superchoiceservices.com
NewBook Pty Ltd. 2021-04-06 - Growth Capital
Queensland, Australia · www.newbook.cloud
Commerce Vision Pty Ltd. 2021-03-01 - Growth Capital
Brisbane, Australia · www.commercevision.com.au
Education Horizons Pty Ltd. 2019-08-26 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hawthorn, Australia · www.educationhorizons.com
PC-Eftpos Pty Ltd. 2019-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sydney, Australia · www.linkly.com.au
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 2 (33%) - 2 (33%) -
Software 2 (33%) - 2 (33%) -
Business Services 1 (17%) - 1 (17%) -
Education 1 (17%) - 1 (17%) -
Total 6 - 6 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Australia 6 (100%) - 6 (100%) -
Total 6 - 6 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 4 (67%) - 4 (67%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (33%) - 2 (33%) -
Total 6 - 6 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (100%) 640M (100%)
Total 1 $640M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors LLC
1
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Johnson Winter & Slattery
2
Herbert Smith Freehills
1
Ernst & Young - Law
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $640M
TOTAL $640M
Largest Micromine Pty Ltd
$640M (2022-07-27)

M&A Connections

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

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