PRA Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Financial ServicesCompany

PRA Group has acquired 10 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

PRA Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Aktiv Kapital AS for $880M. PRA Group has acquired in 5 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (60%) and financial services (30%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 2

PRA Group

PRA Group, Inc.

120 Corporate Boulevard,
Norfolk, Virginia 23502
United States,
(888) 772-7326
www.pragroup.com

PRA Group is a financial services company. PRA's primary business focuses upon the acquisition, collection, and processing of both unpaid and normal-course accounts receivable originally owed to credit grantors, governments, retailers and others. The accounts PRA acquires are the unpaid obligations of individuals owed to credit grantors, which primarily include banks, and other types of consumer, retail, and auto finance companies. The Company also provides fee-based services, including contingent collections of defaulted finance receivables in Europe, vehicle location, skip tracing and collateral recovery services for auto lenders, governments and law enforcement via PRA Location Services, LLC, revenue administration, audit and debt discovery/recovery services for local government entities through PRA Government Services, LLC and MuniServices, LLC and class action claims recovery services and related payment processing via Claims Compensation Bureau, LLC. PRA Group was formed in 1996 and is based in Norfolk, Virginia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 9 - 1 - - - 10
vol $1.1B $1.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Resurgent Capital Services - Canadian Business 2019-03-04 - Divestiture
, Ontario
MuniServices LLC 2017-01-26 - Divestiture
Fresno, California · www.muniservices.com
eGov Systems LLC 2017-01-26 - Divestiture
Baton Rouge, Louisiana · www.egovsystems.com
Broussard Partners & Associates, Inc. 2017-01-26 - Divestiture
Houston, Texas · www.broussardpa.com
Avenu Insights & Analytics 2017-01-24 - Divestiture
Centreville, Virginia · www.avenuinsights.com
eGov Systems LLC 2016-07-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Baton Rouge, Louisiana · www.egovsystems.com
DTP S.A. 2016-04-27 46M PLN Add-on Acquisition
Warsaw, Poland · www.dtpartners.pl
Aktiv Kapital AS 2014-07-16 880M USD Add-on Acquisition
Oslo, Norway · www.aktivkapital.com
PCM's IVA Master Servicing Platform 2014-02-04 - Add-on Acquisition
, United Kingdom
Mackenzie Hall Holdings Ltd. 2013-01-22 52M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.mackenziehallgroup.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 6 (60%) 191M (17%) 3 (75%) -
Financial Services 3 (30%) 926M (83%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (10%) - 1 (25%) -
Total 10 $1.1B 4 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 140M 4 -
  Texas 1 - 1 -
  Louisiana 1 - 1 -
  California 1 25M 1 -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Virginia - - 1 -
United Kingdom 2 52M - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Norway 1 880M - -
Poland 1 46M - -
Domestic 5 (50%) 140M (13%) 4 (100%) -
Cross-border 5 (50%) 978M (87%) - -
Total 10 $1.1B 4 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lazard Middle Market
3
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $995M
< $100M 3 $123M
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest Aktiv Kapital AS
$880M (2014-07-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
10%
1 (10%)
Strategic(s)
20%
2 (20%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
75%
3 (75%)

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