Prime Ventures Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Venture Capital Firm Profile

Prime Ventures’ most common sectors for investment areinternet software and services (49%) and software (25%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (58%) and growth capital (22%). In total, Prime Ventures has invested in 4 US states and 7 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Prime Ventures has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (79%). Prime Ventures’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold Mendix for $730M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity52
    • M&A Buy Activity33
    • M&A Sell Activity19
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 22

Prime Ventures (VC)

Museumplein 5A,
Amsterdam, 1071 DJ
Netherlands
+31 20 20 508 20
www.primeventures.com
info@primeventures.com

Prime Ventures is a venture capital and growth equity firm focusing on investing in European companies in the technology and related industries. Prime is based in Amsterdam with an additional office in Cambridge.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Digital Media, E-Commerce, Gaming, Information Services, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Internet Software and Services, Real Estate, Retail, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Divestiture, Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase, Venture

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Nordic

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 25
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 31 2 - - - - 33
Sell (0.4/yr) # 17 - - 2 - - 19
vol $767M $767M
  52

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
AIMotive 2022-12-06 - Trade Sale
Budapest, Hungary · www.aimotive.com
Bright Computing, Inc. 2022-01-10 - Trade Sale
San Jose, California · www.brightcomputing.com
TerraPay Holdings Ltd. 2020-03-03 - Stake Purchase
London, United Kingdom · www.terrapay.com
CybelAngel 2020-02-12 - Venture
Paris, France · www.cybelangel.com
Leavy.co 2019-11-26 - Venture
Paris, France · www.leavy.co
Blueground Co. 2019-10-23 - Venture
New York, New York · www.theblueground.com
Holidu GmbH 2019-09-18 - Venture
Munich, Germany · www.holidu.com
Meero 2019-06-19 - Growth Capital
Paris, France · www.meero.com
SaaSplaza B.V. 2018-11-20 - Trade Sale
Badhoevedorp, Netherlands · www.saasplaza.com
Greetz B.V 2018-08-21 - Trade Sale
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.greetz.info
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 7 (64%) - 16 (48%) -
Software 1 (9%) - 8 (24%) -
Information Technology 2 (18%) - 4 (12%) -
Gaming - - 1 (3%) -
Information Services - - 1 (3%) -
Real Estate 1 (9%) - 1 (3%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (3%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (3%) -
Total 11 - 33 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Netherlands 2 (18%) - 17 (52%) -
United States 2 (18%) - 5 (15%) -
  California - - 2 (6%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (9%) - 1 (3%) -
  New York 1 (9%) - 1 (3%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (3%) -
United Kingdom 3 (27%) - 4 (12%) -
France 3 (27%) - 3 (9%) -
Germany 1 (9%) - 2 (6%) -
Finland - - 1 (3%) -
Hungary - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 2 (18%) - 17 (52%) -
Cross-border 9 (82%) - 16 (48%) -
Total 11 - 33 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 8 (73%) - 19 (58%) -
Growth Capital 2 (18%) - 7 (21%) -
Divestiture - - 3 (9%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 2 (6%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (3%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (9%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 11 - 33 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 8 (42%) 767M (100%)
Trade Sale 8 (42%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (11%) -
IPO 1 (5%) -
Total 19 $767M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $730M
< $100M 1 $37M
TOTAL $767M
Largest Mendix, Inc.
$730M (2018-08-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
3%
1 (3%)
Strategic(s)
12%
4 (12%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
11%
2 (11%)
Strategic(s)
79%
15 (79%)

FAQ

When was Prime Ventures (VC) founded?

Prime Ventures (VC) was founded in 1999.

What type of investor is Prime Ventures (VC)?

Prime Ventures (VC) is a venture capital firm.

Where is Prime Ventures (VC) headquartered?

Prime Ventures (VC) is headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

How much capital does Prime Ventures (VC) have under management?

Prime Ventures (VC) has 750M EUR under management.

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