Priveq Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Priveq has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 1 other.

Priveq’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (12%) and medical products (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (35%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (31%). In total, Priveq has invested in 1 US state and 5 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2001 when it acquired CC Systems AB for $8M.

In the last 3 years, Priveq has exited 9 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (39%). Priveq’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2009 when it sold Swedish Orphan International for $414M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity74
    • M&A Buy Activity43
    • M&A Sell Activity31
  • Total Sectors Invested 25
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 16
  • M&A Advisors 2

Priveq

P.O. Box 5295,
Stockholm, 102 46
Sweden
+46 (0)8-459 67 60
www.priveq.se
info@priveq.se

Priveq is a private equity firm that invests in privately owned, small and medium-sized Scandinavian companies. Priveq targets profitable businesses with strong market positions and growth potential. The Firm looks to invest SEK 5 – 200 million in companies with sales typically greater than SEK 100 million. Priveq generally seeks equity between 30 and 70 percent in portfolio companies. The Firm will invest in a wide range of industries, but avoids real estate. Prospective transaction types include MBOs and growth capital financings. Priveq Investment was formerly known as Skandia Investment AB. The Firm was formed in 1983 and is based in Stockholm.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Construction, Consumer Services, Digital Media, E-Commerce, Education, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Engineering, Environmental, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Packaging, Retail, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: Nordic

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 100 1,000
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 200
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of SEK

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 39 2 1 - 1 - 43
vol $8M $8M
Sell (2.0/yr) # 21 1 4 2 3 - 31
vol $956M $956M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Metenova AB 2023-09-26 - Trade Sale
Mölndal, Sweden · www.metenova.com
Abion AB 2023-08-31 - Secondary Sale
Mölnlycke, Sweden · www.portsgroup.com
FrostPharma AB 2023-06-16 - Growth Capital
Danderyd, Denmark · www.frostpharma.se
Ljung & Sjoberg AB 2023-05-24 - Secondary Sale
Stockholm, Sweden · www.ljungsjoberg.se
CSAM Health AS 2022-12-01 - Unknown
Oslo, Norway · www.csamhealth.com
Pilot Flight Academy AS 2022-12-01 - Unknown
Sandefjord, Norway · www.pilotflightacademy.com
Scanmast AB 2021-06-22 - Trade Sale
Mora, Sweden · www.scanmast.com
ILT Inlasningstjanst AB 2021-06-16 - Secondary Sale
Stockholm, Sweden · www.inlasningstjanst.se
Omegapoint Group AB 2021-05-11 - Secondary Sale
Stockholm, Sweden · www.omegapoint.se
Nordic Room Improvement Holding AB 2021-01-31 - Unknown
Molndal, Sweden · www.nrigroup.se
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 2 (17%) - 5 (12%) -
Healthcare Services - - 4 (9%) -
Medical Products 2 (17%) - 4 (9%) -
Software 2 (17%) - 4 (9%) -
Manufacturing - - 3 (7%) 8M (100%)
Consumer Products - - 2 (5%) -
E-Commerce 2 (17%) - 2 (5%) -
Information Technology - - 2 (5%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (2%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (2%) -
Construction - - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Services 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Digital Media 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Distribution - - 1 (2%) -
Education - - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Electronics - - 1 (2%) -
Engineering - - 1 (2%) -
Environmental - - 1 (2%) -
Infrastructure - - 1 (2%) -
Machinery - - 1 (2%) -
Marketing - - 1 (2%) -
Media 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Packaging 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Retail - - 1 (2%) -
Total 12 - 43 $8M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Sweden 9 (75%) - 37 (86%) 8M (100%)
Denmark 2 (17%) - 2 (5%) -
Norway - - 2 (5%) -
United States 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
  Delaware 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Finland - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 9 (75%) - 37 (86%) 8M (100%)
Cross-border 3 (25%) - 6 (14%) -
Total 12 - 43 $8M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 6 (50%) - 15 (35%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (17%) - 13 (30%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (17%) - 8 (19%) 8M (100%)
Divestiture 1 (8%) - 3 (7%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 2 (5%) -
Add-on Acquisition 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Venture - - 1 (2%) -
Total 12 - 43 $8M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 10 (32%) 233M (24%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 8 (26%) 723M (76%)
Unknown 6 (19%) -
Trade Sale 5 (16%) -
IPO 2 (6%) -
Total 31 $956M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Bird & Bird
1
Advokatfirman Cederquist KB
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $8M
TOTAL $8M
Largest CC Systems AB
$8M (2001-05-15)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $861M
< $100M 1 $96M
TOTAL $956M
Largest Swedish Orphan International
$414M (2009-11-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
12%
5 (12%)
Strategic(s)
7%
3 (7%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
32%
10 (32%)
Strategic(s)
39%
12 (39%)

FAQ

When was Priveq founded?

Priveq was founded in 1983.

What type of investor is Priveq?

Priveq is a private equity firm.

Where is Priveq headquartered?

Priveq is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

How much capital does Priveq have under management?

Priveq has 6.3B SEK under management.

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