ProA Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, ProA Capital has acquired 5 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

ProA Capital’s most common sectors for investment are food (17%) and healthcare services (17%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (78%) and growth capital (12%). In total, ProA Capital has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2019 when it acquired Comercial Gallo S.A.U. for $225M.

In the last 3 years, ProA Capital has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (50%). ProA Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold Grupo Vips Sigla SA for $563M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity26
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 1

ProA Capital

Calle Fortuny 5 – 2º B,
Madrid, 28010
Spain
+34 913 911 309
www.proacapital.com
info@proacapital.com

ProA Capital is a private equity group firm that invests companies located in Spain. The firm focuses on unlisted medium-sized market companies between €30 and €500 million of company value. Types of transactions include MBO, MBI, SBO, LBO, build-up, Growth capital. The firms invest up to €100 million per operation, with the additional capacity of our co-investors. ProA Capital was formed in 2007 and raised its first fund in 2008. The Firm is based in Madrid.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Agriculture, Business Services, Consumer Products, Energy Services and Equipment, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Life Science, Medical Products, Restaurants, Technology Hardware, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 30 500
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 9 3 1 2 2 1 18
vol $36M $45M $135M $225M $442M
Sell (1.0/yr) # 3 - - 3 2 - 8
vol $322M $563M $886M
  26

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Solitium SL 2020-02-26 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Zaragoza, Spain · www.solitium.es
Health Transportation Group (HTGroup) 2019-09-19 - Secondary Buyout
Coslada, Spain · www.htgroup.es
Rotor Componentes Technologicos SL 2019-09-19 - Secondary Buyout
Madrid, Spain · www.rotorbike.com
Implant Protesis Dental 2004 S.L. (ipd) 2019-07-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Barcelona, Spain · www.ipd2004.com
Comercial Gallo S.A.U. 2019-07-05 225M EUR Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Barcelona, Spain · www.pastasgallo.es
Grupo Vips Sigla SA 2018-10-31 563M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.grupovips.com
Saba Infraestructuras S.A. 2018-07-31 - Stake Purchase
Barcelona, Spain · www.saba.es
Neoelectra Group 2018-07-11 135M EUR Secondary Buyout
Sant Just Desvern, Spain · www.neoelectra.es
Suanfarma S.A. 2018-06-04 - Secondary Buyout
Alcobendas, Spain · www.suanfarma.com
Mecanizaciones Aeronauticas S.A. 2018-04-12 - Stake Purchase
La Rioja, Spain · www.masa.aero
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Food 2 (22%) 270M (61%) 3 (17%) 270M (61%)
Healthcare Services - - 3 (17%) -
Life Science 1 (11%) - 2 (11%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (11%) 135M (31%) 1 (6%) 135M (31%)
Information Technology 1 (11%) 36M (8%) 1 (6%) 36M (8%)
Aerospace 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Agriculture 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Business Services - - 1 (6%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (6%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (6%) -
Medical Products 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (6%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 9 $442M 18 $442M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Spain 9 (100%) 442M (100%) 17 (94%) 442M (100%)
Italy - - 1 (6%) -
Domestic 9 (100%) 442M (100%) 17 (94%) 442M (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (6%) -
Total 9 $442M 18 $442M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (78%) 307M (69%) 14 (78%) 307M (69%)
Growth Capital - - 2 (11%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (11%) 135M (31%) 1 (6%) 135M (31%)
Stake Purchase 1 (11%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 9 $442M 18 $442M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (50%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (38%) 725M (100%)
Stake Sale 1 (13%) -
Total 8 $725M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Arcano Asesores Financieros, S.L.
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $361M
< $100M 2 $81M
TOTAL $442M
Largest Comercial Gallo S.A.U.
$225M (2019-07-05)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $886M
TOTAL $886M
Largest Grupo Vips Sigla SA
$563M (2018-10-31)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
50%
4 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
4 50%

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