Propel Investments Pty Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Profile

Propel Investments Pty’s most common sectors for investment areconsumer services (34%) and retail (17%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (75%) and divestiture (9%). In total, Propel Investments Pty has invested in 1 US state and 3 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). Propel Investments Pty’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold Landis+Gyr AG for $2.3B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity24
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity12
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 1

Propel Investments Pty Ltd.

Suite 4, Jones Bay Wharf , 26-32 Pirrama Road,
Pyrmont, NSW 2000
Australia
+612 8514 8600
www.propelinvestments.com.au
akurti@propelinvestments.com.au

Propel investments is middle-market private equity firm focused on buyout, buy-in, and expansion investments in Australia and New Zealand. Propel looks to invest AU$20 to $80 million in established businesses valued between AU$50 to AU$250 million. Target industries include business services, financial services, retail/wholesale, bulk storage facilities, consumer products, and healthcare. Propel Investments was formed in 2007 and is based in Sydney.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Engineering, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Life Science, Retail, Test/Measurement Equipment

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

Geographic Preferences: Australia/New Zealand

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 20 80
Enterprise Value 50 249
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 12 - - - - - 12
Sell (0.0/yr) # 12 - - - - - 12
vol $2.4B $2.4B
  24

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Baycorp (Aust) Pty Ltd. 2015-09-28 - Trade Sale
Parramatta, Australia · www.baycorp.com.au
PAS Group Pty Ltd. 2014-06-16 - IPO
Richmond, Australia · www.thepasgroup.com.au
Invocare Ltd. 2012-06-01 - Stake Sale
North Sydney, Australia · www.invocare.com.au
Marstel Terminals Ltd 2011-10-01 - Trade Sale
Auckland City, New Zealand · www.marstel.com.au
Bledisloe Holdings Pty Ltd 2011-06-15 114M USD Trade Sale
Brisbane, Australia · www.bledisloe.com.au
Landis+Gyr AG 2011-05-19 2.3B USD Trade Sale
Zug, Switzerland · www.landisgyr.com
Invocare Ltd. 2010-11-19 - PIPE
North Sydney, Australia · www.invocare.com.au
Hudson Building Supplies Pty Ltd. 2010-11-01 - Trade Sale
Rouse Hill, Australia · www.hudson.com.au
International Car Wash Group 2010-01-31 - Bankruptcy
Centennial, Colorado · www.iwcg.com
MediHerb Pty Ltd 2008-04-01 - Trade Sale
Eight Mile Plains, Australia · www.mediherb.com.au
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Services - - 4 (33%) -
Financial Services - - 2 (17%) -
Retail - - 2 (17%) -
Business Services - - 1 (8%) -
Engineering - - 1 (8%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (8%) -
Life Science - - 1 (8%) -
Total - - 12 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Australia - - 10 (83%) -
United States - - 1 (8%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (8%) -
New Zealand - - 1 (8%) -
Domestic - - 10 (83%) -
Cross-border - - 2 (17%) -
Total - - 12 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 9 (75%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (8%) -
PIPE - - 1 (8%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (8%) -
Total - - 12 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 5 (42%) 2.4B (100%)
Secondary Sale 2 (17%) -
Trade Sale 2 (17%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (8%) -
IPO 1 (8%) -
Stake Sale 1 (8%) -
Total 12 $2.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Greenstone Partners Pty Ltd.
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.3B
$100M to $1B 1 $114M
TOTAL $2.4B
Largest Landis+Gyr AG
$2.3B (2011-05-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
1 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
17%
2 (17%)
Strategic(s)
50%
6 (50%)

FAQ

When was Propel Investments Pty Ltd. founded?

Propel Investments Pty Ltd. was founded in 2007.

Where is Propel Investments Pty Ltd. headquartered?

Propel Investments Pty Ltd. is headquartered in Pyrmont, Australia.

How much capital does Propel Investments Pty Ltd. have under management?

Propel Investments Pty Ltd. has 447M USD under management.

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