M&A Deal Summary

Quadrant Private Equity Acquires QMS Media

On October 29, 2019, private equity firm Quadrant Private Equity acquired marketing company QMS Media

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Quadrant Private Equity’s 3rd transaction in the Marketing sector.
  • This is Quadrant Private Equity’s 30th transaction in Australia.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2019-10-29
Target QMS Media
Sector Marketing
Buyer(s) Quadrant Private Equity
Deal Type Going Private

Target

QMS Media

Melbourne, Australia
website
QMS Media is a major outdoor advertising media companies, with high quality and growing portfolio of premium long tenure, high yield assets including large format digital and static billboards and street furniture. QMS has a strong presence in the Australian market and is well placed to leverage growth across the Asia Pacific region through its retail, transit, and airport sites in Indonesia and New Zealand. QMS Media was founded in 2014 and is based in Melbourne, Australia.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Quadrant Private Equity

Sydney, Australia

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1996
PE ASSETS 7.0B AUD
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Quadrant Private Equity is a generalist Australian private equity firm focused on management buyouts, buy-ins, and growth capital investments in a broad range of industries. Quadrant prefers profitable businesses and looks to commit AU$70 to AU$150 million per transaction. The Firm will not consider investments in mineral exploration or primary agriculture. Quadrant Private Equity is based in Sydney.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 34 of 41
Sector (Marketing) 3 of 3
Type (Going Private) 1 of 1
Country (Australia) 30 of 36
Year (2019) 2 of 2
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DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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