Quadrant Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Quadrant Private Equity has acquired 1 company.

Quadrant Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are retail (25%) and healthcare services (14%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (52%) and stake purchase (18%). In total, Quadrant Private Equity has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2015 when it acquired V.I.P. Petfoods Pty. for $314M.

In the last 3 years, Quadrant Private Equity has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (36%). Quadrant Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold APN Outdoor Group for $796M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity39
    • M&A Buy Activity25
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 17
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 6

Quadrant Private Equity

Level 30,126 Phillip Street,
Sydney, 02000
Australia
+61 (0)2 9221 3044
www.quadrantpe.com.au
quadrant@quadrantpe.com.au

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.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Marketing, Media, Metals/Mining, Publishing, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Staffing

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

Geographic Preferences: Australia/New Zealand

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 70 150
Enterprise Value 100 500
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 23 1 - - - 1 25
vol $871M $71M $35M $977M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 13 - - 1 - - 14
vol $133M $796M $929M
  39

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Arq Group Ltd. - Arq Enterprise 2020-02-11 35M USD Divestiture
Sydney, Australia
APN Outdoor Group Ltd. 2018-06-26 796M AUD Add-on Acquisition
Pyrmont, Australia · www.apnoutdoor.com.au
Jetts Fitness Pty Ltd. 2016-09-19 71M AUD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Mooloolaba, Australia · www.jetts.com.au
V.I.P. Petfoods (Aust.) Pty. Ltd. 2015-06-01 314M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Ormeau, Australia · www.vippetfoods.com.au
Estia Health Ltd. 2014-11-25 - IPO
Sydney, Australia · www.estiahealth.com.au
APN Outdoor Group Ltd. 2014-11-01 - PIPE
Pyrmont, Australia · www.apnoutdoor.com.au
Canberra Data Centres Pty Ltd. 2014-09-23 - Stake Purchase
Jerrabomberra, Australia · www.canberradatacentres.com.au
iSentia Group Ltd. 2014-06-05 - PIPE
Strawberry Hills, Australia · www.isentia.com
Icon Cancer Care Group 2014-05-01 40M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Milton, Australia · www.iconcancercare.com.au
Bapcor Ltd. 2014-04-01 - PIPE
Preston, Australia · www.bapcor.com.au
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail 4 (33%) - 7 (24%) 110M (11%)
Healthcare Services 1 (8%) 40M (9%) 4 (14%) 190M (19%)
Business Services - - 2 (7%) 64M (7%)
Media 1 (8%) - 2 (7%) 38M (4%)
Marketing - - 2 (7%) -
Food 1 (8%) 314M (68%) 1 (3%) 314M (32%)
Consumer Services 1 (8%) 71M (15%) 1 (3%) 71M (7%)
Restaurants - - 1 (3%) 64M (7%)
Building Materials - - 1 (3%) 37M (4%)
Information Technology 1 (8%) 35M (8%) 1 (3%) 35M (4%)
Software - - 1 (3%) 27M (3%)
Financial Services - - 1 (3%) 26M (3%)
Automotive - - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Products 1 (8%) - 1 (3%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (8%) - 1 (3%) -
Leisure - - 1 (3%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (8%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 12 $460M 29 $977M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Australia 12 (100%) 460M (100%) 25 (86%) 855M (88%)
New Zealand - - 4 (14%) 122M (12%)
Domestic 12 (100%) 460M (100%) 25 (86%) 855M (88%)
Cross-border - - 4 (14%) 122M (12%)
Total 12 $460M 29 $977M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (33%) 425M (92%) 15 (52%) 916M (94%)
Stake Purchase 5 (42%) - 5 (17%) -
Growth Capital - - 4 (14%) 26M (3%)
PIPE 2 (17%) - 4 (14%) -
Divestiture 1 (8%) 35M (8%) 1 (3%) 35M (4%)
Total 12 $460M 29 $977M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 7 (50%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (21%) 874M (94%)
Trade Sale 2 (14%) 55M (6%)
Secondary Sale 2 (14%) -
Total 14 $929M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
2
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors LLC
2
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
Gilbert + Tobin
4
King & Wood Mallesons
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $314M
< $100M 14 $663M
TOTAL $977M
Largest V.I.P. Petfoods (Aust.) Pty. Ltd.
$314M (2015-06-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $796M
< $100M 2 $133M
TOTAL $929M
Largest APN Outdoor Group Ltd.
$796M (2018-06-26)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
17%
1 17%
Strategic(s)
83%
5 83%

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