Qualitas Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

Qualitas Equity’s most common sectors for investment arebuilding materials (20%) and renewable energy (20%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (40%) and growth capital (40%). Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2004 when it acquired Azuvi S.A. for $47M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (40%). Qualitas Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2010 when it sold Tuenti Technologies SLU for $35M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 1

Qualitas Equity

Calle de Velázquez 31, 2nd Floor,
Madrid, 28001
Spain
+34 914 360 460
www.qualitasequity.com
info@qualitasequity.com

Qualitas Equity is a private equity firm that seeks investments in middle-market Spanish and Portuguese companies. Qualitas seeks control investments in marketing, food, manufacturing, and service based businesses. Qualitas looks to invest in buyout and growth capital transactions requiring €4 to €15 million of equity capital. The Firm's investment horizon is three to seven years. Qualitas Equity was formed in 2003 and is based in Madrid.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Consumer Services, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Food, Forest Products, Internet Software and Services, Manufacturing, Marketing, Metals/Mining

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Growth Capital, Recapitalization

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 5 -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 4 15
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $68M $68M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $35M $35M
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Instituto de Medicina Genomica S.L. 2017-03-24 - Growth Capital
Valencia, Spain · www.imegen.es
NCLAVE 2017-03-01 - Consolidation
Madrid, Spain · www.nclavegroup.com
Salupro S.L. 2016-07-11 - Growth Capital
Madrid, Spain · www.salupro.com
Fotowatio Renewable Ventures S.L.U 2015-04-09 - Trade Sale
Madrid, Spain · www.frv.com
Grupo Garnica Plywood S.A. 2014-04-09 - Stake Sale
Logrono, Spain · www.garnicaplywood.com
Befesa Medio Ambiente S.A. 2011-11-02 - Trade Sale
Seville, Spain · www.befesa.es
Tuenti Technologies SLU 2010-10-13 35M USD Trade Sale
Madrid, Spain · www.tuenti.com
Bellsolà S.A.U. 2010-05-21 - Unknown
Aiguaviva, Spain · www.bellsola.com
Tuenti Technologies SLU 2008-09-17 21M EUR Growth Capital
Madrid, Spain · www.tuenti.com
Befesa Medio Ambiente S.A. 2007-08-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Seville, Spain · www.befesa.es
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Building Materials - - 2 (20%) 47M (69%)
Renewable Energy 1 (33%) - 2 (20%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (10%) 21M (31%)
E-Commerce 1 (33%) - 1 (10%) -
Environmental - - 1 (10%) -
Food - - 1 (10%) -
Forest Products - - 1 (10%) -
Life Science 1 (33%) - 1 (10%) -
Total 3 - 10 $68M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Spain 3 (100%) - 10 (100%) 68M (100%)
Total 3 - 10 $68M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 4 (40%) 47M (69%)
Growth Capital 2 (67%) - 4 (40%) 21M (31%)
Consolidation 1 (33%) - 1 (10%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (10%) -
Total 3 - 10 $68M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (40%) 35M (100%)
Stake Sale 1 (20%) -
Trade Sale 1 (20%) -
Unknown 1 (20%) -
Total 5 $35M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lazard Ltd.
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $68M
TOTAL $68M
Largest Azuvi S.A.
$47M (2004-04-01)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $35M
TOTAL $35M
Largest Tuenti Technologies SLU
$35M (2010-10-13)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Strategic(s)
40%
2 (40%)

FAQ

When was Qualitas Equity founded?

Qualitas Equity was founded in 2003.

What type of investor is Qualitas Equity?

Qualitas Equity is an asset manager.

Where is Qualitas Equity headquartered?

Qualitas Equity is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

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