Rcapital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Rcapital Partners has acquired 2 companies.

Rcapital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are business services (21%) and retail (17%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (38%) and growth capital (25%). In total, Rcapital Partners has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired Microbus for $8M.

In the last 3 years, Rcapital Partners has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (43%). Rcapital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold The Rolling Luggage Company for $24M.

Join Mergr to view Rcapital Partners’ full profile and discover more small private equity firms just like it.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity31
    • M&A Buy Activity24
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 15
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 1

Rcapital Partners LLP

24 Old Bond Street, 5th Floor,
Mayfair, W1S 4AW
United Kingdom
+44 0845 293 9888
www.rcapital.co.uk
info@rcapital.co.uk

RCapital Partners LLP is a specialist private investment firms that targets turnaround and growth capital investments opportunities in a variety of industries. RCapital will consider companies across the UK and Europe and looks to commit £500,000 - £20 million in businesses generating sales of £5 - £100 million. RCapital Partners LLP was formed in 2004 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Education, Electronics, Engineering, Financial Services, Food, Furniture, Information Technology, Leisure, Real Estate, Retail, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Growth Capital, Special Situations/Distressed

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 5 200
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 0 20
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 20 1 2 1 - - 24
vol $8M $8M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 4 2 - - 1 - 7
vol $30M $10M $40M
  31

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Cash Generator Ltd. 2019-03-13 - Unknown
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.cashgenerator.co.uk
Havelock Europa 2018-07-04 - Divestiture
Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom · www.havelockeuropa.com
Cash Generator Ltd. 2017-09-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.cashgenerator.co.uk
Cluttons LLP 2017-05-05 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.cluttons.com
Summit Media Ltd. 2016-09-15 - Add-on Acquisition
East Yorkshire, United Kingdom · www.summit.co.uk
Independent Inspections Ltd. (The Independent Group) 2016-04-20 - Secondary Buyout
Preston, United Kingdom · www.independent-inspections.co.uk
Twogether Creative Ltd. 2016-04-01 10M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Marlow, United Kingdom · www.wearetwogether.com
Hotelcare 2015-08-21 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.hotelcare.co.uk
Summit Media Ltd. 2015-08-19 - Growth Capital
East Yorkshire, United Kingdom · www.summit.co.uk
The Rolling Luggage Company Ltd. 2015-02-19 24M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Brentford, United Kingdom · www.rollingluggage.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 4 (24%) - 5 (21%) -
Retail 1 (6%) - 4 (17%) -
Financial Services 2 (12%) - 2 (8%) -
Food 1 (6%) - 2 (8%) -
Information Technology 1 (6%) 8M (100%) 1 (4%) 8M (100%)
Building Materials 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Construction 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Services 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Digital Media - - 1 (4%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Insurance 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Leisure 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Machinery 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Media - - 1 (4%) -
Real Estate 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 17 $8M 24 $8M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 16 (94%) 8M (100%) 23 (96%) 8M (100%)
Australia 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 16 (94%) 8M (100%) 23 (96%) 8M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 17 $8M 24 $8M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (29%) 8M (100%) 9 (38%) 8M (100%)
Growth Capital 5 (29%) - 6 (25%) -
Special Situations/Distressed 4 (24%) - 6 (25%) -
Divestiture 2 (12%) - 2 (8%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 17 $8M 24 $8M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (43%) 34M (86%)
Trade Sale 2 (29%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (14%) 5M (14%)
Unknown 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $40M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Eversheds LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $8M
TOTAL $8M
Largest Microbus Ltd
$8M (2006-11-22)
sell # Total
< $100M 3 $40M
TOTAL $40M
Largest The Rolling Luggage Company Ltd.
$24M (2015-02-19)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
33%
1 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
2 67%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
25%
1 25%
Strategic(s)
75%
3 75%

 Subscribe to unlock this and 153,104
investor and company profiles

Sign-up today to get full access

  • check  Unlimited Searches
  • check  Unlimited Profile Views
  • check  Build and Export Lists of
    • PE Backed Companies
    • Direct Investors & Acquirers
    • Advisors
    • Deals
    • & More

What's Mergr?

We built Mergr to save people the arduous and time-consuming process of tracking when companies are bought, sold, and who currently owns them.

Every day, new opportunities emerge around M&A and we help professionals of all types comb through transactions, investors, and corporate acquirers via an easy-to-use web database that is accessible to anyone.

Try us for 1 week free today!

Mergr, the Easiest-to-Use PE and M&A DB


Key Benefits

  • Stay informed on events in your industry
  • M&A research that takes seconds (not all afternoon)
  • Better understand your customers and prospects
  • Discover active buyers (or sellers)
Search
  • 3.9K Private Equity Firms
  • 141K M&A Transactions
  • 149K Companies Involved in M&A
    (Buyer, Seller, or Target)
  • 3.1K M&A Advisors
    (Investment Banks and Law Firms)
  • 42K M&A Contacts
    (PE and M&A Advisors)

Ready to try?

Join FREE for 1 Week

No obligation. Cancel anytime.