Reiten & Co Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Reiten & Co has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 2 others.

Reiten & Co’s most common sectors for investment are information technology (15%) and business services (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (68%) and stake purchase (25%). In total, Reiten & Co has invested in 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2009 when it acquired Basefarm AS for $31M.

In the last 3 years, Reiten & Co has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (59%). Reiten & Co’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2005 when it sold Heimstaden i Malmö AB for $225M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity45
    • M&A Buy Activity28
    • M&A Sell Activity17
  • Total Sectors Invested 18
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12

Reiten & Co

Haakon VIIs gt. 1, 7th floor,
Oslo, 0161
Norway
+47 23 11 37 00
www.reitenco.no
post@reitenco.no

Reiten & Co is a Norwegian private equity firm that targets control investments in middle-market Scandinavian companies. Reiten looks for businesses with strong management, solid cashflow, and operating in a growing industry. The Firm's target investment size is €10 to €40 million per transaction. Reiten was formed in 1992 and began investing in 1996. The Firm is based in Oslo.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Medical Products, Oil/Gas Exploration, Real Estate, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Staffing, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 40
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 25 - 1 1 1 - 28
vol $42M $42M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 14 - 1 1 1 - 17
vol $338M $338M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Malthus Uniteam AS 2019-12-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Sandnes, Norway · www.malthusuniteam.com
Observe Medical ASA 2019-11-04 - PIPE
Oslo, Norway · www.observemedical.com
Navamedic ASA 2018-11-21 - Stake Purchase
Oslo, Norway · www.navamedic.com
Relokator 2018-08-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Oslo, Norway · www.relokator.no
Webstep AS 2017-09-26 - IPO
Oslo, Norway · www.webstep.com
VoW ASA 2017-05-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Lysaker, Norway · www.vowasa.com
Relokator 2015-05-22 - Stake Purchase
Oslo, Norway · www.relokator.no
NEAS ASA 2015-04-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Lysaker, Norway · www.neas.no
Blueway AS 2014-12-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Oslo, Norway · www.blueway.no
Zalaris ASA 2014-06-05 - IPO
Oslo, Norway · www.zalaris.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
VoW ASA 2017-05-08 ETIA Ecotechnologies SAS 2019-08-28 1
Lysaker, Norway · www.vowasa.com Compiègne cedex, France · www.etia-group.com
Brubakken Truckservice AS 2008-04-17 Malthus - Lift and Machine Division 2012-04-20 2
Porsgrunn, Norway · www.brubakken.no Gavle, Sweden
Brubakken Truckservice AS 2008-04-17 Elektro-Maskin AS 2011-09-15 1
Porsgrunn, Norway · www.brubakken.no Sandnes, Norway · www.elektromaskin.no

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology - - 4 (14%) 31M (73%)
Business Services - - 3 (11%) -
Machinery 1 (13%) - 3 (11%) -
Building Materials 1 (13%) - 2 (7%) -
Environmental 1 (13%) - 2 (7%) -
Staffing 1 (13%) - 2 (7%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (4%) 11M (27%)
Aerospace - - 1 (4%) -
Communications - - 1 (4%) -
Food 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (4%) -
Insurance - - 1 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Life Science 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Marine - - 1 (4%) -
Medical Products 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (4%) -
Retail - - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 - 28 $42M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Norway 8 (100%) - 24 (86%) 42M (100%)
Sweden - - 3 (11%) -
Denmark - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 8 (100%) - 24 (86%) 42M (100%)
Cross-border - - 4 (14%) -
Total 8 - 28 $42M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (50%) - 19 (68%) 11M (27%)
Stake Purchase 3 (38%) - 7 (25%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (4%) 31M (73%)
PIPE 1 (13%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 8 - 28 $42M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 10 (59%) 338M (100%)
IPO 4 (24%) -
Secondary Sale 3 (18%) -
Total 17 $338M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $42M
TOTAL $42M
Largest Basefarm AS
$31M (2009-11-27)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $338M
TOTAL $338M
Largest Heimstaden i Malmö AB
$225M (2005-09-27)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
23%
3 23%
Strategic(s)
77%
10 77%

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