Rivean Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Rivean Capital has acquired 6 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

Rivean Capital’s most common sectors for investment arefood (14%) and manufacturing (14%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (39%) and secondary buyout (28%). In total, Rivean Capital has invested in 1 US state and 12 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2015 when it acquired TenCate Protective Fabrics Americas for $761M.

In the last 3 years, Rivean Capital has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (53%). Rivean Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2022 when it sold Muon B.V. for $789M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity114
    • M&A Buy Activity72
    • M&A Sell Activity42
  • Total Sectors Invested 28
  • Total Countries Invested 12
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 32
  • M&A Advisors 13

Rivean Capital

Rivean Capital B.V.

Eduard van Beinumstraat 22,
Amsterdam, 1077 CZ
Netherlands
+31 882202600
www.riveancapital.com
ir@riveancapital.com

Gilde Buy Out Partners (GBO) is unit of Gilde Investment Management, a Dutch private equity group. Gilde Buy Out Partners (GBO) targets investments in larger businesses valued from €75 and €600 million with at least €8 million in cash flow. Broad sectors of interest include services, consumer goods, manufacturing, and industrial products. GBO looks for investments across Western Europe, with an emphasis on opportunities in Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Gilde was formed in 1982 and has offices in Utrecht, Paris, Brussels, and Zurich.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Engineering, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Leisure, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Packaging, Plastics, Retail, Software, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - 200
Enterprise Value 100 500
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 61 3 2 4 2 - 72
vol $2.1B $127M $2.2B
Sell (1.0/yr) # 37 1 2 1 1 - 42
vol $1.1B $384M $789M $2.3B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Elcee Group B.V. 2023-10-12 - Secondary Sale
Dordrecht, Netherlands · www.elcee.com
Green Mobility Holding GMBH 2023-05-26 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Munich, Germany · www.greenmobility.technology
CED Group 2023-01-10 - Secondary Buyout
Capelle aan den IJssel, Netherlands · www.ced.group
Muon B.V. 2022-09-13 789M EUR Trade Sale
Eerbeek, Netherlands · www.muongroup.com
Trustteam NV 2022-06-22 - Stake Purchase
Kortrijk, Belgium · www.trustteam.be
2Connect BV 2022-05-19 - Secondary Buyout
Waalwijk, Netherlands · www.2-connect.com
MBK Fincom Sa 2022-02-11 - Stake Purchase
Paradiso, Switzerland · www.produceshop.co.uk
Enstall Global Support Services B.V. 2022-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.enstall.com
TAS S.p.A. 2021-10-21 - Going Private
Rome, Italy · www.tasgroup.eu
Pro Gamers Group 2021-06-29 - Secondary Sale
Berlin, Germany · www.progamersgroup.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
albelli-Photobox Group 2017-07-26 PhotoBox Ltd. 2022-11-01 2
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.albelli.nl London, United Kingdom · www.photobox.co.uk
TenCate Protective Fabrics Americas 2015-07-20 TenCate Geosynthetics Holding bv 2021-04-07 2
Union City, Georgia · www.tencate.com Hengelo, Netherlands · www.tencategeo.com
TenCate Protective Fabrics Americas 2015-07-20 TenCate Advanced Armour Holding B.V. 2020-11-01 1
Union City, Georgia · www.tencate.com Nijverdal, Netherlands · www.tencateadvancedarmour.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Food - - 10 (14%) 46M (2%)
Manufacturing 2 (10%) - 10 (14%) -
Business Services 1 (5%) - 8 (11%) -
Distribution 1 (5%) - 5 (7%) 314M (14%)
Technology Hardware 1 (5%) - 3 (4%) 174M (8%)
Consumer Products 2 (10%) - 3 (4%) -
Information Technology 3 (15%) - 3 (4%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (5%) 761M (86%) 2 (3%) 761M (34%)
Safety/Security - - 2 (3%) 317M (14%)
Software 2 (10%) 127M (14%) 2 (3%) 127M (6%)
Chemicals - - 2 (3%) 54M (2%)
E-Commerce 2 (10%) - 2 (3%) -
Life Science 2 (10%) - 2 (3%) -
Machinery - - 2 (3%) -
Retail - - 2 (3%) -
Staffing - - 2 (3%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (1%) 425M (19%)
Agriculture - - 1 (1%) -
Automotive - - 1 (1%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (1%) -
Consumer Services 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Education - - 1 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Engineering - - 1 (1%) -
Environmental - - 1 (1%) -
Insurance 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Leisure - - 1 (1%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 20 $888M 72 $2.2B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Netherlands 10 (50%) 127M (14%) 38 (53%) 661M (30%)
Germany 3 (15%) - 14 (19%) 54M (2%)
Belgium 3 (15%) - 6 (8%) -
Switzerland 1 (5%) - 5 (7%) -
United Kingdom 1 (5%) - 2 (3%) 317M (14%)
United States 1 (5%) 761M (86%) 1 (1%) 761M (34%)
  Georgia 1 (5%) 761M (86%) 1 (1%) 761M (34%)
Italy 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
France - - 1 (1%) 425M (19%)
Spain - - 1 (1%) -
Austria - - 1 (1%) -
Denmark - - 1 (1%) -
Sweden - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 10 (50%) 127M (14%) 38 (53%) 661M (30%)
Cross-border 10 (50%) 761M (86%) 34 (47%) 1.6B (70%)
Total 20 $888M 72 $2.2B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (35%) - 28 (39%) 425M (19%)
Secondary Buyout 5 (25%) - 20 (28%) -
Divestiture 2 (10%) 127M (14%) 10 (14%) 545M (25%)
Going Private 2 (10%) 761M (86%) 6 (8%) 1.2B (56%)
Stake Purchase 2 (10%) - 4 (6%) -
Growth Capital 2 (10%) - 3 (4%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (1%) -
Total 20 $888M 72 $2.2B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 24 (57%) 531M (23%)
Trade Sale 10 (24%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (10%) 1.7B (77%)
Unknown 2 (5%) -
Merger 1 (2%) -
Recapitalization 1 (2%) -
Total 42 $2.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Fortaleza Capital B.V.
2
Silvergrove Advisors LLC
1
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis
4
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
1
Clifford Chance
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 6 $2.1B
< $100M 2 $100M
TOTAL $2.2B
Largest TenCate Protective Fabrics Americas
$761M (2015-07-20)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 6 $2.3B
TOTAL $2.3B
Largest Muon B.V.
$789M (2022-09-13)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
31%
22 (31%)
Strategic(s)
11%
8 (11%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
52%
22 (52%)
Strategic(s)
29%
12 (29%)

FAQ

When was Rivean Capital founded?

Rivean Capital was founded in 1982.

What type of investor is Rivean Capital?

Rivean Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Rivean Capital headquartered?

Rivean Capital is headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

How much capital does Rivean Capital have under management?

Rivean Capital has 5.0B EUR under management.

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