Rockpool Investments Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Rockpool Investments has acquired 7 companies. It has also invested in 9 others.

Rockpool Investments’ most common sectors for investment are consumer products (13%) and apparel/textiles (9%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (50%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (42%). In total, Rockpool Investments has invested in 1 US state and 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Rockpool Investments has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity25
    • M&A Buy Activity24
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 18
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 4

Rockpool Investments

10 Bressenden Place, Victoria,
London, SW1E 5DH
United Kingdom
+0203 8548 100
www.rockpool.uk.com
team@rockpool.uk.com


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Digital Media, Distribution, E-Commerce, Education, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Internet Software and Services, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Real Estate, Restaurants, Transportation, Utilities

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Scandinavia

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (4.0/yr) # 4 4 5 5 4 2 24
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
  25

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
MomentumABM 2020-03-10 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.momentumabm.com
Fortus England & Wales Ltd. 2020-01-15 - Consolidation
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom · www.fortusuk.com
Boston Multi Family Office 2019-07-16 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sliema, Malta · www.bostonmfo.com
Datum Alloys Ltd. 2019-06-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Devon, United Kingdom · www.datumalloys.com
Rooftop Film Club 2019-06-10 - Growth Capital
Los Angeles, California · www.rooftopcinemaclub.com
Bertram Nursery Group Ltd. 2019-02-18 - Secondary Buyout
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.bertramnurserygroup.com
Spaceright Europe Ltd. 2019-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Scotland, United Kingdom · www.spacerighteurope.com
TrustedHousesitters Ltd. 2018-10-23 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.trustedhousesitters.com
Meika Ltd. 2018-10-12 - Secondary Buyout
Reading, United Kingdom · www.primrose.co.uk
Smyle Creative Group Ltd. 2018-05-21 - Growth Capital
Hertford, United Kingdom · www.smyle.co.uk
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Fortus England & Wales Ltd. 2020-01-15 RWL Security Solutions 2020-01-15 2
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom · www.fortusuk.com Dublin, Ireland · www.rwl.com
Fortus England & Wales Ltd. 2020-01-15 EZCCTV 2020-01-15 1
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom · www.fortusuk.com Hertfordshire, United Kingdom · www.ezcctv.com
I R P Ltd. 2018-04-25 Apex Training & Development 2020-01-14 1
London, United Kingdom · www.interact.eu.com London, United Kingdom · www.apextraining.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products 3 (13%) - 3 (13%) -
Apparel/Textiles 2 (9%) - 2 (8%) -
Education 1 (4%) - 2 (8%) -
Manufacturing 2 (9%) - 2 (8%) -
Media 2 (9%) - 2 (8%) -
Aerospace 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Automotive 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Business Services 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Services 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Digital Media 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Distribution 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
E-Commerce 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Financial Services 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Marketing 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Real Estate 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Restaurants 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Transportation 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 23 - 24 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 20 (87%) - 21 (88%) -
United States 2 (9%) - 2 (8%) -
  California 2 (9%) - 2 (8%) -
Malta 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 23 - 24 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 11 (48%) - 12 (50%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 10 (43%) - 10 (42%) -
Consolidation 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (4%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 23 - 24 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Dow Schofield Watts Corporate Finance Ltd.
1
Crowe LLP
1
Legal Deals
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
2
EMW Law LLP
1

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%

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