Rockwood Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Rockwood Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are building materials (20%) and business services (20%). The Firm’s most common investment types include going private (40%) and stake purchase (40%). Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2008 when it acquired EnviroServ Waste Management for $261M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%). Rockwood Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Tsebo Solutions Group Proprietary for $395M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

Rockwood Private Equity

Inanda Greens Business Park, Augusta House, Building 6, 54 Wierda Road West, Wierda Valley,
Gauteng, 2196
South Africa
+27 (0)10 060 4148
www.rockwoodpe.co.za
rockwood@rockwoodpe.co.za

Rockwood Private Equity is a lower middle-market South African private equity firm that seeks to invest in profitable, mid-sized companies operating in South Africa and neighboring sub-Saharan Africa. Rockwood will consider both controlling and minority equity positions and typically looks to invests R300 million – R1 billion, with a preferred investment size of R750 million. Sectors of interest include manufacturing, business services, and waste management. Rockwood will not invest in primary agriculture, real estate, armaments, tobacco, and mining. Prospective transaction types include MBOs, MBIs, LBOs, carve-outs, secondary buy-outs, take privates, recapitalizations, and growth capital financings. Rockwood Private Equity is based in Gauteng, South Africa


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Business Services, Distribution, Environmental, Food, Furniture, Manufacturing, Plastics

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

Geographic Preferences: Africa

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 300 1,000
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of ZAR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $329M $329M
Sell (0.4/yr) # - 2 - - - - 2
vol $704M $704M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Tsebo Solutions Group Proprietary Ltd. 2016-09-19 395M ZAR Secondary Buyout
Johannesburg, South Africa · www.tsebo.com
Safripol (Pty) Ltd. 2016-08-11 309M ZAR Add-on Acquisition
Bryanston, South Africa · www.safripol.com
Kwikspace Modular Buildings Pty Ltd. 2009-02-24 68M USD Going Private
Klipriver, South Africa · www.kwikspace.co.za
EnviroServ Waste Management (Pty) Ltd. 2008-11-05 261M USD Going Private
Germiston, South Africa · www.enviroserv.co.za
Tsebo Solutions Group Proprietary Ltd. 2008-01-28 - Secondary Buyout
Johannesburg, South Africa · www.tsebo.com
Bravo Group 2007-08-02 - Stake Purchase
Johannesburg, South Africa · www.bravogroup.co.za
Safripol (Pty) Ltd. 2006-12-01 - Stake Purchase
Bryanston, South Africa · www.safripol.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Environmental 1 (33%) 261M (79%) 1 (20%) 261M (79%)
Building Materials 1 (33%) 68M (21%) 1 (20%) 68M (21%)
Business Services - - 1 (20%) -
Furniture 1 (33%) - 1 (20%) -
Plastics - - 1 (20%) -
Total 3 $329M 5 $329M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
South Africa 3 (100%) 329M (100%) 5 (100%) 329M (100%)
Total 3 $329M 5 $329M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Going Private 2 (67%) 329M (100%) 2 (40%) 329M (100%)
Stake Purchase 1 (33%) - 2 (40%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (20%) -
Total 3 $329M 5 $329M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (50%) 395M (56%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (50%) 309M (44%)
Total 2 $704M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $261M
< $100M 1 $68M
TOTAL $329M
Largest EnviroServ Waste Management (Pty) Ltd.
$261M (2008-11-05)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $704M
TOTAL $704M
Largest Tsebo Solutions Group Proprietary Ltd.
$395M (2016-09-19)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
67%
2 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
1 33%

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