Sagard Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Sagard Private Equity has acquired 1 company.

Sagard Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are business services (24%) and packaging (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and secondary buyout (43%). In total, Sagard Private Equity has invested in 1 US state and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Vivarte SAS for $3.7B.

In the last 3 years, Sagard Private Equity has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (60%). Sagard Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold Souriau SAS for $705M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity41
    • M&A Buy Activity26
    • M&A Sell Activity15
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 5

Sagard Private Equity

24-32, rue Jean Goujon,
Paris, 75008
France
33 (0)1 53 83 30 00
www.sagard.com
contact@sagard.com

Sagard Private Equity Partners is a private equity firm that targets mid-sized Western European businesses that can benefit from the knowledge base of Sagard's investment professionals. Prospective transactions typically include buyouts or growth capital financings, where Sagard will consider either majority or minority positions. Sagard was formed in 2003 and is based in Paris, France.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Life Science, Machinery, Marketing, Packaging, Retail, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 23 - 2 - 1 - 26
vol $6.0B $6.0B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 12 1 2 - - - 15
vol $2.0B $2.0B
  41

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Sterimed Infection Control SAS 2019-09-11 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Boulogne-Billancourt, France · www.sterimed.fr
Kiloutou SA 2017-11-20 - Secondary Buyout
Marcq-en-Baroeul, France · www.kiloutou.fr
Alvest SAS 2017-09-06 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.alvest.fr
Hermes-Metal Yudigar SA (HMY Group) 2017-04-13 - Secondary Buyout
Moneteau, France · www.hmy-group.com
Ipackchem Group SAS 2017-02-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paris, France · www.ipackchem.com
Flakt Woods Group SA 2016-06-16 - Secondary Buyout
Geneva, Switzerland · www.flaktwoods.com
Cerelia SASU 2015-06-05 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.cerelia.com
TLD Group SAS - Alvest 2015-04-21 - Secondary Buyout
Cedex, France · www.tld-gse.com
Les Délices 2015-02-02 - Growth Capital
Cleveland, Ohio · www.lesdelices.org
Safic-Alcan SAS 2015-01-24 282M EUR Secondary Buyout
Puteaux, France · www.safic-alcan.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Ipackchem Group SAS 2017-02-15 JRB Packaging Co. Ltd. 2020-04-26 1
Paris, France · www.ipackchem.com Jiangsu, China · www.jrbpack.com
Kiloutou SA 2017-11-20 Werner Middeke GmbH 2019-11-28 1
Marcq-en-Baroeul, France · www.kiloutou.fr Erwitte, Germany · www.wm-rent.de
CEVA Sante Animale SA 2007-04-25 Thundershirt LLC 2019-07-30 4
Libourne, France · www.ceva.com Durham, North Carolina · www.thundershirt.com
Vivarte SAS 2007-03-01 Besson Chaussures 2018-05-30 1
Paris, France · www.vivarte.fr Aubiere, France · www.besson-chaussures.com
Safic-Alcan SAS 2015-01-24 Nordica Elastomer AB 2016-07-12 3
Puteaux, France · www.safic-alcan.com Kungsbacka, Sweden
Safic-Alcan SAS 2015-01-24 Sichuan HuaFaMei Enterprise Co. Ltd. 2016-07-04 2
Puteaux, France · www.safic-alcan.com , China
Safic-Alcan SAS 2015-01-24 KemCare Ltd. 2016-05-17 1
Puteaux, France · www.safic-alcan.com London, United Kingdom · www.kemcare.com
Santiane Group SAS 2013-09-04 AB Concept (Stel Assurances) 2014-05-19 2
Paris, France · www.groupe-santiane.com Champigny-sur-Marne, France · www.stel-assurances.com
CEVA Sante Animale SA 2007-04-25 Sogeval SA 2013-12-20 3
Libourne, France · www.ceva.com Laval, France · www.sogeval.fr
Santiane Group SAS 2013-09-04 Courtage Street SAS 2013-12-19 1
Paris, France · www.groupe-santiane.com Paris, France · www.courtage-street.fr

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 2 (18%) - 6 (23%) 158M (3%)
Packaging 2 (18%) - 3 (12%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (8%) 1.1B (18%)
Building Materials 1 (9%) 485M (11%) 2 (8%) 485M (8%)
Distribution 1 (9%) 282M (6%) 2 (8%) 282M (5%)
Apparel/Textiles 1 (9%) 3.7B (83%) 1 (4%) 3.7B (62%)
Publishing - - 1 (4%) 310M (5%)
Financial Services - - 1 (4%) -
Food - - 1 (4%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (4%) -
Insurance 1 (9%) - 1 (4%) -
Life Science 1 (9%) - 1 (4%) -
Machinery 1 (9%) - 1 (4%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (4%) -
Retail 1 (9%) - 1 (4%) -
Transportation - - 1 (4%) -
Total 11 $4.5B 26 $6.0B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 9 (82%) 4.0B (89%) 22 (85%) 5.0B (83%)
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (4%) 544M (9%)
Belgium 1 (9%) 485M (11%) 2 (8%) 485M (8%)
United States 1 (9%) - 1 (4%) -
  Ohio 1 (9%) - 1 (4%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (4%) 518M (9%)
Domestic 9 (82%) 4.0B (89%) 22 (85%) 5.0B (83%)
Cross-border 2 (18%) 485M (11%) 4 (15%) 1.0B (17%)
Total 11 $4.5B 26 $6.0B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (27%) - 13 (50%) -
Secondary Buyout 7 (64%) 4.5B (100%) 11 (42%) 6.0B (100%)
Divestiture - - 1 (4%) -
Growth Capital 1 (9%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 11 $4.5B 26 $6.0B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 10 (67%) 1.3B (64%)
Trade Sale 3 (20%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (7%) 705M (36%)
Merger 1 (7%) -
Total 15 $2.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
2
Leonardo & Co.
1
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
1
Legal Deals
Clifford Chance LLP
2
Mayer Brown
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $3.7B
$100M to $1B 6 $2.3B
TOTAL $6.0B
Largest Vivarte SAS
$3.7B (2007-03-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $2.0B
TOTAL $2.0B
Largest Souriau SAS
$705M (2011-07-27)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
94%
17 94%
Strategic(s)
6%
1 6%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
92%
12 92%
Strategic(s)
8%
1 8%

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