Scope Capital Advisory AB Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Scope Capital Advisory AB’s most common sectors for investment are internet software and services (30%) and healthcare services (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include stake purchase (42%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (24%). In total, Scope Capital Advisory AB has invested in 1 US state and 7 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired Artificial Solutions Iberia SL for $9M.

In the last 3 years, Scope Capital Advisory AB has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (34%). Scope Capital Advisory AB’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2008 when it sold MySQL AB for $1.0B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity32
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity15
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

Scope Capital Advisory AB

Kungsgatan 30,
Stockholm, 111 35
Sweden
+46 8 50 60 62 00
www.scope.se
contact@scope.se

Scope Capital Advisory AB is a private equity firm that invests in growth-oriented Scandinavian companies. Scope partners with management in targeting businesses with a 'commercially validated and differentiated value proposition'. It looks to invest €4 to €15 million in transactions valued from €4 to €30 million. Scope was formed in 2001 and has offices in Stockholm and Geneva.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Consumer Products, E-Commerce, Education, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Internet Software and Services, Marketing, Retail, Semiconductors, Software, Staffing

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 4 15
Enterprise Value 4 30
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 17 - - - - - 17
vol $13M $13M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 12 1 2 - - - 15
vol $1.0B $91M $1.1B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Happy Socks AB 2017-01-16 91M SEK Secondary Buyout
Stockholm, Sweden · www.happysocks.com
Colosseum AG (Colosseum Dental Group) 2017-01-13 - Secondary Buyout
Zurich, Switzerland · www.colosseumdental.com
Brand Factory Group AB 2016-02-12 - Merger
Upplands Väsby, Sweden · www.brandfactory.se
AB Skruvat Reservdelar 2015-12-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Stockholm, Sweden · www.skruvat.se
Infobric AB 2015-11-20 - Secondary Buyout
Jonkoping, Sweden · www.infobric.se
Kontanten AB 2014-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Stockholm, Sweden · www.kontanten.se
Pocketstallet AB 2014-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Taby, Sweden · www.pocketstallet.se
Klättermusen AB 2013-09-20 4M SEK Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
, Sweden · www.klattermusen.se
Zenterio AB 2013-07-09 - Venture
Stockholm, Sweden · www.zenterio.com
AB Skruvat Reservdelar 2013-07-01 - Growth Capital
Stockholm, Sweden · www.skruvat.se
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 3 (43%) 9M (73%) 5 (29%) 9M (73%)
Healthcare Services - - 2 (12%) -
Information Technology 1 (14%) - 2 (12%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (14%) 4M (27%) 1 (6%) 4M (27%)
Consumer Products 1 (14%) - 1 (6%) -
E-Commerce - - 1 (6%) -
Education 1 (14%) - 1 (6%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (6%) -
Marketing - - 1 (6%) -
Retail - - 1 (6%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (6%) -
Total 7 $13M 17 $13M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Sweden 2 (29%) 4M (27%) 10 (59%) 4M (27%)
Spain 2 (29%) 9M (73%) 2 (12%) 9M (73%)
United States 1 (14%) - 1 (6%) -
  California 1 (14%) - 1 (6%) -
Finland 1 (14%) - 1 (6%) -
Norway 1 (14%) - 1 (6%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (6%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (6%) -
Domestic 2 (29%) 4M (27%) 10 (59%) 4M (27%)
Cross-border 5 (71%) 9M (73%) 7 (41%) 9M (73%)
Total 7 $13M 17 $13M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Stake Purchase 2 (29%) - 7 (41%) -
Venture 4 (57%) 9M (73%) 4 (24%) 9M (73%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (14%) 4M (27%) 4 (24%) 4M (27%)
Growth Capital - - 2 (12%) -
Total 7 $13M 17 $13M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (27%) 91M (8%)
Trade Sale 4 (27%) -
Sold to Management 3 (20%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (13%) 1.0B (92%)
Merger 2 (13%) -
Total 15 $1.1B

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $13M
TOTAL $13M
Largest Artificial Solutions Iberia SL
$9M (2013-06-25)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
< $100M 1 $91M
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest MySQL AB
$1.0B (2008-02-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
40%
4 40%
Strategic(s)
60%
6 60%

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