Sherpa Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Growth Capital Firm Profile

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

Sherpa Capital’s most common sectors for investment areapparel/textiles (12%) and beverages (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (42%) and divestiture (12%). In total, Sherpa Capital has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2021 when it acquired Medical Beauty Care Holding SL for $22M.

In the last 3 years, Sherpa Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 14
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 4

Sherpa Capital

C / Serrano 21, 3rd Plta. ,
Madrid, 28001
Spain
+34 902 70 25 26
www.sherpacapital.es
info@sherpacapital.es

Sherpa Capital Management is a Spanish private equity firm focused on medium-sized company acquisitions in Western Europe. Sherpa targets acquisitions of businesses with €20 to €300 million in revenue and has a special interest in consolidation opportunities and special situations. Sherpa Capital was formed in 2011 and is based in Madrid.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Beverages, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Electrical Equipment, Food, Internet Software and Services, Manufacturing, Packaging, Real Estate, Retail, Software, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Growth Capital, Special Situations/Distressed, Venture

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 300
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 10 1 3 2 1 - 17
vol $22M $22M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 1 1 1 - 1 - 4
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Tapeçarias Ferreira de Sá, S.A. 2023-06-22 - Secondary Sale
Espinho, Portugal · www.ferreiradesa.com
Bodega Crego e Monaguillo, SL 2023-02-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Ourense, Spain · www.cregoemonaguillo.com
Terra Cellars SLU 2022-09-02 - Growth Capital
Catalonia, Spain · www.terracellars.es
Albastar S.A. 2022-07-01 - Stake Purchase
Palma de Mallorca, Spain · www.albastar.es
Medical Beauty Care Holding, SL 2021-10-13 22M EUR Divestiture
Madrid, Spain · www.hedonai.com
BPXport XXI S.L.U. 2021-09-23 - Acquisition Financing
Donostia, Spain · www.bpxport.es
Laboratorios Forenqui SAU 2021-09-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Madrid, Spain · www.forenqui.com
Macrolibros, SLU 2021-02-15 - Trade Sale
Valladolid, Spain
CityBike 2020-05-22 - Stake Purchase
Barcelona, Spain
Cegasa Energía, S.L.U. 2020-02-10 - Trade Sale
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain · www.cegasa.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Services 2 (20%) 22M (100%) 2 (12%) 22M (100%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 2 (12%) -
Beverages 2 (20%) - 2 (12%) -
Business Services - - 1 (6%) -
Chemicals 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Consumer Products 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Food 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (6%) -
Packaging - - 1 (6%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (6%) -
Retail - - 1 (6%) -
Transportation 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 10 $22M 17 $22M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Spain 10 (100%) 22M (100%) 16 (94%) 22M (100%)
Portugal - - 1 (6%) -
Domestic 10 (100%) 22M (100%) 16 (94%) 22M (100%)
Cross-border - - 1 (6%) -
Total 10 $22M 17 $22M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (30%) - 7 (41%) -
Divestiture 1 (10%) 22M (100%) 2 (12%) 22M (100%)
Growth Capital 2 (20%) - 2 (12%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (20%) - 2 (12%) -
Acquisition Financing 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Consolidation 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (6%) -
Special Situations/Distressed - - 1 (6%) -
Total 10 $22M 17 $22M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (50%) -
Trade Sale 1 (25%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (25%) -
Total 4 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
1
Legal Deals
Gomez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados
2
Squire Patton Boggs
2
DLA Piper
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $22M
TOTAL $22M
Largest Medical Beauty Care Holding, SL
$22M (2021-10-13)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Strategic(s)
12%
2 (12%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
2 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
2 (50%)

FAQ

When was Sherpa Capital founded?

Sherpa Capital was founded in 2011.

What type of investor is Sherpa Capital?

Sherpa Capital is a growth capital firm.

Where is Sherpa Capital headquartered?

Sherpa Capital is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

How much capital does Sherpa Capital have under management?

Sherpa Capital has 250M EUR under management.

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