M&A Deal Summary

SigmaRoc Acquires Carrières du Hainaut S.C.A.

On October 15, 2019, SigmaRoc acquired building materials company Carrières du Hainaut S.C.A. from Verlinvest and Cobepa SA for 26M GBP

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is SigmaRoc’s 3rd transaction in the Building Materials sector.
  • This is SigmaRoc’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is SigmaRoc’s 1st transaction in France.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2019-10-15
Target Carrières du Hainaut S.C.A.
Sector Building Materials
Buyer(s) SigmaRoc
Sellers(s) Verlinvest
Cobepa SA
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 26M GBP

Target

Carrières du Hainaut S.C.A.

Soignies, France
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Carrières du Hainaut S.C.A. is committed to offering a high-level service and natural product that fully complies with all environmental requirements. Carrières du Hainaut S.C.A. Blue Limestone of Hainaut (Hainaut Blue Stone) is a material of exceptional qualities, and our mission is to develop and promote it to a growing market.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

SigmaRoc

London, United Kingdom

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Category Company
Founded 1999
Sector Building Materials
Employees1,000
Revenue 124M GBP (2020)
DESCRIPTION

SigmaRoc provides buy-and-build strategy in construction materials focussed on Frontier and Niche Markets. SigmaRoc is currently developing on the ground representation either as SigmaRoc or through strategic partnerships in regions such as Europe, Middle East and Africa. SigmaRoc was founded in 1999 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 3
Sector (Building Materials) 3 of 3
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 2 of 2
Country (France) 1 of 1
Year (2019) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-10-19 Allen Concrete

Surrey, United Kingdom

Allen Concrete is a specialist precast concrete producer, with operations in London and the Midlands. Allen Concrete is known for its high quality wetcast and bespoke concrete products. It supplies a wide range of clients ranging from builders’ merchants to major infrastructure operators, including Network Rail. Allen Concrete has a well established footprint, including a freehold production site in the Midlands, and it owns a further freehold industrial site in London of significant value.

Buy £4M

Seller(S) 2

SELLER

Verlinvest

Brussels, Belgium

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Family Office
Founded 1995
PE ASSETS 1.8B EUR
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Verlinvest SA is a private family-owned investment holding firm specializing in branded consumer products and services investments. The Firm will consider investments in public and private companies and generally targets growth-oriented businesses addressing sizeable markets. Verlinvest looks to invest €30 to €150 million per investment and will consider both majority and minority positions. Verlinvest SA was formed in 1995 and is based in Brussels.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 9 of 9
Sector (Building Materials) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 6 of 6
Country (France) 2 of 2
Year (2019) 3 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 3 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-10-09 popchips

San Francisco, California, United States

popchips, Inc. is one of the better-for-you snack brands in North America, is an innovative line of popped snacks that are deeply satisfying, never deep-fried. popchips has been winning the hearts and stomachs of snackers worldwide. From trendsetters and celebrities to the entire family, the brand has built a loyal following of snacking enthusiasts.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-01-06 Liva Healthcare

Copenhagen, Denmark

Liva Healthcare is a provider of scalable digital health coaching, delivering human-centric coaching through an advanced app to help people prevent and manage obesity, prediabetes, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Liva Healthcare was founded in 2015 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Buy -
SELLER

Cobepa SA

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1957
PE ASSETS 2.5B EUR
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Cobepa S.A. is a global investment group focused on growth capital investments (acquiring significant minority stakes) and leveraged buyout transactions. Cobepa invests in established companies with business models, sustainable market positions, and strong management teams. Sectors of interest include transportation, industrial, retail, financial services, and business services. The Firm generally pursues opportunities throughout Europe and North America, however Cobepa also targets opportunities in Asia and South America. Cobepa was originally established in 1957 and is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium


DEAL STATS #
Overall 15 of 16
Sector (Building Materials) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 6 of 7
Country (France) 6 of 6
Year (2019) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-07-22 Staci

Saint-Ouen-l'Aumône, France

Staci is a third-party logistics provider with a focus on complex retail logistics. Staci offers innovative B2B and B2C logistics solutions for companies wishing to outsource all or part of their logistics and distribution. Staci was founded in 1989 and is based in Saint-Ouen-l'Aumône, France.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-01-29 Gerflor

Villeurbanne, France

Gerflor designs, manufactures and markets innovative, decorative, eco-responsible and complete solutions for resilient floors, wall coverings and accessibility, from installation to finish for professionals and individuals. Gerflor was founded in 1937 and is based in Villeurbanne, France.

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