Silverfleet Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Silverfleet Capital has acquired 5 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

Silverfleet Capital’s most common sectors for investment areretail (12%) and healthcare services (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and secondary buyout (28%). In total, Silverfleet Capital has invested in 1 US state and 11 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2004 when it acquired Phadia AB for $569M.

In the last 3 years, Silverfleet Capital has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (55%). Silverfleet Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2003 when it sold Gala Coral Group for $1.9B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity83
    • M&A Buy Activity50
    • M&A Sell Activity33
  • Total Sectors Invested 24
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 19
  • M&A Advisors 36

Silverfleet Capital

One Carter Lane,
London, EC4V 5ER
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7822 1000
www.silverfleetcapital.com
info@silverfleetcapital.com

Silverfleet Capital is an independent private equity firm that invests in market leading businesses in growing sectors. Silverfleet looks to acquire companies headquartered in Western Europe or US-based businesses with a substantial European presence. Target companies are typically valued between €75 and €500 million and operate in sectors spanning business and financial services, healthcare, leisure, and retail/consumer. Silverfleet Capital was formerly known as PPM Capital, operating under Prudential plc. Silverfleet has offices in London, Paris, Munich, and Chicago.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Beverages, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Financial Services, Food, Furniture, Gaming, Healthcare Services, Leisure, Life Science, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Restaurants, Retail, Staffing

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 25 300
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 39 3 1 4 1 2 50
vol $3.0B $3.0B
Sell (1.0/yr) # 28 1 1 1 1 1 33
vol $11.2B $473M $11.7B
  83

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Coventya SAS 2021-06-11 473M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Villeneuve-la-Garenne, France · www.coventya.fr
ec4u expert consulting ag 2021-03-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Karlsruhe, Germany · www.ec4u.com
Bulpros Consulting AD 2021-03-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Sofia, Bulgaria · www.bulpros.com
7days jobwear GmbH 2020-11-26 - Secondary Buyout
Lotte, Germany · www.7days.de
Collectia A/S 2020-02-14 - Growth Capital
Brøndby, Denmark · www.collectia.dk
BOA CoreDux 2019-09-16 - Divestiture
Stutensee, Germany
Microgen Financial Systems Ltd. 2019-07-01 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.microgenfs.com
Phase One A/S 2019-06-17 - Secondary Buyout
Frederiksberg, Denmark · www.phaseone.com
Care Fertility Group Ltd. 2019-04-25 - Secondary Buyout
Nottingham, United Kingdom · www.carefertility.com
STAXS Contamination Control Experts 2019-01-21 - Growth Capital
Heerenveen, Netherlands · www.staxs.eu
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Prefere Resins Holding GmbH 2018-05-11 INEOS Enterprises Ltd. - Melamines and Paraform 2019-04-24 1
Erkner, Germany · www.prefereresins.com Runcorn, United Kingdom

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Retail 1 (7%) 73M (42%) 6 (12%) 159M (5%)
Healthcare Services 1 (7%) - 5 (10%) 881M (29%)
Business Services 1 (7%) - 4 (8%) -
Chemicals 1 (7%) - 3 (6%) 246M (8%)
Financial Services 1 (7%) - 3 (6%) 77M (3%)
Gaming - - 3 (6%) -
Information Technology 3 (21%) - 3 (6%) -
Manufacturing 2 (14%) - 3 (6%) -
Restaurants - - 3 (6%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Distribution 1 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Automotive - - 1 (2%) 493M (16%)
Communications - - 1 (2%) 281M (9%)
Food - - 1 (2%) 239M (8%)
Staffing - - 1 (2%) 208M (7%)
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 1 (2%) 198M (7%)
Machinery - - 1 (2%) 154M (5%)
Aerospace 1 (7%) 100M (58%) 1 (2%) 100M (3%)
Beverages - - 1 (2%) -
E-Commerce - - 1 (2%) -
Education 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
Furniture - - 1 (2%) -
Life Science - - 1 (2%) -
Software - - 1 (2%) -
Total 14 $173M 50 $3.0B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 5 (36%) 100M (58%) 22 (44%) 544M (18%)
Germany 4 (29%) - 11 (22%) 941M (31%)
France 1 (7%) 73M (42%) 5 (10%) 73M (2%)
Denmark 2 (14%) - 4 (8%) 154M (5%)
Netherlands 1 (7%) - 2 (4%) -
Bulgaria 1 (7%) - 1 (2%) -
Sweden - - 1 (2%) 569M (19%)
United States - - 1 (2%) 312M (10%)
  Ohio - - 1 (2%) 312M (10%)
Finland - - 1 (2%) 246M (8%)
Norway - - 1 (2%) 198M (7%)
Austria - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 5 (36%) 100M (58%) 22 (44%) 544M (18%)
Cross-border 9 (64%) 73M (42%) 28 (56%) 2.5B (82%)
Total 14 $173M 50 $3.0B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (29%) 73M (42%) 25 (50%) 1.3B (44%)
Secondary Buyout 3 (21%) - 14 (28%) 1.4B (46%)
Growth Capital 5 (36%) - 7 (14%) -
Divestiture 2 (14%) 100M (58%) 3 (6%) 298M (10%)
Stake Purchase - - 1 (2%) -
Total 14 $173M 50 $3.0B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 18 (55%) 7.9B (67%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 11 (33%) 2.9B (25%)
Trade Sale 3 (9%) 630M (5%)
Sold to Management 1 (3%) 262M (2%)
Total 33 $11.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Deloitte
5
Goetzpartners HOLDING GmbH & Co.
3
PwC Corporate Finance LLC
3
Legal Deals
Travers Smith LLP
4
Latham & Watkins
4
Shearman & Sterling LLP
4

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 10 $2.8B
< $100M 3 $236M
TOTAL $3.0B
Largest Phadia AB
$569M (2004-01-01)
sell # Total
> $1B 3 $4.6B
$100M to $1B 15 $7.0B
< $100M 2 $121M
TOTAL $11.7B
Largest Gala Coral Group Ltd.
$1.9B (2003-03-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
28%
14 (28%)
Strategic(s)
6%
3 (6%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
58%
19 (58%)
Strategic(s)
27%
9 (27%)

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