Siparex Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Siparex has acquired 3 companies.

Siparex’s most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (12%) and transportation (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (35%) and growth capital (26%). In total, Siparex has invested in 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Siparex has exited 6 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (55%). Siparex’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2011 when it sold CARSO Group for $146M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity64
    • M&A Buy Activity42
    • M&A Sell Activity22
  • Total Sectors Invested 25
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 22
  • M&A Advisors 5

Siparex

5, rue Feydeau,
Paris, 75002
France
+33 1 53 93 02 20
www.siparex.com
siparex@siparex.com

Siparex is a French private equity firm that looks to invest mezzanine or equity capital in companies at all stages of development. The Firm separates its investment activity into mid-market, mezzanine, and small-cap. Within mid-market, Siparex looks to invest €2.5 to €40 million in companies with at least €15 million in sales. Prospective transaction situations include buyouts, shareholder liquidity events, and growth capital financings. The Firm will consider all business sectors. Within its mezzanine group, Siparex looks to invest €2 to €10 million to support growth, acquisitions, refinancings, and restructurings. The small-cap group seeks investments starting at €300K in early-stage midmarket companies as well as those undergoing expansion or being sold. Siparex was formed in 1977 and is based in Lyon.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Chemicals, Construction, Distribution, Electronics, Engineering, Food, Forest Products, Information Technology, Manufacturing

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 15 -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 3 40
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 38 2 1 - - 1 42
Sell (1.8/yr) # 13 3 1 3 2 - 22
vol $146M $146M
  64

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Groupe ADF SAS 2024-03-06 - Secondary Buyout
Vitrolles, France · www.groupeadf.com
NG Travel 2023-03-15 - Secondary Sale
Paris, France
HNH Hospitality SpA 2023-02-22 - Secondary Sale
Venezia Mestre, Italy · www.hnh.it
Mediascience S.A. 2022-11-14 - Recapitalization
Evreux, France · www.mediascience.fr
Clayens NP 2022-07-26 - Secondary Sale
Genas, France · www.clayens-np.com
TBS group 2022-03-25 - Secondary Sale
Boulogne-Billancourt , France · www.tbsgroup-europe.com
Groupe CARSO 2021-12-16 - Secondary Sale
Vénissieux, France · www.groupecarso.com
Groupe WINNCARE 2021-02-22 - Secondary Buyout
Rueil-Malmaison, France · www.winncare.fr
Fixage SA 2020-08-04 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paris, France
Exsto SA 2020-06-25 - Secondary Sale
Romans-sur-Isere, France · www.exsto.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Clayens NP 2022-07-26 Parkway Products LLC 2023-04-11 1
Genas, France · www.clayens-np.com Greenville, South Carolina · www.parkwayproducts.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 3 (14%) - 5 (12%) -
Transportation 2 (10%) - 4 (9%) -
Apparel/Textiles 2 (10%) - 3 (7%) -
Electrical Equipment 2 (10%) - 3 (7%) -
Leisure - - 3 (7%) -
Business Services 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
Chemicals - - 2 (5%) -
Engineering 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
Life Science 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
Software 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
Automotive 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Building Materials 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Communications - - 1 (2%) -
Construction 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Products 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Services 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Distribution 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
E-Commerce - - 1 (2%) -
Electronics - - 1 (2%) -
Food - - 1 (2%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (2%) -
Machinery - - 1 (2%) -
Medical Products 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Total 21 - 43 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 20 (95%) - 40 (93%) -
Italy 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
Netherlands - - 1 (2%) -
Total 21 - 43 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (24%) - 15 (35%) -
Growth Capital 6 (29%) - 11 (26%) -
Secondary Buyout 6 (29%) - 8 (19%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (10%) - 5 (12%) -
Venture 1 (5%) - 3 (7%) -
PIPE 1 (5%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 21 - 43 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 13 (59%) -
Trade Sale 4 (18%) 146M (100%)
IPO 1 (5%) -
Recapitalization 1 (5%) -
Stake Sale 1 (5%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (5%) -
Unknown 1 (5%) -
Total 22 $146M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Vitale & Co. S.p.A.
1
Daiwa Corporate Advisory Ltd. (DC Advisory)
1
Canaccord Genuity Corp.
1
Legal Deals
Lamartine Conseil
1
August & Debouzy
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $146M
TOTAL $146M
Largest CARSO Group
$146M (2011-01-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
19%
8 (19%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
64%
14 (64%)
Strategic(s)
23%
5 (23%)

FAQ

When was Siparex founded?

Siparex was founded in 1977.

What type of investor is Siparex?

Siparex is a private equity firm.

Where is Siparex headquartered?

Siparex is headquartered in Paris, France.

How much capital does Siparex have under management?

Siparex has 1.6B EUR under management.

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