Siparex Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Siparex has acquired 2 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

Siparex’s most common sectors for investment aretransportation (12%) and electrical equipment (9%) . 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 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (50%). 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 Activity49
    • M&A Buy Activity35
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 22
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 15
  • M&A Advisors 3

Siparex

27 rue Marbeuf,
Paris, 75008
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 ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 31 - - 1 2 1 35
Sell (1.4/yr) # 7 - 2 2 3 - 14
vol $146M $146M
  49

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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 Buyout
Romans-sur-Isere, France · www.exsto.com
Kiwatch SAS 2020-03-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Orvault, France · www.kiwatch.com
NERCO 2020-03-12 - Stake Purchase
Écully, France · www.nerco-bet.com
ECM Technologies 2020-02-03 - Unknown
Leeuwarden, Netherlands · www.electrochemicalmachining.com
Passman SAS 2019-03-15 - Secondary Buyout
Villeurbanne, France · www.passman.fr
The COTHERM Group 2019-01-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Vinay, France · www.cotherm.fr
Plurima SpA 2019-01-11 - Stake Purchase
Perugia, Italy · www.plurima.info
VitrineMedia 2018-12-07 - Secondary Buyout
Boulogne-Billancourt, France · www.vitrinemedia.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Transportation 4 (20%) - 4 (11%) -
Apparel/Textiles 3 (15%) - 3 (9%) -
Electrical Equipment 2 (10%) - 3 (9%) -
Manufacturing 1 (5%) - 3 (9%) -
Business Services 1 (5%) - 2 (6%) -
Chemicals - - 2 (6%) -
Consumer Products 2 (10%) - 2 (6%) -
Electronics 1 (5%) - 2 (6%) -
Automotive 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Building Materials 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Communications - - 1 (3%) -
Construction 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
E-Commerce - - 1 (3%) -
Engineering - - 1 (3%) -
Food - - 1 (3%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (3%) -
Leisure - - 1 (3%) -
Life Science 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Machinery - - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Software - - 1 (3%) -
Total 20 - 35 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 19 (95%) - 33 (94%) -
Italy 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Netherlands - - 1 (3%) -
Total 20 - 35 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (20%) - 12 (34%) -
Growth Capital 6 (30%) - 9 (26%) -
Secondary Buyout 5 (25%) - 5 (14%) -
Stake Purchase 3 (15%) - 5 (14%) -
Venture 1 (5%) - 3 (9%) -
PIPE 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 20 - 35 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 7 (50%) -
Trade Sale 4 (29%) 146M (100%)
IPO 1 (7%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (7%) -
Unknown 1 (7%) -
Total 14 $146M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Canaccord Genuity Corp.
1
Daiwa Corporate Advisory Ltd. (DC Advisory)
1
Legal Deals
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)
14%
5 (14%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
7 (50%)
Strategic(s)
36%
5 (36%)

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