Sobro Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

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

Sobro’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (36%) and safety/security (15%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (72%) and stake purchase (29%).

In the last 3 years, Sobro 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 Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 1

Sobro

Kungsgatan, 11th floor,
Stockholm, 103 96
Sweden
www.sobro.se

Sobro is a private investment firm focused on growth-oriented companies in Sweden. The Firm is a generalist investor, looking to partner with founders and management teams in providing capital as well as strategic/operational expertise in pursuing growth opportunities. Sobro was established in 2007 and is headquartered in Stockholm.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Engineering, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Marketing, Real Estate, Safety/Security, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 70 500
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of SEK

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 7 1 3 1 2 - 14
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - 1 1 - 2
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Zington Accelerate AB 2022-08-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Stockholm, Sweden · www.zingtongroup.com
Viva Media AB 2022-04-13 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Uppsala, Sweden · www.vivamedia.se
Hasselby Blommor 2022-03-28 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Jarfalla, Sweden · www.hasselbyblommor.se
Sluta Grav 2021-12-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Helsingborg, Sweden · www.slutagrav.se
Truesec Group AB 2021-11-09 - Secondary Buyout
Stockholm, Sweden · www.truesec.com
Road Rental Scandinavia AB 2020-12-18 - Stake Purchase
Solna, Sweden · www.roadrental.se
Retune AB 2020-09-28 - Stake Purchase
Solna, Sweden · www.retune.se
Elastx AB 2020-06-26 - Stake Purchase
Stockholm, Sweden · www.elastx.se
Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection AB 2019-07-05 - Stake Purchase
Tyreso, Sweden · www.dafo-vehicle.com
Truesec Group AB 2018-10-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Stockholm, Sweden · www.truesec.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 3 (25%) - 5 (36%) -
Safety/Security 2 (17%) - 2 (14%) -
Business Services 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Construction 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Engineering 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Manufacturing 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Marketing 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Real Estate 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Software 1 (8%) - 1 (7%) -
Total 12 - 14 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Sweden 12 (100%) - 14 (100%) -
Total 12 - 14 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 8 (67%) - 10 (71%) -
Stake Purchase 4 (33%) - 4 (29%) -
Total 12 - 14 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (50%) -
Trade Sale 1 (50%) -
Total 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Advokatfirman Vinge KB
3

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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