Sofindev Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Sofindev Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (10%) and retail (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (40%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (30%). In total, Sofindev Private Equity has invested in 1 US state and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Sofindev Private Equity has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (58%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 4

Sofindev Private Equity

Lambroekstraat 5 D,
Diegem, B-1831
Belgium
+32 2 720 70 07
www.sofindev.be
info@sofindev.be

Sofindev Private Equity is a private equity firm focused on providing equity and subordinated debt to fund company expansions as well as buyouts of Belgian based companies. The Firm will consider both majority or minority positions and targets profitable companies with at least €10 million of revenue. Sofindev does not have any stated sector preferences and generally seeks companies exhibiting growth potential, with strong management, and potential to add value. Sofindev was established in 1991 and is based in Diegem, Belgium.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Airlines, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Distribution, Education, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Food, Information Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Retail, Software, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 -
Target EBITDA 3 -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
Sell (0.4/yr) # 5 1 1 - - - 7
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Novy NV 2021-07-12 - Stake Sale
Kortrijk, Belgium · www.novy.com
GeoDynamics NV 2020-11-12 - Secondary Sale
Kortrijk, Belgium · public.geodynamics.be
WVT Industries nv 2019-05-24 - Growth Capital
Aartselaar, Belgium · www.wvt.be
Mabo-Lifting 2019-03-01 - Stake Purchase
Lier, Belgium · www.mabo-lifting.be
House of Talents NV 2019-02-05 - Secondary Sale
Kortrijk, Belgium · www.houseoftalents.be
House of Talents 2018-10-23 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Companyweb 2018-07-06 - Growth Capital
Vilvoorde, Belgium · www.companyweb.be
Claes Group 2018-05-23 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paal, Belgium · www.groupclaes.be
Syx Automations Group 2017-06-21 - Trade Sale
Ypres, Belgium · www.syxautomations.com
GeoDynamics NV 2016-04-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Kortrijk, Belgium · public.geodynamics.be
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Airlines - - 1 (10%) -
Chemicals 1 (25%) - 1 (10%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (10%) -
Distribution 1 (25%) - 1 (10%) -
Education - - 1 (10%) -
Information Services 1 (25%) - 1 (10%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (10%) -
Retail 1 (25%) - 1 (10%) -
Software - - 1 (10%) -
Staffing - - 1 (10%) -
Total 4 - 10 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Belgium 4 (100%) - 9 (90%) -
United States - - 1 (10%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (10%) -
Total 4 - 10 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 2 (50%) - 4 (40%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (25%) - 3 (30%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (25%) - 3 (30%) -
Total 4 - 10 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 3 (43%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (29%) -
Stake Sale 1 (14%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (14%) -
Total 7 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Nielen Schuman B.V.
1
Deloitte
1
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
1
Legal Deals
Stibbe B.V.
1

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Strategic(s)
71%
5 (71%)

FAQ

When was Sofindev Private Equity founded?

Sofindev Private Equity was founded in 1991.

What type of investor is Sofindev Private Equity?

Sofindev Private Equity is a private equity firm.

Where is Sofindev Private Equity headquartered?

Sofindev Private Equity is headquartered in Diegem, Belgium.

How much capital does Sofindev Private Equity have under management?

Sofindev Private Equity has 200M EUR under management.

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