Stage Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Stage Capital’s most common sectors for investment are food (27%) and healthcare services (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (65%) and growth capital (9%). In total, Stage Capital has invested in 8 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2005 when it acquired Superglass for $62M.

In the last 3 years, Stage Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (29%). Stage Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2006 when it sold Nationwide Autocentres for $75M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity48
    • M&A Buy Activity34
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 3

Stage Capital Ltd.

31 Dover Street,
London, W1S 4ND
United Kingdom
+020 7661 5678
www.stagecap.com
info@stagecap.com

Stage Capital is a private equity firm that seeks investments in middle-market businesses operating in traditional industries serving as the 'backbone' of the economy. The Firm focuses its investment activity across the UK and Europe and looks for opportunities valued between €10 and €15 million where Stage Capital can invest €5 to €25 million. Stage Capital will not invest in start-ups or early stage companies. Stage Capital was formed in 2000 and is based in London with additional offices in Paris and Istanbul.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Engineering, Food, Healthcare Services, Internet Software and Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Real Estate, Restaurants, Retail, Staffing, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Venture

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 25
Enterprise Value 10 50
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 34 - - - - - 34
vol $184M $184M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 11 1 - 2 - - 14
vol $179M $179M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
SPM - Boulangerie Thierry 2018-03-01 - Sold to Management
Senlis, France · www.boulangeriethierry.fr
Stiplastics SA 2018-01-18 - Secondary Buyout
Eauvoir En Royans, France · www.stiplastics.com
ATR Group Ltd. 2016-07-28 - Merger
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.atrgroup.co.uk
Bright Blue Foods Ltd. 2015-09-08 - Secondary Buyout
Blackburn, United Kingdom · www.brightbluefoods.com
Ochre House Ltd. 2013-07-17 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.ochrehouse.com
Chillbox S.A. 2013-04-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Pallini, Greece · www.chillboxfrozenyogurt.com
DYSIS Medical Ltd. 2013-04-01 - Venture
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.dysismedical.com
Stiplastics SA 2013-02-26 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Eauvoir En Royans, France · www.stiplastics.com
Cosalt Offshore (UK) Ltd 2013-02-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.cosalt.com
McCambridge Foods Ltd 2012-12-01 36M GBP Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
, United Kingdom
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Horizon Care Ltd. 2012-06-29 Aurora Care Young People’s Services Ltd. 2019-05-01 1
Cannock, United Kingdom · www.horizoncare.co.uk , United Kingdom · www.the-aurora-group.com
Centurion Group Ltd. 2012-12-01 Site Energy Services Ltd. 2018-01-01 7
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.centuriongroup.co.uk Sherwood Park, Alberta · www.siteenergy.com
Centurion Group Ltd. 2012-12-01 Oil Patch Group 2018-01-01 6
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.centuriongroup.co.uk Houston, Texas · www.oilpatchgroup.com
Centurion Group Ltd. 2012-12-01 ATR Group Ltd. 2016-07-28 5
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.centuriongroup.co.uk Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.atrgroup.co.uk
Centurion Group Ltd. 2012-12-01 RentAir Offshore Ltd. 2014-09-04 4
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.centuriongroup.co.uk Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.rentairoffshore.com
Centurion Group Ltd. 2012-12-01 Seanic Ocean Systems, Inc. 2014-09-04 3
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.centuriongroup.co.uk Houston, Texas · www.seanicusa.com
Centurion Group Ltd. 2012-12-01 Jacks Winches Pty Ltd. 2013-07-01 2
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.centuriongroup.co.uk Welshpool, Australia · www.jackswinches.com
Centurion Group Ltd. 2012-12-01 Conserve Oilfield Services Ltd. 2012-12-01 1
Aberdeen, United Kingdom · www.centuriongroup.co.uk London, United Kingdom · www.conserveplc.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Food 5 (38%) 20M (100%) 9 (26%) 56M (31%)
Healthcare Services 2 (15%) - 4 (12%) -
Medical Products 2 (15%) - 3 (9%) -
Staffing - - 3 (9%) -
Business Services 1 (8%) - 2 (6%) 14M (8%)
Real Estate 1 (8%) - 2 (6%) 4M (2%)
Manufacturing 1 (8%) - 2 (6%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (3%) 62M (33%)
Machinery - - 1 (3%) 31M (17%)
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (3%) 17M (9%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (3%) -
Automotive - - 1 (3%) -
Education 1 (8%) - 1 (3%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (3%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration - - 1 (3%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (3%) -
Total 13 $20M 34 $184M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 6 (46%) 20M (100%) 21 (64%) 184M (100%)
Greece 3 (23%) - 4 (12%) -
France 1 (8%) - 4 (12%) -
Bulgaria 1 (8%) - 1 (3%) -
Poland 1 (8%) - 1 (3%) -
Turkey 1 (8%) - 1 (3%) -
Macedonia - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 6 (46%) 20M (100%) 21 (64%) 184M (100%)
Cross-border 7 (54%) - 12 (36%) -
Total 13 $20M 33 $184M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 8 (62%) - 22 (65%) 115M (63%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (8%) 20M (100%) 3 (9%) 51M (28%)
Growth Capital - - 3 (9%) 4M (2%)
Consolidation 2 (15%) - 2 (6%) -
Venture 2 (15%) - 2 (6%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (3%) 14M (8%)
Special Situations/Distressed - - 1 (3%) -
Total 13 $20M 34 $184M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (29%) 99M (55%)
Trade Sale 4 (29%) 34M (19%)
Merger 2 (14%) -
Sold to Management 2 (14%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (7%) 46M (26%)
IPO 1 (7%) -
Total 14 $179M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
1
Geldards LLP
1
Olswang LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 7 $184M
TOTAL $184M
Largest Superglass Ltd.
$62M (2005-08-1)
sell # Total
< $100M 4 $179M
TOTAL $179M
Largest Nationwide Autocentres Ltd.
$75M (2006-02-17)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
3 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
56%
5 56%
Strategic(s)
44%
4 44%

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