STAR Capital Partnership Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, STAR Capital Partnership has acquired 4 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

STAR Capital Partnership’s most common sectors for investment are transportation (20%) and business services (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (40%) and divestiture (28%). In total, STAR Capital Partnership has invested in 6 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2010 when it acquired Eversholt Rail Group for $3.2B.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (39%). STAR Capital Partnership’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2006 when it sold Secondary Market Infrastructure Fund UK for $1.4B.

Join Mergr to view STAR Capital Partnership’s full profile and discover more large private equity firms just like it.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity38
    • M&A Buy Activity25
    • M&A Sell Activity13
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 2

STAR Capital Partnership LLP

15th Floor, 33 Cavendish Square,
London, W1G 0PW
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7016 8500
www.star-capital.com
mail@star-capital.com

STAR Capital Partners is a private equity firm that seeks investments in capital intensive businesses operating in Western Europe. STAR looks to invest in companies valued between EUR50 million and EUR1 billion. The Firm will consider opportunities in many industries, however, the Firm's primary emphasis is on businesses operating in the oil & gas, transport, utilities, telecommunications and healthcare sectors. STAR Capital was formed in 1999 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Agriculture, Airlines, Beverages, Business Services, Communications, Education, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Renewable Energy, Transportation, Utilities

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 50 1,000
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 18 1 1 2 1 2 25
vol $4.2B $4.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 13 - - - - - 13
vol $4.4B $4.4B
  38

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
SkyFive AG 2021-05-21 - Growth Capital
Taufkirchen, Germany · www.skyfive.world
Rail Operations (UK) Ltd. 2021-01-14 - Growth Capital
Derby, United Kingdom · www.railopsgroup.co.uk
Hawksford Holdings Ltd. 2020-08-19 - Secondary Buyout
Jersey, Channel Islands · www.hawksford.com
Windhoist Ltd. 2019-08-23 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Irvine, United Kingdom · www.windhoist.co.uk
ASL Aviation Holdings 2019-02-13 - Divestiture
Dublin, Ireland · www.aslaviationholdings.com
GSLS (General Secure Logistics Services) 2018-03-30 - Secondary Buyout
Dublin, Ireland · www.gsls.ie
MPC Container Ships ASA 2017-12-14 - Stake Purchase
Oslo, Norway · www.mpc-container.com
Blohm+Voss GmbH 2016-09-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Hamburg, Germany · www.blohmvoss.com
Datacenter One GmbH 2016-09-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Stuttgart, Germany · www.dc1.com
ElecLink Ltd. 2016-08-01 85M EUR Trade Sale - Public Company
, United Kingdom
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Transportation 3 (30%) - 5 (20%) -
Financial Services - - 3 (12%) 3.3B (80%)
Business Services 2 (20%) 77M (100%) 3 (12%) 77M (2%)
Environmental - - 2 (8%) -
Aerospace - - 1 (4%) 479M (12%)
Education - - 1 (4%) 275M (7%)
Airlines 1 (10%) - 1 (4%) -
Communications 1 (10%) - 1 (4%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (4%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (4%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (4%) -
Information Technology 1 (10%) - 1 (4%) -
Marine - - 1 (4%) -
Media - - 1 (4%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (10%) - 1 (4%) -
Utilities 1 (10%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 10 $77M 25 $4.2B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 4 (40%) 77M (100%) 11 (44%) 3.7B (88%)
Germany 2 (20%) - 9 (36%) -
Ireland 2 (20%) - 2 (8%) -
Channel Islands 1 (10%) - 1 (4%) -
Norway 1 (10%) - 1 (4%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (4%) 479M (12%)
Domestic 4 (40%) 77M (100%) 11 (44%) 3.7B (88%)
Cross-border 6 (60%) - 14 (56%) 479M (12%)
Total 10 $77M 25 $4.2B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (30%) - 10 (40%) 571M (14%)
Divestiture 2 (20%) 77M (100%) 7 (28%) 3.3B (80%)
Secondary Buyout 2 (20%) - 3 (12%) -
Consolidation - - 2 (8%) 275M (7%)
Growth Capital 2 (20%) - 2 (8%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (10%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 10 $77M 25 $4.2B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 8 (62%) 3.6B (82%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (23%) 594M (13%)
Secondary Sale 1 (8%) 203M (5%)
Sold to Management 1 (8%) -
Total 13 $4.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
1
Slaughter and May
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $3.2B
$100M to $1B 2 $754M
< $100M 2 $169M
TOTAL $4.2B
Largest Eversholt Rail Group Ltd.
$3.2B (2010-11-04)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $2.6B
$100M to $1B 5 $1.8B
< $100M 1 $85M
TOTAL $4.4B
Largest Secondary Market Infrastructure Fund UK LP
$1.4B (2006-12-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
12%
3 (12%)
Strategic(s)
16%
4 (16%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
8%
1 (8%)
Strategic(s)
38%
5 (38%)

 Subscribe to unlock this and 165,278
investor and company profiles

Sign-up today to get full access

  • check  Unlimited Searches
  • check  Unlimited Profile Views
  • check  Build and Export Lists of
    • PE Backed Companies
    • Direct Investors & Acquirers
    • Advisors
    • Deals
    • & More

What's Mergr?

We built Mergr to save people the arduous and time-consuming process of tracking when companies are bought, sold, and who currently owns them.

Every day, new opportunities emerge around M&A and we help professionals of all types comb through transactions, investors, and corporate acquirers via an easy-to-use web database that is accessible to anyone.

Try us for 1 week free today!

Mergr, the Easiest-to-Use PE and M&A DB


Key Benefits

  • Stay informed on events in your industry
  • M&A research that takes seconds (not all afternoon)
  • Better understand your customers and prospects
  • Discover active buyers (or sellers)
Search
  • 4.2K Private Equity Firms
  • 154K M&A Transactions
  • 161K Companies Involved in M&A
    (Buyer, Seller, or Target)
  • 3.3K M&A Advisors
    (Investment Banks and Law Firms)
  • 51K M&A Contacts
    (PE and M&A Advisors)

Ready to try?

Join FREE for 1 Week

No obligation. Cancel anytime.