Star Capital SGR Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Star Capital SGR has acquired 5 companies.

Star Capital SGR’s most common sectors for investment are apparel/textiles (10%) and automotive (10%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (87%) and secondary buyout (10%). In total, Star Capital SGR has invested in 1 US state and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2003 when it acquired Eutelsat Communications S.A. for $237M.

In the last 3 years, Star Capital SGR has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (55%). Star Capital SGR’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Vetriceramici for $94M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity33
    • M&A Buy Activity22
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 16
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 3

Star Capital SGR SPA

Via Pietro Paleocapa, 6,
Milan, 20121
Italy
+39 02 88 58 54 11
www.starcapital.it
info@starcapital.it

Star Capital is a private equity firm focused on lower middle-market acquisitions of Italian companies. The Firm targets profitable businesses with €3 to €10 million of EBITDA and €20 to €50 million of revenue. Star Capital is a generalist investor, however the Firm will not consider early-stage or distressed companies. Star Capital was formed in 2000 and is headquartered in Milan.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Digital Media, Distribution, E-Commerce, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Engineering, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Medical Products, Software, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 50
Target EBITDA 3 10
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 15 2 2 3 - - 22
vol $283M $283M
Sell (0.8/yr) # 7 - 1 3 - - 11
vol $114M $24M $138M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
GIA S.p.a 2018-10-29 - Secondary Buyout
Trecate, Italy · www.gia.it
CastFutura S.p.A. 2018-10-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Terno D'isola, Italy · www.castfuturagroup.com
Moda Italia Srl 2018-10-24 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Urbania, Italy · www.modaitaliasrl.com
International Promo Studio Srl 2018-10-24 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Urbania, Italy · www.ips.moda
Olivotto Ferrè S.p.A. 2018-09-27 24M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Avigliana, Italy · www.olivotto.it
Educom S.p.A. 2018-08-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Pontida, Italy · www.educom.it
Codyeco S.p.A. 2017-11-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Santa Croce sull'Arno, Italy · www.codyeco.it
Capello Point SpA 2017-10-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Milan, Italy · www.capellopoint.it
BSI Diagnostics 2017-07-24 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Arezzo, Italy · www.biosys.it
CSO Pharmitalia 2016-11-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Segrate, Italy · www.csopharmitalia.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Machinery - - 2 (9%) 18M (7%)
Apparel/Textiles 2 (25%) - 2 (9%) -
Automotive 1 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
Chemicals - - 2 (9%) -
Consumer Products 1 (13%) - 2 (9%) -
Manufacturing - - 2 (9%) -
Communications - - 1 (5%) 237M (84%)
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (5%) 28M (10%)
Consumer Services - - 1 (5%) -
Distribution - - 1 (5%) -
E-Commerce 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Engineering - - 1 (5%) -
Life Science 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Marketing 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Medical Products 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Transportation - - 1 (5%) -
Total 8 - 22 $283M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Italy 8 (100%) - 19 (86%) 47M (16%)
France - - 1 (5%) 237M (84%)
United States - - 1 (5%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (5%) -
Spain - - 1 (5%) -
Total 8 - 22 $283M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 8 (100%) - 19 (86%) 18M (7%)
Secondary Buyout - - 2 (9%) 28M (10%)
Divestiture - - 1 (5%) 237M (84%)
Total 8 - 22 $283M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 4 (36%) 94M (68%)
Secondary Sale 4 (36%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (18%) 45M (32%)
IPO 1 (9%) -
Total 11 $138M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
K Finance
2
William Blair & Co. LLC
1
Legal Deals
Russo De Rosa Associati
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $237M
< $100M 2 $47M
TOTAL $283M
Largest Eutelsat Communications S.A.
$237M (2003-03-05)
sell # Total
< $100M 3 $138M
TOTAL $138M
Largest Vetriceramici S.p.A.
$94M (2014-12-02)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
40%
4 40%
Strategic(s)
60%
6 60%

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