M&A Deal Summary

Stirling Square Capital Partners Acquires Eurofins Digital Testing

On September 26, 2022, private equity firm Stirling Square Capital Partners acquired business services company Eurofins Digital Testing from Eurofins Scientific for 220M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Stirling Square Capital Partners’ 1st transaction in the Business Services sector.
  • This is Stirling Square Capital Partners’ 0th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Stirling Square Capital Partners’ 1st transaction in Luxembourg.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2022-09-26
Target Eurofins Digital Testing
Sector Business Services
Buyer(s) Stirling Square Capital Partners
Sellers(s) Eurofins Scientific
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 220M EUR

Target

Eurofins Digital Testing

Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Eurofins Digital Testing provides global testing, quality assurance, and technical analysis of digital systems, devices, content, and cyber security. Eurofins Digital Testing was formed in 2015 and is based in Luxembourg.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Stirling Square Capital Partners

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2002
PE ASSETS 2.5B EUR
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Stirling Square Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on control investments in mid-market businesses across Europe. Stirling looks for companies that offer potential for operational improvement and growth through organic expansion and cross border acquisitions. Targets companies are generally valued between €50 and €500 million. Sectors of interest include consumer and industrial products, business services, media and communications, pharmaceuticals/healthcare, and mature technology. Stirling Square Capital Partners was formed in 2002 and is located in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 33 of 34
Sector (Business Services) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 4 of 4
Country (Luxembourg) 1 of 1
Year (2022) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Eurofins Scientific

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

website


Category Company
Founded 1987
Sector Life Science
Employees51,516
Revenue 5.4B EUR (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Eurofins Scientific is an international group of laboratories providing a unique range of analytical testing services to the pharmaceutical, food, environmental and consumer products industries and to governments. Eurofins Scientific was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Business Services) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
Country (Luxembourg) 1 of 1
Year (2022) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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