Stirling Square Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Stirling Square Capital Partners has acquired 5 companies.

Stirling Square Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment areaerospace (17%) and manufacturing (10%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (52%) and secondary buyout (23%). In total, Stirling Square Capital Partners has invested in 2 US states and 11 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2003 when it acquired Schoeller Wavin Systems Services B.v. for $163M.

In the last 3 years, Stirling Square Capital Partners has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (58%). Stirling Square Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2007 when it sold Schoeller Arca Systems Services BV for $482M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity45
    • M&A Buy Activity31
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 18
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 10

Stirling Square Capital Partners

10 Duke of York Square,
London, SW3 4LY
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7808 4130
www.stirlingsquare.com
info@stirlingsquare.com

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.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Education, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Packaging, Plastics, Safety/Security, Software, Technology Hardware, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 50 500
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 23 3 1 1 2 1 31
vol $446M $446M
Sell (0.8/yr) # 10 1 - 2 1 - 14
vol $2.3B $2.3B
  45

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Sustainable Agro Solutions, S.A. 2021-07-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Lleida , Spain · www.sas-agri.com
Consensus Supported Services 2020-12-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Essex, United Kingdom · www.consensussupport.com
Jeckerson SpA 2020-09-01 - Unknown
Bologna, Italy · www.jeckerson.com
Assistansbolaget Forsakring Sverige AB 2020-04-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Helsingborg, Sweden · www.assistansbolaget.nu
Siblu France SAS 2019-09-27 - Secondary Buyout
Pessac, France · www.siblu.com
Cartonplast Group GmbH 2019-08-23 - Secondary Buyout
Dietzenbach, Germany · www.cartonplast.com
Logent Group 2019-05-24 - Secondary Buyout
Stockholm, Sweden · www.logent.se
Verescence 2018-12-21 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Puteaux, France · www.verescence.com
Vernet Group 2017-12-04 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Ollainville, France · www.vernet.fr
Byggfakta Group 2017-08-04 - Secondary Buyout
Ljusdal, Sweden · www.byggfaktagroup.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Byggfakta Group 2017-08-04 NBS Enterprises Ltd. 2020-11-27 1
Ljusdal, Sweden · www.byggfaktagroup.com Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom · www.thenbs.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Aerospace 2 (13%) - 5 (16%) 125M (28%)
Chemicals 1 (7%) - 3 (10%) -
Manufacturing 1 (7%) - 3 (10%) -
Safety/Security 1 (7%) - 3 (10%) -
Plastics - - 2 (6%) 163M (37%)
Environmental 2 (13%) - 2 (6%) -
Packaging 1 (7%) - 2 (6%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (3%) 158M (35%)
Automotive 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Communications - - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (3%) -
Engineering 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Information Technology 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Insurance 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Leisure - - 1 (3%) -
Medical Products 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Transportation 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 15 - 31 $446M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Italy 3 (20%) - 7 (23%) 158M (35%)
United Kingdom 2 (13%) - 5 (16%) -
France 3 (20%) - 4 (13%) -
Sweden 3 (20%) - 3 (10%) -
Netherlands - - 3 (10%) 163M (37%)
United States - - 3 (10%) 125M (28%)
  California - - 2 (6%) 125M (28%)
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (3%) -
Germany 1 (7%) - 2 (6%) -
Spain 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Norway 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Portugal 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 2 (13%) - 5 (16%) -
Cross-border 13 (87%) - 26 (84%) 446M (100%)
Total 15 - 31 $446M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 10 (67%) - 16 (52%) 125M (28%)
Secondary Buyout 3 (20%) - 7 (23%) -
Divestiture - - 3 (10%) 158M (35%)
Recapitalization - - 2 (6%) 163M (37%)
Growth Capital 2 (13%) - 2 (6%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (3%) -
Total 15 - 31 $446M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 8 (57%) 1.3B (65%)
Unknown 3 (21%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (14%) 668M (35%)
Trade Sale 1 (7%) -
Total 14 $1.9B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lazard Ltd.
2
Rothschild Global Advisory
1
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
1
Legal Deals
Ashurst LLP
2
Clifford Chance LLP
1
Latham & Watkins
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $446M
TOTAL $446M
Largest Schoeller Wavin Systems Services B.v.
$163M (2003-09-29)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 6 $2.3B
TOTAL $2.3B
Largest Schoeller Arca Systems Services BV
$482M (2007-07-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
23%
7 (23%)
Strategic(s)
6%
2 (6%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
57%
8 (57%)
Strategic(s)
14%
2 (14%)

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