Summa Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Summa Equity has acquired 6 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Summa Equity’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (24%) and internet software and services (20%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (48%) and secondary buyout (29%). In total, Summa Equity has invested in 2 US states and 11 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Summa Equity has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (38%). Summa Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold HyTest for $614M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity29
    • M&A Buy Activity21
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 3

Summa Equity

Birger Jarlsgatan 27,
Stockholm, 11145
Sweden
www.summaequity.com
hannah.jacobsen@summaequity.com

Summa Equity is a private equity firm that looks to invest €10 to €50 million per transaction and pursues growing companies with significant business relations in the Nordic region. Summa Equity was formed in 2016 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Environmental, Food, Information Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Software

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout

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

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 13 1 5 1 1 - 21
Sell (1.4/yr) # 1 - 5 - 1 1 8
vol $851M $851M
  29

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Pagero AB 2024-01-15 - Stake Sale
Gothenburg, Sweden · www.pagero.com
Infobric AB 2023-06-21 - Secondary Sale
Jonkoping, Sweden · www.infobric.se
LogPoint A/S 2023-03-02 - Growth Capital
Copenhagen, Denmark · www.logpoint.com
Intix NV 2022-03-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Mechelen, Belgium · www.intix.eu
TBauctions B.V. 2021-11-25 - Secondary Buyout
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.tbauctions.com
Lakers Group AS 2021-10-07 237M SEK Trade Sale
Oslo, Norway · www.lakersgroup.com
G-CON Manufacturing, Inc. 2021-07-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
College Station, Texas · www.gconbio.com
Axion BioSystems, Inc. 2021-07-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Atlanta, Georgia · www.axionbiosystems.com
myneva Group GmbH 2021-06-30 - Secondary Buyout
Hamburg, Germany · www.myneva.eu
HyTest Ltd. 2021-05-16 614M EUR Trade Sale
Turku, Finland · www.hytest.fi
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 4 (31%) - 5 (24%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (15%) - 4 (19%) -
Life Science 1 (8%) - 3 (14%) -
Environmental 1 (8%) - 2 (10%) -
Business Services - - 1 (5%) -
Construction 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
E-Commerce 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Food 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Medical Products 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Software 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (5%) -
Total 13 - 21 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Sweden 2 (15%) - 7 (33%) -
Norway 2 (15%) - 3 (14%) -
United States 2 (15%) - 2 (10%) -
  Texas 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
  Georgia 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Netherlands 2 (15%) - 2 (10%) -
Germany 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Belgium 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Denmark 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Poland 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Singapore 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Finland - - 1 (5%) -
Ireland - - 1 (5%) -
Total 13 - 21 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (38%) - 10 (48%) -
Secondary Buyout 4 (31%) - 6 (29%) -
Consolidation 2 (15%) - 2 (10%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (8%) - 2 (10%) -
Growth Capital 1 (8%) - 1 (5%) -
Total 13 - 21 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (25%) 851M (100%)
IPO 2 (25%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (25%) -
Stake Sale 1 (13%) -
Trade Sale 1 (13%) -
Total 8 $851M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
1
Moelis & Co.
1
Legal Deals
White & Case
2

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $851M
TOTAL $851M
Largest HyTest Ltd.
$614M (2021-05-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
6 (29%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
38%
3 (38%)
Strategic(s)
50%
4 (50%)

FAQ

When was Summa Equity founded?

Summa Equity was founded in 2016.

What type of investor is Summa Equity?

Summa Equity is a private equity firm.

Where is Summa Equity headquartered?

Summa Equity is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

How much capital does Summa Equity have under management?

Summa Equity has 14.0B SEK under management.

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