Summa Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Summa Equity has acquired 9 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Summa Equity’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (17%) and life science (17%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (50%) and secondary buyout (28%). In total, Summa Equity has invested in 2 US states and 9 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Summa Equity has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (60%). 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 Activity23
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 3

Summa Equity

David Bagares gata 3,
Stockholm, 111 38
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, Scandinavia

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 ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (3.2/yr) # 2 6 3 2 1 4 18
Sell (1.0/yr) # - - - 1 - 4 5
vol $851M $851M
  23

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Lakers Group AS 2021-10-07 237M SEK Add-on Acquisition
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 Add-on Acquisition
Turku, Finland · www.hytest.fi
Holdbart AS 2021-05-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Oslo, Norway · www.holdbart.no
Olink Proteomics AB 2021-03-25 - IPO
Uppsala, Sweden · www.olink.com
Sort Group AB 2021-03-08 - Secondary Buyout
Stockholm, Sweden · www.sortera.se
Sengenics Corp. Pte Ltd. 2020-10-14 - Stake Purchase
Singapore, Singapore · www.sengenics.com
Lin Education 2019-04-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Göteborg, Sweden · www.lineducation.se
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 3 (23%) - 3 (17%) -
Life Science 1 (8%) - 3 (17%) -
Environmental 1 (8%) - 2 (11%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (15%) - 2 (11%) -
Software 2 (15%) - 2 (11%) -
Business Services - - 1 (6%) -
Construction 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
E-Commerce 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Food 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Medical Products 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (6%) -
Total 13 - 18 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Sweden 4 (31%) - 7 (39%) -
Norway 2 (15%) - 3 (17%) -
United States 2 (15%) - 2 (11%) -
  Texas 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
  Georgia 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Germany 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Ireland 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Netherlands 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Poland 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Singapore 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Finland - - 1 (6%) -
Total 13 - 18 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (38%) - 9 (50%) -
Secondary Buyout 4 (31%) - 5 (28%) -
Consolidation 2 (15%) - 2 (11%) -
Growth Capital 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 13 - 18 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (40%) 851M (100%)
IPO 1 (20%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (20%) -
Trade Sale 1 (20%) -
Total 5 $851M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Moelis & Co.
1
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
1
Legal Deals
White & Case LLP
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)
28%
5 (28%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Strategic(s)
60%
3 (60%)

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