Synergo SGR Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Synergo SGR’s most common sectors for investment are manufacturing (26%) and machinery (10%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (75%) and growth capital (7%). In total, Synergo SGR has invested in 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2003 when it acquired FL Selenia for $755M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (36%). Synergo SGR’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2005 when it sold FL Selenia for $835M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity48
    • M&A Buy Activity31
    • M&A Sell Activity17
  • Total Sectors Invested 19
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 3

Synergo SGR

Via Campo Lodigiano, 3,
Milan, 20122
Italy
+39 02 859111
www.synergosgr.it
welcome@synergosgr.it

Synergo SGR SpA is a private equity firm that targets mid-sized companies located in Italy. The Firm focuses on companies with good cash flow, international expansion opportunities, sustainable competitive advantages, and led by strong management teams. It typically looks to invest €20 to €50 million and will consider majority or significant minority stakes. The Firm does not pursue startups, small company investments, and turnarounds. Synergo SGR was formed in 2004 and is based in Milan.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Automotive, Distribution, Electronics, Environmental, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Safety/Security

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 31 - - - - - 31
vol $1.1B $1.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 17 - - - - - 17
vol $1.1B $1.1B
  48

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Motovario S.p.A. 2015-07-31 211M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Formigine, Italy · www.motovario.it
Raccortubi Group 2015-01-07 - Stake Purchase
Milan, Italy · www.raccortubi.it
Riri SA 2014-10-21 - Secondary Buyout
Mendrisio, Switzerland · www.riri.com
IP Cleaning SPA (IPC Group) 2014-05-30 - Secondary Buyout
Summaga, Italy · www.ipcworldwide.com
Lediberg S.p.A. 2014-02-27 - Add-on Acquisition
San Paolo d'Argon (BG), Italy · www.lediberg.it
CastFutura S.p.A. 2013-10-10 28M EUR Secondary Buyout
Terno D'isola, Italy · www.castfuturagroup.com
Tecnowind SpA 2013-07-11 - Unknown
Fabriano, Italy · www.tecnowind.com
Building Energy S.p.A. 2013-06-28 - Growth Capital
Milan, Italy · www.buildingenergy.it
Cartonplast Group GmbH 2012-12-19 - Secondary Buyout
Dietzenbach, Germany · www.cartonplast.com
Cobra Automotive Technologies SpA 2012-12-01 - IPO
Varese, Italy · www.cobra-at.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 3 (38%) - 8 (26%) 9M (1%)
Machinery 1 (13%) - 3 (10%) 248M (23%)
Chemicals - - 2 (6%) 755M (71%)
Automotive - - 2 (6%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (6%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (13%) 56M (100%) 1 (3%) 56M (5%)
Agriculture - - 1 (3%) -
Airlines - - 1 (3%) -
Business Services - - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (3%) -
Electronics 1 (13%) - 1 (3%) -
Environmental 1 (13%) - 1 (3%) -
Furniture - - 1 (3%) -
Leisure - - 1 (3%) -
Media - - 1 (3%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (13%) - 1 (3%) -
Retail - - 1 (3%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (3%) -
Software - - 1 (3%) -
Total 8 $56M 31 $1.1B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Italy 8 (100%) 56M (100%) 28 (90%) 1.1B (100%)
Germany - - 1 (3%) -
Luxembourg - - 1 (3%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 8 (100%) 56M (100%) 28 (90%) 1.1B (100%)
Cross-border - - 3 (10%) -
Total 8 $56M 31 $1.1B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 6 (75%) 56M (100%) 23 (74%) 313M (29%)
Secondary Buyout - - 2 (6%) 755M (71%)
Growth Capital 1 (13%) - 2 (6%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (13%) - 2 (6%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (3%) -
PIPE - - 1 (3%) -
Total 8 $56M 31 $1.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 6 (35%) 863M (80%)
Trade Sale 5 (29%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (18%) 211M (20%)
IPO 1 (6%) -
Sold to Management 1 (6%) -
Unknown 1 (6%) -
Total 17 $1.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lazard Ltd.
1
Banca IMI S.p.A.
1
Legal Deals
Legance - Avvocati Associati
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.0B
< $100M 2 $65M
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest FL Selenia SpA
$755M (2003-09-03)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.0B
< $100M 1 $28M
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest FL Selenia SpA
$835M (2005-11-14)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
58%
7 58%
Strategic(s)
42%
5 42%

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