Taros Capital BV Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Profile

Taros Capital BV’s most common sectors for investment areautomotive (20%) and chemicals (14%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (74%) and growth capital (14%). In total, Taros Capital BV has invested in 1 US state and 4 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (55%). Taros Capital BV’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2007 when it sold Taminco for $902M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity26
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity11
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 2

Taros Capital BV

Vinoly tower, 21th floor, Claude Debussylaan 46,
Amsterdam, 1082 MD
Netherlands
+31 (0) 20 4041221
www.taroscapital.com
amsterdam@taroscapital.com

Taros Capital is a private equity firm focused on investing in 'healthy', established, and profitable businesses headquartered in the Netherlands, Germany or Belgium. Taros looks to invest in companies valued from €25 to €350 million with at least €5 million in EBITDA. Targeted transactions include corporate spin-offs, public to privates, secondary buyouts, investor buy-ins, and family/founder sales. Sectors of interest include automotive, industrial parts and equipment, chemicals, business services, leisure, and marketing. Taros Capital was formed in 2005 when the buyout team completed its spin-off from AlpInvest Partners N.V. The Group is headquartered in Amsterdam, with additional offices in Antwerp and Frankfurt.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Distribution, Electronics, Leisure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Marketing, Software, Test/Measurement Equipment

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 5 -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 25 350
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 15 - - - - - 15
Sell (0.0/yr) # 11 - - - - - 11
vol $1.2B $1.2B
  26

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Raet BV 2011-08-24 - Secondary Sale
Amersfoort, Netherlands · www.vismaraet.nl
Itho Daalderop BV 2009-12-01 - Secondary Sale
Schiedam, Netherlands · www.ithodaalderop.com
Novem Car Interior Design GmbH 2008-06-02 - Secondary Sale
Vorbach, Germany · www.novem.com
ReMark International B.V. 2007-08-22 - Trade Sale
Amstelveen, Netherlands · www.remarkgroup.com
Taminco Corp. 2007-07-04 902M EUR Secondary Sale
Allentown, Pennsylvania · www.taminco.com
Essmann GmbH 2007-04-10 124M EUR Secondary Sale
Bad Salzuflen, Germany · www.essmann.de
Vetus den Ouden N.V. 2007-03-01 - Secondary Sale
Schiedam-Holland, Netherlands · www.vetus.nl
Zarges Tubesca GmbH 2007-01-29 176M EUR Secondary Sale
Weilheim, Germany · www.zarges.de
PBSG (Professional Business Solutions Group) AG 2006-01-24 - Trade Sale
Munich, Germany · www.pbsg.de
IMCD N.V. 2005-09-01 - Secondary Sale
Rotterdam, Netherlands · www.imcdgroup.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Automotive - - 3 (20%) -
Chemicals - - 2 (13%) -
Consumer Products - - 2 (13%) -
Manufacturing - - 2 (13%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (7%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (7%) -
Machinery - - 1 (7%) -
Marine - - 1 (7%) -
Marketing - - 1 (7%) -
Software - - 1 (7%) -
Total - - 15 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany - - 8 (53%) -
Netherlands - - 5 (33%) -
United States - - 1 (7%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (7%) -
Belgium - - 1 (7%) -
Domestic - - 5 (33%) -
Cross-border - - 10 (67%) -
Total - - 15 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 11 (73%) -
Growth Capital - - 2 (13%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (7%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (7%) -
Total - - 15 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 8 (73%) 1.2B (100%)
Trade Sale 3 (27%) -
Total 11 $1.2B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lincoln International
1
Legal Deals
Linklaters LLP
2

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $1.2B
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest Taminco Corp.
$902M (2007-07-04)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Strategic(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
55%
6 (55%)
Strategic(s)
27%
3 (27%)

FAQ

When was Taros Capital BV founded?

Taros Capital BV was founded in 1999.

Where is Taros Capital BV headquartered?

Taros Capital BV is headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

How much capital does Taros Capital BV have under management?

Taros Capital BV has 550M EUR under management.

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