The Longreach Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, The Longreach Group has acquired 5 companies.

The Longreach Group’s most common sectors for investment are restaurants (24%) and machinery (12%). The Firm’s most common investment types include divestiture (53%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (24%). In total, The Longreach Group has invested in 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, The Longreach Group has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity22
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 16

The Longreach Group

Sumitomo Fudosan Fukuoka Hanzomon Building 3F 1-12-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo, 102-0083
Japan
+813 3556 6740
www.longreachgroup.com
chiba@longreachgroup.com

The Longreach Group is an independent private equity firm focused on opportunities in Japan and North Asia. The Firm looks to invest as a control or minority investor in businesses operating in the technology, industrial, financial services, business services, and consumer-related sectors. Longreach targets transactions valued from $50 million to $1 billion where the Firm can invest from $30 million to $200 million. The Longreach Group was formed in 2003 and has offices in Tokyo and Hong Kong.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Electrical Equipment, Financial Services, Information Technology, Machinery, Media, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Restaurants, Technology Hardware, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Asia/Pacific

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 30 200
Enterprise Value 50 1,000
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 12 - 2 1 2 - 17
Sell (0.6/yr) # 2 - 1 2 - - 5
  22

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Japan Systems Co. Ltd. 2020-12-24 - Divestiture
Tokyo, Japan · www.japan-systems.co.jp
Caffè Veloce 2020-01-07 - Divestiture
, Japan
SOL-PLUS Co., Ltd. 2019-08-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Tokyo, Japan · www.sol-plus.co.jp
NOC Outsourcing & Consulting Co., Ltd. 2019-08-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Tokyo, Japan · www.noc-net.co.jp
Quasar 2019-04-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Cheung Sha Wan, Hong Kong · www.quasar-med.com
Fujitsu Component Ltd. 2018-07-26 - Divestiture
Tokyo, Japan
Cyberdo Co., Ltd. 2018-05-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Tokyo, Japan · www.cybird.co.jp
Kohikan Corporation Ltd. 2018-03-07 - Divestiture
Tokyo, Japan · www.kohikan.co.jp
NOC Outsourcing & Consulting Co., Ltd. 2016-10-03 - Divestiture
Tokyo, Japan · www.noc-net.co.jp
Wendy's Japan LLC 2016-06-01 - Divestiture
Tokyo, Japan · www.wendys.co.jp
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Wendy's Japan LLC 2016-06-01 First Kitchen Co., Ltd. 2016-06-02 1
Tokyo, Japan · www.wendys.co.jp Tokyo, Japan · www.first-kitchen.co.jp

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Restaurants 3 (30%) - 4 (24%) -
Machinery 1 (10%) - 2 (12%) -
Business Services - - 1 (6%) -
Consumer Products 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (6%) -
Financial Services 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Media - - 1 (6%) -
Medical Products 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Plastics - - 1 (6%) -
Software 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Transportation - - 1 (6%) -
Total 10 - 17 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Japan 7 (70%) - 14 (82%) -
Hong Kong 2 (20%) - 2 (12%) -
Taiwan 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Domestic 7 (70%) - 14 (82%) -
Cross-border 3 (30%) - 3 (18%) -
Total 10 - 17 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Divestiture 6 (60%) - 9 (53%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (10%) - 4 (24%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (10%) - 2 (12%) -
PIPE 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 10 - 17 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (80%) -
Trade Sale 1 (20%) -
Total 5 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Strategic(s)
59%
10 (59%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
5 (100%)

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