The Raine Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, The Raine Group has invested in 2 companies.

The Raine Group’s most common sectors for investment are internet software and services (29%) and media (29%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (58%) and stake purchase (15%). In total, The Raine Group has invested in 5 US states and 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, The Raine Group has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (29%). The Raine Group’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Jagex for $300M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity20
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 3

The Raine Group

65 East 55th Street, 24th Floor,
New York, New York 10019
United States
(212) 603-5500
www.raine.com

The Raine Group is a global merchant bank focused on advising and investing in businesses operating in the digital, media & entertainment and sports & lifestyle sectors. Raine's investment arm looks to invest $5 to $80 million per transaction. The Raine Group was formed in 2009 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Digital Media, Internet Software and Services, Media, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 80
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 12 - 1 1 - - 14
Sell (0.8/yr) # 3 1 - 1 1 1 7
vol $300M $300M
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Olo, Inc. 2021-03-16 - IPO
New York, New York · www.olo.com
Parchment LLC 2020-02-11 - Unknown
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.parchment.com
Foursquare Labs, Inc. 2019-05-30 - Growth Capital
New York, New York · www.foursquare.com
Propagate Content 2018-01-16 - Growth Capital
Los Angeles, California · www.propagatecontent.com
Vice Media Group 2017-06-19 - Stake Purchase
Brooklyn, New York · www.vice.com
Jagex Ltd. 2016-03-15 300M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cambridge, United Kingdom · www.jagex.com
C3 Presents LLC 2014-12-19 - Stake Purchase
Austin, Texas · www.c3presents.com
Olo, Inc. 2014-10-27 - Growth Capital
New York, New York · www.olo.com
DraftKings, Inc. 2014-08-25 - Venture
Boston, Massachusetts · www.draftkings.com
Margaritaville Enterprises LLC 2014-07-30 - Stake Purchase
Orlando, Florida · www.margaritaville.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 1 (17%) - 4 (29%) -
Media 3 (50%) - 4 (29%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (17%) - 1 (7%) -
Communications - - 1 (7%) -
Consumer Services 1 (17%) - 1 (7%) -
Digital Media - - 1 (7%) -
Gaming - - 1 (7%) -
Staffing - - 1 (7%) -
Total 6 - 14 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 5 (83%) - 12 (86%) -
  New York 1 (17%) - 4 (29%) -
  Florida 2 (33%) - 3 (21%) -
  California 2 (33%) - 3 (21%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (7%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (7%) -
Australia 1 (17%) - 1 (7%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (7%) -
Domestic 5 (83%) - 12 (86%) -
Cross-border 1 (17%) - 2 (14%) -
Total 6 - 14 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 4 (67%) - 8 (57%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (33%) - 2 (14%) -
Venture - - 2 (14%) -
Joint Venture - - 1 (7%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (7%) -
Total 6 - 14 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 2 (29%) 300M (100%)
Stake Sale 2 (29%) -
IPO 1 (14%) -
SPAC 1 (14%) -
Unknown 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $300M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
The Raine Group LLC
1
Legal Deals
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
1
Johnson Winter & Slattery
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $300M
TOTAL $300M
Largest Jagex Ltd.
$300M (2016-03-15)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
14%
1 (14%)
Strategic(s)
43%
3 (43%)

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