M&A Deal Summary

Trimble Acquires Transporeon

On December 12, 2022, Trimble acquired internet software and services company Transporeon from HgCapital for 1.9B EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Trimble’s 7th transaction in the Internet Software and Services sector.
  • This is Trimble’s 0th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Trimble’s 11th transaction in Germany.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2022-12-12
Target Transporeon
Sector Internet Software and Services
Buyer(s) Trimble
Sellers(s) HgCapital
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 1.9B EUR
Advisor(s) Goldman Sachs (Financial)

Target

Transporeon

Ulm, Germany
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Transporeon is a provider of transportation logistics cloud platform allows manufacturers, retailers and carriers to fully digitize their transportation logistics processes. Transporeon was founded in 2000 and is based in Ulm, Germany.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Trimble

Sunnyvale, California, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1978
Sector Information Technology
Employees11,402
Revenue 3.7B USD (2022)
DESCRIPTION
Entrance to Trimble Navigation's corporate headquarters in Sunnyvale, California.
Entrance to Trimble Navigation's corporate headquarters in Sunnyvale, California.

Trimble is a provider of location-based solutions. The Company integrates its positioning expertise in GPS, laser, optical and inertial technologies with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide an array of commercial solutions. Trimble's technology serves a variety of industries including agriculture, engineering and construction, transportation and wireless communications infrastructure. Trimble was founded in 1978 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 105 of 106
Sector (Internet Software and Services) 7 of 7
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 92 of 93
Country (Germany) 11 of 11
Year (2022) 3 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2022-09-14 B2W

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States

B2W provides specialized software for heavy civil construction management. B2W was founded in 1993 and is based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2023-11-09 Kuebix

Maynard, Massachusetts, United States

Kuebix provides a transportation management system (TMS) that powers North America's largest shipping community. Kuebix is transforming the transportation industry with a common TMS platform for shippers, carriers, and intermediaries that enables new levels of visibility and efficiency for the entire market. Kuebix was founded in 2008 and is based in Maynard, Massachusetts.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

HgCapital

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2000
PE ASSETS 65.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

HgCapital is a European private equity firm focused on a wide range of transactions including public-to-private leveraged buy-outs, management buy-ins, divestitures, and turnarounds. Broad sectors of interest include consumer and leisure, healthcare, industrials, services, technology, media, and renewable energy. The Firm will consider both majority and minority investment positions. HgCapital is the successor to Mercury Capital Partners, a former unit of Merill Lynch which was spun out by management in 2000. HgCapital has offices in London and Munich.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 84 of 86
Sector (Internet Software and Services) 12 of 12
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 41 of 41
Country (Germany) 17 of 17
Year (2022) 3 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 33
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2022-10-04 Quantios

Fleet, United Kingdom

Quantios provides entity management, client accounting, practice management, compliance, and workflow software for trust, fund and corporate service providers around the world. The Company serves over 360 customers and 26,000 users in over 30 jurisdictions, through eleven offices worldwide in key jurisdictions including Australia, Guernsey, Jersey, Luxembourg, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. Quantios was founded in 1996 and is based in Fleet, England.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2023-05-18 GTreasury

Buffalo Grove, Illinois, United States

GTreasury is a provider of treasury management software for organizations spanning the world. GTreasury’s solution illuminates a treasury’s liquidity by centralizing all incoming and outgoing banking activities, along with tracking all financial instrument activities. GTreasury was founded in 1986 and is based in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

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