Truffle Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Truffle Capital’s most common sectors for investment are life science (18%) and software (13%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (34%) and growth capital (31%). In total, Truffle Capital has invested in 3 US states and 8 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired GoAdv for $8M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is ipo (50%). Truffle Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold Momac B.V. for $8M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity54
    • M&A Buy Activity38
    • M&A Sell Activity16
  • Total Sectors Invested 18
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 13
  • M&A Advisors 1

Truffle Capital

5, rue de la Baume,
Paris, 75008
France
+33 1 82 28 46 00
www.truffle.com
contact@truffle.com

Truffle Capital is a French private equity firm focused on majority investments in life science and information technology companies. Within IT, Truffle seeks businesses dealing in mobile content and connectivity, internet, technical software, IT security, and VOIP. Within the life science sector, the Firm looks at opportunities in therapeutic drugs and vaccines, medical devices, as well as other breakthrough technologies. Truffle Capital was formed in 2001 and is based in Paris.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Construction, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Gaming, Information Technology, Life Science, Marketing, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Renewable Energy, Software, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

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M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 38 - - - - - 38
vol $11M $11M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 16 - - - - - 16
vol $8M $8M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Momac B.V. 2015-08-04 8M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Rotterdam, Netherlands · www.momac.net
Immune Targeting Systems Ltd. 2015-02-17 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom
Altimmune, Inc. 2015-02-17 - Stake Purchase
Gaithersburg, Maryland · www.vaxin.com
Carbios SAS 2013-12-13 - IPO
Saint-Beauzire, France · www.carbios.fr
TheraDiag SA 2012-12-06 - IPO
Marne-la-Vallée, France · www.theradiag.com
Vexim SA 2012-05-03 - IPO
Balma, France · www.vexim.fr
PeopleCube, Inc. 2012-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Framingham, Massachusetts · www.peoplecube.com
ProSep, Inc. 2011-12-06 - Stake Purchase
Houston, Texas · www.prosep.com
Maisons Oregon 2011-10-10 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
, France · www.maisons-oregon.com
RF-iT Solutions GmbH 2011-10-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Graz, Austria · www.rf-it-solutions.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Life Science 5 (24%) 3M (31%) 7 (18%) 3M (31%)
Medical Products 2 (10%) - 5 (13%) -
Software 4 (19%) - 5 (13%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (10%) - 4 (10%) -
Information Technology 1 (5%) 8M (69%) 3 (8%) 8M (69%)
Renewable Energy 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
Technology Hardware 2 (10%) - 2 (5%) -
Business Services - - 1 (3%) -
Chemicals 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Communications - - 1 (3%) -
Construction 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Electronics - - 1 (3%) -
Gaming 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (3%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (3%) -
Marketing - - 1 (3%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (3%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 21 $11M 39 $11M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 16 (76%) 3M (31%) 27 (69%) 3M (31%)
Netherlands 2 (10%) - 3 (8%) -
United States 1 (5%) - 3 (8%) -
  Maryland 1 (5%) - 1 (3%) -
  Texas - - 1 (3%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (3%) -
Switzerland 1 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
Italy 1 (5%) 8M (69%) 1 (3%) 8M (69%)
United Kingdom - - 1 (3%) -
Austria - - 1 (3%) -
Luxembourg - - 1 (3%) -
Domestic 16 (76%) 3M (31%) 27 (69%) 3M (31%)
Cross-border 5 (24%) 8M (69%) 12 (31%) 8M (69%)
Total 21 $11M 39 $11M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (19%) 11M (100%) 13 (33%) 11M (100%)
Growth Capital 9 (43%) - 12 (31%) -
Venture 5 (24%) - 8 (21%) -
Divestiture 2 (10%) - 3 (8%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (5%) - 3 (8%) -
Total 21 $11M 39 $11M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 9 (56%) -
Trade Sale 5 (31%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (13%) 8M (100%)
Total 16 $8M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
McNamee Lawrence & Co. LLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $11M
TOTAL $11M
Largest GoAdv
$8M (2007-09-17)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $8M
TOTAL $8M
Largest Momac B.V.
$8M (2015-08-04)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
7 100%

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