Valhalla Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

Valhalla Partners’ most common sectors for investment are internet software and services (28%) and information technology (25%). The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (75%) and growth capital (10%). In total, Valhalla Partners has invested in 9 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired SafeNet for $634M.

In the last 3 years, Valhalla Partners has exited 6 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (66%). Valhalla Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold SafeNet for $890M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity72
    • M&A Buy Activity40
    • M&A Sell Activity32
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 39

Valhalla Partners

8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 1225,
Vienna, Virginia 22182
United States
(703) 448-1400
www.valhallapartners.com
info@valhallapartners.com

Valhalla Partners is a private equity and venture capital firm focused primarily on providing capital to technology companies in the Mid-Atlantic US. Valhalla will invest at all company stages, including early stage needs as well as more mature company situations such as divestitures. Sub-sectors of tech Valhalla will consider include software, internet, digital media, mobile, and data storage. Valhalla Partners was formed 2002 and is based in Vienna, Virginia.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Marketing, Media, Publishing, Software, Staffing, Technology Hardware, Transportation

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 40 - - - - - 40
vol $1.3B $1.3B
Sell (1.4/yr) # 25 1 1 4 1 - 32
vol $4.3B $4.3B
  72

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Custora, Inc. 2019-11-05 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.custora.com
Adaptly, Inc. 2018-12-12 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.adaptly.com
Videology, Inc. 2018-05-10 - Bankruptcy
Baltimore, Maryland · www.videologygroup.com
Vubiquity, Inc. - Avail-TVN 2018-01-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Reston, Virginia · www.vubiquity.com
GetWellNetwork, Inc. 2018-01-01 - Secondary Buyout
Bethesda, Maryland · www.getwellnetwork.com
Fishbowl, Inc. 2017-01-27 - Secondary Buyout
Alexandria, Virginia · www.fishbowl.com
Exadigm, Inc. 2016-04-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Santa Ana, California · www.exadigm.com
SolidFire, Inc. 2015-12-22 870M USD Add-on Acquisition
Boulder, Colorado · www.solidfire.com
Bidtellect, Inc. 2015-07-17 - Venture
Delray Beach, Florida · www.domainholdings.com
BlueStripe Software, Inc. 2015-06-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Morrisville,, North Carolina · www.bluestripe.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 5 (36%) 9M (21%) 11 (28%) 209M (16%)
Information Technology 3 (21%) 8M (19%) 10 (25%) 1.0B (81%)
Software 2 (14%) 25M (59%) 5 (13%) 25M (2%)
Technology Hardware 1 (7%) - 4 (10%) -
Marketing 1 (7%) - 2 (5%) -
Media 1 (7%) - 2 (5%) -
Business Services - - 1 (3%) 12M (1%)
Communications - - 1 (3%) -
Digital Media - - 1 (3%) -
E-Commerce - - 1 (3%) -
Publishing 1 (7%) - 1 (3%) -
Staffing - - 1 (3%) -
Total 14 $41M 40 $1.3B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 13 (100%) 17M (100%) 39 (100%) 1.2B (100%)
  Virginia 3 (23%) 1M (6%) 11 (28%) 1M (< 1%)
  Massachusetts 2 (15%) 8M (47%) 6 (15%) 394M (32%)
  New York 3 (23%) 5M (30%) 5 (13%) 205M (16%)
  California 2 (15%) - 5 (13%) 12M (1%)
  Maryland 1 (8%) - 4 (10%) 634M (51%)
  North Carolina - - 3 (8%) -
  Florida 2 (15%) 3M (17%) 2 (5%) 3M (< 1%)
  Colorado - - 2 (5%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (3%) -
Total 13 $17M 39 $1.2B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 14 (100%) 41M (100%) 30 (75%) 53M (4%)
Growth Capital - - 4 (10%) -
Going Private - - 3 (8%) 1.2B (96%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 3 (8%) -
Total 14 $41M 40 $1.3B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 15 (47%) 2.7B (62%)
Trade Sale 11 (34%) 1.6B (38%)
Bankruptcy 2 (6%) -
IPO 2 (6%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (6%) -
Total 32 $4.3B

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $1.2B
< $100M 6 $53M
TOTAL $1.3B
Largest SafeNet, Inc.
$634M (2007-03-06)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 9 $4.1B
< $100M 3 $208M
TOTAL $4.3B
Largest SafeNet, Inc.
$890M (2015-01-08)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
9%
2 9%
Strategic(s)
91%
21 91%

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