ViewPoint Capital Partners AG Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

ViewPoint Capital Partners AG’s most common sectors for investment are software (45%) and information technology (23%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (34%) and venture (34%). In total, ViewPoint Capital Partners AG has invested in 1 US state and 5 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2005 when it acquired arcplan Information Services for $31M.

In the last 3 years, ViewPoint Capital Partners AG has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (60%). ViewPoint Capital Partners AG’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2013 when it sold Saperion AG for $72M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity10
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

ViewPoint Capital Partners AG

Seegartenstrasse 2,
Zurich, 8008
Switzerland
+41. 44. 210 4985
www.viewpointpartners.com
info@viewpointpartners.com

ViewPoint Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on acquiring majority/minority stakes in growing, lower middle-market software and internet technology companies. ViewPoint looks for opportunities in German-speaking countries, the Benelux, and France. Target businesses generally have €3 to €30 million in sales, where ViewPoint can commit up to €15 million in capital to facilitate growth. ViewPoint Capital Partners was formed in 2000 and is based in Zurich.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Financial Services, Gaming, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom, Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 3 30
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 3 15
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
vol $31M $31M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 7 - 2 - 1 - 10
vol $72M $72M
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
HYPE Softwaretechnik GmbH 2019-04-08 - Stake Purchase
Bonn, Germany · www.hypeinnovation.com
Dovetail Group Ltd. 2017-08-21 - Add-on Acquisition
London, Pennsylvania · www.dovetailsystems.com
Acrolinx GmbH 2017-07-24 - Secondary Buyout
Berlin, Germany · www.acrolinx.com
arcplan Information Services GmbH 2015-03-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Langenfeld, Germany · www.arcplan.com
Adnologies GmbH 2015-01-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Hamburg, Germany · www.adnologies.com
Saperion AG 2013-08-20 72M USD Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Germany · www.saperion.de
TRICENTIS GmbH 2012-12-12 - Growth Capital
Vienna, Austria · www.tricentis.com
Quant House SAS 2012-04-20 - Trade Sale
Paris, France · www.quanthouse.com
Adnologies GmbH 2011-09-20 - Venture
Hamburg, Germany · www.adnologies.com
Dovetail Group Ltd. 2011-09-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
London, Pennsylvania · www.dovetailsystems.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 1 (50%) - 4 (44%) 31M (100%)
Information Technology - - 2 (22%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (50%) - 2 (22%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (11%) -
Total 2 - 9 $31M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 1 (50%) - 5 (56%) 31M (100%)
Austria 1 (50%) - 1 (11%) -
United States - - 1 (11%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (11%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (11%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 (11%) -
France - - 1 (11%) -
Total 2 - 9 $31M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 1 (50%) - 3 (33%) -
Venture 1 (50%) - 3 (33%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 2 (22%) -
Recapitalization - - 1 (11%) 31M (100%)
Total 2 - 9 $31M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 6 (60%) 72M (100%)
Trade Sale 2 (20%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (10%) -
Stake Sale 1 (10%) -
Total 10 $72M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $31M
TOTAL $31M
Largest arcplan Information Services GmbH
$31M (2005-08-10)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $72M
TOTAL $72M
Largest Saperion AG
$72M (2013-08-20)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
25%
2 25%
Strategic(s)
75%
6 75%

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