VIG Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

VIG Partners’ most common sectors for investment are building materials (15%) and electronics (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (72%) and divestiture (15%). Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Siltron for $761M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 1

VIG Partners

16F AIA Tower, 16, Tongil-ro 2-Gil, Jung-gu,
Seoul, 100-130
South Korea
822-3788-0700
www.vigpartners.com
contact@vigpartners.com

Vogo Investment is a Korean buyout fund focused on control and significant minority equity investments in a broad range of Korean companies. The Firm generally targets transactions requiring equity of $100 to $300 million and works closely with management to streamline operations and locate growth opportunities. Broad areas of interest include consumer products, financial services, electronics, mobile commerce, and insurance. VIG Partners was formerly known as Vogo Investment Group. VIG was formed in 2005 and is based in Seoul.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Consumer Products, Electronics, Financial Services, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Semiconductors

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

Geographic Preferences: Asia/Pacific

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 50 300
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $819M $819M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
eNuri.com Co., Ltd. 2014-04-30 - Stake Purchase
Seoul, South Korea · www.enuri.com
Samyang Optics Co., Ltd. 2013-08-19 58M KRW Divestiture
Changwon, South Korea · www.syopt.co.kr
Kohler Novita Ltd. 2011-12-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Cheonan, South Korea · www.novita.co.kr
BC Card Co. Ltd. 2011-02-25 - Secondary Buyout
Seoul, South Korea · www.bccard.com
BC Card Co. Ltd. 2009-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Seoul, South Korea · www.bccard.com
Tong Yang Life Insurance Co., Ltd. 2009-10-08 - IPO
Seoul, South Korea · www.myangel.co.kr
Siltron, Inc. 2007-12-17 761M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Gumi, South Korea · www.siltron.co.kr
iRiver Co., Ltd. 2007-02-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Seoul, South Korea · www.iriver.co.kr
Kohler Novita Ltd. 2006-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Cheonan, South Korea · www.novita.co.kr
Tong Yang Life Insurance Co., Ltd. 2006-05-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Seoul, South Korea · www.myangel.co.kr
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Siltron, Inc. 2007-12-17 DuPont Electronics & Imaging - Compound Semiconductor Solutions 2019-09-10 1
Gumi, South Korea · www.siltron.co.kr , Delaware

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Semiconductors 1 (25%) 761M (93%) 1 (14%) 761M (93%)
Manufacturing 1 (25%) 58M (7%) 1 (14%) 58M (7%)
Building Materials - - 1 (14%) -
Electronics 1 (25%) - 1 (14%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (14%) -
Insurance - - 1 (14%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (25%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 4 $819M 7 $819M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
South Korea 4 (100%) 819M (100%) 7 (100%) 819M (100%)
Total 4 $819M 7 $819M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (50%) 761M (93%) 5 (71%) 761M (93%)
Divestiture 1 (25%) 58M (7%) 1 (14%) 58M (7%)
Stake Purchase 1 (25%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 4 $819M 7 $819M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 1 (33%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (33%) -
Trade Sale 1 (33%) -
Total 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Kim & Chang
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $761M
< $100M 1 $58M
TOTAL $819M
Largest Siltron, Inc.
$761M (2007-12-17)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%

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