VM Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

VM Capital’s most common sectors for investment arerenewable energy (18%) and information technology (14%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (83%) and secondary buyout (9%). In total, VM Capital has invested in 2 US states and 8 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (43%). VM Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2009 when it sold Innovatis AG for $17M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity42
    • M&A Buy Activity23
    • M&A Sell Activity19
  • Total Sectors Invested 12
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 1

VM Capital

Graf-Adolf-StraBe 18,
Dusseldorf, D-40212
Germany
+49 211 862 869 10
www.vmcap.com
info@vmcap.com

VM Capital (formerly known as Ventizz Capital Partners) is a private equity firm that targets investments in growth-oriented technology businesses operating throughout Europe. VM Capital will consider investing in individual companies as well as acquisitions of secondary private equity transactions. Specific sectors of interest include renewable energy/clean technology, semiconductors, electronics, photonics, materials applicaton, industrial automation, medical technology, IT, and communications. Vorndran looks for control stakes when making investments. The Firm's investment horizon is 3 to 6 years. VM Capital was formed in 2000 and is based in Dusseldorf.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Medical Products, Oil/Gas Exploration, Renewable Energy, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 400
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 2 50
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 21 2 - - - - 23
Sell (0.0/yr) # 19 - - - - - 19
vol $17M $17M
  42

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
PAVOY GmbH Paul van Oyen 2018-09-24 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hillesheim, Germany · www.pavoy.de
IBYKUS AG 2018-02-28 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Erfurt, Germany · www.ibykus.de
vitronet Holding GmbH 2017-06-01 - Secondary Buyout
Essen, Germany · www.vitronet.de
SSP Technology AS 2017-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Stenstrup, Denmark · www.ssptech.com
Victor Hasselblad AB 2017-01-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Gothenburg, Sweden · www.hasselblad.com
Sovello AG 2012-05-14 - Bankruptcy
Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany · www.sovello.com
Rioglass Solar SA 2012-01-19 - Secondary Buyout
Asturias, Spain · www.rioglassolar.com
Thomas Krenn AG 2011-09-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Freyung, Germany · www.thomas-krenn.com
exceet Group SCA 2011-07-27 - IPO
Grevenmacher, Luxembourg · www.exceet.ch
QSIL - Quarzschmelze Ilmenau GmbH 2011-07-18 - Trade Sale
Langewiesen, Germany · www.qsil.de
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Renewable Energy - - 4 (17%) -
Information Technology 2 (67%) - 3 (13%) -
Manufacturing 1 (33%) - 3 (13%) -
Technology Hardware - - 3 (13%) -
Electronics - - 2 (9%) -
Medical Products - - 2 (9%) -
Business Services - - 1 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (4%) -
Engineering - - 1 (4%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (4%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (4%) -
Software - - 1 (4%) -
Total 3 - 23 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 3 (100%) - 13 (57%) -
Switzerland - - 3 (13%) -
United States - - 2 (9%) -
  Massachusetts - - 1 (4%) -
  California - - 1 (4%) -
Spain - - 1 (4%) -
Austria - - 1 (4%) -
Denmark - - 1 (4%) -
Luxembourg - - 1 (4%) -
Sweden - - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 3 (100%) - 13 (57%) -
Cross-border - - 10 (43%) -
Total 3 - 23 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (100%) - 19 (83%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 2 (9%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (4%) -
Venture - - 1 (4%) -
Total 3 - 23 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 12 (63%) 17M (100%)
IPO 2 (11%) -
Secondary Sale 2 (11%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (11%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (5%) -
Total 19 $17M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Close Brothers Group plc
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $17M
TOTAL $17M
Largest Innovatis AG
$17M (2009-03-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
9%
2 (9%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
11%
2 (11%)
Strategic(s)
32%
6 (32%)

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