VR Equitypartner Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, VR Equitypartner has acquired 2 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

VR Equitypartner’s most common sectors for investment aremanufacturing (9%) and information technology (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (45%) and stake purchase (26%). In total, VR Equitypartner has invested in 4 different countries.

In the last 3 years, VR Equitypartner has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (47%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity62
    • M&A Buy Activity47
    • M&A Sell Activity15
  • Total Sectors Invested 24
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 8

VR Equitypartner

VR Equitypartner GmbH

Platz der Republik,
Frankfurt, 60265
Germany
+49 69 710 476-0
www.vrep.de
mail@vrep.de

VR Equitypartner is a generalist private equity firm that provides equity and mezzanine financing to companies in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. VR does not have any sector preferences and targets medium sized business with at least €20 million in revenues. VR seeks stable businesses with strong growth prospects and experienced management. For both equity and mezzanine needs, the Firm looks to invest €1.5 to €15 million per transaction. VR was formed in 1970 and based in Frankfurt.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, E-Commerce, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Food, Furniture, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Packaging, Plastics, Restaurants, Retail, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 2 15
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 40 2 1 4 - - 47
Sell (1.2/yr) # 9 2 2 1 1 - 15
  62

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Ostertag DeTeWe GmbH 2023-06-20 - Trade Sale
Walddorfhaslach, Germany · www.ostertag.de
Schmidt & Bartl GmbH 2022-11-23 - Stake Purchase
Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany · www.schmidt-bartl.de
Zimmer & Hälbig GmbH 2022-10-17 - Stake Purchase
Bielefeld, Germany · www.zhb.de
Kälte Eckert GmbH 2022-07-28 - Secondary Sale
Markgröningen, Germany · www.kaelte-eckert.de
Liberty Damenmoden GmbH 2022-01-01 - Secondary Buyout
Lubbecke, Germany · www.liberty-woman.com
Heizungsdiscount 24 GmbH 2022-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Giessen, Germany · www.heizungsdiscount24.de
Senseca Germany GmbH 2021-12-07 - Secondary Sale
Remscheid, Germany · www.senseca.com
solectrix GmbH 2021-11-22 - Stake Purchase
Furth, Germany · www.solectrix.de
Gottfried Stiller GmbH 2021-07-08 - Secondary Sale
Cologne, Germany · www.megabad.com
N3K Informatik GmbH 2020-11-23 - Secondary Sale
Heilbronn, Germany · www.n3k.de
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
European Convenience Food GmbH 2014-06-01 Karl Kemper Convenience GmbH 2014-06-01 2
Garrel, Sweden · www.ecf-group.com Borken, Germany · www.karlkemper.de

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 3 (12%) - 4 (9%) -
Manufacturing 2 (8%) - 4 (9%) -
Automotive 2 (8%) - 3 (6%) -
Machinery - - 3 (6%) -
Plastics 2 (8%) - 3 (6%) -
Business Services 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Chemicals - - 2 (4%) -
Consumer Products 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
E-Commerce 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Electronics 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Food 2 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Packaging 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Distribution - - 1 (2%) -
Furniture 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Marine - - 1 (2%) -
Restaurants 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Retail 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Software 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (2%) -
Total 25 - 47 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 23 (92%) - 44 (94%) -
Austria 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Sweden 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 23 (92%) - 44 (94%) -
Cross-border 2 (8%) - 3 (6%) -
Total 25 - 47 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (20%) - 21 (45%) -
Stake Purchase 11 (44%) - 12 (26%) -
Growth Capital 4 (16%) - 6 (13%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (8%) - 5 (11%) -
Divestiture 2 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Consolidation 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 25 - 47 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 7 (47%) -
Trade Sale 6 (40%) -
Sold to Management 1 (7%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (7%) -
Total 15 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Livingstone Partners LLP
1
Alantra Partners, S.A. - Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
Norton Rose Fulbright
1
King & Wood Mallesons
1
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
1

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
13%
6 (13%)
Strategic(s)
4%
2 (4%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
47%
7 (47%)
Strategic(s)
40%
6 (40%)

FAQ

When was VR Equitypartner founded?

VR Equitypartner was founded in 1970.

What type of investor is VR Equitypartner?

VR Equitypartner is a private equity firm.

Where is VR Equitypartner headquartered?

VR Equitypartner is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany.

How much capital does VR Equitypartner have under management?

VR Equitypartner has 500M EUR under management.

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