Warburg Pincus Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Warburg Pincus has acquired 22 companies. It has also invested in 31 others.

Warburg Pincus’ most common sectors for investment are oil/gas exploration (9%) and financial services (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (32%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (21%). In total, Warburg Pincus has invested in 36 US states and 30 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Aramark for $8.3B.

In the last 3 years, Warburg Pincus has exited 32 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (40%). Warburg Pincus’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2013 when it sold Bausch & Lomb for $8.7B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity563
    • M&A Buy Activity399
    • M&A Sell Activity164
  • Total Sectors Invested 48
  • Total Countries Invested 30
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 183
  • M&A Advisors 38

Warburg Pincus LLC

450 Lexington Avenue,
New York, New York 10017
United States
(212) 878-0600
www.warburgpincus.com
contact@warburgpincus.com

Warburg Pincus is a mega-sized, global private equity firm focused on investment opportunities across North America, Asia, and Europe. Warburg will consider investing at various company stages, from early-stage opportunities to distressed situations. Warburg Pincus is organized by industry groups. Verticals include financial services, healthcare, technology, media & telecommunications, energy, consumer & industrial, and real estate. Within financial services, Warburg will consider asset/wealth managers, banks, exchanges, financial technology, insurance, transaction processing, private banking, and specialty/consumer finance. Within healthcare, specific areas of interest include medical devices, healthcare services, and biotech/pharmaceuticals. Within technology/media/communications, Warburg targets software, media/internet/information, financial technology, telecom, business services, and systems/semiconductors. Within energy, specific areas of interest include oil/gas exploration, power generation/transmission, and alternative energy. Warburg Pincus raised its first fund in 1966 and is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Education, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Services, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marine, Marketing, Media, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Packaging, Publishing, Real Estate, Renewable Energy, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase, Venture

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Scandinavia, Asia/Pacific, Central Asia/India

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 100 500
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (16.2/yr) # 318 29 33 11 7 1 399
vol $44.7B $20M $395M $3.4B $48.5B
Sell (8.0/yr) # 124 8 10 14 6 2 164
vol $42.9B $2.0B $1.3B $8.0B $182M $54.4B
  563

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Personetics Technologies Ltd. 2021-02-16 - Venture
New York, New York · www.personetics.com
Hygiena LLC 2021-02-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Camarillo, California · www.hygiena.com
Independence Resources Management LLC 2021-01-07 182M USD Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.independenceresources.com
Avaloq Group AG 2020-12-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Zürich, Switzerland · www.avaloq.com
McMakler GmbH 2020-11-20 - Growth Capital
Berlin, Germany · www.mcmakler.de
Sotera Health Co. 2020-11-19 - IPO
Broadview Heights, Ohio · www.soterahealth.com
Rubicon Oilfield International 2020-11-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas
Sweeping Corporation of America, Inc. 2020-11-03 - Secondary Buyout
Cleveland, Ohio · www.sweepingcorp.com
Service Logic LLC 2020-11-02 - Secondary Buyout
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.servicelogic.com
GA Food Service, Inc. 2020-09-23 - Growth Capital
St. Petersburg, Florida · www.sunmeadow.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Duravant, inc. 2017-06-16 Cloud Packaging Solutions 2020-11-16 8
Downers Grove, Illinois · www.duravant.com Des Plaines, Illinois · www.cloudeg.com
Ensign Natural Resources LLC 2017-01-01 Pioneer Natural Resources Co. - Eagle Ford Acreage 2019-05-07 1
, United States Irving, Texas
Duravant, inc. 2017-06-16 Wulftec International Inc. 2018-12-21 7
Downers Grove, Illinois · www.duravant.com Ayer’s Cliff, Quebec · www.wulftec.com
Hawkwood Energy LLC 2012-08-14 Halcón Resources Corp. - East Texas Assets 2017-01-25 1
Denver, Colorado · www.hawkwoodenergy.com , Texas
Glansaol LLC 2015-10-01 Laura Geller Beauty LLC 2016-12-20 3
, United States · www.glansaol.com New York, New York · www.laurageller.com
SCM Insurance Services, Inc. 2010-08-02 Rochon Engineering Corp. 2014-08-25 4
Edmonton, Alberta · www.scm.ca Bolton, Ontario · www.rochons.ca
SCM Insurance Services, Inc. 2010-08-02 CKR Global 2014-08-25 3
Edmonton, Alberta · www.scm.ca Toronto, Ontario
SCM Insurance Services, Inc. 2010-08-02 Granite Global Solutions 2014-08-24 2
Edmonton, Alberta · www.scm.ca Toronto, Ontario · www.graniteglobalsolutions.com
Premier FMCG (Pty) Ltd. 2007-10-01 Lil-lets Group Ltd. 2013-10-09 1
Midrand, South Africa · www.premierfoods.com Solihull, United Kingdom · www.lil-lets.com
International Technidyne Corp. 2010-11-04 Accumetrics, Inc. 2013-08-30 1
Edison, New Jersey · www.itcmed.com San Diego, California · www.accumetrics.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Oil/Gas Exploration 21 (11%) 300M (3%) 35 (9%) 969M (2%)
Financial Services 12 (6%) - 31 (8%) 730M (2%)
Information Technology 20 (10%) 1.6B (18%) 29 (7%) 1.6B (4%)
Software 13 (7%) - 27 (7%) 2.4B (5%)
Internet Software and Services 16 (8%) 20M (< 1%) 26 (7%) 995M (2%)
Life Science 5 (3%) - 23 (6%) 227M (< 1%)
Healthcare Services 11 (6%) 72M (1%) 22 (6%) 942M (2%)
Business Services 7 (4%) - 20 (5%) 9.3B (20%)
Communications 6 (3%) 3.4B (37%) 17 (4%) 4.8B (10%)
Medical Products 4 (2%) - 16 (4%) 5.0B (11%)
Real Estate 11 (6%) - 12 (3%) -
Insurance 5 (3%) 1.0B (11%) 11 (3%) 1.8B (4%)
Transportation 9 (5%) 1.3B (14%) 11 (3%) 1.7B (4%)
Retail 5 (3%) 200M (2%) 10 (3%) 5.3B (12%)
Energy Services and Equipment 4 (2%) 666M (7%) 10 (3%) 841M (2%)
Media - - 6 (2%) 2.5B (5%)
Leisure 5 (3%) 43M (< 1%) 6 (2%) 43M (< 1%)
Renewable Energy 3 (2%) - 6 (2%) -
Automotive 2 (1%) - 5 (1%) 150M (< 1%)
Marketing 1 (1%) 32M (< 1%) 5 (1%) 32M (< 1%)
Aerospace 2 (1%) - 5 (1%) -
Education 4 (2%) - 5 (1%) -
Information Services 2 (1%) 100M (1%) 4 (1%) 3.5B (8%)
Manufacturing 1 (1%) - 4 (1%) 160M (< 1%)
Consumer Products 3 (2%) - 4 (1%) -
Consumer Services 2 (1%) - 4 (1%) -
Food 3 (2%) - 4 (1%) -
Restaurants 2 (1%) - 4 (1%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (1%) - 4 (1%) -
Machinery 2 (1%) - 3 (1%) 1.2B (3%)
Apparel/Textiles 3 (2%) 354M (4%) 3 (1%) 354M (1%)
Safety/Security - - 3 (1%) -
Packaging 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 630M (1%)
Building Materials - - 2 (1%) 349M (1%)
Distribution - - 2 (1%) -
E-Commerce 2 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Environmental 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Infrastructure 2 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Semiconductors - - 2 (1%) -
Staffing 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Utilities 1 (1%) 97M (1%) 1 (< 1%) 97M (< 1%)
Chemicals 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Diversified 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Engineering - - 1 (< 1%) -
Furniture - - 1 (< 1%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (< 1%) -
Publishing - - 1 (< 1%) -
Total 196 $9.1B 400 $45.5B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 72 (37%) 3.3B (37%) 197 (49%) 34.1B (74%)
  California 13 (7%) 1.6B (18%) 40 (10%) 1.7B (4%)
  Texas 9 (5%) - 27 (7%) 7.5B (16%)
  New York 6 (3%) 1.0B (11%) 13 (3%) 5.5B (12%)
  Massachusetts 3 (2%) - 10 (3%) 4.4B (10%)
  Colorado 4 (2%) 300M (3%) 8 (2%) 560M (1%)
  Florida 4 (2%) 255M (3%) 7 (2%) 255M (1%)
  Ohio 3 (2%) - 7 (2%) 675M (1%)
  New Jersey 2 (1%) - 7 (2%) 1.5B (3%)
  Pennsylvania 1 (1%) - 7 (2%) 9.7B (21%)
  Washington 1 (1%) - 6 (2%) -
  North Carolina - - 6 (2%) 1.2B (2%)
  Illinois 3 (2%) - 5 (1%) 160M (< 1%)
  Arizona 2 (1%) - 5 (1%) 438M (1%)
  Maryland 2 (1%) - 5 (1%) -
  Virginia 3 (2%) 20M (< 1%) 4 (1%) 20M (< 1%)
  Tennessee 1 (1%) - 4 (1%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) 300M (1%)
  Georgia 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
  Connecticut 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
  Minnesota - - 3 (1%) 130M (< 1%)
  Utah 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
  Nebraska 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
  Nevada - - 2 (1%) -
  Wisconsin - - 2 (1%) -
  South Dakota 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Oregon 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Maine 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Iowa 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Idaho 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  West Virginia 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Delaware - - 1 (< 1%) -
China 41 (21%) - 58 (15%) 175M (< 1%)
India 30 (15%) 341M (4%) 40 (10%) 341M (1%)
United Kingdom 7 (4%) 4.4B (48%) 21 (5%) 5.9B (13%)
Canada 9 (5%) - 14 (4%) 509M (1%)
  Alberta 6 (3%) - 10 (3%) 509M (1%)
  Ontario 3 (2%) - 4 (1%) -
Germany 3 (2%) - 9 (2%) -
Brazil 7 (4%) 97M (1%) 8 (2%) 97M (< 1%)
Netherlands 1 (1%) - 6 (2%) 3.0B (6%)
Spain 2 (1%) - 5 (1%) -
Vietnam 4 (2%) - 4 (1%) -
Hong Kong 3 (2%) - 4 (1%) -
Singapore 3 (2%) - 4 (1%) -
Israel 2 (1%) - 4 (1%) 150M (< 1%)
Indonesia 3 (2%) - 3 (1%) -
Bermuda 1 (1%) 1.0B (11%) 3 (1%) 1.8B (4%)
Czech Republic - - 3 (1%) -
France 2 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Norway 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Poland 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Austria 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Kenya 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Luxembourg 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
South Africa 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Hungary - - 1 (< 1%) 72M (< 1%)
Australia - - 1 (< 1%) -
Russia - - 1 (< 1%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (< 1%) -
Taiwan - - 1 (< 1%) -
United Arab Emirates - - 1 (< 1%) -
Domestic 72 (37%) 3.3B (37%) 197 (49%) 34.1B (74%)
Cross-border 124 (63%) 5.8B (63%) 202 (51%) 12.0B (26%)
Total 196 $9.1B 399 $46.1B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 83 (42%) 527M (6%) 126 (32%) 787M (2%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 27 (14%) 2.4B (26%) 83 (21%) 5.2B (12%)
Venture 40 (20%) 129M (1%) 63 (16%) 175M (< 1%)
Secondary Buyout 18 (9%) - 50 (13%) 7.9B (19%)
PIPE 6 (3%) 1.0B (11%) 24 (6%) 1.8B (4%)
Stake Purchase 9 (5%) - 20 (5%) -
Divestiture 4 (2%) - 13 (3%) 2.2B (5%)
Going Private 3 (2%) 5.0B (55%) 9 (2%) 23.4B (55%)
Recapitalization 2 (1%) - 5 (1%) 730M (2%)
Joint Venture 3 (2%) - 3 (1%) -
Consolidation 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Special Situations/Distressed - - 2 (1%) -
Total 196 $9.1B 400 $42.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 39 (24%) 30.6B (56%)
Secondary Sale 33 (20%) 18.6B (34%)
IPO 33 (20%) -
Trade Sale 28 (17%) 3.2B (6%)
Stake Sale 9 (5%) 917M (2%)
Merger 7 (4%) 1.0B (2%)
Sold to Management 5 (3%) 155M (< 1%)
Bankruptcy 4 (2%) -
Unknown 3 (2%) -
Recapitalization 2 (1%) -
Sold to Existing Investors 1 (1%) -
Total 164 $54.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
8
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
4
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
4
Legal Deals
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
15
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
5
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
4

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 13 $37.6B
$100M to $1B 26 $10.2B
< $100M 13 $707M
TOTAL $48.5B
Largest Aramark Corp.
$8.3B (2007-01-26)
sell # Total
> $1B 13 $41.7B
$100M to $1B 28 $12.4B
< $100M 6 $385M
TOTAL $54.4B
Largest Bausch & Lomb, Inc.
$8.7B (2013-05-27)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
13%
52 (13%)
Strategic(s)
4%
17 (4%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
22%
36 (22%)
Strategic(s)
45%
73 (45%)

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