Warburg Pincus Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Warburg Pincus has acquired 27 companies. It has also invested in 38 others.

Warburg Pincus’ most common sectors for investment are oil/gas exploration (10%) and financial services (9%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (32%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (19%). In total, Warburg Pincus has invested in 36 US states and 31 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 44 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (37%). 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 Activity603
    • M&A Buy Activity409
    • M&A Sell Activity194
  • Total Sectors Invested 47
  • Total Countries Invested 31
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 197
  • M&A Advisors 39

Warburg Pincus

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 (18.6/yr) # 316 30 33 13 9 8 409
vol $42.7B $20M $3.4B $3.4B $5.8B $55.4B
Sell (11.8/yr) # 136 15 11 17 9 7 195
vol $43.6B $2.0B $1.3B $8.0B $1.0B $55.9B
  604

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Flexxray LLC 2021-07-26 - Secondary Buyout
Arlington, Texas · www.flexxray.com
Hawkwood Energy LLC 2021-07-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Denver, Colorado · www.hawkwoodenergy.com
Food Safety Net Services 2021-07-08 - Growth Capital
San Antonio, Texas · www.fsns.com
Exeter Finance LLC 2021-06-28 - Secondary Buyout
Austin, Texas · www.exeterfinance.com
Black Swan Energy Ltd. 2021-06-11 836M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Calgary, Alberta · www.blackswanenergy.com
Premier Technical Services Group Ltd. 2021-05-17 - Growth Capital
Castleford, United Kingdom · www.ptsg.co.uk
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. 2021-04-03 - Special Situations/Distressed
Estero, Florida · www.hertz.com
Alignment Healthcare USA LLC 2021-03-25 - IPO
Orange, California · www.alignmenthealthcare.com
Kalyan Jewellers India Private Ltd 2021-03-15 - IPO
Thrissur, India · www.kalyanjewellers.net
Gangavaram Port Ltd. 2021-03-04 - Stake Purchase
Hyderabad, India · www.gangavaram.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Sweeping Corporation of America, Inc. 2020-11-03 Lots Appeal Environmental Services, Inc. 2021-04-15 12
Cleveland, Ohio · www.sweepingcorp.com Smyrna, Georgia
Watford Holdings Ltd. 2020-11-02 Axeria IARD 2021-04-09 1
Pembroke, Bermuda · www.watfordre.com LYON Cedex, France · www.axeria-iard.fr
Duravant, inc. 2017-06-16 Cloud Packaging Solutions 2020-11-16 9
Downers Grove, Illinois · www.duravant.com Des Plaines, Illinois · www.cloudeg.com
Edelman Financial Engines LLC 2018-05-01 EF Legacy Securities LLC 2019-11-13 1
Sunnyvale, California · www.edelmanfinancialengines.com Henrico, Kentucky
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 8
Downers Grove, Illinois · www.duravant.com Ayer’s Cliff, Quebec · www.wulftec.com
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

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Oil/Gas Exploration 18 (11%) - 38 (9%) 969M (2%)
Financial Services 14 (8%) 3.0B (19%) 36 (9%) 3.8B (7%)
Information Technology 19 (11%) 1.6B (10%) 30 (7%) 1.6B (3%)
Software 10 (6%) - 28 (7%) 2.4B (5%)
Internet Software and Services 18 (11%) 20M (< 1%) 28 (7%) 995M (2%)
Life Science 4 (2%) 100M (1%) 24 (6%) 327M (1%)
Healthcare Services 7 (4%) - 20 (5%) 870M (2%)
Business Services 7 (4%) - 19 (5%) 9.3B (18%)
Communications 4 (2%) 3.4B (22%) 17 (4%) 4.8B (9%)
Medical Products 3 (2%) - 16 (4%) 5.0B (10%)
Real Estate 11 (6%) - 14 (3%) -
Insurance 6 (4%) 5.8B (37%) 13 (3%) 6.6B (13%)
Transportation 9 (5%) 1.3B (8%) 12 (3%) 1.7B (3%)
Retail 3 (2%) - 10 (2%) 5.1B (10%)
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (1%) 66M (< 1%) 8 (2%) 241M (< 1%)
Media - - 6 (1%) 2.5B (5%)
Renewable Energy 2 (1%) - 6 (1%) -
Automotive 1 (1%) - 5 (1%) 150M (< 1%)
Aerospace 2 (1%) - 5 (1%) -
Education 4 (2%) - 5 (1%) -
Information Services 1 (1%) - 4 (1%) 3.4B (6%)
Manufacturing 1 (1%) - 4 (1%) 160M (< 1%)
Leisure 3 (2%) 43M (< 1%) 4 (1%) 43M (< 1%)
Consumer Products 3 (2%) - 4 (1%) -
Consumer Services 2 (1%) - 4 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment 2 (1%) - 4 (1%) -
Food 1 (1%) - 4 (1%) -
Marketing - - 4 (1%) -
Restaurants 1 (1%) - 4 (1%) -
Machinery 2 (1%) - 3 (1%) 1.2B (2%)
Apparel/Textiles 3 (2%) 354M (2%) 3 (1%) 354M (1%)
Safety/Security - - 3 (1%) -
Technology Hardware - - 3 (1%) -
Packaging 1 (1%) - 2 (< 1%) 630M (1%)
Building Materials - - 2 (< 1%) 349M (1%)
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (1%) - 2 (< 1%) 55M (< 1%)
Distribution - - 2 (< 1%) -
E-Commerce 2 (1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Environmental 1 (1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Infrastructure 1 (1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Semiconductors - - 2 (< 1%) -
Staffing 1 (1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Chemicals 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Diversified 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Furniture - - 1 (< 1%) -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (< 1%) -
Publishing - - 1 (< 1%) -
Total 171 $15.7B 411 $52.4B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 66 (39%) 5.0B (32%) 205 (50%) 36.1B (68%)
  California 13 (8%) 4.7B (30%) 44 (11%) 4.9B (9%)
  Texas 13 (8%) - 32 (8%) 7.5B (14%)
  New York 3 (2%) - 13 (3%) 4.5B (8%)
  Massachusetts 1 (1%) - 10 (2%) 4.4B (8%)
  Florida 5 (3%) 255M (2%) 8 (2%) 255M (< 1%)
  Colorado 3 (2%) - 8 (2%) 560M (1%)
  Ohio 3 (2%) - 7 (2%) 675M (1%)
  Pennsylvania 1 (1%) - 7 (2%) 9.7B (18%)
  Illinois 4 (2%) - 6 (1%) 160M (< 1%)
  New Jersey 1 (1%) - 6 (1%) 1.5B (3%)
  Washington 1 (1%) - 6 (1%) -
  North Carolina - - 6 (1%) 1.2B (2%)
  Arizona 2 (1%) - 5 (1%) 438M (1%)
  Maryland 2 (1%) - 5 (1%) -
  Tennessee 1 (1%) - 4 (1%) -
  Utah 2 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
  Oklahoma 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) 300M (1%)
  Georgia 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
  Virginia 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
  Minnesota - - 3 (1%) 130M (< 1%)
  Connecticut - - 3 (1%) -
  Nebraska 1 (1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
  Wisconsin - - 2 (< 1%) -
  Nevada - - 2 (< 1%) -
  Idaho 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  West Virginia 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Oregon 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Maine 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Iowa 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Delaware - - 1 (< 1%) -
  South Dakota - - 1 (< 1%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (< 1%) -
China 37 (22%) - 57 (14%) 175M (< 1%)
India 23 (13%) 109M (1%) 39 (10%) 109M (< 1%)
United Kingdom 8 (5%) 9.6B (61%) 23 (6%) 11.1B (21%)
Canada 6 (4%) - 14 (3%) 509M (1%)
  Alberta 3 (2%) - 10 (2%) 509M (1%)
  Ontario 3 (2%) - 4 (1%) -
Germany 3 (2%) - 10 (2%) -
Brazil 5 (3%) - 8 (2%) -
Netherlands 1 (1%) - 6 (1%) 3.0B (6%)
Israel 3 (2%) 20M (< 1%) 5 (1%) 170M (< 1%)
Spain 2 (1%) - 5 (1%) -
Vietnam 3 (2%) - 4 (1%) -
Bermuda 2 (1%) 1.0B (6%) 4 (1%) 1.8B (3%)
Hong Kong 2 (1%) - 4 (1%) -
Indonesia 3 (2%) - 3 (1%) -
Singapore 2 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
Czech Republic - - 3 (1%) -
France 2 (1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Poland 1 (1%) - 2 (< 1%) -
Norway - - 2 (< 1%) -
Austria 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Kenya 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Hungary - - 1 (< 1%) 72M (< 1%)
Australia - - 1 (< 1%) -
Luxembourg - - 1 (< 1%) -
Philippines - - 1 (< 1%) -
Russia - - 1 (< 1%) -
South Africa - - 1 (< 1%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (< 1%) -
Taiwan - - 1 (< 1%) -
United Arab Emirates - - 1 (< 1%) -
Domestic 66 (39%) 5.0B (32%) 205 (50%) 36.1B (68%)
Cross-border 105 (61%) 10.7B (68%) 205 (50%) 16.9B (32%)
Total 171 $15.7B 410 $53.0B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 71 (42%) 255M (2%) 129 (31%) 515M (1%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 17 (10%) 1.5B (10%) 75 (18%) 4.6B (9%)
Venture 35 (20%) - 64 (16%) 46M (< 1%)
Secondary Buyout 20 (12%) - 54 (13%) 7.9B (16%)
PIPE 4 (2%) 43M (< 1%) 25 (6%) 806M (2%)
Stake Purchase 8 (5%) - 25 (6%) -
Divestiture 4 (2%) - 14 (3%) 2.2B (5%)
Going Private 6 (4%) 13.9B (88%) 12 (3%) 32.2B (66%)
Recapitalization 2 (1%) - 6 (1%) 730M (1%)
Joint Venture 3 (2%) - 3 (1%) -
Special Situations/Distressed 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
Consolidation - - 1 (< 1%) -
Total 171 $15.7B 411 $49.0B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 44 (23%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 41 (21%) 31.4B (56%)
Secondary Sale 34 (17%) 18.6B (33%)
Trade Sale 34 (17%) 3.8B (7%)
Stake Sale 15 (8%) 917M (2%)
Merger 10 (5%) 1.0B (2%)
Sold to Management 5 (3%) 155M (< 1%)
Bankruptcy 4 (2%) -
Unknown 3 (2%) -
Recapitalization 2 (1%) -
Shut Down 1 (1%) -
Sold to Existing Investors 1 (1%) -
SPAC 1 (1%) -
Total 195 $55.9B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
8
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
4
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
4
Legal Deals
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
17
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
7
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
4

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 14 $45.5B
$100M to $1B 24 $9.4B
< $100M 10 $561M
TOTAL $55.4B
Largest Aramark Corp.
$8.3B (2007-01-26)
sell # Total
> $1B 13 $41.7B
$100M to $1B 31 $13.9B
< $100M 5 $306M
TOTAL $55.9B
Largest Bausch & Lomb, Inc.
$8.7B (2013-05-27)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
14%
57 (14%)
Strategic(s)
4%
18 (4%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
20%
39 (20%)
Strategic(s)
44%
86 (44%)

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