West Coast Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Family Office Profile

West Coast Capital’s most common sectors for investment aree-commerce (40%) and information technology (20%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (60%) and growth capital (40%). In total, West Coast Capital has invested in 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, West Coast Capital has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (80%). West Coast Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2022 when it sold TV Squared for $160M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity5
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8

West Coast Capital is a private investment firm focused on growth oriented investments in the retail, real estate, and technology sectors. The Firm looks to invest £3 to £20 million to support a variety of transaction situations. These include public to private transactions, venture capital investments, and growth capital financings. West Coast Capital was formed in 2001 and is based in Dundonald, England.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: E-Commerce, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Real Estate, Retail, Software, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 20
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
Sell (0.8/yr) # 1 1 2 1 - - 5
vol $160M $160M
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
TV Squared Ltd. 2022-02-07 160M USD Trade Sale
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.tvsquared.com
Onzo Ltd. 2021-09-14 - Trade Sale
London, United Kingdom · www.onzo.com
DynamicAction Holdings, Inc. 2021-04-28 - Trade Sale
London, United Kingdom · www.dynamicaction.com
The Hut.com Ltd. 2020-09-16 - IPO
Manchester, United Kingdom · www.thg.com
TV Squared Ltd. 2018-04-09 - Venture
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.tvsquared.com
DynamicAction Holdings, Inc. 2016-08-06 - Venture
London, United Kingdom · www.dynamicaction.com
OrderDynamics Corp. 2013-06-03 - Trade Sale
Richmond Hill, Ontario · www.orderdynamics.com
Onzo Ltd. 2012-11-01 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.onzo.com
The Hut.com Ltd. 2010-01-01 - Growth Capital
Manchester, United Kingdom · www.thg.com
OrderDynamics Corp. 2009-09-01 - Venture
Richmond Hill, Ontario · www.orderdynamics.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
E-Commerce - - 2 (40%) -
Digital Media - - 1 (20%) -
Information Technology - - 1 (20%) -
Software - - 1 (20%) -
Total - - 5 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom - - 4 (80%) -
Canada - - 1 (20%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (20%) -
Total - - 5 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture - - 3 (60%) -
Growth Capital - - 2 (40%) -
Total - - 5 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 3 (60%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (20%) 160M (100%)
IPO 1 (20%) -
Total 5 $160M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $160M
TOTAL $160M
Largest TV Squared Ltd.
$160M (2022-02-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Strategic(s)
80%
4 (80%)

FAQ

When was West Coast Capital founded?

West Coast Capital was founded in 2001.

What type of investor is West Coast Capital?

West Coast Capital is a family office.

Where is West Coast Capital headquartered?

West Coast Capital is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.

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