XAnge Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Venture Capital Firm Profile

XAnge’s most common sectors for investment areinternet software and services (28%) and software (25%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (54%) and venture (35%). In total, XAnge has invested in 5 US states and 5 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2012 when it acquired Neolane for $27M.

In the last 3 years, XAnge has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (64%). XAnge’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2013 when it sold Neolane for $600M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity99
    • M&A Buy Activity58
    • M&A Sell Activity41
  • Total Sectors Invested 22
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 45
  • M&A Advisors 3

XAnge

Leopoldstrasse 8-10,
Munich, 80802
Germany
+49 89 381 699 73 0
www.xange.fr
contact@xange.fr

XAnge is an early stage investor in Western European startups focused on enterprise data, financial technology, digital media, and tech-enabled services. XAnge was estbablished in 2004 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, E-Commerce, Education, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Machinery, Media, Plastics, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Staffing, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, Western Europe, Eastern Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 1 10
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 58 - - - - - 58
vol $42M $42M
Sell (1.0/yr) # 36 1 4 - - - 41
vol $758M $758M
  99

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
PrestaShop SA 2021-11-25 - Trade Sale
Paris, France · www.prestashop.com
Sparkow 2021-10-21 - Trade Sale
Lille, France · www.sparkow.com
The Currency Cloud Ltd. 2021-07-22 - Trade Sale
London, United Kingdom · www.currencycloud.com
DynAdmic SAS 2021-06-30 - Trade Sale
Mougins, France · www.dynadmic.com
Sweagle NV 2020-06-22 - Trade Sale
Kampenhout, Belgium · www.sweagle.com
Sculpteo SAS 2019-11-18 - Trade Sale
Villejuif, France · www.sculpteo.com
Snadec SA 2019-09-17 - Secondary Sale
Cagnes sur mer, France · www.snadec.fr
Sequoiasoft SAS 2019-07-04 - Secondary Sale
Valbonne, France · www.sequoiasoft.com
360Learning 2019-04-17 - Venture
Paris, France · www.360learning.com
Sweagle NV 2019-02-21 - Venture
Kampenhout, Belgium · www.sweagle.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 5 (45%) - 16 (28%) -
Software 1 (9%) - 14 (24%) 27M (64%)
Business Services - - 3 (5%) -
Financial Services - - 3 (5%) -
Information Technology - - 3 (5%) -
E-Commerce - - 2 (3%) 15M (36%)
Media - - 2 (3%) -
Construction - - 1 (2%) -
Consumer Services 1 (9%) - 1 (2%) -
Distribution 1 (9%) - 1 (2%) -
Education - - 1 (2%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (2%) -
Leisure 1 (9%) - 1 (2%) -
Life Science - - 1 (2%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (2%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (2%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (9%) - 1 (2%) -
Retail - - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (2%) -
Staffing 1 (9%) - 1 (2%) -
Transportation - - 1 (2%) -
Total 11 - 58 $42M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 7 (64%) - 42 (72%) -
Germany 3 (27%) - 7 (12%) 15M (36%)
United States - - 6 (10%) 27M (64%)
  Massachusetts - - 2 (3%) 27M (64%)
  Texas - - 1 (2%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (2%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (2%) -
  California - - 1 (2%) -
Belgium 1 (9%) - 2 (3%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (2%) -
Total 11 - 58 $42M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 6 (55%) - 31 (53%) 27M (64%)
Venture 5 (45%) - 20 (34%) 15M (36%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 3 (5%) -
Stake Purchase - - 3 (5%) -
PIPE - - 1 (2%) -
Total 11 - 58 $42M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 15 (37%) 158M (21%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 11 (27%) 600M (79%)
Secondary Sale 9 (22%) -
IPO 4 (10%) -
Shut Down 1 (2%) -
Stake Sale 1 (2%) -
Total 41 $758M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Alantra Partners, S.A. - Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
Jones Day
6
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $42M
TOTAL $42M
Largest Neolane, Inc.
$27M (2012-01-09)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $758M
TOTAL $758M
Largest Neolane, Inc.
$600M (2013-07-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
22%
9 (22%)
Strategic(s)
66%
27 (66%)

FAQ

When was XAnge founded?

XAnge was founded in 2004.

What type of investor is XAnge?

XAnge is a venture capital firm.

Where is XAnge headquartered?

XAnge is headquartered in Munich, Germany.

How much capital does XAnge have under management?

XAnge has 450M EUR under management.

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