XIO Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

XIO Group’s most common sectors for investment are chemicals (34%) and information services (34%). The Firm’s most common investment types include divestiture (67%) and going private (34%). In total, XIO Group has invested in 1 US state and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2016 when it acquired J.D. Power and Associates for $1.1B.

In the last 3 years, XIO Group has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (100%). XIO Group’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2019 when it sold Lumenis for $1.0B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 1

XIO Group

32 London Bridge Street,
London, SE1 9SG
United Kingdom
www.xiogroup.com
investments@xiogroup.com

Xio Group is an alternative investment firm focused on investing in and growing market-leading and high-performing businesses located across Europe and North America. The Firm looks to partner with management to help these companies expand into new markets, particularly China. Xio Group was formed in 2014 and is based in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Agriculture, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Information Technology, Manufacturing

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 2 1 - - - - 3
vol $510M $1.1B $1.6B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - - 2 - 2
vol $1.0B $1.0B
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Lumenis Ltd. 2019-11-19 1.0B USD Secondary Buyout
Yokneam, Israel · www.lumenis.com
J.D. Power and Associates, Inc. 2019-07-30 - Secondary Buyout
Westlake Village, California · www.jdpower.com
J.D. Power and Associates, Inc. 2016-04-15 1.1B USD Divestiture
Westlake Village, California · www.jdpower.com
Lumenis Ltd. 2015-06-18 510M USD Going Private
Yokneam, Israel · www.lumenis.com
COMPO Expert GmbH 2015-03-15 - Divestiture
Munster, Germany
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Services - - 1 (33%) 1.1B (68%)
Medical Products - - 1 (33%) 510M (32%)
Chemicals 1 (100%) - 1 (33%) -
Total 1 - 3 $1.6B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 1 (100%) - 1 (33%) -
United States - - 1 (33%) 1.1B (68%)
  California - - 1 (33%) 1.1B (68%)
Israel - - 1 (33%) 510M (32%)
Total 1 - 3 $1.6B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Divestiture 1 (100%) - 2 (67%) 1.1B (68%)
Going Private - - 1 (33%) 510M (32%)
Total 1 - 3 $1.6B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (100%) 1.0B (100%)
Total 2 $1.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.1B
$100M to $1B 1 $510M
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest J.D. Power and Associates, Inc.
$1.1B (2016-04-15)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
TOTAL $1.0B
Largest Lumenis Ltd.
$1.0B (2019-11-19)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%

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