Corporate Finance M&A Quarter 4 2017 Review

Reported deals in Q4’17 of 52 shows a decline in volume on the previous quarter, however it is in line with reported activity in Q4’16.

Investec Corporate Finance Q3 M&A Tracker

65 deals recorded with €4.8 billion of deal value disclosed. Deal volume was slightly below Q2'17 but higher than the average over the previous four quarters.

Orbcomm acquires Blue Tree Systems Limited

Solidifies ORBCOMM’s offering for the global freight telematics market with consolidated in-cab, dry Orbcomm acquires Blue Tree Systems Limited and refrigerated transportation solutions.

“Inaugural Networking Dinner for Managers of Private Equity Owned Businesses

Investec was delighted to host a private dinner for senior managers of private equity owned businesses last week.

Investec acts as sole M&A adviser to Bidvest in €175m acquisition of Noonan

In a deal announced earlier this week, Bidvest agreed to acquire Noonan Services Group for €175m, following a decision earlier in the year by the shareholders of Noonan, Alchemy and Management, to seek new owners for the business.

Investec is delighted to have advised InfraVia Capital Partners on the successful acquisition of Carechoice

We at Investec are delighted to have advised InfraVia Capital Partners (“InfraVia”) on the successful acquisition of Carechoice, the second largest private owner and operator of nursing homes in Ireland, by InfraVia European Fund III.

Corporate Finance Dublin advises CapVest on potential acquisition of meat processor, Karro

Funds advised by CapVest Partners LLP (“CapVest”) have today announced the proposed acquisition of Karro Food Group (“Karro”), the leading supplier of British pork into the retail, trade and foodservice industries, from Endless LLP (“Endless”).