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AURELIUS European Opportunities IV

AURELIUS European Opportunities IV was raised in 2021 to invest in UK and European midmarket companies with operational value creation and development potential. The Fund has secured EUR 380 million of total commitments from a diverse group of institutional investors, including US and European university endowments, pension funds, insurance companies, as well as family offices. As co-investor, AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA has committed up to EUR 160 million. Accordingly, total commitments available to invest amount to EUR 540 million.

Strategy

AURELIUS European Opportunities IV targets corporate carve-outs, platform build-ups and complex buy-out situations with EUR 100 million revenues or greater. A core differentiator is the access to a team of 80+ in-house AURELIUS Operating Taskforce who support our portfolio companies in their operational development and future growth

Investment Criteria

DEAL SIZE

We focus on businesses with revenues of at least EUR 100 million and with equity investment requirements of up to EUR 100 million

SITUATION

We seek control equity investment opportunities in businesses with development potential requiring financial and/or operational improvement

SECTORS

We invest in opportunities, rather than specific sectors, although we have proven capability in IT and Business Services, Industrials & Chemicals, Lifestyle & Consumer Goods

TRANSACTION TYPES

We specialise in investing in mid-market businesses, corporate carve-outs, platform build-ups and complex buy-outs

GEOGRAPHY

We seek businesses that are headquartered in the UK or Europe and with a sizeable part of their operations in Western Europe. Specifically, UK & Ireland, DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg), Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden), Southern Europe (Spain, Northern Italy) and Central & Eastern Europe. Many of our previous investments also had operations in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and North America

MARKET

We will target businesses that operate in stable or growing markets or that have long-term prospects for growth

Portfolio

Advanced Power Solutions

Advanced Power Solutions (formerly Panasonic’s European Consumer Battery Business) is one of the leading producers in the European batteries market. The company’s key products include alkaline and zinc-carbon batteries, rechargeable Ni-MH batteries and specialty batteries. Advanced Power Solutions sells its products under the Panasonic and eneloop brands. It also makes products for private-label brands and original equipment manufacturers, which enables the company to maintain a continuously high level of capacity utilization. AURELIUS European Opportunities IV and AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA as co-investor jointly acquired the business from Panasonic in 2021.

Enerveo

Enerveo (formerly SSE Contracting Limited) is a leading multi-disciplinary contracting business. The business operates across a network with over 60 locations throughout the UK & Ireland providing mechanical, electrical, lighting, electric vehicle (EV), rail and high voltage engineering services to install and maintain key infrastructure. Enerveo also maintains over one million street lights, making it the largest street lighting contractor in the UK. The company employs c. 1,900 people across the UK & Ireland

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Minova

Headquartered in London, Minova Group is a global manufacturer of ground-control products to mining and infrastructure customers. The business has a heritage of over 140‐years of developing and delivering innovative ground support solutions. Minova is among the Top-3 in all relevant markets with 13 production sites and 18 sales offices across North America, Europe, South Africa, India, and Australia. The company has more than 1,000 employees. AURELIUS European Opportunities IV, S.C.A. SICAV-RAIF and AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA as co-investor jointly acquired Minova from Orica in 2022.*

Ceramic Tile Distributors

Ceramic Tile Distributors  is a UK-based specialist supplier of high-quality ceramic tiles operating 89 branches and 4 trading distribution hubs. The business sells tiles, tile adhesives, grout as well as associated tools and consumables for the preparation, laying, cutting and drilling of tiles. With over 50 years of experience, Ceramic Tile Distributors has a leading B2B market position in the industry. AURELIUS European Opportunities IV, S.C.A. SICAV-RAIF and AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA as co-investor jointly acquired Ceramic Tile Distributors from Saint-Gobain in 2022.

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LloydsPharmacy / AAH

LloydsPharmacy is the parent company of a number of market leading healthcare businesses including John Bell & Croyden and AAH Pharmaceuticals. The business operates across four divisions: retail, digital, homecare and wholesale. LloydsPharmacy provides pharmaceutical prescriptions, over the counter medicines and other healthcare services through c.1,400 retail pharmacies and c.40 outpatient hospital sites. LloydsDirect is a digital pharmaceutical prescriptions and over the counter medicines pharmacy. LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare is a leading provider of health products and services from delivery of medication to specialist nursing in patients’ homes. AAH Pharmaceuticals is a major pharmaceutical wholesaler, distributing medicines and health products to NHS hospitals and pharmacies. The group has over 18,000 employees, including pharmacists, nurses, logistics operatives as well as store, warehouse and administration personnel.

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*) This information is correct at the time of publication

Contact

Aurelius European Opportunities GP S.à r.l.

Fabian Steger
Managing Director
2-4, rue du Chateau d’Eau - L-3364 Leudelange 
Luxembourg

T: +352 2021 10 78 70
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Aurelius Investment Advisory Limited

Tristan Nagler
Director
6th Floor, 33 Glasshouse Street, London W1B 5DG
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)20 7440 0485
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