|Date||Status||Stake Acquired||Deal Types||Currencies Used|
|December 2003||Bid Submitted||100%||Acquisition, Asset Sale, Leveraged Buyout (LBO), Spin-Off||Cash|
|Financials for Target: Dynamit Nobel Special Chemistry||Transaction Multiples||Transaction Multiples w/ Max. Contingency|
|Total Assets||N/A||EV / A||EV / A|
|Stockholder's Equity||N/A||EV / SE||EV / SE|
|Revenues||N/A||EV / R||EV / R|
|Net Income (Loss)||N/A||EV / E||EV / E|
|Cash Flow||N/A||EV / CF||EV / CF|
|EBITDA||N/A||EV / EBITDA||EV / EBITDA|
|Operating Income (Loss)||N/A||EV / OI||EV / OI|
|Has Contingency Payment?||No|
|Has Termination Fee?||No|
|Business Description for Buyer: Goldman Sachs Private Equity|
Goldman Sachs Private Equity is a leading investor in private equity funds, is a significant co-investor in direct investments, and is an active provider of liquidity and portfolio management solutions to existing private equity investors. The Private Equity divisions of Goldman Sachs primarily make commitments to private equity funds located in the United States, the United Kingdom, continental Europe, Latin America and Asia with strategies that include leveraged buyouts, growth financings, natural resources, venture capital and distressed securities.
|Business Description for Buyer: CVC Capital Partners|
CVC Capital Partners is a private equity firm that specializes in buyouts & acquisitions. CVC Capital Partners was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Luxembourg, Luxembourg.