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2018

2018 IMAP Fall Conference in Miami

Over 90 delegates from IMAP member firms representing 32 countries congregated in Miami on October 25th - 27th for IMAP’s 2018 Fall conference.  The conference was hosted by Falls River Group, IMAP’s partner firm in Florida, and was set around the theme of ‘Disruptive Innovation’.

Business Services 2018

IMAP advises ECOSOIL Holding on the sale of its industrial services activities to FAM

Effective September 1st 2018, the Magdeburg (Germany) based conveyor systems specialist FAM has acquired the industrial services activities of the ECOSOIL Group, a portfolio company belonging to Endurance Capital AG - a German holding company focused on small and medium sized enterprises.

Industrials 2018

IMAP Sweden advises Midway Holding on its sale of Stans & Press Industriservice i Olofström AB to Teqnion AB

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2018

IMAP Vancouver (Capital West) Advises IPAC Chemicals & Power Chemicals on Sale to DuBois Chemicals

Energy & Utilities 2018

IMAP Netherlands attends OEEC and launches IMAP’s 2018 Oil & Gas Sector Report

IMAP has released its latest global M&A sector report on the Oil & Gas Industry for 2018.  IMAP Netherlands analyzed the oil & gas market globally and the report also includes contributions from the global sector team.

2018

IMAP Deal Summary Q1-Q3 2018

Automotive 2018

Hedin Bil acquires 5 outlets in Belgium with a total sales of over 100 million euros

Technology 2018

IMAP Germany advises Invision on the sale of Kraft & Bauer to DBAG

2018

Ramón Fernández Olmedo has recently joined IMAP Albia Capital as Head of its Madrid Office

2018

IMAP's Analysts & Associates meeting held in Zagreb

Building Products & Services 2018

IMAP Germany advises on the sale of MAAS Profile GmbH

Technology 2018

IMAP Germany advises shareholders of SemVox on the sale to paragon

Real Estate 2018

Two new transactions again confirm the sector expertise of IMAP Germany in the real estate sector

Healthcare 2018

Capstone Headwaters Advises Aequor Healthcare Services on its recapitalization with DW Healthcare Partners

Consumer & Retail 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises Wholesome Pride on its sale to Outward Hound

2018

Amherst Partners welcomes Ray Dallavecchia, Jr. to leadership team

Technology 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises ISONAS on its sale to Allegion

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2018

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) advised Lumson on sale of a minority stake to Fondo Strategico Italiano

Technology 2018

IMAP Netherlands advises Highland Group Holdings Ltd on partnership with L2Fiber Rotterdam

Technology 2018

IMAP Norway (Stratema) advises Keystep AS on sale to TeleComputing

2018

New IMAP office opens in Stockholm

Industrials 2018

The Capital Corporation advises ProSource, LLC on its partnership with CID Capital

Industrials 2018

IMAP France (Societex) advises PFS on sale to MLD

Healthcare 2018

Capstone Headwaters advised a leading provider of durable medical equipment on its sale to Autonomy Healthcare

2018

IMAP Poland (Trigon) announced as winner of Euromoney Award for Excellence 2018 in the category of Best Investment Bank in Poland

Consumer & Retail 2018

IMAP Germany advises shareholders on the sale of Aqua Vital to Culligan Water

Food & Beverage 2018

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) assisted​ Zerbinati on acquisition of the ready-to-eat vegetables business of Centrale del Latte d’Italia

Technology 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises CCI on its acquisition by Zyme

Industrials 2018

IMAP Spain (Albia Capital) advises CAF in its stake-acquisition on ORBITAL Sistemas Aeroespaciales, S.L.

Industrials 2018

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) advised Carton Pack on sale of the majority of the share capital to 21 Investimenti

Technology 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises Research Electro-Optics, Inc. on its sale to Excelitas Technologies Corp.

Energy & Utilities 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises Eagle Automation on its majority investment from Featheringill Capital

2018

IMAP H1 2018 Deal Summary

IMAP closed 97 M&A deals worth more than USD 4.2bn in January-June 2018

Technology 2018

Societex Corporate Finance advised Canada's mTrip on sale to MisterFly

Consumer & Retail 2018

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) advised Lanificio Fratelli Cerruti S.p.A. on sale of a majority stake to Njord Partners

Consumer & Retail 2018

Capstone Headwaters advised Allied Business Schools, Inc. on its sale to Colibri Group

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2018

IMAP Morocco (Ascent Capital Partners) advised Zalar Holding on capital raise by Japan's Mitsui Group

Industrials 2018

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) advised Ardian France S.A. in the acquisition of a majority stake in Corob SpA

Financial Services 2018

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) advised Cerberus to acquire a majority stake in Officine CST

Energy & Utilities 2018

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) assisted​ Italgas in the acquisition of the control of European Gas Network, Naturgas and Fontenergia

Consumer & Retail 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises Vintage Stock on the closing of a $24 million Term Loan

Education & Training 2018

IMAP Brazil (Brasilpar) advised the shareholders of Escola Santi on sale to Somos Operações Escolares

Consumer & Retail 2018

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) assisted the shareholders of Barberini in the disposal of the shares of the company to Luxottica Group

Healthcare 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises Phillips, DiPisa & Associates, Inc. and Leaders For Today, LLC on their sale to AMN Healthcare Services, Inc.

Technology 2018

Trigon advised MCI Capital on the sale of Dotpay/eCard to Nets

Technology 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises Programming Research Ltd. on its sale to Perforce Software

Technology 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises RedZone Robotics on its sale to Milestone Partners

Food & Beverage 2018

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) assisted the shareholders of Nutkao in the sale of a majority stake to White Bridge Investments

Healthcare 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises Revolutionary Medical Devices, Inc. on its sale to Vyaire

Consumer & Retail 2018

IMAP Sweden advised Wexman, a producer of professional workwear, on sale to Lifco

Business Services 2018

IMAP Germany advises KRUPPERT Hotel-Mietwäsche-Service on the sale of a majority stake to Ufenau Capital Partners

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2018

Amherst Partners advises on sale of Sur-Seal Corporation

2018

Trigon recognized by the Polish Private Equity and Venture Capital Association as Transaction Advisor of the Year

Industrials 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises Aeronautics LTD. on its acquisition of Chassis Plans

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2018

IMAP Germany advises the shareholders of Mayer-Kuvert-network GmbH on the entry of a family office

Technology 2018

IMAP Norway (Stratema) advised Vitec on acquisition of the Danish software company Cito IT A/S

Healthcare 2018

Capstone Headwaters advised Concord Biosciences on its sale to Frontage Laboratories

Business Services 2018

Capstone Headwaters advised TapRoot Partners, Inc. on the sale of U.S. Communities

2018

Steven Smidler appointed advisor at Falls River Group

Technology 2018

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co,) assisted Elliott in the promotion of an activist campaign to support a majority board slate of Telecom Italia

2018

Ejaz Elahi Rejoins Dresner Partners as Managing Director Healthcare

Business Services 2018

Capstone Headwaters advised National Monitoring Center on its merger

Financial Services 2018

Verdant Capital (IMAP South Africa) advised Letshego on raising $25.6 million from leading European specialist and impact investors

Healthcare 2018

Amherst Partners advises EMS on partnership with Avante Health Solutions

Building Products & Services 2018

IMAP Norway (Stratema) advised Teknisk Ventilasjon AS on sale to Instalco AB

Food & Beverage 2018

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) advised Permira on acquisition of La Piadineria

Food & Beverage 2018

IMAP Sweden advised Bröderna Hanssons, founded in 1880, on sale to China’s Huitai Investment

Healthcare 2018

IMAP Italy (Vitale&Co) acted as financial advisor to Permira in the acquisition of Corin

Education & Training 2018

Capstone Headwaters advised Blueprint Test Preparation on its sale to New Harbor Capital

Building Products & Services 2018

IMAP Germany advised MAAS Baustoffe on its sale to a group of strategic investors

Financial Services 2018

Dendro Capital invests in Tecnología en Cuentas por Cobrar S.A.P.I. de C.V.

Business Services 2018

IMAP Vancouver (Capital West Partners) advises Imprint Plus on its sale to CCL Industries

Financial Services 2018

IMAP Ireland (Key Capital) advises Invesco on strategic shareholding by Irish Life Group

Technology 2018

IMAP Norway (Stratema) advised Vitec Software Group on acquisition of Agrando AS

Industrials 2018

IMAP Spain (Albia Capital) has advised Comercial Arrate on welcoming the German BGH Group as a strategic partner

Consumer & Retail 2018

IMAP Vancouver (Capital West Partners) advises Rubicon on transaction with TorQuest Partners

2018

2018 IMAP Spring Conference in Warsaw

2018

Verdant Capital in South Africa joins IMAP

2018

IMAP Q1 2018 Deal Summary

IMAP closed 41 M&A deals in Q1 2018 worth more than USD 1.0 bn

Technology 2018

IMAP Norway (Stratema) advised Digisys on sale to ​Telecomputing

Industrials 2018

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) advised Middleby Corporation in the acquisition of Firex Srl

Consumer & Retail 2018

Capstone Headwaters Advised Purple Innovation on its sale to Global Partner Acquisition Corp.

2018

Trigon (IMAP Poland) advised and acted as Joint Bookrunner in Novaturas Group’s IPO on the Warsaw and Vilnius stock exchanges

Food & Beverage 2018

IMAP Vancouver (Capital West) Advises WA-2! on the sale of its Water Division to Quench

Financial Services 2018

IMAP Vancouver (Capital West) advises PPI on sale to iA Financial Group

Healthcare 2018

Dresner IMAP advised Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago on its sale to Prelude Fertility

Industrials 2018

The Capital Corporation advises THG Corporation on its sale to KLX, Inc.

Consumer & Retail 2018

IMAP Norway (Stratema) advised Din Utvikling on sale to Credo Partners

Consumer & Retail 2018

Trigon (IMAP Poland) advised on the sale of a majority stake in Velvet CARE to Abris Capital Partners

Technology 2018

IMAP Sweden advises Third Base, an IT consultancy company, on sale to B3IT

Consumer & Retail 2018

IMAP Germany advises the shareholders of PROHOGA Group on the sale to Rieker Investment

Consumer & Retail 2018

Trigon (IMAP Poland) advised and acted as intermediary in the transaction where Pfleiderer buys back 3.32% of its shares on the Warsaw Stock Exchange

Consumer & Retail 2018

Capstone Headwaters advised Fast Growing Trees on its recapitalization with Summit Park

Technology 2018

IMAP Sweden supports Constellation Software in initiating contact with Eurocon MOPSsys that led to an acquisition by Constellation’s subsidiary Ibcos Computers.

Industrials 2018

IMAP France (Societex Corporate Finance) advises Loiret Affinage on sale to HBL Holding

Industrials 2018

Capstone Headwaters advised R.C. Rasmussen Corporation in recapitalization by Mangrove Equity Partners LP and Hunter Equity Capital LLC

Industrials 2018

IMAP Sweden advised Ottosson Truck on sale to Vara Maskinimport

Industrials 2018

IMAP Germany advised insolvent MAAS Group on its sale of BEMO Systems Engineering

Transport & Logistics 2018

IMAP France (Societex) advised the disposal of the public transport business from Péglion Group to Keolis

2018

IMAP closed 191 M&A deals in 2017 worth over $12.0bn

2018

Capstone Partners, a member firm of IMAP, has acquired Headwaters to form Capstone Headwaters LLC

Technology 2018

IMAP France (Societex Corporate Finance) advise the Sweden-based company Tagmaster on its acquisition of Magsys

Food & Beverage 2018

IMAP Italy (Vitale&Co.) advised Nestlé on sale of line of business to Pastificio Rana

Industrials 2017

Dresner Partners Advised Socomec on its Strategic Expansion into the North American Market

Food & Beverage 2017

IMAP Spain (IMAP Albia Capital) advises Guzmán Gastronomía on acquisition of Sáenz Horeca

Healthcare 2017

​IMAP Brazil (Brasilpar)​ advised Zoetis on sale of pharmaceutical plant to União Química

Industrials 2017

IMAP South East Europe Advises SiM Impex on sale to Rhiag S.p.A., a European member of LKQ Corporation

Technology 2017

Trigon (IMAP Poland) advised Cyfrowy Polsat on its acquisition of Netia and strategic investment in 7 TV channels

Industrials 2017

IMAP advises shareholders of Indian NCL Wintech on the sale of its majority stake to the VEKA Group

The VEKA Group from North Rhine-Westphalia has acquired a majority stake in NCL Wintech Ltd., a subsidiary of the Indian NCL Group. The company will continue as a joint venture and operationally independent unit.

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2017

IMAP advised Masisa S.A. on the sale of their industrial operation in Argentina to EGGER Group

As a result of its strategic plan to focus on the forestry business and in the higher value-added distribution of wood panels in the Andean Region, Central and North America and other export markets, Masisa S.A. Chile decided to start the sale process of its industrial assets in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico.

Food & Beverage 2017

IMAP Brazil (Brasilpar) advised Integral Nutrição Animal on sale to Cargill

Building Products & Services 2017

IMAP advises NOE-Schaltechnik on the entry of NIMBUS

NOE-Schaltechnik Georg Meyer-Keller GmbH + Co. KG (NOE) has expanded its group of shareholders by acquiring Dutch industrial holding company NIMBUS as part of a capital increase.

Industrials 2017

IMAP Germany advises shareholders of Kohl-Gruppe on the sale of three divisions to purchasing consortium of Endurance Capital and AL-KO KOBER

Industrials 2017

IMAP Germany advises Chinese SEC Holding Co., Ltd. on the acquisition of VEM Group

2017

IMAP conference in Bogotá - consolidation lessons from Multilatinas

Energy & Utilities 2017

IMAP Netherlands attends the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) in Amsterdam

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP Florida (Falls River Group) advises on the sale of Harry Barker

2017

IMAP Q3 2017 Deal Summary

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2017

IMAP Colombia (INVERLINK) advises on the sale of the industrial operation of Masisa S.A. in Argentina

Industrials 2017

IMAP in Germany advises Chinese SEC Holding Co., Ltd. on the acquisition of VEM Group

The Chinese family holding SEC has acquired 100% of the shares in VEM Group in Dresden, a traditional manufacturer of electric drive systems, special motors and machines, from the entrepreneurial family Merckle, including all current locations in Germany and abroad.

2017

Christopher Kampe joins IMAP Chicago (Dresner Partners) as managing director, consumer and retail

Healthcare 2017

IMAP France (Societex Corporate Finance) advises the founding-managing director of the EMKA Group in the reorganization of its capital.

Business Services 2017

​Panmure Gordon advised New York's Mullin International on sale to The Adecco Group

2017

IMAP Chicago (Dresner Partners) announced as finalist for the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

Automotive 2017

IMAP advises owners of Kohl group on the sale of three divisions to acquisition consortium of Endurance Capital and AL-KO KOBER

Endurance Capital AG and AL-KO KOBER SE will jointly acquire the three divisions Automotive, Metal Parts Manufacturing and Railway Technology division of the Cologne-based metal processing company Kohl-Gruppe AG.

Real Estate 2017

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) advised Blackstone Group in the disposal to Allianz of all the units of Kensington Fund

Industrials 2017

IMAP Germany advises financial investor nimbus on the sale of RCP Ranstadt

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP advises financial investor Nimbus on the sale of RCP Ranstadt

The family office Zobel Values AG has acquired the packaging specialist RCP Ranstadt GmbH from the Dutch financial investor Nimbus hands-on investors, who has successfully realigned the company over the last eight years.

Technology 2017

IMAP Netherlands advises PCS on sale to Belgium's investment fund KeBeK via its stake in Mifratel

Business Services 2017

IMAP South East Europe (Ascendant Capital Advisors) advises Autotrans Group on sale to Arriva

Technology 2017

IMAP France (Societex Corporate Finance) advises Telerad on MBO

Industrials 2017

IMAP Germany advises Aluminiumwerk Unna on the acquisition by Chinese Zhongwang Holding

Industrials 2017

IMAP advises Aluminiumwerk Unna on the acquisition by Chinese Zhongwang Holding

Zhongwang Aluminum Deutschland GmbH acquired Aluminiumwerk Unna AG, leading manufacturer of aluminum alloy tubes, headquartered in Unna close to Dortmund. The investor is a subsidiary of China Zhongwang Holding Ltd., headquartered in Beijing – the listed company is Asia’s largest manufacturer and developer of aluminum extrusion products.

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP USA (Capstone Partners) advises Seventh Generation/Unilever on its divestiture of bobble®

Industrials 2017

The end of the IPO era for Irish M6A

2017

IMAP Boston (Capstone Partners) expands team with seven new appointments

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP Netherlands advised Travel Health Group on investment by BB Capital

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP advised greeting card manufacturer HORN on the sale to the Dutch Nedac Sorbo Group

The IMAP team for M&A transactions in special situations advised Albert Horn Söhne GmbH & Co. KG (HORN), a traditional greetings card manufacturer, during their insolvency proceedings, on the sale of its business operations.

2017

IMAP in Germany: Successful start to its 20th anniversary year

In the first half of the year, the M&A consulting firm was able to successfully close 10 transactions, including the sale of the sports and dietary nutrition provider Well Plus Trade to HQ Equita or the acquisition of the electrical machinery manufacturer VEM for a Chinese family business.

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP Germany advised greeting card manufacturer HORN on the sale to the Dutch Nedac Sorbo Group

Building Products & Services 2017

IMAP advised founder of THG Baugesellschaft on the sale of shares to EUROVIA / VINCI S.A.

As part of its succession planning, the Founder and Managing Partner of THG Baugesellschaft mbH, Rainer Klinkhammer, has sold company shares to EUROVIA GmbH (Germany).

2017

IMAP Poland (Trigon) announced as winner of Euromoney Award for Excellence 2017 in the category of Best Investment Bank in Poland

2017

IMAP Chicago (Dresner Partners) announced as winner of the 9th Annual International M&A Awards

Industrials 2017

IMAP Germany advised founder of THG Baugesellschaft at the sale of shares to EUROVIA / VINCI S.A.

2017

IMAP Germany: Successful start into the 20th anniversary year

2017

IMAP H1 2017 Deal Summary

Industrials 2017

IMAP France (Societex CF) advised the disposal of the transportation company Les Coccinelles to Keolis

Industrials 2017

IMAP Sweden advises Telarco on sale to Storskogen

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP Poland (Trigon) advised Grupa Pracuj on the sale of a minority stake to TCV

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP Finland advised Sievi Capital, Etera and 3 Indoor Group franchisees on the acquisition of Indoor Group

Industrials 2017

IMAP Boston (Capstone Partners) advises D.B. Western, Inc. - Texas on its acquisition by SK Capital Partners

Technology 2017

IMAP Germany advised Onlime GmbH on the sale of its business unit satellite services to CETel

Industrials 2017

IMAP Germany advised Awetis GmbH on the sale of their IT-division to Freudenberg

Industrials 2017

IMAP advised Karl Reichenbach GmbH on the sale to Lampe Privatinvest

IMAP successfully advised the owners of Karl Reichenbach GmbH, manufacturer of rubber parts, headquartered in Durmersheim near Karlsruhe, on the sale of majority shares to Lampe Privatinvest.

Industrials 2017

IMAP Germany advised Karl Reichenbach GmbH on the sale to Lampe Privatinvest

Technology 2017

IMAP advised Awetis GmbH on the sale of their IT-division to Freudenberg

The IMAP team for M&A transactions in special situations, advised Awetis GmbH (AWETIS) during their insolvency proceedings in self-administration, on the sale of its subsidiary Awetis Systems GmbH & Co. KG. Freudenberg Group, headquartered in Weinheim, acquired 100% of the shares.

Energy & Utilities 2017

IMAP France (Societex Corporate Finance) advises the disposal of the Ocedis Group to its manager and the PEGs Capital Transmission, A Plus Finance and Somudimec

2017

IMAP Boston (Capstone Partners) wins "Cross Border Deal of the Year" for advising Arnold Industries

Technology 2017

IMAP advised Onlime GmbH on the sale of its satellite services business unit to CETel

IMAP has advised Onlime GmbH and its UK based shareholder, Onlime Group Limited, a leading operator of fiber and satellite telecommunication networks, on the sale of its globally managed satellite services to the German telecommunications provider CETel (Central European Telecom Services GmbH).

Technology 2017

IMAP Sweden advises Maintrac on the sale of majority share to Sobro

2017

IMAP partner IMAP SOCIETEX admitted as Listing Sponsor for Euronext

Energy & Utilities 2017

IMAP Michigan (Amherst Partners) advises on sale of Fremont Community Digester

Industrials 2017

IMAP Vancouver (Capital West Partners) advises McGregor & Thompson Hardware on sale to Speyside Equity

Industrials 2017

Tero Tiilikainen (IMAP Ireland) comments on capital markets at Sunday Business Post

Energy & Utilities 2017

Offshore Technology Conference 2017: The worst is over in the oil industry

Industrials 2017

IMAP Michigan (Amherst Partners) advises Exotic Automation & Supply on acquisition of Sidener Engineering

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP Italy (Vitale&Co) advised Nestlé Group for the signing of a contract for the sale to FRoSTA group of the business branch that encompasses La Valle Degli Orti, Mare Fresco and Surgela brands

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP South Carolina (The Capital Corporation) advises SolBright Renewable Energy, LLC on its sale to Arkados Group, Inc.

Industrials 2017

IMAP Sweden advises French Group Assystem on entry to Swedish market through the acquisition of Gothenburg based Engineering Partner Automotive

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) advised Alto Partners on sale of Dolciaria Val d’Enza to Valeo Foods

Industrials 2017

IMAP France (Societex Corporate Finance) advised EAS International in its disposal to Herport

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP Netherlands advises Value Enhancement partners in divesting Codi Group

Industrials 2017

IMAP advises Stelter Zahnradfabrik GmbH on its investment in ZWP Zahnradwerk Pritzwalk GmbH

Stelter Zahnradfabrik GmbH has taken over minority shares in Zahnradwerk Pritzwalk GmbH, based in Pritzwalk (Brandenburg). The main shareholder is the Berlin-based Andreas & Peiffer Group.

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) advised Targetti on sale to IDeA Capital Funds

Building Products & Services 2017

IMAP advises HENGE Group on the acquisition of KOMINEX

The HENGE Group acquires the business activities of KOMINEX Mineralmahlwerk GmbH, including the location and production facility in Falkenstein, Saxony-Anhalt and will continue activities under the name KOMINEX Minerals + Processing.

2017

Florian Böschen joins IMAP

Florian Böschen joined IMAP in Germany as a Director in March 2017. He is responsible for the structuring and implementation of national and international buy and sell mandates, as well as financing consulting mandates in the real estate sector.

Food & Beverage 2017

IMAP advises Rotkäppchen-Mumm on the acquisition of the Italian TOP DOCG Prosecco brand Ruggeri.

Rotkäppchen-Mumm Sektkellereien GmbH acquires the prestigious Italian Prosecco Specialist Ruggeri & C. S.p.A, well known for their award winning Proseccos.

Food & Beverage 2017

IMAP advises WELL PLUS TRADE on the sale of a majority share to HQ Equita

WELL PLUS TRADE GmbH (WPT), a leading provider of sports and dietary nutrition with well-known brands Power System and Slim System, has been acquired by funds managed by HQ Equita GmbH, a German mid-market investment fund.

2017

2016 Year in Review

2016: Another good year for IMAP. With a total of 174 successfully completed transactions globally – of which 110 in were in Europe and 18 in Germany – IMAP was able to maintain its top 10 ranking among M&A advisory firms in the mid-market segment (enterprise values of up to US$ 500 million).

Financial Services 2017

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) provided financial advisory to the Independent members of Monte Dei Paschi di Siena Board of Directors

Industrials 2017

IMAP Italy (Vitale & Co.) advised Gradiente on sale of Tapì to Wise

Automotive 2017

IMAP advises Felss Group on sale to Capvis

IMAP has advised the owner of Felss Group, a technology leader in the field of cold-forming of hollow parts specifically for the automotive industry, on the sale of a majority stake to Capvis.

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2017

IMAP Germany advises Wagner Holding on the acquisition of a minority stake in KTP Kunststoff Palettentechnik

In December 2016, Wagner Holding acquired a 25.01 percent stake in KTP Holding GmbH in the form of a capital increase. KTP will use the additional liquidity to implement the strategic growth plan of the company.

2017

IMAP reinforces its network of partners and expands its cross-border M&A advisory services in special and distressed situations

Since the beginning of January 2017, Henning Graw (40) has been a new Partner at IMAP in Germany, where he is responsible for national and international buy and sell mandates.

Industrials 2016

IMAP advises on sale of tool specialist Wera to Bitburger Holding

Bitburger Holding acquired 100 % of the shares in Wera Group, headquartered in Wuppertal, from the founding family. Through this acquisition, Bitburger will extend its portfolio of strong brands to the tool sector.

Consumer & Retail 2016

IMAP Germany advises Christian Bernard Group on the Sale of ORO VIVO to THOM Europe

The French jewellery company THOM Europe S.A.S acquired 100% of the shares of the German jewellery chain ORO VIVO AG, from Christian Bernard S.A.S. Following the recent acquisition of Italian jewellery company Stroili, Thom Europe expanded its international reach and presence in the European jewellery and watches market by acquiring ORO VIVO.

Industrials 2016

IMAP Germany advises shareholders of Stanz- und LaserTechnik Jessen GmbH on the sale to Steadfast Capital Fund III, L.P.

Steadfast Capital Fund III, L.P., has acquired Stanz- und LaserTechnik Jessen GmbH (SLTJ), headquartered in Jessen, (SLTJ) as part of a Management Buy-Out.

Food & Beverage 2016

IMAP advises Wagner Holding on its investment in Dr. Förster AG

Wagner Holding, VR Equitypartner and its Industry Advisory Board Thomas M. Hübner provide Dr. Förster AG, Neu-Isenburg, a manufacturer of high-quality natural cosmetic products, with a substantial growth capital to secure their long-term financing.

Automotive 2016

IMAP advises Mubea on the acquisition of INAUXA

IMAP advised Mubea on the successful acquisition of the Spanish automotive supplier INAUXA from Grupo Tudos Reunidos.

Industrials 2016

IMAP advises Paragon Partners on the sale of AWG Fittings to the US group IDEX

IDEX Corporation, an applied solutions company specializing in fire suppression and safety technology, has acquired through its subsidiary, LUKAS Hydraulik GmbH, the AWG Fittings Group (AWG) from Paragon Partners.

Industrials 2016

IMAP advised on the sale of a Hungarian steel service center

The German Thyssenkrupp AG acquired 100 % of the shares in the Hungarian subsidiary Ib Andresen Industri Magyarország Kft. of the Danish IAI Holding A/S.

Consumer & Retail 2016

IMAP advises BPE sold on the sale of WEKA Holzbau to PREMIUM Equity Partners

BPE Unternehmensbeteiligungen G.m.b.H (Hamburg), focused on medium-sized companies, sold their shares in the WEKA Group, Neubrandenburg. New majority shareholders are the PREMIUM Equity Partners GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, managed funds and co-investors. The management team of WEKA remains involved in the company and will further advance the successful developments.

2016

IMAP off to a good start in 2016

IMAP continued to consolidate and expand its international position as an M&A organization in 2015. Worldwide, 221 deals with a transaction volume of nearly USD 10 billion were successfully signed, almost one third of which were cross-border activities.

Industrials 2016

IMAP advises on key cross-border transaction

Hengst Group, Münster, active in the area of filtration, acquired the Danish company Nordic Air Filtration as of 1st February 1st, 2016, from US based listed industrial group MFRI Inc.. The acquisition was made in accordance with the its growth strategy to achieve a balanced and diversified business, a global presence and technology transfer into related areas.

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2016

Cross-border deal in the packaging industry

In the course of a transferring restructuring, Al Pack d.o.o., headquartered in Subotica, Serbia, acquired the assets of Leutkirch-based Uniprint Knauer GmbH & Co. KG.

Industrials 2016

IMAP has successfully advised on the acquisition of Krauth Technology

IMAP advised the shareholder of krauth Krauth technology Technology in Eberdach, on the disposal of all its shares to DUTECH Holding, Singapore. This is another cross-border transaction in the sector industrial goods sector by the DUTECH Group as it further expands its position in the German market.

Industrials 2015

IMAP advises on the acquisition of a manufacturer of equipment for the aviation industry

In addition to its own product range, Mafelec SAS, Chimilin, France, has taken over Comtronic GmbH ("Comtronic") based in Schönau, Germany.

Industrials 2015

IMAP advises on the sale of a producer of stainless steel valves for the food and beverage industry

The KIESELMANN FLUID PROCESS GROUP acquires Wilhelm Guth Ventiltechnik GmbH & Co. KG in Landau.

Real Estate 2015

IMAP advises on a transaction in the area property management / real estate management sector

Baugenossenschaft Familienheim Rhein-Neckar eG has successfully continued its steady growth policy and acquired 100% of the shares in Bayerische Wert- und Grundbesitz Verwaltung GmbH (Neubiberg), FaMaP GmbH (Neubiberg), WOHMAX GmbH (Neubiberg) and Münchner Grund Immobilien Management GmbH (Neubiberg).

Industrials 2015

IMAP advises on transaction in the field of hydraulics

The Hydraulik Nord GmbH Group, based in Parchim (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania), has acquired KMF Kemptener Maschinenfabrik GmbH, Kempten (Bavaria) from Nußbaum Group. Hydraulik Nord and KMF develop and produce complementary hydraulic products.

Industrials 2015

IMAP advises the shareholders of MIAS Group on the sale to Jungheinrich

Jungheinrich AG is further expanding its leading position as a logistics systems provider. To this end, Jungheinrich has signed an agreement on the acquisition of MIAS Group with its owners.

Technology 2015

IMAP advises VIA optronics GmbH on the restructuring of a growth-oriented overall financing system

As part of a competitive process, VIA optronics GmbH has structured medium-term debt financing in the double-digit millions. With a focus on growth, the funds made available will be used for working capital and inorganic growth.

Industrials 2015

IMAP advised F. A. Neuman Group on the sale of Julius Montz GmbH to the Pfaudler Group

F. A. Neuman Group, Eschweiler, has sold its business unit Column Internals and Distillation Technology, which are bundled in Julius Montz GmbH, Hilden, to Pfaudler Group, a portfolio company of Deutsche Beteiligungs AG.

Real Estate 2015

IMAP successfully advises on the Telekom-Kaskaden transaction

IMAP has successfully advised on the transaction Telekom-Kaskaden transaction at the TZ Rhein Main technology centre in Darmstadt. GE9e Development Darmstadt GmbH, the property company of Telekom-Kaskaden's property company, was sold to a German investor as part of a share deal.

Consumer & Retail 2015

IMAP advises on the strategic realignment of premium manufacturer in the bicycle industry

SCOTT Sports SA acquired Bergamont Fahrrad Vertrieb GmbH, Hamburg, including its international activities, from BMC Group Holding AG. With the sale, the BMC Group strengthens its focus in the sports segment.