Capstone Headwaters advises StratoZen on its sale to ConnectWise
StratoZen, Inc. bridges the gap between traditional in-house cybersecurity and legacy outsourced MSSP (managed security service provider) options.
StratoZen, Inc. bridges the gap between traditional in-house cybersecurity and legacy outsourced MSSP (managed security service provider) options.
The ELS facility, which is comprised of multiple debt instruments, was unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by the Autonomous Region of Azores and underwritten by multiple international banks
OSE Immunotherapeutics is an integrated biotechnology company specializing in developing therapies to control the immune system for immuno-oncology and autoimmune diseases.
Newterra is a leading provider of modular treatment solutions for water, wastewater, and groundwater applications.
This is the third successful transaction of IMAP Germany together with SCIO.
Founded in 1954, FIRST’s subsidiary, DRI, specializes in the design and manufacturing of hermetically sealed relays and offers a complete range of products including time delay devices and mating sockets, for applications in demanding industries.
National Grid is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the U.S. – serving more than 20 million customers throughout New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.
This is BIOGROUP’s first acquisition abroad, and part of a strategy to become a leading European player through expansion into other countries, while continuing its development in France and Belgium.
IMAP is pleased to announce the appointment of 3 new members to the IMAP Board: François Wohrer from IMAP France and Belgium, Olivia M. Ferris from IMAP USA, and Gabor Szendroi from IMAP Hungary.
Salto Systems is a global leader in the development and manufacture of leading-edge electronic access control solutions, particularly in sectors where security is critical.
The combined entity is able to increase its service offering to its clients through the national network of Staffing Associates and local recruitment capabilities of Holland Contracting in Poland and Romania.
Fernando Cabos, Partner at IMAP Albia Capital Spain, insists that the priority is to ensure that companies carry on, otherwise businesses will be lost. Faced with an economy suffused with soft loans and furlough schemes, he encourages business to chart new routes and execute them.
As of January 1, 2021 Carlsberg, will take over the location in the Vogtland region of Saxony including the Wernesgrüner brand.
Lasting 4 days and bringing together more IMAP members across the globe than ever before, the conference theme encompassed the 4 C’s: Commitment, Collaboration, Connection and Culture, all fundamental in the IMAP partnership’s continued success.
Maxi is a money services business, providing primarily money transfers in the US-Latin American corridor since the early 2000’s
Crotty Insurance, which was founded by Finbarr Crotty in 1994, is one of the leading independent commercial insurance brokers in Dublin.
The acquisition of the zinc recycling division by the industry-experienced consortium enables HMG to benefit from its market knowledge and operational expertise and thereby to develop over the long term.
Founded in 1992 by Cliff and Judy Allen, CAA is a family-owned independent insurance broker based in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
IMAP closed 117 M&A deals worth over $4.5 billion during Q1-Q3 2020, 31% of which were cross-border. Deals were closed across 15 different sectors, with Technology and Industrials being the most active.
Founded in 1910, and now with 495 employees, AA Ireland operates throughout Ireland in 2 sectors – Roadside Assistance and Insurance broking.
IMAP Portugal acted as Advisor to the Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance Joint Stock Company (“EXIAR JSC”) on the Judicial Reorganization Plan for Fertilizantes Heringer.
With the acquisition of Buchholz, traditional and modern industrial laundry, CWS is expanding its portfolio and strengthening its sustainability strategy.
CaribeMar, to be renamed Afinia, will serve 1.5+ million customers and 6 million inhabitants in the northern region of Colombia.
Addtech Energy, a business area in the Addtech Group, has signed an agreement to acquire all shares outstanding in Skyltar & Märken Gruppen AB.
The loan will be used to finance current expenses and to continue FFP's investment policy.
Veerkarton was established in 1956 as a paper wholesaler in the Netherlands, yet over time, shifted its focus to the design, production and distribution of cardboard packaging.
Mota-Engil sold 50% of HL -Sociedade Gestora do Edifício and 40% of HAÇOR – Concessionária do Edifício do Hospital da Ilha Terceira
Founded in 1962 and based in Villa Rica, Georgia, Rogers is a leading national provider of mechanical, HVAC and plumbing contracting services
This annual IMAP publication showcases IMAP's collective transaction track record across a breadth of sectors and geographies. This year's Dealbook includes deals from July 2019 to July 2020.
"With Abel and Ian we are pleased to have onboarded two colleagues with such comprehensive expertise and diverse experience,"
Since 2006, the Digital Advertising market has experienced great economic growth. In 2019 IMAP Netherlands performed extensive research into Digital Agencies and published this sector report in mid Q4 19. The conclusions in this report are still relevant.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is investing $10 million in Egyptian company Globatronics
Based at the IMAP office in Munich, Ruta will be responsible for national and international buy-side and sell-side mandates within the healthcare sector, focusing on medium-sized companies.
Begra Group annually equips over 15,000 warehouses of various sizes with new and used warehouse racking and related materials.
SCI was founded in 1996 to provide expertise in radar cross-section measurements with emphasis on radar systems, data reduction and analysis, algorithm development and field measurements.
Addtech Automation, a business area in the Addtech Group, has acquired all shares outstanding in Elsystem i Perstorp AB
XL Funding makes short-term, inventory-secured floorplan loans to independent used car dealers which are used to purchase vehicles at wholesale auctions for subsequent resale to consumers
STW is a leading U.S.-based manufacturer, distributor and integrator of single-use, high-purity bioprocessing systems and components used in the manufacture of biotechnology and pharmaceutical drugs
Based in China, David has over 25 years of experience in the country’s investment banking sector. He has spent the last 9 years as a Senior Banker at leading Russian, Japanese, French and US institutions, executing development financing, structured financing and direct investments.
ETC is a market-leading software and services provider of electronic tolling technology and smart mobility solutions.
Canorama provides comprehensive ICT services primarily for small and mid-sized companies.
Majority-owned by biologists, Dyomedea-Neolab is a major player in medical lab testing in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
Strategic win-win solution for two family-owned companies
Majority-owned by biologists and supported by its management and BPIFrance for the past 4 years, Laborizon Group is leader in medical lab testing in Western France.
Themis Bar Review is the first fully online bar review and the only bar prep company to publish its students’ bar exam pass rates.
Bartog has been operating for over 25 years and is the leading distributor of tires, car parts and lubricants in the Slovenian aftermarket
Since the beginning of this month Andreas Widholz has strengthened the partner group of IMAP M&A Consultants AG in Munich
Family founded in 1945, O2D has since been a leading distributor of high-quality animal feed ingredients.
Teams from IMAP India and IMAP Czech Republic recently collaborated to advise NEI Limited, a leading tier-1 automotive and industrial bearings supplier in India, on their acquisition of Slovakia-based bearings manufacturer, Kinex Bearings.
Capstone was honored to be the recipient of a total of four firm awards
Euromoney’s Awards for Excellence are decided on by editorial panels and are widely considered the most prestigious awards in the global investment banking industry.
Founded in 1997, EDM, is the leading energy provider in the French overseas department of Mayotte. Producing approximately 95% of all Mayotte’s electricity, its production capacity exceeds 110MW.
Sun Devil Auto, established in 1978, is a family-owned and operated auto repair and maintenance company.
IMAP Germany recently advised the shareholders of Reisenthel Accesoires (“Reisenthel”), on the sale of a majority stake in the company to Swiss-German financial investor, INVISION.
39% of the deals were cross-border. Deals were closed across 13 different sectors, with Technology and Business Services the most represented.
Investor Daniel Hopp intends to realize attractive residential quarter on brewery property - Brewery production is still planned at the location in the future
IMAP France acted as exclusive financial advisor to Interchim’s shareholders during negotiations involving Chinese, American and Dutch operating companies and their shareholders.
Stephen Altmann from IMAP Canada discusses co-advising Argentinian gold mining company, Minera Don Nicolas, on its sale to Cerrado Gold, with IMAP Argentina, and how by combining knowledge and expertise, they were able to successfully close the deal and demonstrate the true strength of the IMAP global team.
INUstyr is active in building automation systems and offers energy efficient solutions for public and private customers in Sweden. The company focuses on complete solutions for indoor environments through system integration and coordination, particularly in commercial and specialized buildings.
The Infrastructure sector has begun to show signs of consolidation. Historically, the cables and pipes market was a highly fragmented local market. However, increased project sizes and shortages of skilled labour all demonstrate the need for economies of scale. Watch our video below to get a sneak peak view of the underground infrastrure market.
Globen Lighting designs, manufactures, and sells interior lighting for both private and public environments. The head office is located in Svenljunga and through retailers the company exports lighting products to large parts of Europe and many other parts of the world.
Gábor Szendrői, from IMAP Hungary, outlines why owners of well-structured companies are not only better positioned to maximize the value of their company as an asset but will also have more options when deciding their future.
With its acquisition of De Bezorgberen Holding, De Beren accelerates the group’s growth, as well as increases its diversification.
SIB, is a leader in fixed cost reduction services providing invoice analysis, vendor negotiation and cost monitoring for customers across a variety of expense categories including telecom, utilities, and waste management.
Mark Fasold, Strategic Advisor to Falls River Group (FRG) – IMAP’s team in Naples (FL), talks about business transformation, detailing the proven approaches and principles that increase the likelihood of not only a successful outcome, but also a higher enterprise value.
The Term Loan B add-on was raised to finance the acquisition of French routine laboratory competitor Laborizon.
Inverlink's Managing Partner Mauricio Saldarriaga comments on the Colombian market in the latest TTR Special Report on the Andean Region, 9 June 2020.
Founded in 2013, Tannico is a market leader in online sales of wines and premium spirits in Italy, with a market share of over 30%.
It is true, as one of our IMAP partners put it, that we have been turned into Zoom Zombies: online 4-6-8 hours or more a day with co-workers, partners, clients, prospects.
Times have never been tougher for Automotive suppliers anywhere in the world as in spring 2020. Dr. Burkhard Weber, Partner at IMAP Germany, talks about the new challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on an already difficult landscape in the Automotive sector.
IMAP’s Dealmaker of the year 2019 winner, Cyril Kammoun, CEO and Managing Partner at Degroof Petercam (IMAP France), discusses their longstanding relationship with client BIOGROUP, market leader in the biologic sector and its recent activity assisting the French Government with critical COVID-19 testing.
Guilherme Paulino, Carlos Braga, and Marcelo de Forbes Kneese, at Brasilpar (IMAP Brazil) share thoughts about the crucial assistance their Debt Advisory team is currently providing to clients to ensure their businesses survive the pandemic.
Despite the outbreak of Covid-19, we believe that there is strong momentum in the market with ample M&A activity.
It is with great sadness that we inform you that Monday 18 May 2020, our friend and former partner Peer Joosten passed away.
IMAP partners with dedicated teams in the Restructuring and Debt Advisory fields recently held a virtual roundtable to garner comment and perspectives from around the globe on the financial effects of the COVID-19 crisis.
The transaction was closed successfully despite the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and extended nationwide state of emergency throughout Japan.
The Italian Ariston Thermo Group (Ariston) has acquired the majority of shares in Kesselheld GmbH (Kesselheld), one of the leading digital start-ups in heating installations in Germany.
Although a global pandemic is affecting many areas of the global economy, mergers & acquisitions are still happening. IMAP has advised on no less than 3 transactions in chilled transport in the last few months.
The global emergence of the Coronavirus pandemic has significantly changed the course of literally everything – the way we live, work, move and relax. As the initial shock wears off, more and more people are starting to think about what our world will look like when we finally leave quarantine.
Read the Chairman's Letter introduction to the Coronavirus special edition of IMAP's publication, Creating Value.
Serficor IMAP Partner Gabriel Millan comments on the Mexican market in the latest TTR Special Report for April 2020.
Founded in 1944 to support the shipbuilding industry during World War II, Western Forge is now a global source for companies requiring quality, forged products.
Telewizja Polsat, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cyfrowy Polsat, has concluded a preliminary agreement to acquire Interia Group, one of the leading online media companies in Poland, from Bauer Media Group. Trigon is delighted to have advised Cyfrowy Polsat on this strategic transaction as a sole financial advisor.
ETC-Gauff Solutions GmbH, a provider of software and IT services for public transport, has been taken over by the management team and a private investor as a result of an MBO
The placement was made entirely by professional investors and eligible national and international counterparts.
IMAP Albia Capital Partner Fernando Cabos comments on the Spanish market in the latest TTR Special Report on M&A outlook from top dealmakers in the region.
Bos-Agro Food is the leading wholesaler of cultivated and wild-growing raspberries and other berries in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
IMAP India’s team summarises pharmaceutical progress on treatment s for Covid-19 and reports on highlights from a recent virtual conference on this subject in Israel.
Founded in 1982, Clearwater, Florida-based Knight serves many of the largest Tier I and Tier II service providers in the cable and telecommunications industries and considers itself to be one of the largest communication infrastructure service providers in the Southeastern U.S.
Revolutionary Security’s portfolio of cybersecurity services includes assessment and testing, design and build of security programs and functions as well as security operations across its clients’ IT and OT systems.
The international consortium BOS GmbH & Co. KG has sold all shares of its subsidiary etm - engineering technologie marketing gmbh to Callista Private Equity.
IMAP closed 49 M&A deals worth more than $1.4bn in Q1 2020. 43% of the deals were cross-border.
Last weekend, IMAP colleagues from all over the world were due to congregate in Denver, Colorado, for a conference planned for many months, where deals, learning, and friendships would be developed and shaped.
GRE Gauff Rail Engineering GmbH & Co. KG has been acquired by Dorsch Holding GmbH. With this acquisition, Dorsch expands the group's range of services in the railway sector.
Mercado Libre, (NASDAQ: MELI) has acquired digital products developer, Lagash.
One thing that this crisis is showing us is that no matter the geography, no matter the level of economic activity or wealth, all of us are inter-connected, facing the same problems and concerns.
The Portuguese Healthcare services provider signed a financing contract with Bank of China with average term of four years in the amount of €33 million
Heitkamp & Thumann Group has sold its UK-based air duct accessories business, to Chiltern Capital, a London based private equity firm.
The acquisition allows Cerrado to immediately become a gold producer, which will complement ongoing exploration work at their Monte do Carmo property in Brazil.
Sound Masking technology introduces barely perceptible background sound into a space to make environments more comfortable, ensure speech privacy, and increase workplace productivity. Lencore dominates large enterprise professional and Fortune 500 markets.
Founded in 2007, ITS Security specializes in cybersecurity services and proprietary solutions for IT and OT systems.
Marnevall produces 10,000 tons of breaded poultry, processed meat and fast-frozen products per year and generates €20 million in revenue.
MMi manufactures high-precision components and assemblies, with expertise in providing precision manufacturing and engineering solutions for the rapidly expanding robotic-assisted surgical systems and instruments market.
LTK is specialized in providing logistics services to the Aerospace and Automotive sectors, with customers including the Airbus Group and Alestis Aerospace.
Looping was founded in 2011, following the acquisition of 7 parks from Compagnie des Alpes. It comprises 15 leisure parks in Europe.
Established in 1998, Irish Progressive Services International (IPSI) is a Dublin-based provider of technology-enabled Third Party Administration services to the global Life and Pensions Industry.
Gruppo Sicura is a leading provider of integrated services and products and systems for managing safety, environment, quality and health in the workplace.
In 2019, IMAP closed 234 M&A deals valued at over $13 billion. The result was higher than the previous year (208) and indeed, marked IMAP’s strongest performance since 2012. Average disclosed IMAP deal value stood at $66.9 million.
Brickpack is a leading provider of gasket and fabrications for the engine, transmission, processing, and material handling markets in Europe. The acquisition of Brickpack further increases Hoosier Gasket’s global capabilities and specifically the ability to serve the European market.
EBI provides highly specialized outsourced precision manufacturing and engineering services related to complex critical components. It is one of the leading domestic providers of electron beam and laser welding services and supports sectors including aerospace & defense, medical device, semiconductor and energy industries that require the upmost in weld integrity and reliability.
Bush Industries is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of case goods and ready-to-assemble furniture for commercial and residential offices and the home.
The four shareholder families of Joseph Dresselhaus GmbH & Co. KG (Dresselhaus), with around 800 employees one of Europe's leading suppliers of fastening technology and fasteners for industrial and commercial customers, have sold their shares to the Dutch industrial holding company Nimbus as part of a succession solution.
NEI Limited, based in Jaipur, India, has acquired the Slovakia based bearings manufacturer, Kinex Bearings.
Artebianca Natura e Tradizione was founded in 1984 following thirty years of experience in the artisan bakery sector started by the Rovai family near Lucca in the 1950s.
Northland Power is a global developer, owner and operator of sustainable infrastructure assets. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Northland was founded in 1987 and has been publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange since 1997.
Backbone Consultants has developed a strong expertise in the areas of cybersecurity, IT audit, and data privacy. Backbone has been successful in building a strong client base that consists of multiple Fortune 1,000 companies.
Special Risk is one of Canada’s largest, independent specialty P&C managing general agents, providing a unique and innovative set of insurance products to 5,000+ brokers.
Through these acquisitions, Azpiaran, who acquired 100% of the capital of both companies, aims to strengthen its position in the automotive components market and its global presence, with plants now in Spain, Poland and Mexico.
Somna has for more than 10 years been developing and manufacturing weighted blankets and is renowned for its assistive device The Somna® Blanket. The blanket is manufactured in Sweden, is fire retardant, developed based on scientific studies.
Steinbach & Vollmann GmbH & Co. KG (STUV), a leading specialist for high-quality locking and hardware systems, was acquired by an investor consortium led by the zu Sayn-Wittgenstein Family, ENDURANCE Capital and Andreas Kupka.
Caliper leverages decades of data and validated assessment results to provide deep insights into employee and candidate potential, predict job performance, and uncover developmental opportunities for the workforce.
Endesa, leading company in the Spanish electricity sector, has reached an agreement to transfer the rights to use its excess dark fibre network in Spain to wholesale fibre platform Lyntia for a consideration of approximately € 130m.
Aller Media Oy has agreed to sell social media platform Suomi24, also including online dating service Treffit24, to City Digital Group. The two platforms will be transferred to the new owner by the beginning of 2020.
Bygghemma Group has acquired Lindström & Sondén AB, a leading online retailer, primarily of wine fridges, outdoor kitchens and range cookers, with proprietary brands and agents for a number of leading European brands. LSBolagen.com had sales of over SEK 100 million in 2018.
L-GAM – private equity firm participated by the Liechtenstein Royal family as well as by other important European, American and Asian entrepreneurial families – has signed an agreement to acquire the majority of Società e Salute S.p.A., holding of Centro Medico Santagostino
Capstone Headwaters advised PAQ Inc. on the creation of an Employee Owned Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
IMAP advised Schuler AG, one of the world's largest press manufacturers, on the sale of its business unit Body Panel Göppingen to Accursia Capital and Navigator Capital.
Now in its 2nd year, Albiacoustic, hosted by IMAP Albia Capital, is fast becoming the musical event in Bilbao that every company director wants to be invited to.
TPG is a logistics and consulting company that specializes in all aspects of cargo movement, harbor services, stevedoring and vessel repair, operating on the Ohio River and the Great Lakes from key strategic locations.
The new bonds have a maturity date scheduled for 2022 and a fixed yearly interest rate of 3.75%.
Now in its 7th edition, this issue of IMAP’s flagship publication Creating Value, takes an in depth look at Africa, where IMAP recently held its bi-annual international conference for the first time since the company’s inception in 1973.
Vancity Community Investment Bank (“VCIB”), a subsidiary of Vancity, is a values-based financial co-operative.
For the second time in 2019, IMAP Finland advised Vitec Software Group AB in its transaction in Finland when Vitec acquired M&V Software Oy, a vertical software developer for parishes known for its Katrina software product. Earlier in 2019, Vitec acquired Avoine Oy, a vertical software developer for smaller unions and local associations known for its Sence and Yhdistysavain software products.
Italian Frozen Food Holding (IFFH), is an Italian holding company backed by Mandarin Capital Partners
The Shareholders of Convert Paper, the leading Polish independent manufacturer of corrugated board and sheet feeder of solid board, have sold 100% of shares in the Company to Papierfabrik Adolf Jass GmbH & Co KG.
Since 2010, Capstone Headwaters’ Education & Training Group has been one of the most active and awarded teams in the United States, closing more than 55 transactions and earning 30+ industry awards.
The majority of the reisenthel Group, a well-known and leading German manufacturer of functional shopping baskets, bags and everyday helpers, was taken over by the Swiss-German financial investor INVISION in the course of a succession solution.
The private equity fund EOS has sold its majority stake in Poplast to Green Arrow Capital.
QuickBox offers a unique suite of services tailored to the needs of its customers in the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) space, including fulfillment, vendor management, and supply-chain integration.
Trigon advised Flügger on this transaction, from identification of potentially suitable transaction targets – in Poland, remaining CEE markets, the Baltics, Scandinavia and the DACH region – through completion of the acquisition of Unicell.
SIA S.p.A is the leading Italian company operating in the monetics sector
The new bonds have a maturity date scheduled for 2027 and a floating interest rate corresponding to 6-month Euribor (floor zero), plus a margin of 3.875% per year.
SGA Conveyor Systems was founded in 1990 and its individually tailored picking and transport solutions have established it as a partner for logistics centers for parcels and goods. SGA is particularly strong in the growth market of e-commerce, where companies are increasingly handling their own distribution logistics.
CirComp GmbH, a specialist in products based on high-performance fiber composites, was sold to Albany International Corporation, a NYSE listed developer and manufacturer of engineered components.
Network for Good provides small nonprofits and partners with an innovative, all-in-one fundraising platform and support services needed to execute modern, results-oriented fundraising campaigns.
Since its foundation in 1956, V!GO has grown to become the leading Belgian specialist in non-invasive technical orthopedics.
GC&E Systems Group provides technology-based solutions to the military and government agencies, as well as the commercial market.
A group of private investors has sold Anker Kassensysteme GmbH, a leading manufacturer of Point of Sale hardware, to Halder in a management buy-out.
Therm-x of California is a vertically integrated manufacturer of temperature sensors, industrial heaters and process control systems for the semiconductor equipment and other thermal-sensitive industries with leading technology, revenue growth and key supplier status to blue-chip OEM customers.
As part of a corporate financing restructuring, Newlat GmbH (“Newlat”) has secured comprehensive credit facilities from Commerzbank and BW-Bank for working capital financing.
Gray Whale Gin is currently sold throughout California and Connecticut, but has an aggressive expansion strategy. As part of the joint venture, Deutsch plans to rapidly expand distribution within the next 12 months.
The Top Dealmakers in Sweden recognises the top 40 legal and financial advisors from the previous 12 months of M&A activity by deal count, and Bengt Jönsson from IMAP Sweden is one of the winners.
In the opening address IMAP Chairman Jurgis Oniunas set out that IMAP’s work is primarily focused on 2 things, collaboration and information. These are the tools we need in order to thrive in an increasingly complicated environment.
Financial investor Steadfast Capital has sold its shares in the Food & Service Group, a successful food service delivery wholesaler supplying customers from the gastronomy and trade, to Finatem Beteiligungsgesellschaft.
Based in Mesa, AZ, APS was founded in 2008 as an integrated payments provider focused on the B2B vertical. APS goes to market in the B2B vertical through key integrations with leading ERP and accounting software platforms in the U.S.
Vigor Industrial is a provider of complex fabrication and ship repair services. It operates eight drydocks across the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, including the largest floating drydock in North America.
Gold Medal is the nation’s leading provider of turnkey, custom hardscapes solutions and complex water features for a broad range of end markets, including commercial, residential, multifamily and municipal.
Private equity investor Vaaka Partners has become the majority shareholder of Foreship Group. Markus Aarnio, Marcus Höglund and Mattias Jörgensen will retain their positions in Foreship after the transaction, and employee share ownership of Foreship will be 40%.
Established in 2001, PEGAS Container manufactures steel frame based modular containers, as well as larger modular buildings built from such containers, which represent light, alternative solutions to traditional buildings.
EVAGO Group, one of the world's leading companies in the field of temporary infrastructure, has been acquired by private equity investor KKA Partners.
Rekeep, already an established player in Italy, continues its path toward international expansion, following recent acquisitions in France and Turkey.
IMAP closed 140 M&A deals worth more than $5.2bn in the first three quarters of 2019. Consistent with IMAP’s track record, 29% of the deals were cross-border.
IMAP Netherlands advised on the sale of HFMtalentindex, a leading player in the Dutch talent assessment and talent development market, to Assessio, a Swedish portfolio company of Main Capital.
Based in San Diego, the Company is a leading provider of household employment and non-medical home care solutions
The IMAP Finland team acted as financial advisor to DevCo and Vexve, with cross-border support in the introductory phase from members of the IMAP Czech Republic team.
Founded in 1983, S&S is a leading supplier of safety products, industrial supplies and related compliance services to the power utility, automotive, airline and energy end markets.
This bond issue comes after IMAP Portugal successfully acted as rating advisor to the Regional Government, in obtaining investment grade status from Fitch and DBRS.
Lagercrantz has acquired the shares in Finland-based Frictape Net Oy and in the Estonian company Frictape Net Oü. The operations are a leading supplier of safety products for helidecks, primarily offshore, all over the world. Frictape generates annual revenue of approximately MEUR 7, with good profitability.
The medium-sized, family-owned Haas GmbH ("Haas"), a producer of (pizza) toppings for frozen foods based in Nonnweiler-Otzenhausen, Saarland, becomes part of Dawn Farm Foods ("DFF"), an international supplier of meat and sausage products based in Ireland.
More than 50 Analysts & Associates coming from 20 countries and 3 continents met on September 20th in Budapest, Hungary.
I.A. Hedin Bil, through the subsidiary Hedin Belgien Bil AB, has acquired Rudi Vertommen NV. The deal includes a Mercedes-Benz new and used passenger cars and vans dealership, marketed under the brand Vertommen.
The business operations of Bullyland GmbH were sold to the newly founded Bullyworld GmbH, owned by the Eberl family business, as part of the insolvency proceedings.
IMAP is pleased to announce the release of the IMAP Dealbook 2018-2019. This annual IMAP publication showcases IMAP's collective transaction track record across a breadth of sectors and geographies.
A hardy team of IMAP swimmers completed the 2,000 meter course in aid of the The Amsterdam City Swim Foundation to raise funds for research for ALS and to support our IMAP Netherlands colleague Peer Joosten.
The owners of TAIFIN Glass Machinery Group have agreed to sell the majority ownership of the company to German HEGLA Group on 5 September 2019. HEGLA will purchase 51% of TAIFIN’s share capital and the current owners will remain as minority owners of TAIFIN. The company will do business under the name HEGLA-TAIFIN in the future.
Based in Columbus, MS, BankTEL is the industry leader in compliant financial accounting software solutions.
IMAP Italy (Vitale&Co) acted as a financial advisor of Salini Impregilo assisting the company defining the structure and the terms of transaction, managing the due diligence activities and negotiating the agreements with counterparts.
Based in New York City and founded in 1988, Milrose is a premier provider of building code compliance and consulting solutions that caters to the Class A commercial real estate market.
After approval from the Belgian Competition Authorities, the acquisition of two Mercedes-Benz dealerships in Sint-Niklaas and Lokeern was finalized.
In support of our Dutch colleague Peer Joosten and all other ALS patients, IMAP has formed a 4 strong team of swimmers prepared to brave the 2 km (1.24 mile) swim in the Amsterdam canals on Sunday September 8th.
Headquartered in Warsaw, IN, ABC is a niche market leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality flexible ventilation solutions and technical fabrics.
With the acquisition, Parity and Elsevier will be able to build on Parity’s existing capabilities, deepen their integration, and extend them more broadly across Elsevier’s research platform.
SCIO Automation GmbH, based in Frankenthal and majority owned by Quadriga Capital, acquired the AUTKOM group.
The shareholding families that founded FEG Brivio will continue to hold stakes in the company and the CEO will also remain in place
Capstone Headwaters advised an international railway and steel precision manufacturer on its acquisition by a specialty railway equipment consolidator.
IMAP advised the Pfaudler Group, an international manufacturer of enameled components for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, on the sale of Julius Montz GmbH to Koch-Glitsch.
IMAP Russia (Advance Capital) acted as the Sellers’ exclusive financial advisor.
Founded in 1937 and based in Franklin, Wisconsin, Strauss Brands is a family owned and operated company that supplies ethically, humanely and sustainably raised meats.
Amherst worked with their other advisors and additional stakeholders in their customer base to identify a purchaser who would be able to meet Beach’s production obligations and also help the business attain its next-level growth goals
IMAP flagship publication Creating Value looks at disruptive digital transformation in the Finance sector and how in Mexico it could be the engine for the democratization of information.
Balthazar den Breems, founder and partner of IMAP Netherlands, proudly takes a top 5 position in the MergerMarket Profiler League.
Listed industrial holding company Mutares AG, Munich acquires 100% of the shares in Kirchhoff GmbH & Co. KG, Halver from the family owners to strengthen its “Automotive & Mobility” investment platform.
REDEN Solar is one of Europe’s leading independent producers of photovoltaic power, having completed projects amounting to 450 MWp across 500+ sites.
Chatmeter ia a leader in local search marketing and reputation management for multi-location businesses. Providence Strategic Growth (PSG), is the growth equity affiliate of Providence Equity Partners
Founded in 1950, PSI is the oldest manufacturer of gel ice refrigerants in the United States.
SANKI SHOJI imports, distributes and runs retail operations for fashion goods, primarily from Italy and other European countries.
The award for Best Investment Bank rewards Degroof Petercam’s in-depth global expertise and network in the Belgian corporate and investment banking market.
Closed a $25 million senior secured credit facility for a fast-growing provider of management services to public charter schools.
Consistent with IMAP’s track record, 27% of the deals were cross-border.
The rating has resulted in RAA returning to investment-grade status, one notch below the Portuguese Republic (BBB), which reflects a positive comparison with international peers.
The JV will monetize both the advertising inventory of MaximaTelecom’s networks, as well as the non-video inventory on the online platforms of a number of Gazprom-Media’s assets.
The IMAP Southeast Europe team acted as exclusive financial advisor to Wagen throughout the sale process.
Aspen Medical Products is a leading designer and manufacturer of upper and lower spinal bracing products.
The project will be financed by a consortium formed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), BMCE Bank of Africa, the Banque Centrale Populaire and Société Genéralé Maroc.
The investment from Orion Energy will provide Martin Energy with the capital to fund Martin Energy’s “CHP as a Service” platform.
Persidera S.p.A. is the Italian leader in the transmission networks of the digital terrestrial television signal.
By delivering quality care and an exceptional patient experience, Calcasieu has capitalized on the lack of healthcare access successfully opening new clinics at a rapid clip; doubling the number of clinics in the past two years.
The IMAP Netherlands team, led by Balthazar den Breems, acted as sole financial advisor to Promedico throughout the process.
A portfolio company of Leeds Equity Partners, The BARBRI Group companies meet the legal education needs of law students and attorneys throughout their careers. BARBRI has helped more than 1.3 million lawyers around the world pass a U.S. bar exam.
In the latest edition of its flagship Creating Value publication, IMAP takes a deep dive into themes related to disruption and innovation and explores how new technologies are transforming our businesses and our lives.
The IMAP Southeast Europe team, led by Jurgis Oniunas, acted as exclusive financial advisor to KLASIK TV throughout the sale process.
IMAP Argentina, led by Pablo Teubal and Pedro Querio, acted as exclusive financial advisor to Lixis.
Initiated and sourced by the Capstone Headwaters Transportation & Logistics team, this transaction brings together proprietary capacity and innovative solutions to create an evolutionary national logistics network
Andover Healthcare is a leading manufacturer of high-quality, patent-protected healthcare products, including wound care dressings, cohesive bandages and medical tapes.
Sterling Card Solutions is a leader in custom plastic card printing solutions for various industries, including gift cards, hotel key cards, ID cards, phone cards and more.
CargoMaster, along with its subsidiary Laseair, is one of the largest companies in Latin America specializing in the freight forwarding of perishables, mobilizing over 85,000 tons during 2018.
Rook Security is a pioneer and leader in managed detection and response (MDR) services. The Indianapolis-based company provides a 24/7 team of cyberthreat hunters and incident response experts who monitor, hunt for, analyze and respond to security incidents for businesses of all sizes.
Stock Spirits is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LON:STCK).
The Group mainly operates in North America, Europe, Middle East and North Africa, generating in 2018 consolidated revenues of approx. €260m
Capstone Headwaters has deep experience in the autism therapy space previously representing Invo HealthCare and handling the divestiture of Progressus Therapy for private equity firm Sterling Partners.
IMAP REDBAENK advised Cyril & Metodej, s.r.o., a Brno-based company operating the web portal ProAlergiky.cz, which is the largest e-shop specializing in goods and accessories for people with allergies, on the sale to STROH und Soehne s.r.o.
The bond issue was placed with institutional investors and listing on the Euronext Lisbon and Luxembourg Stock Exchange regulated markets will be requested.
Cool Fresh is a Dutch fresh produce marketing company that specializes in combining local European products with off-season produce from around the world.
Blokland manufactures ferrous and non-ferrous semi-finished products from its 2 modern machining production sites in the Netherlands.
Trigon acted as the sole transaction advisor to Eurocash Group.
Finalnd's Revenio acquires CenterVue, an Italian company with a strong portfolio of eye diagnostics devices
The IMAP Spain team, led by Elias Martinez, acted as sole financial advisor to Langarri Logistica through the sale process.
Logit Europe AB was founded in 2002 with a plan to develop the best 3PL solution for e-commerce companies within apparel and accessories. The customers consist of several strong brands that are represented on an international market.
With the acquisition of Laser Bidez, Aceros LST strengthens its presence in the industry dense region surrounding Bilbao in northern Spain.
IMAP Argentina advised Netshoes on the sale of NS3.
Adonis is a leading Turkish company engaged in the sale of industrial cleaning supplies and chemicals, including paper products and garbage bags.
IMAP's member in Norway Stratema advised Vitec Software Group AB
The team from Premier Power are developers and operators of hydroelectric projects and are the initial developers of the Long Lake Hydro project.
Catalysts GmbH, headquartered in Linz, becomes part of Cloudflight, an IT service company focusing on digitization and cloud transformation.
IMAP Peru acted as Sole Financial Advisor to Papelera Panamericana on the transaction.
Norm Ambalaj is the largest exporter of cardboard products in Turkey. Saica is one of the largest players in the development and production of recycled paper for corrugated cardboard in Europe
Stenentreprenader is one of the major natural stone contractors in Sweden. The company specialises in delivery and assembly of natural stone for façades, floors and window sills. Customers are mainly medium-sized and large construction contractors, and the projects primarily consist of public buildings.
Advised AeroCentury Corp. on its portfolio refinancing through a $145.0 million revolving credit facility and a $44.3 million term loan facility.
Total Specific Solutions (‘TSS’) further extends its foothold in the Swedish software market with the acquisition of FDT AB. FDT is a vertical market software company that is part of the Swedish white goods and consumer electronics retail chain the Elon Group that operates in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Iceland.
29% of the deals were crossborder. Deals were closed across 13 different sectors
The Felss Group acquires the machine tool manufacturer and automotive supplier HMP (Heinrich Müller Pforzheim) and acquires all shares in the two HMP companies Heinrich Müller Maschinenfabrik GmbH and HMP Umformtechnik GmbH from the shareholders Dr. Bernhard and Dr. Frank Müller.
IMAP advised the leading international industrial services provider Bilfinger SE on the disposal of Bilfinger FRB to EQOS Energie, a Triton Fund IV portfolio company.
This is one of several transactions Capstone Headwaters has recently advised in the Fintech industry.
Guest speakers were Mr. V. C. Sehgal, Chairman of Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMG), Krisztián Orbán, founder and managing partner of PE firm Oriens and David Kean.
IMAP is pleased to announce that Essel Mining & Industries has acquired Pro Minerals Private Limited for an Enterprise Value of circa INR 4.5 billion (~USD 65 million).
IMAP is pleased to announce that Pleatco, a portfolio company of Align Capital Partners, has acquired Milton Manufacturing. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
With this acquisition, NFI will expand its non-asset intermodal services, as well as its refrigerated capabilities.
IMAP’s Spring Conference in Munich held on March 22-23 saw the formal launch of IMAP China.
IMAP is pleased to announce that Canadian private equity firm TorQuest Partners has acquired Prepac. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The IMAP Spain team acted as sole financial advisor to Iparlat on the sale of the powerplant.
ESI is an Italian leading company in the food supplement and nutraceutical sector
The Company was founded in 2010 by Andreas Wedberg and André Svensson, who together simplified the way to efficiently produce and market glass railings. Via the company’s websites in 7 countries, customers design and order customized products that are delivered directly to their door.
The IMAP Spain team acted as financial advisor to Zephyr on the 100% acquisition of SKV.
Generac Holdings, a global leader in the design and manufacture of power products, has acquired Neurio Technology, an energy data and metering specialist based in Vancouver, Canada.
Capstone Headwaters advised General Photonics Corporation on its sale to Luna Innovations Incorporated (NASDAQ: LUNA).
The report is based on the results of a survey undertaken at the end of 2018, whereby IMAP partners across the world were asked for their views on the M&A markets in 2018, as well as their expectations for 2019.
IMAP Chile advised Grupo Empresas Navieras, Ransa Comercial and SAAM Puertos on the sale of their equity stakes in Terminal Puerto Arica, to Inversiones y Construcciones Belfi and Neltume Ports. The aggregate equity stake represented 60% of Terminal Puerto Arica’s share capital.
Management Buyout supported by a non-control investment of preferred stock and subordinated debt from Cyprium Partners. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed
The acquisition is an integral part of Braathe Gruppen’s strategy for further growth and expansion in the Norwegian cloud and IT operations services market.
Capstone Headwaters, advised Andrie LLC on its acquisition by Auxo Investment Partners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Capstone Headwaters advised Olympia Chimney Supply, a portfolio company of Argosy Private Equity, on the placement of a new senior secured credit facility, the proceeds of which were used to facilitate the acquisition of Copperfield Chimney Supply
Denmark based electronics manufacturing company BB Electronics acquired 100% of the shares of Wendell electronics
Rotage is a leading Swedish contract manufacturer offering services such as laser cutting, punching, bending, assembly and surface treatment. With the group’s complete and modern machinery, the company has established themselves as a highly competitive production partner for sheet metal components.
IMAP Morocco advised on the sale of an 85% stake in HEM, the leading Moroccan business school, to LCI Education, based in Montreal.
Read the speech given by Jurgis Oniunas, the Founding Partner of IMAP SEE and Chairman of IMAP, at the 15th anniversary and re-branding party of IMAP's partner company Ascendant Capital Advisors (now IMAP Southeast Europe) in Zagreb, Croatia on the 6th December 2018.
IMAP Colombia advised Grupo Tagarópulos on sale of ZAZ Food Stores and Bannaba Coffee to Grupo Rey
Arca Holding S.p.A., is a leading Italian asset management company, active in private banking and asset management
Capstone Headwaters advised ResinTech, Inc. on the successful placement of $116.7 million in debt financing commitments, the proceeds of which will be used to facilitate the construction of a new manufacturing campus.
Jacob Voorhees, Head of Global M&A at IMAP’s US partner firm Capstone Headwaters, has been elected Vice Chairman of Barcelona-based international merger and acquisition partnership, IMAP Inc.
IMAP Colombia advised Masisa on the sale transaction of its local distribution network and 3 industrial plants in Mexico (Lerma, Durango, and Zitacuaro).
IMAP was able to increase the number of successfully completed transactions in 2018: from 204 to 208 deals worldwide and from 20 to 25 transactions in Germany. This puts IMAP again among the top 10 M&A advisors for deals up to USD 500m in the Thomson Reuters ranking.
The buyer is the Luxembourg fund “Orion V European 11 SARL”, managed by Orion Capital Managers.
IMAP is pleased to announce that Connector Specialists, Inc, distributor of industrial products, acquired the business operations of Bluestar Industries, LLC and Bluestar Ace Machine, LLC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
IMAP released its 2018 results today, announcing an increase in deals closed over the previous year, having closed 208 deals in 2018 worth over $10bn. Average disclosed deal value came in at $62.2 million, as IMAP continues to strengthen its mid-market credentials.
Croatian exporters will also be affected by the slowdown of the European economic growth. Jurgis Oniunas, the Founding Partner of IMAP SEE and Chairman of IMAP, states his business expectations for 2019.
Josipa Hren, Junior Partner at IMAP SEE explains how the companies of the so-called old industry can adjust to new demands and become companies of the new economy.
Leaders do not yet understand the societal disruption caused by technological change.
In a conversation with Tin Bašić, Jurgis Oniunas, the Executive Partner of IMAP SEE, shares his perspective on the domestic market.
Capstone Headwaters advised Gladstone Investment Corporation and Boston Harbor Capital on the sale of Cambridge Sound Management to Biamp Systems, a portfolio company of Highlander Partners.
The German-Dutch industrial holding nimbus hands-on investors has acquired Mannheim-based KW-Kranwerke AG (KWM).
Amherst Partners advised on sale of Sycamore Gas, Inc. to Hearthstone Utilities, Inc., a portfolio company of BlackRock’s Global Energy & Power Infrastructure Group
Invest Corporate Finance in Portugal joins IMAP as the exclusive corporate finance partner for M&A activities in Portugal.
Capstone Headwaters advised Health Express on its acquisition by South Shore Health System. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Lampe Privatinvest has sold von Oertzen GmbH, a leading solution provider of high-pressure water jetting systems for industrial customers, to Hako, a subsidiary of the Possehl Group.
The buyer is the Luxembourg fund “Orion European Real Estate Fund V”, managed by Orion Capital Managers.
Guillaume Petit  will be a partner at IMAP Netherlands as of 1 January 2019.
Assistance to Poliambulatorio Dalla Rosa Prati in the signing of an agreement concerning the sale of 100% to Garofalo Health Care
Kufner Holding GmbH ("Kufner Group") and the investment company VMS-REB 3 Beteiligungen GmbH ("VMS") acquire the traditional textile finisher Bamberger Kaliko Textile Finishing GmbH ("Bamberger Kaliko") by means of an insolvency plan.
Capstone Headwaters advised Bell and Howell, a portfolio company of Versa Capital Management, on its sale to Westview Capital Partners.
Degroof Petercam Investment Banking (DPIB) and IMAP have entered into a strategic partnership. Under the terms of the agreement, DPIB will act as IMAP’s exclusive corporate finance partner for M&A activities in Belgium and France as from January 2019. In Spain, DPIB will closely collaborate with IMAP Spain, Albia Capital Partners.
IMAP dedicates the latest edition of its flagship Creating Value publication launched today, to a subject that should have every CEO’s focus; disruptive innovation.
Brockhaus Capital Management AG ("BCM") acquires a majority stake in Karlsruher Palas GmbH Partikel- und Lasermeßtechnik ("Palas"), a provider of technologically leading high-precision devices for measuring, characterizing and generating particles in air, particularly in the field of fine dust and nanoparticles.
Capstone Headwaters announced that it has successfully advised Taylor Consulting and Contracting on its sale to energy management company Albireo Energy, a portfolio company of Huron Capital.
As part of a succession plan, VESCON Automation Group GmbH, majority owned by Quadriga Capital, acquires a majority stake in the Lower Bavarian Schiller Group.
Vitale & Co. advised Sodalis Group in the acquisition of Deborah Group, the Italian leading player in the make-up industry.
After 15 years, the Southeast Europe Region’s leading independent M&A advisor has a new face.
Assistance to G.I.V.A., global leader in the steel industry, in the subscription of medium-long term debt from a pool of financial institutions, as well as to a leasing
The shareholders of Inobas, a provider of structured data products, have sold their shares to STP Informationstechnologie AG.
Sigarth is a market leader in radiator suspension systems and accessories with over 50 years of industry experience. Today, Sigarth has approximately 80 employees and in 2017, their turnover was approximately 119 million Swedish krona.
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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’.
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.
Capital West Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to IPAC Chemicals & Power Chemicals on this transaction.
Vitale & Co. advised the shareholders of Temakinho, a leading casual dining restaurant chain offering Japanese-Brazilian cuisine, on sale of a majority stake to Cigierre
Trumpler Group, headquartered in Worms, Germany, has signed an agreement with the shareholders to acquire the assets of Langro-Chemie Theo Lang GmbH and its foreign affiliates.
Capstone Headwaters announced that it has successfully advised Mai Mechanical, Corp. on its acquisition by J.R. Hobbs, a portfolio company of Gladstone Investment Corporation.
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Lord Irvine Laidlaw from Scotland will invest over €200 million in the realisation of a optical fibre network in the city of Rotterdam. In five years' time, all 300,000 households and companies in the city will be connected to fast broadband internet.
Cees van Vliet writes a column in GO, the business magazine for the South Holland and Zeeland islands. Read his last column in the appendix (only available in Dutch).
IMAP Albia Capital has provided advice to Bidfood Guzmán in relation to its 100% acquisition of the San Sebastián company Igartza Food Service.
Halder Beteiligungsberatung GmbH and the other co-partners have sold Aqua Vital, the German market leader for drinking water dispensers in the commercial sector, to US-American Culligan Water. The leading international provider of water treatment solutions is a portfolio company of Advent International.
IMAP Albia Capital advised Jae & Metalband in its incorporation process to Cooper Standard.
Transport center Rotterdam is a logistics service provider active in container and paper transport in the Benelux. Quivado BV acquired the entire share capital of Transportcentrale Rotterdam Beheer BV, a Papendrecht-based provider of freight transportation arrangement services.
IMAP closed 97 M&A deals worth more than USD 4.2bn in January-June 2018
It may be obvious, but our people are our strongest asset. We welcome 3 new analysts to our team.
During the first five months of 2018 IMAP REDBAENK successfully finalized 4 deals.
Mayer-Kuvert-network GmbH ("Mayer-Kuvert-network") has expanded its group of shareholders in the course of a capital increase to include a German family office, which will also become the new majority shareholder.
Huitai is a Chinese listed company active across various industries, including aquaculture, crude salt production, marine logistics, real estate and others. Bröderna Hanssons, based in Göteborg,
Amherst Partners announced that The Firefly Group has acquired a majority ownership interest in EOS Worldwide.
Cees van Vliet writes a column for GO, the business magazine for the Zuidhollandse en Zeeuwse islands. Read his latest column (only available in Dutch).
MAAS Baustoffe GmbH obtains a new owner. As part of MAAS Group's insolvency proceedings, the building materials trade with its ten sites has been sold to MAAS Bauzentrum GmbH.
The 2018 IMAP Spring Conference was held from 12th until 14th of April in Warsaw in Poland. The event was hosted by Trigon, IMAP's partner firm in Poland.
Verdant Capital has joined IMAP, the leading global M&A partnership, becoming the second partner firm in Africa.
IMAP closed 41 M&A deals in Q1 2018 worth more than USD 1.0 bn
On April 1, 2018, two new partners joined IMAP in Germany: Michael Knoll (53) and Marco Strogusch (43).
Aspire Systems, a global technology services firm announced that it has completed the acquisition of Goyello, an agile software solutions firm, based in Poland and The Netherlands. Goyello provides IT consulting, software development and mobile solutions to clients in Europe and America.
Dr. Burkhard Weber joined the partners group of IMAP in Germany as of March 1, 2018 as co-head Industrials with specialist expertise in machinery and plant engineering, capital goods, building products as well as pulp & paper.
191 completed transactions worldwide (20 in Germany). Transaction value increases significantly to USD 12 billion. 36% cross-border deals (40% in Germany). Established among the Top 10 M&A advisors worldwide.
IMAP advised MAAS Group as part of their insolvency proceedings on the sale of its subsidiary BEMO Systems Engineering GmbH (BEMO).
IMAP remains firmly in the global Top 10 worldwide league tables, coming in as the number two non-accounting firm. This is a testament to the caliber of our global teams and the breadth of our sector expertise.
- 191 completed transactions worldwide (11 in Czech republic) - Transaction value increases significantly to USD 12 billion - 36% cross border deals - Established among the Top 10 M&A advisors worldwide
We are pleased to inform you, that from October 1, 2017 Brno branch of company IMAP REDBAENK moved to new location to office center ROZMARÝN:
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.
LEO Familienholding has sold a majority stake in DYNAJET GmbH, a leading supplier of water jetting systems up to 3,000 bar, to RUBIKON Industriebeteiligungen GmbH.
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.
nterDam, an international market leader in fire and blast resistant architectural products for the oil and gas and offshore renewables sectors, has partnered with VE Partners to accelerate its ambitious growth plans and continue the outstanding success it has achieved in supporting customers creating a safer workplace since its foundation in 2007.
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.
IMAP Netherland's Jan-Pieter Borst and Frank Ruijgrok were interviewed for Offshore Industry magazine to give their corporate finance perspective on an industry in transition.
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.
A 6th place in the category M&A Advisory a 12th and 15th place in the category M&A Advisory Persons. And to think that the most successful months of 2017 (November and December) are not even included...
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.
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.
IMAP Netherlands analyzed the Oil & Gas market from a transactional point of view and based its report on deals with a value of EUR 25M and higher in the period between 2010 and 1H2017.
The new generation of employees within the M&A world is looking at things differently in the present time. These high potentials want recognition and appreciation for their work. IMAP Netherlands' colleague Willem op de Hoek is rightly nominated for the best Young Talent Award. Do you vote for Willem?
Over the past decades China has put itself in the limelight as being one of the most important emerging economies. Initially mainly as producer of consumer products. And after decades of rapid growth and development in manufacturing and export, the Chinese economy is inevitably undergoing a transition to a service and consumption driven economy.
Cloud services provider Evolve IP has acquired Mtel, a cloud communications firm based in the Netherlands, as part of its ongoing growth strategy and to increase its presence in Europe.
Bank financing is increasingly complicated for companies but there are more and more good alternatives. Balthazar den Breems and Cees van Vliet give their vision on the fruit and vegetable market from an M&A perspective.
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.
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.
Do Brexit, the election win of Donald Trump, the growing aversion to one Europe and further internationalization mean that the globalization wave is coming to an end? Is globalization on the decline after years of growth? Are local energy generating, local food growing and consuming the new trend?
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.
Boasso Global (“Boasso”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quality Distribution, Inc. (“Quality”), announced that it has acquired Den Hartogh’s European depot and tank cleaning services business, known as Den Hartogh Cleaning B.V. (“Den Hartogh Cleaning”).
Belgian investment fund KeBeK via its stake in Mifratel, is taking over Dutch contact center PCS. The takeover has led to the formation of a group with about 1650 employees and turnover of €65 million.
BB Capital Investments, the Netherlands-based private equity firm, acquires a stake in Travel Health Group (THG) from its shareholders.
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).
Key H1 2017 results highlights include: - 95 M&A deals worth more than USD 8.1billion - Average disclosed deal size: USD 63.0 million - 34%cross-border deals - 29 deals with Private Equity involvement.
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.
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.
Specialists in temporary housing, Dutch Cabin from Klundert takes over a sector partner: Hamburg Verhuur. Van Hamburg Verhuur has built up a good reputation in the industry over the last 25 years.
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).
Active Capital Company acquires Codi Group: State-of-the-art wet wipes producer ready for the next step.
Koning & Hartman has a history of more than 120 years. They are active in public transport, water, energy, government, manufacturing industry (OEM), industry, public order & security and financial services.
Mergermarket presents an infographic highlighting European Private Equity activity in Q1, with an emphasis on topics including: buyout and exit overviews, activity by country and by sector.
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.
A short video is give you a flavour of our event held in March 2017 in Rotterdam.
BWaste, BroNij and Ferro-Fix create a new leading player for the production, maintenance and technology of smart waste systems.
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.
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.
Rotkäppchen-Mumm Sektkellereien GmbH acquires the prestigious Italian Prosecco Specialist Ruggeri & C. S.p.A, well known for their award winning Proseccos.
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.
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).
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.
Total Specific Solutions B.V. (“TSS”) acquires softeware supplier Magenta MMT B.V. (Magenta) and her subsidiary Niveo B.V. as per december 1, 2016. TSS is part of Constellation Software Inc. (CSI) who is listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange (TSE:CSU).
IMAP Netherlands advised the seller Stroom on their sale to The Candid Group. Rotterdam based Stroom Mediacommunicatie immediately is part of of the Candid Group who specialise in integrated communications services that create concrete business results.
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.
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.
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.
Analysts and experts voice their thoughts and expectations about the oil and gas industry. Whatever analysts foresee, the fact is that many leading companies need to change their point of view and adjust their strategy in order to survive and to regain control again.
Innoluce, a fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, has been acquired by the German semiconductor Infineon. IMAP Netherlands advised shareholders on the sale of the company.
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.
The Eurofiber Group has reached agreement with the shareholders of Dataplace to acquire 100% of the shares. Dataplace was assisted in the transaction by, among others, the corporate finance experts of IMAP Netherlands.
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.
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.
IMAP advised Mubea on the successful acquisition of the Spanish automotive supplier INAUXA from Grupo Tudos Reunidos.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In addition to its own product range, Mafelec SAS, Chimilin, France, has taken over Comtronic GmbH ("Comtronic") based in Schönau, Germany.
The KIESELMANN FLUID PROCESS GROUP acquires Wilhelm Guth Ventiltechnik GmbH & Co. KG in Landau.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Machine producer Amphitec has recently attracted growth capital from Active Capital Company. The investor receives a majority stake in Amphitec through the transaction.
FPS Global Logistics has acquired an 80% interest in Rotterdam Harbour Holding (RHH). FPS is a subsidiary of Singapore Post, a global logistics service provider.
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.
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.
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.
With the financial support of Écart Invest, Top Side Industries Group has purchased itself in industrial machine control specialist Rolloos Holding. Top Side entrepreneurs Joost Lasschuit and Bram Masselink want to expand Rolloos and strengthen its market position with new products and services.
The management of packaging producer Pack2pack, with the help of investment company Gilde, took over the company, which was owned by the American company Greif, through a management buy-out (MBO).