Regional Responses to Disruption in the Middle-market
IMAP experts recently had the pleasure to participate in an interview with Firmex, to look at how disruption is affecting the middle-market and M&A in their region.
IMAP experts recently had the pleasure to participate in an interview with Firmex, to look at how disruption is affecting the middle-market and M&A in their region.
Esthedentalplus is a Belgian group of four dental practices offering general dentistry and orthodontics. The Group is one of the larger dental practice groups in Belgium with a total of 40+ dentists and 30+ dental chairs
With this transaction, Degroof Petercam confirms its expertise in the Transport & Logistics sector and its ability to assist private equity funds in the successful sale of their businesses.
Koole Shipping, operates 11 barges, which are predominantly active in the Netherlands, Belgium and Western Germany, and three coasters, which provide transport services between the Netherlands, the UK and Germany
Primed is a Swedish supplier of professional physiotherapy equipment. The products are used for advanced physiotherapy aimed at patients with a comprehensive rehabilitation need. The customers are public and private healthcare providers, such as regional councils, elderly care centres and private clinics within physiotherapy, naprapathy and chiropractics
Successfully Navigating the Turning Tides
Consisting of nearly 150 veterinary clinics and practices in France and Belgium, it is experiencing strong growth and since 2020, the number of establishments has tripled, with more than 40 new veterinary structures and 31 associate veterinary practitioners so far this year alone
IMAP partners are now operating in a market that is transitioning away from a phase of cheap financing, pent-up demand and high valuations to one of surging inflation, rising interest rates, more selective investor appetite, and widespread domino effects from the war in Ukraine.
SysTech had sales of approximately SEK 54 million during the financial year 2021 with an EBITDA of approximately SEK 10.1 million. In 2021, the Company has won a number of major procurements in public administration that will be delivered until 2025.
The shareholders of management consult, a leading market research and consulting company, have sold a majority stake to Rhein Invest as part of a succession plan and reorganization of the shareholder structure
ConcealFab is an industry leader in 5G infrastructure and Passive Intermodulation Mitigation (PIM) solutions
RAFAEL is a world-renowned Israeli-based defense contractor, specializing in innovative, and combat-proven systems, such as the famous IRON DOME, TROPHY Active Protection System, LITENING Targeting Pod, SPIKE family of tactical missiles, and many other air/land/sea systems
The Company is a strategic transportation and logistics provider primarily serving the automotive OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers
Hydroscand Group AB has acquired 100% of the shares in Anderstorp Hydraulik AB, one of Sweden's leading companies in hydraulic systems and maintenance. The company has a turnover of approximately SEK 75 million, with good profitability. Its head office is in Anderstorp, Sweden.
Regio-Glasvezel, is engaged in the design, construction, management, and operation of open-access fiber optic networks for business parks and collective buildings
ALERE Advisors is an asset management and advisory firm, affiliated to INICIA, located in the Dominican Republic
The transaction was of unparalleled complexity, involving four airlines and execution throughout the COVID pandemic which had a significant material impact on the sector
Residential Warranty Services is a national provider of home warranty, service contract, and insurance products and services to homeowners and real estate vendors including home inspectors
Rident Group is a leading Croatian dental group
Calculated Risk is an investment company that owns and manages six Harley-Davidson dealerships and has launched the Lucky Penny Cycles pre-owned motorcycle brand
Prodiagnostics is a Swedish provider of a wide range of instant drug tests and laboratory drug tests. Since 2012, the company has provided the Swedish market with tests that are market leading in terms of sensitivity and traceability.
The shareholders of AMC AG, a leading manufacturer of self-adhesive information carriers, have signed an agreement to sell their shares to Finland's UPM Raflatac
MonroneyLabels.com provides automotive build data services to dealerships, insurance companies and consumers
IMAP Partners from the USA, France, Spain, Germany and South Africa share their views on the M&A outlook over the next 12 months.
Nor-Cal is the leading control systems integrator for the utility-scale solar power and energy storage sector
Uncle John’s Pride is a family-owned producer of premium smoked sausages and meats
IMAP's partner in France & Belgium, Degroof Petercam, hosted the IMAP Spring conference in April 2022, gathering over 130 global M&A dealmakers from Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.
Felderer is a market leader in the ventilation technology sector. Felderer operates as one of the largest distributors of ventilation ducts, silencers, diffusers and fire protection products.
In addition to Knoll, AAG also acquired the shares of the affiliated company Transport + Logistik Schleiz GmbH, as well as significant parts of the holding company Manfred Knoll Holding GmbH through an asset deal
Degroof Petercam acted as Joint Global Coordinator in CARMAT’s €40.5 million capital increase. The fundraising included €36.5m for institutional and strategic investors and €4.1m for retail investors
Over 130 IMAP M&A advisors from 25 countries joined forces this weekend to share global market insights into the current geopolitical situation following the war on Ukraine and how this is affecting the M&A dealmaking landscape
Based in Canada, Vigil develops and markets a proprietary platform combining software and hardware to provide solutions to the expanding seniors’ housing market
As part of IMAP’s special focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG), Creating Value hears from Christopher Kiermayr, Partner at ERM GmbH, the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy and market leaders in ESG due diligence.
MenoLabs is a rapidly growing women’s wellness brand focused on addressing perimenopause and menopause symptoms
As bankers we're used to coming to these events and hearing a certain type of speaker, but these times call for something different, a time for solidarity, goodwill and empathy.
Eaglestone is a holding company comprised of best-in-class energy efficiency and mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire sprinkler (MEPS) commercial contracting businesses focused on the NYC metro and surrounding areas
Since the beginning of April, Philipp Crocoll strengthens the partner group of IMAP M&A Consultants AG
Technology, Business Services, Industrials, Financial Services and Transportation & Logistics were the most active sectors, accounting for 65% of total deal volume.
The company intends to use the net proceeds to progress on the development of its two clinical stage assets, THR-149 and THR-687, which are currently in Phase 2 clinical trials for DME
On Friday April 8, nearly 140 IMAP members are due to gather in Paris to celebrate IMAP’s Spring 2022 conference, and the first time the M&A partnership can reunite its teams from Africa, the Americas, and Asia since the COVID outbreak.
The company intends to use the net proceeds primarily in connection to clinical studies and PMA (Pre-Market Approval) progression related to its two proprietary technologies, alfapump® and DSR® (Direct Sodium Removal).
This transaction allows the company to further diversify its sources of financing, strengthening its financing structure, anticipate certain credit line maturities and secure sufficient available credit lines to contemplate new investments.
VAMCO is a domestic appliance rental company serving the Rhode Island area
APC Buró is dedicated to facilitating financial inclusion and access to credit for millions of Panamanian citizens through the reliable, efficient and secure management of massive data and the development of analytical capabilities to reach their full potential
Nexer strengthens its position as a tech company of the future by acquiring Telescope Services AB, experts in sourcing international IT engineers. Together with Telescope, Nexer will be able to offer existing and new customers in the Nordic market world-class expertise in digital transformation.
Capstone Partners advised a US-based behavioral sciences company on its sale to a leading intelligence and analytics, technology, and mission services provider.
Omni is a data-driven lending Fintech company focused on providing working capital solutions to SMEs in Colombia and Chile and has a robust business plan for growth in Latin America
AAT Carriers specializes in transporting sensitive freight and other dangerous goods and provides dedicated service for a diverse group of government and commercial customers.
Bolton Remote is a leading provider of outsourcing and remote staffing solutions that specializes in helping fast-growing tech companies scale their customer experience, data operations, and tech support teams
IMAP France & Belgium and IMAP Netherlands have signed an exclusive partnership to leverage their respective strengths in a mutual effort to further develop capital market activities in the Netherlands
With this acquisition the Hüffermann Group is positioning itself as one of the leading providers of crane- & Heavy Lift as well as heavy transport services in Germany
HC electronics is an EMS business that manufactures a large mix of small to mid-size production series
Provision operates free-standing cancer treatment centers utilizing state of the art proton therapy and conventional radiation therapy on two campuses
Innovate has established itself as one of the fastest-growing providers of tech-enabled survey and sampling services to market research agencies, consulting firms, and corporations
World Education Program (WEP) is one of the world’s largest outbound study-abroad organizations
Paraty has around $3 billion in assets under management (AUM). Following the acquisition of Paraty, TMF Group will now administer over €160 billion of assets on behalf of its fund manager clients, offering end-to-end fund administration solutions globally.
With this transaction the founder Mr. Emmer realizes his succession while Johann Baptist Lindner remains engaged with the company as CEO and shareholder
LIS is active in the Italian proximity payment market through a network of nearly 54,000 affiliated points of sale, offering services including bill payments, prepaid payment cards, telco and e-vouchers top-ups and merchant and enterprise service solutions
Prodware is a specialist in the editing and integration of software. The company is a well renowned global partner when it comes to integrating Microsoft solutions
With IMAP Chairman, Jurgis Oniunas, leading the discussion, IMAP partners Pedro Benites, Brent Walker, and Vijay Balasubramanian, alongside Federico Gandino Masetti, General Manager at Rekeep World S.r.l., shared their experiences and deliberated on what is clearly no longer a voluntary activity and has serious implications for mid-cap transactions.
With the acquisition, Lindab significantly expands its current operations in Germany, multiplies its sales and gains a strong position throughout the country
Sentaca is a leading telco consulting services and solutions provider
Danser is a leading independent container logistics solutions provider in Northwest Europe, offering multimodal logistics solutions such as barge, rail, truck, project, and additional services. Danser transported more than 1.6 million TEU in 2021
Ubiway Retail operates 110+ proximity convenience shops in high-traffic, residential areas and local villages, as well as 50+ travel convenience shops in prime transport locations across Belgium.
Aquasol is an internationally recognized leader in the manufacturing of water-soluble and other welding consumables
Herenco Invest expands the business area within sustainable building solutions and acquires Kalmar-based LGG Inneklimat. LGG offers tailor-made climate solutions in the form of fan convectors and range hoods.
Asfaltbolaget Sverige AB is a complete land and construction contractor and performs asphalting, soil preparation and excavation for cable, district heating and water and sewage.
American Farms is a leading supplier for landscapers and garden centers throughout the state of Florida
Berardi is the reference partner for Italian industrial companies for the just-in-time supply of standard and custom fasteners
Börjessons Plåt & Svets AB (BPS) is a contract manufacturer with a focus on laser cutting, water cutting, bending and finishing, in both large and small series. The company has sales of just under SEK 50 million with very good profitability.
Siegel Egg Co. is a leading wholesale distributor of bakery ingredients and other food products to commercial bakeries and retailers throughout the Northeast
Inkcups is a Massachusetts-based manufacturer and supplier of specialty printing equipment, offering direct-to-shape digital printers, pad and tagless printing equipment, and consumable supplies
The company is an ideal addition to Storskogen's expertise in the installation sector and a strong extension of its industrial service activities in Germany
This is Degroof Petercam – IMAP France’s largest M&A transaction ever closed and demonstrates the firm’s ability to bring together some thirty professionals across all investment banking segments, to support its customers on complex transactions
The former majority shareholder has reinvested in the business in order to continue to support the upcoming transformation of Horst Pöppel in a changing market over the next few years
Bricata is a next-generation Network Detection and Response (NDR) provider whose technology analyzes network traffic for vulnerabilities and threats to keep enterprise networks operational and in a trusted state.
Cristal Union is a major French cooperative group specialized in the transformation of sugar beets into sugar bioethanol, alcohols and other value-added products
Vanguard Title Insurance LLC is one of the top independent title insurance companies in the State of Utah, closing over 13,000 real estate transactions in 2021
Vanguard provides title insurance and escrow services to Utah’s real estate community, including residential and commercial services as well as builders and developers
CET is a leading non-union provider of energy efficiency, solar, and commercial electrical services in New England
Sweco has signed an agreement to acquire the Swedish technology consulting company Swedish Net Engineering AB. With the acquisition, Sweco strengthens its leading position in protection and security.
IMAP Chairman Jurgis V. Oniunas details what's in store in the latest edition including ESG commentary from IMAP experts, and Lisbon keynote speaker, former Portuguese Prime Minister and President of the European Commission (EC), José Manuel Durão Barroso, insights into the implications of ESG investing, as well as practical advice for investors.
Covail was founded in 2015 with investments from seven of the largest companies in Central Ohio to provide collaborative solutions to common artificial intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity challenges facing their respective businesses, as well as other customers
Hazelett Corporation is a global leader in the design and manufacture of continuous metal casting machines
Pride Stores is a convenience store and gas station chain with a market-leading position in Western Massachusetts and Northern Connecticut
Petillo is a leading specialty site development solution provider in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic
Forum Estates is a specialized real estate investment company based in Belgium, focusing predominantly on grocery/supermarket real estate
Conscious Discipline is a leading provider of social-emotional learning (SEL) solutions that equip teachers, administrators, mental health professionals, parents, and special needs educators with the skills to foster the development of self-regulation and emotional competence in children
Pinnacle’s clinical models benefit at-risk youth and their families with a full suite of home- and community-based programs that reduce costs associated with unnecessary institutional placements, resulting in significant cost savings to payors
Cygilant, a portfolio company of Arrowroot Capital, is a managed security services provider (MSSP) with a 20+ year history serving customers primarily in the financial, healthcare, and education markets
Frigocare is a leading bonded and non-bonded cold storage solutions provider specialized predominantly in seafood and meat products
Alcorta Forging Group (AFG) is a global, 110-year-old market leading company in the carbon and stainless-steel forging sector
Mahaffey has been the leading provider of temporary and semi-permanent commercial and industrial fabric structures for nearly 100 years
Construction Journal is a leading provider of construction project information and market analytics
The Highberg Group is looking to strengthen its position by partnering with a specialist in the (large-scale) change management, agile transformations and data-driven working field
Morris 4×4 is a leading online retailer of automotive aftermarket parts and accessories for Jeep and 4×4 off-road enthusiasts
By joining forces, AMP Groep and Delta Logistiek can significantly expand their position within the medical logistics market (B2C and B2B), a strategic market for AMP Groep where it has seen strong growth
Gym Launch provides coaching programs and business training materials to help gym owners increase revenue and improve profitability
Payix is a leading omnichannel payment technology platform providing solutions that facilitate payments, data exchange, and communication to support customer service and collection efforts in loan repayment verticals
Being seasoned M&A advisors, Florian Böschen, Christoph Gluschke and Nils Keller will reinforce the group of partners at the Mannheim and Frankfurt offices
Robbins Brothers, is a Los Angeles-based specialty jewelry store chain focused on the engagement and bridal markets with 15 stores across the Western and Southern US
Founded in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2004, ALM Works opened a new worldwide headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts
Cosmic focuses on radio frequency, terrestrial, and space-based communication solutions, to include digital signals processing and geolocation analysis
The RUF Group, which is based in Rastatt (RUF Betten) and Berlin (BRUNO Interior), is one of the leading providers of high-quality upholstered and box spring beds and has been operating for almost 100 years
IMAP closed an all time high 294 M&A transactions valued at over $27 billion in 2021. The figure marked a significant jump up from the 212 transactions closed in 2020 and far surpassed the previous IMAP annual record of 230 transactions closed in 2019.
Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc., is a category-leading manufacturer and supplier of high-efficacy, environmentally friendly antimicrobial and biocidal products
In operation since 1935, Delavan is a leading designer and manufacturer of spray nozzles for fluid, diesel exhaust, and spray-drying systems
On Point Technology provides integrated solutions that detect and combat Unemployment Insurance (UI) fraud while streamlining benefits agencies’ workflows
Clark-Reliance is a highly recognized designer and manufacturer of industrial fluid measurement, control, and separation instrumentation utilized in industrial and energy process industries
Pioneer Recycling Services, LLC is an industry leader in comingled residential and office recycling in the Pacific Northwest
Frontline is based in Salt Lake City, Utah, and serves both commercial and residential clients throughout the state
South Coast Facility Services, operating out of Anaheim California, is a full-service contractor that designs and installs HVAC equipment, delivers energy services, and provides process piping and direct digital control systems.
Baas Groep B.V. is a leading Dutch underground infrastructure specialist, founded in 1898
Legend Smelting and Recycling sources catalytic converters and nonferrous scrap—including lead-acid batteries, copper wire, radiators, starters, and transmissions—from across North America, including Mexico
Photonics Systems Group intends to accelerate PROAUT's growth opportunities in the coming years
CSi Packaging, is a global leading designer and manufacturer of high-speed equipment for post press automation processes in the cardboard packaging materials industry
From all our IMAP teams, 450 M&A professionals across 60 offices in 43 countries worldwide
Capstone’s FAS team helped the company respond to the buyer’s rigorous financial due diligence process and worked in an interim management capacity to help ensure a smooth transition to the buyer’s new management team
For nearly 85 years, Next-Gen Supply Group and its legacy companies have been manufacturing and distributing janitorial solutions throughout the Northeast
MIDAQ Industry acquires 100 percent of the shares in TR Group AB, including Tranås Rostfria AB and TR Equipment AB with subsidiaries. TR Group have net sales revenue of 100 MSEK and 50 employees.
Barfer’s Wellfood is the most recognized direct-to-dog raw pet food brand in Germany
Polara Enterprises is the the North American leader in pedestrian traffic and safety systems
The proceeds were used to refinance existing debt, fund the acquisition of Shipware, LLC, a freight expenses management company, fund future acquisitions, and to support ongoing working capital needs
With the acquisition, q.beyond expands its portfolio in the fast-growing cloud business and gains a new location with Ulm
Qualanex, located in Libertyville Illinois, offers customized solutions designed to facilitate and manage the entire return goods process on behalf of pharmaceutical manufacturers and their trading partners
For the past years, the Joint Venture delivered high quality products to bakeries, patisseries and chocolatiers
Rekeep World S.r.l. (“Rekeep”), like many IMAP’s clients who have consolidated in their domestic markets, is now focusing on accelerating international expansion and growth through cross-border mergers and acquisitions
In a video interview, IMAP Chairman, Jurgis Oniunas, and Mark Wright, CCO of Firmex talk about post-pandemic recovery, digitization, and the importance of the personal approach to the deal.
Tidal Transport USA provides full-scale marine operations services, focused primarily on stevedoring, hold cleaning, and port captaincy on the US West Coast, with operations in California, Oregon, and Washington
Perwyn, the Paris and London-based private equity investor, has acquired the German petfood company Barfer’s Wellfood GmbH, located in Berlin
WIOCC’s terrestrial strategy, which includes deployment of metro and national networks in key locations, will be extended to include new countries and metropolitan areas
Emakina is one of the leading groups of independent digital agencies, with 26 offices across 18 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America
GDI - Gesellschaft für Datentechnik und Informationssysteme mbH - a provider of integrated and modular ERP software solutions, has been acquired by private equity investor Elvaston Capital Management
Hosted by IMAP’s exclusive partner in Portugal, Invest Corporate Finance, over 60 IMAP M&A partners from around the world came to listen to José Manuel Durão Barroso speak on ESG, conduct bilaterals in the sunshine in the gardens and grounds of a former palace in Lisbon, and enjoy an evening program of Fado and local Portuguese fare.
Hellmann was founded in 1871 in Osnabrueck, Germany by Carl Heinrich Hellmann and today remains family-owned.
ESSVP acquires a significant minority stake from the family shareholders, who remain majority shareholders, thus strengthening the company's financial power and balance sheet
Mountain States Sheet Metal is one of the most reputable and versatile steel fabricators in the U.S. specializing in technical, complex, mission critical assemblies in heavy plate, steel structures and light gauge HVAC for commercial and industrial retrofits, exhaust systems and clean air systems
Deltech operates production units in Baton Rouge, LA to manufacture methyl styrenes and other specialty aromatic monomers, a plant in Dayton, OH which manufactures polystyrene, and European manufacturing operations
Rosh Review is a provider of online board exam preparation and continuing medical education solutions
ermoyopal Generación and Termoyopal Gas; both of which are devoted to power generation and the commercialization of LPG and Naphtha in Colombia
Established in 1997, Brandify offers local marketing solutions that include the brand score platform, scalable local SEO, local advertising, mobile-local technologies, and local-social marketing
Signet has grown from a one-person installation services contractor to a 160-person complete technology solutions provider.
Sephira is a leader in software solutions for healthcare professionals.
Onward is a medical technology company, developing and commercializing innovative therapies to enable functional recovery for people with spinal cord injury
Enraf-Nonius, is a market leader in physiotherapy and rehabilitation equipment and devices
Eliance is a leading provider of helicopter and fixed-wing emergency services in high social value areas such as firefighting, medical emergencies, search and rescue and engineering and maintenance
Baxi is one of Nigeria’s largest independent SME-focused electronic payment networks
Genesee Scientific, founded in 1995 by Ken Fry, is a premier distributor of high-quality life science laboratory products
LRS is North America’s fifth largest privately held waste and recycling company offering fully integrated waste diversion and recycling services
As a leading full-service partner for the utility industry, PIPERSBERG is one of the market leaders for measuring and control equipment in the gas and water sector
Farrar Scientific Corporation is a leader in ultra-low temperature control for biopharmaceutical and other life science applications
In addition to using only 100% natural ingredients, Nature’s Logic has emerged as an industry leader in the ESG space.
NCL Industries is a four-decade old public company that manufactures and sells building materials such as cement, ready mix concrete, cement bonded particle boards, and doors.
Apremeda is the exclusive distributor of Dr. Wolff products in the Czech and Slovak Republics
Catbird NYC is a mission-driven, women-run jewelry retailer
Using Uncrewed Surface Vessels, XOCEAN provides turnkey data collection services to surveyors, companies and government agencies.
The shareholder of Zahnen Technik GmbH, a leading specialist in the engineering & construction, optimization and modernization of water and wastewater plants, sold the majority shares to the investment company HBL InvestmentPartners
Sarens is the global leader and reference in crane rental services, heavy lifting, and engineered transport
Natures Craft is a leading e-commerce company in the online Vitamins, Minerals & Supplements sector
3T is a specialist developer, manufacturer, distributor, and provider of lifecycle management services for client-specific electronics and embedded systems.
IMAP partners around the world closed 185 M&A deals worth more than $18 billion during the Q1-Q3 2021 period. The boom in market activity observed in the first half of the year continued in Q3 and indicators suggest that 2021 will close out as one the strongest years for IMAP on record.
Ogle, operates nine campuses providing cosmetology and esthetics education throughout Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio, TX
Oleofat specializes in the treatment of by-products and waste derived from the oil industry and its subsequent manufacture into biofuels and other technical products for cosmetics and nutraceuticals
Deceuninck is a publicly listed, international leader in providing building solutions for windows and doors, outdoor living, roofline and cladding, and interior applications
Pexymek is a leading supplier of antenna mounts, cable clamps, cable protection and cold defects. The company also have a significant contract production in pipe bending, sheet metal punching, edge pressing, assembly, and packaging.
829 Studios provides integrated, data-driven digital marketing services to clients across B2C and B2B verticals
Building relationships and trust in a remote working environment is a challenge but critical to successfully closing deals. Marcus Rex, at IMAP Sweden discusses why technology has become a crucial tool in their transaction process and how deals can still be closed, even under lockdown.
Lightning Technologies manufactures pallets with an indestructible coating that allows them to be sterilized for use in shipping sensitive items such as food, pharmaceuticals, and electronics.
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 2020 to July 2021.
This year, Degroof Petercam – IMAP’s partner in France & Belgium commemorates its 150th anniversary and boasts a rich history dating back to 1871.
MCRC Group is a leading provider of healthcare revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions primarily in the New York market.
SportPet manufactures a variety of pet products, including pet furniture and recreational products, pet kennels and carriers, feeding and litter accessories
Everest Transportation Systems is a high-growth, unique freight brokerage, currently focused on over the road surface transportation
The Jivo platform combines a chat function for websites with lead aggregation and client communication via instant messengers, apps, social media, e-mails, phone calls, SMS and chat bots
MIAS Group consists of two subsidiaries: MIAS Filter AB, a reseller of filters, and MIAS Cylinderfabrik AB, a manufacturer and reseller of hydraulic cylinders. Founded in 2005, with its headquarters in Ängelholm in the Southern part of Sweden, the company provides a complete assortment of filters and brands for industrial, mobile and stationary equipment and machines, with a competitive offering in hydraulic cylinders.
Group Bridge is an independent operator of nursing homes
Simply Organic is a leading developer and provider of luxury, professional-only, organic and clean beauty products
Mark Fasold, Strategic Advisor to Falls River Group (FRG), IMAP USA, shares with Creating Value the guiding principles companies should follow to optimize their supply chains including the vital dos and don’ts.
LPP is the leading fashion group in Central and Eastern Europe, operating in 30 countries via e-commerce and over 2,000 stores.
Aquatech is a global leader in water purification technology for industrial and infrastructure markets. Its technology focuses on desalination, water recycle and reuse, and zero liquid discharge.
Calcioinfinito S.r.l. is a leading Italian company in the distribution of football news through the websites “calciomercato.com” e “ilbianconero.com”
Recura Kliniken SE and FuturaMed-Gesellschaft have signed an investor agreement with the aim to acquire of Fachklinik Waldeck
Coop is a growing e-commerce company that designs and sells branded, high-quality adjustable memory foam pillows, bedding and sleep-related products through the Company’s website and various e-commerce marketplaces, including Amazon
Absolut Bikes, founded in 1993, is a leading B2B e-commerce wholesaler of bicycle parts and accessories
Force Management is a well-recognized leader in the sales effectiveness and training industry with an extensive track record of driving successful client outcomes
QuattroR, a private equity fund, and Consorzio Casalasco del Pomodoro (CCdP), Italian leader in the cultivation, processing and distribution of industrial tomatoes, have signed an important investment agreement.
Saurer Spinning Solutions is a leading and innovative textile machinery manufacturer with >160 years of experience in development and production of high-tech systems and components
RE/MAX INTEGRA is the largest global real estate sub-franchisor within the RE/MAX network. RE/MAX INTEGRA’s franchisees represent roughly approximately 1/3 of all RE/MAX agents worldwide and are comprised of nearly 19,000 agents in North America alone
Legacy Restoration is a leading insurance restoration and remodeling company, primarily serving the major metropolitan markets of Minneapolis-St. Paul, Chicagoland and Denver
Shypple is a fast-growing digital freight forwarding company and has accelerated its growth through the acquisition of Milestone.
The transaction is structured as a forward deal with forward funding. The construction phase has already started, and the completion is planned for 2023
VirtualArmour is a global managed security services provider (MSSP) specialized in advanced networking and cybersecurity, serving mid-market and enterprise customers across the U.S. and Europe through managed services, professional services and hardware/software resell
RO.MAR. is specialized in the production of bread for sandwiches, sliced bread and loaves for the private label
Dr. Carsten Lehmann, Managing Director at IMAP Germany shares valuable insights into the key factors affecting company valuations in M&A, using the IT & Software sector as an example.
The AguaGuard Product Line offers impermeable moisture barrier products that prevent infection during and after medical procedures
The merger will transform LRE into a listed integrated real estate player, which will invest, as well as develop, real estate, either to sell or to keep in portfolio
The shareholders of Xell AG have sold their shares to Sartorius Stedim Biotech, a division of the listed life science company Sartorius
Weterings produces ducts, tubes, and hoses used for protection of cables and transportation of liquids and gases.
Focus Home Interactive is one of the leading French players in the video game industry.
Headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia, Carson Air is a leading provider of fixed-wing air ambulance services, air cargo services, and flight school training in Western Canada
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Gentera is a microcredit company focused on promoting financial inclusion for vulnerable segments of the population
With this acquisition, Hardinge expands its turning, milling and grinding machines with an attractive portfolio of products and technologies.
Dostavista is one of the international leaders in the field of digital delivery services, operating in 10 countries
Euricom is an international Group leader in the processing, packaging, and marketing of rice,
tesa SE has sold its affiliate tesa scribos GmbH to LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung & Co. KG.
Apisa is a market-leading supplier in its niche, both in Spain and other selected markets including Latin America, it has a broad product portfolio covering the grain, feed and biomass management segments
IMAP Portugal acted as exclusive financial advisor to Caixa Económica Montepio Geral on the sale of its 19% equity stake in Almina Holding S.A.
Welcome to the 11th edition of IMAP's flagship publication, Creating Value, as always, full of up-to-date case studies, commentary, and trending topics relevant to M&A markets, all contributed by our IMAP partners around the globe. This issue’s theme is “The Next Wave in M&A”. And what a wave it is!
ONDE SA is the leading developer and general contractor of renewable energy infrastructure in Poland
Källström designs and produces equipment for filling, mixing, and handling of corrosive liquids, primarily for the international battery industry. The company has a high degree of technical expertise with nearly 30 years of experience from the industry and a well-established brand with long-term customer relationships.
Farmo group is a leader in the production of healthy, plant based and gluten-free food products for third party brands.
The agreement will foster further cooperation between the companies
By making this takeover, q.beyond is extending its existing expertise in digital workplaces.
The transaction value was ~USD 9 billion, the highest in the country's history.
AIB intends to use the JV to offer a range of life protection, pensions, savings and investment products.
In addition, the investment company Gimv is acquiring a minority stake in the new WDM/Deutenberg Group
José de Mello Group holds strategic participations in three key areas, namely: Infrastructures & Mobility, Health, and Chemicals
IMAP closed 112 deals worth more than $14.7 billion during the first half of 2021. The strong rebound in market activity that began in Q4 of 2020 carried over well into Q1 of this year.
Svenska Bad was founded in 2006 and is a leading player within spa baths in Scandinavia. The company supplies both the Nordic and European markets with premium spa baths developed for the Nordic climate.
Wise Owl Outfitters is a growing camping brand offering high-quality, affordable camping hammocks and accessories sold on Amazon and direct-to-consumer.
Founded in 2007, Doran + Minehane is a boutique provider of specialist accountancy services to large institutional funds and global asset managers
Medcon International is an international continuing medical education provider focusing on cardiovascular diseases
Founded in 1991, Ruimbaan has a strong presence in the Western Netherlands, operating out of four main offices. The company provides workers to employers in various industries, including painting, cleaning, and production.
In collaboration with IPC, ALRO Group will apply fire-resistant coatings in electric vehicles ('EVs')
UrbanStems is an e-commerce provider of floral arrangements and a variety of curated gift options for nationwide next-day and limited same-day delivery in the U.S.
Coconut Secret started with a simple vision: to make a delicious line of healthy, organic, low-glycemic foods for their diabetic parents
OCIL is a freight forwarding company offering worldwide ocean-, air-, rail- and road- logistics, warehousing and European distribution services
Founded in 1980 and headquartered in Kungälv, north of Gothenburg, CDS is a reseller of vehicle components, mainly lights to cars and heavy commercial vehicles. CDS has a good company culture and has built up strong long-term relationships with customers and suppliers
TMS is a leading no-nonsense developer and manufacturer of customized mechanical installations, which, for instance, are used for the installation of offshore wind farms
Żabka is the largest convenience network in Europe and one of the fastest global developing convenience chains
Swisscare distributes cosmetics and health supplements across Italy.
GGAL is a group of companies that deliver innovative aluminium and glass solutions to the housing and construction market in Sweden. The group operates under the brands VPP System, Vetri and Alufasad Nordic.
Klimaoprema is the leading Croatian provider of engineering services for cleanrooms, as well as a developer and producer of high-tech HVAC solutions.
Assistance to the family in the repurchase of a 30% stake of Emilio Mauri.
C.H. Robinson (NASDAQ: CHRW), one of the world’s largest logistics platforms, has acquired Combinex Holding B.V., a specialist in customer-oriented transport management. The acquisition further expands C.H. Robinson’s European road transport footprint.
Addvanze was founded in Helsingborg in 2010 by Åke and Agneta Berg. Addvance is a leading developer, producer, and marketer of colour, and additive masterbatch. Addvanze provides demanding customers around Europe with environmentally friendly, first-class, and cost-effective products tailored to their unique requirements.
IMT develops and produces a wide range of industrial sensors which collect and transmit data about the tank container or rail car and its cargo, such as location, temperature, pressure, full-empty status, and load-unload status, to IMT’s proprietary web portal
Holding Dolciaria Italiana S.p.A. is an Italian company that produces and distributes “Made in Italy” chocolate-based products and sweets such as chocolates, gift boxes and eggs
Worldwise is a leading supplier of branded pet care products including cat and dog toys, catnip, cat scratchers, and bedding, among other pet accessories.
SYSCO have signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in the Swedish managed services company, SQL Service Nordic AB. SQL Service Nordic AB is a Microsoft expert founded in 2009, delivering monitoring, maintenance and expertise services on SQL Server, Power BI and Azure.
Founded nearly 75 years ago, the company has a storied history as a leader within the industry, underpinned by family values and a dedicated team of associates. The company operates multiple facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada from which it services customers in several end-markets
Last week IMAP colleagues from around the world once again joined forces, albeit virtually, to attend IMAP’s Spring 2021 Conference. Spread over 4 days and originally due to take place in Paris, the virtual conference’s focus was the very timely and relevant question of “how to adapt and grow your business in times of COVID”.
Over the last 24 years, IMAP Czechia has advised PROMENS ZLIN on three transactions, reflecting its outstanding client relationship and consistency in deal execution
Group Leunen is a leading Belgian provider of custom-made orthopaedic devices for patients suffering from permanent or temporary disability.
Avantium is a leading technology development company active in renewable chemistry and develops technologies that enable the production of sustainable products from plant-based raw materials
Thuisvaccinatie is the leading Dutch provider specialized in healthcare services on location, focusing on travel vaccinations for the private market, preventive medical examinations and group vaccinations (on location) for companies
Algo S.p.A. has executed a capital and financial strengthening project, with the support of the shareholders and the creditor banks.
This figure is higher than the average posted during Q1-Q3 2020, suggesting that the rebound in market activity observed in Q4 2020, in which IMAP closed a record 83 deals, has carried over.
Sedaru delivers its turnkey software-as-a-service (SaaS) application for critical water infrastructure asset management and real-time monitoring of water system operations
Seaside and Toscana Energia GREEN (TEG), both controlled by Italgas Group, have completed a merger through the incorporation of TEG into Seaside
Natfood, is an Italian company specialized in semi-finished food&beverage products for the preparation of hot and cold drinks for the Ho.Re.Ca channel.
E-bike to go is a young, fast-growing and market leading e-bicycle-as-a-service provider, targeting the commuting, food delivery, corporate and daily rental client groups.
Wereldhave Belgium N.V. is a Public BE-REIT (SIR/GVV) focusing on commercial property in Belgium. The value of the real estate portfolio, including project developments, amounted to €921.2 million on 31 December 2020.
The two plants were required to be sold by order of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in the antitrust enforcement action brought by the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division and the Attorneys General of each of the State of Wisconsin and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
EBS is a leading national provider of clinic, school, and home-based behavioral health and therapeutic services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), special needs, and developmental/behavior issues
Moravia Containers Group now consists of three highly established and reputable Czech manufacturers of modular buildings.
Alfing is an industrial group from Älmhult in Småland with roots ranging back to the early 1960’s. The business is conducted under the three branches Alfing Produktion, Alfing Seating and the forest machine manufacturer Terri. Alfing has sales of approximately SEK 200 million with good profitability.
Spalding Laboratories has become the industry leading provider of all-natural biological and botanical insect control solutions for horses, as well as livestock and pets
Cubescom specializes in business-critical ERP and digitization solutions
Żabka is the largest convenience network in Europe and also one of the fastest developing convenience companies globally.
Together with the majority shareholder Waterland, CEMA and netgo will expand their presence in the German market and take an important step towards becoming a one-stop-shop provider
Companhia Sulamericana de Cerâmica was previously controlled by Grupo Eternit, a Brazilian building products company.
Beamable is a Boston-based gaming software compan
Bunny is the pioneer in the field of super-premium pet food for small rodents such as rabbits, guinea pigs and hamsters in the DACH-region
The BrightRoof Solar portfolio consists of sixty-two solar PV electricity generation projects, 57 roof-mounted and 5 ground-mounted, located in Southern Ontario (Canada).
SAFE, based in Las Vegas, Nevada, provides comprehensive fire and life safety system solutions to premier resorts and casinos, data centers and other commercial customers in the Las Vegas and southern Nevada region.
Founder and CEO Ragip Aydin will keep a significant stake in Raynet
Atrys is a Spanish biomedical company dedicated to providing diagnostic services and medical treatments primarily for oncology patients
WhitePress is a leading content marketing platform that assists advertising agencies and corporate clients in the creation and publication of high-quality content across the web, as well as tracking marketing campaign results
Cyfrowy Polsat has agreed to sell its mobile telecommunication infrastructure for over 7bln PLN (c. EUR 1.6bn) to Cellnex.
In March 2020, IMAP’s Global Debt Advisory & Restructuring Team held a virtual roundtable, discussing the financial effects of the COVID-19 crisis. IMAP Experts return to share their perspectives on how things have evolved since then.
The shareholders of software specialist EXA AG have sold 74.9% of their shares to SNP Schneider-Neureither & Partner SE.
Pharmagest Interactive is a France-based company that develops software for the Healthcare industry, with a market cap around €1.7 billion
Founded in 2012, INDOS is an industry-leading specialist in the provision of depositary, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) oversight services for alternative investment funds
Special Applications Group is an innovative provider of mission-critical tactical helicopter training, operational planning, and support services to domestic and allied military agencies and government organizations
AGT will be integrated into EUROVIA's track construction subsidiary ETF and thereby strengthen its position in the growing market for construction and maintenance of rail tracks in Germany
Jakala is the only Italian company included in the Forrester Research report
The land is part of the SeiMilano urban regeneration project
Pikus is a nationally recognized commercial and industrial concrete contractor serving Salt Lake and the Wasatch Valley market since 1999.
This landmark transaction enables BIOGROUP to diversify its lender base, increase its financing capacity, extend the maturity of its debt, and drastically reduce its interest cost by refinancing a former PIK debt.
Seraxis, Inc. is a biotech company developing a cell replacement therapy for insulin-dependent diabetes
Edgewater is a professional and technical services firm that supports the U.S. Department of Energy; organizations involved in the commercial nuclear industry in the U.S., UK, and Canada; and other private sector business involved in other high-hazard or complex operations.
Corob is one of the leading companies in the manufacturing of tinting equipment and systems for the paint, coatings and automotive industries
Bergé Vigía will build on Transportes Vigía’s unique strength in the Automotive sector, offering logistics services to vehicle manufacturers, importers and dealers throughout Colombia
Wissekerke specializes in pneumatic and hydraulic drive technologies which can be used for a variety of applications, such as lifting heavy objects or transporting bulk goods.
With 20 years of experience in investment banking, Edmund Higenbottam, Managing Director of Verdant Capital (IMAP South Africa), the largest advisor to the Fintech sector in Africa, talks to Creating Value about Fintech in Africa and why the continent’s flourishing tech landscape is so attractive to investors.
American Sentinel University is a leading regionally accredited university, providing online education and professional development to the nursing and healthcare management communities through affordable, flexible bachelor's, master's and doctoral nursing degree programs.
The two long-term shareholders of GELSENCHEM Chemical Products GmbH, Miguel Fábrega and Thomas Lüllemann, have sold all their shares to Höppner Finanz Holding.
The investment in Sweden’s leading Oracle specialists places the IT Relation group among the largest players in the Nordics with 60 dedicated database experts in Sweden and Denmark.
As of 30 September 2020, Rekeep Group reported pro forma consolidated LTM revenue equal to €1,047 million and EBITDA of €115 million employing around 27,700 people.
The former shareholders will continue to be closely associated with the group and remain minority shareholders and support the management team in the role of an advisory board as well as consultants.
GJM (JMT:LS) is one of Portugal’s largest multinational groups (c. EUR 8.9 billion market cap) that operates in food distribution and specialized retail.
IMAP closes 218 M&A deals worth over $12.5 billion. Q4 2020 marked IMAP’s strongest quarter ever.
GMD holds 12 food retail stores in the Azorean Autonomous Region, on the São Miguel, Santa Maria and Pico islands, and 1 wholesale cash and carry store on São Miguel island.
Africa Global Funds is the leading industry journal covering private equity and other asset classes aross Africa
Based in Chattanooga, TN with offices in Minneapolis, MN, Avenger Logistics provides specialized, flatbed and oversized freight brokerage services, along with other general freight brokerage.
Powrmatic of Canada, founded in 1945 and owned by Stamm International Corp., is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The deal allows Castello SGR to consolidate its specialisation in the management of non-performing real estate assets
The building is today the headquarters of diversified, renowned and international tenants
The Mainroad Group is a 100% employee-owned collection of companies specializing in road and bridge products and services.
The acquisition is aimed at supporting the Company’s expansion strategy both in terms of organic growth and external growth, through new acquisitions.
Read the Chairman's Letter, an introduction message from IMAP Chairman Jurgis V. Oniunas to the 10th Issue of IMAP's mid-market M&A magazine, Creating Value.
Pet Care S.r.l. is an Italian leading company in the pet food and care sector with over 230 Isola dei Tesori stores
Inclusio successfully raised EUR 60 million in its initial public offering of new shares on Euronext Brussels
INSZoom is a provider of immigration case management SaaS that combines integrated document management, client task management, billing and reporting into a single application.
For 24 years, Inland has provided high quality dredging services throughout the Central U.S. river system and the Gulf Coast areas of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas.
Lasertech is a leading company in industrial 3D printing and laser welding in metal. The range of services also includes non-destructive testing, laser marking and laser curing.
Germani is an Italian leader for the transport of chemicals, liquids, solids and fuel and generates a turnover of 70 million of euros.
Africa Global Funds is the leading industry journal covering private equity and other asset classes across Africa
Founded in August 2010 by Paolo Zanetti, Callmewine is one of the leading market players in online sales of wine in Italy.
Headquartered in Las Vegas, Ei is a leading provider of energy inspections and construction quality observations across the Western United States.
The partnership aims at supporting Everton’s development plan through investments and financing M&A transactions in Italian and foreign companies active in the same market segment in which the Everton Group operates.
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
Acqua Vera is the business branch owned by the Sanpellegrino Group (Nestlé Group) active in the production and commercialization of mineral water.
OSE Immunotherapeutics is an integrated biotechnology company specializing in developing therapies to control the immune system for immuno-oncology and autoimmune diseases.
The Company obtained a bridge facility of $2.25 mm from Canna Business Resources, LLC and a $10.0 mm credit facility from PMW LLC dba Suite 420 Solutions
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.
Loan agreement with Banco BPM S.p.A., to finance the development of the first out of three plots of land owned by the Fund
Founded in 2005 in Bath, U.K., Wild + Wolf is a leading designer and distributor of branded trend-forward toys, puzzles, games (“TPG”) and lifestyle products based in the UK
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.
The Ecopol Group is active in the production of water-soluble and biodegradable packaging solutions for the home and personal care, construction and cosmetics segments
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.
Caricento is an important banking group with over 160 years of history
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.
Headquartered in The Colony, TX, Quest provides nationwade waste and recycling services to customers in a broad range of industries.
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.
The Ströer Group employees over 12,000 people and in 2019 realized revenues for €1.6bn with a market cap as at October 2020 of €3.5bn.
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.
The transaction consists of the purchase by a consortium of institutional investors led by Ardian of a 49% stake in a newly-established holding company controlled by TIM
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.
Piatti Freschi Italia was created in 2002 as a joint venture between the Beretta Group and the French group Fleury Michon.
With more than 1,200 shops in Italy and abroad, Pianoforte Holding promotes Italian style and quality worldwide, as the result of the consolidated experience of the Carlino and Cimmino families in retail distribution.
Addtech Automation, a business area in the Addtech Group, has acquired all shares outstanding in Elsystem i Perstorp AB
Crendo Fastighetsförvaltning offers property services and administration to property owners and their customers. Crendo has offices at four locations in Sweden: Halmstad, Linköping, Helsingborg and Växjö. Customers ranges from nationwide real estate companies to local property owners.
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.
Cereal Docks is an Italian Industrial Group active in the first agro-food processing for the production of ingredients derived from oilseeds flour lecithin oils and cereals, for applications in the feed, food, pharma, cosmetic and technical sectors.
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
The property, consisting of several buildings originally intended for industrial use, will be entirely converted to residential use, with the development of 250 apartments.
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.
Proiezioni Future S.p.A. is a Joint Venture between Borio Mangiarotti and Värde Partners
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.
So.Farma.Morra, which has a client base of 6,200 pharmacies and 15 branches covering 50,000 sqm, will increase its sales to over €1.0bn and its market share up to circa 8% in the intermediate distribution of pharmaceutical and para-pharmaceutical products.
With its acquisition of De Bezorgberen Holding, De Beren accelerates the group’s growth, as well as increases its diversification.
The assets have been sold by listed real estate funds managed by Amundi Real Estate Italia SGR, for a total consideration of €94.25 m.
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.
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).