IMAP advises HEM on the sale of a majority stake to LCI Education
IMAP Morocco advised on the sale of an 85% stake in HEM, the leading Moroccan business school, to LCI Education, based in Montreal.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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).