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.
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: This acquiring company consists of a group of strategic investors and the Maas family, which was able to prevail among five prospective buyers in a bidding process.
The purchase agreement was signed on January 29, and the transfer of the entire business operations with around 130 employees including the previous management is scheduled for May of this year. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.
At the end of August 2017, the MAAS Group from Ilshofen-Eckartshausen (Baden-Württemberg) filed for insolvency proceedings with the Heilbronn District Court. This also affected the profitable building materials trade MAAS Baustoffe, which generates an annual sales volume of around EUR 35 million. The restructuring process was accompanied by the consulting firm Buchalik Brömmekamp, Michael Pluta, Managing Director of PLUTA Rechtsanwalts GmbH, acted as trustee.
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 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.