Education & Training 2019

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.

2019

IMAP releases coveted IMAP Trends in Global M&A 2018 & 2019 Survey

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.

Industrials 2019

IMAP advises Connector Specialists Inc. on the acquisition of Bluestar Industries LLC and Bluestar Ace Machine LLC

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.

Automotive 2019

IMAP strengthens its hold in mid-market closing 208 deals in 2018 worth over $10bn

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.

Industrials 2019

IMAP advises Lampe Privatinvest on the sale of von Oertzen GmbH to Possehl subsidiary Hako

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.

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2018

IMAP advises Bamberger Kaliko on the acquisition by an investor team of Kufner Group and VMS

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.

Industrials 2018

Capstone Headwaters advised Versa Capital Management on its sale of Bell and Howell to Westview Capital Partners

Capstone Headwaters advised Bell and Howell, a portfolio company of Versa Capital Management, on its sale to Westview Capital Partners.

2018

Degroof Petercam joins IMAP as exclusive partner for Belgium and France

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.

2018

Mid-market companies have the edge in innovative disruption says new IMAP publication

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.

Industrials 2018

IMAP advises Palas GmbH on sale to Brockhaus Capital Management AG

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.

Industrials 2018

IMAP advises Schiller Group on sale to VESCON Automation Group

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.

2018

Ascendant Capital Advisors is now IMAP Southeast Europe

After 15 years, the Southeast Europe Region’s leading independent M&A advisor has a new face.

Technology 2018

IMAP advises Inobas on sale to software provider STP

The shareholders of Inobas, a provider of structured data products, have sold their shares to STP Informationstechnologie AG.

Industrials 2018

IMAP Sweden advises Midway Holding on sale of their portfolio company Sigarth to Finnish Rettig ICC

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.

2018

2018 IMAP Fall Conference in Miami

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

Industrials 2018

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

Business Services 2018

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

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

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2018

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

Energy & Utilities 2018

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

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2018

IMAP advises Trumpler Group on the acquisition of Langro-Chemie

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.

2018

IMAP Deal Summary Q1-Q3 2018

Automotive 2018

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

Technology 2018

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

2018

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

2018

IMAP's Analysts & Associates meeting held in Zagreb

Building Products & Services 2018

IMAP Germany advises on the sale of MAAS Profile GmbH

Technology 2018

IMAP Germany advises shareholders of SemVox on the sale to paragon

Healthcare 2018

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

2018

Amherst Partners welcomes Ray Dallavecchia, Jr. to leadership team

Consumer & Retail 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises Wholesome Pride on its sale to Outward Hound

Technology 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises ISONAS on its sale to Allegion

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2018

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

Technology 2018

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

2018

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

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.

Industrials 2018

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

2018

New IMAP office opens in Stockholm

Healthcare 2018

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

Food & Beverage 2018

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

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.

2018

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

Food & Beverage 2018

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

Technology 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises CCI on its acquisition by Zyme

Industrials 2018

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

Industrials 2018

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

Technology 2018

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

2018

IMAP H1 2018 Deal Summary

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

Energy & Utilities 2018

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

Consumer & Retail 2018

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

Consumer & Retail 2018

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

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2018

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

Industrials 2018

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

Financial Services 2018

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

Energy & Utilities 2018

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

Consumer & Retail 2018

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

Education & Training 2018

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

Consumer & Retail 2018

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

Healthcare 2018

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

Technology 2018

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

Technology 2018

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

Technology 2018

Capstone Headwaters advises RedZone Robotics on its sale to Milestone Partners

Food & Beverage 2018

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

Healthcare 2018

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

Consumer & Retail 2018

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

Business Services 2018

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

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2018

Amherst Partners advises on sale of Sur-Seal Corporation

2018

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

Industrials 2018

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

Technology 2018

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

Healthcare 2018

Capstone Headwaters advised Concord Biosciences on its sale to Frontage Laboratories

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2018

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

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.

Business Services 2018

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

2018

Steven Smidler appointed advisor at Falls River Group

Technology 2018

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

Financial Services 2018

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

Business Services 2018

Capstone Headwaters advised National Monitoring Center on its merger

Healthcare 2018

Amherst Partners advises EMS on partnership with Avante Health Solutions

Building Products & Services 2018

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

Food & Beverage 2018

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

Food & Beverage 2018

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

Healthcare 2018

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

Building Products & Services 2018

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

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.

Education & Training 2018

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

Financial Services 2018

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

Financial Services 2018

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

Technology 2018

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

Industrials 2018

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

Consumer & Retail 2018

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

2018

2018 IMAP Spring Conference in Warsaw

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.

2018

Verdant Capital in South Africa joins IMAP

Verdant Capital has joined IMAP, the leading global M&A partnership, becoming the second partner firm in Africa.

2018

IMAP Q1 2018 Deal Summary

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

Technology 2018

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

Industrials 2018

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

Consumer & Retail 2018

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

2018

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

Food & Beverage 2018

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

Financial Services 2018

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

Industrials 2018

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

Consumer & Retail 2018

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

Consumer & Retail 2018

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

Technology 2018

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

Food & Beverage 2018

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

Consumer & Retail 2018

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

Consumer & Retail 2018

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

Technology 2018

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

Industrials 2018

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

Industrials 2018

IMAP Sweden advised Ottosson Truck on sale to Vara Maskinimport

Building Products & Services 2018

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

IMAP advised MAAS Group as part of their insolvency proceedings on the sale of its subsidiary BEMO Systems Engineering GmbH (BEMO).

2018

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

Food & Beverage 2017

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

Healthcare 2017

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

Automotive 2017

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

Technology 2017

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

Food & Beverage 2017

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

2017

IMAP Chairman Interview with Colombia´s Leading Financial Newspaper La Republica

2017

IMAP conference in Bogotá - consolidation lessons from Multilatinas

Energy & Utilities 2017

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

Consumer & Retail 2017

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

Industrials 2017

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

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

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2017

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

2017

IMAP Q3 2017 Deal Summary

Business Services 2017

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

Automotive 2017

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

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

Real Estate 2017

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

Consumer & Retail 2017

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

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

Business Services 2017

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

Industrials 2017

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

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

Consumer & Retail 2017

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

2017

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

Industrials 2017

The end of the IPO era for Irish M&A

Consumer & Retail 2017

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

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

2017

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

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

Healthcare 2017

IMAP Netherlands advised Travel Health Group on an investment by BB Capital

BB Capital Investments, the Netherlands-based private equity firm, acquires a stake in Travel Health Group (THG) from its shareholders.

Building Products & Services 2017

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

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

Industrials 2017

IMAP Sweden advises Telarco on sale to Storskogen

Consumer & Retail 2017

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

Industrials 2017

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

Industrials 2017

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

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

Technology 2017

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

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

2017

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

Technology 2017

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

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

Technology 2017

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

Energy & Utilities 2017

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

Industrials 2017

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

Industrials 2017

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

Energy & Utilities 2017

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

Industrials 2017

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

Consumer & Retail 2017

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

Consumer & Retail 2017

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

Industrials 2017

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

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP Netherlands advises Value Enhancement Partners in divesting Codi Group

Active Capital Company acquires Codi Group: State-of-the-art wet wipes producer ready for the next step.

Consumer & Retail 2017

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

Consumer & Retail 2017

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

Financial Services 2017

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

Industrials 2017

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