Investment strategy

Acquisition characteristics

  • Non-core division of larger corporations, turnaround and complex situations
  • Headquartered in Europe
  • Typical revenues range between 10 m€ to 100 m€
  • EBITDA below industry average, break even or negative
  • Industry agnostic

Target characteristics

  • Leader companies on niche market with strong undisputed reputation
  • Entry barriers and technical excellence based on industry-leading R&D capabilities
  • Recurring revenues and blue chip customer base
  • Rationalization and optimization opportunities

Value Creation

  • Operations and finance support
  • Network of dedicated operating executives fill C-level roles on interim-to-permanent basis
  • Develop pre-acquisition, detailed business plan for post-investment value creation
  • Identify management personnel best suited for needs of business and augment and / or replace as necessary
  • Institute disciplined monitoring and controls (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly)
  • Create shared vision with management to transform business divisions into stand-alone entities

Transaction capability

  • Divest quickly, with certainty and confidentiality
  • Improve shareholder value
  • Protect brand equity
  • Safeguard customers and employees
  • Ensure a timely and seamless transaction