Transactions need a secure foundation. Crucial to both buyers and sellers: taking prompt, targeted action and having a direct line to decision makers.
With over 200 international sell-side and buy-side transactions totalling in excess of 25 billion euros, goetzpartners is one of the most successful mid-market M&A firms. We leverage our sector expertise, network of contacts and many years of M&A experience into creating value for buy-side stakeholders. Alongside carving out the best possible position for buyers in the transaction process, goetzpartners services include efficient process execution, strategic valuation analysis, advice on financing, and support and coordination through the entire buy-side process.
Our expertise for buy-side transactions:
- Strong market and industry expertise, including deep-dive market analysis
- Identification of suitable target companies as per investment criteria
- Development of a targeted communication and positioning strategy
- Advice on carve-out transactions, also international transactions
- Support with coordination of due diligence providers, with preparation of business plans and company valuations
- Advice on acquisition and refinancing, including modeling
goetzpartners represents the interests of companies from all key industries all over the world. With over twenty years of experience, we think like entrepreneurs and have direct access to the decision makers that matter – all this and more forms the basis for our extraordinary success. goetzpartners has talented people with years of expertise in every element of the process – from bilateral talks to vendor-optimized auctioning. The outcome: we can provide our clients with definite advantage in sell-side transactions that serve to optimize value or ensure long-term security, even in challenging situations.
Our expertise for sell-side transactions:
- Best possible tactical preparation and execution of the sales process
- Prompt preparation of documents and coordination of vendor due diligence advisers
- In-depth sector expertise ensures potential buyers are identified quickly
- Wide range of investors can be approached owing to international presence and strong network of contacts
- Optimization of financial and structural terms of sale
- Extensive expertise in carve-outs, especially for complex, international structures
- goetzpartners approaches potential financial backers though “lender education” and obtains term sheets
goetzpartners has many years of experience in preparing, initiating and executing mergers and Joint Ventures. We know how stakeholders need to design the strategy, business model and organization of their JV in order to derive maximum value. Our customers have an experienced partner at their side to navigate and resolve the challenging issues of governance, leadership and risk. Each joint venture has to be crafted such that the objectives of its stakeholders are met. This takes relevant technical expertise – but also familiarity with the sector in which the venture will be operating.
Our expertise for Joint Ventures:
- Independent advisory for all types of planned Joint Ventures
- Joint Ventures initiation and execution
- Performance-optimized design of each Joint Ventures
- Specialist knowledge in all key areas, including valuation, advice on corporate governance and structuring
With the holistic approach, goetzpartners succeeded in highlighting the excellent strategic fit for the transaction within a very short time. This enabled us to achieve a highly attractive result.«
goetzpartners advised Afinum, one of the leading medium-sized investment companies in the German-speaking market, as an M&A and commercial advisor. The investment company planned to divest the Garz & Fricke Group to SECO, an Italian embedded computing company. Thus, the objective was to outline a possible equity story, specifically independent growth options and synergy potentials with SECO.
Our Corporate Finance and Management Consulting teams worked closely together to quickly realise a commercial vendor due diligence and a business plan.
Thanks to the combined approach, goetzpartners was able to highlight the excellent strategic fit between the two companies in just two months, achieving an outstanding result and an attractive purchase price for its client.
goetzpartners’ team has been pivotal to structure the operation and assist us in negotiating our partnership while following the right momentum. Throughout the process, goetzpartners has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the transaction and to the company’s interests.«
€ 15.000.000goetzpartners advsied Smart Reporting GmbH on itsFINANCINGfrom the European Investment Bank (EIB)
(value not disclosed)goetzpartners advised the insolvency administrator Dr. Frank Kebekus on theSALEof Oschatz Energy and Environment GmbH to Deurotech Group
(value not disclosed)goetzpartners advised the insolvency administrator Dr. Frank Kebekus on theSALEof Oschatz Bohemia s.r.o. to the existing management and Martin GmbH für Umwelt- und Energietechnik
(value not disclosed)goetzpartners advised 4D Global Energy Investments on theSALEof Rosehope Limited to a private investor
(value not disclosed)goetzpartners advised Deutsche Invest Capital Solutions with aCDD & ACQUISITION FINANCINGon the acquisition of GLOBOGATE concept AG
(value not disclosed)goetzpartners advised PINOVA Capital and Dr. Andreas Seidl on theSALEof Assyst Group to Style3D
(value not disclosed)goetzpartners advised Wirelane GmbH on theFINANCINGof the mass roll-out electric vehicle charging stations across Germany
(value not disclosed)goetzpartners advised CSS AG, a portfolio company of Carlyle, on theACQUISITIONof evidanza AG
(value not disclosed)goetzpartners advised GoStudent GmbH on theACQUISITIONof the Studienkreis GmbH
(value not disclosed)goetzpartners advised Cygna Labs Group, a portfolio company of INVISION and VR Equitypartner, on theACQUISITIONof NCC Group's DDI business division
(value not disclosed)goetzpartners advised Treïs on theSALEof its stake in the Cycleenergy Holding GmbH to a consortium of Austrian investors
(value not disclosed)goetzpartners advised tesa SE on theSALEof tesa Labtec GmbH to AdhexPharma SAS
(value not disclosed)goetzpartners advised Evotec SE on theACQUISITIONof Central Glass Germany GmbH
goetzpartners successfully advised Smart Reporting GmbH, a German health-tech start-up to raise a venture debt loan of €15 million from European Investment Bank.
Oschatz Energy and Environment GmbH, a leading engineering specialist for incineration technologies, energy recovery and waste recycling in plant engineering filed for insolvency on October 5th, 2022. goetzpartners exclusively advised the creditors' committee and the insolvency administrator Dr. Frank Kebekus on the sale of Oschatz, via an asset deal to the newly founded Oschatz Power GmbH, a subsidiary of Deurotech Group. Another part of the advisory mandate was the sale of the Czech subsidiary Oschatz Bohemia s.r.o., by share deal to the existing management and Martin GmbH für Umwelt- und Energietechnik.
Oschatz Energy and Environment GmbH ("Oschatz"), a leading engineering specialist for incineration technologies, energy recovery and waste recycling in plant engineering filed for insolvency on October 5th, 2022. goetzpartners exclusively advised the creditors' committee and the insolvency administrator Dr. Frank Kebekus (Kebekus et Zimmermann) on the sale of Oschatz, via an asset deal to the newly founded Oschatz Power GmbH, a subsidiary of Deurotech Group. Another part of the advisory mandate was the sale of the Czech subsidiary Oschatz Bohemia s.r.o., by share deal to the existing management and Martin GmbH für Umwelt- und Energietechnik.
goetzpartners represented 4D Global Energy Investments plc, a Dublin based investment fund specialized in the energy sector, on the sale of Rosehope Limited, an Irish holding company owning the specialty gases businesses Settala Gas S.p.A. and Synthesis Chimica S.r.l. and participations in gas engineering company Tecnogas S.r.l. and a controlling interest in heating, ventilation and air condition (HVAC) business Systema S.p.A.
goetzpartners was mandated by DI Capital Solutions as debt advisor on the acquisition of GLOBOGATE concept AG.
goetzpartners was mandated as exclusive M&A advisor by PINOVA Capital and Dr. Andreas Seidl on the sale of Assyst Group, the market leader for fashion technology in Germany, Austria, Italy, and Switzerland, to Style3D, a leading digital solution provider in the global fashion industry.
goetzpartners advised Wirelane GmbH, a full-service provider for electric vehicle charging infrastructure (hardware and software) in the European market, on the financing of its Wirelane Enterprise Solution for the mass deployment of EV charging stations to large and strategic customers in the hospitality and real estate sector across Germany.
goetzpartners advised CSS AG, a portfolio company of Carlyle Europe Technology Partners, on the acquisition of evidanza AG, a leading software provider for integrated business intelligence, business planning, and middleware solutions.
goetzpartners and GP Bullhound together advised GoStudent GmbH, an EdTech unicorn headquartered in Vienna, on the acquisition of Germany-based Studienkreis GmbH from IK Partners.
The highly specialized software developer and leading provider of DDI, cloud security, and compliance technology Cygna Labs Group GmbH, a portfolio company of INVISION and VR Equitypartner, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NCC Group’s DDI business.
A consortium of Austrian investors, including INVEST AG, Industrieliegenschaftenverwaltung AG, and, the management team has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Cycleenergy Holding GmbH, a biomass energy group with sites in Austria and Germany, from Treïs in a transaction that supports sustainable and regional energy production in Austria.
goetzpartners advised tesa SE on the sale of tesa Labtec GmbH, a specialty pharmaceutical drug delivery contract development and manufacturing organization.
goetzpartners advised Evotec SE, the publicly listed life science company headquartered in Hamburg, on its acquisition of Central Glass Germany GmbH, a fully operational EU GMP certified facility in Halle/Westphalia, from the Japanese chemical manufacturing company Central Glass Co. Ltd. for a purchase price of € 1 to expand its clinical and commercial drug substance manufacturing platform.
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