Capitalmind ranks among the top 3 mid-market M&A firms

      Once again, the French magazine Leader’s League distinguished Capitalmind for its excellence in mid-market transactions. Capitalmind was ranked among the top 3 players in 2018 out of 40 advisories in France, within three categories: M&A – Energy and Infrastructure sector (Small & Mid Cap) Best M&A advisory firm for transactions between €20

FinTech Sector and M&A Report

Digital transformation of payments There are major shifts occurring in the payments industry: new payments players are changing the way the market thinks and operates, as well as incumbents realigning themselves for future growth. Market consolidation is accelerating, which is creating scaled international specialists and regional champions, underpinned by excellent industry fundamentals – in retail

Valuations in the middle market, interview by “Die Unternehmervertrauten” magazine

Transactions often fail on lack of preparation and unrealistic valuation expectations… “We see many middle market owners and international buyers enter discussions without proper preparation and thus encounter high transaction risk“ says Wilhelm Bollmann, Bollmann, Spielmann & Kollegen. A company sale needs to be well prepared: what am I selling, what is nature of the

E-Commerce Report

Sector and M&A Report The e-commerce market is being disrupted after a period of relatively easy growth between 2010 and 2015, as increasingly dominant market players and rising customer acquisition costs reduce margins and win market share from independent e-commerce shops. It’s imperative that these businesses reach customers more directly, and M&A is often an

M&A 2017 in Western/Northern Europe

Strong domestic market, US and UK leading international markets M&A activity is at a high level with some 4,000 transactions in Capitalmind’s home markets Benelux, France, Germany and the Nordics. Almost 60% of deals occur within our region, only 10 countries lead internationally. Capitalmind is well placed to represent its clients in Europe on a

M&A Market Germany 2017

Highly attractive German M&A market M&A activity is rising since years. The market is fueled by lots of liquidity coming from equity and debt providers at low rates and an excellent economic outlook  – even in times of conflicts on tariffs and Brexit. Valuations came down since 2015 showing uncertainties but are still high with

Automotive Interiors & Exteriors

Consolidation continues for Automotive Interiors & Exteriors Automotive Interiors & Exteriors continues to benefit from strong industry trends, such as greater emphasis on vehicle differentiation and the integration of additional features. The global market is forecasted to grow by CAGR of 3.3%, reaching €316bn by 2020. Consolidation continues to race along in the Interiors &

Building brands through M&A: Interview of ProSiebenSat.1 SevenCommerce with M&A expert Jürgen Schwarz

After a period of relatively “easy” growth and attractive margins, independent ecommerce players are increasingly under pressure from the ecommerce giants. One answer is the building of a strong customer base and brand where M&A often is an effective way forward, says Jürgen Schwarz, Capitalmind’s Partner for Retail & Consumer Goods. full interview

Transport & Logistics – M&A report

T&L providers use M&A to drive earnings and growth Transport & Logistics (T&L) faces an era of unprecedented change, as digital and technological disruption and increasing competition from large geographically integrated groups conspire to win market share and squeeze margins in the mid-market. In response, we are seeing corporate transactions (increasingly crossborder) being used to

Exclusive round table with Capitalmind and the magazine „Die Unternehmervertrauten“

We are happy to announce our latest cooperation: together with the magazine „Die Unternehmervertrauten“ we are organizing an exlusive round table on the 25th September 2018 in Augsburg in Germany. The networking event brings together auditors, accountants and lawyers and offers brandnew presentations from clients, interesting discussions and a professional and trusty exchange.