Automotive Suppliers – M&A Financial Market Update

M&A activity among Auto Suppliers accelerated towards the end of 2017 – the mid-market was particularly hot. Both mid-market and mega-suppliers are using M&A to topa growth and answer statregic challenges. In 2017, more than 40% of all deals worldwide were located in Europe, highlighting the compelling opportunities that ecist in the European supplier landscape.

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Financial Technology Comment

Investor diversification driven by increasing maturity of the sector and competition “Although the pace of overall investment activity and volume has slowed down slightly in recent months, the progressive development of the FinTech industry is undeniable. While market structures and business models mature, the investor universe expands. In addition to venture capital we see a

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Testing, Inspection & Certification – Sector Report

TIC valuations at historic highs. For how much longer? The M&A market for Testing, Inspection, Certification (TIC) has become even more favorable for sellers: a large number of transactions and valuation multiples are at historic highs, as trade-buyers target external growth and Private Equity (PE) eagerly pursue buy & build projects. We expect buy-side demand

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Major TIC strategics highlight acquisition priorities and confirm significant cash available for M&A

Growth through acquisitions remains a core strategy for the major TIC players and the mid-market is their preferred source of bolt-on opportunities, as illustrated in our latest analysis of recent M&A activity. Competition from private equity is driving high valuations. Although deal quality is dependent on various factors, such as market segment, capacity to scale up

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Automotive Suppliers H1 2017 – M&A & Financial Market Update

M&A among Auto Suppliers picked up notably in H1/2017

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Meat processing – Sector and M&A report

Meat processors eyeball a larger plate European processors are using M&A to tap growth and answer strategic challenges – over the past three years, almost half of all deals worldwide have been located in Europe. Large diversified players are acquiring to improve product portfolios, geographic reach and to integrate operations across the value chain (upstream

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Beauty – Sector and M&A report

Beauty is now in ‘the eye of the acquirers’ The M&A market for beauty products has reached a tipping point – ‘acquire, or be acquired’. Consolidation is being driven by large strategic players, who are systematically acquiring smaller players as they emerge. Private equity is also ramping up investments and boosting valuations. The ‘Global 30’

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Financing the Future

Financing the Future shows the new financing possibilities for the mid-market

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FinTech – Sector and M&A Report – June 2017

FinTech reboots financial services In a few short years, FinTech (‘financial technology’) has gone from a niche industry to one of the fastest growing and most dynamic sectors in digital technology. Deals are sharply on the rise in Europe: VC investments, M&A activity and strategic partnerships are all increasingly being used to tap growth and

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Capitalmind in CF News Magazine

Nicolas Balon, Partner at Capitalmind, was interviewed by CF News (The French Corporate Finance Magazine) to analyse the M&A market and challenges for French companies looking to do business in Germany. To see the highlights from the interview (in French) click here

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