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Corporate Finance International

With our passion for deals, CFI is a trusted corporate finance lead advisor to the middle-market providing best-in-class advice and seamless execution on M&A transactions for our clients worldwide. Since inception in 2006, we continue to build long-term relationships and partner with entrepreneurs, private equity investors and management teams planning to sell their businesses, raise capital, restructure or build by acquisitions. Our independent advice differentiates from others through our keen sector focus on 16 market verticals, years of experience structuring and negotiating complex transactions, the true global mentality of our 200 professionals on the ground in 21 countries and a dedication that comes from a senior team that knows first-hand what entrepreneurship means. We are proud working alongside many successful businesses and investors. With these values we close deals, with maximum discretion and minimal disruption of the business, delivering value to all relevant stakeholders.

Latest Transactions

  • Real Estate & Construction

    has raised € 80m of capital from

    and

    Transaction details

    Foncière Siscare, a specialist in property development and management of locations dedicated to elderly care and childcare nurseries, has raised € 80m of capital from Sabadell, BNP Paribas and Caisse d'Epargne Ile-de-France

    Software & IT Services

    sold a minority stake to

    Transaction details

    Software company Selsoft's shareholders sold 33% of their shares to Advantage Smollan

    Automotive

    TFP Invest and GKM Invest sold

    to

    Transaction details

    Croatian listed automotive components processor AD Plastik acquired the Hungarian tier two auto parts supplier Tisza Automotive

    Food & Beverage & Agribusiness

    has acquired

    from

    and other private investors

    Transaction details

    Burger King Spain ('BK Spain'), a subsidiary of Restaurant Brands Iberia, which owns the rights in Spain and Portugal for the exploitation of Burger King, has acquired Megafood, the largest franchisee of Burger King in Spain by number of restaurants (a total of 80 located in Andalusia, Extremadura, Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla)

  • Business Services

    and Industrial Safety Belgium have been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Arbo Support and Industrial Safety Belgium, a consulting, project support, and training firm in the field of industrial safety and occupational hygiene, have been sold to DEKRA, one of the world’s leading safety expert organizations

    Business Services

    the Portuguese subsidiary of

    acquired the remaining 40% of the shares in

    Transaction details

    Instalblue, the Portuguese subsidiary of Spanish Grupo Assista, a facility managament services company, acquires Desentop, a plumbing and drain cleaning specialist

    Healthcare & Life Sciences

    acquired a majority stake in

    from

    Transaction details

    Ergon Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in Indo Optical, a leading Spanish independent manufacturer of ophtalmic lenses and distributor of optical and ophtalmologic equipment

    Business Services

    and Senior Management have sold

    to

    backed by Naxicap

    Transaction details

    ABN AMRO Effecten Compagnie and Senior Management have sold mténv, a white-collar engineering recruitment company to the housing corporation, construction and civil engineering sectors, to The House of HR ('THOHR') and Continu, backed by Naxicap Partners

  • Industrials

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Daas Baksteen, a manufacturer of high-end, high-quality facing bricks and clay pavers. has been sold to the Austrian listed international industrial group Wienerberger

    Business Services

    has been acquired by

    a portfolio company of

    Transaction details

    i2 Healthcare, a leading independent specialist corporate healthcare intermediary in private medical insurance, group life insurance and income protection cover, has been sold to PIB Group ('PIB'), a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.

    Consumer, Brands & Retail

    has sold a majority stake in

    to

    Transaction details

    Innofa has sold a majority stake in Febrik, a Dutch textile company that creates distinguished textiles for the whole gamut of interiors, to Danish industrial peer Kvadrat.

    Software & IT Services

    Management Team has completed a Buy-Out of

    Transaction details

    The Management Team, led by CEO John Armstrong, has completed a management buy-out of Computerworld Holdings Limited, an expert business in IT solutions, consultation, training, recruitment and support

  • Real Estate & Construction

    has raised € 80m of capital from

    and

    Transaction details

    Foncière Siscare, a specialist in property development and management of locations dedicated to elderly care and childcare nurseries, has raised € 80m of capital from Sabadell, BNP Paribas and Caisse d'Epargne Ile-de-France

  • Software & IT Services

    sold a minority stake to

    Transaction details

    Software company Selsoft's shareholders sold 33% of their shares to Advantage Smollan

  • Automotive

    TFP Invest and GKM Invest sold

    to

    Transaction details

    Croatian listed automotive components processor AD Plastik acquired the Hungarian tier two auto parts supplier Tisza Automotive

  • Food & Beverage & Agribusiness

    has acquired

    from

    and other private investors

    Transaction details

    Burger King Spain ('BK Spain'), a subsidiary of Restaurant Brands Iberia, which owns the rights in Spain and Portugal for the exploitation of Burger King, has acquired Megafood, the largest franchisee of Burger King in Spain by number of restaurants (a total of 80 located in Andalusia, Extremadura, Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla)

  • Business Services

    and Industrial Safety Belgium have been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Arbo Support and Industrial Safety Belgium, a consulting, project support, and training firm in the field of industrial safety and occupational hygiene, have been sold to DEKRA, one of the world’s leading safety expert organizations

  • Business Services

    the Portuguese subsidiary of

    acquired the remaining 40% of the shares in

    Transaction details

    Instalblue, the Portuguese subsidiary of Spanish Grupo Assista, a facility managament services company, acquires Desentop, a plumbing and drain cleaning specialist

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences

    acquired a majority stake in

    from

    Transaction details

    Ergon Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in Indo Optical, a leading Spanish independent manufacturer of ophtalmic lenses and distributor of optical and ophtalmologic equipment

  • Business Services

    and Senior Management have sold

    to

    backed by Naxicap

    Transaction details

    ABN AMRO Effecten Compagnie and Senior Management have sold mténv, a white-collar engineering recruitment company to the housing corporation, construction and civil engineering sectors, to The House of HR ('THOHR') and Continu, backed by Naxicap Partners

  • Industrials

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Daas Baksteen, a manufacturer of high-end, high-quality facing bricks and clay pavers. has been sold to the Austrian listed international industrial group Wienerberger

  • Business Services

    has been acquired by

    a portfolio company of

    Transaction details

    i2 Healthcare, a leading independent specialist corporate healthcare intermediary in private medical insurance, group life insurance and income protection cover, has been sold to PIB Group ('PIB'), a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.

  • Consumer, Brands & Retail

    has sold a majority stake in

    to

    Transaction details

    Innofa has sold a majority stake in Febrik, a Dutch textile company that creates distinguished textiles for the whole gamut of interiors, to Danish industrial peer Kvadrat.

  • Software & IT Services

    Management Team has completed a Buy-Out of

    Transaction details

    The Management Team, led by CEO John Armstrong, has completed a management buy-out of Computerworld Holdings Limited, an expert business in IT solutions, consultation, training, recruitment and support

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Sectors

Our expertise

M&A buy-side advisory

CFI’s M&A advisors provide a disciplined, process-oriented approach to an acquisition search. Its global reach coupled with a solid local footprint can help your company refine acquisition criteria, identify potential target companies, engage prospective targets through native speakers, analyze valuations, negotiate terms, and structure the transaction, bringing about the very best results for our clients.

M&A sell-side advisory

Experienced M&A advisors at CFI work discretely with owners to determine priorities, and can recommend the appropriate sale process to meet all of an owner’s financial and personal objectives. Profound sector dedication helps your company to refine the buyer’s arena and engage prospective buyers based on a constant dialogue with relevant strategic acquirors and the private equity community.

Capital raising

Mid-market companies are demanding creative solutions and access to capital. Based on years of relevant experience, CFI’s debt and capital raising advisors can help your business raise funds, whether your objective is corporate growth, finance a (cross-border) acquisition, complete a management buyout, or refinance an existing lender.

Restructuring & distressed situations

CFI’s seasoned professionals have many years of relevant experience helping businesses preserve stakeholder value, during often time critical periods, where we can: Evaluating strategic and restructuring options, positioning the business for sale or investment in an accelerated process.

Valuations & opinions

Valuation experts at CFI understand value drivers and the process of value creation. CFI has the expertise to satisfy any business or asset valuation needs. Our full range of services includes valuation, due diligence, fairness and solvency opinions, and goodwill impairment tests. Analyses with impact, whether aimed at financial reporting, tax, M&A, strategic planning, business restructuring, or dispute and litigation purposes.

  • M&A buy-side advisory

    CFI’s M&A advisors provide a disciplined, process-oriented approach to an acquisition search. Its global reach coupled with a solid local footprint can help your company refine acquisition criteria, identify potential target companies, engage prospective targets through native speakers, analyze valuations, negotiate terms, and structure the transaction, bringing about the very best results for our clients.

  • M&A sell-side advisory

    Experienced M&A advisors at CFI work discretely with owners to determine priorities, and can recommend the appropriate sale process to meet all of an owner’s financial and personal objectives. Profound sector dedication helps your company to refine the buyer’s arena and engage prospective buyers based on a constant dialogue with relevant strategic acquirors and the private equity community.

  • Capital raising

    Mid-market companies are demanding creative solutions and access to capital. Based on years of relevant experience, CFI’s debt and capital raising advisors can help your business raise funds, whether your objective is corporate growth, finance a (cross-border) acquisition, complete a management buyout, or refinance an existing lender.

  • Restructuring & distressed situations

    CFI’s seasoned professionals have many years of relevant experience helping businesses preserve stakeholder value, during often time critical periods, where we can: Evaluating strategic and restructuring options, positioning the business for sale or investment in an accelerated process.

  • Valuations & opinions

    Valuation experts at CFI understand value drivers and the process of value creation. CFI has the expertise to satisfy any business or asset valuation needs. Our full range of services includes valuation, due diligence, fairness and solvency opinions, and goodwill impairment tests. Analyses with impact, whether aimed at financial reporting, tax, M&A, strategic planning, business restructuring, or dispute and litigation purposes.

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