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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

  • Business Services

    has repurchased shares from

    Transaction details

    3A repurchased shares from law firm Pereira & Lolli Advogados

    Industrials

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Chicago based Union Partners has acquired Maksteel, a world class steel service center, toll processor and logistics solutions provider located in Mississauga, Ontario

    Business Services

    GI 10 Investimentos e Gestão and Optimal Investments sold their shares in

    has been sold to

    a company held by

    Transaction details

    GI Capital Solutions, a Portugese company specialized in Distressed Assets areas and Real Estate Assets management, sold 100% of their shares to the Spanish company Verifica, held by the Norwegian group B2Holding

    Software & IT Services

    Management Team has completed a Buy-Out of

    Transaction details

    The Management Team of Computerworld Holdings Limited, led by CEO John Armstrong, has completed a management buy-out

  • Real Estate & Construction

    has acquired

    Transaction details

    AS Aufzuege, the leading brand-independent Swiss elevator construction and service company, acquired 100% of the shares of Allift AG from the owning family

    Industrials

    has acquired

    Transaction details

    GPF Capital acquires Grupo Malasa, a specialist in design, manufacture and installation of furniture for shops, hotels and restaurants, from its founding family

    Business Services

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Porzsák, a provider of cleaning and other facility management services mainly for retail stores, has been sold to industrial peer DIQPIB Szolgáltató

    Business Services

    has acquired

    Acorn Learning Solutions from

    Transaction details

    ACT, one of the UK's leading colleges with more than 30,000 students, acquires Acorn Learning Solutions, the training arm of recruitment agency Acorn

  • Machinery

    has sold

    its Exposure Machine Business to

    Transaction details

    Via Mechanics Limited, a company that engages in the research and development, design and engineering and manufacture of processing machines for electronic components, transfers its Exposure Machine Business to ADTEC Engineering Co. Limited, which designs and builds technologically advanced products

    Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    and

    have been acquired by

    Transaction details

    The Magnell family sold Plymouth Packaging, Inc., an innovator in the corrugated fanfold and box packaging industry with its 'Box on Demand' systems, to WestRock Company, a provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions

    Energy, Environment & Natural Resources

    has sold a majority stake to

    the Portuguese subsidiary of

    Transaction details

    Instalblue, the Portuguese subsidiary of Grupo Assista, acquired 95,6% of the shares in Eco-Partner, an enterprise waste collection and management company

    Software & IT Services

    has acquired

    Transaction details

    UNIRITA Inc., a leading provider of software and solutions for IT systems operation, acquires Mugen Corp., a company that operates in the Information Technology Services industry

  • Business Services

    has repurchased shares from

    Transaction details

    3A repurchased shares from law firm Pereira & Lolli Advogados

  • Industrials

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Chicago based Union Partners has acquired Maksteel, a world class steel service center, toll processor and logistics solutions provider located in Mississauga, Ontario

  • Business Services

    GI 10 Investimentos e Gestão and Optimal Investments sold their shares in

    has been sold to

    a company held by

    Transaction details

    GI Capital Solutions, a Portugese company specialized in Distressed Assets areas and Real Estate Assets management, sold 100% of their shares to the Spanish company Verifica, held by the Norwegian group B2Holding

  • Software & IT Services

    Management Team has completed a Buy-Out of

    Transaction details

    The Management Team of Computerworld Holdings Limited, led by CEO John Armstrong, has completed a management buy-out

  • Real Estate & Construction

    has acquired

    Transaction details

    AS Aufzuege, the leading brand-independent Swiss elevator construction and service company, acquired 100% of the shares of Allift AG from the owning family

  • Industrials

    has acquired

    Transaction details

    GPF Capital acquires Grupo Malasa, a specialist in design, manufacture and installation of furniture for shops, hotels and restaurants, from its founding family

  • Business Services

    has been acquired by

    Transaction details

    Porzsák, a provider of cleaning and other facility management services mainly for retail stores, has been sold to industrial peer DIQPIB Szolgáltató

  • Business Services

    has acquired

    Acorn Learning Solutions from

    Transaction details

    ACT, one of the UK's leading colleges with more than 30,000 students, acquires Acorn Learning Solutions, the training arm of recruitment agency Acorn

  • Machinery

    has sold

    its Exposure Machine Business to

    Transaction details

    Via Mechanics Limited, a company that engages in the research and development, design and engineering and manufacture of processing machines for electronic components, transfers its Exposure Machine Business to ADTEC Engineering Co. Limited, which designs and builds technologically advanced products

  • Paper, Plastics & Packaging

    and

    have been acquired by

    Transaction details

    The Magnell family sold Plymouth Packaging, Inc., an innovator in the corrugated fanfold and box packaging industry with its 'Box on Demand' systems, to WestRock Company, a provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions

  • Energy, Environment & Natural Resources

    has sold a majority stake to

    the Portuguese subsidiary of

    Transaction details

    Instalblue, the Portuguese subsidiary of Grupo Assista, acquired 95,6% of the shares in Eco-Partner, an enterprise waste collection and management company

  • Software & IT Services

    has acquired

    Transaction details

    UNIRITA Inc., a leading provider of software and solutions for IT systems operation, acquires Mugen Corp., a company that operates in the Information Technology Services industry

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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 descretely 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 descretely 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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