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CFI Portugal

International M&A experience with a Portuguese perspective

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CFI Portugal has been active in Portugal since 1991, and has specialised in providing Corporate Finance services to mid-sized companies, family businesses and big corporations that require a company with the experience and know-how of big investment banks, but oriented and tailored to their specific needs.

CFI Portugal provides specialised advisors on mergers & acquisitions as well as providing strategic advisory, due diligence and debt advisory services.

CFI Portugal consists of a multidisciplinary team with professionals with a broad expertise in assessing and carrying out all types of corporate transactions and providing advisory services.

Latest Transactions

What our clients say

  • “We recommend the professionalism, involvement and performance of the CFI team, responsible for the successful acquisition of the Portuguese company Desentop by one of our subsidiaries. CFI Portugal’s involvement were key to the success of the transaction from the beginning until the end. They are currently advising us on three different acquisition processes in Portugal, and their intervention is essential towards its success. I firmly recommend in all aspects the professional services of CFI, highlighting the people who are part of it.”

    Mr Miguel Lorente, CEO of Grupo Assista

  • “We are very satisfied to be accompanied by CFI on an acquisition process acquiring Amarante Water Park together with Amarante Golf. Their professionalism and understanding of the sellers’ expectations but above all, their human qualities have enabled us to succeed in this transaction. We continue our collaboration in the framework of other acquisition processes.”

    Mr Laurent Bruloy, CEO of Looping Group

Our senior team

João Santos

Partner, Managing Director


Catarina Brandão

Office Manager


Our expertise

Capital raising

Mid-market companies are demanding creative solutions and consistent 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, financing a cross-border acquisition, completing a management buyout, or refinancing an existing lender.

M&A buy-side advisory

CFI advisors provide a disciplined, process-oriented approach to an acquisition search. Its global reach coupled with a local footprint can help your company refine acquisition criteria, identify potential target companies, engage prospective targets through native speakers, analyse 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 help owners determine financial and personal objectives. CFI’s extensive sector reach can help best position the company in the market while ensuring a compelling, value-focused message. This same expertise allows for a focused and constant dialogue with relevant strategic acquirers and private equity groups.

Restructuring & distressed situations

Seasoned CFI professionals have many years of relevant experience helping businesses preserve stakeholder value, during often time critical periods. We can evaluate strategic and restructuring options, and position the business for sale or investment in an accelerated process.

Valuations & opinions

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

    Capital raising

    Mid-market companies are demanding creative solutions and consistent 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, financing a cross-border acquisition, completing a management buyout, or refinancing an existing lender.

    M&A buy-side advisory

    CFI advisors provide a disciplined, process-oriented approach to an acquisition search. Its global reach coupled with a local footprint can help your company refine acquisition criteria, identify potential target companies, engage prospective targets through native speakers, analyse 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 help owners determine financial and personal objectives. CFI’s extensive sector reach can help best position the company in the market while ensuring a compelling, value-focused message. This same expertise allows for a focused and constant dialogue with relevant strategic acquirers and private equity groups.

    Restructuring & distressed situations

    Seasoned CFI professionals have many years of relevant experience helping businesses preserve stakeholder value, during often time critical periods. We can evaluate strategic and restructuring options, and position the business for sale or investment in an accelerated process.

    Valuations & opinions

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

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Our office in Portugal

Lisbon

Av. Nossa Senhora do Rosário,
603 – Bloco 1 – 2º M
2750-179 Cascais
Portugal
T: +351 (21) 481-8390
E: info@thecfigroup.com