Lisbon & Madrid – CFI Portugal and CFI Spain acted as the exclusive corporate finance advisors to GI Capital Solutions and Verifica during a transaction in which GI Capital Solutions was sold to Verifica.
GICS is a company providing 3rd party collection services for the banking (unsecured products), insurance and health sectors. GI 10 Investimentos e Gestão (63% of GICS shares) is a holding company which controls the majority stake of 6 companies of the group, that is active in two main sectors: insurance and debt management. Optimal Investments (37% of GICS shares) provides investment banking services.
Verifica is a Spanish company held by the Norwegian Group B2Holding, providing comprehensive collection management services, business process outsourcing and risk analysis. B2Holding is a leading pan-European debt specialist, providing debt solutions for banks and institutional vendors. They have established themselves as one of the leading players in the markets where they operate. Their head office is located in Oslo and they have full operations in 22 European countries.
CFI Portugal acted as GICS’s advisor on their sale process. CFI Portugal scouted the market and initiated discussions with different strategic buyers in a process that resulted in a successful transaction with Verifica, a client of CFI Spain.
The transaction was closed on 30 April 2018.
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