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Buyer for technology company in Europe
Technology company in Europe to buy
- Revenue: 3-20M EUR
- Employees: not decisive
- Location of the target: Europe
- Reason for acquisition: The company is an investment holding. It has a strategy for growing its operations in Europe via acquisitions, therefore the management is open to speaking to interested sellers
- #CFIE ITB217
Overview of the Buyer for technology company in Europe
The buyer is an investment fund (Private Equity) with multiple companies in its portfolio. The main activity is to buy companies (3-4 acquisitions per year) and grow them to reach the next level. The primary focus is to acquire companies that meet specific criteria such as: main activity in the IT industry, B2B companies with high-tech products (select niche B2C companies are relevant, too), main operational center in Europe (or significant presence in Europe), revenue range between 3-20M Euro, profitability rate is not required, potential for growth. The buyer's goal is to invest in IT companies that are in certain situations and that are not able to receive capital from traditional investors (such as venture capital funds). In this case, the team can provide professional support and can place topic experts to help the company's growth. The buyer wants to identify start-ups that have the potential to be turned into profitable mid-sized companies. There is applied a private equity strategy and there are acquired majority stakes in the companies. The start-ups are recapitalized and are supported in all the growth process. The fund is backed by numerous investors such as entrepreneurs, family offices and other institutional entities. They are committed to invest enough capital to grow the acquisition deals at double-digit number in the next years. Interested companies that need this kind of financial support are invited to contact CFIE team for more details.
Profile (strategy) of the Buyer for technology company in Europe
The buyer is a publicly traded investment holding committed to grow via acquisitions. Due to rough requirements imposed by some VCs many start-ups are refused from any financial support. Unlike some VCs, this buyer aims to identify these ventures and offer them the chance to develop their activity and grow their operations. The investment team is interested in early stage companies that are in special situations such as (but are not limited to): lack of market traction or a slow growth, robust technology but low application, insolvency proceedings, changes in initial team composition, restructuring of investor composition, repurchase from corporate parent.
Start-ups are helped by talented management people that are usually experienced ex-founders and or consultants with a successful track record. Moreover, there are also highly qualified experts and specialists able to set-up tailored strategies and solutions that will increase the functionality of key processes such as sales, operations and finance. These professionals will offer specialized support for achieving company profitability. In terms of acquisition process steps, the buyer is keen to analyse quickly the chances of a deal and offers a first decision in a short period of time. Once the documentation is provided, the responsible team will make an initial decision in less than 2 weeks. If everything is fine, the acquisition will be closed within three months from the first contact. The buyer can provide proof of funds prior to any due diligence to satisfy seller requirements.
Activities and products of the Technology target company
The buyer is looking to acquire technology companies that are active in various IT fields such as: software development, software production, app products, SaaS, ERP, etc.
Highlights of the Buyer for technology company in Europe
- The buyer is an investment fund active in doing acquisitions of technology companies
- The buyer has many companies in its portfolio and continues to expand its operations
- The buyer is interested to acquire companies that operate in IT industry, are active in B2B market, with the main operational center in Europe and with revenue ranging from 3-20M Euro has
Information of this Buyer for technology company in Europe
Feel free to contact us for more information regarding this Technology company in Europe wanted or if you know possible interested or suited parties. For more buyers in the IT sector please visit the section ITS companies wanted.
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