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Buyer for a translation agency in Europe

Company wanted

  • Size: Medium business
  • Revenue: 1-2 million EUR
  • Employees of the target: 5-15
  • The preferred location of the target: France, Belgium, the Netherlands or the UK
  • Reason for acquisition: Managers of this European translation company want to grow their business by investing in an acquisition project
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Overview of this buyer for a translation agency 

A small translation company operating in Belgium and Netherlands is looking for another translation company to acquire or merge with. The company is based in Belgium and is looking to establish a presence in another country, preferably France or the UK. Please contact us to get more details about this buyer.

Profile (strategy) of this buyer for a translation agency in Europe

This buyer has a history of more than 15 years in the translation business. The buyer specializes in translations for communication, marketing, and advertising agencies, HR companies, law firms and companies in the FMCG sector. The company cooperates with over 600 external translators – thanks to this, the company can cover most of the world’s languages.

The services portfolio of the buyer primarily includes:

  • Translations
  • Copywriting 
  • Code translation
  • Interpreting

The main focus is on the languages of the European Union, Russian, Chinese and Japanese. 

The turnover of the buyer reaches 2 million euros per year and is growing every year, with stable profitability. This is also a reason why they want to expand further by acquisition. 

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Activities and products of an ideal target

The buyer is looking for either a translation company with their own translators or a translation agency, with long-term contracts with individual translators. The company is looking mainly at targets, which are specialized in:

  • Spoken translations
  • Subtitling
  • Copywriting

The company want to establish a presence in France or the UK, these are the preferred countries. The buyer management will, however, also consider targets from the Netherlands, Belgium, or other countries (not Easter Europe).

If possible, the buyer is looking for companies with strong market knowledge and a long-term client portfolio. 

The financial resources for the acquisition will be covered by a bank loan. The valuation limit depends on the attractivity of the acquisition opportunity, but the company is looking for a small local translation agency with 5-20 people and 1-2 million euros in turnover. The cooperation with the target after the acquisition is planned to be very close, the buyer will also consider a merger with the target.

Highlights of this buyer for a translation agency in Europe

  • The buyer is a Belgium-based company oriented towards translation agency services
  • The buyer’s management is looking for another translation company, merger, acquisition or a joint venture is an option
  • The company will raise the necessary funds via a bank loan

Information about this buyer for the translation company in Europe

Feel free to contact us for more information regarding this buyer of a translation company or if you know possible interested or suitable parties. We know the M&A market in Europe and we can help you realize your acquisition plans. For more buyers of companies in Europe, please visit the section companies wanted. For other companies for sale, visit the section companies for sale

Note: CFIE only works with formal companies. We do get a lot of requests and it is difficult to follow up on all inquiries from visitors to our website. For each company, we assess the likelihood of a future transaction. We only get back to you if we see a realistic opportunity to do a future acquisition or business sale. In order to increase your chances of receiving a reply as an individual, please explain as much as possible about your personal background, strategy and fit with the target. There is also a possibility that your details will be kept on file and we will get back to you once there is an opportunity to do a transaction. CFIE can’t guarantee you will receive an answer to your request.