The buyer is an ambitious international certification group owned by private equity. The company is looking for acquisition targets across Europe. The relevant certification business is what companies do such as TüV, SGS, Veritas etc. The buyer is looking for companies that have official accreditations and give out certifications in various industries. The company is interested in testing and certification for businesses in industries like: agro, food/feed, construction, civil works, roads, water, gas, materials, installations and the services industry.
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The buyer is not involved in manufacturing, trading or other activities that might endanger its impartiality. There is no external influence on the decisions or opinions of the buyer regarding the outcomes of its own operational activities like certification, testing, inspection or technology and data services. In this way the company is independent and can do perform objective analyses. The companies management and personnel understand the crucial importance of objectivity and impartiality in carrying out certification, testing and inspection. Therefore, the buyer analyses its activities on a regular basis to identify possible conflicts of interest to ensure objectivity and impartiality. Additionally, the buyer is evaluated in a transparent way by several accreditation bodies, audited by external organizations and qualified by governmental bodies. The buyer wants to be judged based on acknowledged leadership in certification with related testing and inspection services, strengthened by training, technology and data services.
The company to buy should have a revenue size that could be anywhere between € 10 – 50 mio EUR. Often these kind of companies do have their own laboratories or inspection facilities which would be suited. It is important the company has an objective position in the market.
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