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Dissecting the Deal: Radiant Logistics, Wheels Group and the 3PL Size Premium

On January 20th, small-cap logistics provider Radiant Logistics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: RLGT) announced a deal to acquire Canadian 3PL Wheels Group, Inc. (TSXV: WGI) for approximately US$78 million…

Opting-out clause: does it still make sense in light of recent Sika transaction?

The sale of a controlling stake in Sika by long-term family shareholder to its French competitor Saint-Gobain has been widely discussed since its announcement last December.…

What to expect from the US in 2015

'Boring is better' is how one high profile investor in the US is describing the state of the world's largest economy.…

Life in the fast lane, the 2014 Fast Track 100

The latest Fast Track 100, The Sunday Times’ annual list of the fastest-growing privately-owned companies, shows that the UK’s SMI's are thriving…

Succession Planning as Part of the Wealth Management Strategy - Blair Roblin & Nathan Treitel

What All Wealth Managers Should Know About Their Client’s Family Business…

Significant growth in the global demand for sensors

Next years will see a significant growth in the global demand for sensors, with sales expected to increase by approx. 9% to reach €184m in 2016. The highest demand for sensors will be in the information and communications industry as well as in the automotive industry.…

The risk of a new tech bubble and how to respond as entrepreneur

A heat-up of valuations and transaction activity in the tech industry raises concerns that we have arrived in the next tech bubble.…

Go West: Increasing Cross-Border Acquisitions from Poland

If asked about Poland-based acquirers a few years ago, I would probably have responded with a short list of companies whose acquisitions were mainly in adjacent countries…

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SELFRAG AG - SELFRAG Fundraising

Affentranger Associates has advised SELFRAG AG, a late stage start-up specialized in the development, engineering and production of high voltage pulse power products, plants and…

hepsiburada.com - Project Mercury

Hepsiburada.com, Turkey’s and CEEMA’s largest e-commerce company sold 25% of its shares to The Abraaj Group, Dubai based private equity fund with US$ 7.5 billion…

Sofa Brands International - Project Vesta

Catalyst Corporate Finance advised the shareholders and management team on the sale of Sofa Brands International to an investment group led by Promethean Investments.

Promethean Investments…

i-Run

Capitalmind acted as exclusive financial advisor of i-Run on a growth capital and debt fundraising:
- €5 m equity investment underwritten by two French PE…

Human Capital Investment Group

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised the management team of Human Capital Investment Group (HCIG) on the management buy-out of the business, backed by Graphite Capital.

Igloo Products Corporation - Igloo

Headwaters announced today that it advised Igloo Products Corporation, a Katy, Texas-based manufacturer of coolers and outdoor products, on its acquisition of Cool Gear International,…

Santécom - Genairgy - Santécom

Capitalmind advised family holding Genairgy on the divestiture of Santecom to a consortium led by Jean Weiss (past Managing Director of Groupe Tests and l’Etudiant)…

Virgin Connect - Virgin Connect Russia

NorthStar advised Virgin Connect Russia on its $20 million acquisition of Speedyline, a Moscow based broadband operator with a client base of over 80,000 subscribers.

PhysAssist Scribes

Headwaters announced today that it advised PhysAssist Scribes, Inc., a Fort Worth, Texas-based provider of scribe services to hospital emergency departments, on its acquisition by…

Idempapers

Capitalmind has advised Idempapers, a €150m revenues Belgian manufacturer of specialty papers, on a €11.2m fundraising underwritten by Berivo and Sogepa. This fundraising has been…

Allen Ford - Project Henry

Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised the shareholders of Allen Ford on the sale of the business to Super Group Limited.

Founded over 100 years…

Spigraph - Fundraising (Tessi, Isatis Capital)

Capitalmind advised Spigraph Group on a fundraising underwritten by Tessi and the Private Equity firm Isatis Capital.

Spigraph Group is the undisputed leading Value Added Distributor…

Griffin Global

Catalyst Corporate Finance advised the shareholders of Griffin Global Group Limited (“Griffin”), the world’s leading specialist in marine, energy services and offshore travel, on the…

Atlas Homewares

Headwaters announced today that it advised Atlas Homewares, a manufacturer of decorative hardware products on its merger with Top Knobs, a fine decorative hardware company…

Routeco Group Holdings

Catalyst advised Routeco Group Holdings (Routeco) on the sale of the business to Sonepar SA of France. Routeco is the UK’s largest independent distributor of…

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