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December 4, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises on the acquisition of 7days

GCA Altium acted as financial advisor to Chequers Capital on the acquisition of 7days, a leading European supplier of fashionable and innovative workwear for medical professionals.
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November 19, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises SwissDrones on major capital raise

GCA Altium has acted as exclusive financial advisor to SwissDrones, a Swiss manufacturer of unmanned helicopters with industry-leading payload capacity, on a major capital raise for the company.
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November 6, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises the founders of COYO on an investment from Marlin Equity Partners

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the founders and shareholders of COYO GmbH, a leading SaaS provider of a social intranet and internal communication platform, on an investment from Marlin Equity Partners.
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November 6, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises LEA Partners on the sale of IDL to insightsoftware

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to LEA Partners on the sale of IDL, a leading provider of financial performance management software, to insightsoftware, a global provider of enterprise software solutions for the Office of the CFO and a portfolio company of TA Associates and Genstar Capital.
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November 6, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Hg on the sale of Eucon to VHV Group

GCA Altium has advised Hg, Europe’s leading software investor, on the sale of Eucon Group to VHV Group, a leading German insurance group.
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November 6, 2020 | Publications

GCA Altium Midcap Monitor released for Q3 2020

GCA Altium is pleased to provide you with the Q3 2020 issue of the European MidCapMonitor. The GCA Altium MidCapMonitor provides a market overview of Senior Debt LBO-financings in the German, UK and French markets as well as in the Alpine, Nordic and Benelux regions.
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November 3, 2020 | Publications

GCA Altium ESG industry book: ITAM & ITAD

As part of our ongoing ESG-related activities we will be releasing ESG Industry Books on a regular basis. The first of these is in relation to IT Asset Management and IT Asset Disposal.
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November 2, 2020 | Leadership News, Corporate News

GCA Altium hires Dr Jules Wurlod as ESG Director

GCA Altium has appointed Dr Jules Wurlod as ESG Director in a newly created role.
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November 2, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Rhino Products on a significant investment from LDC

GCA Altium has advised Rhino Products, Europe’s leading manufacturer of light commercial vehicle accessories, on a significant investment from LDC.
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October 31, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Displate on the sale of a majority stake to Mid Europa Partners

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the founders and shareholders of GWD Concept Sp z o.o. (“Displate”), one of the leading Polish online D2C businesses with global reach and exponential growth, on their sale of a majority stake to Mid Europa Partners.
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October 29, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises QLOCKTWO on the sale of a minority stake to BWK

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the founders of innovative luxury brand QLOCKTWO on their sale of a minority stake to German-based private equity fund BWK.
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October 23, 2020 | Deals

GCA advises Lone Wolf Technologies on its strategic investment from Stone Point Capital

GCA advised Lone Wolf Technologies, the North American leader in residential real estate software, on a strategic investment from funds managed by Stone Point Capital LLC.
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October 21, 2020 | Deals

GCA advises RVshare on a $100+ million growth capital raise led by KKR

GCA is pleased to announce our client, RVshare, the world’s first and largest peer-to-peer RV rental marketplace, announced a $100+ million fundraising round led by global investment firm KKR, with participation by existing investor Tritium Partners.
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October 21, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Graphite Capital on the acquisition of a majority stake in Ten10

GCA Altium has advised Graphite Capital, a leading UK mid-market private equity specialist, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Ten10, a leading quality engineering and software testing consultancy in the UK, from Livingbridge.
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October 19, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Mitrefinch on its sale to Advanced

GCA Altium has advised Mitrefinch, a global provider of workforce management software, on the sale to Advanced, one of the largest British software and services companies. This is the second time GCA Altium has worked with Mitrefinch, having advised the firm on a major investment from private equity house LDC in 2016.
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October 16, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Paragon Partners on financing for Castolin Eutectic

GCA Altium has advised Paragon Partners on refinancing for the acquisition of Castolin Eutectic, the globally leading provider of wear-protection and repair solutions for industrial equipment, from the Messer Group.
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October 15, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Gantner on its sale by Ardian to SALTO Systems

GCA Altium has advised Gantner Electronic Austria Holding GmbH, a specialist in electronic access, ticketing and billing systems as well as smart locks for lockers, on its sale by Ardian, a world-leading private investment house, to SALTO Systems, a leading manufacturer of access control and electronic locking solutions. This is GCA Altium’s second transaction with Gantner, following its sale of a majority stake to Ardian in 2016.
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October 13, 2020

Adrian Reed promoted to Head of GCA Altium’s Manchester office

GCA Altium is pleased to announce that Adrian Reed is to become the Head of its Manchester office.
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October 13, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Sparta Global on the sale of a majority stake to Inflexion Private Equity

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Sparta Global, an innovative technology and training services provider utilising an Attract-Train-Deploy model, on the sale of a majority stake to Inflexion Private Equity.
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October 8, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises LANDWEHR on its merger with BackOffice

GCA Altium has advised LANDWEHR Group, a leading provider of industry software for temporary staffing companies in Germany and Austria, on its merger with BackOffice AG.
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October 5, 2020 | Corporate News

HideOut Youth Zone is officially open!

We are pleased to share that on Saturday 26th HideOut, the Youth Zone that our Manchester team supports as Founding Patron, was finally opened.
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October 1, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Acentic on its sale to Hoist Group

GCA Altium has advised Acentic, the provider of entertainment and communication-related services to the hospitality industry, on its sale to Hoist Group.
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October 1, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Bregal Unternehmerkapital on the acquisition of a minority stake in woom

GCA Altium has advised Bregal Unternehmerkapital on the acquisition of a minority stake in woom, the leading premium manufacturer and distributor of children’s bikes in the DACH region and the US.
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September 28, 2020 | Deals

GCA Advises EnPro on Its Announced Acquisition of Alluxa

GCA has advised EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NPO), a leading technology company which uses materials science to push the boundaries of the semiconductor, life sciences and other technology industries, on the agreed acquisition of Alluxa, Inc., a privately held, California-based company.
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September 28, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises DBAG on the acquisition financing of Multimon

GCA Altium has advised DBAG Fund VIII on the financing in support of its acquisition of Multimon AG, a leading provider of fire protection systems. Within the scope of a management buyout, DBAG Fund VIII, together with Deutsche Beteiligungs AG, acquired the majority of shares from Multimon’s founder and other shareholders.
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September 28, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises bergfex on its sale to Russmedia Equity Partners

GCA Altium has advised bergfex, Europe's largest tourism platform for outdoor activities in the Alpine region, on the sale of a majority stake to Russmedia Equity Partners.
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September 23, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises GartenHaus on its sale to 3i Group

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders on the sale of GartenHaus, a leading online platform for garden houses, sheds, saunas and related products in the DACH region, to 3i Group, a leading pan-European investment company. As part of the transaction, GartenHaus’ management team and board will also invest to become shareholders in the business.
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September 17, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium has advised Afinum on the financing of the acquisition of LISTAN group

GCA Altium has advised Afinum Achte Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG on the acquisition of a controlling stake in LISTAN group, a fast-growing and leading provider of high-performance computer components. Afinum will support the founding team in driving further growth through increased penetration in the company’s core markets, continued internationalisation, and further expansion of its product portfolio.
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September 17, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Amorana on its sale to Lovehoney

GCA Altium has acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders on the sale of Amorana, the leading Swiss online retailer of sexual happiness products, to Lovehoney, the largest European manufacturer and online retailer of pleasure products.
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September 15, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Mobysoft on its investment from ECI

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Mobysoft, the provider of predictive analytics software to the UK social housing market, on its investment from ECI, a growth-focused private equity firm.
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September 9, 2020 | Deals

GCA advises NinthDecimal on its sale to InMarket

GCA has advised NinthDecimal, a leading location-based marketing platform, on its sale to InMarket, the leader in 360° consumer intelligence and real-time activation. The deal creates a leading real-time, data-driven marketing company, with $100 million in revenue and over 200 employees, offering a suite of solutions including a media SaaS platform, insights as a service (IaaS) and data as a service (DaaS).
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September 9, 2020 | Deals

GCA advises Interactive Services on its sale to LRN Corporation

GCA has advised Interactive Services, the Dublin-based global compliance and online learning firm, on its sale to ethics and compliance education and technology company LRN Corporation. The combined organisation will help more companies build and implement effective compliance programs and foster values-based and ethical cultures and workforces at a time when those imperatives are more urgent than ever.
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September 8, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises fos4X on its sale to PolyTech

GCA Altium has advised the shareholders of fos4X, a Munich-based innovator in fiber optic sensor technology and data analytics, on the sale to PolyTech, a Danish developer and manufacturer of products and systems for OEMs and owners in the wind industry. The acquisition of fos4X strengthens PolyTech’s position as a blade technology specialist.
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September 4, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium has advised DPE on the acquisition financing of B plus L

GCA Altium has advised DPE on the financing of the acquisition of B plus L group (consisting of B plus L Infra Log GmbH and Defoxx GmbH), a leading provider of construction site services, including a container rental business, in Germany.
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September 3, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Threema on its partnership with Afinum

GCA Altium has acted as exclusive financial advisor to the founders on the partnership of Threema GmbH, an established Swiss developer of highly secure instant messaging and communications solutions, with the German Private Equity fund Afinum.
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September 1, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Bonnier Ventures on the sale of Real Agency Group to management

GCA Altium has acted as exclusive financial advisor to Bonnier Ventures, the venture arm of media group Bonnier, on the sale of Real Agency Group, a Nordic agency network connecting leading digital communications specialists across the region, to management.
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August 28, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Elvaston on the sale of a majority stake in GUS Group to Bregal Unternehmerkapital

GCA Altium has acted as exclusive financial advisor to Elvaston on the sale of a majority stake in GUS Group, the leading independent software vendor for SMEs in the process industry in the DACH region, to Bregal Unternehmerkapital.
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August 26, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Masterplan on the investment by NRW Bank, RAG Stiftung and Gründerfonds Ruhr through a convertible loan

GCA Altium has acted as exclusive financial advisor to the founders and existing shareholders of Masterplan, the leading operating system for corporate e-learning in German-speaking Europe, in raising a convertible loan from NRW Bank, RAG Stiftung and Gründerfonds Ruhr.
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August 24, 2020 | Deals

GCA advises Luminar on its announced $3.4 billion merger with Gores Metropoulos, a special purpose acquisition company, and its immediate $170 million Preferred Financing

GCA is serving as financial advisor to Luminar on the announced merger with Gores Metropoulos and sole private placement agent to Luminar on the preferred financing.
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August 12, 2020 | Publications

GCA Altium Midcap Monitor released for Q2 2020

GCA Altium is pleased to provide you with the Q2 2020 issue of the European MidCapMonitor. The GCA Altium MidCapMonitor provides a market overview of Senior Debt LBO-financings in the German, UK and French markets as well as in the Alpine, Nordic and Benelux regions.
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August 3, 2020 | Deals

GCA advises MaxLinear on its acquisition of Intel's Home Gateway Platform Division

GCA has acted as exclusive financial advisor to MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE:MXL), a leading provider of radio frequency, analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the connected home, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multimarket applications, together with one of its wholly owned subsidiaries, on a definitive agreement with Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) to acquire Intel’s Home Gateway Platform Division (“HGPD”) in an all-cash, asset transaction valued at USD 150m.
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July 30, 2020 | Deals

GCA advises Advantest on its partnership with PDF Solutions

GCA is pleased to announce that our client, Advantest Corporation (“Advantest”) (TSE: 6857), a leading manufacturer of automated test equipment (“ATE”) for the semiconductor industry, has entered into a partnership with PDF Solutions, Inc. (“PDF”) (NASDAQ: PDFS), a leading provider of software-based data analytics solutions to the semiconductor industry.
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July 30, 2020 | Deals

GCA advises Advantest on the divestiture of its Advanced Probe Card assets to FormFactor

GCA is pleased to announce that our client, Advantest Corporation (“Advantest” or the “Company”) (TSE: 6857), a leading manufacturer of automated test equipment (ATE) for the semiconductor industry, has completed the divestiture of its Advanced Probe Card Assets to FormFactor, Inc. (“FormFactor”) (NASDAQ: FORM), a leading manufacturer of essential semiconductor test and measurement technologies.
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July 28, 2020 | Deals

GCA Advises Ustraa on Its Series C Investment from IIFL

GCA is pleased to announce we acted as exclusive financial advisor to Ustraa, one of India’s leading male grooming startups, on its Series C investment from IIFL.
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July 24, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises LANDWEHR on its merger with prosoft Group

GCA Altium has advised LANDWEHR Group, a LEA Partners portfolio company, on its merger with prosoft Group to form the clear market leader in HCM software for temporary staffing companies in Germany.
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July 15, 2020 | Deals

GCA advises SocialChorus on its majority recapitalisation by Sumeru Equity Partners

GCA is pleased to announce our client, SocialChorus, the leader in workforce communications SaaS, announced that Sumeru Equity Partners (SEP), a growth-focused technology investment firm, along with existing investors, has led a USD 100m investment in the company to accelerate growth and product innovation.
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July 13, 2020 | Deals

GCA advises 4C on its sale to Mediaocean

GCA is pleased to announce our client, 4C Insights Inc. (4C), a global data science and marketing technology company, and Mediaocean, the global system of record for the advertising world, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Mediaocean will acquire 4C.
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July 1, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Hg on its investment in F24

GCA Altium has advised Hg, Europe’s leading software investor, on an investment in F24, a pan-European sector leader for emergency notification, crisis & incident management and critical communications. Hg will invest in a stake currently owned by Armira and co-founder Ralf Meister and will become the majority shareholder in the business.
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June 30, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises AWPG on Satisfaction Group’s partnership with Sony Pictures Television, acquiring Sony’s French non-scripted business in an exclusive joint venture

GCA Altium has acted as exclusive financial advisor to AWPG on Satisfaction Group’s acquisition of 100% of Sony Pictures Television’s French activities, which includes Sony Pictures Television France and Starling, creating an exclusive 80:20 joint venture.
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June 30, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises WEKA on its sale to Paragon Partners

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser to the shareholder on the sale of the WEKA Group, a leading provider of specialist information, software, further education and services for the German-speaking region and France, to Paragon Partners, one of the leading independent private equity firms in the German-speaking region.
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June 25, 2020 | Deals

GCA advises Great Hill Partners on its acquisition of Storyblocks

GCA has acted as exclusive financial advisor to Great Hill Partners on its acquisition of Storyblocks, the first and largest subscription-based stock media company.
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June 22, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises SCP Group on the sale of Real's digital business to Schwarz Gruppe

GCA Altium has acted as exclusive financial advisor to SCP Group on the sale of the digital business of Real to Schwarz Gruppe, a private German retail group that owns and operates the Lidl and Kaufland brands.
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June 18, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advised Waterland on the refinancing of Tineo Group and the add-on financing of netrics

GCA Altium supported Waterland Private Equity in establishing an attractive financing package, which allowed to refinance existing loans at Tineo Group as well as to finance the add-on acquisition of netrics, in order to create a leading Swiss ICT service provider.
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June 18, 2020 | Deals

GCA advises Flightdocs on its sale to ATP

GCA has acted as exclusive financial advisor to Flightdocs on its sale to Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP), forming one of the largest providers of software solutions and information services within the aviation industry.
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June 16, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises LEA Partners on the sale of BELLIN to Coupa

GCA Altium has acted as exclusive financial advisor to LEA Partners and the founder Martin Bellin on the sale of BELLIN to Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in Business Spend Management (BSM).
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June 10, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advised Livingbridge on its investment in TitanHQ

GCA Altium acted as exclusive M&A and debt advisor to Livingbridge on its investment in TitanHQ, a fast-growing, global cyber security software provider.
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June 10, 2020

GCA Altium increases debt offering in Manchester with new Director appointment

We are pleased to announce that we have strengthened our European Debt and Restructuring team with the appointment of Gareth Owen as Director based in our Manchester office.
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May 26, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises on 3 Swiss transactions in the last few weeks

The Swiss M&A market has, like most others, been significantly affected by the Covid 19 pandemic.
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May 15, 2020 | Leadership News, Corporate News

David Riemenschneider joins GCA Altium France as Senior Advisor for Auto Tech & Mobility

GCA Altium is pleased to announce the appointment of David Riemenschneider as Senior Advisor for Automotive Technology & Mobility.
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May 15, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises zahnarztzentrum.ch on the sale of a majority stake to Migros subsidiary Medbase

GCA Altium has advised the founders of zahnarztzentrum .ch, the largest provider of dental services in Switzerland, on the sale of a majority stake to Migros subsidiary Medbase, a leading Swiss healthcare services provider. With this acquisition, Medbase is expanding its portfolio of basic medical care to include dentistry.
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May 11, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Swissbit on its sale to Ardian

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders on the sale of Swissbit Holding AG, the manufacturer of secure, high-quality storage and embedded Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, to Ardian, one of the world's leading independent investment companies.
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May 7, 2020 | Publications

GCA Altium Midcap Monitor released for Q1 2020

GCA Altium is pleased to provide you with the Q1 2020 issue of the European MidCapMonitor. The GCA Altium MidCapMonitor provides a market overview of Senior Debt LBO-financings in the German, UK and French markets as well as in the Alpine and Benelux regions.
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May 6, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Fortissimo Capital on its funding for GigaSpaces

GCA Altium has advised Fortissimo Capital, Israel’s leading private equity firm, on a round of funding of USD 12m for GigaSpaces, provider the fastest in-memory real-time analytics and data processing platform. Fortissimo Capital led the round, joined by existing investors Claridge Israel and BRM Group.
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April 29, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Loungers on a capital raise to enable it to re-commence its rollout following lockdown

GCA Altium has assisted Loungers, a leading UK operator of cafés, bars and restaurants, on raising capital through an extension of its banking facilities and a placing of new ordinary shares, to enable it to emerge strongly from lockdown and re-commence its growth strategy when the situation allows.
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April 22, 2020

Ritsuko Nomomiya and Madeleine Jahr appointed to Boards of Shiseido and Viessmann Family Holding

We are delighted to share that Ritsuko Nonomiya, Managing Director of GCA in Japan and Member of GCA’s Executive Board, and Madeleine Jahr, Managing Director of GCA Altium, have recently been appointed to the Boards of Directors of Shiseido and Viessmann Family Holding respectively.
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April 22, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Dapresy on its merger with Confirmit

GCA Altium has advised leading SaaS data visualisation and integration platform Dapresy on its merger with Confirmit – a Voice of Customer, Voice of the Employee and Market Research platform.
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April 21, 2020 | Deals

GCA advises EIS Group on its strategic growth investment

GCA has advised EIS Group, an insurance software company that enables leading insurers to innovate and operate like a tech company, on a growth investment from a strategic partner.
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April 16, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Gaming Innovation Group on the divestment of its B2C assets to Betsson

GCA Altium has advised Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG), a technology company providing solutions, products and services throughout the entire value chain in the iGaming industry, on the divestment of its B2C assets to Betsson AB, one of the leading European companies in online gambling.
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April 6, 2020 | Leadership News, Corporate News

GCA Altium has completed the acquisition of Stella EOC

We are pleased to announce that we have completed the acquisition of Stella EOC, a leading technology and media investment banking boutique with coverage in the Nordics, the UK and continental Europe.
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April 3, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Screening Eagle Technologies on a CHF 55m capital increase

GCA Altium has advised Screening Eagle Technologies, a cloud-based technology platform connecting sensors, software, and data for intelligent inspection of assets and infrastructure, in its first institutional round of equity funding, raising CHF 55m. The funding round was led by a prominent Swiss family office with participation from EDBI, a global Asia-based investor, and other high-net-worth individuals.
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April 3, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises SISTER on its investment in The SpringHill Company

GCA Altium has acted as exclusive financial advisor to SISTER on its investment in The SpringHill Company, a new company created from the combination of three media firms owned by LeBron James and Maverick Carter.
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March 31, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium has advised AF Eagle GmbH on the financing of the acquisition of Clubhouse Golf

all4golf, portfolio company of AFINUM Achte Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, advised by AFINUM Management GmbH, joins forces with Clubhouse Golf, based in Manchester, under its parent company AF Eagle GmbH.
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March 27, 2020 | Deals

GCA advises Hitachi Power Solutions on the sale of its analysis contract service business to Endeavour

GCA has advised Hitachi Power Solutions Co., Ltd, the energy sector solutions arm and wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., on the sale of its analysis contract service business to Endeavour United Co., Ltd, an established Japanese private equity firm.
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March 6, 2020 | Leadership News

GCA Altium promotes Daniel Fritz to Managing Director

GCA Altium has announced that Daniel Fritz has been promoted to Managing Director. Daniel began his career with GCA Altium as an Analyst in 2007 and has progressed through the organisation, with over 45 successfully closed deals to his name ...
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March 5, 2020 | Deals

TRANSACTION: GCA Altium advises General Atlantic on the sale of ControlExpert to Allianz

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to General Atlantic on the sale of ControlExpert, the multi-national market leader in Artificial Intelligence-supported automotive claims handling, to Allianz via Allianz X.
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February 27, 2020 | Deals

TRANSACTION: GCA Altium advises the shareholders on the sale of a significant stake in WOW Tech to CDH Investments

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to WOW Tech Group and Rigeto Unternehmerkapital on the sale of a significant stake in WOW Tech, a global holding of premium brands in the intimate health and sensual wellness industry, to the Singapore-based cross-border investments unit of CDH Investments, one of the most established private equity firms in Asia.
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February 24, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Miss Group on its sale to Perwyn

GCA Altium advised Miss Group, a fast-growth international web hosting business and portfolio company of BGF, on its sale to Perwyn.
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February 19, 2020 | Publications, Corporate News

GCA 2019 Year in Review

We are pleased to share our 2019 highlights.
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February 14, 2020 | Corporate News

GCA expands its sector and geographic footprint via the acquisition of Stella EOC

GCA has today announced that it will acquire Stella EOC, a leading technology and media investment banking boutique with coverage in the Nordics, the UK and continental Europe.
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February 13, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Auction Technology Group on its sale to TA Associates

GCA Altium advised Auction Technology Group, a leading global marketplace for online auctions and portfolio company of ECI Partners, on its sale to TA Associates.
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February 7, 2020

GCA Altium Midcap Monitor released for Q4 2019

GCA Altium is pleased to provide you with the Q4 2019 issue of the European MidCapMonitor. The GCA Altium MidCapMonitor provides a market overview of Senior Debt LBO-financings in the German, UK and French markets as well as in the Alpine and Benelux regions.
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February 4, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Panasonic Corporation on the sale of Vossloh-Schwabe

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Panasonic Corporation on its sale of Panasonic Lighting Europe GmbH, one of the leading providers of LED and conventional lighting solutions across Europe.
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January 29, 2020 | Deals

GCA Advises Advantest on Its Acquisition of Essai

GCA is pleased to announce that our client, Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857), a leading manufacturer of automatic test equipment for the semiconductor industry, has completed the acquisition of Essai, Inc. (“Essai”), a leading supplier of semiconductor test sockets and thermal control units.
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January 24, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Mandalorian Technologies on its sale to Paf

GCA Altium has advised Mandalorian Technologies, a Swedish-licenced gaming company running online gaming sites, on its sale to Nordic gaming company Paf.
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January 17, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Diebold Nixdorf on the sale of Diebold Nixdorf Portavis to Datagroup

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to publicly listed Diebold Nixdorf on the sale of a majority stake in Diebold Nixdorf Portavis, a provider of IT services for financial institutions, to publicly listed Datagroup.
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January 15, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Energie 360° on the sale of BHKW & Energie Group to INNIO

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Swiss energy provider Energie 360° AG on the sale of BHKW & Energie Group, a specialist in combined heat and power generation and environmentally friendly energy solutions, to INNIO, a leading global producer of gas engines for power generation and gas compression and a portfolio company of Advent International. With this acquisition, INNIO is significantly strengthening its service capacity in Germany.
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January 9, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Bregal Unternehmerkapital on the acquisition of Iptor Supply Chain Systems

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Bregal Unternehmerkapital on its acquisition of Iptor, a leader in distribution and supply chain management, planning and logistics software and services.
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January 8, 2020 | Deals

GCA Altium advises CMAP on its investment from NorthEdge Capital

GCA Altium acted as exclusive sell-side financial adviser to CMAP, a high-growth provider of SaaS-based project management software, on its investment from NorthEdge Capital.
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January 6, 2020 | Corporate News

GCA Altium appoints Jeremy Harrison and Jamie Hope to lead new Midlands office

GCA Altium is opening an office in Birmingham under the leadership of Jeremy Harrison and Jamie Hope, who were previously partners at Alantra in the Midlands.
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December 20, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Allgeier SE on a refinancing

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Allgeier SE, one of the leading technology companies for digital transformation, on a long-term financing improving conditions and providing flexibility for further growth.
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December 19, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Ludovico Martelli on a minority sale to Nuo Capital

GCA Altium acted as financial advisor to the shareholders of Ludovico Martelli Srl, a leading Tuscan company in the Italian shaving market with growing international presence, on a minority sale to Nuo Capital, an investment holding with Asian roots based in Milan that is dedicated to long-term investments in Italian family businesses.
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December 18, 2019 | Corporate News

GCA Altium Manchester raises over £50,000 for OnSide in 2019

Throughout 2019, GCA Altium’s Manchester team has been busy raising money for OnSide, the charity which provides young people in deprived areas with a quality, safe and affordable place to socialise and learn new skills.
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December 12, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Implico, a portfolio company of BPE, on the acquisition of Brainum

GCA Altium acted as exclusive buy-side financial advisor to BPE and Implico on the acquisition of Brainum, a fast-growing provider of cloud-based terminal management systems.
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December 10, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises the shareholders of Midoco on their sale to LEA Partners

GCA Altium has advised the shareholders and management team on the sale of a majority stake in Midoco, a market leading provider of midoffice software for all segments of the travel industry, to LEA Partners.
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December 9, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Hitachi Ltd on the sale of the HIEE Energy Division to Seingim

GCA has acted as financial advisor to Hitachi Ltd on the sale of the Energy Division of Hitachi Industrial Engineering EMEA S.r.l. (HIEE) to Seingim S.r.l., a leading Italian company in the engineering sector.
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December 4, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises DSwiss on a partnership with Verium

GCA Altium has advised DSwiss AG, a leading provider of highly secure digital services, on the acquisition of a minority stake by a group of investors represented by the multi-family office Verium.
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November 25, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Waterland Private Equity on an acquisition financing for netgo

GCA Altium has advised Waterland Private Equity on an acquisition financing to support the creation of a buy-and-build platform in the German IT systems market. Waterland is developing the company in partnership with Benedikt Kisner and Patrick Kruse, founders and shareholders of netgo, one of the fastest growing IT solution providers in the German market. Both founders will retain a significant stake in the company and remain on board as managing directors.
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November 21, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium co-advises CVC on its partnership with ironSource

GCA Altium has co-advised CVC on a partnership with ironSource, a leading Israeli mobile marketing company. CVC Funds have agreed to acquire a minority stake for over USD 400m in the company. The partnership reflects a shared long-term vision to further strengthen ironSource's position as a global market leader in the high-growth mobile advertising and mobile gaming technology markets and will serve to accelerate strategic growth.
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November 20, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Ardentis on partnership with Columna Capital

GCA Altium has acted as financial advisor to Ardentis, the leading group of dental clinics in Western Switzerland, on entering into a partnership with Columna Capital in order to support its future growth and development. 
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November 18, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium supported Vectis Private Equity and the management team on the sale of Amadys to Equistone

Vectis Private Equity and the management team have sold Amadys to Equistone. Vectis was advised by Nielen Schuman, with GCA Altium supporting on the sell side with global reach and access to potential buyers.
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November 15, 2019 | Publications

Q3 2019 edition of Digital, Media & Internet Monitor published

GCA Altium is pleased to provide you with the Q3 2019 edition of our Digital, Media & Internet Monitor, which offers a quarterly update on global market data, sector valuations and M&A activity.
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November 11, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Travelopia on the divestiture of its North American Experience Education brands

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Travelopia, one of the world's leading specialist travel groups, on the sale of its North American Experience Education brands (NAEE) to WorldStrides. GCA Altium previously advised the management team of Travelopia on its 2017 acquisition by KKR from TUI Plc. 
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October 29, 2019 | Corporate News

GCA Altium hosts charity football tournament in support of HideOut Youth Zone

GCA Altium's Manchester team hosted a 5-a-side football tournament on October 17th to raise funds for HideOut Youth Zone, a brand-new Manchester based charity the team supports as a Founding Patron.
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October 28, 2019 | Publications

GCA Altium Midcap Monitor released for Q3 2019

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest GCA Altium MidCapMonitor. The MidCapMonitor provides an overview of Senior Debt Financings in the German, UK and French market as well as the Alpine and Benelux regions.
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October 25, 2019 | Corporate News

GCA Altium crowned Corporate Finance Advisory Team of the Year

GCA Altium took home another award for Corporate Finance Advisory Team of the Year at the 25th annual North West Business Insider Dealmakers Awards.
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October 23, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium co-advises CH Media on its acquisition of 3 Plus

GCA Altium, alongside UBS, has co-advised CH Media, a leading Swiss media group, on the acquisition of 3 Plus broadcasting group, a Swiss private television station.
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October 17, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises NorthEdge on the acquisition of Catalis

GCA Altium acted as M&A and debt advisor to NorthEdge Capital on the acquisition of Catalis Group, one of the UK’s leading independent video games companies, in a deal that values the business at £90 million.
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October 10, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advised the shareholders of Saal Digital on the sale of a majority stake to ARDIAN

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the group of investors around Nordwind Capital and the Saal family on their sale of a majority stake in Saal Digital to ARDIAN.
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October 9, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises the shareholders of Virosac on the sale to Orienta Partners and Indigo Capital

GCA Altium acted as exclusive M&A advisor to the shareholders of Virosac on the sale of the Company to a club deal organized by Orienta Partners and Indigo Capital.
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October 2, 2019 | Corporate News

GCA Altium’s UK team wins Corporate Finance Team of the Year at the Unquote British Private Equity Awards

We are delighted to announce that the GCA Altium UK team have won Corporate Finance Team of the Year at the prestigious Unquote Private Equity Awards, ahead of fellow nominees including Rothschild and Alantra.
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September 27, 2019 | Deals

GCA advises Sumitomo Heavy Industries on the acquisition of Invertek Drives

GCA has advised Japanese-listed manufacturer Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI) on the £100m acquisition of Invertek Drives.
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September 24, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises In Mind Cloud on its growth financing

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to In Mind Cloud, a fast-growing provider of a cloud-based manufacturing sales platform, on its EUR 16m growth investment led by Digital+ Partners, a leading technology growth investor.
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September 20, 2019 | Deals

TRANSACTION: White Goods Supplier Debt Advisory and Restrukturierung

September 20, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises the shareholders of Bike24 on the sale to Riverside

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Bike24, a German cycling e-commerce specialist, on the sale of a majority stake to global private equity firm The Riverside Company.
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September 11, 2019

GCA Altium invests in Manchester’s young people

GCA Altium has become the latest Founder Patron supporter of Manchester’s HideOut Youth Zone, a brand-new charity which will provide thousands of young Mancunians with somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to.
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September 5, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Riverside on the acquisition financing for TOOLPORT

GCA Altium has advised Riverside Europe Partners on the acquisition financing to support the international expansion of TOOLPORT, the leading European e-commerce provider for professional tents. Riverside is developing the platform in partnership with the founders, underlining its focus on and expertise in the specialty manufacturing and distribution industry.
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September 3, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Boxine on growth partnership

GCA Altium has advised Boxine GmbH, the inventor of the Toniebox and Tonies, on the search for a new partner to support its next phase of growth.
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August 15, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Cross Equity on the divestiture of Swiss Tools to RBC Bearings subsidiary

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Swiss private equity firm Cross and the management of Swiss Tools on the sale of a majority stake in the Swiss Tools Group to Schaublin SA, a subsidiary of NASDAQ-listed RBC Bearings Inc.
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August 2, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises The Great Annual Savings Company on growth investment from Tosca Debt Capital

GCA Altium has advised The Great Annual Savings Company (GAS) on raising a growth investment from Tosca Debt Capital.
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July 29, 2019 | Publications, Corporate News

GCA Altium MidCapMonitor released for Q2 2019

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest GCA Altium MidCapMonitor. The MidCapMonitor provides an overview of Senior Debt Financings in the German, UK and French market as well as the Alpine and Benelux regions. Moreover it features ...
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July 19, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser on the sale of Privatklinik Jägerwinkel to Trilantic-backed Oberberggruppe.

GCA Altium advised the shareholder of Privatklinik Jägerwinkel, a private medical clinic in Southern Germany, on the sale to Trilantic-backed Oberberggruppe, the leading operator of psychiatric clinics in Germany.
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July 11, 2019 | Publications

Q2 2019 edition of Digital, Media & Internet Monitor published

GCA Altium is pleased to provide you with the Q2 2019 edition of our Digital, Media & Internet Monitor, which offers a quarterly update on global market data, sector valuations and M&A activity.
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June 24, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Canon Italia on the sale of Integra Document Management to ASC Investment

GCA Altium acted as exclusive M&A advisor to Canon Italia on the sale of Integra Document Management (IDM) to ASC Investment.
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June 21, 2019 | Deals

GCA advises Acumatica on its sale to EQT Partners

GCA is pleased to announce that EQT Partners, a leading global investment firm with $45B of assets under management, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire our client, cloud-native enterprise software provider Acumatica. The acquisition is being made through an investment vehicle owned by the same holding company that holds IFS AB (Industrial and Financial Systems). To further reinforce this coalition, following the closing of the transaction Jonas Persson will serve as chairman for both companies.
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June 17, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Unily on its USD 68m growth investment

GCA Altium advised Unily, the leading SaaS provider of digital workplaces and digital experience platforms, on a USD 68m growth investment from Silversmith Capital Partners and Farview Equity Partners. Post investment, Silversmith and Farview will hold a significant minority stake in the business with board representation.
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May 6, 2019 | Publications

Q1 2019 edition of Digital, Media & Internet Monitor published

GCA Altium is pleased to provide you with the Q1 2019 edition of our Digital, Media & Internet Monitor, which offers a quarterly update on global market data, sector valuations and M&A activity.
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May 1, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises EQT on the sale of WhiteWall to CEWE Group

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to EQT and the founders of AVENSO on the sale of WhiteWall, the leading brand for premium quality photo wall décor, to CEWE Group [CWC:ETR].
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April 30, 2019 | Publications, Corporate News

GCA Altium MidCapMonitor released for Q1 2019

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest GCA Altium MidCapMonitor. The MidCapMonitor provides an overview of Senior Debt Financings in the German, UK and French market as well as the Alpine and Benelux regions. Moreover it features ...
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April 29, 2019 | Corporate News

GCA Altium's Manchester team has moved to a new office

We are delighted to announce that our Manchester office has today moved into new premises at No.1 Spinningfields.
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April 29, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Loungers on its £185 million IPO

GCA Altium acted as financial advisor and NOMAD on the AIM IPO of Loungers plc, the growing, all-day café-bar operator. The transaction valued the company at an enterprise value of £212.5 million and raised £83.3 million for the company and ...
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April 25, 2019 | Corporate News

GCA Altium wins UK Corporate Finance House of the Year at the Real Deals Private Equity Awards

We are delighted to announce that our UK team has won the award for UK Corporate Finance House of the Year at the prestigious Real Deals Private Equity Awards, held in London yesterday.
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April 18, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises the shareholders of Finanzen Group on the sale to Allianz via Allianz X

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Finanzen Group, the leading European online marketplace for high-value customer leads in the insurance and financial services sectors, on the sale to Allianz via Allianz X. This transaction is amongst the largest FinTech and InsurTech transactions to date in Germany and underpins GCA Altium's strong expertise and significant transaction experience in the space.
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April 2, 2019 | Corporate News

Ronald Sauser joins GCA Altium Switzerland as Senior Advisor

GCA Altium is pleased to announce the appointment of Ronald Sauser as Senior Advisor within the Swiss Advisory Board, effective April 2nd.
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March 25, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advised Bowmark Capital on the public to private takeover of Tax Systems plc

GCA Altium advised Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, on their acquisition of Tax Systems Plc, the leading provider of corporation tax software and services in the UK and Ireland. The transaction valued Tax Systems at £114 million. ...
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March 25, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advised Mediatonic on an investment from Synova Capital

GCA Altium has advised the UK’s leading independent mobile live games developer, Mediatonic, on an investment from Synova Capital.
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March 21, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Waterland Private Equity on an acquisition financing for Rehacon

GCA Altium has advised Waterland Private Equity on an acquisition financing to support the creation of a buy-and-build platform in the German physiotherapeutic services market.
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March 20, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium leads Carousel Logistics' acquisition of BDA Logistics Innovation

GCA Altium advised high-performance service logistics provider and Livingbridge portfolio company, Carousel Logistics Limited, on its refinancing and acquisition of time-critical logistics company BDA Logistics Innovation (BDA).
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March 20, 2019 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Apiary Capital on their investment in G3 Comms

GCA Altium advised Apiary Capital on their majority investment in G3 Comms, a unified comms, cloud communications and networking solutions partner.
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February 13, 2019 | Publications, Corporate News

GCA Altium MidCapMonitor released for Q4 2018

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest GCA Altium MidCapMonitor. The MidCapMonitor provides an overview of Senior Debt (incl. 2nd Lien) Financings in the German and UK markets and Alpine and Benelux regions. Moreover it features European ...
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December 20, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises UKFast on a landmark investment

GCA Altium has advised UKFast on a landmark investment from Inflexion Private Equity. The transaction sees Inflexion’s Partnership Capital fund complete a minority investment in UKFast, the UK’s leading cloud hosting provider.
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December 17, 2018 | Corporate News

GCA Altium opens a new office in Paris led by Hugues Archambault

GCA Altium is pleased to announce that it is opening a subsidiary in Paris under the leadership of Hugues Archambault.
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October 26, 2018 | Corporate News

Phil Adams wins Dealmaker of the Year Award

We are pleased to announce that our CEO, Phil Adams, has won the title of Dealmaker of the Year at UK-based Insider’s Dealmakers Awards 2018 in Manchester, which celebrates the best industry professionals in the region. Phil was recognised for ...
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October 23, 2018 | Publications, Corporate News

GCA Altium MidCapMonitor released for Q3 2018

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest GCA Altium MidCapMonitor. The MidCapMonitor provides an overview of Senior Debt (incl. 2nd Lien) Financings in the German and UK markets and Alpine and Benelux regions. Moreover it features European Unitranche and Subordinated Debt Financings.
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October 19, 2018 | Publications

GCA Altium publishes its Q3 2018 Digital, Media & Internet Monitor

GCA Altium is pleased to provide you with the Q3 2018 edition of our Digital, Media & Internet Monitor, which offers a quarterly update on global market data, sector valuations and M&A activity.
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October 15, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises the shareholders of Deep Sea Electronics on the sale to Caledonia Investments

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Deep Sea Electronics, one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of controllers for diesel-powered electricity generators and intelligent battery chargers, on its sale to Caledonia Investments.
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October 12, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises BELViNi on its sale to Oetker Group

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the founder and sole shareholder of BELViNi, a leading German wine eTailer, on the sale of a majority stake to Oetker, a global food and beverage group with more than EUR 6bn annual revenues.
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October 11, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises ALPLA on the acquisition of Argo

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to ALPLA, a leading provider of plastic packaging worldwide, on the acquisition of Argo S.A., a specialist in packaging solutions for the pharmaceutical and personal care markets.
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October 10, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller on the sale of Nordsee to Kharis Capital

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller S.e.c.s. and its subsidiary HK Food GmbH on the sale of Nordsee Holding GmbH to Kharis Capital.
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October 1, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Mesgo Group on its sale to HEXPOL

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Mesgo Group, an Italian compounder of high-performance elastomers, on its sale of a majority stake to HEXPOL (CPH:HPOL-B), a listed Swedish industrial group focused on advanced polymer compounds. This ...
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October 1, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Silver Investment Partners on the acquisition of ALVARA Cash Management Group

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Silver Investment Partners ("SIP") on the majority acquisition of ALVARA Cash Management Group, a leading secure cash cycle software vendor. This transaction once more underpins GCA Altium's strong expertise in the FinTech Software space.
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September 3, 2018 | Corporate News

GCA Altium appoints new Managing Director Ido Zakai to lead its Tel Aviv office

GCA Altium is pleased to announce the appointment of Ido Zakai as Managing Director of its office in Tel Aviv, effective immediately. Ido, who will be providing clients in Israel with M&A and corporate finance advice, is assuming the role from Gabriel Perel, who is taking over as Chairman of GCA Altium in Israel.
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July 25, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Cheplapharm on its TLB refinancing

GCA Altium acted as exclusive debt advisor to Cheplapharm Arzneimittel GmbH on its successful debut on the syndicated and rated TLB market. Cheplapharm is a family-owned pharmaceutical company offering branded off-patent specialty products. The Group has a unique international footprint ...
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July 23, 2018 | Publications, Corporate News

GCA Altium MidCapMonitor released for Q2 2018

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest GCA Altium MidCapMonitor. The MidCapMonitor provides an overview of Senior Debt (incl. 2nd Lien) Financings in the German and UK markets and Alpine and Benelux regions. Moreover it features European Unitranche and Subordinated Debt Financings.
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May 23, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Team17 on its IPO

GCA Altium acted as financial advisor and ongoing NOMAD on the IPO of Team17 Group Plc, a leading UK-based video games label for independent developers. The company was backed by a minority investment from LDC in 2016.
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May 23, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Boards & More on the recapitalization of its existing capital structure

GCA Altium has advised Boards & More Holding GmbH on its recapitalization. The new financing comprises a Unitranche loan in combination with a Super Senior Facility. The financing structure has been tailored to provide the flexibility required for new strategic initiatives aimed to further strengthen Boards & More’s world-leading position in its markets.
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May 10, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises the shareholders of MediFox on the sale to Hg

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to funds managed by ECM Equity Capital Management and the management shareholders of MediFox, a leading provider of software solutions to outpatient and inpatient care providers and therapy practices in Germany, on the sale to Hg, a sector expert investor, committed to helping build ambitious businesses across the technology, services and industrial technology space. This transaction underpins GCA Altium's strong expertise in the software and healthcare sectors.
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April 27, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises parfumdreams on its sale of a majority stake to Douglas

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Parfümerie Akzente GmbH (parfumdreams), a leading German cosmetics and personal care multi-channel retailer, on the sale of a majority stake to Douglas, Europe’s market leader in multi-channel cosmetics and personal care retail and portfolio company of CVC Capital Partners.
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April 24, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises TMC on its sale of a majority stake to IMA

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of TMC, a leading international manufacturer of packaging machines for tissue and personal care products, on the sale of 82.50% of TMC to IMA Group, a global leader in the production of systems and machines for pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and food packaging, listed on the Milan Stock Exchange.
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April 19, 2018 | Corporate News

GCA Altium MidCapMonitor released for Q1 2018

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest GCA Altium MidCapMonitor. The MidCapMonitor provides an overview of Senior Debt (incl. 2nd Lien) Financings in the German and UK markets and Alpine and Benelux regions. Moreover it features European Unitranche and Subordinated Debt Financings.
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April 9, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises high growth SaaS platform ResDiary on its sale to AccorHotels

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to ResDiary, a provider of online restaurant reservation software, on its sale to French-listed global hospitality group AccorHotels.
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April 5, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises HQ Equita on the sale of MEN Holding GmbH to Deutsche Beteiligungs AG for a merger with its portfolio company duagon Holding AG

HQ Equita has agreed to sell MEN Gruppe, a leading provider of mission critical computers and electronic components for demanding operational environments, to DBAG Fund VII which is advised by Deutsche Beteiligungs AG, for a merger with its portfolio company duagon Holding AG. GCA Altium acted as sole financial advisor to HQ Equita.
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April 4, 2018 | Deals

GCA advises FieldEdge on its sale to Advent International

GCA acted as exclusive financial advisor to FieldEdge, a leading provider of field services management software, on its sale to Advent International, a global private equity firm. The transaction, which closed in March, extends our deep software sector expertise.
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March 29, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Croda on its takeover of Plant Impact plc

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to FTSE 100 chemicals firm Croda on the acquisition by its subsidiary Croda Europe of research and development company Plant Impact plc by way of a recommended cash offer. The transaction was announced initially in February, and has now become effective by means of a scheme of arrangement between Plant Impact and the shareholders.
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March 23, 2018 | Deals

GCA advises TEPCO Fuel & Power on its integration with Chubu Electric Power to form a US$20 billion energy company

GCA advised TEPCO Fuel & Power, Inc, the thermal power generation unit of Japan's largest electric power company group TEPCO (ultimate parent Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Co., Ltd., TYO:9501), on its agreement with Chubu Electric Power Co., Ltd. (TYO:9502) to integrate the thermal power generation and gas distribution businesses under JERA Co., Inc., the joint venture of the two companies.
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March 19, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Equistone on financing the acquisition of BOAL Group

GCA Altium acted as debt advisor to Equistone on the acquisition of greenhouse manufacturer BOAL Group. Equistone will acquire a majority stake with the founding family remaining invested in the company. The involved parties have agreed not to disclose the financial terms. The transaction is subject to competition approval.
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March 16, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Nordic Capital on the acquisition of Ober Scharrer Group from Palamon Capital Partners

Nordic Capital Fund IX ("Nordic Capital") announced the signing of the acquisition of Ober Scharrer Group ("OSG"), a leading ophthalmology outpatient chain in Germany, from Palamon Capital Partners. GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Nordic Capital.
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March 13, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises NorthEdge on its investment in Cloud Technology Solutions

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to NorthEdge Capital on its investment in cloud transformation and infrastructure specialist Cloud Technology Solutions ("CTS"). The deal represents GCA's 44th transaction in the Technology sector since the start of 2017, firmly positioning the business as one of the leading tech-focused investment banks.
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March 7, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Waterland on its acquisition of Swyx Solutions

GCA Altium acted as debt advisor to Waterland on the acquisition of Swyx Solutions, a leading provider and developer of unified communications software solutions.
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March 2, 2018 | Deals

GCA advises Mitsubishi Chemical on the acquisition of Dutch Filaments

GCA acted as exclusive financial advisor to Mitsubishi Chemical on its acquisition of Dutch Filaments, a leading manufacturer of 3D printing filaments in Europe. The deal reflects GCA's strong cross-border capabilities and deep expertise in the printing industry.
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March 1, 2018 | Leadership News

Moritz von Bodman joins GCA Altium as Managing Director

GCA Altium is pleased to announce that it has appointed Moritz von Bodman as Managing Director. He will be based in the firm’s Munich office as of March 1st. Moritz has over 15 years’ M&A experience with a specific focus on Industrial Technology and the Retail & Consumer sectors.
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February 27, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises NorthEdge on its investment in Platinum Stairlifts

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to private equity firm NorthEdge Capital on its investment in Platinum Stairlifts, a manufacturer of stairlift products.
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February 23, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Cathay Capital on financing the acquisition of E. Winkemann

GCA Altium acted as debt advisor to Cathay Capital on the acquisition of automotive supplier E. Winkemann. Cathay Capital will acquire a majority stake, with Equistone and E. Winkemann’s management remaining invested in the company. The involved parties have agreed not to disclose the financial terms, and the transaction is subject to competition approval.
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February 21, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises the shareholders of FinTech business Finanzen Group on the sale to Eli Global

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Finanzen Group, the leading European online marketplace for high value customer leads in the finance and insurance sector (e.g. health and life insurance), on the sale to Eli Global. This transaction underpins GCA Altium's strong expertise and significant transaction experience in the FinTech and InsurTech sectors.
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February 6, 2018 | Deals

GCA advises Asahi Fire & Marine Insurance on its sale to Rakuten

GCA acted as exclusive financial advisor to Japanese insurance company Asahi Fire & Marine Insurance on its agreement to be acquired by global e-commerce company Rakuten for approximately $415 million.
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January 24, 2018 | Corporate News

GCA Altium MidCapMonitor released for Q4 2017

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest GCA Altium MidCapMonitor. The MidCapMonitor provides a market overview of Senior Debt LBO-financings in the German and UK markets as well as in the Alpine and Benelux regions. Moreover it displays Unitranche and Subordinated Debt transactions in the European Mid-Cap LBO market.
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January 22, 2018 | Corporate News

GCA Altium Debt Advisory — another record year in 2017 with 32 debt financings

GCA Altium’s Debt Advisory group has had another record year in 2017, having advised both corporates and private equity clients on 32 debt financings. This makes GCA Altium one of the most active pan-European debt advisors. To see the full ...
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January 17, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises H.I.G. on the financing of the acquisition of a majority stake in Beinbauer Group

GCA Altium acted as debt advisor to H.I.G. Capital on the acquisition by one of its affiliates of a majority interest in Beinbauer Group, a leading provider of complex machined metal parts (iron, steel, aluminium) for the European on- and off-highway commercial vehicle industry (OEMs and other tier-1 suppliers).
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January 11, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Waterland on the sale of A-ROSA to Duke Street

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Waterland Private Equity on the sale of their portfolio company A-ROSA, the market leader for premium cruises on European rivers, to Duke Street. The British company based in London along with A-ROSA’s management are acquiring all the shares in A-ROSA.
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January 10, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Gimv and the managing shareholders of Mackevision on the sale to Accenture

Mackevision, a leading producer of computer-generated imagery (CGI) and immersive content, was acquired by Accenture, the leading global professional services company, from Gimv and the managing shareholders. GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Gimv and the managing shareholders of Mackevision.
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January 9, 2018 | Deals

GCA Altium advises the shareholders of RGI on its sale to Corsair Capital

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Ardian, the founding partner Paolo Benini and management shareholders on the sale of a 100% stake in RGI, a leading European vendor of insurance software products and technology services, to Corsair Capital. This transaction reflects GCA Altium’s strong expertise in the European FinTech space.
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January 8, 2018 | Deals

GCA advises Blink on its sale to Amazon.com

GCA acted as exclusive financial advisor to Blink, a provider of wireless home security cameras and monitoring systems, on its sale to Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN).
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December 19, 2017 | Leadership News

Rupert Sadler joins GCA as Managing Director

GCA is pleased to announce that GCA has appointed Rupert Sadler as Managing Director in its New York office. Rupert has 20 years’ M&A experience in the automotive technology and travel technology sector.
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December 8, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Equistone on the acquisition financing of Bien-Zenker and Hanse Haus

GCA Altium acted as debt advisor to Equistone Partners on the acquisition of market-leading prefabricated home manufacturers Bien-Zenker and Hanse Haus. The seller is the Munich-based industrial holding ADCURAM Group AG. The involved parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price, and the transaction is subject to competition and regulatory approval.
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December 7, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises AWK on its partnership with Deutsche Private Equity

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of AWK Group, Switzerland’s leading independent IT consulting firm, on its partnership with Deutsche Private Equity (DPE). This deal marks GCA Altium’s 14th transaction in the Business Services space to date in 2017.
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November 30, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advised Radius and Inflexion on their partnership capital investment in Radius

GCA Altium advised Radius Payment Solutions and funds managed by Inflexion on their partnership capital investment in Radius.
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November 21, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Livingbridge on its investment in Giacom

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Livingbridge on its investment in specialist cloud services marketplace provider Giacom, a portfolio company of LDC.
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November 14, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises the shareholders of Telemedicine Clinic on the sale to Unilabs

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Telemedicine Clinic ("TMC"), a leading European provider of teleradiology and telepathology services, on the sale to Unilabs. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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November 2, 2017 | Corporate News

Visit us at the 13th Structured FINANCE Conference in Stuttgart on 8th – 9th November

GCA Altium will be participating in the 13th Structured FINANCE conference, which takes place at the ICS International Congress Centre in Stuttgart from 8th – 9th November 2017.
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October 27, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Footasylum on its IPO

GCA Altium acted as financial advisor and NOMAD on the IPO of Footasylum plc, the fast growing UK-based fashion retailer focusing on the branded footwear and apparel markets. The IPO valued the business at £171 million raising £65 million for the company and existing shareholders, with the first day of dealings taking place on 2nd November 2017. The IPO will provide the business with the funding and platform to continue its expansion and investment in its new store openings and online retail activities.
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October 25, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Allgeier on its long-term refinancing

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Allgeier SE, one of the leading IT companies for Business Performance, on a long-term refinancing providing flexibility for further growth.
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October 24, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises TeamSport on its sale to Duke Street

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to TeamSport, the UK's largest indoor go-karting operator, on its sale to Duke Street Capital.
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October 23, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises the shareholders of Bike24 on the sale to WiggleCRC

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to The Riverside Company and the founder management on the sale of Bike24, a German online retailer of cycling and tri-sports equipment, accessories and apparel. Pending regulatory approval, the transaction is anticipated to close in the coming months. Riverside is not disclosing terms.
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October 20, 2017 | Corporate News

GCA Altium MidCapMonitor released for Q3 2017

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest GCA Altium MidCapMonitor. The MidCapMonitor provides a market overview of Senior Debt LBO-financings in the German and UK markets as well as in the Alpine and Benelux regions. Moreover it displays Unitranche and Subordinated Debt transactions in the European Mid-Cap LBO market.
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October 18, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Mobysoft on the minority investment from Livingbridge

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Mobysoft, a provider of predictive analytics software to the UK social housing market, on its minority investment from private equity house Livingbridge. The deal represents GCA's 24th transaction in the software and tech-enabled services sectors since the start of 2017, firmly positioning the business as one of the world’s largest tech-focused investment banks.
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September 25, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises NORD Holding on the sale of WEMAS to Gimv

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to NORD Holding Unternehmensbeteiligungsgesellschaft mbH on the sale of all shares in WEMAS, a leading German provider of passive mobile road safety equipment, to European investment company Gimv.
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September 15, 2017 | Deals

GCA advises LeddarTech on its $101 million Series C Financing

GCA advised LeddarTech Inc., a leader in solid-state LiDAR for autonomous driving, on its $101 million Series C financing round led by Osram and including Delphi, Magneti Marelli and IDT as strategic investors, as well as Fonds de Solidarité FTQ. GCA acted as sole placement agent for this transaction, our 16th automotive and auto-tech related transaction in the last two years.
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September 13, 2017 | Deals

GCA advises Kyocera on its acquisition of Senco

GCA acted as exclusive financial advisor to Kyocera, a global manufacturer of electronic equipment and components, on their acquisition of Senco, a manufacturer of fasteners and power fastening tools. We have advised on 28 cross-border and 22 Industrials sector transactions since the beginning of 2017.
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September 12, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Silverfleet Capital on its acquisition of Pumpenfabrik Wangen

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Silverfleet Capital, the Pan-European private equity firm that specialises in buy-to-build, on its acquisition of a 100% stake in Pumpenfabrik Wangen GmbH ("Wangen"), a leading designer and manufacturer of high quality progressing cavity and twin-screw pumps, from the company’s individual private shareholders. GCA Altium provided Silverfleet with both M&A and debt advice on the transaction.
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September 4, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Equistone Partners on the financing of the acquisition of DefShop Group

GCA Altium acted as debt advisor to Equistone Partners on the acquisition of a majority stake in DefShop, a leading German multichannel retailer for streetwear and hip-hop clothing. The founder of the business, Alexander Büchler, and his family will together retain a minority shareholding. DefShop’s management team will also acquire a minority stake in the business.
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August 7, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Micro-Macinazione on its sale to Lonza

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Cross, the majority shareholders of Micro-Macinazione, on the sale to Lonza, the Swiss listed CDMO.
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August 4, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Sofology on its sale to DFS Furniture plc

Global investment bank GCA Altium has advised the shareholders of Sofology Limited on its sale to DFS Furniture plc, subject to regulatory approvals. Sofology will represent GCA Altium’s 11th Consumer & Retail deal in 2017.
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August 3, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Argos Soditic on the sale of Sapore di Mare to Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners

GCA Altium advised Argos Soditic on the sale of D.I.MAR. S.r.l., a frozen fish and seafood retail chain active under the trademark “Sapore di Mare”, to Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners. D.I.MAR.’s CEO Paolo Gattafoni and the Mucci family will retain a minority stake in the Company. This transaction marks GCA Altium's 12th transaction in the Consumer & Retail sector in the last 12 months.
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July 31, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Prym Group on its refinancing

GCA Altium advised Prym Group on the refinancing and improvement of terms of existing syndicated loan facilities.
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July 27, 2017 | Deals

GCA advises Konica Minolta on its acquisition of Ambry Genetics

GCA acted as exclusive financial advisor to Konica Minolta, Inc. (TSE:4902), on its acquisition of Ambry Genetics Corporation. This transaction marks GCA’s 26th cross-border deal of 2017.
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July 24, 2017 | Deals

GCA advises Bitly Inc. on its $63 million growth investment from Spectrum Equity

GCA acted as exclusive financial advisor to Bitly Inc., the world’s first link management platform, on its $63 million investment from Spectrum Equity, a leading growth equity firm. This marks GCA’s 33rd transaction in the Technology and Media, Digital Media & Communications sectors since the start of 2017.
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July 14, 2017 | Corporate News

GCA Altium European MidCapMonitor released for Q2 2017

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest GCA Altium European MidCapMonitor, covering Leveraged Mid-Cap transactions in Germany, UK, Switzerland & Austria and the Benelux region during Q2 2017, as well as European Unitranche and Subordinated Debt Financings (i.e. Mezzanine, PIK Notes).
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July 12, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises the shareholders of ABIT Europe on the sale to Marlin Equity Partners

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of ABIT Europe GmbH, the leading European claims and credit management software vendor, on the sale to Marlin Equity Partners. This transaction exemplifies GCA Altium's deep domain expertise and significant transaction experience in the enterprise FinTech software sector.
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July 7, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises ALPLA on its acquisition of Boxmore

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the Austrian packaging specialist ALPLA on its acquisition of 100% of Boxmore Packaging, an African market leader specialising in PET pre-forms, PET bottles and closures.
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July 5, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises CapVest on its acquisition of NextPharma

GCA Altium acted as debt advisor to CapVest Partners LLP, a leading mid-market private equity firm, on the acquisition of NextPharma Group, a pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organisation.
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June 30, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Eurosicma on its sale of a majority stake to IMA

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Eurosicma, a leading independent manufacturer of automatic machines for horizontal flowpack and fold packaging, on the sale of 60% of its shares to IMA Group, listed on the Milan Stock Exchange and a world leader in the production of systems for the processing and packaging of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and food.
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June 30, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises VTC Industriebeteiligungen on the financing of the acquisition of JK-Group

GCA Altium acted as debt advisor to VTC Industriebeteiligungen GmbH & Co. KG on the acquisition of 100% of the shares of JK-Holding GmbH from the founding family Walter Kratz. Over the last 30 years the family has led and developed the company to become the global leader in the sunbed industry.
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June 29, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium and Trigon advise Grupa Pracuj on the sale of a minority stake to TCV

GCA Altium and Trigon advised the Pracuj Group (Grupa Pracuj), a leading provider of Human Resources solutions that help companies recruit, retain, and develop employees in Central Europe, on the sale of a minority stake to TCV.
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June 28, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Odewald KMU on the sale of univativ to funds advised by Triton

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of univativ, a leading provider of IT and digital operations support services by young talents, on its sale to funds advised by Triton. Triton has acquired a majority stake in univativ while the three founders remain co-invested.
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June 28, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises MOVU on its sale to Baloise

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to MOVU, Switzerland’s biggest digital platform for home-moving services, on its sale to Baloise Switzerland, a provider of prevention, pension, assistance and insurance solutions.
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June 27, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises REIFF Tyres on its sale to Bain Capital / Fintyre

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to REIFF Tyre and Automotive Technology, the leading independent multi-channel tyre distributor in Germany, on its sale to Bain Capital and Fintyre, the leading distributor of replacement tyres in Italy.
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June 22, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Jochen Schweizer GmbH on the sale to ProSiebenSat.1 Group

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Jochen Schweizer on the sale of a majority stake in his experience gifts business to ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, one of the most successful independent media companies in Europe.
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June 15, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Peakwork on its investment by Brockhaus Private Equity

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the majority shareholders of Peakwork AG, a highly innovative software specialist for the travel industry, on the investment by Brockhaus Private Equity.
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June 12, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises The Corner Berlin on its sale to Lampe Privatinvest

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of The Corner GmbH in Berlin, a leading European luxury multi-brand concept store, on its sale to Lampe Privatinvest, a subsidiary of Bankhaus Lampe, part of the German Oetker Group.
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May 29, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Deutsche Fachpflege Gruppe on its refinancing

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Deutsche Fachpflege Gruppe, one of the leading non-clinical intensive care providers in the German market, which is majority owned by Chequers Capital.
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May 19, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Brand Addition on secondary buyout by management and Elysian Capital

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Brand Addition, a leading global service provider in the design, sourcing and distribution of promotional merchandise, on the sale by H.I.G. Capital to existing management and funds managed by private equity company Elysian Capital.
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May 17, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Construction Materials Online on the MBO backed by Key Capital Partners

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Construction Materials Online, a rapidly growing online retailer of building materials, on the MBO backed by Key Capital Partners.
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May 15, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises ControlExpert on its strategic partnership with General Atlantic

ControlExpert, a disruptive technology service provider to the car insurance industry and Europe’s largest InsurTech company, announced a strategic partnership with General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. General Atlantic joins the founder and management teams as a new shareholder in the company. GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of ControlExpert.
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May 9, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Parallels on its sale of Plesk to Oakley Capital

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the Parallels Group on the sale of the assets and operations of Plesk to Oakley Capital Investments Limited’s (AIM:OCL) fund Oakley Capital Private Equity III at an enterprise value of USD 105m. Fund III has invested USD 27.4m for a 51% controlling stake in the business.
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May 5, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises PPS. Imaging on its sale to NORD Holding

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of PPS. Imaging, a specialist service provider in large-format digital printing, on its sale to NORD Holding. NORD Holding has acquired a majority stake in PPS while the managers Michael Krieger and Roland Niggemeyer co-invested.
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April 28, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Breitling on its sale of a majority stake to CVC

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Breitling SA, a leading independent, family-owned manufacturer of Swiss luxury watches and an internationally renowned premium brand, on its sale of an 80% stake to CVC Capital Partners' CVC Fund VI. As part of the transaction, Breitling’s majority owner, Théodore Schneider, will re-invest for a 20% shareholding in Breitling.
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April 28, 2017 | Corporate News

GCA Altium Zurich expands to a new location

The GCA Altium Zurich team moved to new premises on 28th April 2017.
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April 25, 2017 | Corporate News

GCA Altium European MidCapMonitor released for Q1 2017

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest GCA Altium European MidCapMonitor, covering Leveraged Mid-Cap transactions in Germany, UK, Switzerland & Austria and the Benelux region during Q1 2017, as well as European Unitranche and Subordinated Debt Financings (i.e. Mezzanine, PIK Notes).
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April 5, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Migros on the sale of Probikeshop to Internetstores

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund, the largest Swiss retail chain with over EUR 25 billion revenue in 2016, on the sale of a majority stake in Probikeshop to Internetstores Holding GmbH, a subsidiary of SIGNA Sports Group.
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March 24, 2017 | Deals

GCA advises DeviantArt on its sale to Wix.com

GCA’s client DeviantArt, one of the world's largest online communities dedicated to artists, art enthusiasts and designers, has been acquired by Wix.com, a leading cloud-based web development platform.
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March 17, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Solopress on its sale to Onlineprinters

GCA Altium acted as financial advisor to the shareholders of Solopress, one of the UK's largest independent online printers, on its sale to Onlineprinters, a portfolio company of Bregal Unternehmerkapital. This marks GCA Altium’s 8th major transaction in the European online printing space since 2013. For GCA Altium’s Online and Technology practices it has already been the 57th transaction within the last two years.
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March 16, 2017 | Corporate News

GCA opens second Indian office in New Delhi

GCA has opened a new office in New Delhi, India, to accommodate further expansion of its business. The office is GCA’s 15th office worldwide and the second office in India after Mumbai. It will operate as GCA India Investment Advisers Private Limited.
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March 15, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Cawood Scientific on its secondary buy-out with Inflexion

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Cawood Scientific, the UK’s largest provider of independent agri-testing data and services for the land-based industries, on its secondary buy-out with Inflexion to support its next phase of growth.
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March 13, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises gestigon on its sale to Valeo

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of gestigon GmbH, a world-leading AR/VR software vendor for cabin 3D image processing, on its sale to Valeo S.A.
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March 6, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Wex Photographic on its sale to AURELIUS

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Wex Photographic on its sale to AURELIUS. Following the deal, Wex will be merged with Calumet to create Europe’s leading omni-channel retailer serving the enthusiast and professional photographer.
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March 3, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises KICKZ on the sale to Zalando

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to KICKZ AG, a leading European multi-channel retailer for basketball shoes and related lifestyle apparel, on the sale to Zalando SE.
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February 24, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Alcedo and management on the sale of MCS to Dantherm

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Italian Private Equity firm Alcedo SGR and management on the sale of Master Climate Solutions (MCS), a world-leading manufacturer of machinery for air processing, to Dantherm HVAC.
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February 21, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises management on the sale of Travelopia by TUI

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the management team of Travelopia, one of the world's leading specialist travel groups, on its £325 million sale to the global investment firm KKR.
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February 8, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises on the refinancing of WITTE Automotive

GCA Altium acted as exclusive debt advisor to WITTE Automotive, a globally operating automotive supplier, on the refinancing of its debt structure.
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February 6, 2017 | Corporate News

GCA Altium Debt Advisory — record year in 2016 with 28 closed transactions

GCA Altium's Debt Advisory group has had a record year in 2016, having advised both corporates and private equity clients on 28 successfully closed transactions. This makes GCA Altium one of the most active pan-European debt advisors.
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February 3, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Paragon Partners on the sale of “Wer liefert was” to Capvis Equity Partners

Wer liefert was”, Europe’s leading B2B marketplace, has been acquired by the Swiss private equity firm Capvis, who have considerable experience and success in promoting the growth of leading medium-sized companies. Following the acquisition, the company intends to further expand the product portfolio and to accelerate the internationalization of the B2B marketplace.
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February 1, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Clyde Bergemann Power Group on its refinancing

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to Clyde Bergemann Power Group on the refinancing of its debt capital structure.
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January 13, 2017 | Corporate News

GCA Altium MidCapMonitor released for Q4 2016

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest GCA Altium MidCapMonitor, covering Leveraged Mid-Cap transactions in Germany, Switzerland & Austria and the Benelux region as well as European Unitranche and Subordinated Debt Financings (i.e. Mezzanine, PIK Notes) during Q4 and the full year of 2016.
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January 13, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises LDC on its minority investment in ChargePoint Technology Holdings

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser to private equity firm LDC on its multi-million-pound minority investment in ChargePoint Technology Holdings Limited, the high growth manufacturer and innovator of specialist high containment and sterile transfer valves.
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January 13, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises LDC on its minority investment in ChargePoint Technology Holdings

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser to private equity firm LDC on its multi-million-pound minority investment in ChargePoint Technology Holdings Limited, the high growth manufacturer and innovator of specialist high containment and sterile transfer valves.
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January 13, 2017 | Corporate News

GCA Altium MidCapMonitor released for Q4 2016

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest GCA Altium MidCapMonitor, covering Leveraged Mid-Cap transactions in Germany, Switzerland & Austria and the Benelux region as well as European Unitranche and Subordinated Debt Financings (i.e. Mezzanine, PIK Notes) during Q4 and the full year of 2016.
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January 12, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises the shareholders of think project! on the sale to TA Associates

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser to the shareholders of think project! GmbH, a leading provider of cross-enterprise collaboration and workflow software for the construction and engineering industries, on the sale of the company to TA Associates. This transaction exemplifies GCA Altium's deep domain expertise and significant transaction experience in the software sector.
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January 10, 2017 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Edenhouse on a minority investment by ECI Partners

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser to Edenhouse, the UK’s largest independent SAP specialist, on securing a minority investment by ECI Partners.
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December 21, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Piper and founders on the sale of Loungers

GCA Altium has advised Piper LLP and the company founders on the sale of Loungers, the UK café-bar and restaurant group, to Lion Capital in a deal worth £137 million. This marks GCA Altium’s 35th transaction in the consumer and retail space since 2014, adding to deals such as Prezzo and New Look.
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December 14, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises boohoo.com on the acquisition of PrettyLittleThing

GCA Altium has advised boohoo.com plc, one of the UK’s largest pure-play online, own brand fashion retailers, on the acquisition of PrettyLittleThing. Headquartered in Manchester, PrettyLittleThing is a fast growing online fashion brand which increased revenue by over 400% to £17.0 million in the last financial year. Under the terms of the transaction boohoo will acquire 66% of the issued share capital of PrettyLittleThing, with the remaining 34% used to incentivise CEO Umar Kamani and PrettyLittleThing’s senior management who have overseen exceptional revenue growth.
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December 7, 2016 | Deals

GCA advises Daidoh on its majority stake acquisition of Pontetorto

GCA has acted as exclusive financial adviser to Daidoh Limited, a Japanese group listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange which produces textiles and men’s and women’s garments sold in Japan, China and Western countries, on its majority stake acquisition of Pontetorto S.p.A. Pontetorto, based in Prato, Italy, has for half a century been producing high quality fabrics for clothing (in particular with its Fashion Division, that manufactures wools and fibers mainly for ladieswear, and with its Sportsystem Line for fleece fabrics for active wear and outdoor).
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December 6, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Ardian on its acquisition of a majority stake in SCHWIND eye-tech-solutions

GCA Altium acted as debt adviser to Ardian on the acquisition of a majority stake in SCHWIND eye-tech-solutions GmbH & Co. KG, a leading specialist in laser systems that treats refractive errors and corneal diseases. The Schwind family, which founded the company in 1958, will retain a significant interest with CEO Rolf Schwind, CFO Erich Grünewald and COO Kurt Geiss all remaining in their current positions.
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November 21, 2016 | Corporate News

GCA Altium co-hosts roundtable on Private Debt

GCA Altium, together with Fried Frank, co-hosted a roundtable on the alternative lending market and private equity in the German mid market earlier this month in Frankfurt.
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November 21, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises EMERAM Capital Partners on its acquisition of Drahtzug Stein

GCA Altium acted as debt adviser to EMERAM Capital Partners on the acquisition of Drahtzug Stein-Group, a leading producer of high-quality wire products in the areas of home appliances, bath & furniture, agriculture, automotive and medical technology. In the household appliances segment, Drahtzug Stein is the undisputed market leader for high-quality dishwasher baskets in Europe and the US. Drahtzug Stein manufactures wire products at seven locations in five countries.
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November 14, 2016 | Corporate News

Visit GCA Altium at the 12th Structured FINANCE Conference in Stuttgart on 23rd - 24th November

GCA Altium will be participating in the 12th Structured FINANCE conference, which takes place at the International Congress Centre in Stuttgart from 23rd to 24th November.
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November 10, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises peakwork on its Series A investment by TUI Ventures

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser to the shareholders of peakwork AG, a highly innovative software specialist for the travel industry, on the Series A investment from TUI Ventures, the investment arm of TUI AG (TUAG00).
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November 8, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Raith on its sale to capiton and management

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser to the shareholders of Raith, the global market leader for nanofabrication equipment, on its sale to capiton and management.
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November 4, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Bregal Unternehmerkapital on its investment in Kunststoff Schwanden

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser to Bregal Unternehmerkapital GmbH on its acquisition of a major stake in Kunststoff Schwanden AG, the successful manufacturer of complex plastic parts and components.
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November 2, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Chequers Capital on the capital increase in Deutsche Fachpflege Gruppe through Luxempart S.A.

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser to Chequers Capital on the capital increase in Deutsche Fachpflege Gruppe, the leading provider of ambulant intensive care services in Germany, through Luxempart S.A.
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October 25, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Mitrefinch on major investment from LDC

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser to Mitrefinch, one of the UK’s leading developers of human capital management (HCM) software, on its major investment from private equity house LDC.
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October 24, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Onlineprinters on its sale to Bregal Unternehmerkapital

GCA Altium acted as financial adviser to TA Associates and the founder of Onlineprinters, one of Europe’s largest online printing companies, on its sale to Bregal Unternehmerkapital. This is GCA Altium’s 7th major transaction in the European online printing market over the past 3 years. For GCA Altium’s Online and Technology practice, it has already been the 35th transaction in 2016.
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October 20, 2016 | Corporate News

GCA Altium MidCapMonitor released for Q3 2016

We are pleased to announce the release of the latest GCA Altium MidCapMonitor, covering Leveraged Mid-Cap transactions in Germany, Switzerland & Austria and the Benelux region during Q3 2016, as well as European Unitranche and Subordinated Debt Financings (i.e. Mezzanine, PIK Notes).
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September 19, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises HgCapital on the sale of Personal & Informatik AG to Permira

GCA Altium acted as financial adviser to HgCapital on the sale of Personal & Informatik AG (“P&I”), Germany's largest vendor of payroll and strategic HR software, to Permira, a global investment firm.
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September 13, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises VTC Group on the financing of the acquisition of Bilfinger Mars Offshore

GCA Altium acted as debt adviser to VTC Group on the acquisition of a majority stake in Bilfinger Mars Offshore sp. z o.o., Poland.
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September 12, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises The Carlyle Group on its investment in CAD/CAM software provider exocad

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser to The Carlyle Group on its investment in exocad, a provider of CAD/CAM software for the dental industry, in particular for dental laboratories and dentists. This marks GCA Altium's 18th transaction in the Technology sector in the last twelve months underscoring our leading position in Europe in this M&A area.
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September 5, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Onlineprinters on its sale to Bregal Unternehmerkapital

GCA Altium acted as financial adviser to TA Associates and the founder of Onlineprinters, one of Europe’s largest online printing companies, on its sale to Bregal Unternehmerkapital. This is GCA Altium’s fifth major transaction in the European online printing market over the past three years. For GCA Altium’s Digital Media and Technology practices, it has already been the 14th transaction in 2016.
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September 2, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Quadriga Capital on its acquisition of GBA Gesellschaft für Bioanalytik from Adiuva Capital

GCA Altium acted as financial advisor (M&A and debt) to Quadriga Capital on its acquisition of GBA Gesellschaft für Bioanalytik, one of the leading laboratory service providers in Germany, from Adiuva Capital.
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September 1, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Arrow Business Communications on its investment from Growth Capital Partners

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Arrow Business Communications, a leading UK telecommunications provider and one of only a handful of service providers holding multiple Tier-1 MNO relationships. The investment from GCP will help secure future M&A activity and fast track growth.
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August 31, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises Archimede on its sale to Lomb Art

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholder of Archimede, a leading Italian player in the design and production of exhibition and advertising solutions, on the sale of its majority stake to Lomb Art, a portfolio company of AFINUM Management.
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August 15, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises management shareholders on the sale of CRUISE.co.uk to Bridgepoint Development Capital

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the management shareholders of CRUISE.co.uk, the UK's leading cruise agent, on its sale to Bridgepoint Development Capital.
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August 9, 2016 | Deals

GCA Altium advises on the sale of a majority stake in AutoForm to Astorg

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial advisor to the shareholder of AutoForm, the leading provider of software solutions for die design and sheet metal forming simulation, on the sale of a majority stake to French private equity firm Astorg Partners. This marks GCA Altium 's tenth transaction in the Technology & Telecom sector in 2016.
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July 31, 2016 | Corporate News

GCA Savvian and Altium complete merger to create leading global investment bank GCA

GCA Savvian and Altium have completed their merger and formed GCA, a leading independent global investment bank (listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, TSE: 2174). GCA, which operates as GCA in the US, Japan and its other Asian locations and GCA Altium in Europe, is now the seventh-largest listed M&A advisory firm in the world.
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July 11, 2016 | Corporate News

GCA San Francisco has a new location

We are enthused to announce that we are moving our San Francisco office as of Monday, July 11th. Our new location is in the Maritime Plaza Building. However, our phone number remains the same at (415) 318-3600.
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March 30, 2016 | Leadership News

GCA names Richard C. Kramlich to Board

GCA names Richard C. Kramlich, the renowned US venture capitalist, as an outside director of the Company, at the company’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders March 30th. Mr. Kramlich will be the second outside director of GCA and the first from the United States.
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December 18, 2015 | Corporate News

GCA Altium advised Paarl Equity on the owners buy-out of d.velop

GCA Altium acted as exclusive financial adviser to Paarl Equity on the sale of d.velop, a leading independent provider of Enterprise Content Management (“ECM”) software solutions in Germany and Europe.
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