Selected M&A transactions by ONEtoONE

Advice on sale

We are proud to announce that ONEtoONE Corporate Finance Benelux advised Auctelia shareholders in the sale of their company. Founded in Belgium in 2009, Auctelia is an online auction platform for used professional equipment and vehicles. Auctelia provides its clients with a base of qualified buyers in 40 countries, as well as an exhaustive range of services related to the management of digital transactions. ONEtoONE Corporate Finance Benelux identified Agorastore as being the best possible buyer for Auctelia. Agorastore is a player in the circular economy since 2005. Agorastore enables companies and public authorities to give a second life to their capital goods and real estate assets through an online auction platform and additional services. With Auctelia, the Group will reach a business volume of nearly €150 million.

Advice on sale

ONEtoONE is happy to announce that our client, Virgin Islands Asphalt Products Corporation has reached an agreement to sell 100% of its assets to South End Asphalt, LCC, a subsidiary of Haugland Group. Virgin Island Asphalt Products Corporation is a company founded in 1992, which provides professional engineering services, produces and installs asphalt in the Industrial & Construction sector of St. Croix, USVI. Haugland Group LLC is an infrastructure services holding company with affiliates that provide a wide range of energy and civil construction services. Their team brings decades of experience in the fields of engineering, design/build, project management, project finance and development. An extensive bonding capacity allows the Haugland Group Companies to manage projects of any size.

Advice on sale

ONEtoONE is pleased to announce that they have helped the Liège-based company CryoTherapeutics SA in securing its most recent funding of €12.3 million. The Swiss investment fund Yellowstone will now take a stake in the MedTech company. The focus of the company is the development, demonstration of clinical benefit, and early-stage commercialization of cryotherapy systems for the treatment of coronary plaque. The company´s technology is comprised of an intravascular catheter that can deliver at its tip sub-zero temperatures to treat inflamed areas of the coronary artery with the aim of stabilising lesions that could otherwise rupture and cause a heart attack. Yellowstone Holding AG (Yellowstone) is a Swiss investment company with a strong and extensive network in Asia, focusing on European med-tech start-ups with breakthrough innovation. Yellowstone is positioned as a strategic investor, aiming to bridge and integrate portfolio companies with supply chains and resources among the EU, Switzerland and Asia.

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Disabled Industrial Kitchen, is located in the south of the Tagus River, approximately 40kms from Lisbon. The property, which is fully walled with access through two automatic gates, is set on a plot of 2,100m2, with an implantation area of 735m2 and a gross area of 1,365.35m2 distributed over one floor and a mezzanine; it has a patio with 1,365m2. The kitchen was built from scratch in 2006 for the preparation of chilled meals for large commercial surfaces. Its conception was designed for the application of specific equipment such as cold rooms, freezing tunnels, rooms with frozen temperatures with a processing circuit adapted to the purpose in question.

Advice on sale

ONEtoONE has advised KCMen on their sale to the Italian group COLMEC SPA . KCMen is a Spanish company, based in Barcelona, dedicated to the design and manufacture of machinery for the rubber industry. The company was founded in 1989 by Francesc Vilella. The company has a strong international presence, where more than 50% of its activity is destined for export. COLMEC SPA is an Italian company founded in 1973, being a world leader in the design and construction of high technology extrusion and mixing lines for rubber and silicone. Today the company is focused on the manufacture of rubber processing plants, from blending to packaging and processing of silicone. In 2008 it set up a Technology Centre dedicated to research and development activities and customer trials. With this incorporation COLMEC SPA wants to position itself in the Spanish market and complement its product line.

Advice on sale

ONEtoONE has advised Grupo Algaher on its sale to Espiga Capital. Founded in 1987, Grupo Algaher manufactures and sells sealing gaskets and rubber profiles for sectors such as tunnels, automotives, renewable energies and water piping. Grupo Algaher holds a competitive market position thanks to its high-quality products, good customer service and high level of technical knowledge. It leaves 2023 with a turnover of over 14 million euros. Espiga Capital is an independent private equity fund manager that specializes in small to medium sized industrial companies in Spain since 1998. In 2021, Espiga Capital raised a new fund with total commitments of 165 million euros, provided by national and international institutional investors. In this transaction, Grupo Algaher joins an impressive portfolio formed of Cintas Adhesivas Ubis, Enjoy Wellness, Tubing Food, Silam, Plastigaur and Abrasivos Manhattan.

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ONEtoONE has advised the German company, AfCE - Academy for Corporate Entrepreneurship on its sale to Verhaert Masters in Innovation. AfCE helps corporate organisations to innovate and increase their entrepreneurial capacity. The company operates worldwide and consists of a team of more than 40 high-level innovation mentors. Its curriculum is based on more than 200 tutorials, courses, tools and online tests, boosting its clients' ability to innovate and driving their breakthrough ideas forward.

Advice on buying

ONEtoONE has acted as financial advisor to the Chilean services company Grupo MOK during its acquisition of Montolin Asistencia, in Mexico. With a previous presence in Chile, Perú and Colombia, MOK has now entered the Mexican market with its wide assistance services, which includes emergency assistance, contact center, travel assistance, financial services, and others. Montolin Asistencia is a Mexican company that specializes in services such as insurance claims and adjustments, massive assistance, and third-party administration.

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Grupo Primavera, the largest Iberian group of business software, has acquired the entire capital of Cloudware. Grupo Primavera, part of the private equity fund Oakley Capital, is the Iberian Peninsula's largest group of management software companies for SMEs. It was previously made up of 11 Portuguese companies, to which CLOUDWARE has now been added. Founded in 2011, CLOUDWARE develops management solutions to bring entrepreneurs and accountants together in a collaborative and simplified work environment in the cloud. Its TOConline project has become a benchmark product in management in Portugal, currently with more than 145,000 companies and 12,000 accountants on the platform. The acquisition of CLOUDWARE will allow Primavera Group to consolidate its leadership in the accounting sector in Portugal. The Group has more than 750 employees and an aggregate turnover of around €70 million.

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Cegid Iberia - Primavera Group has acquired Informàtica3 a portfolio of 4,000 customers and more than 35,000 users, including entrepreneurs, consultants, managers, retailers, hoteliers and restaurateurs, thus accelerating the consolidation of the business software sector in Spain. With offices in 22 countries, Cegid sells in 130 markets worldwide. Since the Silver Lake fund entered its capital, its ambition has been to boost its inorganic growth outside France, its core market. With more than 40 years of experience and headquartered in Girona, Informática3 is a leader in creating software solutions for business management aimed at small and medium-sized companies seeking to optimise their information processes. Its integration into Cegid's portfolio of solutions will boost the growth of the company, which currently employs around 20 people and expects to achieve 3 million euros in sales this year.

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