Selected M&A transactions by ONEtoONE

Advice on buying

Talenter™ Group, the largest independent Portuguese group in the Human Resources sector, acquired BeChosen, in an operation advised by ONEtoONE Corporate Finance in Portugal. This acquisition allows Talenter™ Group to enter a new business area - Field Marketing, Merchandising, Digital and Social Networks - with clear operational and commercial synergies for this Group. In addition, BeChosen team is integrated into Talenter™ Group, strengthening its services.

Advice on sale

ONEtoONE acted as an advisor in Realza Capital´s majority stake buyout of our client Uniformes Gary. Established in 2001 and based in Almería with a workforce of around 100 employees,, Uniformes Gary is a leading workwear company in Spain, designing, finishing and marketing workwear for specialized stores. Gary´s has experienced significant growth in recent years; boosted by its outstanding designs, a wide variety of products and excellent service, which have generated remarkable customer loyalty. Realza Capital is a Spanish private equity fund and it´s investment will offer a boost to Uniformes Gary´s business plan for investment in new facilities, expansion into new sectors and of its international business in neighboring European countries. Thanks to this investment, Uniformes Gary plans to achieve a turnover of 22 million euros in 2023 and expects to double its sales in the next four years.

Advice on sale

Sale of a medical center operating in an area with a population of 200 thousand people.

Private Placement

Industrias FAACA, an award-winning Colombian HVAC Automotive OEM supplier, has further diversified into Motorcycle components and accessories and White Goods sectors. Their new facility in Rionegro, outside Medellin, is currently ramping up and will be mobilized to be fully operational for 2022. Tide Capital’s holdings include a leading OEM supplier partner for quality components covering a broad spectrum of vehicles. This partnership creates strategic advantage and synergies for both companies’ expansion and growth, creating a significantly broader product offering, strengthening current client relationships and opening compelling new horizons.

Advice on sale

OCS, the Italian leader in the provision of proprietary software solutions for the retail finance market, controlled by the private equity fund Charme Capital Partners, has announced the acquisition of a 70% stake in Talentomobile. Raúl Repiso, founder and CEO of Talentomobile, will maintain a 30% stake. ONEtoONE Corporate Finances has acted as advisor for Talentomobile. The acquisition represents OCS’s first step outside the Italian market. It will allow OCS to expand into Spain and LATAM, providing Talentomobile products and services to its Italian-based customers, completing and enriching the current OCS product offering.

Advice on sale

ONEtoONE has advised on the sale of the company Delta Cocinas to the investment fund Abac Capital. Delta Cocinas is a company from La Rioja that has been creating kitchen, bathroom and habitat furniture for more than 30 years. Delta is currently present in more than 200 points of sale in Spain and also has an international presence. The company's philosophy is to adapt to the tastes and trends of its customers without forgetting values such as sustainability and continuous improvement. The acquisition by the investment fund Abac responds to its strategy to create a leading national group within the kitchen and bathroom furniture manufacturing sector.

Advice on buying

ONEtoONE are happy to announce that our client Ufenau VII has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Grupo Marktest. The Group is a leading tech-enabled market research and analytics solutions specialist with relevant international presence. With an experience of +40 years and +300 professionals, Marktest is the leading independent market research player in Portugal. The Group has an outstanding track record supporting media channels, agencies, and advertisers to capture relevant data and turn it into actionable insights. Ufenau Capital Partners is a privately-owned Swiss Investor Group which advises private and institutional investors with their investments in private equity. Ufenau Capital Partners is focused on investments in service companies in German-speaking Europe, Iberia and the Benelux region and invests in Education & Lifestyle, Business Services, Healthcare, IT Services and Financial Services sectors. With the support of Ufenau, the objective of Marktest is to grow consolidating a group of leading specialists in the field of market research and analytics in Europe with profound sector-specific expertise coupled with cutting edge data visualization and analytics capabilities. The Founders of Marktest will continue to lead the business into its next growth phase and will significantly co-invest alongside Ufenau VII. Together, Marktest’s team and Ufenau will ensure the continuation of the successful growth strategy.

Short Term Products

ONEtoONE has acted as advisor in the repurchase of shares by the founding partners of Vintae from the Qualitas investment fund.

Advice on buying

ONEtoONE has advised the Italian company Tinexta on its acquisition of 70% of the Spanish company Evalue Innovation through Warrant Hub. The Tinexta Group, is a leading provider of Digital Trust, Cyber Security, Credit Information & Management and Innovation & Marketing Services. Tinexta can now grow further in the Spanish market with this acquisition, as Evalue has an extensive presence throughout Spain with offices in Valencia, Madrid, Barcelona, Seville and Murcia. Evalue offers support services for obtaining tax incentives for R&D and technological innovation projects, as well as national and European concessional finance services. Chairman of Tinexta, Enrico Salza, comments on the deal, saying: “the Tinexta Group is continuing to grow abroad, acquiring dimensions that make it more and more a market player in a position to dialogue with major international corporations"

Advice on sale

ONEtoONE´s Colombia team advised Joli on the sale of its fragrances business unit, the distribution of IFF (International Flavours and Fragrances), to an important company in the chemical sector in Colombia. This operation will allow Joli to continue its specialisation strategy in the food industry as well as allow the buyer to increase its new customer base and complement its portfolio with solutions for existing customers.

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