Entries by derick@swaydeandco.com

Preparing For An Ever-Changing TMT Sector: Tomorrow: 2050

The role of technology in the economy is an ever-expanding one, with digital acceleration bringing with it a plethora of opportunities. With the enormous benefits for consumers and businesses globally, Technology, Media and Telecommunication (TMT) has shown radical growth since the sector first emerged at the beginning of the 1900s.

Translink Advised Magna5, A Portfolio Company Of Newspring Capital, On The Acquisition Of Interphase Systems

Translink Corporate Finance in the US, Dinan & Company, acted as the advisor to Magna5, a portfolio company of NewSpring Capital, on the acquisition of Interphase Systems.

Magna5, a national provider of managed IT services and a NewSpring Holdings platform company, announced its acquisition of Interphase Systems, a Philadelphia-based managed IT services provider servicing businesses in the Philadelphia metropolitan region with a particular expertise in servicing the life sciences and financial services sectors. This is the fifth managed services acquisition for Magna5 and further strengthens the firm’s position as a formidable player in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions offering a wide range of managed IT services including network management, cybersecurity, data recovery and cloud services.

Translink Advised Lesjöfors, A Portfolio Company Of Beijer Alma, On The Acquisition Of Telform

Translink Corporate Finance in Turkey (Anafina Capital Partners) and Sweden (Anecta), advised Lesjöfors, a portfolio company of Beijer Alma, who has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Telform, a Turkish spring manufacturer. With the transaction, Lesjöfors expands its production footprint, in line with its ambition to build the leading spring, wire and flat strip component group. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2022.

Translink Advised Think:Water-Profine On The 100% Sale To Culligan International

Translink in Italy and the US acted as the exclusive advisors to Think:Water-PROFINE on the 100% sale to Culligan International.
Culligan International, based in Illinois – USA, through its subsidiary Culligan International EMEA Srl, based in Milan, acquired 100% of the group Think: Water-PROFINE (Think:Water). Located in Cittadella (PD), Think: Water specialises in the design and manufacturing of filters and devices dedicated to food-grade water improvement.

The Secret Behind The Phenomenal Growth Of Miss Group

In just 5 years, Miss Group has successfully completed 20 acquisitions, making it one of the world’s fastest growing web hosting groups. Translink Sweden has been there from the start, stewarding Miss Group through this unrivalled growth surge. Now, Miss Group is on track to reach €100 million turnover and a 45% EBITDA margin within the next 12 months. What’s the secret to scaling so quickly? Fredrik Ullberg, Partner at Anecta AB in Sweden, a member of the Translink Corporate Finance group, says it all comes down to strategy.

Industry expertise is key to navigate transport and logistics M&A trends

In 2021, M&A transactions in the transport and logistics sector totalled US$220 billion, with 322 deals over US$50 million done. Incidents like the six-day-long Suez Canal blockage highlighted the pivotal role the sector plays, elevating logistics from being seen as a support function to being recognised as essential to world trade. Right now, M&A activity is booming, primarily driven by government and industry responses to the pandemic, as well as accelerated automation, digitalisation, and regionalisation trends.

Translink Advised ARCXIS, A Portfolio Company Of Saw Mill Capital Partners, On The Acquisition Of Jacksonville Building Science LLC

Translink Corporate Finance in the US, Dinan and Company LLC acted as the advisor to ARCXIS, a portfolio company of Saw Mill Capital Partners, on the acquisition of Jacksonville Building Science LLC.

Jacksonville Building Science LLC is a provider of design, inspection, and testing services to residential homebuilders in Florida. The acquisition expands ARCXIS’ footprint and further establishes ARCXIS as the national partner to residential homebuilders across the U.S.

Translink Acted As The Exclusive Advisor To Avaloq Group On The Sale Of Its Subsidiary, Avaloq Outline To Swiss Post Solutions

Translink’s member firm in Switzerland, Gut Corporate Finance AG, acted as the exclusive advisor to an NEC Company, Avaloq Group, on the sale of its subsidiary, Avaloq Outline to Swiss Post Solutions.
NEC Company is a leading Japanese multinational information technology and electronics corporation. Avaloq Group is a leading software /SaaS developer for the banking and wealth management industry.

Translink Corporate Finance And Landpoint Corporate Finance Acted As The Exclusive Advisors To Bundesvereinigung Logistik E.V. (Bvl) On The 100% Sale Of Deutsche Außenhandels- Und Verkehrs-Akademie (Dav) To Srh Hochschule Nordrhein-Westfalen Gmbh

Translink Corporate Finance in Germany, together with Landpoint Corporate Finance, acted as the exclusive advisors to Bundesvereinigung Logistik e.V. (BVL) on the 100% sale of Deutsche Außenhandels- und Verkehrs-Akademie (DAV) to SRH Hochschule Nordrhein-Westfalen GmbH (SRH).

Translink Advised Minitech AS On The 100% Sale To Eitrium

Translink Corporate Finance in Norway (Synergos) and Sweden (Anecta), acted as the exclusive advisors to Minitech AS on the 100% sale to Eitrium.

Based in Hamar, Minitech AS develops and manufactures medical heating products for institutions and orthopedic clinics within the public as well as the private sector, primarily in Norway but also in other Nordic countries. The products consist of heat regulating clothing items and are certified in accordance with the Medical Device Directive. Minitech AS developed a market leading company and generated sales of NOK 27 million and EBITDA of NOK 7 million in 2021.