With ALLEGRA CAPITAL you can look forward to the newfound freedom, and the optimism and new opportunities that come with it. By selling a loss-making subsidiary to ALLEGRA CAPITAL you can free yourself from the cash drain and the burden caused by the subsidiary. Thus you gain new possibilites.
From the very start, we work to ensure a rapid and fair transaction with a maximum of flexibility. You can trust in confidential negotiations and core ethical values as well as in our experience, skill and creative energy. Our competence and commitment to creating win-win situations mean excellent prospects for the acquired subsidiary, the selling parent company and all those who wish its future success.
Enjoy your new freedom with ALLEGRA CAPITAL.
Burdened by loss-making
Holding onto a subsidiary company that continues to generate losses is an enormous burden. It can be measured in financial strains, tied up management resources and lost time the parent corporation has to spend on its non-core subsidiary activities. Both you and your management have more important things to do: Fortunately there is a better option.
Selling your subsidiary to ALLEGRA CAPITAL frees you from protracted restructuring ordeals and all the cash drain and stress that come with them. That means you can again focus on what is really important, efficient and promising. See for yourself and open up a new, successful chapter.
The right profile
for selling to
In order to apply our competencies most effectively and ensure the best possible outcome for all involved, ALLEGRA CAPITAL has a specific set of criteria for potential acquisitions. We acquire corporate subsidiaries:
- with a turnover of 10 million to 1 billion Euro
- headquartered in Europe or Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada
- for which 100% or a clear majority are offered
- which could be from all sectors e.g. industry, trade, service
- that are experiencing special situations e.g.
Restructuring cases with
Incomplete organisation / missing management
uncertainty concerning the future
Poor data and
RAPID, FAIR AND CERTAIN TRANSACTION
At ALLEGRA CAPITAL, all steps throughout the entire acquisition process are designed and carried out with a maximum of confidentiality, speed and flexibility. Sellers can look forward to transaction certainty, and usually no committee, bank or merger control approval is required. We are fair and reliable before, during and after the acquisition.
FREES UP SELLER’S RESOURCES
The parent company’s immediate benefit of selling a subsidiary are of course the gained independence and the stop of the cash drain. Beyond this are also important advantages such as enjoying more time to manage other pressing issues, as well as having the management capacity to meet new challenges and opportunities. Potential image damage caused by restructuring the portfolio company oneself is also avoided.
THIS INCLUDES AMONG MANY OTHER BENEFITS:
STOPPING THE CASH DRAIN CAUSED BY SUBSIDIARY
FREEING UP OF MANAGEMENT TIME
AVOIDING POTENTIAL DAMAGE TO IMAGE CAUSED BY RESTRUCTURING OF THE SUBSIDIARY BY ONESELF
NEW CAPACITY FOR OTHER INVESTMENTS AND CHALLENGES
FAIRNESS WITH SELLER, MANAGEMENT, EMPLOYEES, BUSINESS PARTNERS, ETC.
INDEPENDENCE OF ACQUIRED COMPANY
The right team to make great things happen
At ALLEGRA CAPITAL, you can rely on absolute profession als with extensive experience and the best credentials. Our diverse group of experts comes from every business sector, from industry and technology, to service and trade. We have held top positions such as CEOs, Heads of Sales and McKinsey consultants. Our academic backgrounds are equally varied and international with studies at such renowned universities as Harvard, King´s College London and St. Gallen.
Where expertise and ethics meet
Turning difficult situations into success stories is our specialty. After acquisition, we strive on every level to ensure that the subsidiary is given the best prospects for the future. Our extensive systematic involvement and restructuring competence lay the foundation for a healthy turnaround and continued growth. This begins at the heart of any company – its people: That is why all our dealings with management, business partners and employees are based on fairness. We are there for long-term commitment, meaning all those involved can count on us now and in the future.
Our SYSTEMATIC APPROACH –
EXAMPLE Leica Subsidiary
ACQUISITION IN SPECIAL SITUATION
- Seller: Leica Camera AG
- Very difficult strategic, operational and financial situation
BENEFITS FOR SELLER LEICA:
- Cash drain for seller stopped
- Management time free for core business
- Image protected
SUCCESSFUL RESTRUCTURING WITH SYSTEMATIC AND LONG-TERM APPROACH
- Strengthening of management board
- Nobel prize laureate in physics recruited for advisory board
- Strategic realignment:
- Termination of slide projectors
- Intelligent light engineering for medical applications
- New production lines and new products
- Sales stimulation
- Efficiency improvement
- Establishing corporate independence, e.g. concerning bank- and cash-management
RESULTS OF ACQUIRED COMPANY:
- Excellent strategic position
- Strong profitability (>10% RoS) and growth (>20% p.a.)
- Disposal after 4 Years
- Buyer: Ventizz Capital Fund IV L.P.
Past successes –
All of our national and international engagements to date have been successful. We are proud of this. And we will work hard to continue this streak of successes – for the benefit of the selling corporations and the acquired subsidiaries. Perhaps next with the acquisition of your subsidiary?
Our current portfolio companies include Citymail, Pirobase Imperia, Genoud and Musumeci. We have extensive experience in almost every sector. Sellers, who have turned to us for fast, flexible and fair solutions include e.g.:
- ALSTOM-GROUP, NOW GENERAL ELECTRIC (FRANCE)
- THE NORWEGIAN POST (POSTEN NORGE)
- SANDOZ FAMILY FOUNDATION
- LEICA CAMERA (GERMANY)
- STEIFF-GROUP (GERMANY)
- CANCOM SE (GERMANY)
- MIBA-GROUP (AUSTRIA)
- VESUVIUS (UNITED KINGDOM)