Global Excellence 2019

80 Acquisition International - Global Excellence 2019 Acquisition International - Issue 2 2019 11 For over 30 years, Eurohold has offered a full range of Corporate Finance services to Global Companies, Private Equity Funds and Private Companies. Recently, the firm was selected in AI’s 2019 Global Excellence Awards as the Most Outstanding Cross-Border Corporate Transactions Specialist 2019 – Spain. On the back of this win, we profiled Eurohold and spoke to Mr. Jean-François Alandry, Managing Partner of the company, who provided us with a detailed insight into the firm. ounded in 1989 as a Corporate Finance Consulting Company, Eurohold is today one of the most active Mergers and Acquisitions companies in Spain. As an independent leader in its home market in number of Mid- Cap transactions, Eurohold has over the last few years created and organically grown its own international network, made up of experts in various key industries. This network supports its clients to reach strategic goals and optimize their domestic and cross-border corporate deals. Mr. Alandry begins by going into further details about the services Eurohold provides, as well as the clients that they serve. “Thanks to an in-depth expertise in key sectors such as Technology, Pharmacy & Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, Distribution, B2B Services, Transport & Logistics, Energy & Environment, Luxurious Goods, Eurohold provides reliable and confidential advisory services toMultinationals, Private Equity funds and Private Companies, starting from the conception, to the structuring and closing of transactions, bringing its strong experience in each process step.” Fundamentally, Eurohold relies on strong ethical values, a clear mid-cap orientation, a focus on cross-border transactions, a clear sectorial approach and an ability to generate transactions thanks to deep sector knowledge. The firm enhances its understanding and expertise, so that it can continue to offer its clients the same exceptional level of support and service that they have come to rely on over the last 30 years. Enabling the firm to deliver this high-stand service, is the dedicated, passionate and talented team which forms the backbone of Eurohold. When discussing the internal culture, Mr. Alandry is keen to highlight the key role the team plays in the overall success of the firm and how the ensure they deliver their award-winning service to their clients. “Our more than 50 multi-cultural people team plays an essential role in helping our clients to better understand negotiation processes, sectors and cultures in order to close successfully deals.” Bringing the interview to a close, Mr. Alandry signs off by envisioning what the future holds for not only the team at Eurohold but also the M&A industry. “In 2019, apart from usual focus on deals, a special attention is being given to strategy and organization in order to be able to keep on growing successfully. “2019 should be another good year for M&A, but in a changing environment, with more defensive than offensive deals. We anticipate many vertical concentrations, build-ups, direct competitors mergers and divestment from non-core assets.” Head office: Avinguda Diagonal 361, 2-2 08037 Barcelona, Spain Tel: +34 934 578 980 Email Barcelona - Madrid - Paris - Lyon - Genève - München - London - Lisboa - Tokyo Istanbul - Johannesburg - Beijing - Moscow - Minsk - Rabat - México - San Jose, CA Generating Transactions Thanks To Deep Sector Knowledge Jan19608 F Pascal Vieilledent Managing Partner Jean-François Alandry Managing Partner EXPERTS in CORPORATE FINANCE for 30 Years • Independent leader on its home market by number of Mid-Cap transactions. • Own international network, made of experts in various key industries. • Strong ethical values, clear Mid-Cap orientation, focus on cross-border transactions. • Different model in terms of proximity to individuals, companies and sectors. Jan19608