AI Issue 11 2017

Acquisition International - November 2017 23 Local Advice from a Global Source the field’, but follow a client partnership approach with repeat business.” “Moreover, as an independent advisor, we are truly free from conflicts of interest. We provide objective advice and are free from the conflicts that can arise from a multi-product, integrated platform. Instead of selling products, we focus on delivering tailor- made solutions. As we own our business, we are interested in long-term success, our approach is to work with one or two clients in each sector with compatibility, thus avoiding conflicts of interest.” Interestingly, recent highlight transactions advised by ACXIT Capital Partners comprise the acquisition of electric drive specialist Torqueedo by DEUTZ, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative drive systems; the trade sale of popular European dating app Lovoo to the Meet Group, Inc. and the sale of majority shareholdings in Vitanas Holding and PFLEGEN & WOHNEN HAMBURG to funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management. Both companies are amongst the largest private nursing home operators in Germany, with collectively 8,300 care beds. Ultimately, what sets ACXIT apart from its competitors is its expertise, an understanding of the areas served by the company and the all-round approach that ACXIT and its staff provide. “Crucial to the success of ACXIT, our advisory expertise is founded on an in-depth understanding of the key industries served by our company, and a continuous development of expertise throughout our key sectors. We provide a 360-degree approach, encompassing both the operational and capital markets impact, affecting long term ability to fund, grow and steer business. With an in-depth analysis of our clients’ situation and needs and corresponding assessment of potential acquisitions, we focus on value creation for our clients.” “Experience is vital, and with regard to our senior bankers, all of them are internationally experienced professionals with a proven track record, and are involved in transactions from initiation to completion, ensuring that our clients benefit from their experience and expertise at all stages. With our strong track record of more than 350 successfully executed transactions with a total transaction volume of approx. EUR 17bn, we have proven our industry expertise in recent 20 years, as well as our profound understanding of capital markets.” “Ultimately, what sets ACXIT apart from its competitors is its expertise, an understanding of the areas served by the company and the all- round approach that ACXIT and its staff provide.”