Areas of Expertise
Our dedicated professionals and industry network offer unparalleled industry access within our five core verticals: Business Services, Industrials, Consumer, Materials and Technology. Across all these areas, we have long standing relationships with highly relevant buyers and sellers. Our experience means that our advice and analysis is always rooted in deep industry knowledge. Our clients range from corporations, private equity firms, family offices, and entrepreneurs.
Part of the journey, from start to finish
We support our clients' visions and find solutions that exceed their expectations. We challenge traditional ways and processes to find the best path forward.
We have completed numerous assignments in the business services sector. Our experience in working with complex businesses, our international footprint, and our existing relationships with financial and strategic buyers have all led to excellent results for our clients.
Our areas of expertise include:
- Rental services
- Specialist Consulting
- Circular Economy
- Healthcare Services
- Legal and Property Services
hVIVO Plc / Open Orphan Plc
MCF advised hVIVO Plc on the all-equity merger with Open Orphan Plc, structured as a reverse takeover.
Renta / YRC Täby AB & YRC Uppsala AB
MCF advised Renta Group, majority owned by Intera Partners, in the acquisitions of YRC Täby AB and YRC Uppsala AB, two Swedish general equipment rental companies operating in the Stockholm and Uppsala regions.
Forsen / Broviken
MCF advised Forsen, an independent project management specialist and trusted adviser through all steps of a construction project, on the sale of a majority stake to Broviken, a Swedish investment company focused on Nordic investments within the service sector.
HASEC-Elektronik / Scanfil
MCF advised the shareholders of HASEC-Elektronik GmbH, a German provider of Electronics Engineering & Manufacturing Services, on the sale to Scanfil Oyj, a listed Finnish contract manufacturer and system supplier for the electronics industry.
Axel Johnson International / JokiLaakeri
MCF advised Axel Johnson International, a privately owned Swedish industrial group and its’ subsidiary Nomo Group in the acquisition of JokiLaakeri, a Finnish multi-brand bearing distributor.
Jäger Health Group & Aposphäre / IQVIA Inc.
MCF advised the founder and sole shareholder of Jäger Health Group GmbH, the leading German OTC healthcare marketing agency, and Aposphäre GmbH, a provider of educational training to pharmacists, on the sale to IQVIA Inc., a global supplier of healthcare services.
Recover Nordic Group / L&T Korjausrakentaminen Oy
MCF advised Recover Nordic Group in the acquisition of L&T Korjausrakentaminen Oy, a leading provider of quick-response damage repair and other renovation services. L&T Korjausrakentaminen is part of the Lassila & Tikanoja Group which operates in Finland, Sweden and Russia.
Deekeling Arndt Advisors / Havas Group
MCF advised the shareholders of Deekeling Arndt Advisors in Communications GmbH on the sale of a majority stake in the company to Havas Group, one of the world’s largest global communications groups. Deekeling Arndt Advisors is the most renowned communications advisor in Germany.
The Financial Compliance Group / Bridgepoint
MCF advised the owners of The Financial Compliance Group (“FCG”) in the sale to Bridgepoint Development Capital. FCG is a market-leading provider of specialist risk and compliance services to the financial sector with offices in Stockholm, Malmö, Copenhagen and Oslo.
Hansa Treuhand Finance
MCF advised the insolvency administrator of the private shareholder of the Hansa Treuhand Group, hww hermann wienberg wilhelm, on the sale of Hansa Treuhand Finance GmbH & Co. KG, a German fund initiator and manager of aircraft funds and fund of fund investments, to a private investor.
Overdick GmbH & Co. KG / Lahmeyer International GmbH
MCF advised the shareholders of Overdick GmbH & Co. KG on the sale of a majority stake in the company to Lahmeyer International GmbH, an international engineering company and subsidiary of Tractebel Engie. Overdick is a renowned engineering firm providing design and engineering services for the maritime and offshore energy industry.
Ragn-Sells / Ramboll Sweden
MCF advised Ragn-Sells in the divestment of its sustainability consultant company RSM&CO to Ramboll Sweden. RSM&CO is established as one of the leading specialists within sustainable business, process development and educational services in Sweden.
Recover Nordic / WD Kuivaus Oy
MCF advised Recover Nordic in the acquisition of WD Kuivaus Oy. Owned by its management and employees, WD Kuivaus is a leading provider of water damage control and construction services in the Helsinki capital area.
Axel Johnson International / SKS
MCF advised Axel Johnson International in the acquisition of five companies with a combined turnover of EUR 40 million from the Finnish SKS Group. The companies located in Finland, Sweden and Estonia offer mechanical power transmission components, such as gears and motors, belts and linear motion components.
Renta / Aros Hyresmaskiner i Västerås
MCF advised Stål & Hyr Group, owned by the Finnish rental company Renta, in the acquisition of Aros Hyresmaskiner i Västerås, a Sweden-based rental equipment company with special focus on on-site modules, electricity, and heating solutions.
Renta / Stål & Hyr Group
MCF advised Renta Group, majority owned by Intera Partners, in the cross-border platform acquisition of Stål & Hyr Group, a Swedish rental provider of machinery, tools and equipment, mainly to companies within the construction industry.
MML Capital Partners LLP / Property Information Exchange Ltd
MCF advised Property Information Exchange Ltd on MML Capital Partners’ investment into the company to facilitate the merger with PSG Connect Ltd.
EUROGATE / LGI Logistics Group International
MCF advised on the sale of EUROGATE Warehousing & Distribution Erfurt GmbH, a provider of warehousing and logistic service solutions, to LGI Logistics Group International.
Omegapoint / Priveq
MCF advised Omegapoint’s owners in the sale to Priveq. Omegapoint is a leading consulting company in Sweden specialised in Secure Digital Transformation with c. 320 employees and offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.
Property Information Exchange Ltd / PSG Connect Ltd
MCF advised Property Information Exchange Ltd on its merger with PSG Connect Ltd, a market leading provider of residential searches to conveyancing solicitors.
Intellecta Group / H&H Group AB
MCF advised Intellecta AB (publ.) in the sale of a group of companies within the Strategic Communications business area to H&H Group AB. The group includes five leading Swedish communications agencies within B2B and the public sector.
Mercantile / Diagno Finland
MCF advised Mercantile Group on the acquisition of Diagno Finland, a leading provider of car workshop equipment and related services in Finland.
Nalka Invest / Office Management
MCF advised Nalka Invest, prior Alipes and Inter IKEA Investments, on the acquisition of Office Management, a leading Nordic full-service supplier within IT, communication and office services.
Intera Partners / Telinekymppi
MCF advised the Finnish buy-out fund Intera Partners on the acquisition of Telinekymppi, a provider of scaffolding and weather protection rental services.
The advisory team was led by Konsta Ruutu.
INTERSCHALT maritime systems / Cargotec
MCF advised shareholders of INTERSCHALT maritime systems AG, a German provider of software and services for the shipping industry, on the sale of 100% of the shares to Finnish Cargotec Oyj. Alongside, DPE Deutsche Private Equity also sold their shares acquired in summer 2015.
Bogfelts / Accent Equity
Keystone MCF advised the owners of Bogfelts Installation & Entreprenad AB, a leading Nordic installation company within street- and outdoor lighting, on the sale to Accent Equity.
Borrkompaniet / Corvara Group
MCF advised Kuusakoski Group on the sale of Borrkompaniet Sverige AB, a Swedish demolition service provider, to Corvara Group owned by Accent Equity.
Mercantile alloy wheel business / Alcar
MCF advised Örum Oy Ab, part of the Mercantile Group, on the divestment of its alloy wheel business to Alcar.
Unisport / Vaaka Partners
MCF advised Priveq Investment on the sale of Unisport, a leading distributor and installer within sports floors, artificial grass and arena seating, to Vaaka Partners.
PSS / WPD Saar
MCF advised the iSL Automotive GmbH, a company in the iSL Group, Saarlouis, on the sale of PSS Personal Service Saarlouis GmbH, the temporary work agency of the iSL Group.
IK Investment Partners / svt Group
MCF advised IK Investment Partners on the acquisition of svt Group, a leading provider of passive fire protection systems and products as well as restoration management solutions, from capiton, SüdBG and the company’s management.
INTERSCHALT maritime systems / DPE Deutsche Private Equity
MCF advised INTERSCHALT maritime systems AG, a German provider of software and services for the shipping industry, on the issue and sale of shares to DPE, a German private equity company.
Recover Nordic / Anticimex dehumidification business
MCF advised Recover Nordic, one of the leading Nordic providers of damage control services, on the acquisition of the dehumidification business of Anticimex Group in Finland.
Malkit / Private investors
MCF advised Vaaka Partners, the Finnish mid-market buy-out fund, in the divestment of Malkit Oy to private investors.
SEB / Norco
MCF advised SEB on the buy of Norco, a leading Nordic provider of shop fitting solutions to the retail industry, from the owners.
Noske-Kaeser Container Service / MBO
MCF was mandated by the insolvency administrator of Noske-Kaeser Group who had run the business for 5 years, to sell the various business lines of the group. The Container Services business is active in the pre-trip inspection, maintenance and repair of reefer containers. The sale of this business unit was concluded successfully with a MBO by the current management.
IK Investment Partners / Ramudden
MCF advised IK Investment Partners on the acquisition of Ramudden, a leading specialist provider of temporary traffic control services in the Nordics.
Intera Partners / Rototec
MCF advised the Finnish buy-out fund Intera Partners in the acquisition of Rototec, the leading Nordic provider of geothermal drilling to ground source heat pump systems.
SEB / Spectra
MCF advised SEB on the buy of Spectra, a Swedish producer of wooden interiors to the retail sector and other companies, from the owners.
Nets / SEB Kort
MCF advised Nets Oy in the divestment of the Business Eurocard corporate payment card business to SEB Kort.
Nordian Capital Partners / Chrysal
Keystone MCF advised Nordian Capital Partners on the buy of Chrysal, a supplier of premium flower care and plant care products, from the owners R12 Kapital.
The advisory team was led by Andreas Stenbäck.
treorbis / Private investors
MCF advised treorbis on the search for an investor for future growth of the company. The expansion capital has been financed by a group of private investors.
Fastems Machine Tool Import and Service / MBO
MCF has advised Fastems Oy Ab on the sale of the import and service business of the machine tool and injection molding machine.
Ineko / Accent Equity Funds
Keystone MCF advised Intellecta on the sale of Ineko, a leading producer of graphic communication and information logistics, to Accent Equity Funds.
Malkit / Waschmaschinen- und Haushaltsgerätesparte
MCF advised Malkit Oy, owned by Vaaka Partners Oy, on the sale of its laundry machines and home appliances business to Hakonen Solutions Oy.
Modular Space Business / MB Funds
MCF advised Cramo Plc on a structured sales process resulting in the sale of its modular space production and customised modular space rental business to MB Funds.
TSS / SEB & LK
MCF advised the owners of TSS, a leading provider of temperature monitoring systems, on the sale to SEB and LK.
Are Industrial Services / Bilfinger Berger
After helping Are Oy in evaluating its strategic options for its industrial services business, Are Industrial Services, MCF advised Are Oy, on its sale to Bilfinger Berger Industrial Services GmbH.
Big Bag / Fagerberg & Dellby and Apelns.
MCF advised the owners of Big Bag, a fast-growing niche player on the Swedish waste management market, on the sale to Fagerberg & Dellby and Apelns.
Komet / Proffice
MCF advised the owners of Komet, a leading Swedish personnel outsourcing company, on the sale to Proffice.
Cramo / Theisen Baumaschinen
MCF advised Cramo Plc on the acquisition of Theisen Baumaschinen AG, a leading German rental services company owned by Arrex Beteiligungs-GmbH.
Nab Labs / Group of Investors
MCF advised Vaaka Partners Oy and Inveni Capital Oy on the sale of Nab Labs Holding Oy (“Nab Labs”) to a group of private investors. Nab Labs is a provider of analytics and testing services to industrial customers and the power generation and public sectors.
ITS / LK
MCF advised the owners of ITS, a general IT-consultant with focus on small companies, on the sale to LK.
Virtaco Personal Protection / Lindström
MCF advised Profita Group and its holding Virtaco Oy on the sale of Virtaco’s personal protection equipment business to Lindström Oy.
Dekra / Polartest
MCF advised DEKRA AG on the acquisition of Polartest Oy, an independent inspection company and notified body, from its owners, Fortum, TVO, Pöyry and management.
Mercantile Fastener Business / Bufab
MCF advised Mercantile Group Oy Ab on the sale of its industrial fasteners business to Bufab Group, a Swedish competitor owned by Nordic Capital.
Proline / LIFCO
MCF advised the owners and 3i in the sale of Proline, a supplier of an innovative approach, to LIFCO.
Mummert & Partner / Groupe Steria
MCF advised Mummert + Partner GmbH on the sale of Mummert Consulting AG, an IT consultancy company with a leading market position in Germany, to Groupe Steria SA.