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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.

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We support our clients' visions and find solutions that exceed their expectations. We challenge traditional ways and processes to find the best path forward.

2019

TeamVet Beteiligungs GmbH

MCF advised TeamVet, a leading German operator of veterinary clinics, on its debt and equity capital raise to pursue further growth via acquisitions.

2019

KFP / BKW Engineering

MCF advised the shareholders of KFP Ingenieure and KFP Ingenieure Brandschutz, together a leading integrated engineering services firm in Northern Germany in the sale to BKW Engineering, a business unit of BKW AG [SWX:BKW], an international energy and construction firm headquartered in Bern.

2018

Ragn-Sells' Latvian operations / Local Managing Director

MCF advised the shareholders of Ragn-Sells on the divestiture of its Latvian operations to the local Managing Director. The sale of the Latvian business contributes to Ragn-Sells new corporate strategy to focus on the conversion to a circular economy.

2018

Ragn-Sells’ Polish operations / Remondis

MCF advised the shareholders of Ragn-Sells on the divestiture of its Polish operations to Remondis. 

2018

StayAt / Forenom

MCF advised the owners of StayAt in the sale to Forenom, a Capman portfolio company. StayAt is a market-leading provider of long stay hotel-and serviced apartments in Stockholm, Malmö and Lund.

2018

CruiseVision / BWK

MCF advised the founders of CruiseVision in a capital increase and partial sale to BWK, a long-term oriented institutional investor. CruiseVision is a full-service agency for high-quality travel photography and films aboard international cruise ships.

2017

Auris Kaasunjakelu / Gasum

MCF advised Auris Kaasunjakelu and its owner, SL Capital Partners, on the acquisition of Heating Services and Gas Retail Sales businesses from Gasum. The Heating Services business provides natural gas based heating services to property heating and industrial customers, and the Gas Retail Sales business comprise sales of natural gas to close to 30,000 customers in Finland.

2017

Koskisen / Lahti Energia

MCF advised Koskisen on the sale of two biomass energy plants to Lahti Energia, a Finnish energy company.

2016

Evotec AG / Cyprotex Plc

MCF advised Evotec AG on the public takeover of the AIM-listed Cyprotex Plc, the world’s largest contract research organisation specialising in pre-clinical ADME-Tox for pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetic and governmental organisations. Cyprotex Plc has operations in Macclesfield, UK and Michigan/Massachusetts, US. The public takeover was effected via a scheme of arrangement under the UK Takeover Code.

2016

Reactive Technologies / Octopus

MCF advised Reactive Technologies Ltd, a demand side management technology company on the raising of equity finance from Octopus Energy Group Holdings.

2015

HMO AG fundraising

MCF advised Health Management Online AG on the raising of equity finance. HMO is Germany’s leading provider of medical second opinions, offering patients access to independent and interdisciplinary tumor boards.

2014

Accent Equity Funds / Textilia

MCF advised Accent Equity Funds on the buy of Textilia, a leading supplier of textile services to the healthcare sector, from the owners Litorina Kapital.

2014

Pfalzwerke / Projekt GmbH

MCF advised Pfalzwerke Projektbeteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, a 100% subsidiary of PFALZWERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT, in the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Projekt Projektierungsgesellschaft für regenerative Energiesysteme mbH (“Projekt GmbH”) from Oldenburg. Projekt GmbH has a 20 year track record in successfully planning, implementing and financing onshore wind projects, as well as taking responsibility for operation and maintenance.

2014

von Oertzen GmbH / Lampe Privatinvest.

MCF advised ARCUS Capital AG on the sale of von Oertzen GmbH, a specialist for high pressure cleaners and cleaning systems, to Lampe Privatinvest.

2014

Reactive Technologies / RES Group

MCF advised Reactive Technologies, a demand side management technology company, on the raising of equity finance from the RES Group.

2014

CorpNordic / Intertrust

Keystone MCF advised the owners of CorpNordic, a provider of all services in connection with legal management and administration, on the sale to Intertrust.

2013

Volati / Team Olmed

MCF advised Volati on the sale of Team Olmed, Sweden’s leading orthopedic service provider, to ÖSSUR.

2013

UPM Wind Power / Element Power

MCF performed a strategic review for UPM-Kymmene Corporation followed by a formal process to search for a wind development partner. This concluded in the formation of a JV with Element Power for the development of Finnish wind power projects on sites leased from UPM.

2013

Gehrlicher Solar America Corp. / M&W Americas

MCF advised on the sale of Gehrlicher Solar America Corporation, the solar project developer, EPC contractor and service provider, to M+W Americas Inc, part of the M+W Group.

2013

Partner Pharma / Penta Investments

MCF advised PHOENIX Pharmahandel GmbH & Co KG on the sale of its Polish pharmacy chain, Partner Pharma Sp.z.o.o, to Penta Investments Ltd from the Czech Republic.

2013

Ateljé Margaretha / Litorina Kapital

Keystone MCF advised MBO vehicle on the buy of Ateljé Margaretha, a leading Nordic mail ordering company, from Litorina Kapital.

2012

goldgas / BluO

MCF advised the owners of goldgas GmbH and goldgas SL GmbH, the independent German gas supplier, on a structured sales process resulting in the sale to BLUO SICAV-SIF.

2011

E.R.N. / Aurubis

MCF advised Vattenfall Europe AG on the sale of its 30% stake in E.R.N. Elektro-Recycling NORD GmbH, a Hamburg based electronic scrap recycling business, to Aurubis AG.

2011

EPURON Biogas / RES Projects

MCF advised EPURON GmbH on the sale of its biogas project development unit, EPURON Bioenergie, to RES Projects GmbH, a Munich based peer.

2011

ZVS / DSGF

MCF provided financial advise to HASPA Finanzholding on the sale of ZVS Zahlungsverkehrs- und Transaktionsgesellschaft mbH, a payments processing service provider in Northern Germany, to DSGF Deutsche Servicegesellschaft für Finanzdienstleister mbH.

2011

Pro Pharma / Penta

MCF advised PHOENIX Pharmahandel GmbH & Co KG on the sale of its Slovakian pharmacy chain, Pro Pharmacy a.s. to Penta Investments Ltd from the Czech Republic.

2011

Sunstroom / Foresight

MCF advised the owners of Sunstroom Energy Ltd on the sale of a 5 MW turnkey solar PV park in West England to Foresight Group.

The advisory team was led by Richard Maynard.

2010

Thermotex / RheinEnergie

MCF advised Shell Deutschland GmbH on the sale of Thermotex Gesellschaft für Fernwärme mbH, a full range energy contracting services provider, including planning, financing, operation and maintenance of heat and power stations, to RheinEnergie AG.

2010

Ferratum / Debt Capital Fundraising

MCF advised Ferratum Group on a successful debt capital fundraising.

2010

Norlandia Care / Frösunda

MCF advised FSN Capital on the sale of Norlandia Care, a quality leading personal assistance company, to Frösunda.

2010

Gammadata / Innovations Kapital

Keystone MCF advised the owners and CapMan on the sale of Gammadata, a provider of research, development and application of applied nuclear, atomic and surface physics, to Innovations Kapital.

2010

Swedish Space Corporation / Aurora

Keystone MCF advised Swedish Space Corporation on the buy of Aurora, a dutch space science and engineering services company, from the owners.

2009

Euroclinicum / PPF Healthcare

MCF advised UTA Pharma Beteiligung GmbH, one of Europe’s leading pharmaceutical wholesalers, on the sale of EUROCLINICUM a.s., a hospital and polyclinic chain in the Czech Republic, to PPF Healthcare a.s., a member of the PPF Group.

2009

Evotec / Research Support International

MCF advised Evotec AG, a leader in the discovery of small molecule drugs, on its acquisition of Research Support International Private Limited, a provider of drug discovery and development services.

2008

Nackademin / Spinn Investment

Keystone MCF advised the owners in the sale of Nackademin, a provider of job specific education, to Spinn Investment.

2007

Enercity / EKT

MCF advised Stadtwerke Hannover AG, Hannover’s local energy supplier, on its acquisition of EKT GmbH from RWE AG.

2007

Evotec Chemicals & Pharmaceutical Development / Aptuit

MCF advised Evotec AG, a leader in the discovery of small molecule drugs, on the sale of its chemical and pharmaceutical development business to Aptuit Inc.

2007

Urbana Energietechnik / NEK

MCF advised Urbana Energietechnik AG & Co. KG on its acquisition of NEK B+ S KG.

2007

Quesada / EFG Bank

MCF advised Quesada, a Swedish private banking company with approx. 300 clients, in the sale to EFG Bank.

2007

Svensk Pantbelåning / Preato

MCF advised Rutland Partners, Cash America and Barclays on the sale of Sweden’s largest pawnbroker, Svensk Pantbelåning Holdings AB, to Preato Capital Ltd, the owner of Finland’s largest pawnbroker, Helsingin Pantti Oy.

2006

Enercity / Danpower

MCF advised Stadtwerke Hannover AG, Hannover’s local energy supplier, on its acquisition of 74.9% of Danpower GmbH from Globos Energy AG.

2006

Evotec Technologies / Perkin Elmer

MCF advised Evotec AG, a leader in the discovery of small molecule drugs, on the sale of Evotec Technologies GmbH, a worldwide leading provider of high-end cell handling, detection and screening devices and systems used for automated cell biology, to PerkinElmer Inc.

2006

Aura Group / FSN Capital Partners

MCF advised Bridgepoint Capital on the sale of Aura Group AB, a developer, manufacturer and seller of long life fluorescent lamps for industrial and commercial use, to FSN Capital Partners AS.

2005

Evotec / ENS Holdings

MCF advised Evotec AG, a leader in the discovery of small molecule drugs, on the acquisition of the remaining 78% of ENS Holdings, Inc., which discovers and develops therapeutics for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and other Central Nervous System disorders with high unmet medical needs. The acquisition was financed by way of a PIPE transaction.

2004

Stadtwerke Kiel / MVV Energie

MCF advised Landeshauptstadt Kiel during the sale of 51% of Stadtwerke Kiel AG, which provides electricity, gas, water and heating to the residents of the German city Kiel and its surrounding counties. Landeshauptstadt Kiel had previously privatised Stadtwerke Kiel AG and sold the 51% stake to TXU Europe Group plc which subsequently went into insolvency and its stake was sold by the insolvency administrator to MVV Energie AG.