Transport & Logistics 2021

IMAP closes 193 M&A deals worth over $7.0 billion

IMAP closed 193 M&A transactions valued at over $7.0 billion in 2020, down from the 7 year high of 235 deals closed in 2019.


IMAP welcomes three new members to the Board

IMAP is pleased to announce the appointment of 3 new members to the IMAP Board: François Wohrer from IMAP France and Belgium, Olivia M. Ferris from IMAP USA, and Gabor Szendroi from IMAP Hungary.


IMAP’s first Virtual Conference – Uniting members across the globe in times of adversity

Lasting 4 days and bringing together more IMAP members across the globe than ever before, the conference theme encompassed the 4 C’s: Commitment, Collaboration, Connection and Culture, all fundamental in the IMAP partnership’s continued success.


IMAP Deal Summary Q1-Q3 2020

IMAP closed 117 M&A deals worth over $4.5 billion during Q1-Q3 2020, 31% of which were cross-border. Deals were closed across 15 different sectors, with Technology and Industrials being the most active.


IMAP Dealbook 2019-2020 - now available

This annual IMAP publication showcases IMAP's collective transaction track record across a breadth of sectors and geographies. This year's Dealbook includes deals from July 2019 to July 2020.

Automotive 2020

IMAP SEE advises Bartog, leading Slovenian car parts distributor, on sale to Croatian auto parts retailer, Tokic

Bartog has been operating for over 25 years and is the leading distributor of tires, car parts and lubricants in the Slovenian aftermarket


Bearing Down on Costs Through Cross-Border Acquisition

Teams from IMAP India and IMAP Czech Republic recently collaborated to advise NEI Limited, a leading tier-1 automotive and industrial bearings supplier in India, on their acquisition of Slovakia-based bearings manufacturer, Kinex Bearings.


Finding the Right Successor

IMAP Germany recently advised the shareholders of Reisenthel Accesoires (“Reisenthel”), on the sale of a majority stake in the company to Swiss-German financial investor, INVISION.

Transport & Logistics 2020

IMAP closed 73 M&A deals worth more than $2.6bn in H1 2020

39% of the deals were cross-border. Deals were closed across 13 different sectors, with Technology and Business Services the most represented.

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2020

The Gold Standard in International Transactions

Stephen Altmann from IMAP Canada discusses co-advising Argentinian gold mining company, Minera Don Nicolas, on its sale to Cerrado Gold, with IMAP Argentina, and how by combining knowledge and expertise, they were able to successfully close the deal and demonstrate the true strength of the IMAP global team.


Unpacking the Elements of a Well-Structured Company

Gábor Szendrői, from IMAP Hungary, outlines why owners of well-structured companies are not only better positioned to maximize the value of their company as an asset but will also have more options when deciding their future.

Technology 2020

Crawl, Walk, Run: Transforming Legacy Systems to Build Enterprise Value

Mark Fasold, Strategic Advisor to Falls River Group (FRG) – IMAP’s team in Naples (FL), talks about business transformation, detailing the proven approaches and principles that increase the likelihood of not only a successful outcome, but also a higher enterprise value.


"One Step at a Time". A message from IMAP Chairman Jurgis V. Oniunas

Read the Chairman's Letter introduction to the Coronavirus special edition of IMAP's publication, Creating Value.

Healthcare 2020

IMAP India reports on pharmaceutical progress on treatment for Covid-19

IMAP India’s team summarises pharmaceutical progress on treatment s for Covid-19 and reports on highlights from a recent virtual conference on this subject in Israel.

Transport & Logistics 2020

IMAP closed 49 M&A deals worth more than $1.4bn in Q1 2020

IMAP closed 49 M&A deals worth more than $1.4bn in Q1 2020. 43% of the deals were cross-border.


The IMAP Awards - in recognition of outstanding transactions by IMAP partners around the world in 2019

Last weekend, IMAP colleagues from all over the world were due to congregate in Denver, Colorado, for a conference planned for many months, where deals, learning, and friendships would be developed and shaped.


"We are all in this together". A message from IMAP Chairman Jurgis V. Oniunas

One thing that this crisis is showing us is that no matter the geography, no matter the level of economic activity or wealth, all of us are inter-connected, facing the same problems and concerns.

Transport & Logistics 2020

IMAP closes 234 M&A deals in 2019 worth over $13 billion

In 2019, IMAP closed 234 M&A deals valued at over $13 billion. The result was higher than the previous year (208) and indeed, marked IMAP’s strongest performance since 2012. Average disclosed IMAP deal value stood at $66.9 million.

Transport & Logistics 2019

Just why are M&A deals targeting African companies getting larger asks new IMAP publication

Now in its 7th edition, this issue of IMAP’s flagship publication Creating Value, takes an in depth look at Africa, where IMAP recently held its bi-annual international conference for the first time since the company’s inception in 1973.


2019 IMAP Fall Conference in Marrakesh

In the opening address IMAP Chairman Jurgis Oniunas set out that IMAP’s work is primarily focused on 2 things, collaboration and information. These are the tools we need in order to thrive in an increasingly complicated environment.

Transport & Logistics 2019

IMAP closed 140 M&A deals worth more than $5.2bn in the first three quarters of 2019

IMAP closed 140 M&A deals worth more than $5.2bn in the first three quarters of 2019. Consistent with IMAP’s track record, 29% of the deals were cross-border.


IMAP Analysts & Associates meet in Budapest

More than 50 Analysts & Associates coming from 20 countries and 3 continents met on September 20th in Budapest, Hungary.

Transport & Logistics 2019

IMAP Dealbook 2018-2019 now available

IMAP is pleased to announce the release of the IMAP Dealbook 2018-2019. This annual IMAP publication showcases IMAP's collective transaction track record across a breadth of sectors and geographies.


IMAP swimmers make waves in Amsterdam for ALS charity

A hardy team of IMAP swimmers completed the 2,000 meter course in aid of the The Amsterdam City Swim Foundation to raise funds for research for ALS and to support our IMAP Netherlands colleague Peer Joosten.


Global IMAP team unite for ALS charity swim in Amsterdam

In support of our Dutch colleague Peer Joosten and all other ALS patients, IMAP has formed a 4 strong team of swimmers prepared to brave the 2 km (1.24 mile) swim in the Amsterdam canals on Sunday September 8th.

Transport & Logistics 2019

IMAP closed 102 M&A deals worth over $3.5bn in H1 2019

Consistent with IMAP’s track record, 27% of the deals were cross-border.

Technology 2019

IMAP publication addresses digital prosperity and challenges posed by the data economy

In the latest edition of its flagship Creating Value publication, IMAP takes a deep dive into themes related to disruption and innovation and explores how new technologies are transforming our businesses and our lives.


IMAP closed 46 deals worth over $1.7bn in Q1 2019

29% of the deals were crossborder. Deals were closed across 13 different sectors


2019 IMAP Spring Conference in Munich

Guest speakers were Mr. V. C. Sehgal, Chairman of Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMG), Krisztián Orbán, founder and managing partner of PE firm Oriens and David Kean.


Launch of the IMAP China Desk

IMAP’s Spring Conference in Munich held on March 22-23 saw the formal launch of IMAP China.


IMAP releases coveted IMAP Trends in Global M&A 2018 & 2019 Survey

The report is based on the results of a survey undertaken at the end of 2018, whereby IMAP partners across the world were asked for their views on the M&A markets in 2018, as well as their expectations for 2019.


IMAP SEE: 15th Anniversary Speech

Read the speech given by Jurgis Oniunas, the Founding Partner of IMAP SEE and Chairman of IMAP, at the 15th anniversary and re-branding party of IMAP's partner company Ascendant Capital Advisors (now IMAP Southeast Europe) in Zagreb, Croatia on the 6th December 2018.


Appointment of Jacob Voorhees as Vice Chairman of the IMAP Board

Jacob Voorhees, Head of Global M&A at IMAP’s US partner firm Capstone Headwaters, has been elected Vice Chairman of Barcelona-based international merger and acquisition partnership, IMAP Inc.

Transport & Logistics 2019

IMAP strengthens its hold in mid-market closing 208 deals in 2018 worth over $10bn

IMAP released its 2018 results today, announcing an increase in deals closed over the previous year, having closed 208 deals in 2018 worth over $10bn. Average disclosed deal value came in at $62.2 million, as IMAP continues to strengthen its mid-market credentials.


Business Expectations for 2019

Croatian exporters will also be affected by the slowdown of the European economic growth. Jurgis Oniunas, the Founding Partner of IMAP SEE and Chairman of IMAP, states his business expectations for 2019.


Case study – Can Old Companies Adjust to the New Economy?

Josipa Hren, Junior Partner at IMAP SEE explains how the companies of the so-called old industry can adjust to new demands and become companies of the new economy.


Understanding Leadership in the 21st Century

Leaders do not yet understand the societal disruption caused by technological change.


Interview – Jurgis Oniunas

In a conversation with Tin Bašić, Jurgis Oniunas, the Executive Partner of IMAP SEE, shares his perspective on the domestic market.


IMAP welcomes a new partner firm in Portugal - Invest Corporate Finance

Invest Corporate Finance in Portugal joins IMAP as the exclusive corporate finance partner for M&A activities in Portugal.


Degroof Petercam joins IMAP as exclusive partner for Belgium and France

Degroof Petercam Investment Banking (DPIB) and IMAP have entered into a strategic partnership. Under the terms of the agreement, DPIB will act as IMAP’s exclusive corporate finance partner for M&A activities in Belgium and France as from January 2019. In Spain, DPIB will closely collaborate with IMAP Spain, Albia Capital Partners.


Mid-market companies have the edge in innovative disruption says new IMAP publication

IMAP dedicates the latest edition of its flagship Creating Value publication launched today, to a subject that should have every CEO’s focus; disruptive innovation.


Ascendant Capital Advisors is now IMAP Southeast Europe

After 15 years, the Southeast Europe Region’s leading independent M&A advisor has a new face.


2018 IMAP Fall Conference in Miami

Over 90 delegates from IMAP member firms representing 32 countries congregated in Miami on October 25th - 27th for IMAP’s 2018 Fall conference.  The conference was hosted by Falls River Group, IMAP’s partner firm in Florida, and was set around the theme of ‘Disruptive Innovation’.


IMAP Deal Summary Q1-Q3 2018


IMAP's Analysts & Associates meeting held in Zagreb


IMAP closed 97 M&A deals worth more than USD 4.2bn in January-June 2018


2018 IMAP Spring Conference in Warsaw

The 2018 IMAP Spring Conference was held from 12th until 14th of April in Warsaw in Poland. The event was hosted by Trigon, IMAP's partner firm in Poland.


IMAP closed 41 M&A deals in Q1 2018 worth more than USD 1.0 bn


IMAP closed 191 M&A deals in 2017 worth over USD 12.0 bn

Automotive 2017

IMAP Southeast Europe Advises SiM Impex on sale to Rhiag S.p.A., a European member of LKQ Corporation

Business Services 2017

IMAP Southeast Europe (Ascendant Capital Advisors) advises Autotrans Group on sale to Arriva