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Current environmental trends in the food tech space

Current environmental trends are impacting M&A, VC & capital raising transactions in the food tech space. We are living in a dynamic, complex,...

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Update on the Business of Aviation – Fall 2021

Of all the industries affected by the COVID pandemic in the early day, aviation was hit the hardest. The COVID pandemic lockdown created a large disru...

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Energy Industry in Flux - Opportunities Everywhere

The need for more energy options is abundantly clear with each passing year.  Supporting global growth, as well as the need for affordable fuels ...

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Luxury Global Consumer Insight

PERSONAL & EXPERIENTIAL LUXURY REACHING PRE-CRISIS LEVEL IN 2022         Many sectors were deeply affected by the C...

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The Keys to Acquiring Family-Owned Businesses

Companies owned or controlled by families account for an estimated 95% of all businesses worldwide. In the United States alone, an estimated 35% of th...

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Secondary buyouts in the Specialty Chemical Sector: the case of Iberchem

A secondary buyout (SBO) refers to a transaction involving the sale of a portfolio company by a private equity firm (PE) to another private equity fir...

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Selling a Private Company

A decision to exit a privately held business is more nuanced than a corporate divestiture or another type of business combination. Even when the reaso...

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Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) practices in the Chemicals sector

Rajesh Varma (CDI Global India) Today I have with me Mr. CG Sethuram, a Chemical Engineer from REC and alumnus of the prestigious Indian Institut...

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Building Healthcare Tech Companies and Living Healthier Lives

Gary Epler, CDI Global Partner and Healthcare Industry Co-leader published an article in Yahoo Finance. Read it to learn about building...

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COVID-19's Impact on the Industrial Manufacturing Sector in Europe: Breeding Ground for Corporate Divestments?

Accelerated by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have started to evaluate their business models considering structural changes pres...

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The Right Chemistry for the Post-Covid World

A year and a half after the Covid-19 pandemic devastated the world economy, we have seen a strong recovery with the widespread availability of vaccina...

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Technology and Innovation: Driving the New M&A Wave in Functional Ingredients

The functional ingredients market has not only had excellent behavior during Covid-19 but also continues to attract great attention from industrial an...

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Environmental Improvements in Aviation

As air travel quickly increases post-COVID, there is an increasing awareness and concern about the amount of pollution created from commercial aircraf...

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Exponential Hypergrowth Healthcare Companies

We are living in the fourth industrial revolution, and it’s exhilarating! The first industrial revolution began during the late 1700s with the devel...

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It is Crucial to Understand the Impact of Working Capital and Other Adjustments in a Transaction

Most transactions are negotiated on a cash-free and debt-free basis. Simply applied, one could assume that the seller keeps all cash and repays all de...

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How is the Luxury M&A Market Evolving During the Pandemic?

At first glance, we can definitely ascertain that we are living a buyer’s time. Interestingly enough, there seems to be a significant disconnect bet...

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CDI Global Welcomes New Members in Poland

CDI Global Poland is excited to welcome Oskar Pawlowski and Rafal Pawlowski as new partners on the CDI Global team.Oskar Pawlowski is a lawye...

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CDI Global Italy Advises Axioma on Acquisition by Zucchetti

Chicago, IL USA, Milan, Italy (June 9, 2021) – CDI Group Italy is pleased to announce they have successfully guided Axioma in their acquisition by Z...

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The State of the Healthcare Sector M&A Market

After peaking in 2019, healthcare corporate M&A disclosed deal value dropped 37% to $338.6 billion. Deal volume also declined, albeit by a mo...

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Insights into M & A in the Energy Sector

With the transformation of the huge Energy Industry Sector from petroleum-based to alternative renewable sources, investment opportunities in these ne...

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CDI Global Brazil Advises DTM on Acquisition by Plusoft

CDI Global Brazil is pleased to announce they have successfully advised DTM (previously known as IBOPEdtm), one of the leading companies in techn...

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The Personal Care Ingredients Sector Remains Ripe for Consolidation

Long gone are the days when personal care was limited to a twice-daily encounter with a bar of carbolic soap. The modern bathroom seems to be overflow...

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CDI Global ANZ Advises Ixom on Acquisition of Australian Botanical Products

Chicago, IL USA, Melbourne, Australia (May 19, 2021) – CDI Global ANZ (Australia/New Zealand) is pleased to announce that they have successfully adv...

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CDI Global Italy Advises Wide Group Spa on Acquisition of Alliance Risk and Insurance Broker Spa

Chicago, IL USA, Milan, Italy (May 18, 2021) – CDI Global Italy is pleased to announce they have successfully completed a buy-side transaction on be...

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Corrugated Packaging: A Growing Sector During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has considerably disrupted the global economy and is expected to have an important long-term effect on the market. However, indu...

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10 Ways to Make Your Business More Valuable - Part 2

Are you preparing your company for a future sale? Don’t miss the second half of our 10 Ways to Make Your Business More Valuable as well as a checkli...

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10 Ways to Make Your Business More Valuable - Part 1

If you are considering selling your company, you are likely wondering how much your company may be worth and what makes a business attractive to poten...

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DLT and the Role of Crypto Currencies

After the successful IPO of Coinbase on 14th April 2021 valuing the company around USD 85 billion, digital assets found their inroads into the mainstr...

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The Impact of the Coronavirus on the M & A Market

The Coronavirus caused a strong shift to intracontinental and local transactions in the M&A market. A trend that will continue in 2021.What im...

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The 3 Step Process for a Successful Business Transaction

If you’re thinking of selling your company, you should know what to expect before you begin. The process of selling a company isn’t that complic...

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To Sell in 2021 You Must Take Share to Regain Value!

The problem facing many businesses and their owners is how to regain or accelerate revenues and earnings in 2021 after a COVID-19 affected 2020. ...

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4 Signs of Unprecedented Times in the Semiconductor Industry

The unprecedented times we are living in have not skipped over the semiconductor and advanced technology manufacturing industries. This amazing conflu...

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CDI Global Australia Advises Sale of Kaymar to Auto Pacific Group

Chicago, IL USA, Melbourne, Australia (March 15, 2021) – CDI Global ANZ (Australia/New Zealand) is pleased to announce that they have successfully c...

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Tips for Preparing to Sell a Company

Generating the highest price for your company requires a systematic approach to the selling process. Through careful preparation, and owner can ensure...

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When to Sell a Business and Why

Deciding when the time is right to sell a business is one of those questions that many private owners as well as public companies struggle with. In so...

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M&A Market Trends in Spain and Portugal

In this CDI Member Spotlight, CEO Jeff Schmidt sat down with Carmelo de las Morenas, senior partner of CDI Global Iberia, to discuss the current ...

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M&A Insights: Healthcare Industry Trends

The 2021 trend in healthcare M&A is bullish at CDI Global. The Covid crisis has caused an excellent opportunity for both healthcare business ...

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M&A Insights: Special Situations

CDI Global CEO Jeff Schmidt sat down for a conversation with Christian Saxenhammer, managing director of CDI Global Berlin and expert in M&A speci...

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M&A Meets Technology with CDI Global’s Agora Platform

The Agora platform is CDI Global’s innovative approach to facilitate pitches to clients while being able to include interested parties from around t...

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Webinar: Opportunities and Investment Trends in Healthcare – 2021

While economic uncertainty is still high, certain areas in healthcare continue to show promising growth. With 2021 fast approaching, investors are exp...

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Divestitures: Overlooked Aspect of Active Portfolio Management

Annual strategic planning is a fundamental management process for public and private companies. The refreshed plan documents describe corporate aspira...

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Commercial Aviation in Transition

Many industries have undergone material changes due to the severity, length, and impact of the pandemic. The effect on travel and commercial aviation ...

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CDI Global Italy Advises Strategic Purchase

Synergo Capital, on behalf of Sinergia II fund, has sold 24.5% of Raccortubi's capital to Commerciale Tubi Acciaio, a company active in the distributi...

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CDI Global Ranked Top 20 Firm in Lower Middle Market

Axial ranked CDI Global number 13 on their Q2 2020 Lower Middle Market League Tables. In ranking the top 20 lower middle market investment banks, Axia...

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C&C Article: CDI Global Iberia SME Perspectives

CDI Global Iberia was featured in the October 2020 edition of Capital & Corporate magazine, discussing the need SMEs (small and mid-size enterpris...

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Defense Industry Trends – November 2020

At CDI Global, we are seeing three core drivers of the growth of the defense business in the coming years: Worldwide defense spending continues...

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CDI Member Spotlight: Mexico Trends and Opportunities

We sat down virtually with Demian Esser of Pedralbes Partners, our newest member firm located in Mexico City, Mexico. Pedralbes was established in 201...

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CDI Global Welcomes Our New Member Firm in Mexico

We are pleased to announce that Pedralbes Partners advisory practice has joined our integrated network of advisory firms. Pedralbes is an independent ...

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CDI Global AGM 2020 In Review

CDI Global has continued to expand with a diverse set of new partners. Recently, we brought in an outstanding partner firm from Mexico. Last year, we ...

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CDI Global Italy Advises Transportation Tech Sale

CDI Global Italy, in partnership with JD Merit, an American affiliate of CDI Global, have successfully advised Electronic Transaction Consultants Corp...

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CDI Global’s Historic First Virtual AGM

This September, CDI Global hosted its first-ever virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM). The move to a digital platform was necessitated by the 2020 glo...

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CDI Member Spotlight: Fashion Industry Outlook

CDI Global welcomes two new partners to our Fashion and Leisure practice group: Paolo Torello-Viera and Carmine Pappagallo. Both have long and success...

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M&A Outlook: A Financial Perspective

Jeff Schmidt, Executive Managing Director and CEO of CDI Global, sat down virtually with Richard Christopher Whalen to discuss current economy and fut...

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2020 M&A Spotlight

As the global pandemic drags on, 2020 deal volume is still significantly reduced compared to predictions made last year, although the initial pause pu...

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CDI Global Welcomes Our New Member Firm in India

We are pleased to announce that RVCO Consultants LLP (RVCO) has joined our integrated network of advisory firms. CDI Global is among the leaders in cr...

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Agora: CDI Global’s New Virtual Platform

CDI Global is proud to introduce Agora, our new virtual deal exchange platform. Agora allows our clients to have a direct discussion with CDI Global p...

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CDI Global’s 2020 Annual Meeting Rescheduled

CDI Global has rescheduled the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of its partners for the first time in our company’s history. Originally our 2020 AGM had...

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Coronavirus: desperate overseas firms turn to China as lockdowns hit home

As infections spread in the US and across Europe, lockdowns are halting business operations Senior managers are also unable to return to China, l...

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Overseas Acquisitions: A Unique Opportunity for Chinese Chemical Companies to Gain Competitive Advantage

Dr. Kai Pflug, Management Consulting – Chemicals (kai.pflug@mc-chemicals.com);Daniel Philip Senger, CDI Global (daniel.philip.senger@cdiglobal.com...

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CDI Global advises parallel acquisition to create new Spain personal and home care products leader

Quimi Romar (Realza Capital) and Envasado Xiomara are acquired by GPF CapitalChicago, USA & Madrid, Spain (September 11, 2019)– CDI Global S...

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Should I Sell My Business Now or Hold Off for a Few Years?

Many business owners struggle with the right time to sell their business – should they sell or hold on a bit longer? Their trepidation is rooted in ...

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How Do I Accurately Measure the Value of My Business?

You have spent a lifetime building your business, you know every intimate detail about your company and its industry, but now it might be time to thin...

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CDI Global Advises DeliTruff in Sweet Belgian Chocolate Deal

Assets of DeliTruff NV successfully sold to Breathe Investments BVChicago, Illinois & Antwerp, Belgium, (October 15, 2019) —CDI Global, an I...

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CDI Global raises capital for Australian Pharmacy Software Giant

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CDI Global Welcomes Saxenhammer & Co. as a New Member Firm in Germany

CDI Global, an international firm specializing in merger, acquisitions and divestitures, announces Saxenhammer & Co. has joined its integrated net...

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The Crucial Steps to Raising Private Capital for Your Business

There are a number of factors a business owner needs to be aware of when starting the process of raising private capital. In addition to navigating th...

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CDI Global welcomes RGS Partners as its new M&A partner for Brazil

Brazil has a large population with increasing consumption power. Brazilian companies are frequently targeted by foreign multinationals looking at emer...

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CDI Global welcomes Hogenhouck as its new M&A partner for The Netherlands

CDI Global welcomes Hogenhouck as its new M&A partner for The Netherlands Dutch companies typically have a global reach in their activiti...

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CDI Global is Pleased to Announce New 2019 Partnerships

Three New Partners Further Expand CDI Global’s International NetworkChicago, Illinois – CDI Global, an international mergers and acquisitions ...

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CDI Global Guides Successful Industrial Industry Divestment

STR enlisted CDI Global to negotiate sale to GQSMelbourne, Australia (May 20, 2019) – CDI Global, an international M&A advisory firm, is ple...

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CDI Global Advises Groupe Anjac in Key Acquisition

Groupe ANJAC Acquires Laboratoris FeltorMadrid, Spain (April 23, 2019) – CDI Global Spain (Emmergia CDI Global) has advised the French group Gro...

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CDI Global advises sale of Norwegian tech company SafeSend

j2 Global, Inc. acquires e-mail security software company SafeSendChicago, Stockholm, Sweden – CDI Global Sweden is pleased to have advised Safe...

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CDI Global Played Key Role in Acquisition of Product Care Manufacturer

ACON Investments and Torreal Acquire Germaine De CapucciniMadrid, Spain (April 23, 2019) – CDI Global Spain (Emmergia CDI Global) has advised th...

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CDI Global Sweden Negotiates Key e-Commerce Acquisition

Seafire acquires e-commerce company Nordbutiker i Sverige ABStockholm, Sweden – CDI Global Sweden has successfully advised the negotiations and ...

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Chemicals M&A in 2017: What to look for

Mega-deals 2016 ended on a high note. The early Christmas present delivered by Praxis on December 20th provided a welcome end-o...

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Divesting chemicals businesses in a seller’s market

Timing, as they say, is everything. You’re reaching retirement age and have decided to sell y...

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M&A auctions. What’s not to like?

Broad auctions So, broad auctions. If you’re a buyer, what’s not to like? The selling company does all the heavy lifting in...

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Acquiring chemical companies in a seller’s market

Every cloud… Modest organic growth, an abundance of liquidity and a relative scarcity of suitabl...

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October 7, 2021

Update on the Business of Aviation – Fall 2021

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