CONNECOR INVESTMENTSCompanyConnecor Investments (Connecor) is a business transfer agency with offices in Barcelona, Amsterdam,London, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore, and associated offices across 30 countries worldwide.Connecor acts as an intermediary between owners and future owners of small and medium-sizedbusinesses or business assets, and assists them during the process of the transfer of ownership.Worldwide networkConnecor’s global presence allows us to identify opportunities in a variety of markets with a strong focuson the emerging markets of Latin America and South East Asia. Through our six offices and associatedoffices across 30 countries, we employ around 650 professionals worldwide. In addition to businesstransfers, we also intermediate between sellers and buyers of tangible business assets, such asindustrial plants and large machinery, and intangible assets like trademarks.Business ownersConnecor helps business owners to define and implement their exit strategies. An exit strategy is acomprehensive road map that helps owners to successfully leave their privately held business. An exitstrategy asks and answers all the critical questions that business owners and their advisors mustconsider when the time has come to exit the company.Future Business OwnersConnecor assists future owners (buyers or new investors in the case of a business, family members ina succession) during the transfer period (entry strategy). We make the transfer of ownership as smoothas possible and allow current and future owners to focus on the business itself, by overseeing all thenecessary steps to realize the transfer.Business Transfers: From Current to New OwnersConnecor has the experience and expertise to assist both the current owners (sellers) and futureowners (successors, buyers) of privately held, small and medium-size businesses through thetransition (buying and selling) process.Our reports and analysis will give you the desired leverage in a sale or purchase and strengthen yourposition while negotiating a transaction.Together with financial and legal experts, we will develop a tailor made solution to ensure the transactionis facilitated in the most tax efficient manner. We will draw up the necessary contracts and protect allparties involved against unforeseen events, future claims and contingencies.
CONNECOR INVESTMENTSProcessOffering a “turn key solution” the process involves evaluating the business/business assets, estimatingits value, and preparing and offering it for sale, or presenting it directly to the future owners.Our specialist team:• Handles initial interviews with potential buyers or sellers• Facilitates the exchange of documentation• Conducts or assists in the negotiations with prospective buyers and sellers• Coordinates the due diligence investigation• Assist with the whole process of a transition, sale or purchase of a businessWe help clients to:• Determine the value and a MPSP (most probable selling price) for the business• Develop a comprehensive information memorandum on the company or the business asset• Achieve maximum exposure (marketing the business to prospective buyers)• Create a dedicated website or weblog• Conduct buyer searches• Screen buyers for ability to complete a purchase• Coordinate negotiations and deal structuring assistance• Provide draft agreements for the proposed transaction• Provide overall deal management to guide the client through the entire process• Maintain confidentiality during the processWe also support our clients by:• Making a contact person available to answer any questions about the process and potential business (asset) or buyer• Coordinate legal and fiscal support before, during and after a deal• Providing BPO (business process outsourcing) services• Implement estate planning structures• Holding an earnest payment in escrow from the buyer(s) until the closingOur Value PropositionWe bring together owners and future owners of companies and other business assets, with a specialfocus on small and medium-size businesses in Europe, Latin America, and Southeast Asia.We help the current business owners successfully plan and execute a transfer of, or exit from, theirbusiness or business assets by finding new owners (successors, MBI/MBO, buyers or investors).We help future owners by finding the appropriate company, business or assets for them.