Transport & Logistics 2021

"Positioning for the Next Wave in M&A." A message from IMAP Chairman Jurgis V. Oniunas

Welcome to the 11th edition of IMAP's flagship publication, Creating Value, as always, full of up-to-date case studies, commentary, and trending topics relevant to M&A markets, all contributed by our IMAP partners around the globe. This issue’s theme is “The Next Wave in M&A”. And what a wave it is!

Transport & Logistics 2021

IMAP closed 112 deals worth more than $14.7bn in H1 2021

IMAP closed 112 deals worth more than $14.7 billion during the first half of 2021. The strong rebound in market activity that began in Q4 of 2020 carried over well into Q1 of this year.


IMAP’s Spring Virtual Conference Unites M&A Dealmakers Across the Globe

Last week IMAP colleagues from around the world once again joined forces, albeit virtually, to attend IMAP’s Spring 2021 Conference. Spread over 4 days and originally due to take place in Paris, the virtual conference’s focus was the very timely and relevant question of “how to adapt and grow your business in times of COVID”.

Industrials 2021

IMAP Czechia advises PROMENS ZLIN on its third transaction and acquisition from BERRY Global

Over the last 24 years, IMAP Czechia has advised PROMENS ZLIN on three transactions, reflecting its outstanding client relationship and consistency in deal execution

Transport & Logistics 2021

IMAP closes 54 M&A deals worth more than $3.6bn in Q1 2021

This figure is higher than the average posted during Q1-Q3 2020, suggesting that the rebound in market activity observed in Q4 2020, in which IMAP closed a record 83 deals, has carried over.

Building Products & Services 2021

IMAP advises modular construction manufacturer Moravia Containers on purchase of Contimade

Moravia Containers Group now consists of three highly established and reputable Czech manufacturers of modular buildings.


IMAP closes 218 M&A deals worth over $12.5 billion. Q4 2020 marked IMAP’s strongest quarter ever.

IMAP closes 218 M&A deals worth over $12.5 billion. Q4 2020 marked IMAP’s strongest quarter ever.


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.


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.

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.


"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.

Industrials 2020

Cross-border IMAP teams advise India based NEI Limited on the acquisition of Slovakia based Kinex Bearings

NEI Limited, based in Jaipur, India, has acquired the Slovakia based bearings manufacturer, Kinex Bearings.

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.

Building Products & Services 2019

IMAP Czech Republic advises modular container manufacturer PEGAS Container on sale to competitor IMECON Containers

Established in 2001, PEGAS Container manufactures steel frame based modular containers, as well as larger modular buildings built from such containers, which represent light, alternative solutions to traditional buildings.

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.

Industrials 2019

IMAP Finland advises DevCo Partners on purchase of the leading Czech industrial valve manufacturer Armatury Group

The IMAP Finland team acted as financial advisor to DevCo and Vexve, with cross-border support in the introductory phase from members of the IMAP Czech Republic team.


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.

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.

Food & Beverage 2019

IMAP advises premium on-trade spirits business Bartida on sale to Stock Spirits

Stock Spirits is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LON:STCK).

Consumer & Retail 2019

IMAP REDBAENK advised Cyril & Metodej, s.r.o. on its sale to STROH und Soehne s.r.o.

IMAP REDBAENK advised Cyril & Metodej, s.r.o., a Brno-based company operating the web portal, which is the largest e-shop specializing in goods and accessories for people with allergies, on the sale to STROH und Soehne s.r.o.


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

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


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.

Technology 2019

IMAP advised Wendell electronics, a.s. on cross-border sale to BB Electronics A-S

Denmark based electronics manufacturing company BB Electronics acquired 100% of the shares of Wendell electronics

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.


Merry Christmas and Happy and Successful New Year 2019!


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.


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’.

Energy & Utilities 2018

IMAP Netherlands attends OEEC and launches IMAP’s 2018 Oil & Gas Sector Report


IMAP Deal Summary Q1-Q3 2018


IMAP's Analysts & Associates meeting held in Zagreb


IMAP H1 2018 Deal Summary

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

Consumer & Retail 2018

ASTRATEX and three more deals successfully finalized during first five months of 2018

During the first five months of 2018 IMAP REDBAENK successfully finalized 4 deals.


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 REDBANK is the best M&A advisor in Czech Republic for year 2017!


2017: a successful year for IMAP

- 191 completed transactions worldwide (11 in Czech republic) - Transaction value increases significantly to USD 12 billion - 36% cross border deals - Established among the Top 10 M&A advisors worldwide


Announcement about the transfer of Brno office

We are pleased to inform you, that from October 1, 2017 Brno branch of company IMAP REDBAENK moved to new location to office center ROZMARÝN: