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IESMAT: Arada Capital Partners first acquisition

We are excited to announce the first acquisition of Arada Capital Partners. Thanks to the incredible work done by Enrique Sales and his Search Fund team at Signatus Capital, we have been able to acquire an incredible company with a great growth potential: IESMAT.

From Arada Capital Partners, we are very proud to be partners of our new CEO Enrique and excited for this next phase of our journey together.

With more than 15 years in the sector, IESMAT supplies, installs and gives support in the world of scientific instrumentation. IESMAT distributes in Spain products with exclusivity from some of the main brands and producers within the scientific instrumentation sector.

Arada Capital Partners | Support, guide, mentor and invest in Search Funds

Arada Capital Partners invests through Search funds in solid and profitable companies with a history of growth, with the aim of implementing a strategic plan and looking for an exit after a few years.

We invest with the objective of getting involved and add value in everything that is necessary for the Search Funds. Our goal is to have a limited number of exceled Search Funds in our portfolio, allowing us to provide the maximum added value to each of them in a personalized way, and therefore acquire great businesses with even greater management.

We support, guide, mentor and invest in Search Funds

Bring maximum value to both our Search Funds and Investors

We want to add value to the Search Funds. We invest willing to help and support during all stages and for this we make available to the Search Funds in which we invest a wide variety of resources:

  • During the search of opportunities, Arada Capital Partners aims to help entrepreneurs in the search by providing the necessary tools, contacts and framework to maximize their potential.
  • Arada Capital Partners, with its M&A expertise, strongly helps Search Funds during both the acquisition and sell process. We help with the structuring of the bilateral or competitive process, preparing a valuation model, due diligence organization, VDR preparation, site visits organization, preparation of management presentations, preparation of legal documents, and in any other tasks that the Searchers might need help with.
  • Arada Capital Partners provides to the new management, through its multidisciplinary management and advisory team, support, guidance and mentoring to the Searchers and the company acquired.

We invest globally, with a special focus in Europe and the UK

Deal by Deal Analysis: potential investments will be analyzed objectively and in isolation, regardless of which sectors or countries are already active in the Arada Capital Partners portfolio.

The Search Funds in which we invest looks for and acquires solid and profitable companies with a solid growth trajectory. Jointly with the Search Funds, we aim of implement a strategic plan and expand the acquired companies to a next level.

  • The Search Funds seeks to give continuity to the fundamental pillars of the success of the acquired company, building on the founder’s legacy with the help and advice of its investors to materialize the next phase of growth.

In addition, Arada Capital Partners invests in sustainable companies that generate a positive impact on society (oriented towards ESG impact).

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