Sale of Innovative Solutions in Media (ISM) to Valantic

Sector(s)
TMT
Deal type
Sell your business
Date
August 2021
Countries involved
Benelux / Germany

Client

Spectra Vision, shareholder of ISM, a company that works for (online) retailers, brands and wholesalers with national and international e-Commerce ambitions.

Deal

Capitalmind has advised the shareholders of ISM on the sale of 100% of its shares to Valantic.

Parties

Lead team

  • Ron Belt

    Ron Belt

    Managing Partner Benelux

About the deal

ISM, a well-known full-service agency for digital commerce strategy, online marketing and web shop design in the Netherlands is acquired by Valantic.

Valantic is the number 1 in digital transformation and one of the leading companies in digital solutions, consultancy and software in Germany. They combine technological expertise with industry knowledge and the human touch. Their services cover the areas of customer experience (CX), supply chain excellence, SAP services, digital strategy and financial services analysis and automation.

“We have been looking for a partner who would allow us to preserve our DNA while simultaneously sharing our vision of serving as a single source provider for our customers in order to maximize their digital commerce success. We wanted a partner who could complement our expertise and help us achieve the ultimate goal of further expanding our customer base and services portfolio. With Valantic we are delighted to have found this perfect partner” – Niek Bosua – CEO of ISM.

“With ISM, we’ve acquired a new partner that expands our business to the Netherlands for the first time and that further strengthens our expertise and solution competence in the areas of digital commerce design and development and end-to-to-end marketing automation. Both our multinational as well as our midmarket customers will greatly benefit from this new partnership, which is just a first step of expanding our business activities to the Netherlands,” – Holger von Daniels, CEO and partner at Valantic.

What we did

Capitalmind advised the shareholders of ISM throughout the sell-side process, with: (i) Drafting marketing materials, (ii) Approaching potential buyers, (iii) Price negotiations, (iv) Managing due diligence and (v) Coordinating legal documentation.