Entries by Szlávy Zsuzsanna

Logiscool accelerates international growth with a 3.5 million EUR investment

NEWS – Logiscool, an international leader in coding education for children and teens, raised a 3.5 million EUR investment from Euroventures, one of the leading independent VC and PE firms in the CEE region. The current investment gives a significant boost to our Client Logiscool’s further international expansion and building its franchise network on the new markets. Logiscool was exclusively advised by Absolvo’s growth financing team in the transaction process.

TheScaleupFest – International event on scaling

EVENT – Experienced VC investors about the challenges of scaling, founders with successful scaleup stories, corporates about the preferred partnership types on stage on 4th March in Budapest! How to scale and grow beyond CEE successfully? What is the essence to really make it? OTB Ventures, Capital 300, Fil Rouge Capital, Portfolion, DayOne Capital, Avatao, Innonic, IPR-Insights – just some of the great speakers and stories on stage! Share your pitch deck with VCs, meet and build your network!

The owner of EZIT sold his stakes to the European leader in hosting services Loopia Group

NEWS – EZIT Kft. and Magyar Hosting Kft. are significant players of the IT hosting market in Hungary, providing server-, cloud- and domain services for their clients. The owner sold 100% of the shares to the Sweden-based, private equity-backed Loopia Group, one of the most active players on the European IT hosting market. Absolvo’s M&A team advised the founder / owner of the companies in the transaction process.

Successful M&A transaction closing: Genesis Capital acquired majority in 11 Entertainment Group of Hungary

NEWS – Our Client 11 Entertainment Group, the leading indoor family entertainment provider in Hugary, successfully closed M&A transaction with the Prague-based Genesis Capital. Over the last 10 years the company grew to 5 parks (Cyberjumps), attracting 500.000+ visitors annually. The Group is aimed to become the leading service provider in family entertainment services category in the CEE region; to support its growth plan they partnered the international PE investor Genesis Capital with 20+ years experience in the region. Genesis Capital acquired majority stakes (61%) in 11 Entertainment Group.

Equity Business Breakfast – Private Equity investments and the taxation issues of transactions

EVENT – This time we put private equity, its specialities and function in focus. Our international PE investor guest Genesis Capital will give an overview what investment opportunities they are looking for, then we give an insight into the specific details of a recently closed PE transaction in which majority of stakes of 11 Entertainment Group was sold. Both investor’s and owner’s perspectives will be discovered and understood during the discussions. Taxation issues will be raised and answered by OrienTax.

VCs in CEE 2019 – The scaleup journey

EVENT – Are you building a startup / scaleup and you are aspiring to become a regional or even global key player? Are you fundraising and want to meet international VCs, share your pitch deck with them and have the opportunity of an initial 1-on-1 meeting? If so, this event on 10th September 2019 is for you! We invite to Budapest and stage again international VCs and great CEE entrepreneurs to introduce you and share their experience, case studies and success stories – this time about the journey of scaling, challenges of global market entry, fundraising, and growing beyond CEE successfully.

VCs in CEE 2019 – The scaleup session

EVENT – Are you building a startup / scaleup and you are aspiring to become a regional or even global key player? Are you fundraising and want to meet international VCs? Or, are you simply interested in the investment and startup world of the CEE region? If so, this event on 26th March 2019 is for youVCs and entrepreneurs will share their experience, case studies, success stories, and discuss the challenges of global market entry and how to scale and grow beyond CEE successfully. We introduce again “new wave” of international VCs interested in the region.

Ceres Pharma acquires Ceumed

NEWS – Ceumed, a major supplier of baby- and healthcare OTC products in CEE successfully closed M&A transaction with the Belgium-based Ceres Pharma which acquisition opens the door to Ceres Pharma in the CEE region. Vendor’s co-founders Marc Coucke and Mario Debel played key roles in building, expansion and exit of 3.6 bn EUR of the global pharmaceutical giant Omega Pharma. CEUMED was advised by Absolvo’s M&A team in the transaction process.

VCs in CEE – Who’s next? International VC event

EVENT – Are you building a startup and aspiring to become a regional or even global key player? Are you fundraising and want to meet international VCs? Or, are you simply interested in the investment and startup world of the CEE region? If so, this event on 6th September 2018 is for you! We introduce you tomorrow’s industry scene, new international VCs willing to invest in CEE and Hungary. VCs and entrepreneurs will share their experience, case studies, success stories, and discuss the challenges of global market entry and how to grow beyond CEE successfully.