Last week, on the initiative of Financière de l’Orangerie, CFK Group, a founding member for France, held the half-yearly meeting of the international network of corporate finance advisors, MID-CAPITAL. In conjunction with this meeting, a cocktail party organised by Financière de l’Orangerie brought together more than 150 participants, including 45 investment funds and 32 business law and accounting firms.
In this meeting, MID-CAPITAL announced the accession of two new members, 360 CORPORATE in Madrid and SWISS CAPITAL in Zurich, enabling it to extend its coverage to the Spanish and Swiss markets, in addition to the main European countries already covered.
360 CORPORATE, established in 2002 by a team of 7 business bankers, has developed close relations with listed groups and Spanish investment funds. In particular, the company recently advised the DAMM (drinks), OMEGA CAPITAL (family office) and AMPER (communication technologies) groups, and the BRIDGEPOINT CAPITAL fund, in their medium-size transactions on the Spanish market.
SWISS CAPITAL GROUP, founded in 1998, is an independent business bank approved by the Swiss Federal Bank Commission, bringing together more than 40 professionals, including 7 in charge of corporate finance activities. In particular, the bank benefits from specific expertise in NICT, having advised many companies in the sector in their financial transactions: MIKRON TECHNOLOGY, AKAD, ATEL, GALENICA, PSP, SWISSPHONE and GEBERIT.
About Mid-Capital. MID-CAPITAL (www.mid-capital.com) brings together 9 independent consultancies in corporate finance, covering the principal European markets: Financière de l’Orangerie (CFK group) for France, Caretti & Associati (Italy), 360 Corporate (Spain), Swiss Capital (Switzerland), SDM Corporate Finance (Benelux), Conpair (Germany), Capitellum (Denmark, Scandinavia), Noble & Company (United Kingdom) and Ion Equity (Ireland). MID-CAPITAL can also rely on a strategic partnership in the USA with the business bank, Goldsmith Agio Helms.
MID-CAPITAL represents a leading force on the middle-market, with more than 100 professionals, nearly 400 transactions completed over the last 5 years, and expertise covering all business sectors and types of transaction (sales, mergers, acquisitions, fund raising and private investments, IPOs, financial engineering). Its permanent office, in London, is headed by Daniel Confino, former manager for more than 20 years of the international Hill Samuel network and the Close Brothers bank.