Evidently, the option of visionary entrepreneurs is aimed at growth through merger or acquisition, regardless of the sector of the economy if you do not want to be waiting for the Federal or State Government to create some development policy, according to Márcio Miranda CEO of UNITED HR (outplacement company, hiring and relocation of executives).
“How to stand still waiting for a miracle does not seem to me to be the best alternative, it is up to you entrepreneur to make decisions and become competitive” says CEO Márcio Miranda.
According to Márcio Miranda of United HR, in view of the current diagnosis of the economy in the face of the pandemic and COVID-19, it remains for us to provide solutions for companies to become more competitive, regardless of government actions or foreign organizations. & nbsp;
And what strikes me is that there is in the Brazilian legal and economic system, a figure so well known to all of us who deal with corporate but that in practice it is used by a restricted portion of the Brazilian business community. This is the merger or acquisition, which was very heated now in June in 2020.
- Yduqs (YDUQ3) informed that it has agreed to purchase Athenas, an educational group with units in Rondônia, Acre and Mato Grosso. The initial value of the operation is R $ 120 million, of which R $ 106 million in cash and R $ 14 million after five years. In addition, the contract provides for an additional payment of R $ 600 thousand if the acquired group obtains places for medical school, which can increase the value of the operation by up to R $ 180 million.
- Stone controllers sold nearly $ 400 million in company stock. The block sold is equivalent to 4.6% of the company’s capital and 17% of the shares belonging to the control group, which includes co-founders André Street and Eduardo Pontes as well as a number of other investors. & Nbsp;
- With the transaction, TCL’s Chinese hold 80% of Semp TCL, maker of televisions and smartphones. & Nbsp;
- Valmont announced the purchase of shares in Solbras – Energia Solar do Brasil, a company in the photovoltaic energy sector. With the operation, the multinational becomes a majority shareholder in the business. & Nbsp;
- Diagnósticos da América closed an agreement to acquire control of São Marcos – Saúde e Medicina Diagnóstica, which operates in the states of MG and SP . The contract, disclosed without informing the value of the transaction, provides for the delivery of Dasa shares to the controlling shareholders of São Marcos, which will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dasa. & Nbsp;
- The insurance company and asset manager Sul América reported that it agreed to purchase Paraná Clínicas Plano de Saúde, which belonged to Rede D’Or São Luiz, for R $ 385 million. & Nbsp;
- Click Cash, a recently launched personal loan application, announced the raising of R $ 2.5 million, coming from the Change Invest investment platform and from private investors in northern Europe. Founded in São Paulo in 2019, the startup proposes to offer loans for individuals between R $ 500 and R $ 2 thousand, with approval within 24 hours and payment in six months.
- A group of executives and engineers (MBO) acquired Keller Tecnogeo Fundações Ltda. Tecnogeo was the Brazilian subsidiary of the Keller Group (Keller), the largest specialist geotechnical contractor in the world.
- Concremat bought 30% of the startup Stant in order to improve construction management and reduce the cost of customers.
- Altamira Gold announced the sale of the Crepori gold project, in southern Pará, for the equivalent of approximately R $ 1.82 million.
- Investment manager in technology and innovation, KPTL announced an investment in Gestão Agropecuária (GA), a reference company in digital agribusiness.
- XP announced the acquisition of a majority stake in fintech Fliper, an automated investment consolidation platform, which offers to its users connectivity and tools to perform intuitive and intelligent financial self-management.
- Dasa (DASA3) announced the acquisition of a 60% stake in Grupo Santa Celina, headquartered in São Paulo (SP) , for R $ 70.5 million.
- XP Inc announced or the acquisition of fintech de Seguros DM10, a marketplace that connects independent distributors with life insurance products and a pension plan.
- Entrepreneur Marcelo Lima sold his 18% stake in Alper (formerly BR Insurance) for funds managed by Pátria and Leblon Equities. & nbsp;
- Boomerang, a startup that rents a drill from a fitness machine, announced an investment round of R $ 3 million, led by the Canary fund and Ariel Lambrecht
- Banco do Brasil reported that it purchased R $ 2.602 billion in Banco Voto portfolios
- rantim (BV Financeira). The transaction was revealed in a statement on transactions with related parties, as Banco Votorantim is controlled by BB and the Ermírio de Moraes family. NEO Investimentos is buying Argo Capital in a merger that brings it back to manager of one of its founding partners, Augusto Lange.
- The startup has just raised $ 4.6 million in its first round of seed capital with Monashees, Kaszek and ONEVC, the Brazilian manager based in San Francisco who was one of Rappi’s first investors. Also participating in the round were Nubank founder David Vélez and Alex Bleyleben, the former VP of Collective Health – a California health tech and one of Pipo’s main benchmarks. Logcomex, a startup specializing in import and export data intelligence, which received an investment of R $ 1 million from Caravela Capital’s venture capital fund. The venture capital manager Iporanga Ventures and Wayra, the open innovation hub of the Telefónica group and a Vivo initiative, announced an investment in the mobility startup VOLL, which totals R $ 4 million. In the last investment announced and led by DST Global, Brex received more than US $ 150 million, which was evaluated in US $ 3 billion – the previous value was US $ 2.6 billion.
“Merger or acquisition, if you have not yet passed, at some point it will happen in your company, and I hope it will be on the stronger side”, says Márcio Miranda CEO of UNITED HR.