Here's the Deal
Baird's Investment Banking Group is pleased to announce the following transaction:
PREMIUMcommunications Group a portfolio company of Barclays Private Equity, has acquired adm Group
Robert W. Baird GmbH ("Baird") served as the exclusive financial advisor to BPE and PREMIUMcommunications on this transaction.
Switzerland-based PREMIUMcommunications Group (“PREMIUMcommunications”), a portfolio company of Barclays Private Equity (“BPE”), Munich and Zurich, recently announced that it has acquired Germany-based adm Group (“adm”) for an undisclosed amount.
adm, based in Berlin, is a leading German premium communication center company providing complex Customer Relationship Management services to corporate clients through four offices. Principal target industries are telecommunication, internet, financial services, utilities, healthcare and media. Management will remain unchanged and will participate as shareholders in the whole group.
Headquartered in Taegerwilen, Switzerland, PREMIUMcommunications is the No.1 CRM services provider in Switzerland. The combined group with about 7,000 employees ranks amongst the top European one-stop CRM solution providers that offers its services in 21 languages. Together with PREMIUMcommunications adm can further strengthen its leading position in the German call centre market and will develop additional capabilities to utilise market opportunities that present themselves. Such opportunities will arise in many ways in the customer care market, among them, for example, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO).
BPE is a leading pan-European private equity investor with 45 investment professionals in eight offices located in the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland. Since its foundation in 1997, BPE has invested total funds of approximately €10 billion in over 500 transactions. Its current European Fund III has committed capital of €2.45 billion.