The ARTEMIS Group is an internationally active financing and M&A consulting boutique and investment manager of real assets.
The ARTEMIS Group is an international and cross-sector corporate finance and M&A consulting firm for start-up companies and medium-sized enterprises being active in the market since 2001. Beyond that, ARTEMIS Group, as an investment company (Kapitalanlagegesellschaft – “KAG”) registered with “BaFin” (the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority) is also active as an alternative asset manager.
As a partner at your side, we will guide your company from its first venture capital financing rounds to subsequently following expansions financings to classical corporate finance and M&A projects and lead you through each of these complex processes. Within the scope of our asset management services, we support institutional investors and family offices in the analysis, evaluation and monitoring of investment targets.
Our long-term customer relations are built on trust, dependable statements and long-standing collaborative partnerships. This situation and the consistently excellent results we achieve are made possible, especially by employing experienced, highly qualified professionals well-versed in their fields and through the superlative, global networks we maintain in all areas relevant to our customers and thereby we can achieve the best possible results.
The support ARTEMIS provides to you is delivered by staff with long-standing market experience and boasting excellent contacts. We will make the selection best suited to you, and combine all available instruments as efficiently as possible – regardless of whether being a well-established medium-sized enterprise or recently founded start-up company. As your ever-present partner, the ARTEMIS Group not only delivers the right financing concept, we will also actively assist you in the selection of investors and in the realisation of financing.
Our services in the field of financing:
Corporate transactions are generally complex with time also being a critical factor. The factors for success include sound preparation, a profit-focussed transaction strategy, discretion and an experienced team by your side to carefully steer the process and that possesses the requisite level of assertiveness. ARTEMIS M&A remains your ever-present partner during this challenging process.
Our services in the field of Mergers & Acquisitions:
The crisis in the financial market and wider-ranging regulations has seen investors and asset managers confronted with a variety of challenges in recent years. There is a move evident among many investors to realign their portfolios. Real assets have an increasingly important role to play. As a trusted advisor, ARTEMIS advises institutional investors, family offices and asset managers and, as an independent asset manager, it offers investment opportunities right across the agriculture & food value chain as well as in the area of renewable energies.
Our asset management services:
BBS Automation GmbH is one of the leading providers of high-quality automation solutions for complex manufacturing and testing processes with production sites in Germany, USA, Malaysia and China. With their solutions, BBS Automation enables the customers to significantly increase their efficiency and thus increase their competitiveness.
In order to continue the growth of previous years and to strengthen its market presence in China and America, the shareholders of BBS Automation GmbH decided to cooperate with an external investor. With EQT Mid Market Europe, one of the leading investment companies was acquired as a partner. The founders of BBS Automation GmbH will continue to run the management and all current shareholders will continue to be invested in BBS Automation. The parties have agreed not to disclose financial details of the transaction.
The ARTEMIS Group, as Lead Advisor, was responsible for the structuring and execution of the transaction in a holistic manner. The ARTEMIS transaction team essentially includes: Managing Partner Torsten Adam, Christian Grünig and Marina Kadikova.
The international and cross-sector corporate finance and M&A advisory boutique brings to April 1, 2018 another associate partner on board. With Dr. Josef Krapf the company wins another internationally experienced agricultural expert. He will continue to develop and expand the areas of Agriculture & Food on an international level.
"With the access of Dr. Josef Krapf, we are intensifying our Agriculture & Food expertise immensely" explains Managing Director Torsten Adam. "We are proud, having Dr. Josef Krapf as an integral part of the team and we will continue to expand the agricultural sector and the advisory team in this area in the future. We wish Dr. Krapf a successful start to his new professional career and an exciting challenge at the ARTEMIS Group.”
Dr. Josef Krapf has 30 years of professional experience and most recently served as a member of the Management Board of BayWa AG, Munich, which he left after 13 years in 2015. He has served as a member of the Supervisory Board, the Advisory Board, the Board of Directors and the Management Board in national and international companies (also listed) as well as committee functions in a large number of industry associations. The graduate agricultural engineer (TU Weihenstephan) and doctor of agricultural sciences (TU Munich) sets its priorities e.g. in the fields of agriculture, fruit, logistics and building materials.
The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is an international conference on key issues for the global agriculture and food industry. The forum provides an opportunity for politics, business, science and civil society to exchange views on a current agricultural policy topic and to communicate politically. Under the motto "Shaping the Future of Animal Production - Sustainable, Responsible, Efficient" ,this year's GFFA took place from 18 to 20 January 2017 in Berlin.
Agricultural experts of the ARTEMIS Group discussed high-level panel events with more than 2,000 participants, including 69 international delegations with agricultural ministers from all over the world, on the importance of livestock for food security and as an economic factor in rural areas and how sustainable production of this nature is designed should. Global market development, taking into account food and consumer trends, also played a key role here.