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Management Consultant • Senior Advisor

Damian Schmidt

 

PORTFOLIO

M&A
Due Diligence

Innovation
Disruption

Startup
Boost

SME
Digitalization

Power &
Mobility

C-Level
Interim

M&A Track Record

2016

HEG - 1.69 bEUR
STRATO - 0.6 bEUR

2016

Data4 Group

Data Center / Collocation

Preparatory assessment of the European data center / collocation market, development and trends, first-sight technical DD (with ADL). 

Web Hosting / Managed Hosting

Advising a broad range of PE and institutional investor teams on hosting and cloud computing market development, potential M&A targets and post-merger strategy, including a comparison of EU / UK / US pricing strategies, discussing new entrants and technological disruption potential.

2015/16

OVH - 250 mEUR stake

2015

home.pl - 135 mEUR

Server Hosting / Private Cloud / Public Cloud

Preparatory assessment / pitch to PE companies for Due Diligence work (with ADL).

Particularly comparing EU and US markets and trends in different hosting market segments.

Web Hosting / SaaS

Senior Advisor to a PE transaction team, participating in the DD, technical DD 
and overall asset evaluation. 

2013

HEG - 509 mEUR

2009

STRATO - 275 mEUR

Web Hosting

Senior Advisor to a PE transaction team.
Participating in cross-checking VDD including own market research, assisting in building up buyer's side DD model.

Also participated in DD / evaluation work on 2010's HEG transaction (256 mEUR)

Web Hosting / Cloud Storage

In full charge of the seller side VDD, management presentations and
Q&A sessions as CEO of the company.
First exposure to major PE companies. 

 

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