Your Partner for the IT Carve-Out

We cover all IT matters for you in the complete M&A process – from Due Diligence, Transformation and Value Build to successful Exit – experienced, pragmatic and uncomplicated cooperation!

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Our Services

IT Due Diligence

IT Carve-Out

IT Post Merger Integration

Commercial DD for tech companies

Tech Due Dilligence

Vendor Due Dilligence

Exit Support

Value Build Initiatives

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Our M&A Practice

valantic is the leading consulting firm in Germany regarding digitization and IT topics in the context of M&A and private equity transactions. In 400+ transactions, together with our clients, we have successfully overcome challenges in

  • IT Due Diligence
  • IT Carve-Out
  • IT Post-Merger Integration
  • Management of IT crises and IT turnarounds
  • the accompanying software and infrastructure projects

and brought projects successfully to the finish line. Our approach is based on a tried-and-tested set of methods and tools that ensure the success of measures even in transactions under high time pressure.

We cover all IT matters in the complete M&A process Our Competencies
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In Numbers Our Experience in the IT Carve-Out Sector

20+

countries on 3 different continents advised

50+

ERP replacements implemented

30.000+

IT users migrated

100m+

EUR Volume contracted

1.000+

server and 500+ apps migrated

20+

SAP Greenfield/Brownfield migrations

1.000+

Standorte migriert

20.000+

clients migrated

A Selection of Our References What Our Customers Say

It Carve-Out of CHRIST From the Douglas Group to 3I

  • approx. 2,500 employees
  • 200 locations
  • 2 countries

 

Challenges

  • Comprehensive IT Due Diligence in the transaction phase
  • Project management of the SAP carve-out transaction project and new implementation
  • Complete rebuild of the IT infrastructure

 

Solutions

  • Developed green-field and brown-field concept
  • Implementation partner selected for SAP carve-out and new implementation
  • Specified requirements and concept for the target architecture
  • Management of the contract negotiations and the project for the transition project to full outsourcing
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IT Carve-Out of SANIMED from Paul Hartmann AG

  • approx. 500 employees
  • 11 locations within Germany

 

Challenges

  • Migration of the SAP ERP environment
  • Transfer of the IT infrastructure to Managed Services
  • Transfer of SAP to new basic environment
  • Parallel renewal of critical applications (e.g. OCR)
  • Implementation during COVID phase completely remote

 

Solutions

  • Migration within the planned timeframe with minimal impact on business operations
  • Significant reduction in operating costs
  • Successful sale of the investment after approx. 18 months
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IT Carve-Out of the Engineering- and Analytics Division from Vattenfall

  • approx. 700 employees
  • 15 locations
  • 11 countries
  • 25 applications
  • ~ 700 clients
  • ~ 50 servers

 

Challenges

  • Maintaining IT for engineers at power plant sites
  • New IT for chemical analysis at the power plants
  • Complete renewal of the ERP environment
  • Complete renewal of the IT infrastructure
  • Deep integration into Vattenfall AG’s application and IT infrastructure environment
  • Continuous safeguarding of IT operations at power plant sites
  • Short project duration of approx. 12 months

 

Solutions

  • Migration within the planned timeframe with no impact on business operations
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Stark: IT Carve-Out from Saint Gobain

  • 5000 employees
  • 220 locations
  • 3 countries
  • > 60 applications
  • ~ 4800 clients
  • ~ 100 servers

 

Challenges

  • Only 12 months project duration
  • Corona pandemic and impact on the roll-out project
  • Restrictive security guidelines and requirements from Saint Gobain forced alternative migration scenarios
  • Employees at SGBD with a focus on application management and SAP and therefore less IT infrastructure expertise
  • Weakness in project management skills on the part of the provider
  • High technical complexity due to massive parallelization of backend (DC / server / applications) and frontend (clients) migrations
  • Specifics of the retailer (branches, multi-channel, network, …)
  • Parallel development of new service management processes

 

Solutions

  • Migration within the planned TSA timeframe without significant impact on business processes and budget
  • Process improvement through less restrictive security guidelines and new technical solutions (Office365)
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What You Can Rely On What Makes Us Special

Coverage of the Life Cycle

Covering the entire life cycle of an investment in all IT-related aspects – from Due Diligence and Transformation to Value Build and Exit

Identification of Risks

Early identification of red flags in Due Diligence phases with a particular focus on risks, (value) potentials and critical needs for action

Early Cost Estimation

Early estimation of transformation and future operating costs based on concrete experience in comparable projects

Holistic Reporting

Depending on the goals and budgets of our clients, we deliver comprehensive and high-quality reports as well as concise dossiers focusing on the critical aspects

Strategic Management

Management of even difficult transformations and demanding salespeople

Reliable Project Management

Projects in time, budget and quality with demonstrable value contribution and transparency for management and shareholders at all times

Longstanding Experience

Highly experienced core team with over 15 years of experience, which can be strengthened with proven experts

Consulting for SMEs and large corporations

Pragmatic and at eye level with SMEs. Tried and tested in terms of content and language through international customer situations.

Taking on Responsibility

valantic assumes responsibility and ownership for Due Diligence and Transformation projects

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Daniel Krzyzak

Partner & Managing Director at valantic Management Consulting GmbH