Lincoln International Represents Victron, Inc. in its Sale of a majority stake to Unicorn Investment Bank BSC
CHICAGO, January 11, 2008 Lincoln International, a leading global mid-market investment bank, acted as financial advisor to Victron, Inc. (Victron), one of the leading Silicon Valley based providers of electronic manufacturing services (EMS), in its sale of control to Unicorn Investment Bank BSC (UIB).
Lincoln International worked closely with the company and Victron's senior management team in every aspect of the transaction. The firm evaluated the strategic rationale for the transaction, interacted with UIB and other potential acquirers, coordinated the due diligence process, and assisted with the negotiation of the purchase agreement.
Lincoln International ensured the success of the transaction with its hands-on approach and execution, said Chris Lee, President of Victron. Lincoln provided extensive support throughout the sale process, especially during the negotiation phase. The combination of M&A expertise and electronics industry experience that Lincoln brought to Victron was critical to achieving an outstanding outcome for both the owners and management.
Lincoln International is a leading advisor in the EMS industry, having successfully closed nearly 30 EMS transactions since 2001. Lincoln International has extensive experience in the EMS industry and has worked with numerous public and private companies on both sell and buy side initiatives. Lincoln International's Electronics Group specializes in providing M&A advisory services on a global basis to companies in the control electronics, electronic manufacturing servcies, interconnects, and power electronics sectors.
About Victron, Inc.
Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Fremont, California, Victron provides leading edge Electronic Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management services to a variety of leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the communications, networking, medical, automotive, consumer and wireless industries.
The company is ISO9001:2000 registered and operates under IPC 610 (Class I, II, and III) manufacturing standards. Victron's goal is to provide total customer satisfaction through the timely delivery of quality products and services with a highly competitive cost structure. The company operates under a Total Quality Management System and encourages the continuous improvement of performance across all areas of the company.
Victron's service offerings include: Printed circuit board assembly; design for manufacturability; design for test; final assembly/box build; consigned and turnkey project management; quick-turn prototype and new product introduction services; packout; materials management; and an internally-developed and state-of-the-art MRP system.
About Lincoln International
Lincoln International specializes in merger and acquisition services, private capital raising, and providing fairness opinions and valuations for leading organizations involved in mid-market transactions. With offices in Chicago, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Vienna, and strategic partnerships with China Everbright and other partner firms in Asia, Lincoln International has strong local knowledge and contacts in the key global economies. The organization provides clients with senior-level attention, in-depth industry expertise, and integrated resources. By being focused and independent, Lincoln International serves its clients without conflicts of interest. More information about Lincoln International can be obtained at www.lincolninternational.com.
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