Fin.Co and founders have sold SiPM to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners
SiPM is a pioneer in high-impact e-learning solutions for blue-chip corporations worldwide. The company has changed the way their clients train their procurement, supply chain and sales professionals by providing role-specific curriculum and the latest e-learning methods, resulting in maximum impact for employees and organizations. Since its founding in Belgium in 2011, SiPM has rapidly expanded its platform to over 50,000 individuals employed by over 200 blue-chip corporations in over 100 countries worldwide.
Siebrecht Declerck, Director at Lincoln International, commented, “We are delighted to have advised the shareholders and management of SiPM in this transaction. Originally founded in Belgium, SiPM has grown to become a global frontrunner in high impact e-learning. With Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, a leading mid-market private equity firm with a global network and vast experience in the educational space, the SiPM management team has found the ideal partner to further scale their business exponentially.”
David Rajakovich and Thomas Schmitt, Co-Managing Directors at SiPM, commented, “We are truly impressed with Lincoln’s ability to combine best-in-class M&A advice, deep sector expertise and a globally-integrated network, which achieved an excellent outcome for all stakeholders.”
Lincoln International acted as the investment banking advisor to Fin.Co, SiPM’s founders and management. Lincoln organized a competitive auction process, focused on realizing an optimal outcome for the client and finding the best possible partner to support SiPM in its exciting next phase of accelerated growth.
Lincoln's sector knowledge, relationships with local and international prospective buyers, superb M&A execution and hands-on approach were instrumental in realizing a magnificent outcome for the company and its shareholders.
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