Buy Side Mandate – Project ITH

▪ The investor company is based in Turkey since the 1950s.
▪ Having global business activities in various sectors.
▪ A well-known automotive OEM parts producer.
▪ Having a great experience in partnerships and JVs.
▪ International holding company structure ready for acquisitions.
▪ Strong capital and shareholding structure.
▪ Experienced and qualified executive management profile.
▪ Having high ambition on investing globally in future businesses: differentiate through technology, unique process know-how and market position.

Target Entity Criteria’s
Geography: Europe, primarily focus on German-speaking region
Size: Preferably up to 50 M € / Equity Ticket Size (also open to the attractive deals over 50 M €)
Financial Potential: Sustainable positive operating cash flow performance, to meet dividend expectation of the investor.
Target Sectors: Energy Storage (battery and battery management), Automotive and Mobility (The auto parts that will not be affected by electrification trends and transformation of the automotive industry,
companies providing access to new or complementary products/technologies in new end markets and sustainable growth markets, in line with the transformation of the automotive industry
Companies serving other industries besides Automotive can also be considered, i.e. Light weighting materials

Transaction Rationale & Structure
▪ Strategic Partnership: In line with its vision, the company expects to diversify its current portfolio by investing in new business areas in Europe by also partnering with potential other corporations through generating and running JV structures.
▪ Open to buy the majority shares & minority shares with protection rights.
▪ Well-selected acquisitions in future markets, leveraging existing know-how of the company derived from current investments in order to successfully develop new companies in the portfolio