Delphi Advisors GmbH: Successful start in 2019
Successful start in 2019. Delphi Advisors GmbH has advised two long-term, repeat clients with successfully implementing their respective strategic corporate development initiatives in Europe.
Delphi Advisors advised Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of ecommerce, shipping, mailing, and data, on the sale of its direct sales and service channel operations in 6 European jurisdictions including the Nordics, Switzerland and Italy to a subsidiary of Bavaria Industries Group AG within the scope of a complex cross border carve-out and pursuant long-term, independent dealer agreement transaction. In parallel, Delphi advised Pitney Bowes on an extensive, cross border leasing portfolio disposition within three Nordic jurisdictions – Norway, Sweden and Denmark to DLL financial solutions partner, a part of the Rabobank Group with pursuant vendor program agreement financing arrangements supporting new business for the indirect channel. These two transactions enable Pitney to further simplify their corporate structure while continuing to focus on providing the required service levels to their long-term trusted client base via an indirect channel. Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI) is a global technology company providing commerce solutions that power billions of transactions. Clients around the world, including 90 percent of the Fortune 500, rely on the accuracy and precision delivered by Pitney Bowes solutions, analytics, and APIs in the areas of ecommerce fulfillment, shipping and returns; cross-border ecommerce; presort services; office mailing and shipping; location data; and software. For nearly 100 years Pitney Bowes has been innovating and delivering technologies that remove the complexity of getting commerce transactions precisely right.
Delphi Advisors further advised Weiler Abrasives Group, a US based, privately held, global market leading supplier of abrasive products in successfully refinancing it original acquisition financing structure associated with the 2015 acquisition of the Slovenian based Swaty Comet d.o.o. Delphi advised Weiler in structuring, negotiating and securing an overall attractive refinancing package with a commercial bank at attractive terms ensuring the continued growth of the combined group. Weiler is a global market leader in abrasives, delivering innovative solutions to customers. As an industry leader and global manufacturer of surface conditioning solutions, Weiler Abrasives Group is dedicated to forging collaborative relationships with our customers in diverse markets — Metal Fabrication; Industrial Production; and Maintenance, Repair and Operations — to tackle their toughest cleaning, grinding, cutting, deburring and finishing challenges. Products include: bonded abrasives, flap discs, power brush wheels, nylox brushes and accessories.
Both completed transactions represent important milestones for Pitney Bowes and Weiler respectively and underpin Delphi’s track record of over time repeatedly supporting its clients with important strategic mandates in cross border situations.