Recruitment of a Purchaser/Director

Assignment

Identify a potential buyer purchaser of an SME

Issues : Preparing for succession
Sectors : Others
Services : Executive Search

Context

  • Healthy company working in distribution of capital goods for agri-food
    industries
  • The CEO, in his fifties, wishes to retire from the operational management of the company and entrust the responsibility to a leader who is expected to quickly take back 100% of the capital

Eurosearch & Associés involvement

  • In two months, Eurosearch identified 3 potential buyers. All three CME from the B2B capital goods distribution sector and arre experts in the company’s business environment, particularly its international aspect. Two of them have already studied recovery files
  • It very soon becomes apparent that the feasibility of this recovery project and the methods used would determine the success of this assignment, previous experience simply in a CEO role being only one modality

Results

  • The most credible buyer from a professional and financial standpoint is retained
  • Expert discussions are initiated with the selected candidate, resulting in a valuation and a recovery project