HQ Equita invests in businesses about to enter the next phase of their life cycle,
such as a change in shareholders, a spin-off or a growth funding strategy.
The following situations are typical occasions for investments:
Corporate succession / change in shareholders. HQ Equita provides assistance with changes in shareholder structure and supports corporate succession plans. HQ Equita prepares a tailored investment concept for each individual case, bringing the strategic objectives of the business in line with those of its shareholders and managers. HQ Equita works closely with shareholders and management throughout all phases.
Group spin-off. HQ Equita takes over corporate divisions of companies that want to focus their activities on their core operations. By providing equity and creating independent units, HQ Equita can develop new growth opportunities for spin-offs that would otherwise remain untapped.
Growth funding. HQ Equita invests in businesses that are about to enter their next expansion stage. HQ Equita provides support for both organic growth and additional acquisitions, tailoring each growth strategy to company-specific features and the individual market position. HQ Equita relies on equity and borrowed funding to finance growth.
Preparation for IPOs. HQ Equita supports small and mid-sized enterprises in the process of preparing for a future IPO. The strategy and operations of businesses preparing to go public should meet the requirements of a company with a stock exchange listing. To this end, HQ Equita reviews the operational structures after an investment to improve workflows, making them faster and more effective. At the same time, HQ Equita ensures that a company has an optimal financial structure that reflects its planned growth even prior to the IPO.
Going private. HQ Equita invests in companies that wish to delist from the stock exchange in order to tap other capital sources for their planned growth.