CatCap acted as lead advisor for the shareholder of DTAD Deutscher Auftragsdienst AG (DTAD) on the sale to DuMont Business Information.
DTAD is Germany’s leading B2B business intelligence and information service, publishing more than 600,000 procurement tenders annually. In addition the company also operates Germany’s largest database of public and private purchasers.
The acquisition will allow DuMont to create a new offering aimed at private and public decision-makers and will support the groups wider digitalization strategy. Together with existing offerings, DuMont intends to create the leading integrated provider for public and private tenders and real estate information.
Berlin-based DTAD will continue to be led by founder Höddi Tryggvason and the current management team Dr. Alexander Seyferth, Torsten Daus and Rico Wendt.
DTAD Deutscher Auftragsdienst AG (DTAD) operates the leading service for public and commercial order information in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. For 18 years now, DTAD has been an expert in order information research, providing customers with the most comprehensive database of more than 200,000 companies and contractors for detailed analysis and market observation.
DuMont combines the three business units Regional Media, Business Information and Marketing Technology as well as DuMont Buchverlag. In addition to the seven newspaper titles in the metropolitan regions of Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne as well as in Saxony-Anhalt, local advertising papers such as radio and TV media are among the regional media portfolio. In the Marketing Technology division, DuMont invests in leading technology companies such as Facelift, Upljft and censhare. In addition to the data business, the Business Information business area also includes the trade media of the Bundesanzeiger Verlag. With a multimedia product range, specialist knowledge and solutions for specialists, i.a. in the areas of procurement, foreign trade and real estate, which complement the DTAD offer very well.
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CatCap and the global M [&] A network Globalscope provide integrated cross-border M [&] A advisory services for mid-sized transactions. CatCap – a partner-led corporate finance boutique – accompanies companies and their shareholders in the implementation of strategic goals while ensuring the highest level of quality. CatCap is represented in Germany with 35 employees in Berlin, Hamburg and Munich. Globalscope has 55 partner companies in 46 countries with over 600 professionals worldwide.