Leveraging our firsthand experience in transforming, building, and scaling disruptive businesses, SparkOptimus provides comprehensive support to leading investors throughout their investment cycle. From commercial due diligence and post-acquisition growth strategies to portfolio value creation and exit readiness, we are your trusted partner in a digital-first world.
Our track record includes guiding investments in some of Europe's most transformative B2B and B2C companies, such as Picnic, Coolblue, and Hunkemöller. What sets us apart is a unique blend of in-depth sector expertise across consumer, B2B, tech, and business services and a history of successfully working alongside founders to build their companies from the ground up.
M&A Market Scan: Utilizing our rich hands-on business building experience and sector expertise, we provide a comprehensive market landscape assessment to identify promising investment opportunities and potential risks
Pre-DD Micro-Services: We offer micro-level investigations to validate key business assumptions and market dynamics even before you engage in full-scale due diligence, allowing you to make more informed investment decisions
Sector Strategy: Align your investment focus with market opportunities through our in-depth disruption-proof sector analyses
- Commercial Due Diligence: Our rigorous evaluation of target companies uncovers latent risks and opportunities, focusing on market position, competitive advantage, and growth potential, grounding our assessment in the dimensions that define success in a digital-first world
- Tech Due Diligence: We scrutinize the technical capabilities and architecture of target companies to ensure they align with your investment thesis and long-term growth objectives
- Value Creation Plan: Upon identifying key levers for growth and profitability, we formulate a tactical plan for value enhancement, aligned with both short-term and long-term goals
- Portfolio Disruption Scan: Stay ahead of the disruption curve by continuously assessing the disruption risk across your portfolio. This enables proactive strategy adjustments to maintain or improve competitive positioning
- Hands-On Digital Value Creation: We roll up our sleeves to implement tailored digital initiatives that drive growth, operational efficiency, and profitability within your portfolio companies
- Vendor Due Diligence: As you prepare for an exit, our vendor due diligence service provides a critical assessment of portfolio companies from a buyer's perspective, thereby optimizing exit valuation and facilitating a smoother transaction
Commercial Director Sparta
Philip Alberdingk Thijm
Keesing Media Group
Let's embark on a journey of digital excellence together; connect with our M&A experts at SparkOptimus today