F i nance Month l y M&A Awards 2021 - 47 - - SWEDEN - Our Services Transaction advisory For various reasons, owners want to sell their business. This may be due to both private or corporate circumstances. Two common reasons for this are, for example, that it is time to make a change of generation or that you are satisfied with how far you have come with the company. Here, Lars Weibull AB can help the owner to find the best solution through a well- developed and structured process. New majority owner How do you achieve rapid growth? This is a question that many entrepreneurs are struggling with. It can for example be fear of accepting external capital or problems with the bank. You may also want to secure some of what you have built and share the risk and upside ahead. in that case, an alternative could be to sell a part of the company to a financial player while remaining both operational and as owner. Many Private Equity funds are skilled at helping entrepreneurs to take their business to the next level. Lars Weibull AB has extensive experience selling whole and parts of companies to Private Equity players – without splitting the company. Company Valuations With experience from over 300 transactions, we offer business valuations with great weight in real transaction experience. The valuation comes complete with detailed material about how we have calculated and what factors we have taken into account. In the end though, a company is always worth what a buyer is willing to pay, but it’s possible to make a good estimate. Our process is based on a carefully developed strategy to identify and process buyers, negotiate, and close the deal. We work in teams and have a combined experience based on hundreds of business transactions and we have recurring contact with relevant types of buyers, both Swedish and international. We take responsibility for the process from start to finish. We run the dialogue with buyers, pace the process and lead corporate presentations along with the management. In most cases, we also include lawyer fees in our remuneration model. We have a simple mission agreement where our clients are never “forced” to sell and there are no interruption fees. We love companies and learn our clients’ companies thoroughly to utlimately find the right buyer and present the company correctly. We are all “industrialists” with deep and wide experience from different roles in different industries About Tobias Lundin Tobias has extensive experience in project management, strategy and analysis. As project manager at Lars Weibull AB, he has been responsible for transaction processes in a variety of industries. Tobias has previous experience from international sales in the IT sector. Tobias has a bachelor’s degree in Media and Communication Studies from Lund University, and he also studied Economics at Columbia College in California and at the Stockholm School of Economics.