January 2015 – Buy Side Advisory – Acquisition of Minority Interest
The partners of A3 Capital have served as exclusive financial advisors to TRD Comercializadora Ltda. (“Tradener”) in the acquisition process of minority interest in MAPS S.A. (“Maps”). Present from the analysis of investment options until the transaction closing, the partners of A3 Capital have produced market and business documents as well as the valuation that supported the investment, and guided the negotiation terms and structure, including the necessary governance configuration. The value of the transaction will be kept confidential.
Established in 1998 to be the pioneer in the then newly established electricity trading market, Tradener became an independent trader, with strong performance in all activities of institutional regulatory environment. The aim to go further and continue to grow, its market and its customers, is the main purpose of the company, which for over 15 years of existence has won customers in all Brazilian states, as well as exploring and doing business in Argentina, Bolivia and Uruguay. In 2013 it was authorized by the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels – ANP for the exercise of the natural gas trading activity, upon registration as gas trading agent. Currently, Tradener is active in buying and selling, business brokerage, representation and management of producing agents and free consumers of electricity and natural gas, as well as their import and export.
For further information, please access: www.tradener.com.br
More than an Information Technology company (IT), Maps is a company with business vision, specializing in critical solutions, focused on quality service and determined to be prepared for the future, following not only technological developments but also the market changes, corporations and their needs. Founded in 2000, it was created by professionals of the areas of finance, mathematics and technology, and developed software solutions for companies in the financial segment. Software lines are divided into system for Market Risk Management, System Trustee Management, System for the Treasury System to SPB and CCSFN, and System for Asset Management. Maps develops solutions using the Jmine Framework platform, an aspect which ensures better quality and is easy to update, offering speed and integration.
For further information, please access: www.maps.com.br