Linden Equity Partners is a private investment firm founded and managed by Andrés de Villasante and Francisco J. Elosúa, two entrepreneurs based in Monterrey, Mexico, where they seek to acquire and operate a company within the country.

"Our mission is to give continuity to your business legacy"

About us

Francisco j. elosúa

Francisco, born in Monterrey, Mexico is a founding partner of Linden Equity Partners. Before Linden Equity Partners, Francisco worked at CEMEX in the Process Evaluation department (Internal Audit / Consulting). Francisco has an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona, ​​Spain, a master's degree in finance from EGADE Business School in Monterrey, Mexico, and a double major in Economics and Industrial Engineering from Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas.

Andres de Villasante

Andrés, born in Monterrey, Mexico, is a founding partner of Linden Equity Partners, before Linden Equity he worked at Actinver Corporate Banking, serving as deputy director in charge of financing products for medium and large corporates. Andrés has an Executive MBA from IPADE Business School in Monterrey, Mexico, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics with Financial Applications from Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas.

Investment Criteria

COMPANY

  • Annual sales of $ 100 to $ 500 million Mexican pesos   
  • Profitability history in the last 3 years and EBITDA margins> 15%
  • High percentage of recurring income and predictable (contractual) cash flows

INDUSTRY

  • Growing industry (greater than twice the growth of the Gross Domestic Product)
  • Fragmented industry and of relevant size
  • Low threat from external factors (low cyclicality)

PEOPLE

  • Motivated salesperson willing to reduce their active role in the company and / or go out of business
  • Talented middle managers and a dedicated employment base
  • Owner interested in the continued success of the business

Our Process

PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS

Financial analysis of the company and evaluation of the industry

LETTER OF INTENT

Preliminary valuation of the company and negotiation of general terms of the transaction

DUE DILIGENCE

In-depth investigation of financial statements and legal, environmental, fiscal and commercial aspects.

NEGOTIATION

Negotiation of the final price and details of the purchase-sale contract.

closure

Investor approval, signing of legal documents, transfer of funds.

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Our Investors

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