case studies

insights into aasa's value creation

case study 1: dunes technologies

an example of successful value creation in principal investment. By investing capital and labor, aasa helped to turn a promising technology company into a respected industry player. aasa was actively involved in the daily operations, including the build-up of the commercial activities and related business development efforts. the M&A process run by aasa led to a successful exit to the industry leader vmware.

case study 2: buy-side advisory

a common view on long-term value creation. aasa provided 360° support to an industrial group with a  cash-rich balance sheet. Our work started with the analysis of the strategic options for the shareholders and the definition of investment criteria and decision processes. aasa identified targets providing a strong fit with the client's strategic criteria and subsequently closed an acquisition of an additional industrial leg.

case study 3: forteq

from turnaround to sustainable profitability and growth. Under the leadership of aasa the former plastic division of Mikron was spun out into a standalone unit. In the function of ad-interim CEO, aasa was actively involved in the redefinition of the product positioning, the optimization of production processes and the hiring of a new management crew. We strengthen commercial awareness and entrepreneurial mindset, the basis for forteq's success.