UBB creates a digital platform for mergers and acquisitions
03 November 2021
While aiming at innovations, digitalization and high standards, United Bulgarian Bank (UBB), part of the Belgian financial group KBC, provides its business clients with a new service in its product portfolio, related to corporate finance and focused on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals. The online platform UBB Match’it offers an opportunity for a quick, easy and confidential meeting between sellers and buyers, exchange of information and finding a suitable partner for execution of M&A deals.
UBB Match’it is a professional, closed-type digital market with functionalities that meet the needs of buyers and sellers of businesses, as well as protect their interest and offer discretion in their business relations.
The digital platform is designed for small and medium-sized enterprises and family businesses that are looking for solutions upon selling or attracting new equity investors for development of their business, as well as investors/buyers that are seeking investment opportunities or strategic decisions for their development through mergers.
The participants in UBB Match’it – sellers of companies - receive the possibility in a quick and simple manner to offer their business before a vast range of investors in Bulgaria and in Europe, upon observance of full confidentiality, reliability and control on information. UBB experts render support for the company's presentation, as well as upon finding a suitable partner for the deal, using the large client and partner network of UBB and KBC Group.
Investors, registered in the platform have access to offers for sale of companies in both Bulgaria and abroad, in countries where the platform operates.
„The new Match’it platform will provide great added value to our business clients, and particularly for small and medium-sized companies and family businesses. It fills a key gap for Bulgarian business in search of easier access to local and foreign capital. With Match’it UBB will enable its clients to reach a broad investor base and find opportunities for growth.“, commented on the launch of the platform Peter Roebben, Chief Executive Officer of UBB.
Being part of an international group, UBB provides its clients with an all-round service related to merger and acquisition deals - from strategic decision-making for purchase or sale of businesses, through consultation on structuring and finalization of the deal, eventual acquisition funding and services, related to further management of cash funds. This comprehensive approach towards clients is being also supplemented with the products of UBB Premium Banking, including professional consultations on investing the seller companies’ idle funds.