January 2013

Argos Wityu & Schmidt – Commercial due diligence for a PE fund

Buy side Commercial and Technical DD on telecoms equipment maker

Argos Soditic, a large Swiss Private Equity firm required support during a transaction in which it was assessing a potential investment into a privately held network equipment maker. Axxeltrova was engaged to assess:

  • The technology landscape in terms of Metro Ethernet, TDM and Carrier Ethernet
  • The competitive landscape
  • The market size and opportunity

Axxeltrova held various workshops with the target company’s management team to fully understand strategy objectives, technology, customer base and product roadmap. The Axxeltrova team then undertook a deep dive qualitative and quantitative study of the TDM and Carrier Ethernet market including interviews with competitors and potential partners and customers.