Over the years, Valley Road Capital has developed a very strong network in Switzerland, and abroad:

Switzerland:

  • Very extensive network of contacts in the Swiss industry, banking sector and government bodies.
  • Members of key Swiss industry boards : Bobst Group and Adax Group, just to name a few.
  • The founder of Valley Road Capital SA, Pierre Kladny, is the chairman of the Swiss-French venture capital and private equity association (SECA).

 

China

  • Acquisitions of local competitors in the following industries:
    • Furniture
    • Watchmaking
    • Packaging machines
    • Turnkey chemical plants
  • Strategy development for European companies in China
  • Local M&A and strategic advisory partners.

 

Germany/Austria

  • Acquisition of German specialty chemical (polymer additives) player by Austrian competitor

 

Ghana

  • Evaluated and priced a large Real Estate project in Accra.

 

Holland

  • Successful funding of a listed company in the field of plastic recycling.

 

Hong Kong / Mainland China

  • Consolidation/merger with local Chinese partner in the watch movement industry
  • Support in the acquisition of a listed player in the seed production industry by a European company. Strategic support
  • Due diligence, strategic advice, research of partners and funding of international companies active in China (fitness chain, nutrition supplements, cleantech – dredging, water treatment, distribution)
  • Consulting to German Bundesliga for placement of TV rights with satellite TV broadcasters in the South of China

 

Kazakhstan

  • Contacts in the business community in Almaty.
  • Consulting to a Kazakh luxury business group.

 

Middle-East : Emirates, Oman

  • Experience and activities for more than 30 years.
  • Introduced to authorities, government.

 

Nordic countries :

  • Knowledge of the culture, fluent in swedish
  • M&A partners
  • Experience and activities for more than 30 years
  • Network of lawyers
  • Personal connections with industrial and entrepreneurial families
  • Direct access to private and institutional investors
  • Well connected in the business word, direct access to CEO/Chairman
  • Successful merger and seat transfer of a Norwegian company into a Swiss
  • Holding company in the luxury sector.
  • Local office to manage projects and transactions

 

Russia

  • Due-diligence and investment in a travel agency retail chain and a travel specialized web business.
  • Successful divestment of the web business to a Russian venture capital fund.

 

Slovakia

  • Extensive contacts in the business community in Bratislava.