About the transaction
BlueBull, the technology advisory firm specialized in high-growth businesses and tech M&A transactions, in co-advisory with Arcano, acted as the exclusive financial advisor for the shareholders of Seabery on its strategic partnership with MCH Private Equity and Seaya Ventures. The asset managers, MCH and Seaya, have invested in the company through their MCH SOPEF and Seaya Andromeda funds, acquiring a minority stake in Seabery with the intention of supporting its ambitious growth plan.
Launched in 2007 and headquartered in Huelva, Spain, Seabery is a leading international company in the development of EdTech solutions applying Augmented Reality to welding training. Seabery is the result of a balanced combination of the software and hardware worlds, working together towards the disruption of the welding industry.
BlueBull assisted Seabery in the process of analyzing all available options to seek a strategic partnership that could support Seabery´s ambitious growth plan. MCH and Seaya are leading investment firms in the Spanish growth market. Both investors have a solid track record with more than 70 portfolio companies and more than €1.3bn assets under management, combined.
Launched in 2007 and HQ in Huelva, Spain, Seabery is a leading international company in the development of EdTech solutions applying Augmented Reality to welding training. Its proprietary products cover the whole experience from hardware to software, applying Augmented Reality to the welding training ecosystem. The company has a consolidated international footprint within more than 80 countries and employs more than 100 people. Today Seabery continues its exponential growth based on its Augmented Reality technology.
Investments closed by SOPEF
The SOPEF fund was created in 2018 with the aim of supporting Spanish mcompanies to develop their internationalization plans by taking temporary minority stakes. Its investors are COFIDES, FIEX and the Oman Investment Authority and it contemplates a €200m total investment. The fund is managed by MCH Private Equity, one of the most prestigious Spanish asset managers in the national private equity sector. Since inception, SOPEF has made investments in 8 companies, taking minority stakes in international companies such as Palacios, Llusar, Symborg or Logalty.
About Seaya Andromeda
Investments closed by Seaya Ventures
Seaya Andromeda is a €300m Venture Capital fund focused on sustainability. Andromeda’s mission is to address global sustainability challenges through investments in tech companies in the fields of GreenTech, Circular Economy, AgriTech and Sustainability in the food value chain. The fund is part of the Seaya platform, the leading Venture Capital in Europe and Latin America with offices in Madrid and Mexico City, that manages five early-stage investment funds. Some of its investees are: Glovo, Cabify, Wallbox (NYSE:WBX), Fracttal, Clarity AI, Clicars, Alma or RatedPower.
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