About Us

In order to support companies in their sustainable growth, VELUT focuses its operations in mergers and acquisitions advisory as well as financial and strategic consulting to family-owned businesses.

We understand the market and the challenges that companies and its owners face on a daily basis. We recognise that each stage of a company lifecycle is different, with specific needs and adjusted solutions.

These variables are even more relevant in the course of a transaction, in which multiple factors – visible and hidden ones – are the key to success.

We dare to be different, to be better, by adopting a disruptive and dynamic approach, built on our team and VELUT’s worldwide partnership network extensive and hands-on experience.

OUR COMMITMENT IS TO DEVELOP A WORK PLAN IN A CLOSE PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR CLIENT, BUILDING A RELATIONSHIP BASED ON MUTUAL TRUST AND OPENNESS WITH THE ULTIMATE AIM OF MEETING THEIR STRATEGIC GOALS.

Why VELUT?

COMMITMENT

Our team guarantees full commitment in finding the best tailor made solutions to meet our client’s needs and purposes.

STRATEGY

Each strategy is designed based on a result-driven approach. Our privileged network is one of the foundation of VELUT’s operation, enabling us to deliver added value solutions to our clients.

INDEPENDENCE

We are an independent entity fully focused on our clients engagement and the outlined strategy.

EXPERTISE AND SPECIALIZATION

With an important track-record and know-how, our team has a proven experience and expertise in corporate finance and strategic consulting fields. Our workflow is developed using specialized methodologies and the best practices recognized internationally.

GLOBAL REACH

Our international strategic alliances allows us access to differentiated and innovative solutions globally.

CONFIDENTIALITY

We assure complete secrecy and confidentiality, in order to not compromise any processes managed by VELUT.

Services

Sell Side

Advisory in the process of selling partially or totally the shares of a company, motivated by multiple reasons, namely shareholders issues (succession, health problems, conflicts, etc.), divestment in non-core areas, among others.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Support in structuring concentration and build-up operations resulting from strategic motivations. Includes acquisition processes regarding targets that meet a defined investment criteria or already screened. We also identify potential partners and business opportunities for our clients bearing in mind integration processes from where economies of scale derive.

Fund Raising

Screening of financial investors – private equity funds – and/or strategic partners in order to finance investment projects and growth strategies. We also assist our clients structuring operations of higher complexity such as MBO – management buyout, MBI – management buyin, among others.

Financial and Strategic Advisory

Specialized advisory focused in the needs and challenges faced by family-owned businesses related with strategic and financial management, family succession, etc.

Company Valuation, Investment Projects and Business Plans

Development of independent opinions of value in accordance with the international standards of business valuation. Support in designing investment projects and respective business/feasibility plans to companies and early stage entrepreneurs.

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Partners

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Patrícia Sousa, Managing Partner

With over 10 years of experience in M&A and Strategic Advisory she is the Founder partner of VELUT.

During her professional career was involved in several corporate finance deals interacting with private equity investors and economic groups in a national and international environment.

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Contacts

Rua do Passeio Alegre, 20, 4150-570 Porto – Portugal
Tel.: +351 220 108 012 | velut@velut.pt