Global leaders in M&A, corporate development and investment strategy for the language services industry — including cross-border acquisitions and divestitures.
We are regularly involved in large, complex and industry-defining transactions, supporting all forms of buyers, sellers and investors from around the world.
As M&A BROKERS, we offer the full suite of services supporting both sell-side and buy-side transactions.
As M&A ADVISORS, we offer corporate development and strategy consulting including growth strategy, valuations, M&A analysis, due diligence, post-merger integration as well as other key services.
As part of NIMDZI INSIGHTS, we involve our entire team in providing the broadest and most complete research, data and information available in the industry to support our M&A services. The collective experience of our team is unsurpassed and benefits everyone we work with.
As a fully integrated part of Nimdzi Insights, Nimdzi M&A is able to draw upon a wide range of skills and knowledge to provide a comprehensive level of service to our M&A clients. Nimdzi Insights regularly engages with government agencies, language service providers and language service buyers including multinational corporations, firms and individuals investing in the language industry. This holistic view allows Nimdzi to provide unique and diverse insights covering the full spectrum of the language industry.
The Nimdzi team consists of over 40 researchers and cultural consultants strategically spread across 14 countries. The team is composed of synergistic roles which cover the breadth of specializations within the language industry including corporate development, operational management, localization, language technology, audiovisual, interpreting among many others.
For language entrepreneurs, executives and business owners, Nimdzi serves as a valuable asset: We are experts in readying LSPs for sale. As part of our strategic M&A consulting, we help LSPs grow and find profitability. Thanks to our knowledge, experience and position we are proven leaders in finding and identifying best fit matches for a potential transaction during the pre-deal phase.
What distinguishes Nimdzi from other consultants is that, beyond operating from a theoretical basis, we also have decades of real, hands-on experience. For example, even though your company may not be quite ready to be sold right now, we provide a full set of services to help guide you efficiently through the process of getting there. This is what Nimdzi did, for example, with our work for ISI and Alpha Translations.
For Investors in the language industry. Nimdzi draws on our vast network of connections within the language industry to provide unique opportunities which are note available on the open market. As leading strategic advisors in LSP growth and profitability, we are able to provide essential pre-deal advice on any transaction for language service providers and language technology companies. Our due diligence and company analysis work produces essential insights and is highly regarded by corporate leaders in the language industry.
Nimdzi consultants form a very experienced and diverse team that operates in all the areas of the language service industry. Our M&A team leverages this capability to provide maximum value for your enterprise.
A co-founder of Nimdzi Insights, Renato brings decades of knowledge and experience to the M&A process. He has experience on both sides of the deal in M&A. As a Founder & CEO, he sold his company to Moravia. He also implemented Moravia’s rollup and growth strategy that resulted in its final acquisition by RWS from Clairon. Renato has been involved in a number of landmark industry M&A transactions as an advisor-broker and as a master consultant to the industry. He is a proven, key asset to any M&A transaction in the language industry and very much enjoys working with far ranging teams to achieve their goals.
Jonathan has extensive experience in the corporate enterprise technology space where he ran product management, product marketing, business development, and strategy for many years. Heading the Nimdzi M&A team, Jonathan has become a leading consultant in the language industry and a key driving force behind Nimdzi’s M&A success. Simply put, Jonathan is among the very best in the M&A game and, as one client put it, “the voice of common sense in M&A.”
By providing a multifaceted approach to the language industry, we consistently help our clients achieve their M&A goals. We have a holistic approach to M&A services and a passion for assisting our LSP clients formulate and implement the right growth strategy and build their road map for an exit strategy or further investment.
Being integrated into the language industry, advising both language service buyers and language service sellers, Nimdzi is uniquely positioned to advise language investors on effective M&A strategies as well as provide an unrivaled network of offerings allowing for unique deal flows as inventors implement their M&A strategy.
Supporting buyers in the acquisition process through M&A strategy consulting, prudent target selection and synergy analysis; evaluating potential targets not only on current performance but in light of our unique understanding of market trends in order to help buyers maximize high-value outcomes.
Assisting language technology & service companies seeking to maximize value in the market through our confidential sale process (protecting client data at all times). We help prepare companies for sale, providing valuations, preparing data for deal rooms and offering strategic M&A consulting to help companies attain maximum value.
Offering strategic, technological, corporate due diligence services — including a multidimensional practical approach to risk management with a focus on highlighting a company’s competitive advantage and scalability. Our unique understanding of the technology and competitive landscape within the language sector allows us to provide unparalleled insights in due diligence services.
Supplying high level strategic analysis in company and market assessment. We carefully design our M&A strategy taking into account our clients needs and the specific business case, identifying risks and gaps in a company’s market position and establishing deal criteria, including M&A boundary condition, scope definition and integration planning.
We support M&A transaction execution providing advice and support services. Our understanding in language industry value creation and synergy capture, along with our experience in the field as an active manager facilitating transactions, enables us to assist our clients to confidently close transactions.
The Nimdzi 100 is one of our flagship publications. It includes a ranking of the top 100 LSPs by revenue, a watchlist of large players that don’t disclose their revenues, and a detailed overview of the size and state of the language services industry. The Nimdzi 100 is widely considered an industry standard and is read by tens of thousands of people in the translation and localization space and beyond. LSPs, localization buyers, investors, savvy job seekers, and analysts will benefit from this free resource.