Passion for Industries
M&A and Corporate Finance
M&A and Corporate Finance
We are an independent and industry-oriented mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and corporate finance company located in Steinhausen/Zug, Switzerland. P4i Partners Ltd. was established in 1984 and developed from a Swiss technology family business.
P4i Partners has many years of experience and in-depth knowledge in the field of M&A and corporate finance services for small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs). As industrialists with a profound knowledge of industry, we specialise in the technology and service sector.
We support SMEs in the technology and service industry, particularly in issues relating to the succession process, trade sale, company acquisition, buy-out transactions and growth financing. The strengths of P4i Partners include profound industrial know-how as well as a global and industry-specific network of investors.
Entrepreneur with 100% passion for Swiss and European technology SMEs. After his business- and financial studies at the University of St. Gallen, he worked for various financial and IT companies in Switzerland and abroad. The combination of IT and financial know-how helped him to an extensive industrial and M&A expertise as well as an international and industry sector specific network. His passions include traveling, sailing and tennis.
Role of partner and board member at P4i Partners Ltd. After his studies in mechanical engineering and business administration, he worked successfully in the industry as well as in the information technology sector. ABB and Digital Equipment Corporation (now Hewlett-Packard) were among the long-term stages of his career. For over 20 years he has been active as an entrepreneur, developing and then successfully selling IT companies. His passions include sailing and tennis.
Luc Tissot is 5th generation member of the Tissot family in Le Locle, Switzerland - birth place of Tissot watches in 1853. He is Chairman of Tissot Medical Research SA, developing a smart contact lens for the early detection of glaucoma. Previously he created two other medtech companies - an implanted pacemaker with Hoffman La Roche and an implanted valve for brain pressure, sold to Johnson and Johnson. A mechanical engineer from ETH Zurich and an MBA IMD - Lausanne, he started in the family watch factory as production manager, later becoming Executive Board Member of Omega & Tissot Group. Luc founded Tissot Economic Foundation, which launched the Neuchatel cantonal economic promotion program establishing hundreds of companies from abroad.
After his business - and financial studies, he has worked many years for various international financial, accounting and consulting companies. At KPMG, he worked for many years as a partner and was responsible for the banking sector. Today, he is a board member at several well-known financial institutions and possesses an outstanding international network. His passions include classical music, literature and sailing.
As an independent M&A and corporate finance company we support SMEs comprehensively and skilfully in all phases of a transaction.
According to requirements, we accompany our clients through an acquisition, trade sale, merger, restructuring or search for financing. The team at P4i Partners comprises experienced entrepreneurs who are distinguished by their extensive industrial and financial know-how as well as an excellent global network.
Our clients benefit from meticulous and professional implementation of the entire transaction process, from definition of the sale strategy, to preparation of sales documentation, to completion of the transaction.
We take on responsibility for project management during the acquisition process, coordinating the work of all stakeholders involved. Furthermore we analyse the possible acquisition candidates and support our clients in evaluating the company, preparing offers and holding negotiations.
We support SMEs in the search for financing. We explore selected financing possibilities within our network and prepare realistic financing models deploying various forms of financing.
A management buy-out (MBO) or a management buy-in (MBI) has far-reaching effects for the management, seller and investors. We support our clients in finding the best possible solution for all parties involved.
We believe it is necessary to have worked in an industry in order to understand it. P4i Partners can draw upon industry-specific training and many years of experience. We start by analysing the product and service and the respective market in detail, and only in the next step do we turn our attention to the finances.
We successfully combine the technical and financial worlds. We can draw upon a strong network of partners in the largest growth regions of the world, thereby using all possibilities open to us.
Our entrepreneurial approach, many years of industry experience, and a global network of investors enable P4i Partners to ensure the efficient and successful implementation of every transaction.
P4i Partners has in-depth experience in the technology sector. With our knowledge and network we support global and national SMEs in this fast-growing market, helping them to define their own M&A and corporate finance options and to introduce appropriate measures.
Data Analytics &
eCommerce & Marketplaces
Engineering & Technology Services
Digital Media &
Internet of Things
P4i Partners offers highly qualified employees with bold entrepreneurial spirit a superb working environment. We are always open to discuss possibilities with potential new team members who have excellent training and the relevant industry experience.
M&A trainee (6 months)
Sumpfstrasse 18 , 6312 Steinhausen
+ 41 41 501 44 20
Schweiz / Switzerland