Beringer Finance has acted as sole Financial Advisor on the sale of Universum
Beringer Finance has advised the owners of Universum on the sale to the e-recruitment firm StepStone, owned by the publicly-listed German media conglomerate Axel Springer (SPG:GR). The transaction has been approved by the competition authorities.
Universum was founded in Stockholm more than 30 years ago and has developed to become a global data-driven employer branding specialist. The company offers innovative and data-driven employer branding services. Universum helps around 2,000 customers all over the world with the quantitative measurement, development, and communication of their employer brands. The company is employing around 160 people and has its headquarters in Stockholm in addition to eleven offices located throughout the world.
Beringer Finance has more than 100 years of experience as a trusted advisor within Corporate Finance and Capital Markets. We offer in-depth industry and transaction knowledge, focusing on creating long-term value for our clients in all phases of their growth and transition. Over the past 20 years Beringer Finance has completed more than 300 projects with an aggregate transaction value of more than USD 22 billion, ranging from larger cross-border transactions to smaller domestic deals. In June 2016 Beringer Finance and Fondsfinans joined forces and today has more than 80 professionals working in offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Reykjavik, Palo Alto and New York (Beringer Finance US, Inc).