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Grow your business through merger or acquisition

If you are facing an M&A opportunity, cash at hand is a decisive factor. Finance the transaction with re:cap by converting the combined future revenue of your current and target company into upfront cash.

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Spread out advisory fees

Costs for M&A advisors and lawyers can be high. re:cap enables you to spread large one-off expenses over time.

Increase financial leverage

Save time and equity. Move fast and finance your M&A transactions with re:cap’s on-demand, non-dilutive capital.

Access more funding

More revenue equals higher funding. Use your target company’s revenue to instantly increase your re:cap funding.

Why should you finance your M&A activities with re:cap?

Depending on your situation, re:cap works as a substitute or addition to other financing options – with clear advantages in both cases. Start diversifying your capital stack now.
Fixed costs
Additional costs
Time to money
Amount
Non-dilutive
Restrictions
Reporting requirements
Venture Debt
8% – 15% p.a.
May be divided in cash and Payment-in-Kind (PIK) interest rates
>€100k – open end
Counting in legal fees, closing fee, maturity fee, equity warrant or equity kicker, etc.
3+ months
€1m – €50m
Often divided into tranches, where each tranche is tied to the achievement of milestones
Due to equity warrants or equity kicker
Financial covenants & securities
For example pledges on receivables, patents, intellectual property and/or bank accounts
Monthly reporting
Depending on the respective exposure, providers may also ask for board seats
2% – 15 % on each financing
None
48 hours
Up to 60 % of ARR
None
Automated through platform
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Venture Capital
5% – 25% equity
>€100k – €900k
Legal, notary and potentially advisor fees
3+ months
€1m – €50m+
Personal guarantees & commitments
Monthly reporting, board seats
Faster access

You want to move fast. Get access to capital in minutes, not months.

Less dilution

Preserve your ownership stake and stay in control of your company.

Less costs

Save time and money spent on due diligence and reporting.

Less restrictions

We don’t ask for personal guarantees or financial covenants.

What other founders achieved with re:cap

With re:cap, we were able to get non-dilutive funding at an early stage which is great for every startup founder. The whole process was simple and fast, and we look forward to a long-term partnership in building Meisterwerk.

Bertram Wildenauer,
CEO and Co-Founder, Meisterwerk

While validating funding options to accelerate our growth we came across re:cap’s financing line and quickly realized it’s exactly what we needed: full flexibility and full control at attractive conditions. The process was transparent and fast (days, not months) which allowed us to focus on our core business.

Artur Hasselbach
CFO, Talentsconnect

re:cap has enabled us to get access to funding in an incredibly fast and transparent process. Also, I really like the business insights dashboard which helps us to understand and improve our funding terms. I would recommend every founder to look into re:cap as a financing partner.

Tobias Hagenau
CEO and Co-Founder, awork

For us as a company with recurring revenues from offering both hardware and software-as-a-service, re:cap's financing option is a great tool for cash flow management. In addition to that, the financing process was quick and uncomplicated.

Frederik Merz
CBDO and Co-Founder, ampere.cloud

In the first instance, we used the flexible liquidity buffer gained through re:cap to finance long-term marketing and sales activities that we would not have been able to tackle until later without re:cap. We are pleased to be able to continue using re:cap for flexible growth, for example to expand our sales team.

Dirk Brockmeyer
Executive Partner, Tabtool

Start as early as possible

Don’t miss out on potential deals and unlock a new growth lever for your business – act now to reveal how much leverage you can get out of re:cap's non-dilutive financing.

How to get started with re:cap

Set up your account and sync your data
Get approved and receive your terms
Request capital and get personalized insights

FAQs

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Can I also use the target's revenues for financing?

Yes, you may also trade the target’s revenues. The best point in time is after the closing of the transaction when you have full control over the acquired company.

Is it possible to combine re:cap with other forms of funding?

Yes, it is possible to combine re:cap with other forms of funding such as traditional bank loans, venture debt, venture capital or private equity.

Is refinancing and early repayment possible?

Yes, you can repay the outstanding amount anytime without additional fees.

Do I get a term sheet?

Once you've completed the onboarding process we’ll get back to you within 48h. In case of approval, we’ll provide the financing terms and financing limit via our platform. These terms are valid for 30 days and you’re able to trade subscriptions in cash.

When will I no longer receive funding?

If the runway drops below 6 months. Thus, it is important to proactively maintain and manage the runway while using re:cap. Other reasons for rejections could be high customer churn rates or high negative equity positions.

Is re:cap right for my company? Why should I sign up?

re:cap is made for all growing companies based in Germany or Netherlands who are already generating recurring revenue. Whether VC-backed or bootstrapped, small or large – our non-dilutive, on-demand financing solution works for you.

Creating an account is fast, easy, and free of charge. As part of the onboarding process, you will get information about your current financing limit and financing conditions. Additionally, we provide you with KPIs and additional insights for free. In short: there is no reason not to sign up!

Need more information? Please visit our general FAQ section here or contact us!