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Investment Approach

Russmedia International is an investor in and operator of marketplaces, aggregators and SaaS solutions.

We focus on strategic acquisitions of profitable niche marketplaces and support entrepreneurs throughout the lifecycle of their business. We are seeking long-term partnerships with management teams and enable sustainable businesses.

Our main focus

Strategic Acquisitions

Investing in profitable (>€500k EBITDA) niche marketplaces and adjacent software businesses with more than €2m in revenues across Europe where we can add value and build a >€2m EBITDA business in three to five years.

  • Financials: €2-3m revenues, growing and profitable
  • Attractive market position: market leader or significant number 2 in a defensible niche (preferably EU)
  • Investment size up € 50m
  • Both minority and majority stakes considered: long-term partnership with founders or existing management desired

Venture Capital

Growth Investments

Occassionally, we also invest in high-growth startups entering industries we know really well and believe a new model can be more successful.

  • High growth and scalable digital businesses
  • From Series A upwards
  • Driven founding team with a significant stake in the company
  • Active in the same industries as our of our strategic portfolio companies

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Comprehensive Corporate Toolbox

M&A Support and Growth Finance

Our dedicated M&A team actively helps with bolt-on acquisitions to bolster and accelerate business growth.

Technical Support and Shared Services

We provide technical workshops in conjunction with advisory on new technologies, system architecture design, cloud solutions, processes and infrastructure automation.

Shared Software Tools

Our digital business network enables us to offer software and licenses at significantly discounted rates. We give small companies access to tools that are typically only affordable for larger enterprises.

Operational Excellence

Knowledge exchange across the fields of product development, technology, marketing and sales are key advantages of collaborating with us. We also facilitate workshops, best practice sharing, trainings and meetings as well as dedicated meetups throughout the Russmedia Group.

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Access to our powerful network

Our international network of highly qualified and experienced professionals in online marketplace and SaaS business is available on demand.

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Material Equity Participation

We seek long-term partnerships with the management teams of the businesses we invest in. Knowing the importance of trust and alignment of interest, we ensure that company leaders hold a material equity participation in the business they run.

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Funding throughout market cycles

We provide reliable, fast and consistent funding for the company to finance acquisitions or other strategic initiatives.

Curious

Competitive

Committed

Pragmatic

Sustainable

Proactive

Curious

Competitive

Committed

Pragmatic

Sustainable

Proactive

Curious

Competitive

Committed

Pragmatic

Sustainable

Proactive

We appreciate the ongoing and open exchange with the various companies within the group, that has given us new inputs, great feedback and shorter paths. Especially at the board meetings, we get a lot of takeaways. The good networking of the RMI has also opened new doors and contributed to the positive development of ALPINRESORTS.com. Story lesen

Gunther Dillersberger

Co-founder

We are happy to be accompanied by Russmedia and to be part of their plans for growing in the marketplace industry. We have received valuable support on all areas and could always rely on financial support if needed.

Thomas Brückmann

Managing Director

From RMI we always receive group wide initiatives lifting our company on a whole new level of professionalism by delivering an infrastructure team, marketing support/experts in network and many more connections and know-how exchanges.

Lucian Luncan

Head of Classifieds

Russmedia secured the long-term financing of the company because they believed in our team and product. Now I am experiencing strong strategic and operational support and handshake quality.

Anke Odrig

Managing Director

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