Services

Autovista Group

A leading provider of data and intelligence for the European automotive industry

March 2017
Investment Date
Europe
Country

Business Overview

  • Created in 1933, Autovista provides valuation data, technical specifications and maintenance & repair estimation data across the automotive value chain
  • The company combines proprietary databases with industry expertise and sophisticated methodologies to help clients drive key decisions

  • Autovista provides its data primarily on a subscription basis through a range of digital products to a diversified customer base
  • The company serves 4 key customer segments across the automotive value chain including OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) & importers, dealers & workshops, body shops & insurers and fleet operators & motor finance providers

Investment Thesis

  • Attractive market positioning; #1 in DACH region, #2 in the UK and #1 in Poland for insurers

  • Strong visibility on revenues driven by a subscription based-model

  • Longstanding and diverse customer base, with a high level of renewals

  • Recognised brand with a reputation for its deep knowledge and technological expertise
  • Positive market trends with an increased reliance on data and pricing insights

Origination

  • Originated through a strong relationship with the company’s financial advisor

  • Primary transaction with PCS3 acting as sole lender to the company

https://www.autovistagroup.com/