You have succeeded in building your business from the ground up – now it is time to move into new geographic markets. Although balance sheet strength does make a difference, connections, recruiting, guidance and support are what matter most. Whether you are a U.S.-based firm seeking to expand operations into Asia or Europe – or a European or Asian firm seeking to break into the U.S. markets – Summit can help.
Summit Partners provides more than just growth equity to fund geographic expansion. Our portfolio companies are headquartered in the majority of U.S. states and Canadian provinces, as well as in many European countries. They also operate across Eastern Europe, China, Japan, India, Australia and many other countries. Wherever a company seeks to do business, Summit can add value.
Here are some examples:
Summit worked closely with vente-privee.com management on the company’s successful international expansion to Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States—evaluating competitors in each market, identifying designer brands and making introductions to senior management.
- Summit helped Pediatrix Medical Group Inc. grow from four U.S. states and Puerto Rico to more than 30 states and become the leading provider of maternal-fetal, newborn and pediatric physician services in the United States.
Summit Partners assisted Flow Traders BV in strengthening infrastructure and reporting, recruiting a more experienced chief financial officer, and leveraging the Summit network to staff its new U.S.-based office. The company now maintains 24-hour trading operations in Amsterdam, Singapore and New York City.
- With support from Summit, Jamba! AG expanded its geographic reach from Germany across Europe, increasing its subscriber base from several hundred thousand to several million customers.
Summit Partners has helped many companies grow through geographic expansion. To learn more, read the case studies below: