Recent transactions

Over the years, our partners have successfully completed a wide variety of M&A and corporate finance transactions and projects. We invite you to take a look at a selection of them and gain insights into our specific approach and way of working. In particular, we would like to give you an idea of how we approach structuring and fulfilling transaction and project requirements in individual cases. We would be delighted to arrange a meeting with you to discuss these examples in more detail and present our other successfully completed transactions and consulting projects along with references.

Arcanum Energy Systems GmbH & Co KG

benten capital SUCCESSFULLY ASSISTS WITH THE SALE OF ARCANUM ENERGY SYSTEMS GMBH & CO KG TO THE NEUMAN & ESSER GROUP

Industry
Renewable energies, gases from renewable sources, comprehensive services in gas processing plants and process engineering

The transaction
Arcanum Energy Systems GmbH & Co KG (Arcanum), based in the town of Unna near Dortmund, became part of the NEUMAN & ESSER GROUP (NEA) on 30 April 2020. The company was transferred by way of a share deal. The merger enables both SMEs to combine their services and in future provide solutions covering the entire process chain, from biogas plant and biogas treatment to grid feed-in, including further processing into green hydrogen.


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Industry
Germany
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Chemoform AG

benten capital ASSISTS CHEMOFORM AG WITH FINANCING THE ACQUISITION OF THE FRENCH FIJA GROUP AND THE SALE OF A MINORITY STAKE TO CRÉDIT MUTUEL EQUITY

The company
The CF Group, headquartered in Wendlingen am Neckar near Stuttgart, was formed following the merger of the German company Chemoform AG with France’s FIJA Group. The owner-managed group of companies covers the entire value chain, from manufacturing, fitting out and maintaining private and public swimming pools to offering products for pool cleaning, hygiene and water treatment. Its comprehensive brand portfolio includes Chemoform, Waterman, Dinotec, Balena, Dr. Nüsken, Aqualux, Naturacqua, RPC and Carré Bleu. The Group has a workforce of around 800 employees, is active in more than 40 countries globally and generates consolidated annual sales of over EUR 200 million.

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Swimming pools
Germany
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Andreas Lupold Hydrotechnik GmbH

benten capital SUCCESSFULLY ASSISTS IN THE SALE OF ANDREAS LUPOLD HYDROTECHNIK GMBH TO A STRATEGIC INVESTOR

The company
Andreas Lupold Hydrotechnik GmbH specialises in the development and manufacture of premium hydraulic components with sales of around EUR 22 million and a workforce of 135 employees. The company was founded in 1948 and had been owned by the same family for three generations. Its product portfolio includes control and regulation valves, small gear and piston pumps, compact hydraulic lifting equipment and hydraulic clamping systems and presses. The company generates most of its sales from control and regulation valves for stationary and mobile hydraulics, which are produced on a large scale in different varieties. The remaining sales are generated from complex proprietary products that are produced in smaller quantities. The company has developed a large number of new proprietary products that are about to go into production and that will boost sales for the company.

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Metalworking
Germany
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C&C Bark Metalldruckguss & Formenbau GmbH

benten CAPITAL SUCCESSFULLY ASSISTS IN THE SALE OF C&C BARK METALLDRUCKGUSS & FORMENBAU GMBH TO AN INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC INVESTOR AS PART OF SELF-ADMINISTRATION PROCEEDINGS.

The company
C&C Bark Metalldruckguss und Formenbau GmbH is a leading supplier of complex magnesium die-cast parts in smaller and medium batch sizes with critical surfaces that meet the toughest possible requirements in terms of tolerances and dimensional precision in the booming lightweight construction sector. High-quality magnesium die-cast parts and components are supplied predominantly to the power tool, optics and motorcycle industries. The company can draw on almost 100 years of experience and has been focused exclusively on magnesium die-casting since 1986. Around 80 employees currently work at its Schörzingen site.

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Metalworking
Germany
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Quaprotek-Gruppe

Sale of the Quaprotek Group to FAIST and the Schweizer Group

The transactions
The family-run Quaprotek Group in Welzheim, east of Stuttgart, sold its major business units – the US production site in Ripley, Tennessee, and the Czech company Quaprotek Manufacturing k.s, Cvrcovice – as part of international M&A processes.

Through its group company FAIST Light Metals Tennessee LLC, based in Tennessee in the United States, the Italian-owned FAIST Group (headquartered in London) acquired both the main assets and liabilities and the workforce of Quaprotek USA LP, of Ripley, Tennessee by way of an asset deal.

Upon signing the deal, Schweizer Group GmbH & Co. KG in Hattenhofen, Germany, acquired all shares in Quaprotek Manufacturing k.s, Cvrcovice, Czech Republic, from Quaprotek International Providing Service GmbH, Welzheim, Germany.

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Production, manufacturing
Germany, USA, Czech Republic
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Acquisition of the Vollmer Group

LDBS Lichtdienst GmbH acquires the Vollmer Group

The transaction
LDBS Lichtdienst GmbH, based in Falkensee near Berlin, one of Germany’s leading lighting service providers, and its subsidiary, LDBS Dienstleistung GmbH, acquired the Vollmer Group located in Königsbach-Stein, Baden-Württemberg. As an insolvent company, H. Vollmer GmbH was acquired as part of a reorganisation by transfer (asset deal), while its affiliates insatech GmbH and Heitronic Asia Industrial Ltd. of Hong Kong were acquired by means of a share deal. The deal enabled all of the jobs and production sites in both Königsbach-Stein and Hong Kong to be secured.

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Trade, logistics
Germany
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Wendt Automotive

Acquisition of Wendt Automotive

The transaction
Katcon Global S.A., a global manufacturer of exhaust systems headquartered in Mexico, acquired Frankenthal, Germany-based Wendt-Automotive GmbH, a producer of prototypes and series for high-temperature insulation products for the automotive industry, by way of a share deal from private equity company Pinova Capital GmbH in Munich.

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Automotive
Mexico, Germany
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3C Deutschland GmbH

Acquisition of 3C Deutschland GmbH in Heilbronn

The transaction
Based in Heilbronn near Stuttgart, 3C Deutschland GmbH, an innovative provider of outsourcing services for insurance processes, was acquired in a share deal by Arvato Financial Solutions, a global financial service provider headquartered in Baden-Baden, as part of a traditional succession planning process.

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Service
Germany
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Ecoplant Group

Acquisition of the insolvent ECOPLANT Group

The transaction
The insolvent ECOPLANT Group, headquartered in Waiblingen near Stuttgart, was sold as part of a reorganisation by transfer (asset deal). Each of the four business units was acquired and subsequently managed by strategic investors.

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Industry
Germany
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Zrinski AG

Acquisition of Zrinski AG by way of a reorganisation by transfer

The transaction
Zrinski AG is a leading provider of high-precision, complex components and products such as medical implants and instruments. The company was acquired by Bricon GmbH, a subsidiary of China’s Naton Medical Group, as part of a reorganisation by transfer (asset deal). The deal enabled all of the jobs and production sites to be secured.

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Industry
Germany
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HALM

Acquisition of HALM Motors + Systems GmbH

The transaction
The Canadian company Armstrong Fluid Technologies, a manufacturer of intelligent fluid flow equipment, acquired the Pumps business unit from HALM Motors + Systems GmbH, part of the AUMA Group, as part of a carve-out deal involving employees and assets in Germany and Hungary.

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