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.

The seller
With more than 50 years of experience and a wide range of technological expertise, HALM is a leading problem-solver in the area of pump technology and other fields. Its international clients particularly appreciate the company’s flexible approach to meeting individual requirements while still maintaining high quality. As a result, the company has succeeded in gaining a respected reputation in the market as a well-known brand name established over many years. Key elements of its product portfolio includes circulation pumps for heating systems, drinking and domestic water systems, solar power systems and geothermal energy.

The buyer
Armstrong Fluid Technologies is a globally active specialist in the field of flow technology with approximately 1,000 employees. Founded in 1934, the company occupies a leading market position in the intelligent control of liquid flows. By acquiring the Pumps business unit, it aims to expand its market access within Europe and complement its product portfolio with additional technologies.

The role of benten capital
benten capital initiated the transaction on behalf of the seller, instigated a global bidding process and advised on the negotiations with Armstrong Fluid Technologies, alongside other interested parties from the United States and Western and Eastern Europe, until the successful conclusion of the transaction. The partners at benten capital responsible for the transaction were Harald Tomaselli and Ulrich Praßler.

Germany, Canada
1000 Mitarbeiter


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