MBO@Halder

Booster Precision Components, parent company under which Halder’s investments in CCN and PRAE-TURBO have been combined, has completed its management team over the summer. The new managers have a long track record in large scale industry as well as SMEs and draw on broad experience from the automotive sector. The right mix for developing the potential of one of the leading specialists in precision components for exhaust turbo chargers. more…

2016-4-28

Just how imporant are international markets? In 2011, almost 1 out of 4 SMEs generated more than 60 % of its revenue abroad; one year later, it was 1 out of 3. The trend is on the rise. more…

CCN and PRAE-TURBO combine to become Booster Precision Parts. The international group had a total output of € 133 million in 2015 and a global staff of more than 1,000. more…

Bottega Manifatturiera Borse

Bottega Manifatturiera Borse, maker of luxury leather goods, has added a new element to the client experience of its „Gianfranco Lotti“ brand: in November, the first „Salon Privé“ was opened on an extra floor above the company’s flagship store in Via Tornabuoni 9, Florence. more…

KLINGEL medical metal, Pforzheim/Germany, has acquired family-owned Josef Ganter Feinmechanik GmbH. Klingel has been part of Halder’s portfolio since 2012; the acquisition will accelerate its plans to become a specialist for medical technology components. more…

Growth isn't exactly weak and the transformation to a modern industrialised society is far from complete - China remains a target market for German SMEs. In turn, Germany is becoming a premier target for Chinese capital. more…

CCN, a specialist for precision components used in exhaust turbochargers, has opened a new production facility in Belusa, Slovakia. It is an investee company of Halder since 2011. more…

2015-7-10

In September 2013 Halder invested in the MBO/MBI of Bottega Manifatturiera Borse, an Italian manufacturer of luxury handbags. After the ownership and management change, Bottega relaunched its “Gianfranco Lotti” luxury brand to cover the consumer market in parallel to its B2B business. Let‘s take a closer look. more…

2015-6-8

„Metal precision“ as demanded by the medical technology sector is the future focus of Klingel’s business. Thomas Kroyer, the firm’s Chief Financial Officer, cites three reasons for supporting the businesses new outlook by changing the company’s name and its public appearance. more…

2015-6-5

In 2014, Halder largely completed building the portfolio for the Halder GIMV Germany II fund. How will it perform against its predecessor, which nearly doubled the capital paid-in by investors between 2003 and the end of 2014? more…

Any company manufacturing five million units of a component type per year can safely be considered a "known entity", even in the global automotive supply industry: PRAE-TURBO is a supplier of high-quality compressor wheels, a key component in automotive turbochargers, and a force in the market. Halder completed the MBO of the company in February 2015. more…

Amoena is the worldwide leader in prosthetics and functional undergarments for women after breast surgery. With Halder as the majority shareholder, the company is looking to grow internationally and offer a broader range of sports and leisure. more…

Halder is acquiring PRAE Turbo in Schwanewede near Bremen through a management buy-out. PRAE-TURBO was established in 2003 and focuses on machining compressor wheels for automotive turbochargers. more…

Halder has acquired Amoena Group, Raubling/Germany, through a management buy-out. Established in 1975, the company is the global leader in breast prosthetics and complementary functional apparel for women after breast surgery. more…

Over the last decade, venture philanthropy has taken hold in Continental Europe and may be on the verge of becoming an important part of what is generally called philanthropic and socially responsible investment. more…

Germany remains one of Europe’s most attractive markets among investors. While performance is consistently good for private equity, the going is not easy. Hanns Ostmeier was on the panel set up by Private Equity International magazine to discuss current developments. Issues included corporate culture of German midcap firms, valuation levels and acquisition financing. more…

Anja Böhme joined Halder’s investment team in July 2014. Starting in 2011 as a financial analyst at IKB Deutsche Industriebank in Frankfurt, she worked on acquisition financing for transactions from a broad range of industries. more…

Between 2006 and 2012, large companies increased innovation spending by nearly 18 % to € 105 billion, while SME budgets lagged behind at about one fifth of this level, where they have stagnated in recent years. more…

Ian Salisbury appointed Group CEO of Booster Precision Components GmbH

2016-7-4 Booster Precision Components GmbH has appointed Ian Salisbury as Group CEO. He will oversee the strategic development and further integration of the recently combined turbocharger component manufacturing companies CCN and Prae-Turbo. Booster will be headquartered in Frankfurt and have operations in Germany, France, Slovakia, China and Mexico. Its principal customers are the Tier 1 suppliers of turbocharger systems to the global automotive industry. more…

2015-12-16 KEYMILE has added new functions, such as the configuration of a new packet-filter firewall, to its LineRunner-IS-3400 and identical HYTEC-HY104 family. This helps suppliers and operators of mission-critical infrastructures to comply with new German IT security legislation. more…

ISO-certification for KLINGEL medical metal

2015-7-23 Intertek Certification AB has audited Halder’s portfolio firm KLINGEL medical metal, certifying the company’s quality and process optimization. Intertek’s certification relates to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 and EN ISO 13485:2012, it is valid to 2018. more…

2015-7-9 Telecommunications supplier KEYMILE has joined the Union des Industries Ferroviaires Européennes (UNIFE), the Brussels-based European Rail Industry Association. more…

2015-4-30 KEYMILE is stepping up business with mission-critical telecommunications networks. The company is expanding its portfolio of solutions by launching the XMC20 product range especially for mission-critical networks. more…

2015-2-10 The target groups for KEYMILE’s new MileGate Fibre Series are network operators wanting to set up innovative optical fibre networks for homes and businesses in the most flexible way. more…

2014-10-30 KEYMILE has won the order to build the mission-critical communications network for the French high-speed railway line LGV BPL from Le Mans to Rennes. more…

2014-9-30 New models of KEYMILE's LineRunner IS product line offer a powerful and cost-effective solution for monitoring and controlling  mission-critical data networks of energy suppliers, railway, oil and gas companies. more…

2014-30-1 As part of an extensive project, telecommunications service provider htp from Hanover connected large rented housing complexes to a high-speed optical fibre network. The buildings are owned by Gundlach, a housing company and the Spar- and Bauverein cooperative. more…

Federal Minister of the Interior, Dr. Friedrich, visits GEALAN Fenster-Systeme GmbH

2013-3-8 Dr. Hans-Peter Friedrich, Germany’s Federal Minister of the Interior, was impressed with GEALAN's innovative clout when he visited the company's premises. Despite a difficult 2012 and an intensely competitive environment, GEALAN is poised for positive development: In 2013, the Group is striving for considerable growth in the tens of millions, which is to be proportionately achieved in both Western and Eastern European countries. more…

CCN exhibits at „2. Aachen Colloquium China“, Beijing, in November 2012

2012-10-25 Halder portfolio company CCN, a French specialist for precision parts used in turbo charger systems, will exhibit at „2. Aachen Colloquium China“, scheduled for November 6 – 7, 2012 in Beijing. more…

CCN at engine expo 2012 in Novi, Michigan (USA)

2012-10-22 engine expo is an annual trade fair started in 1999 in Stuttgart, Germany, addressing the automotive powertrain market. CCN, a Halder portfolio company specializing in precision parts for turbo charging systems, will be one of the exhibitors at the fair. more…

KEYMILE: Broadband World Forum 2012

2012-10-2 This year’s Broadband World Forum will take place in Amsterdam from 16 to 18 October 2012. At the Forum, KEYMILE will be presenting new solutions for fibre optic connections in a diverse range of applications. One of the innovations includes the MileGate 2880 GPON solution. more…

KEYMILE: Change in the Management Team

2012-10-1 From 1st of October, Michael Breyer, former head of the Finance department, becomes Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the KEYMILE group. He takes over from Andreas Gebauer who will pursue his career elsewhere. more…

KEYMILE has new vectoring-capable VDSL2 card for MileGate platform

2012-6-28 As of today, KEYMILE will supply a new vectoring-capable VDSL2 card for its multi-service access platform MileGate. As a result, telecommunications providers can deliver high-speed, triple-play connections for homes and reliable services for business customers. more…

KEYMILE presents at CommunicAsia 2012

2012-5-30 At this year’s CommunicAsia from 19 to 22 June in Singapore, KEYMILE will present its fibre optic solutions for a vast range of scenarios. Visitors will also be able to find out more about current developments for reliable data transmission in dedicated networks. more…

KEYMILE extends MileGate platform

2012-4-19 KEYMILE, a leading technology supplier of access and transmission system communications solutions, introduces MileGate 2310, a new subrack for its multi-service access platforms. more…

CeBIT 2012: KEYMILE presents flexible FTTx broadband expansion solutions

2012-2-9 KEYMILE is a leading supplier of technology for communications solutions in access and transmission systems. The company will present new products for telecommunications networks on stand D66 in CeBIT’s hall 13. more…

KEYMILE showcases access solution for cost-effective optical fibre connections

2012-1-25 At the FTTH Conference 2012 in Munich from 14 to 16 February, KEYMILE will present its optical multi-service access platform MileGate in an extensive FTTH live showcase. KEYMILE is Gold Sponsor of the FTTH Conference, a premier European fair and congress on optical fibre technologies. more…