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Halder acquires Sirag, Univer and Uniprod and integrates them with the portfolio companies Drumag and EPH in the Valeta Group
Halder has acquired a majority stake in Sirag, Univer and Uniprod in Switzerland through the portfolio companies Drumag EPH, which are connected through the Valeta Group.
Halder portfolio company Conen acquires HKS Systemtechnik
Halder-backed Conen, a provider of interiors and technical products for educational institutions, takes over HKS Systemtechnik in Borchen (Germany), a specialist in the field of projection and presentation technology.
Halder acquires Anker Kassensysteme GmbH
Halder has acquired a majority stake in Anker Kassensysteme GmbH (Bielefeld, German) as part of a management buy-out. The management team co-invests alongside with Halder in the transaction and becomes minority shareholder.
Halder acquires Suvema
Quality, reliability and increasing demand for automation and productivity characterize the Swiss manufacturing industry. Suppliers of customized CNC machine tools benefit from strong demand for individual solutions.
Halder acquires Drumag Fluidtechnik and EPH Elektronik
The suppliers of customized drive technologies are growing with both mechanical and electronic components as well as systems and are combined in a joint group. Halder has acquired a majority stake in Drumag Fluidtechnik in Bad Säckingen and EPH Elektronik in Besigheim-Ottmarsheim as part of a succession solution.
Halder acquires Conen Group
Halder has completed an MBO of Conen Group (Morbach/Germany). The investment provides a succession solution for the founder’s family which had established the company in 1965.
Halder sells Wback to C.H. Guenther & Son
Halder has sold its investment in Wback, the leading German producer of hamburger and hot dog buns, to C.H. Guenther & Son LLC (San Antonio/Texas).
Halder exits KEYMILE and BMB
Halder has sold investments in KEYMILE (Hannover, Germany) and BMB Manifattura Borse (Florence, Italy), realizing the fourth and fifth exit from the portfolio of its Halder Germany II fund.
Aqua Vital acquires Kalimba
Aqua Vital, the leading provider of water dispensers in Germany, has acquired Kalimba NV (Lanaken/Belgium). The acquisition opens a succession path for the company’s founders, who had started the business in 1996. Focusing on bottled water coolers, they had expanded from Belgium to The Netherlands and Germany.
Booster Precision Components: management team completed
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.
Booster Precision Parts: CCN and PRAE-TURBO form international turbo charging specialist
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.
Gianfranco Lotti opens „Salon Privé“ in Florence
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.
KLINGEL medical metal acquires Josef Ganter Feinmechanik
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.
CCN opens new production facility in Slovakia
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.
Healthcare and fashion
With Halder as the majority shareholder, Amoena is looking to grow internationally and offer a broader range of sports and leisure apparel for women after surgery for breast cancer.
Halder acquires PRAE-TURBO from founders
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.
Halder acquires Amoena Group
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.
PEI’s roundtable on Germany with Hanns Ostmeier
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.
PEI magazine: Halder "Private Equity Firm of the Year"
Readers of the industry magazine Private Equity International have voted Halder as Germany's Private Equity Firm of the Year 2013. The award was based on Halder's exit from Alukon and its three new investments in Aqua Vital, BMB and Wback.
Riverside and Halder strengthen KEYMILE’s R&D
Private equity investors The Riverside Company, Munich, and Halder, Frankfurt, have taken over Hytec Gerätebau GmbH, Mannheim, through their jointly held portfolio firm Keymile, originally acquired in November 2011.
Halder acquires leather goods manufacturer Bottega Manifatturiera Borse
SME-investor Halder has completed an MBO/MBI of Bottega Manifatturiera Borse SPA, an Italian manufacturer of luxury leather goods. Headquartered in Scandicci near Florence/Tuscany, the company manufactures leather handbags and accessories for selected luxury brands and under its own „Gianfranco Lotti“ label.
Halder acquires bun producer Wback through MBO
SME-investor Halder acquires Wback Group, Bönen/Germany, a leading producer of hamburger and hot dog buns for the fast food, food retailing and food industry segments through a management buy-out. The transaction completes management and ownership succession for the firm’s founders.
Halder acquires water dispenser provider Aqua Vital
SME-investor Halder acquires Aqua Vital, Neuss/Germany. The company was founded in 1999 and distributes water dispensers to organizations providing their staff and clients with high-quality drinking water in the work place, waiting areas and canteens.
Dr. Hanns Ostmeier is new shareholder of Halder
Halder, the Frankfurt-based investor in German SMEs, adds to its partnership and management: In April 2013, Dr. Hanns Ostmeier will become a shareholder and Executive Chairman of the Group. Among others, Ostmeier had previously been Senior Managing Director in charge of German business at Blackstone Group and President of BVK, the association of private equity firms in Germany.
Halder exits investment in Alukon
Halder, the Frankfurt-based investor in German SMEs, has signed a definitive agreement to sell its majority shareholding in Alukon, Konradsreuth, to Hörmann Group, Steinhagen. Hörmann is the leading provider of gates, doors, frames and motors in Europe.
Halder exits majority investment in ACTech
Halder, the Frankfurt-based investor in buy-outs of German SMEs, has signed a definitive agreement to sell its majority shareholding in ACTech Holding GmbH, Freiberg/Saxonia, to PREMIUM Equity Partners and CornerstoneCapital.
Halder exits investment in GEKA
Halder has signed a definitive agreement to sell its majority shareholding in GEKA GmbH, Bechhofen, to 3i. In 2007, Halder and co-investor Idinvest (formerly AGF Private Equity) had acquired GEKA, a leading supplier of applicators and product packaging to the cosmetics industry, from Equita, a German private equity house. An initial investment in the company was held during 1999 – 2004.
Roundtable on Private Equity in Germany
In November 2011, UK private equity magazine RealDeals organized a discussion in Frankfurt involving five prominent players in the German market, Halder was represented by Paul De Ridder, partner. Topics include perspectives for PE and the middle market, Germany and Europe, the future of the Euro as well as China.
Interview: Paul De Ridder
Halder partner Paul De Ridder on Halder’s activities in 2011, timing the market and investment opportunities in Germany’s SME sector. An interview by Brendan Scott, editor, RealDeals magazine.
The Riverside Company Acquires KEYMILE along with Co-Investor Halder
Technologically leading supplier of telecommunications services partners for further Internationalisation and Product Expansion.
Halder sells VAG Armaturen to Rexnord LLC
German SME investor Halder, Frankfurt, has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its majority shareholding in VAG Armaturen Mannheim, to Rexnord LLC, Wisconsin, USA.
Halder acquires majority stake in CCN through MBO
CCN Group, Thyez/France, a leading manufacturer of high precision components used in turbochargers for automotive engines has been acquired by Halder through an MBO.
Halder exits ADA Cosmetics International
Halder, the Frankfurt-based investor in buy-outs of German SMEs, has sold its majority stake in ADA Cosmetics International, Kehl, the leading provider of hotel cosmetics in Europe, to a fund advised by Carlyle Group.
Gealan: Fresh Funds for the Economic Recovery
Halder has acquired Gealan Group through an MBO. Gealan is one of the leading manufacturers of vinyl window profiles in Europe with revenues of 220 m € in 2010.
Total value for Halder down 6% in 2008
Halder, the private equity firm focused on management buy-outs in the German middle market, has taken write-downs of 31% against the fair value of its portfolio in 2008.
Sale of Karl Eugen Fischer Holding GmbH
Halder has sold its majority participation in Karl Eugen Fischer Holding GmbH, Burgkunstadt, through a secondary buy-out to a fund managed by Equita.
GIMV and Halder IV sell five minority shareholdings to Becap
GIMV and the Halder IV fund sell their minority interests in Gealan (DE), Wichard (FR), Les Margerides Group (FR), GHE (IT) and Bopack (BE) to Becap I, a fund that is specialised in secondary transactions.
New fund has raised € 325 million for MBOs
Halder Germany continues its successful development: its latest fund, Halder-GIMV Germany II, was successfully closed at € 325 million in February 2008 with thirteen institutional investors from nine countries.
MBO of VAG-Armaturen
Halder has acquired VAG-Armaturen GmbH, Mannheim through a Management Buy-out from Equita Beteiligungen Fonds 2 KG, Bad Homburg.
Alukon continues to grow with Halder
After successful business development in 2007, Alukon, the supplier of roller shutters and roller doors, is continuing to plan for dynamic development of its business in 2007 with its new finance partner Halder.
MBO of ACTech
Halder has acquired ACTech GmbH, Freiberg/Saxony – together with the management – through a Management Buy-out from private investors.
Sale of BHS Getriebe GmbH
Halder has sold its majority participation in BHS Getriebe GmbH, Sonthofen, to Voith Turbo, a group division of Voith AG, Heidenheim.
MBO of GEKA BRUSH GmbH
Halder has acquired GEKA BRUSH GmbH, Bechhofen, Germany - together with the management – through a Management Buy-out from Equita Management GmbH.
Exit PRÜM-GARANT Holding
Halder has divested its majority participation in PRÜM-GARANT Holding, Weinsheim, to Looser Holding AG, Arbon, Switzerland.
MBO of ADA-Group
Halder has acquired ADA-Group, Kehl - together with the management - through a Management Buy- out from the founder family Dahlmeyer.
MBO of BHS Getriebe GmbH
Halder has acquired BHS Getriebe GmbH, Sonthofen through a secondary buy-out from EquiVest, Munich.
MBO of GARANT Türen- und Zargen Produktions- und Handels GmbH & Co. KG
Halder has acquired GARANT Türen- und Zargen Produktions- und Handels GmbH & Co. KG, Ichtershausen, from Doorwin B.V., Eindhoven, on April 29, 2005.
New fund has raised € 155 m for MBOs
Investment strategy targets German Mittelstand. Halder continues its German investment strategy focused on management buy-outs of SMEs.
Halder sells Geka Brush to Equita
Halder has sold its stake in Geka Brush GmbH through a secondary buy-out to a fund managed by Equita.
Exit Gealan Group
Halder has sold its stake in Gealan through a secondary buy-out to several funds advised by Axa Private Equity.
MBO of PRÜM-Türenwerk GmbH
Halder acquired PRÜM-Türenwerk GmbH, Weinsheim, Germany from Hochtief AG on 24 August 2004.
Market for medium-sized management buy-outs in the German SME sector has been growing for five years
In Germany, the market for private equity providers investments in SMEs (small- and medium-sized enterprises) within the framework of management buy-outs (MBOs) is growing.
Halder in GEALAN management buy-out
Halder, part of Belgian GIMV Group, and the management of GEALAN have acquired the Bavarian company, GEALAN Fenster-Systeme, Oberkotzau near Hof, in a management buy-out.