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November 2017 – The Berlin, Germany, based DIK Deutsche Industriekapital has acquired the manufacturer of process heat systems HTT energy with headquarters in Herford, Germany, within the scope of a succession plan. With the entrepreneurial investment company DIK, HTT has found a reliable financing partner for the strengthening and long-term development of the company.The background of the transaction was the wish of the managing directors to hand over the management as well as the...
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June 2017 – The owner-managed company has established itself as a niche provider of highly professional services in the healthcare sector and employs approx. 100 employees. National as well as international customers, including globally active corporations and public clients, appreciate the quality of the offered services. The company has grown substantially in recent years and is increasingly executing international projects.With the extension of the shareholders circle by the healthcare...
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December 2016 – As from January 1st 2017, the well-known automotive parts wholesaler Schwenker located in Minden becomes part of the cologne based Hess Group. In the future the company continuously operates in the market under its own brand name. Through the acquisition of Schwenker, Hess Group expands its business in Germany and Europe. All employees of Schwenker will be taken over.Within contract signing, the manager Dr. Friederike Schwenker expressed her positive attitude towards the...
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July 2016 – MIKROP AG, a portfolio company of INDUS Holding AG, has acquired IN-SITU GmbH.IN-SITU is engaged in the development of optical testing systems. Examples of application include the inspection and reading system “DotScan”, which captures 3D shapes for the quality control of braille on pharmaceutical packaging and for identifying surface bubbles and wrinkles on industrial products, a laser scanner system for capturing the geometry of vehicles in car washes as well as a mobile...
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June 2016 – GI Energy Investments and GI Power Plants, the subsidiaries of Graanul Invest group, signed a shares purchase agreement with German Pellets Holding Belgium NV, after which Graanul Invest became the owner of Langerlo NV.Langerlo NV owns an electric plant in Flanders region in Belgium with the capacity of 656 MW. 86 MW of producing capacity uses gas and 470 MW uses coal as a fuel. Supporting measures in the form of green certificates have been appropriated to the Langerlo plant in...
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November 2014 – INDUS Holding AG has acquired a majority in MBN Maschinenbau‐Gruppe, Neugersdorf, from the three owners Ernst Lieb, Dr. Iris Kaden and Heiko Krause. Employing some 300 people, the medium‐sized company from Saxony develops and manufactures automated plants and machinery for vehicle assembly. Among the company’s main customers are the major German auto brands and their foreign subsidiaries and manufacturing joint ventures. MBN maintains distribution and service companies in Alabama...
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July 2014 – Nemetschek has acquired a majority interest in BIM specialist hartmann technologies GmbH, Berlin. htG develops and distributes software solutions for building-model-oriented processes in the construction industry. Nemetschek with its building technology solution NEVARIS now covers the process from cost planning and AVA (tenders, awarding of contracts, invoicing) all the way to building construction and controlling. This investment adds the detailed determination of costs and...
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March 2014 - Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE), a leading global provider of security products and solutions, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Denmark-based producer of door levers, Randi. The buyer is Eco Schulte GmbH, a family-owned German producer of trim and lock products. In return, Allegion will receive a minority stake in Eco Schulte, forging a mutually beneficial partnership between Allegion and Eco Schulte. The transaction is expected to close early in the second...
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