Cinven acquires MBCC Admixtures from Sika

Photo: MBCC Group experts are working on basic rese­arch and new tech­no­lo­gies as well as new products and proces­ses for cons­truc­tion chemis­try and rela­ted system solu­ti­ons © MBCC Group
17. May 2023

Frank­furt a.M. — Private equity inves­tor Cinven has acqui­red MBCC Admix­tures, the concrete admix­tures busi­ness of MBCC Group, from Sika AG. McDer­mott Will & Emery advi­sed the new manage­ment of MBCC Admix­tures on the tran­sac­tion. MBCC Admix­tures is head­quar­te­red in Mann­heim, Germany, and employs more than 1,600 people at 35 produc­tion sites world­wide. The company supplies chemi­cals for concrete produc­tion and civil engineering.

The Swiss cons­truc­tion chemi­cals group Sika AG has subsi­dia­ries in 101 count­ries and gene­ra­ted annual sales of nearly CHF 10.5 billion in 2022 with 27,500 employees. Sika had acqui­red MBCC Group — the former cons­truc­tion chemi­cals busi­ness of BASF — in 2021. MBCC Group has more than 30,000 custo­mers and busi­ness part­ners around the world. It consists of some 70 compa­nies world­wide and employs around 7,500 cons­truc­tion experts in over 60 countries.

Advi­sor to the manage­ment of MBCC Admix­tures: McDer­mott Will & Emery, Frankfurt

Dr. Michael Cziesla (Lead, Corporate/M&A/Private Equity), Dr. Felix Ganzer (Private Equity/Capital Markets), Dr. Chris­tian Marz­lin (Coun­sel, Corporate/M&A/Private Equity)

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