Exit: capiton sells EMS Schwanenmühle to family office
Berlin — The investment company Capiton and the minority shareholders have sold their shares in EMS Schwanenmühle GmbH, a manufacturer of special products for heavy current applications, to a family office based in Luxembourg. The parties have agreed not to disclose the terms of the transaction.
In December 2012, capiton acquired the majority of the shares from the founding shareholders as part of an MBO model. As part of the transaction, which has now been completed, capiton and the minority shareholders sold their shares to a family office based in Luxembourg.
Schwanenmühle develops, manufactures and sells special electrical engineering products for heavy current applications used in power generation, power distribution and industry. In addition, the company develops and sells busbar systems worldwide. The company produces in Germany and Poland and generated sales of approx. 220 employees a turnover of more than € 60 million.
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About capiton AG
capiton is an independent, owner-managed private equity company managing a total fund volume of € 1.0 billion. There are currently 11 medium-sized companies in capiton AG’s investment portfolio. As an equity partner, capiton supports management buy-outs and growth financings of established medium-sized companies.