Liberta Partners acquires stake in FMA Mechatronic Solutions

Cate­gory: Private Equity
15. Octo­ber 2019

Munich / Schaan — Liberta Part­ners (“Liberta”) acqui­res a majo­rity stake in FMA Mecha­tro­nic Solu­ti­ons AG (“FMA”), a medium-sized manu­fac­tu­ring service provi­der for mecha­tro­nic assem­blies, based in Schaan, Liech­ten­stein, as part of a succes­sion part­ner­ship. The previous main share­hol­der, Stefan Dürr, will remain active in the company as mana­ging part­ner. FMA was acqui­red through Liberta-initia­­ted Liberta Part­ners Fund II, which was laun­ched in April 2019. The parties have agreed not to disc­lose the purchase price.

FMA deve­lops and manu­fac­tures highly complex mecha­tro­nic assem­blies and system compon­ents and supplies custo­mers in the semi­con­duc­tor indus­try, water manage­ment, medi­cal tech­no­logy and the alumi­num indus­try, among others. FMA’s unique selling points include, in parti­cu­lar, its many years of exper­tise in mecha­tro­nic manu­fac­tu­ring and its outstan­ding effi­ci­ency, precis­ion and deli­very relia­bi­lity from batch size 1.

Stefan Dürr, mana­ging part­ner of FMA, said: “With Liberta, we have an opera­tio­nal part­ner at our side who acts with long-term and fore­sight. With our custo­mi­zed product solu­ti­ons, we plan to expand our custo­mer base in Germany and neigh­bor­ing count­ries. Liberta will actively support us in our further development.”

Dr. Peter Franke and Florian Korp, Part­ners at Liberta, add: “We are very plea­sed that Stefan Dürr has chosen Liberta to manage his succes­sion and successfully align the company for the future. FMA will bene­fit from our broad indus­try network as well as our M&A exper­tise for suita­ble add-on acqui­si­ti­ons. In the coming years, we will provide FMA with entre­pre­neu­rial support in imple­men­ting the jointly defi­ned growth targets. In doing so, our top prio­rity is to conti­nue to meet the high inno­va­tion demands of our customers.”

About FMA Mecha­tro­nic Solu­ti­ons AG
Foun­ded in 1955 and head­quar­te­red in Schaan, Liech­ten­stein, the company star­ted with the produc­tion and distri­bu­tion of simple mecha­ni­cal parts. Since the take­over by Mr. Stefan Dürr in the 1990s, FMA has deve­lo­ped into a renow­ned mecha­tro­nics service provi­der. As such, FMA supplies custo­mers in the semi­con­duc­tor indus­try, water manage­ment, medi­cal tech­no­logy and the alumi­num indus­try, among others. For more infor­ma­tion, visit:

About Liberta Partners
Liberta Part­ners was foun­ded in 2016 and is a multi-family holding company based in Munich. Liberta Part­ners invests in compa­nies in German-spea­king count­ries with a clear opera­tio­nal and stra­te­gic deve­lo­p­ment poten­tial, espe­ci­ally in corpo­rate spin-offs and succes­sion situa­tions. These are actively deve­lo­ped as part of the long-term “100% Core& Care” concept and bene­fit from Liberta Part­ners’ inno­va­tive entre­pre­neu­rial under­stan­ding. The Liberta Part­ners team consists of profes­sio­nals from M&A, Opera­ti­ons and Legal.

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