Liberta Partners acquires stake in FMA Mechatronic Solutions
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: https://www.fma.li/
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. www.liberta-partners.com