Triton acquires global leader BFC Vehicle Parts
Bietigheim Bissingen/ Eschborn/ Frankfurt a. M. — Funds advised by private equity firm Triton have successfully completed the acquisition of BFC Fahrzeugteile in Bietigheim Bissingen. BFC Fahrzeugteile GmbH is a leading global specialist and technology leader in the field of metal clamping profiles for the automotive industry and maintains production sites in Germany, China, Turkey and the USA.
The Triton funds invest in medium-sized companies based in Europe and support their positive development. They focus on companies in the industrial, services and consumer goods/healthcare sectors. Triton’s goal is to successfully develop its portfolio companies in the long term by working together as partners. Triton and its management strive to generate positive change and growth through the sustainable improvement of operational processes and structures. At present, Triton’s portfolio includes 36 companies with total sales of around EUR 14.2 billion and around 91,000 employees. The Triton funds are advised by experienced investment professionals based in Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Italy, the UK, the US, China, Luxembourg and Jersey.
The internationally active BFC Fahrzeugteile Group, headquartered in Bietigheim-Bissingen, is one of the global market leaders in the field of metal clamping profiles for the automotive industry. These products are mainly used in vehicle door, trunk and other body seals. BFC also designs and manufactures the machines used, operating highly flexible production lines at several locations in Germany (2), the USA, China (2) and Turkey.
In the context of the transaction, Triton was comprehensively advised by a team of Rödl & Partner specialized in private equity transactions under the leadership of partner Jochen Reis in the context of the financial due diligence. The Transaction Services team led by Jochen Reis advises private equity companies in particular on national and international transaction projects at the Eschborn / Frankfurt office.
The investment company Triton invests primarily in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. We focus on medium-sized companies that have the potential to grow continuously over economic cycles. To foster this potential, we work closely with the respective management teams. Our investment focus is on the industrial, service and consumer goods sectors
We currently have investments in companies in Denmark, Germany, Finland, Luxembourg, Norway and Sweden. These companies generate total sales of around 14.2 billion euros and employ a total of around 91,000 people.
Advisor Triton: Rödl & Partner Eschborn
Jochen Reis, Head of Transaction Services Eschborn, Diplom-Kaufmann, Partner (Financial Due Diligence), Simon Niedermann, Associate (Financial Due Diligence)
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