Deal announcement

goetzpartners advised GENUI

19. Januar 2022

goetzpartners acted as sole and exclusive Debt and M&A Advisor to GENUI on the acquisition of GHM Group

goetzpartners advised GENUI on the acquisition and financing of GHM Group (“GHM”), a Germany-based provider of specialist measurement and control technology, from VR Equitypartner and BayernLB Private Equity.

Within a competitive M&A auction process against a tight deadline, goetzpartners provided key support during the entire transaction process regarding input on the growth story including potential add-on acquisitions, formulating a view on valuation as well as organizing the entire financing process. goetzpartners secured a tailormade, flexible and highly competitive financing solution from a debt fund including a sizable hunting line for add-on acquisitions. goetzpartners played a vital role in educating potential lenders, managing third-party consultants to ensure bankability of due diligence reports, and giving key advice during the credit documentation phase, ensuring a swift financing process to achieve best market terms.

Our excellent M&A and debt advisory expertise in combination with an unrivalled access to financiers enabled GENUI to provide the most attractive purchase offer and win the acquisition of GHM.

This transaction underlines our competence as advisor of choice across Europe and within the test & measurement industry.

About GHM Group
GHM Group, a specialist in the field of measurement and control technology, operates in the areas of industrial sensors and electronics, environmental measurement technology and portable measurement instruments. The Company has sites in Germany and Italy complemented by a global network of sales representatives. Its customers are active in sectors such as mechanical and plant engineering, transport technology, environmental technology, meteorology, water treatment and laboratory equipment.

GENUI is an investment company founded by renowned entrepreneurs and investment professionals. GENUI focuses on long term investments, prioritizing sustainable growth and social value creation. GENUI provides portfolio companies with access to a network of experienced entrepreneurs, offering relevant expertise and guidance.

Transaction Team

Debt Advisory

Philipp Widmaier
Managing Director

Maximilian Zeiler
Associate Director

Thorsten Jaehner
Associate Director


Dr. Martina Ecker
Managing Director

Lukas Falkenrodt