Deal announcement

goetzpartners advised DI Mittelstand

14. Dezember 2023

goetzpartners successfully advised DI Mittelstand on the acquisition of Wirtz Werkzeugbau GmbH with Debt Advisory services

goetzpartners advised DI Mittelstand, a successful pan-European special situations investor, on the 100% acquisition of Wirtz Werkzeugbau GmbH. By acquiring Wirtz Werkzeugbau GmbH, Deutsche Invest intends to further grow the company and to broaden its scope. DI Mittelstand’s dedicated operating team has identified specific value creation levers which are expected to have a strong positive impact on the further growth and profitability of the company, including implementing a new sales strategy, developing new products and entering new markets.

During a competitive process we enabled DI Mittelstand to achieve a timely and successful closure of the deal, whilst ensuring that best market terms were provided for the financing of the acquisition by including mezzanine and senior debt capital financing instruments.

This transaction underpins goetzpartners' expertise and strong execution capabilities as Debt Advisor of choice across Europe and within the manufacturing and automotive industries.

About Deutsche Invest
Deutsche Invest Capital Partners GmbH (Deutsche Invest) is an entrepreneurial alternative asset management platform with over EUR 4.0 billion in assets under management. It is focused on Europe and its investment strategies include: Capital Solutions, Technology, Real Estate and Special Situations. DI Mittelstand is Deutsche Invest's special situations strategy and invests specifically and highly selectively in companies that offer significant operational and financial upside potential, where an active investment approach can create sustainable value.

About Wirtz Werkzeugbau GmbH
Wirtz Werkzeugbau GmbH is a highly reputable family-owned manufacturer of fully automated production solutions, specializing in high-precision stretch bending and surface finishing applications.

Transaction team:

Philipp Widmaier
Managing Director

Adelin Trusculescu

Marius Wolter
Associate Director