Deal announcement

goetzpartners supports Patrimonium Private Equity in the merger of Hübner Oberflächentechnik GmbH and Kunststofftechnik Bernt GmbH

10. Mai 2021

Patrimonium Private Equity as the majority shareholder merges its‘ Hübner Oberflächentechnik GmbH ("Hübner") with Kunststofftechnik Bernt GmbH ("KTB"). Patrimonium Private Equity will continue to hold the controlling majority in the parent company after the merger. All other existing shareholders will also remain involved. The merger lays the foundation for a powerful alliance that will be an even stronger partner for its customers. The parent company will operate under the new name HübnerKTB and will be headed by the two previous managing directors of KTB, Dr. Lars Wiegmann and Dr. Carsten Brockmann.

The combination of Hübner and KTB will create a powerful new market player that will offer its customers even greater stability and increased flexibility. The newly formed HübnerKTB GmbH will operate in the three strategic business areas of automotive, sanitary and consumer goods. In addition to an increased market share, the bundling of forces will also lead to significantly increase of potential order volumes in the future. The broader technology offering will also enable the Group to provide customers with services that are even better tailored to their specific needs. Furthermore, the merger will lead to a more diversified customer portfolio.

Patrimonium Private Equity Advisors AG (Patrimonium Private Equity) advises Patrimonium Private Equity Fund SCSp and is part of Patrimonium Asset Management AG. Patrimonium Asset Management AG (PATRIMONIUM) is a FINMA regulated, independent Swiss alternative investment management company.
PATRIMONIUM offers investment opportunities to professional investors in the private markets in the categories of real estate, private debt, private equity and infrastructure. PATRIMONIUM is mainly active in Switzerland, Germany and Austria. With offices in Lausanne, Zurich and Zug, the firm employs 60 people. PATRIMONIUM manages assets of CHF 3.2 billion.

C. Hübner GmbH, owned by Hübner Oberflächentechnik GmbH, DE-Marktoberdorf ( was founded in 1924 and has specialized in the development of plastic injection molding and surface finishing of plastic parts/components. Hübner currently employs around 200 people in the areas of toolmaking, plastic injection molding, plastic electroplating, PVD and sales. The company is managed by Dr. Andreas Schmid, to whom Thomas Hübner passed on the management of the company after more than 20 years. In 2020, Hübner achieved sales of around EUR 20.7 million. Today, the company is one of the leading surface finishers for injection-molded plastic parts and is regarded in the Allgäu-Schwaben region as an attractive and responsible employer and training company.

Kunststofftechnik Bernt GmbH, DE-Kaufbeuren ( whose roots go back to 1946, specializes in the production of galvanized plastic parts. KTB currently employs more than 300 people in the areas of toolmaking, plastic injection molding, electroplating and laser technology. The company is managed by Dr. Lars Wiegmann and Dr. Carsten Brockmann and achieved a turnover of more than EUR 25 million in 2020. KTB continuously hires new trainees in all commercial and technical areas to ensure the company's performance and know-how in the future. KTB has been known in the region and in the industry for years as a reliable business partner and attractive employer.


Dr. Gerrit Schütte
Managing Director

Malte Jonas
Senior Consultant