goetzpartners advised Deutsche Invest Mittelstand on the acquisition of the Czech and Slovak industrial services activities of Bilfinger SE
goetzpartners advised DEUTSCHE INVEST MITTELSTAND, an investment company with focus on small and medium-sized firms, on the acquisition of the Czech and Slovak industrial services activities in a carve-out transaction from its parent company, Mannheim-headquartered Bilfinger SE.
The Czech and Slovak industrial services activities of Bilfinger SE comprise of Bilfinger Industrial Services Czech s.r.o., Bilfinger Euromont a.s. and Bilfinger Slovensko s.r.o. (together “BIS HOLDING INTERNATIONAL” or “the Group”), which are one of the leading providers of comprehensive and modular construction and maintenance services of industrial and energy equipment in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Its solution portfolio includes the complete range of industrial services, covering engineering, the realisation of investment projects as well as maintenance and technological turnarounds.
As a key competitive advantage, BIS HOLDING INTERNATIONAL is able to realise large-scale as well as multi-disciplinary projects, all on a turn-key basis. With its skilled and experienced workforce of c. 1,100 employees, the Group has been providing services to its main clients for more than 20 years and has positioned itself as a critical supplier of maintenance and repair services.
Dr. Henning Walf, Managing Partner at DEUTSCHE INVEST MITTELSTAND, said: “BIS HOLDING INTERNATIONAL is a leading company in its field and given the Group’s deep know-how and excellent market positioning in the mission-critical industrial maintenance space, this is an excellent opportunity for us as investor with strong operational know-how and industrial services expertise. Investments fostering the international expansion and adding new end-markets will enable us to grow the business sustainably over the long-term."
Christian Muthler, Managing Director at goetzpartners, added: "We are proud having successfully advised our client DEUTSCHE INVEST MITTELSTAND on this cross-border carve-out transaction outside Germany, enabling BIS HOLDING INTERNATIONAL profitable growth in the coming years."
goetzpartners Corporate Finance acted as exclusive M&A advisor to DEUTSCHE INVEST MITTELSTAND, further underlining our competence as advisor of choice in the industrial services industry and in cross-border M&A transactions.
ABOUT BIS HOLDING INTERNATIONAL
BIS HOLDING INTERNATIONAL is one of the leading providers of comprehensive industrial maintenance services for the energy sector in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Its solution portfolio includes the complete range of industrial services, covering engineering, the realisation of investment projects as well as maintenance and technological turnarounds. Founded in 1992 and 1993, the Group has established an attractive and long-term customer base composed of highly reputable companies from the refining, petrochemical and chemical industries.
ABOUT DEUTSCHE INVEST MITTELSTAND
DEUTSCHE INVEST MITTELSTAND, a member of the Deutsche Invest Capital Partners group, specializes on special situations investments and corporate carve-outs across Western and Central Europe with a focus on the DACH-region. DEUTSCHE INVEST MITTELSTAND follows a sustainable, long-term investment approach which combines transaction, finance, value creating management as well as operations know-how.