INTERNATIONAL: QUANTUM GROUP ACQUIRES SCHOEN + SANDT GROUP FROM CGS MANAGEMENT.
Pirmasens/Munich, 22 December 2021 – Quantum Capital Partners (“Quantum”) today announced that a company owned by Quantum Opportunity Fund II GmbH & Co. KG has acquired 100% of the shares in schoen + sandt machinery GmbH and its subsidiaries (together “schoen + sandt Group” or “the Company”) from CGS Management AG, a Swiss-based investment firm.
Headquartered in Pirmasens, Germany, schoen + sandt Group is one of the leading, globally active manufacturers of die cutting machines for non-metallic applications. The Company’s product portfolio comprises three product lines of die cutting machines and one business unit for specialized automated solutions, serving a blue-chip customer base from a wide range of end-markets including the automotive, consumers, industrials and building materials sectors. With an additional office in Beverly, USA, and a production site in Eger, Hungary, schoen + sandt Group employs a total workforce of approx. 160 employees.
Mr. Christian Holland-Moritz – who, as former CEO, managed the successful turnaround of the Postcon Group (Quantum Group company until November 2021) – will be appointed as new schoen + sandt Group CEO. Together with the existing management, Mr. Holland-Moritz will lead the Company through its next development phase.
About CGS Management AG: CGS is an independent, experienced investment firm based in Pfäffikon, Switzerland. CGS is specialized in building medium-sized companies in industrial sectors into international groups. Since 1999, CGS funds have been investing in platform companies in Europe’s German-speaking countries and making add-on acquisitions worldwide.
About Quantum: Quantum is a manager of funds who invests in corporate carve-outs and other special situation across Europe (the Quantum Group). The Quantum operations are managed through its Munich headquarters, as well as its office in Madrid. Quantum Group acquires companies with significant potential for operational improvements, growth and development. As an active and responsible owner, Quantum Group works closely with local management to ensure that its subsidiaries implement a continuous development plan and growth strategy. Since its inception in 2008, the Quantum Group has acquired a variety of businesses from world-leading companies such as Robert Bosch, Stora Enso, Dürr, Airbus, Nestlé, Mahle, Tenneco, Norsk Hydro and Eaton. With 33 completed acquisitions since 2014, the Quantum Group is one of the most active investors in its sector.
Nuevos informes y series de datos: El Capital riesgo Informal en España 2021 / Informe de Impacto Económico y Social del Capital Privado en las operaciones de Middle Market en España. 2018 (ASCRI) / Informe de Impacto Económico y Social de los préstamos otorgados por Enisa
Otros informes destacados: Madurez del Venture Capital en España. (English version)/ Financiación de startups de Energía en España / El tiempo de las desinversiones en Private Equity en España (English version)
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