Deals

RHI AG sold two fused cast production plants to LIVIA

127 RHI - Podolsk
Datum:
2017
Branche:
Refractories
Länder:
Austria, Germany, Italy, Poland
Competences:
Sell side

MP Corporate Finance acted as the exclusive financial advisor to RHI AG in the sale of Refel S.p.A and CJSC RHI Podolsk Refractories, two fused cast manufacturers, to Munich based Investor LIVIA Corporate Development.

RHI AG is a globally operating supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and services. RHI AG employs c. 7,900 employees, operates around 30 production facilities and more than 70 sales offices, generates a turnover of € 1.7 billion and has recently merged with Magnesita.

Refel S.p.A., headquartered in San Vito al Tagliamento in Italy, is an established leading manufacturer of high quality fused-cast refractory products for the global glass industry.

CJSC RHI Podolsk Refractories, headquartered in Moscow, Russia, is the leading local player in the Russian fused-cast refractory market.

The divestiture of the two production units was motivated by the implementation of a new strategy for the business unit Glass.

LIVIA is an independent industrial holding as well as the private investment firm of Prof. Dr. Dr. Peter Löw. LIVIA invests in a diverse spectrum of assets, ranging from corporates, real estate, agricultural, emerging markets, and fine arts & antiques.

MPCF executed the transaction leveraging upon outstanding Carve-out expertise, successfully approaching the challenges related to cutting the ties between the Group and the two targets (incl. IT, Sales, Purchase, Legal). On top of that, the deal team of MPCF secured a confidential process and adopted to the requirements of a publicly listed seller, coordinated six bidders throughout due diligence phase, and led the commercial negotiations in close cooperation with the principals and lawyers.

Regnerbau Calw sold to The Toro Company

Perrot - TORO
Datum:
2016
Branche:
Metal
Länder:
USA, Germany, Poland
Competences:
Sell side, Cross border

MP Corporate Finance acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the owners of Regnerbau Calw and its wholly owned subsidiary Perrot Polska in the sale of the company to US-based The Toro Company, a leading provider of professional irrigation equipment and Solutions.

Regnerbau Calw is a world-market leader in specialist irrigation solutions for professional applications, mainly targeting sports turf irrigation. Through its wholly owned subsidiary Perrot Polska, the Company further provides high-quality pipes and quick-coupling solutions for temporary aquifer systems.

The acquisition of Regnerbau Calw allows The Toro Company to tap into complementary niche market applications in professional irrigation solutions. Says Rick Olson, CEO of The Toro Company: “This acquisition is consistent with our strategy to grow in the professional, water and global markets, and provides an expanded offering of professional irrigation solutions to better serve our customers.”

Through the transaction Regnerbau Calw will greatly profit from The Toro Company’s outstanding sales presence and corporate structure, thus offering unique opportunities to further develop and grow its successful business. According to Mr Fleig, former co-owner of the Company “Toro will help expand our global footprint and take our business to the next level”.

MP Corporate Finance took the helm during the thorough due diligence as well as the final negotiation phase, managing and aligning different mind-sets and ways-of-work resulting from an owner-managed SME target and a global corporate buyer. MP Corporate Finance thus succeeded in ensuring a time- and resource efficient process.

Teta sold Teta Corso to Libra Szoftver

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Datum:
2009
Branche:
Electronics
Länder:
Hungary, Poland
Competences:
Carve out, Cross border, Sell side

MP Corporate Finance acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Teta (VT-Soft Kft) in the sale of the Public Sector & Municipality Solution business unit Corso to Libra Szoftver Zrt.

VT-Soft Kft. (GmbH) is a Hungarian supplier of personal data processing software. The company develops software in the area of human resource management systems, financial management for public bodies, HR outsourcing and IT security applications.

The listed TETA was founded in 1987 and is one of the biggest corporate software developers in Poland with approximately 300 employees. The core activities of Teta comprise the development of efficient and modern process management software for companies and authorities in Central and Eastern Europe.

Teta acquired VT-Soft Kft.

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Datum:
2008
Branche:
TIMES
Länder:
Hungary, Poland
Competences:
Buy side, Cross border

MP Corporate Finance acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Teta SA, a specialist of HR, ERP and MRP solutions, in the acquisition of a 86%-stake in VT-Soft Kft from Videoton Holding Zrt and ISZT Kft.

For Teta, the Polish market leader for personal software and IT services, this acquisition constitutes the first step towards international expansion. With the acquisition, Teta will be gaining further extensive experience and competence for public sector tenders in Eastern Europe.

VT-Soft Kft. (GmbH) is a Hungarian supplier of personal data processing software. The company develops software in the area of human resource management -systems, financial management for public bodies, HR outsourcing and IT security applications.

The listed TETA was founded in 1987 and is one of the biggest corporate software developers in Poland with approximately 300 employees. The core activities of Teta comprise the development of efficient and modern process management software for companies and authorities in Central and Eastern Europe.