Sale of E. Winkemann GmbH & Co. KG to funds advised by Equistone and the management

24 September 2012

May 2012 - On 23 May 2012 funds advised by Equistone Partners Europe (EPE) acquired the traditional family business E. Winkemann GmbH & Co. KG, Plettenberg (Germany), together with the man-agement under the leadership of Dr. Sent and Mr. Westphal in a management buy-out to ensure the company’s succession.

E. Winkemann GmbH & Co. KG, with a staff of around 300 em-ployees, is a leading manufacturer of precision stamped metal parts for the automotive and electrical industry. The basis for the company’s success in the future are its efficiency from product development to serial production of metal parts in the highest precision as well as the implementation of above-average quality and service standards of a demanding clientele.

With Equistone Partners Europe a shareholding partner has been found who disposes of a comprehensive expertise in the automotive sector and thus bringing along the qualification to ensure the future development of the company and the extension of its market position.

The sales process was organized and led by InterFinanz (Global M&A Germany) on behalf of the shareholders.

About Global M&A Germany
InterFinanz is an owner managed internationally acting consultancy firm for the sale and purchase of companies and participations, located in Düsseldorf, Germany. As a pioneer of the German M&A industry we are one of the leading independent advisory firms for mid-cap transactions. Since foundation in 1958 we have successfully supported hundreds of national and international transactions. InterFinanz is the exclusive German founding partner of Global M&A, the world-wide leading organization of independent mid-cap M&A consulting firms.