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Finatem Current News | July 2012 Edition
WST Präzisionstechnik and FINATEM on joint expansion path
Private equity company Finatem acquires majority in specialist for precision turned parts
WST Präzisionstechnik receives additional capital to finance growth
Sabine and Georg Willmann to remain sole managing directors in the future
Finatem Current News | June 2012 Edition
Techno-physik expands with the acquisition of new technology and new customers
Finatem-III portfolio company acquires 100% stake in Hoffmann WDT GmbH
Techno-Physik Group is now a "one-stop-shop" for all vermiculite-based insulation products
Former shareholder and managing director Kai Hoffmann remains part of the management team
Finatem Current News | July 2011 Edition
Successful Final Closing of Finatem III Fund
Fund volumes total EUR 135 million
Strong interest from both German and foreign investors
Broad investor base – family offices' share almost quadruples
Finatem Current News | May 2011 Edition
Finaterm acquires majority stake in Herzog AG
Since 4th February 2011, Derby Cycle AG (www.derby-cycle.com) has been listed on the Prime Standard of the Effective 8 April 2011 Finatem has acquired a majority 75% interest in Herzog AG based in Schramberg (in the Black Forest in Germany).
As part of the solution developed to enable founder Helmut Herzog to pass on the business to a new generation, previous co-shareholders Hanspeter and Markus Herzog have retained an interest and new managers have also taken a stake, now collectively totalling around 25% of the shares.
Finatem Current News | March 2011 Edition
Finatem takes Derby Cycle public, making the firs successful IPO of 2011
Since 4th February 2011, Derby Cycle AG (www.derby-cycle.com) has been listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Offered at an issue price of EUR 12.50 per share, the IPO was oversubscribed twice, with institutional investors heavily represented. The first listing was on 4th February, at a price of EUR 13.15. Finatem retains a 10% stake in the firm, in order to participate in the expected positive performance of the company.
Finatem Current News | September 2010 Edition
Finatem Current News - Portfolio Update
As we all know, 2010 remains a very difficult year for the private equity industry across Europe: challenging fundraising, little deal activity, difficult access to debt financing and economic uncertainty. In this context, we would like to give you an update on Finatem and its activities throughout 2010.
Finatem Current News | January 2010 Edition
Finatem Announces the First Closing of Finatem III at EUR 120 million
Finatem, one of Germany's leading lower mid-market private equity firms, announces the first closing of Finatem III at EUR 120 million. This represents 80% of its target size of EUR 150 million and equals the size of its previous fund, Finatem II, which has now been fully invested. Over 70% of commitments have come from institutional investors, and 60% of the amounts subscribed are from international investors.
Finatem Current News | June 2008 Edition
Finatem has sold its interests in Pforzheim based Steudle group (Steudle) to its management and institutional investors.
Steudle is one of the leading manufacturers of electronic contact parts. The company's product portfolio comprises precision stamping and bending parts, plastic-metal compound parts, as well as complex component assemblies. Its client base includes reputable German and international manufacturers of electronic components for the automotive, mechanical engineering and white goods industries, and in 2007, Steudle generated sales worth EUR 32 million.
Finatem Current News | February 2008 Edition
MBB Liftsystems AG, Ganderkesee (MBB), previously held by financial and private investors, was acquired, under Finatem's management, by the Austrian listed company Palfinger Group in late 2007. MBB Liftsystems AG is one of the world's leading manufacturers of hydraulic tail lifts for the truck trailer market, as well as hydraulic access systems for passenger transport. In the 2007 financial year, the MBB Group generated annual sales of EUR 65 million.
Finatem, one of the most active independent players in the small mid cap market in Germany, looks back on an outstanding year 2006. The Fund realized four majority stake investments, totalling EUR 102.1 m cumulated transaction value, which corresponds to EUR 44.5 m equity invested.