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capiton enables small and medium-sized businesses in the DACH region to achieve ambitious goals. Not only do they receive capital from us, they also benefit from our expertise and personal support. We listen carefully, make quick decisions and are accessible, because we know that nothing generates confidence like your own vision in your own hands.

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AEMtec GmbH

capiton is acquiring AEMtec GmbH together with its management

The company

AEMtec is a leading global provider of engineering and electronic manufacturing services (E2MS) with a focus on cutting-edge micro-and optoelectronic systems. The company’s head office and production site are located in Berlin-Adlershof, Germany. The company’s products are aimed at blue-chip customers in the end-market segments medical, industrial automation, semiconductor as well as data & telco. In 2018, AEMtec is planning to generate total revenues of approximately € 50 million.

About the transaction

capiton and the management team are acquiring 100% in the company from its former owner exceet Group in a management buy-out, with management investing alongside capiton as a minority shareholder. Financing of the transaction is provided by capiton’s current investment vehicle, capiton V GmbH & Co. Beteiligungs KG, and bank financing. Going forward, capiton is planning to grow the business organically both via increased internationalisation and product expansion, leveraging AEMtec’s leading market position, as well as through targeted acquisitions, for which additional funds have been reserved in fund capiton V GmbH & Co. Beteiligungs KG.

 

The transaction remains subject to approval from antitrust authorities. capiton was supported in this transaction by Roland Berger (Commercial), Deloitte (Finance, Tax and IT), Allen & Overy (Legal), Herter & Co. (Debt Advisory), aestimamus (HR), Willis Towers Watson (Insurance) and Tauw (ESG).

Facts & Figures

Foundation

capiton’s predecessor company was founded in the mid-1980s. capiton AG was established in 1999. The firm became an independent company in 2004, following a Management-Buy-Out.

Partnership

capiton is managed by 9 partners and is an owner-managed financial investor.

Track record

The capiton team has supported more than 80 companies, and over 70 investments have been realised. At present, the company manages a fund volume of €1.1 billion.

Investment range

capiton invests in small and medium-sized companies in German-speaking countries. We usually invest between €20 and €60 million of our own funds in profitable companies with turnover between €50 and €300 million. We are also able to execute much larger transactions together with co-investors.

What our portfolio companies say

capiton is familiar with the needs of SMEs, understands them, and acts accordingly.

Josef Raith, Founder
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