capiton is acquiring AEMtec GmbH together with its management
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.
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).