Rosenberger AG will be part of WAFIOS Group | November 2015
Mr. Christian Benzing (Stuttgart), partner of Hugo Benzing GmbH & Co. KG, was able to prevail against several interested parties with his purchase offer and took over the assets of Rosenberger AG on September 1st, 2015.
For the continuation and expansion of the existing product range of Rosenberger AG, he founded Wafios Tube Automation GmbH on November 2nd, 2015 together with Reutlingen-based Wafios AG, which bundles the activities in tube bending technology division of Wafios AG.
ZOLLERN takes over Rückle Werkzeugfabrik | January 2015
Rückle Werkzeugfabrik GmbH, a specialist for precision rotary tables based in Römerstein, is taken over by Zollern group.
The leading manufacturer of rotary table systems for machine tools, Rückle, achieved an annual turnover of 15 million euros with 78 employees. On September 11, 2014, the management filed for insolvency in self-administration. The insolvency application was necessary due to restructuring and production process adjustments as a business shift from series to individually manufactured machines was obligatory.
The Bad Säckingen automation company ROBOTEC Engineering GmbH will operate under an MBO from May 2014 on as I-Robotics GmbH. ROBOTEC is one of the market leaders for automation and robotics solutions in the foundry industry and is represented by all well-known automobile manufacturers and the supplier industry with numerous turnkey systems.
Trenker sells developing know-how to Dr. Fritsch GmbH | October 2012
The machine manufacturer Dr. Fritsch Sondermaschinen GmbH (Stuttgart) acquires as part of an asset deal the know-how and the rights of use to a promising diamond wire coating system, which was developed by the insolvent Trenker Abrasive Plant Technology GmbH & Co. KG, Weikersheim. The core business with dental diamond tools is taken over by AP-Technology UG, which was newly founded by the former shareholder Alfred Trenker.
AP Systems takes over BMF Reinraumtechnik GmbH | September 2019
The Reutlingen-based BMF Reinraumtechnik GmbH, a medium-sized producer of clean rooms, clean room furniture made of stainless steel and aluminium as well as associated consumables, will be integrated into the AP Systems Group with almost all employees.
The company was founded in 2003 as “BMF Profilsysteme”, due to the increasing specialization of the company in the clean room sector, it was consequently renamed BMF Reinraumtechnik GmbH in 2009.
GNA Schreiber will part of Rehart Group | June 2014
Schreiber Technology GmbH, a subsidiary of GNA GmbH, will be taken over by RehartGroup with all employees and will represent the Northern branch of RehartGroup under the same name.
GNA GmbH, founded in the early 1980s, is a medium-sized machine and plant manufacturer in the network of the Stulz Group (SH + E). In 2005 the name was changed to GNA – Stulz Wasser- und Prozesstechnik GmbH, which merged with Schreiber Technology GmbH into today’s GNA GmbH. The merger created a company with very broad know-how in the field of construction and service of municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities.
Future of WVG Kainz secured by GÜDEL Group | October 2013
The conveyor system manufacturer WVG Kainz is taken over by the internationally known Swiss GÜDEL Group and will operate under the name GÜDEL Intralogistics GmbH in the future.
WVG Kainz is one of the leading manufacturers of washing, conveyor, storage and automation technology for reusable containers (Euro standard containers) for the food processing industry. Due to a decrease in sales in 2011 and a liquidity shortfall caused by overdue accounts receivables, the management filed for insolvency on May 21, 2013.
Agrofert takes over production site of AGRO Service Nord | March 2013
The expanding Czech Agrofert Group takes over the assets of Agro Service Nord Produktion Leuna GmbH and will operate as Getreide GmbH Pirna in the future.
Agro Service operates a production plant for liquid fertilizer products, in Leuna Chemical Park, which were developed for the specific soil conditions in Thuringia, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt. Mainly, nitrate-free nitrogen fertilizer products with sulfur are produced.
Eisenguss GmbH will be continued by TS Group | June 2018
The TS-Group takes over the assets and almost all employees of the Mosbach-based Eisenguss GmbH, one of the few specialists in the casting of cutting dies for the automotive industry in Europe.
Eisenguss GmbH is a leading, medium-sized manufacturer of cast parts made of gray cast iron and nodular cast iron. In particular, pressing tools for body parts (e.g. doors or bonnets) are manufactured using the full molding process. The product range also includes fittings, construction machine parts, base plates and machine stands and beds.
Hans Risch will be part of Eberle group – all employees rescued | December 2016
Hans Risch GmbH (Niefern-Öschelbronn), a metal processing specialist for sophisticated technical parts such as valve and cylinder parts, is taken over by Kurt Eberle GmbH & Co. KG with all employees and will operate as Risch GmbH & Co. KG.
Vario-Fertigungstechnik GmbH, a high-performance contract manufacturing company for mechanical engineering in Chemnitz, is taken over by BXT GmbH, also based in Chemnitz.
The specialist for large and precision parts as well as the processing of prismatic and rotationally symmetrical parts, has 66 employees and a turnover of 5 million euros. Vario works primarily for machine tool manufacturers who provide workpieces for further processing.
Packaging division of EDAK AG/ EDAK Inc. sold to DESAPRO AG |September 2015
The Swiss US-American EDAK Group, a lightweight construction specialist and part of the “DK Industrial” business unit of the Diethelm Keller Group, was able to sell the internationally operating “Packaging Solutions” division operating under EDAK AG and EDAK Inc. to DESAPRO AG.
Construction technology division of EDAK AG/ EDAK Inc. sold to MAKK AG | April 2015
The Swiss EDAK AG, a lightweight construction specialist and part of the “DK Industrial” business unit of the Diethelm Keller Group, has sold the “Construction, climbing and transport technology” division to MAKK AG.
EDAK AG, based in Dachsen in the Swiss canton of Zurich, is a renowned supplier of high-quality aluminium and steel products in the field of construction technology (cloakrooms, waste systems), climbing technology (ladders, scaffolding, platforms) and transport technology (trolleys, laundry collectors). The company is operating in the Swiss market and serves, among other things, public institutions, trade and healthcare.
MAHA takes over ProContour H-3D-Messmodultechnologie | December 2012
The MAHA Maschinenbau Haldenwang GmbH & Co. KG has acquired the trademark and know-how rights of the innovative technology of ProContour GmbH, a specialist for measuring the tread depth and usage profil of tyres. Furthermore, part of the personnel will be taken over.
Raible is fully taken over by strategic investor | April 2016
Raible High-Tech GmbH in Nagold is specialized in mold inserts for punching and injection molding toolmaking as well as graphite and copper electrodes for sinker EDM. Dr. Joachim Pieper, owner of the MEKU group, takes over Raible with all employees under the new name of Raible Technologie GmbH.
BIP Candy & Toys Germany takes over IFC - International Food Cooperation Germany GmbH | April 2017
BIP Candy & Toys Germany GmbH took over the operational business of IFC – International Food Cooperation Germany GmbH with the opening of insolvency proceedings on April 1, 2017. IFC, based in Berlin, is one of Germanys´ market leaders for the development, production and sale of children’s sweets under brand licenses of leading international movie and toy companies. The wholesaler, founded in 2007, operates across Europe and achieved a turnover of approx. 30 million euros in 2016 with around 50 employees.
Bakery Meyer-Mönchhof will continue Tenter’s Backhaus | July 2013
The Lower Saxony bakery Meyer-Mönchhof will continue the Bremen bakery chain Tenter’s Backhaus GmbH & Co. KG with a management contract as of July 2013 and ensures the continued existence of the majority of the branches and jobs.
Tenter’s Backhaus is a medium-sized bakery with over 30 branches and is known as “Der Bremer Bäcker”. In addition to strong competition of the food discounters, internal management errors made it necessary to file for insolvency on February 15, 2013.
Ponnath takes over Eugen Gruninger Großmetzgerei | August 2012
Eugen Gruninger Großmetzgerei GmbH & Co. KG, a renowned manufacturer of Black Forest sausage specialties based in Freiburg, is taken over by Ponnath DIE MEISTERMETZGER GmbH.
Gruninger, a well-known medium-sized producer of sausages and meat products, achieved an annual turnover of approx. 22 million euros with 164 employees in 2011. The company impresses with a state-of-the-art production facility, which offers significant production capacities for future growth. The new building, which went into operation in 2010, was necessary after a fire. Its aftermath was the main reason for insolvency, as business figures did not reach the original level quickly enough.
Stores of Brot & Co. continue to sell bakery goods | March 2012
The majority of the Brot & Co. branches and employees can be transferred to baked goods chain stores in the region. Brot & Co. GmbH & Co. KG is one of five companies of the Gramss bakery company with branches in northern Bavaria, southern Thuringia and southern Saxony.
Successful restructuring of Hermann von der Alb | March 2011
The industrial bakery Herrmann and the Herrmann von der Alb branches are taken over by two well-known bakery companies – most jobs can be retained.
Herrmann (Dettingen) as industrial bakery with more than 70 branches is one of the largest manufacturers for baked goods in Baden-Württemberg. The company has been a family business in the baking industry for over 50 years.
Miele takes over all business activities of vertical farming specialist Agrilution | December 2019
Agrilution GmbH (Start up from Munich), founded in 2013, had to file for insolvency at the end of September, despite initial sales successes with the innovative Plantcube. As part of an international investor process, it was possible to generate a strategically highly interesting restructuring solution.
The Plantcube is a grow box for household purposes in which plants grow under optimized conditions without harmful external factors.
Transferred restructuring secures CnMemory’s future | February 2014
Chips and More GmbH, a company specializing in storage media and multimedia devices, is being taken over by the international ITC group Global Distribution FZE from Dubai. InsoConsult advises the insolvency administrator Dr. Thomas Kaiser on the sale.
The upper Bavarian bike manufacturer Rocket Bikes e.K. is taken over by a private investor from Switzerland. The sporty product range will be significantly expanded for the coming season. Rocket Bikes, founded by the former DTM rally driver Günter Scholz in 1999, is known among mountain bikers for its high-quality bikes and innovative frame geometries.
Ebnat AG takes over the assests of Pfefferle | February 2013
After an extensive investor process, the “Schweizerische Bürstenfabrik Ebnat-Kappel AG” takes over the assets of Pfefferle Bürsten GmbH (Heitersheim), a medium-sized manufacturer of brushes made of plastic and wood for i.e. floor cleaning, kitchen-, household-, shoe-care, clothes and upholstery care, window cleaning, bathroom and toilet cleaning and personal hygiene.
Mosella Angelgeräte GmbH rescued by international investor process | January 2013
After an international investor process, Mosella Angelgeräte GmbH was taken over by a French investor on January 1st, 2013.
Mosella is a well-known medium-sized wholesaler in the fishing segment and has a unique selling point in the market with an all-round range of live bait, fishing feed and accessories. The company with customers from domestic retail and European wholesale is the market leader in Germany for live bait and animal feed and generates around 5 million euros in sales.
Steppenwolf bikes will complement MIFAs portfolio | August 2012
The Bavarian premium bicycle manufacturer Steppenwolf Bikes is taken over by the largest German bicycle manufacturer, Mitteldeutsche Fahrradwerke AG (MIFA) from Sangerhausen. InsoConsult advises the insolvency administrator Mr. RA Oliver Schartl and the management on the sale.
Joint future of raytest and Elysia s.a. under Elysia-raytest GmbH | October 2015
Raytest Isotopenmessgeräte GmbH, a market leader in the field of measuring devices for nuclear medicine research and development, is taken over by the Belgian competitor ELYSIA s.a. The company site at Straubenhardt can be maintained with all employees.
Biotech projects of Euroderm GmbH will be continued with B.Braun Medical AG and Sinclair Pharma | February 2014
The main research projects of euroderm GmbH, Leipzig, a biotechnology company in the field of dermatology with a focus on the development and production of skin models, is taken over by Sinclair IS Pharma plc, U.K and B. Braun Medical AG, Switzerland.
Hans O. Habermann Transformatoren becomes part of the Pikatron Group | August 2020
Pikatron GmbH continues Habermann’s business operations in Lauchringen with all employees.
Hans O. Habermann is a company with a long tradition, which was founded in 1964 as a manufacturer of transformers, chokes, coils and winding products. As a specialist for transformers from 0.5VA to 500kVA, the company is known for its high product quality, in-house developments, attention to detail as well as its adherence to delivery dates and deadlines.
Platronic Platinenfertigung takes over Deutschlaender Electronic GmbH | July 2019
Platronic Platinenproduktion GmbH (Hennef) continues the business operations of Deutschlaender Electronic in Neckarbischofsheim with all employees under the new company name Platronic – Deutschlaender GmbH.
Deutschlaender Electronic GmbH is a long-standing company, which was founded in 1922 as a manufacturer of electromechanical components. Since 1964 the company specialized in the production of printed circuit boards and offers customers a wide range of one to ten-layer printed circuit boards with surface finishes tailored to specific needs.
Heldele invests in Volz Elektrotechnik | November 2015
The internationally know Volz Elektrotechnik GmbH in Mannheim is taken over by Heldele Group.
Volz Elektrotechnik is a specialist in electrical installations, automation and building technology as well as electric cabinet construction. In 2014 Volz achieved a total turnover of 14 million euros with approx. 130 employees. The company generates the majority of its sales with maintenance- and repair-businesses in industry and medium-sized companies.
Cms electronics takes over Hopp Elektronik GmbH | März 2015
Hopp Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG, an electronics manufacturing service provider based in March near Freiburg, is taken over by cms electronics GmbH located in Austria.
Hopp specializes in complex prototypes and small series of components and assemblies, filed for insolvency on September 15, 2014. Lawyer and auditor Dr. Thomas Kaiser of the law firm Kaiser & Sozien was appointed by the district court of Freiburg as provisional respectively with the opening decree of December 1st, 2014 as insolvency administrator.
International investor consortium takes over IVP Group an EMS provider | April 2012
An international investor consortium takes over the IVP Group, an electronic manufacturing service provider with its headquartered in Buchenbach near Freiburg. The newly founded IVP Group Germany GmbH takes over all business activities.
Belgian investor takes over the traditional Freiburg printing company | July 2014
The Freiburger Graphische Betriebe GmbH & Co. KG, a daughter company of Herder publishing group, specializing in high-quality book printing and bookbinding services, was taken over on June 1, 2014 by the strategic investor Proost Industries N.V. as part of a transferring restructuring.
Successful restructuring of letterpress specialist Stanztec | December 2011
Stanztec is taken over by the previous owner and private investors – all jobs can be saved.
The Berlin company Stanztec, owned by Mr. Arndt Weinkopff, has been working nationally for 25 years in the field of die-cutting, print processing as well as the manual and mechanical assembly of high-quality packaging made of paper, cardboard or foils.
The plastics technology company Bock is being restructured via an investor solution | January 2021
Despite the unfavourable effects caused by the Corona pandemic, the renowned plastics injection moulding company Bock can be saved after a prolonged continuation by selling it to the market participant Plastium.
Future of Holzer Kunststofftechnik secured | September 2016
Holzer GmbH Kunststofftechnik, Sinsheim, is taken over by Siedlaczek Technologies GmbH from Munich.
Holzer Kunststofftechnik is a well-known medium-sized supplier for processing of high-performance plastics for the automotive, aviation and energy industry. The focus is on customer-specific solutions that implement weight and cost reductions using special processes such as 2K hard / hard and TSG (thermoplastic foam injection molding).
Successful restructuring of Boxler GmbH & Co. KG | August 2011
Boxler GmbH & Co. KG, manufacturer of exclusive wooden floors, is taken over by the strategic investor SCL Schober GmbH – all jobs can be saved.
The traditional company Boxler GmbH & Co. KG in Rammingen is one of the leading development and production companies for innovative and very high quality floor coverings in Europe. Boxler is also active in surface treatment for other wood processing companies and has a high-performance interior design team for exclusive home decor concepts for hotels, wellness and yacht building.
Maurer group takes over Schmidt & Eger GmbH and Jochen Schmidt GmbH & Co. KG | June 2015
The Karlsruhe companies Schmidt & Eger GmbH and Jochen Schmidt GmbH & Co. KG, which are active in sanitary facilities and heating as well as energy and building technology, are taken over by the Maurer group – Schramberg.
LangBau rescued by a transferred restructuring | June 2013
The construction company Lang from Kuppenheim near Rastatt has found a new with Reif Bauholding.
Lang GmbH & Co. KG is a well-known medium-sized construction company, which is particularly active in commercial and industrial as well as public building and civil engineering. Furthermore housing and civil engineering are a second business division.
Götz Befestigungstechnik rescued by transferred restructuring | September 2011
Götz Befestigungstechnik GmbH finds a new home in the ACU Group – almost all jobs will be rescued.
Götz Befestigungstechnik is a medium-sized wholesaler for fastening technology and one of the few all-round suppliers for building supplies in the German building materials market. Fastening materials for the areas of interior construction, drywall, plaster and facade fastenings as well as roof accessories are traded. Customers are in particular large groups for trading building materials.
The “Maxx-e-Motion” real estate project in Konstanz can be completed thanks to a community of investors
The “Maxx-e-Motion” real estate project of the Euro Concept Group, a building complex comprising a hotel, parking garage and conference centre at Konstanz, is being brought to a positive conclusion by a consortium of investors from Mannheim.
IT systems company Terrabit will be part of nds Netzwerksysteme | June 2021
nds Netzwerksysteme GmbH takes over the business operations of Terrabit GmbH through a transferring reorganisation.
Terrabit GmbH (Reutlingen-Kusterdingen) is a classic IT systems company founded in 2003. In addition to data centre operations it specialised in cloud computing and ERP solutions (MS Navision) among other things.
Successful Rescue of game developer Spellbound Entertainment AG | July 2012
As part of an MBO with the participation of private investors, Black Forest Games GmbH takes over the business activities of Spellbound Entertainment AG.
The internationally renowned games developer Spellbound Entertainment AG from Offenburg specializes in the development of retail video games, especially action and role-playing games, for well-known game publishers.
Programmed for future – transferred restructuring of lbx games GmbH and lieblinx GmbH | April 2011
Lbx games GmbH and lieblinx GmbH are taken over by the strategic investor NuroMedia GmbH.
The software companies lbx games GmbH and lieblinx GmbH (both Berlin) specialize in the development of web communities and portals as well as games for platforms such as Nintendo DS / DSi, Wii, iPhone / iPad and social online games.