Hermann GmbH Maschinenbautechnologie

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Hermann GmbH Maschinenbautechnologie
Hydraulic steelwork
has been acquired by
Private equity investor
advised on sale of company

IMAP advised the shareholders of Hermann Maschinenbautechnologie on the acquisition by VORSPRUNG

IMAP advised Hermann GmbH Maschinenbautechnologie, Germany's leading manufacturer of hydraulic steel work structures, on its acquisition by Vorsprung Partnerschaft. Together with the management team led by Günther Hastaedt and Johann Hermann, the investors will further expand HemaTec's leading role in the hydraulic steel work market in the future.

Hermann GmbH Maschinenbautechnologie, Weiden, Germany 

Founded in 1997 and located in Weiden/Bavaria, Germany, HemaTec manufactures and installs large-scale water locks and hydraulic steelwork structures as well as large component metalworking solutions. With a comprehensive and unique set of metalworking equipment for large parts machining in Weiden and Brake and with its small parts manufacturing site in Erpetshof, HemaTec also operates in the area of contract metalworking services. As a market leader in the high-growth hydraulic steelworks market, HemaTec has completed various prestigious lighthouse projects, including some of Germany’s technically most demanding water lock constructions – all of them mission critical for the German waterway infrastructure.

VORSPRUNG Partners, Hamburg, Germany

VORSPRUNG is a Hamburg-based private equity investor that invests funds from German and European entrepreneurial families in leading medium-sized companies based in the DACH region in order to further develop and grow them in the long term together with management.


The IMAP team exclusively advised the shareholders of HemaTec within a structured M&A process and supported them in negotiating and successfully closing the transaction.

Client testimonial

Günther Hastaedt, Managing Director of Hermann GmbH Maschinenbautechnologie

"We would like to thank IMAP for their professional advice and tireless efforts to find the family investors around VORSPRUNG, who share our entrepreneurial values, and make the deal happen."

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