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The Swiss private investment company INVISION sold its majority stake in Kraft & Bauer Group to Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG). DBAG Fund VII, which is advised by DBAG, will acquire a majority stake in Kraft & Bauer, a leading supplier of fire extinguishing systems for machine tools, as part of a management buyout (MBO) alongside with the founding Bauer family as well as the current managing director Frank Foddi.
Swiss private equity firm investing into established midsized companies with a focus on succession cases.
Develops, produces and installs microprocessor-based fire extinguishing systems for 800 different types of tooling machines.
Kraft & Bauer employs around 80 people at its headquarters in Holzgerlingen (Baden-Württemberg), the subsidiary in Bannwil (Switzerland) and the 13 service locations in Germany, Switzerland and Italy.
Listed private equity company that initiates closed-end private equity funds which enable institutional investors to participate in the equity or equity-like instruments of unlisted companies operating primarily in industrial sectors.
IMAP M&A Consultants AG initiated the transaction on behalf of the shareholders of Kraft & Bauer and handled it in all its phases.