Advised on Sale of Company

Automotive

SAG/Autonet Group

Leading provider of automotive spare parts in Europe Switzerland

Acquired Majority Control of Business Operations

Wagen International d.o.o.

Leading automotive aftermarket distributor in Serbia Serbia

Advised Wagen International in its sale of a majority interest to SAG/ Autonet Group

Overview

 

Wagen International d.o.o. is a fast-growing market leader in the automotive aftermarket distribution in Serbia, with an annual turnover of over EUR 40 million. The Company is a specialized B2B supplier with over 95% of sales coming from business clients. The distribution is organized through three sales channels: workshops, retailers and wholesalers.

 

The Company’s current product range consists of more than 200.000 items supplied primarily by European producers of high-end car parts, such as Schaeffler, Federal Mogul, ZF Aftermarket, Bosch, ContiTech, MANN+HUMMEL, and more. The product portfolio covers more than 90 brands. Since 2015, Wagen International is member of ATR International AG, a global trade cooperation of leading aftermarket distributors.

 

Unique Selling Points

-          Leading position in automotive aftermarket distribution in Serbia, with a strong countrywide presence of 15 branches.

-          Continuous growth and profitability of the Company.

-          A strong and experienced professional management team with 300 employees that will continue the successful development of the Company in the future.

 

The Investor

 

SAG/Autonet Group is one of the largest providers in the independent automotive spare parts sector in Europe, with an annual turnover of over CHF 900 million and more than 3.200 employees. The Group’s product portfolio includes more than 800,000 catalogue- and 370,000 warehouse items. SAG/Autonet Group is the market leader in Switzerland and Romania, the number three in Austria and has a very good market presence in Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Hungary. 

 

 

The Deal

 

IMAP SEE was the exclusive transaction advisor to the owners of Wagen International d.o.o. in the sale of majority share in the Company.