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Areas of Expertise

Our dedicated professionals and industry network offer unparalleled industry access within our five core verticals: Business Services, Industrials, Consumer, Materials and Technology. Across all these areas, we have long standing relationships with highly relevant buyers and sellers. Our experience means that our advice and analysis is always rooted in deep industry knowledge. Our clients range from corporations, private equity firms, family offices, and entrepreneurs.

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2020

Metsä Tissue / keeeper Group

MCF advised Metsä Tissue in the sale of its napkin business to keeeper Group. The napkin business generates annual sales of approx. EUR 45m and focuses on plain and printed napkins for the consumer and professional markets. The buyer, keeeper Group, is a portfolio company of Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, the German investment group.

2020

Pulsen Production / Shibuya Crossing

MCF advised Pulsen Production in the acquisition of Shibuya Crossing, a Swedish company delivering services in data centre infrastructure and IT operations.

2020

Nets / Poplapay & Poplatek

Nets, a leading provider of digital payment services and related technology solutions across Europe, has fully acquired Poplapay, a Finnish provider of payment software for POS terminals and Poplatek, a Finnish provider of software development, cloud services, and payment solutions. MCF acted as financial adviser to Nets in this transaction.

2020

Alma Media Corporation / Sanoma Media Finland

MCF advised Alma Media, a leading European media company focusing on digital services and publishing, in sale of its regional news media business and printing operations to Sanoma Media Finland.

2020

PINOVA & deconta / Schauenburg International

MCF advises the shareholders of deconta Group, a leading manufacturer of equipment for asbestos removal on its sale to industrial family holding Schauenburg International.

2020

ApoSync / ARZ Haan

MCF advised ApoSync Digitale Dienstleistungen GmbH in the sale of its eponymous app ApoSync, the leading iOS and Android app for pharmacies to ARZ Haan AG.

2020

hVIVO Plc / Open Orphan Plc

MCF advised hVIVO Plc on the all-equity merger with Open Orphan Plc, structured as a reverse takeover.

2020

Alma Media / Alma Talent Sweden

MCF advised Alma Media Corporation on the divestment of the Swedish media business Alma Talent to New Technology Media Group.

2020

KAEFER / Wood Group Industrial Services

MCF advised KAEFER on the acquisition of Wood Group Industrial Services, a UK market leading provider of industrial services, from John Wood Group PLC.

2020

Renta / YRC Täby AB & YRC Uppsala AB

MCF advised Renta Group, majority owned by Intera Partners, in the acquisitions of YRC Täby AB and YRC Uppsala AB, two Swedish general equipment rental companies operating in the Stockholm and Uppsala regions.

2020

BSW Group / Endless LLP

MCF advised the owners of BSW Group, an integrated forestry and sawmilling business, on the sale to Endless LLP, a UK-based private equity firm.

2019

TeamVet Beteiligungs GmbH

MCF advised TeamVet, a leading German operator of veterinary clinics, on its debt and equity capital raise to pursue further growth via acquisitions.

2019

ELG Haniel / Mitsubishi Corporation

MCF advised ELG Haniel GmbH in the divesture of a strategic stake in its UK subsidiary ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd, a market leader in recycled carbon fibre materials for the transportation sector, to Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan’s largest trading house.

2019

Trafotek Group / AQ Group

MCF advised Intera Partners, a leading private equity investor in Finland, in the divestment of its stake in Trafotek Group, a leading Finnish designer and manufacturer of power electronics components in medium to high power range, to AQ Group.

2019

Forsen / Broviken

MCF advised Forsen, an independent project management specialist and trusted adviser through all steps of a construction project, on the sale of a majority stake to Broviken, a Swedish investment company focused on Nordic investments within the service sector.

2019

Norvestor / Oy Johnson Metall Ab

MCF advised Norvestor in the sale of Oy Johnson Metall Ab, a Finnish market leading manufacturer of bronze bearings to Finnish family-owned industrial company Sacotec.

2019

FSN / Rameder

MCF advised FSN Capital Partners in the acquisition of Rameder Anhängerkupplungen und Autoteile GmbH, the leading European online retailer for tow bars & wiring kits as well as carrier systems.

2019

Nötudden Casting Group / Storskogen

MCF has advised Nötudden Invest AB in its disposal of Nötudden Casting Group to Storskogen, with the divested entities consisting of Roslagsgjuteriet AB and Storebrogjuteriet AB, leading iron foundries on the Swedish market for small and mid-size series, as well as Finish Industrilackering i Storebro AB, an industrial painting provider.

2019

HASEC-Elektronik / Scanfil

MCF advised the shareholders of HASEC-Elektronik GmbH, a German provider of Electronics Engineering & Manufacturing Services, on the sale to Scanfil Oyj, a listed Finnish contract manufacturer and system supplier for the electronics industry.

2019

Hyrox / infront Sports & Media

MCF advised HYROX, a unique indoor fitness competition designed for both amateurs and professional athletes, on receiving a strategic investment from infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports Group company.

2019

Assessio / Main Capital Partners

MCF advised Assessio, a leading provider of HR talent assessment technology and services in the Nordics, on the sale of a majority stake to Main Capital Partners, a Private Equity investor specialising in enterprise software.

2019

Rameder / BilX Nordic AB

MCF advised Rameder Anhängerkupplungen und Autoteile GmbH, the leading European online retailer for tow bars & wiring kits as well as carrier systems, in the acquisition of a majority stake in BilX Nordic AB (operating under the brand Dragkrokslagret).

2019

Rameder / Koukkupaja Oy and Felox Finland Oy

MCF advised Rameder Anhängerkupplungen und Autoteile GmbH, the leading European online retailer for tow bars & wiring kits as well as carrier systems, in the acquisition of a majority stake in Koukkupaja Oy and Felox Finland Oy.

2019

Intera Partners / Polarica Group

MCF provides financial advisory to Intera Partners in the divestment of Polarica Group, Europe’s leading supplier of wild food.

2019

Axel Johnson International / JokiLaakeri

MCF advised Axel Johnson International, a privately owned Swedish industrial group and its’ subsidiary Nomo Group in the acquisition of JokiLaakeri, a Finnish multi-brand bearing distributor.

2019

Jäger Health Group & Aposphäre / IQVIA Inc.

MCF advised the founder and sole shareholder of Jäger Health Group GmbH, the leading German OTC healthcare marketing agency, and Aposphäre GmbH, a provider of educational training to pharmacists, on the sale to IQVIA Inc., a global supplier of healthcare services.

2019

Recover Nordic Group / L&T Korjausrakentaminen Oy

MCF advised Recover Nordic Group in the acquisition of L&T Korjausrakentaminen Oy, a leading provider of quick-response damage repair and other renovation services. L&T Korjausrakentaminen is part of the Lassila & Tikanoja Group which operates in Finland, Sweden and Russia.

2019

Robust / Novoferm

MCF advised Norvestor in the sale of Robust, a leading manufacturer of steel security doors, fire doors and glazed doors in Sweden and the UK to Novoferm, one of the largest European system suppliers of doors, garage doors, frames and operators.

2019

KFP / BKW Engineering

MCF advised the shareholders of KFP Ingenieure and KFP Ingenieure Brandschutz, together a leading integrated engineering services firm in Northern Germany in the sale to BKW Engineering, a business unit of BKW AG [SWX:BKW], an international energy and construction firm headquartered in Bern.

2019

Scandiflex / Schur Flexibles

MCF advised Tilgmann Group on the sale of Scandiflex Pac AB, which is one of the leading Swedish producers of printed flexible packaging laminates for the food industry. The company has revenues of approximately €20 million and is headquartered in Landskrona, Sweden. The acquirer was Schur Flexibles, one of the European leaders in the flexible packaging industry.

2019

Bridgepoint / A-Katsastus Group

MCF advised Bridgepoint on the sale of A-Katsastus Group to MB Funds. A-Katsastus Group offers damage inspection and collision repair services as well as statutory vehicle inspections, registrations and driver examination services.

2019

Senger-Kraft Automobile GmbH / Autohaus Schade

MCF advised Senger-Kraft Automobile GmbH, a leading Mercedes-Benz dealership in Central Germany on the sale to Autohaus Schade, a German car dealership.

2019

Senger-Kraft GmbH und Co.KG / Max Schultz

MCF advised Senger-Kraft GmbH und Co.KG., a leading Mercedes-Benz dealership in Central Germany on the sale to Max Schultz, a German car dealership.

2019

Columbus McKinnon / Turbo Investment BV

MCF advised Columbus McKinnon in the divestment of its subsidiary Stahlhammer Bommern, a leading German manufacturer of heavy-load lifting gears and engineering components to Turbo Investment BV.

2019

Convini / My Minute Meal GmbH

MCF advised Convini in the acquisition of My Minute Meal GmbH (“How I Like”), the German Food Tech start-up providing corporate clients with an intelligent catering system involving a smart refrigerator, an online payment and restocking system as well as corresponding services.

2018

Deekeling Arndt Advisors / Havas Group

MCF advised the shareholders of Deekeling Arndt Advisors in Communications GmbH on the sale of a majority stake in the company to Havas Group, one of the world’s largest global communications groups. Deekeling Arndt Advisors is the most renowned communications advisor in Germany.

2018

Match IQ / Constantin Medien

MCF advised the shareholders of Match IQ, a sports consulting agency focusing on organising training camps and test matches for renowned German and top international soccer clubs, on the sale of a majority stake to Constantin Medien, a German media group.

2018

Deutsche See / Parlevliet & van der Plas

MCF advised the shareholders of Deutsche See Group, Germany’s leading provider of fish and seafood for the German retail and gastronomy sectors, on the sale to Parlevliet & van der Plas (P&P). Based in the Netherlands, P&P is an international fishing and seafood group that also operates in the German market. 

Read more:
Spiegel Online / Zeit / Handelsblatt / Welt

2018

The Financial Compliance Group / Bridgepoint

MCF advised the owners of The Financial Compliance Group (“FCG”) in the sale to Bridgepoint Development Capital. FCG is a market-leading provider of specialist risk and compliance services to the financial sector with offices in Stockholm, Malmö, Copenhagen and Oslo.

2018

Evac Group / Cathelco Limited

MCF advised Evac Group, a Finland-based portfolio company of Bridgepoint, and the world’s leading provider of integrated waste, wastewater, and water management systems for the marine, offshore, and building industries, in the acquisition of Cathelco Limited.

2018

Uponor / Swegon

MCF advised Uponor Corporation on the sale of Zent-Frenger GmbH, which produces radiant ceilings and develops and sells customised commercial heat pumps and concrete activation systems, to Swedish Swegon Group AB, a company within the Latour group.

2018

Videodata / Teltec

MCF advised the sole shareholder of Videodata, a leading rental and retail company for professional video and audio equipment in Northern Germany, in the sale of its majority stake to Teltec, Germany’s largest distributor of media and AV solutions.

2018

Wärtsilä / Solix

MCF advised Wärtsilä, a Finland-based technology group and a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets in the divestment of its pumps business to Solix Group, a Scandinavian investment company.

2018

Hansa Treuhand Finance

MCF advised the insolvency administrator of the private shareholder of the Hansa Treuhand Group, hww hermann wienberg wilhelm, on the sale of Hansa Treuhand Finance GmbH & Co. KG, a German fund initiator and manager of aircraft funds and fund of fund investments, to a private investor.

2018

Overdick GmbH & Co. KG / Lahmeyer International GmbH

MCF advised the shareholders of Overdick GmbH & Co. KG on the sale of a majority stake in the company to Lahmeyer International GmbH, an international engineering company and subsidiary of Tractebel Engie. Overdick is a renowned engineering firm providing design and engineering services for the maritime and offshore energy industry.

2018

Partnera / Uusioaines

MCF advised Partnera, a Finnish investment company based in Oulu, in the investment in Uusioaines, the leading Finnish glass recycling specialist with a special focus on foam glass production.

2018

Powernet / Efore

MCF advised Verdane on the sale of Powernet, a Finland-based developer and manufacturer of power supplies and systems for the global markets, to Efore, a Finnish listed industrial group.

2018

Ragn-Sells / Ramboll Sweden

MCF advised Ragn-Sells in the divestment of its sustainability consultant company RSM&CO to Ramboll Sweden. RSM&CO is established as one of the leading specialists within sustainable business, process development and educational services in Sweden.

2018

Ragn-Sells' Latvian operations / Local Managing Director

MCF advised the shareholders of Ragn-Sells on the divestiture of its Latvian operations to the local Managing Director. The sale of the Latvian business contributes to Ragn-Sells new corporate strategy to focus on the conversion to a circular economy.

2018

Ragn-Sells’ Polish operations / Remondis

MCF advised the shareholders of Ragn-Sells on the divestiture of its Polish operations to Remondis. 

2018

Recover Nordic / WD Kuivaus Oy

MCF advised Recover Nordic in the acquisition of WD Kuivaus Oy. Owned by its management and employees, WD Kuivaus is a leading provider of water damage control and construction services in the Helsinki capital area.

2018

Axel Johnson International / SKS

MCF advised Axel Johnson International in the acquisition of five companies with a combined turnover of EUR 40 million from the Finnish SKS Group. The companies located in Finland, Sweden and Estonia offer mechanical power transmission components, such as gears and motors, belts and linear motion components.

2018

Renta / Aros Hyresmaskiner i Västerås

MCF advised Stål & Hyr Group, owned by the Finnish rental company Renta, in the acquisition of Aros Hyresmaskiner i Västerås, a Sweden-based rental equipment company with special focus on on-site modules, electricity, and heating solutions.

2018

Renta / Stål & Hyr Group

MCF advised Renta Group, majority owned by Intera Partners, in the cross-border platform acquisition of Stål & Hyr Group, a Swedish rental provider of machinery, tools and equipment, mainly to companies within the construction industry.

2018

Kemetyl / Univar

MCF advised the shareholders of Kemetyl Group on the carve-out divestiture of Kemetyl’s Industrial Chemicals division to Univar. The business provides bulk and specialty chemicals, such as industrial grade ethanol, to customers in Sweden and Norway.

2018

Sauter Federn GmbH / Pinova Capital Partners

MCF advised the shareholders of Heinrich Sauter, Fabrik technischer Federn GmbH, a leading German manufacturer of mechanical springs, in the sale of a majority stake to Pinova Capital Partners.

2018

Kube & Kubenz

MCF advised Kube & Kubenz, a logistics company focused on the transport of liquid hazardous goods and naturally harmless chemicals, in the acquisition of a majority stake of a company also focused on the transport of liquid hazardous goods.

2018

StayAt / Forenom

MCF advised the owners of StayAt in the sale to Forenom, a Capman portfolio company. StayAt is a market-leading provider of long stay hotel-and serviced apartments in Stockholm, Malmö and Lund.

2018

Lahti Precision Oy / Zippe Industrieanlagen GmbH

MCF advised Lahti Precision Oy in the divestment of the Glass Technology business unit to the German company Zippe Industrieanlagen GmbH.

2018

CruiseVision / BWK

MCF advised the founders of CruiseVision in a capital increase and partial sale to BWK, a long-term oriented institutional investor. CruiseVision is a full-service agency for high-quality travel photography and films aboard international cruise ships.

2017

MML Capital Partners LLP / Property Information Exchange Ltd

MCF advised Property Information Exchange Ltd on MML Capital Partners investment into the company to facilitate the merger with PSG Connect Ltd. 

2017

EUROGATE / LGI Logistics Group International

MCF advised on the sale of EUROGATE Warehousing & Distribution Erfurt GmbH, a provider of warehousing and logistic service solutions, to LGI Logistics Group International. 

2017

MultiPet & Multiport / Veolia

MCF advised the shareholders of MultiPet and Multiport on the sale of their shares in the company to Veolia. MultiPet and Multiport are pioneers in the German plastic recycling sector and among Europe’s leading developers and manufacturers of recycled PET and HDPE raw material.

2017

Nets / OP Merchant Acquiring Business

MCF advised Nets in the acquisition of the merchant acquiring business from OP Financial Group. Nets and OP are also entering into a 10-year strategic partnership agreement in connection with the transaction.

2017

Volati / Akademibokhandeln

MCF advised Volati in the acquisition of Akademibokhandeln, Sweden’s market leading book reseller with 108 stores and a strong e-commerce position through subsidiary Bokus, from Accent Equity.

2017

Noske-Kaeser / ENGIE Axima

MCF advised the administrator of insolvent HVAC manufacturer Noske-Kaeser Group on the sale of the shipbuilding and offshore business to ENGIE Axima from France. The transaction comprises entities and assets from Germany, Turkey, India, Dubai, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand.

2017

Omegapoint / Priveq

MCF advised Omegapoint’s owners in the sale to Priveq. Omegapoint is a leading consulting company in Sweden specialised in Secure Digital Transformation with c. 320 employees and offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö.

2017

Hanseaticsoft / Lloyd’s Register

MCF advised Hanseaticsoft GmbH on the sale of a minority share to Lloyd’s Register.

Read more:
Press announcement

2017

Hikari Miso & Yeo Valley / Tideford Organic Foods

MCF advised Hikari Miso, the world’s third largest miso producer, and Yeo Valley, one of the UK’s largest producers of yoghurts, milk and other dairy products, on the recapitalisation of Tideford Organic Foods, a UK manufacturer of organic soups.

2017

Property Information Exchange Ltd / PSG Connect Ltd

MCF advised Property Information Exchange Ltd on its merger with PSG Connect Ltd, a market leading provider of residential searches to conveyancing solicitors. 

2017

Pumpenfabrik Wangen / Silverfleet Capital

MCF advised the shareholders of Pumpenfabrik Wangen GmbH on the sale of their shares in the company to the mid-market private equity firm Silverfleet Capital. Pumpenfabrik Wangen is a leading manufacturer of progressing cavity and twin screw pumps in Europe for a variety of end markets, including e.g. food & beverages, wastewater treatment, biogas and agriculture.

2017

ATG Deutschland / Duferco

MCF advised on the sale of 75% of the shares in ATG Deutschland GmbH, a trader, processor and refiner of steel products for the construction industry, to Duferco International Trading Holding S.A.

2017

Intellecta Group / H&H Group AB

MCF advised Intellecta AB (publ.) in the sale of a group of companies within the Strategic Communications business area to H&H Group AB. The group includes five leading Swedish communications agencies within B2B and the public sector.

2017

Auris Kaasunjakelu / Gasum

MCF advised Auris Kaasunjakelu and its owner, SL Capital Partners, on the acquisition of Heating Services and Gas Retail Sales businesses from Gasum. The Heating Services business provides natural gas based heating services to property heating and industrial customers, and the Gas Retail Sales business comprise sales of natural gas to close to 30,000 customers in Finland.

2017

Axel Johnson International / TMT. Malinen

MCF advised Axel Johnson International in the acquisition of TMT. Malinen Oy, the region’s market leading manufacturer and distributor of aluminium, steel, and plastics components as well as systems for the body builder industry. The company has a market presence in Finland, Sweden and Baltics plus some exports.

2017

Bridgepoint / Evac Group

MCF advised European private equity firm Bridgepoint in the acquisition of Evac Group, a global market leader in the provision of environmentally friendly waste, wastewater, and water management systems for the marine, offshore, and building industries.

2017

Konecranes / STAHL CraneSystems

MCF advised Konecranes Plc on the sale of the German STAHL CraneSystems GmbH, a manufacturer of hoists and crane components, and the related foreign subsidiaries to the US crane manufacturer Columbus McKinnon Corporation.

2017

Koskisen / Lahti Energia

MCF advised Koskisen on the sale of two biomass energy plants to Lahti Energia, a Finnish energy company.

2016

Mercantile / Diagno Finland

MCF advised Mercantile Group on the acquisition of Diagno Finland, a leading provider of car workshop equipment and related services in Finland.

2016

TM Progress / PEQ Private Equity

MCF advised the owners of TM Progress, a leading Nordic producer and contractor of self-levelling floor screeds, on the sale to PEQ Private Equity.

2016

Uponor / KaMo & Delta

MCF advised Uponor Corporation, on the acquisition of KaMo group of companies as well as Delta Systemtechnik, both active in centralised and decentralised fresh warm water and home stations.

2016

Nalka Invest / Office Management

MCF advised Nalka Invest, prior Alipes and Inter IKEA Investments, on the acquisition of Office Management, a leading Nordic full-service supplier within IT, communication and office services.

2016

Evotec AG / Cyprotex Plc

MCF advised Evotec AG on the public takeover of the AIM-listed Cyprotex Plc, the world’s largest contract research organisation specialising in pre-clinical ADME-Tox for pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetic and governmental organisations. Cyprotex Plc has operations in Macclesfield, UK and Michigan/Massachusetts, US. The public takeover was effected via a scheme of arrangement under the UK Takeover Code.

2016

Nesco Group / Hämeen Laaturemontti

MCF advised Vaaka Partners on the sale of Nesco Group, the leading rainwater and roof safety solutions provider in Finland, to Sentica Partners’ owned Hämeen Laaturemontti.

2016

Noske-Kaeser / Fedders Lloyd Engineering

MCF advised the administrator of insolvent HVAC manufacturer Noske-Kaeser Group on the sale of the rail & vehicles business to Fedders Lloyd Engineering from India. The transaction comprises entities and assets from Germany, New Zealand, Australia, Brazil and the USA.

2016

Gold&Green Foods / Paulig Group

MCF advised the owners of Gold&Green Foods, a developer of innovative, ecological and healthy foods from oats and beans, on the sale of a majority ownership stake to Paulig Group, a Finland-based international food company.

2016

Paper Excellence / Schaeff Group & Radial Capital Partners

MCF advised Paper Excellence Group on the divestment of its German subsidiary Papierfabrik Scheufelen. The mill is a producer of premium and standard fine papers as well as packaging board primarily for luxury applications.

2016

Hikari Miso / Dragonfly Foods

MCF advised Hikari Miso, the world’s 3rd largest miso producer, on its acquisition of Dragonfly Foods, a UK manufacturer of organic tofu.

2016

ALBIS Plastic GmbH / Barnet Europe W. Barnet GmbH & Co. KG

MCF advised ALBIS Plastic GmbH on the acquisition of the European recycled polymer business of Barnet Europe W. Barnet GmbH & Co. KG, a Germany-based subsidiary of William Barnet & Son, LLC.

2016

Hikari Miso / R&R Tofu

MCF advised Hikari Miso, the world’s 3rd largest miso producer, on its investment into R&R Tofu Ltd, a UK manufacturer of organic tofu.

2016

Intera Partners / Telinekymppi

MCF advised the Finnish buy-out fund Intera Partners on the acquisition of Telinekymppi, a provider of scaffolding and weather protection rental services.

The advisory team was led by Konsta Ruutu.

2016

Reactive Technologies / Octopus

MCF advised Reactive Technologies Ltd, a demand side management technology company on the raising of equity finance from Octopus Energy Group Holdings.

2016

INTERSCHALT maritime systems / Cargotec

MCF advised shareholders of INTERSCHALT maritime systems AG, a German provider of software and services for the shipping industry, on the sale of 100% of the shares to Finnish Cargotec Oyj. Alongside, DPE Deutsche Private Equity also sold their shares acquired in summer 2015.

2016

Renewa / KPA Unicon Group

MCF advised Vaaka Partners on the sale of Renewa Oy, a Finnish biofuel- and waste-fired heat and power plant technology provider, to KPA Unicon Group Oy.

2016

Bogfelts / Accent Equity

Keystone MCF advised the owners of Bogfelts Installation & Entreprenad AB, a leading Nordic installation company within street- and outdoor lighting, on the sale to Accent Equity.

2016

Borrkompaniet / Corvara Group

MCF advised Kuusakoski Group on the sale of Borrkompaniet Sverige AB, a Swedish demolition service provider, to Corvara Group owned by Accent Equity.

2016

Lagardère Sports / Ironman

MCF advised Lagardère Sports on the sale of its sports endurance division by way of a share and asset deal to Ironman. Both are active in operating mass sport events.

2016

MacGregor / Navigator Capital

MCF advised MacGregor Hatlapa GmbH & Co. KG and its shareholder MacGregor Group in the sale of the production assets to the restructuring fund Navigator Capital.

2016

TDF / IP-Only

MCF advised TDF Group (French Terrestrial Network Operator) on the divestment of the Nordic operations of Arkena (Arkena Nordics, previously Qbrick), a media streaming solutions company.

2015

Mercantile alloy wheel business / Alcar

MCF advised Örum Oy Ab, part of the Mercantile Group, on the divestment of its alloy wheel business to Alcar.

2015

Mercantile connected car business / Aplicom

MCF advised Örum Oy Ab, part of the Mercantile Group, on the divestment of its connected car business to Aplicom.

2015

Metsä Board / mutares

MCF advised Metsä Board Corporation on the sale of Metsä Board Zanders GmbH, a German paper mill focusing on label papers and other specialties.

2015

Motala Train / Alstom

Keystone MCF advised Motala Verkstad Group AB on the sale of Motala Train AB, a provider of refurbishment-, heavy maintenance- and repair services for passenger trains, to Alstom.

2015

Unisport / Vaaka Partners

MCF advised Priveq Investment on the sale of Unisport, a leading distributor and installer within sports floors, artificial grass and arena seating, to Vaaka Partners.

2015

UPM Tilhill Forestry / BSW Timber

MCF advised UPM-Kymmene Corporation on the sale of its 100% subsidiary Tilhill Forestry Ltd, the UK’s largest forestry and timber harvesting company, to the BSW Timber Group.

2015

Evac Group / Deerberg-Systems

MCF advised Evac Group, a portfolio company of IK Investment Partners, in the acquisition of Deerberg-Systems GmbH, a Germany-based provider of dry and wet waste treatment systems for ships.

2015

Gamersgate / Simeos Mediacom

Keystone MCF advised the owners of Gamersgate, one of the leading digital distribution platforms for PC and MAC games globally, on the sale to Simeos Mediacom.

2015

Ottoboni / Nordic Morning

MCF has advised Nordkom AB, the listed Sweden based company engaged in the provision of digital and traditional communication solutions, in their divestiture of Ottoboni AB. Ottoboni AB is a Swedish digital communication agency.

2015

Hikari Miso / Tideford Organic Foods

MCF advised Hikari Miso, the world’s third largest miso producer, on its investment into Tideford Organic Foods, a UK manufacturer of organic soups.

2015

HMO AG fundraising

MCF advised Health Management Online AG on the raising of equity finance. HMO is Germany’s leading provider of medical second opinions, offering patients access to independent and interdisciplinary tumor boards.

2015

Ponndorf / Verder Group

MCF advised Ponndorf Gerätetechnik GmbH, a family-owned producer of pumps and fluid control solutions, on the sale to Verder Group.

2015

PSS / WPD Saar

MCF advised the iSL Automotive GmbH, a company in the iSL Group, Saarlouis, on the sale of PSS Personal Service Saarlouis GmbH, the temporary work agency of the iSL Group.

2015

ATCO / Nordzucker

MCF advised August Töpfer & Co. (“ATCO”) on the sale of a minority share in its sugar trading business to Nordzucker.

2015

IK Investment Partners / svt Group

MCF advised IK Investment Partners on the acquisition of svt Group, a leading provider of passive fire protection systems and products as well as restoration management solutions, from capiton, SüdBG and the company’s management.

2015

INTERSCHALT maritime systems / DPE Deutsche Private Equity

MCF advised INTERSCHALT maritime systems AG, a German provider of software and services for the shipping industry, on the issue and sale of shares to DPE, a German private equity company.

2015

Recover Nordic / Anticimex dehumidification business

MCF advised Recover Nordic, one of the leading Nordic providers of damage control services, on the acquisition of the dehumidification business of Anticimex Group in Finland.

2015

JBT Corporation / Stork Food & Dairy Systems

MCF advised JBT Corporation on the acquisition of Stork Food & Dairy Systems, a producer of integrated aseptic processing and filling systems to the beverage and food processing industries, from Nimbus.

2014

Malkit / Private investors

MCF advised Vaaka Partners, the Finnish mid-market buy-out fund, in the divestment of Malkit Oy to private investors.

2014

Deutsche Beteiligungs AG / Egon Senger

MCF advised Deutsche Beteiligungs AG and one of its funds under management as well as the descendants of the founders on the sale of Dr. Vogler-Group, an authorised Mercedes Benz dealership, to Senger-Group.

2014

Accent Equity Funds / Textilia

MCF advised Accent Equity Funds on the buy of Textilia, a leading supplier of textile services to the healthcare sector, from the owners Litorina Kapital.

2014

Ergon Capital / Sausalitos

MCF advised Ergon Capital Partners III in the acquisition of Sausalitos Holding GmbH, a leading German leisure restaurant chain, from EQT and the Hirschberger family.

2014

Nets prepaid business / Edenred

MCF advised Nets Oy in the divestment of the prepaid “Lounas” and “Virike” vouchers and cards business to Edenred SA, the France based global leader in prepaid corporate services.

2014

SEB / Norco

MCF advised SEB on the buy of Norco, a leading Nordic provider of shop fitting solutions to the retail industry, from the owners.

2014

Noske-Kaeser Container Service / MBO

MCF was mandated by the insolvency administrator of Noske-Kaeser Group who had run the business for 5 years, to sell the various business lines of the group. The Container Services business is active in the pre-trip inspection, maintenance and repair of reefer containers. The sale of this business unit was concluded successfully with a MBO by the current management.

2014

Outokumpu / VDM

MCF advised Outokumpu in the divestment of VDM and in other measures to strengthen the balance sheet.

2014

Valmet Oyj / KPA Unicon Group and MBO

MCF has advised Valmet Oyj in the divestment of the small-scale heating plant business and related services operations in Finland, Sweden and Russia. The Finnish and Russian operations were sold to KPA Unicon Group Oy and the Swedish business was sold through an MBO.

2014

Pfalzwerke / Projekt GmbH

MCF advised Pfalzwerke Projektbeteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, a 100% subsidiary of PFALZWERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT, in the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Projekt Projektierungsgesellschaft für regenerative Energiesysteme mbH (“Projekt GmbH”) from Oldenburg. Projekt GmbH has a 20 year track record in successfully planning, implementing and financing onshore wind projects, as well as taking responsibility for operation and maintenance.

2014

Hööks / Accent Equity Funds

Keystone MCF advised Alipes on the buy of Hööks, a leading Nordic retail chain within equestrian sports products, from the owners Accent Equity Funds.

2014

von Oertzen GmbH / Lampe Privatinvest.

MCF advised ARCUS Capital AG on the sale of von Oertzen GmbH, a specialist for high pressure cleaners and cleaning systems, to Lampe Privatinvest.

2014

IK Investment Partners / Evac Group

MCF advised the Pan-European private equity firm IK Investment Partners in the acquisition of Evac Group, a provider of waste and wastewater collection and treatment systems for the marine, offshore and building industries.

2014

Intera Partners / Fin-Seula

MCF advised the Finnish buy-out fund Intera Partners in the acquisition of the infrastructure construction company Fin-Seula Oy from its founders.

2014

IK Investment Partners / Ramudden

MCF advised IK Investment Partners on the acquisition of Ramudden, a leading specialist provider of temporary traffic control services in the Nordics.

2014

Intera Partners / Ins.tsto Seppo Rantala

MCF advised the Finnish buy-out fund Intera Partners in the acquisition of Insinööritoimisto Seppo Rantala Oy. The company is one of the leading providers of demanding bridge construction services in Finland and represents the third acquisition made by Intera’s infrastructure construction portfolio company, Infrak Group.

2014

Intera Partners / Kesälahden Maansiirto

MCF advised the Finnish buy-out fund Intera Partners in the acquisition of the infrastructure construction company Kesälahden Maansiirto Oy.

2014

Intera Partners / Rototec

MCF advised the Finnish buy-out fund Intera Partners in the acquisition of Rototec, the leading Nordic provider of geothermal drilling to ground source heat pump systems.

2014

Reactive Technologies / RES Group

MCF advised Reactive Technologies, a demand side management technology company, on the raising of equity finance from the RES Group.

2014

Berendsohn / Lynka

MCF advised Berendsohn AG, a supplier of promotional and branded products, in the acquisition of Lynka Sp. Z o.o. from Hanseatic Finance Finland Oy and Arco Capital Corporation, Puerto Rico. Lynka is a leading Polish supplier and embroiderer of promotional apparel and branded clothing.

2014

Satel / Alder

MCF advised the owners of Satel Oy, a leading supplier of narrow band radio frequency data communication technology, on its sale to Alder, a Swedish investor focused on investments in sustainable industries.

2014

Brenderup Group / Accent Equity Funds

Keystone MCF advised Thule Group on the sale of Brenderup Group, a leading Nordic manufacturer of load carriers, to Accent Equity Funds.

2014

SEB / Spectra

MCF advised SEB on the buy of Spectra, a Swedish producer of wooden interiors to the retail sector and other companies, from the owners.

2014

Nets / SEB Kort

MCF advised Nets Oy in the divestment of the Business Eurocard corporate payment card business to SEB Kort.

2014

SSC Airborne Systems / Sjöland & Thyselius

MCF advised SSC on the sale of SSC Airborne Systems, a provider of airborne maritime surveillance systems aimed for sea surveillance, to Sjöland & Thyselius.

2014

Nordian Capital Partners / Chrysal

Keystone MCF advised Nordian Capital Partners on the buy of Chrysal, a supplier of premium flower care and plant care products, from the owners R12 Kapital.

The advisory team was led by Andreas Stenbäck.

2014

Krahn Chemie / Pietro Carini

MCF advised KRAHN CHEMIE GmbH on the acquisition of a majority share in Pietro Carini S.p.A., a speciality chemical distributor headquartered in Milan.

2014

CorpNordic / Intertrust

Keystone MCF advised the owners of CorpNordic, a provider of all services in connection with legal management and administration, on the sale to Intertrust.

2013

Volati / Team Olmed

MCF advised Volati on the sale of Team Olmed, Sweden’s leading orthopedic service provider, to ÖSSUR.

2013

treorbis / Private investors

MCF advised treorbis on the search for an investor for future growth of the company. The expansion capital has been financed by a group of private investors.

2013

UPM Wind Power / Element Power

MCF performed a strategic review for UPM-Kymmene Corporation followed by a formal process to search for a wind development partner. This concluded in the formation of a JV with Element Power for the development of Finnish wind power projects on sites leased from UPM.

2013

Fastems Machine Tool Import and Service / MBO

MCF has advised Fastems Oy Ab on the sale of the import and service business of the machine tool and injection molding machine.

2013

Gehrlicher Solar America Corp. / M&W Americas

MCF advised on the sale of Gehrlicher Solar America Corporation, the solar project developer, EPC contractor and service provider, to M+W Americas Inc, part of the M+W Group.

2013

Oras / Hansa

MCF advised Oras Ltd on the acquisition of Hansa Metallwerke AG, one of Germany’s leading suppliers of sanitary fittings, from IK Investment Partners.

2013

Partner Pharma / Penta Investments

MCF advised PHOENIX Pharmahandel GmbH & Co KG on the sale of its Polish pharmacy chain, Partner Pharma Sp.z.o.o, to Penta Investments Ltd from the Czech Republic.

2013

Höörs Plåt / Stockforsa Invest AB

Keystone MCF advised Husqvarna on the sale of Höörs Plåt, a provider for manufacturing and processing of products with sheet metal components, to Stockforsa Invest AB.

2013

Ateljé Margaretha / Litorina Kapital

Keystone MCF advised MBO vehicle on the buy of Ateljé Margaretha, a leading Nordic mail ordering company, from Litorina Kapital.

2013

Ineko / Accent Equity Funds

Keystone MCF advised Intellecta on the sale of Ineko, a leading producer of graphic communication and information logistics, to Accent Equity Funds.

2013

Al Tuwairqi / MBO

As part of the change of their strategy MCF was mandated by Al Tuwairqi steel group to sell off their German operations for trading, processing and refining of steel products for the construction industry. The sales process was concluded successfully with a MBO by the current management.

2013

Konecranes / Linde HT Business

MCF advised Konecranes Plc on the acquisition of selected container handling assets located in the UK, China and Germany from Linde Material Handling.

2013

Krahn Chemie / ICH

MCF advised KRAHN CHEMIE GmbH on the acquisition of the chemical distributor, ICH Benelux B.V.

2012

Malkit / Waschmaschinen- und Haushaltsgerätesparte

MCF advised Malkit Oy, owned by Vaaka Partners Oy, on the sale of its laundry machines and home appliances business to Hakonen Solutions Oy.

2012

Deutgen / Amphenol

MCF advised on the sale of the family-owned precision injection moulded parts producer, Deutgen Kunststofftechnik GmbH, to Amphenol Corporation.

2012

Modular Space Business / MB Funds

MCF advised Cramo Plc on a structured sales process resulting in the sale of its modular space production and customised modular space rental business to MB Funds.

2012

Valmet Automotive / CAE Automotive

MCF advised Valmet Automotive Inc. on the acquisition of the automotive engineering services business, CAE Automotive GmbH.

2012

Fastems / Pneumotec

MCF advised Fastems Oy Ab on the acquisition of Pneumotec GmbH & Co KG Automatisierungstechnik.

2012

Tiimari / Gallerix

Keystone MCF advised Tiimari on the sale of Gallerix, a major retail chain offering design, art and interior design products, to private investors.

2012

Östgöta camping / Solifer Polar

MCF advised the owners of Östgöta camping, a leading Swedish retailer and importer of caravans, on the sale to Solifer Polar.

2012

goldgas / BluO

MCF advised the owners of goldgas GmbH and goldgas SL GmbH, the independent German gas supplier, on a structured sales process resulting in the sale to BLUO SICAV-SIF.

2012

Outokumpu / Inoxum

MCF advised Outokumpu Oyj on its acquisition of ThyssenKrupp AG’s stainless steel division, Inoxum Group.

2012

HSV Jubiläumsanleihe

In addition to a restructuring of the liabilities of Hamburger Sport-Verein e.V., MCF advised on the successful placement of the HSV fan bond.

2012

HSV

MCF successfully supported the Hamburger Sport-Verein e.V. in refinancing the liability side.

2012

A&R Carton Group / Graphic Packaging

MCF advised A&R Carton Group, owned by Ahlström Capital, on the sale of its beer and beverage packaging business to Graphic Packaging Holding Company.

2011

Dover PSG / Quattroflow

As part of its ongoing review of European acquisition opportunities, MCF advised the Pump Solutions Group of Dover Corporation on its acquisition of Quattroflow Fluid Systems GmbH & Co. KG, a manufacturer of specialised biotech pumps for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

2011

E.R.N. / Aurubis

MCF advised Vattenfall Europe AG on the sale of its 30% stake in E.R.N. Elektro-Recycling NORD GmbH, a Hamburg based electronic scrap recycling business, to Aurubis AG.

2011

EPURON Biogas / RES Projects

MCF advised EPURON GmbH on the sale of its biogas project development unit, EPURON Bioenergie, to RES Projects GmbH, a Munich based peer.

2011

TSS / SEB & LK

MCF advised the owners of TSS, a leading provider of temperature monitoring systems, on the sale to SEB and LK.

2011

Uponor / Zent-Frenger

MCF advised Uponor Corporation on the acquisition of Zent-Frenger Gesellschaft für Gebäudetechnik mbH, which develops, manufactures and markets heating and cooling as well as geothermal technology solutions, primarily for the public and commercial sectors in Germany.

2011

Exotic Snacks / Credelity Capital

Keystone MCF advised Segulah on the sale of Exotic Snacks, Sweden’s largest supplier of natural snacks to the general dealer industry, to Credelity Capital.

2011

Finndomo / Pulsen

Keystone MCF advised Finndomo, a leading Swedish industrial small house manufacturer, on the sale to Pulsen.

2011

ZVS / DSGF

MCF provided financial advise to HASPA Finanzholding on the sale of ZVS Zahlungsverkehrs- und Transaktionsgesellschaft mbH, a payments processing service provider in Northern Germany, to DSGF Deutsche Servicegesellschaft für Finanzdienstleister mbH.

2011

PKC Group / SEGU Gruppe

MCF advised PKC Group Oyj on the acquisition of SEGU Systemelektrik GmbH and its affiliated companies in Poland and the Ukraine, which manufacture and develop wiring harnesses for the automotive and construction equipment sectors.

2011

Pro Pharma / Penta

MCF advised PHOENIX Pharmahandel GmbH & Co KG on the sale of its Slovakian pharmacy chain, Pro Pharmacy a.s. to Penta Investments Ltd from the Czech Republic.

2011

Are Industrial Services / Bilfinger Berger

After helping Are Oy in evaluating its strategic options for its industrial services business, Are Industrial Services, MCF advised Are Oy, on its sale to Bilfinger Berger Industrial Services GmbH.

2011

Mont blanc / Accent Equity Fund / Automaxi

Keystone MCF advised Mont blanc and Accent Equity Funds on the buy of Automaxi, a French manufacturer of car load carrying equipment for recreational and sporting use, from the owners.

2011

Big Bag / Fagerberg & Dellby and Apelns.

MCF advised the owners of Big Bag, a fast-growing niche player on the Swedish waste management market, on the sale to Fagerberg & Dellby and Apelns.

2011

Komet / Proffice

MCF advised the owners of Komet, a leading Swedish personnel outsourcing company, on the sale to Proffice.

2011

Solifer Polar

MCF advised the investment company owner on the sale of Solifer Polar, a leading manufacturer of caravans, to a syndicate of investors.

2011

Sunstroom / Foresight

MCF advised the owners of Sunstroom Energy Ltd on the sale of a 5 MW turnkey solar PV park in West England to Foresight Group.

The advisory team was led by Richard Maynard.

2011

Cramo / Theisen Baumaschinen

MCF advised Cramo Plc on the acquisition of Theisen Baumaschinen AG, a leading German rental services company owned by Arrex Beteiligungs-GmbH.

2010

Tenson / USG

MCF advised Norrwin Group on the sale of Tenson, a classic Swedish outdoor brand, to USG (Unlimited Sports Group).

2010

Thermotex / RheinEnergie

MCF advised Shell Deutschland GmbH on the sale of Thermotex Gesellschaft für Fernwärme mbH, a full range energy contracting services provider, including planning, financing, operation and maintenance of heat and power stations, to RheinEnergie AG.

2010

Inter IKEA Investments / Flint Group

MCF advised Inter IKEA Investments and a private investor on the sale of Torda, a manufacturer of printing inks for the packaging market, to Flint Group.

2010

Moventas Parkano / Takoma

MCF advised IK Investment Partners on the sale of a Moventas Parkano Oy, a manufacturer of large diameter, induction hardened mechanical power transmission components for the marine & offshore, mining & minerals, fibre & paper, and wind power generation industries. Moventas Parkano Oy was a division of Moventas Oy and was sold to Takoma Oyj, which is controlled by the listed investment company Panostaja Oyj.

2010

Nab Labs / Group of Investors

MCF advised Vaaka Partners Oy and Inveni Capital Oy on the sale of Nab Labs Holding Oy (“Nab Labs”) to a group of private investors. Nab Labs is a provider of analytics and testing services to industrial customers and the power generation and public sectors.

2010

Valmet Automotive / Karmann

MCF advised Valmet Automotive Inc. on the acquisition of Karmann GmbH’s convertible car roof business in Germany and Poland.

2010

Valmet Automotive Fundraising

MCF advised Metso Corporation on the successful fundraising for its subsidiary, Valmet Automotive Inc., a provider of engineering, manufacturing and business services to the automotive industry. The new investors were Pontos Oy and Finnish Investment Ltd.

2010

Ferratum / Debt Capital Fundraising

MCF advised Ferratum Group on a successful debt capital fundraising.

2010

Norlandia Care / Frösunda

MCF advised FSN Capital on the sale of Norlandia Care, a quality leading personal assistance company, to Frösunda.

2010

Gammadata / Innovations Kapital

Keystone MCF advised the owners and CapMan on the sale of Gammadata, a provider of research, development and application of applied nuclear, atomic and surface physics, to Innovations Kapital.

2010

Aspen / INR

Keystone MCF advised CapMan on the buy of Aspen/INR, leading companies within bathroom furniture and shower enclosures, from Valedo and Accent Equity Partners.

2010

Swedish Space Corporation / Aurora

Keystone MCF advised Swedish Space Corporation on the buy of Aurora, a dutch space science and engineering services company, from the owners.

2010

ITS / LK

MCF advised the owners of ITS, a general IT-consultant with focus on small companies, on the sale to LK.

2010

Körber / Seidenader Maschinenfabrik

MCF advised Körber AG on the acquisition of Seidenader Maschinenbau GmbH, one of the leading manufacturers of inspection machinery for the global pharmaceutical industry.

2010

Sveico / Orthex

MCF advised Volati on the sale of Sveico, a supplier of kitchen utensils to retailers in the Nordic region, to Orthex.

2009

Emotion / MBO

MCF advised on the successful MBO and acquisition of the business of G+J EMOTION Verlag GmbH, the publisher of the women’s magazine EMOTION, by Inspiring Network GmbH & Co KG.

2009

Metso / M&J

MCF advised Metso Corporation on the acquisition of M&J Industries A/S, a leading supplier of mobile and stationary shredders for the processing of solid waste and biomass.

2009

Euroclinicum / PPF Healthcare

MCF advised UTA Pharma Beteiligung GmbH, one of Europe’s leading pharmaceutical wholesalers, on the sale of EUROCLINICUM a.s., a hospital and polyclinic chain in the Czech Republic, to PPF Healthcare a.s., a member of the PPF Group.

2009

Swedish Space Corporation / Universal Space Networks

MCF advised Swedish Space Corporation on the buy of Universal Space Networks, a satellite services provider with global customer base, from Warburg Pincus.

2009

Evotec / Research Support International

MCF advised Evotec AG, a leader in the discovery of small molecule drugs, on its acquisition of Research Support International Private Limited, a provider of drug discovery and development services.

2009

Neusser Pressehaus / Rheinische Post

MCF advised Gesellschaft für Buchdruckerei AG on the sale of its print media and printing business, Neusser Pressehaus GmbH, to Rheinische Post Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.

2009

Aro-Yhtymä

MCF provided Aro-Yhtymä Oy, a Finnish family-owned group active in automotive import and retail, with financial advisory services related to its business expansion.

2009

Virtaco Personal Protection / Lindström

MCF advised Profita Group and its holding Virtaco Oy on the sale of Virtaco’s personal protection equipment business to Lindström Oy.

2009

Granit / Bergendahl & Son AB

Keystone MCF advised Duka on the sale of Granit, a Swedish retailer within storage and interior solutions, to Bergendahl & Son AB.

2009

beautywater / Hassia Mineralquellen

MCF advised beautywater AG, a producer of functional and flavoured mineral water, in its successful fundraising with expansion capital invested from Hassia Mineralquellen Bad Vilbel GmbH & Co. KG, which is part of Hassia Group.

2009

Körber / Weimer

Having previously advised Körber AG in 2002 on the acquisitions of Klöckner Medipak GmbH and Klöckner Werke AG from Klöckner Werke AG, MCF advised Körber Medipak GmbH on its acquisition of the family owned Weimer Pharma GmbH, a contract manufacturer and packer for a range of pharmaceutical products.

2008

Dekra / Polartest

MCF advised DEKRA AG on the acquisition of Polartest Oy, an independent inspection company and notified body, from its owners, Fortum, TVO, Pöyry and management.

2008

Mercantile Fastener Business / Bufab

MCF advised Mercantile Group Oy Ab on the sale of its industrial fasteners business to Bufab Group, a Swedish competitor owned by Nordic Capital.

2008

Metso Foundries Karlstad / Primaca

MCF advised Metso Corporation on the sale of Metso Foundries Karlstad AB, a Swedish foundry and manufacturer of large hand-moulded iron castings, to Primaca Group Oy.

2008

Nackademin / Spinn Investment

Keystone MCF advised the owners in the sale of Nackademin, a provider of job specific education, to Spinn Investment.

2008

Upsolut Sports / Lagadere Sports

MCF advised the owners of Upsolut Sports AG, Germany’s frontrunner in the hosting and organisation of endurance sports events, to Lagardère Sports, part of Lagardère SCA, a leading sports rights and sports marketing business.

2008

Wedins / Euro Sko

MCF advised the owners in the sale of the business area Wedins, a Nordic retailer of shoes and accessories, to Euro Sko.

2008

Spotify

MCF advised Spotify, an online music streaming application, in VC financing round with NZ Northzone Ventures and Creandum.

2007

Melka / BMB Group Limited

Keystone MCF advised EQT in the sale of Melka, a classic Swedish menswear brand, to BMB Group Limited.

2007

The search works / The technology works

MCF advised TradeDoubler on the buy of The search works/The technology works, UK’s leading search-marketing agency, from IMW Group.

2007

TradeDoubler / The technology works

MCF advised TradeDoubler on the buy of The search works/The technology works, UK’s leading search-marketing agency, from IMW Group.

2007

Enercity / EKT

MCF advised Stadtwerke Hannover AG, Hannover’s local energy supplier, on its acquisition of EKT GmbH from RWE AG.

2007

Episerver / Amadeus Capital Partners / NZ Northzone Ventures

Keystone MCF advised the owners in the sale of Episerver, a CMS platform provider, to Amadeus Capital Partners and NZ Northzone Ventures.

2007

Evotec Chemicals & Pharmaceutical Development / Aptuit

MCF advised Evotec AG, a leader in the discovery of small molecule drugs, on the sale of its chemical and pharmaceutical development business to Aptuit Inc.

2007

Urbana Energietechnik / NEK

MCF advised Urbana Energietechnik AG & Co. KG on its acquisition of NEK B+ S KG.

2007

von Oertzen / Arcus

MCF advised the von Oertzen family on the sale of Arndt H. von Oertzen (GmbH & Co), a manufacturer of high pressure cleaners and high pressure fire extinguishing equipment, to Arcus GmbH.

2007

Proline / LIFCO

MCF advised the owners and 3i in the sale of Proline, a supplier of an innovative approach, to LIFCO.

2007

Hydraulic Gearpumps / Dynamatic Technologies

MCF advised Sauer-Danfoss Inc. on the sale of its UK based hydraulic gear pump business to Dynamatic Technologies Ltd.

2007

Quesada / EFG Bank

MCF advised Quesada, a Swedish private banking company with approx. 300 clients, in the sale to EFG Bank.

2007

Avitec / Eci

Keystone MCF advised CapMan and 3i in the sale of Avitec, a supplier of repeaters for coverage solutions in telecom networks, to Eci.

 

2007

Keycast / Riverside

MCF advised OKO Venture Capital (now Vaaka Partners) on the sale of Keycast Oy, which comprises of four leading steel-making companies in Finland and Sweden, making up the most comprehensive steel foundry consortium in Northern Europe, to private equity fund Riverside.

2007

Ruukki Betonstahl & Ruukki Welbond / Al-Tuwairqi

MCF advised Rautaruukki Oyj on the sale of Ruukki Betonstahl GmbH, a German market leader in reinforcing steel for the construction industry, and Ruukki Welbond BV, a Dutch based processor of reinforcing steel for the Benelux countries, to the Saudi-Arabia based Al-Tuwairqi Group.

2007

Klippo / Husqvarna

Keystone MCF advised Thomee in the sale of Klippo, a lawnmower manufacturer, to Husqvarna.

2007

Sauer Danfoss (Berching) / Aurelius

MCF advised Sauer-Danfoss Inc. on the sale of Sauer-Danfoss (Berching) GmbH, the European market leader in the manufacturing of DC-based electronic drives solutions, to Aurelius AG.

2007

Capvis / De Sede

MCF advised Capvis Equity Partners on the acquisition of De Sede AG, a leading manufacturer of premium quality upholstery and seating furniture.

2007

Norrwin Group / Lundhags

Keystone MCF advised Norrwin Group on the buy of Lundhags, a Swedish outdoor clothing brand, from Lundhags.

2007

Svensk Pantbelåning / Preato

MCF advised Rutland Partners, Cash America and Barclays on the sale of Sweden’s largest pawnbroker, Svensk Pantbelåning Holdings AB, to Preato Capital Ltd, the owner of Finland’s largest pawnbroker, Helsingin Pantti Oy.

2006

Enercity / Danpower

MCF advised Stadtwerke Hannover AG, Hannover’s local energy supplier, on its acquisition of 74.9% of Danpower GmbH from Globos Energy AG.

2006

Metsä Tissue / Tento

MCF advised Metsä Tissue Oyj, a leading European tissue paper products supplier, on its acquisition of Tento a.s., a leading tissue paper company in Slovakia.

2006

Evotec Technologies / Perkin Elmer

MCF advised Evotec AG, a leader in the discovery of small molecule drugs, on the sale of Evotec Technologies GmbH, a worldwide leading provider of high-end cell handling, detection and screening devices and systems used for automated cell biology, to PerkinElmer Inc.

2006

X-TEC / Sentica Partners

MCF advised the owners of X-Tec Oy, a Finnish hollow-core slab machinery manufacturer, on its sale to Sentica Partners.

2006

Peine Gruppe / Steadfast

MCF advised the family owner of Peine Group, a leading German producer of menswear in the mid-market segment, on its sale by way of a MBO backed by Steadfast Capital.

2006

Aura Group / FSN Capital Partners

MCF advised Bridgepoint Capital on the sale of Aura Group AB, a developer, manufacturer and seller of long life fluorescent lamps for industrial and commercial use, to FSN Capital Partners AS.

2006

Rautaruukki Stahlservice / Knauf Interfer

MCF advised Rautaruukki Oyj on the sale of Ruukki Stahlservice GmbH, one of Germany’s largest steel service centers, to Knauf Interfer AG.

2005

TSK Prüfsysteme / BPE

MCF advised the owners of TSK Prüfsysteme GmbH, which develops and produces testing equipment for the automotive supply industry, on its sale to BPE Private Equity.

2005

Evotec / ENS Holdings

MCF advised Evotec AG, a leader in the discovery of small molecule drugs, on the acquisition of the remaining 78% of ENS Holdings, Inc., which discovers and develops therapeutics for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and other Central Nervous System disorders with high unmet medical needs. The acquisition was financed by way of a PIPE transaction.

2005

Normet / Cantell Oy

MCF advised Capman and Eqvitec Partners on the sale of Normet Oy, which engineers, manufactures, markets and maintains mobile construction machines and equipment for the underground mining and tunnelling industries worldwide. The buyers were Cantell Oy and management.

2005

Froh House Tech / FON Telescopic Systems

MCF advised Rautaruukki Oyj on the sale of the vacuum cleaner tube division of its subsidiary, Froh House Tech GmbH & Co. KG, to FON Telescopic Systems GmbH.

2005

Aurajoki / Prim

MCF advised Capman and Nordea on the sale of Aurajoki Oy, a company specialised in metal surface treatments, to Primaca Partners Oy.

2005

Rautaruukki / Metalplast Oborniki

MCF advised Rautaruukki Oyj on the acquisition of Metalplast-Oborniki Holding Sp. z.o.o., a Polish manufacturer of metal-based construction panels used in wall and roof structures in Eastern Europe, from local private equity funds and the Polish state.

2005

Rautaruukki / Syneco Industri

MCF advised Rautaruukki Oyj on the acquisition of Syneco Industri AB, a Swedish manufacturer of frames and other large steel components for the lifting, handling and transport industries, from AB Pehrson & Lindgren.

2005

Junttan / Primaca

MCF advised Capman and on the sale of its stake in Junttan Oy, a European specialist in the design, manufacturing and marketing of hydraulic piling machines for the construction industry, to Primaca Partners Oy.

2005

Konecranes / R.Stahl

MCF advised KCI Konecranes Plc., a world leading engineering group specialising in overhead lifting solutions and services, on the acquisition of R.Stahl AG’s material handling division, which produces custom made electric overhead travelling cranes, monorail and chain hoists as well as crane maintenance services.

2004

Mummert & Partner / Groupe Steria

MCF advised Mummert + Partner GmbH on the sale of Mummert Consulting AG, an IT consultancy company with a leading market position in Germany, to Groupe Steria SA.

2004

Amango / Burda Holding

MCF advised Amango pure Entertainment GmbH & Co. KG, a Hamburg based online DVD rental business, on a placement of new shares with Burda Holding International GmbH.

2004

Rautaruukki / Velsa

MCF advised Rautaruukki Oyj on the acquisition of Velsa Oy, a leading Nordic manufacturer of mobile cabs, from Kone Cargotec Oyj.

2004

Konecranes / Morris Material Handling

MCF advised KCI Konecranes Plc., a world leading engineering group specialising in overhead lifting solutions and services, on the acquisition of Morris Material Handling Ltd, a UK crane and hoist manufacturer.

2004

Stadtwerke Kiel / MVV Energie

MCF advised Landeshauptstadt Kiel during the sale of 51% of Stadtwerke Kiel AG, which provides electricity, gas, water and heating to the residents of the German city Kiel and its surrounding counties. Landeshauptstadt Kiel had previously privatised Stadtwerke Kiel AG and sold the 51% stake to TXU Europe Group plc which subsequently went into insolvency and its stake was sold by the insolvency administrator to MVV Energie AG.