The German PwC M&A team is pleased to announce the successful Closing of Project DRILL, the sale of A-Kaiser GmbH, a German-based automotive supplier focused on the machining of engine and gear components, to the investor Gramax Capital. PwC M&A acted as exclusive financial advisor to AKA Vermögensverwaltungs GmbH as sole shareholder of the company.
A-Kaiser, headquartered in Aicha vorm Wald (Bavaria), is one of the leading German providers of machined engine and gear components for the automotive industry. The Company maintains two production sites located in Aicha vorm Wald and Strasskirchen/Salzweg, Bavaria, and builds on a particularly strong footprint with premium German OEMs.
Founded in 2011, Gramax Capital AG is an independent financial sponsor investing in small and medium sized companies across Europe with a focus on the German, Austrian and Swiss markets. The Company has two offices located in Pfäffikon, Switzerland, as well as Munich, Germany.
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PwC M&A Germany acted as exclusive financial advisor to AKA Vermögensverwaltungs GmbH on this transaction. The transaction was executed by Martin Schwarzer (Partner), Alexander Knögel (Senior Manager) and Stephan Lotze (Senior Consultant).
For more information please contact Martin Schwarzer +49 (0) 69 9585-5667 or Alexander Knögel +49 (0) 69 9585-1353.
Partner, Co-Head Mergers & Acquisitions: Automobilindustrie, Industrielle Produktion
Tel.: +49 69 9585-5667
Dr. Alexander von Friesen
Partner, Co-Head Mergers & Acquisitions: Gesundheitswesen, Handel und Konsumgüter
Tel.: +49 69 9585-5487