PwC advised Röhr-Bush GmbH & Co. KG (“Röhr-Bush”) and its subsidiary Bush Europe Ltd. (UK) on its sale of the majority of shares to Kairos Industries AG (“Kairos”). PwC initiated a structured sales process to find a new best owner for Röhr-Bush as part of a succession plan and to support the Company’s long-term growth strategy. The transaction was closed on 4th March 2016.
Röhr-Bush is a leading manufacturer of youth and office furniture in Germany with approx. €35m in sales. The product portfolio of Röhr-Bush includes the design and production of own furniture lines, the production of furniture for other notable German furniture manufacturers and services such as packaging, logistics and pre-assembly. Röhr-Bush employs more than 230 FTEs in its locations in Rietberg, Germany and in its sales subsidiary in Milton Keynes, UK.
Kairos is an industrial holding company specialized on the acquisition and operative support of German mid-sized companies and group carve-outs. Kairos concentrates on the long-term strategic development of its subsidiaries and invests solely its own financial resources.
The global PricewaterhouseCoopers network is a worldwide association of independent auditing and consulting companies which together employ more than 200,000 employees in 157 countries. Our global network comprises nearly 1,000 M&A professionals all over the world, realizing approx. 300 successful transactions per year. We specialize in a wide range of independent M&A services including advice on acquisitions and disposals, mergers, public takeovers, privatizations as well as structured financing.
PwC acted as exclusive financial lead advisor to Röhr-Bush GmbH & Co. KG.
For more information please contact Wilfried Böckmann +49 69 9585-5895.
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