M&A Deal Summary

AQ Group Acquires Trafotek Oy

On April 29, 2019, AQ Group acquired electronics company Trafotek Oy from Intera Partners for 28M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is AQ Group’s 1st transaction in the Electronics sector.
  • This is AQ Group’s 0th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is AQ Group’s 1st transaction in Finland.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2019-04-29
Target Trafotek Oy
Sector Electronics
Buyer(s) AQ Group
Sellers(s) Intera Partners
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 28M EUR

Target

Trafotek Oy

Kaarina, Finland
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Trafotek Oy is a supplier in the design and manufacturing of specialized power electronics components, such as reactors, transformers and filters in medium to high power range. Trafotek’s customers include leading players in the fields of power electronics, industrial automation, renewable energy, and marine industry.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

AQ Group

Västerås, Sweden

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Category Company
Founded 1994
Sector Electronics
Employees5,998
Revenue 4.8B SEK (2020)
DESCRIPTION

AQ Group is a global manufacturer of components and systems for industrial customers with high demands. The business is organized into two segments: System and Component. System includes business areas Electric Cabinets and System Products. The component includes business areas Injection Molding, Inductive Components, Wiring Systems, and Sheet Metal Processing. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Västerås, Sweden.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 2
Sector (Electronics) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
Country (Finland) 1 of 1
Year (2019) 1 of 1
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-04-15 Schaffner - Power Magnetic Division

Luterbach, Switzerland

Scaffner’s Power Magnetics Division is a provider in the design and manufacturing of specialized power electronics components, such as reactors, transformers, and filters in the medium to high power range. Its customers include leading players in the fields of railway, industrial and electrification sectors.

Buy Fr.22M

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Intera Partners

Helsinki, Finland

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2007
PE ASSETS 585M EUR
Size Middle-Market
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Intera Equity Partners is a private equity firm focused on opportunities in Finland and greater Scandinavia. Intera looks for businesses generating sales of €10 to €200 million, operating in growing markets, with committed management, and predictable cash-flows. Targeted transaction situations include ownership restructurings in family-owned businesses, consolidations, as well as traditional buyouts/buy-ins. Intera was formed in 2007 and is based in Helsinki.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 12 of 22
Sector (Electronics) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 3 of 4
Country (Finland) 11 of 19
Year (2019) 2 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Vantaa, Finland

Normek Group supplies steel structure frames used in non-residential buildings and bridges as well as glass facades. Normek is based in Vantaa, Finland.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Helsinki, Finland

Psykoterapiakeskus Vastaamo is a mental health service provider, that operates in over 20 municipalities. Psykoterapiakeskus Vastaamo was founded in 2008 and is based in Helsinki, Finland.

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