M&A Deal Summary

BWK GMBH Acquires Joma-Polytec

On January 1, 2002, private equity firm BWK GMBH acquired chemicals company Joma-Polytec

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is BWK GMBH’s 1st transaction in the Chemicals sector.
  • This is BWK GMBH’s 3rd transaction in Germany.
Investment Fate
  • Joma-Polytec was sold to management in 2020.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2002-01-01
Target Joma-Polytec
Sector Chemicals
Buyer(s) BWK GMBH
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)

Target

Joma-Polytec

Bodelshausen, Germany
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Joma-Polytec GmbH specialists for demanding injection-molded and extruded plastic parts and assemblies.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

BWK GMBH

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1990
PE ASSETS 300M EUR
Size Middle-Market
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

BWK GMBH is a private equity firm focused on lower middle-market acquisitions and investments. The Firm looks to invest €5 to€30 million in companies with at least €10 to million €100 in revenue. Prospective transaction situations include buyouts, growth capital financings, and recapitalizations. BWK does not have any sector preferences, however, the Firm will not consider venture investments or turnaround situations. BWK GMBH is based in Stuttgart, Germany.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 26
Sector (Chemicals) 1 of 1
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 1 of 8
Country (Germany) 3 of 25
Year (2002) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1999-01-01 IMS Gear SE KGaA

Donaueschingen, Germany

IMS Gear SE & Co. KGaA is a manufacturer of drive elements for use in the automotive sector for actuators in the engine compartment and interior of vehicles.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2004-01-01 R-Biopharm AG

Darmstadt, Germany

R-Biopharm AG engages in developing, producing, and selling diagnostic products in the fields of clinical diagnostics and food analysis. For clinical diagnostics, test kits for infection and allergy diagnostics as well as gastroenterological questions in diagnostics and drug monitoring are offered. The portfolio for food analysis includes tests for the detection of allergens, mycotoxins, unauthorized drug residues, product adulteration, and ingredients (vitamins, sugar, acids) in food and feed.

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