M&A Deal Summary

HANZA AB Acquires Wermland Mechanics Töcksfors AB

On January 18, 2018, HANZA AB acquired manufacturing company Wermland Mechanics Töcksfors AB from Karnell for 168M SEK

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is HANZA AB’s 1st transaction in the Manufacturing sector.
  • This is HANZA AB’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is HANZA AB’s 3rd transaction in Sweden.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2018-01-18
Target Wermland Mechanics Töcksfors AB
Sector Manufacturing
Buyer(s) HANZA AB
Sellers(s) Karnell
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 168M SEK

Target

Wermland Mechanics Töcksfors AB

Töcksfors, Sweden
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Wermland Mechanics Töcksfors AB is a contract manufacturer of sheet metal parts and offers customized sheet metal details with very high precision. The company has a highly automated machinery for processing small, large and advanced sheet metal articles, which makes the company very competitive. The company has production facilities in Töcksfors and Svanskog and has customers in several industries.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

HANZA AB

Kista, Sweden

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Category Company
Founded 2008
SectorManufacturing
Employees2,001
Revenue 2.5B SEK (2021)
DESCRIPTION

HANZA is a provider of manufacturing solutions to the telecom, medical, industrial, defence, automotive, and off-shore industrial segments. HANZA was founded in 2008 and is based in Kista, Sweden.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 4
Sector (Manufacturing) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 4 of 4
Country (Sweden) 3 of 3
Year (2018) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-09-01 HANZA Finland Oy

Kempele, Finland

HANZA Finland Oy is a manufacturer and supplier of sheet metal and aluminum parts.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Karnell

Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2008
SizeSmall
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Karnell is a private equity group focused on acquiring majority positions in Nordic based industrial and technology companies. The Firm is an active owner and prefers businesses with their own manufacturing, development and sales capabilities. Karnell was formed in 2008 and has offices in Stockholm and Helsinki.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 4
Sector (Manufacturing) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
Country (Sweden) 2 of 3
Year (2018) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-10-15 Tietomekka Oy

Oulu, Finland

Tietomekka Oy is an oulu based software as a service company with customers within infrastructure maintenance, e.g. contractors, maintenance purchasers and consultants. The company founded in 1988 and has a strong track record in the Finnish market. Tietomekka has had a strong growth over the last couple of years and has thanks to its strong know-how and customers relations, laid the foundation for future growth.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-06-30 Silva Sweden AB

Bromma, Sweden

Silva is a manufacturer of compasses and equipment in the outdoor segment. The SILVA brand is currently marketed to the Nordic region, Europe, Asia, and North America. Silva was founded in 1933 and is based in Bromma, Sweden.

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