#ANHYDRO

Network Corporate Finance has advised Anhydro Holding A/S, Denmark, a portfolio company of Nordic based CapMan Buyout Fund, on the sale of its holdings in Anhydro GmbH, Kassel, Germany, and Anhydro UK Holding Ltd., Great Britain, to Magbel SA, a company of French Maguin SAS specialising in process technology and plant construction.

#Key data

Industry: Industrials
Client: ANHYDRO
Project type: M&A
Description: Sale to strategic investor
Date: July 2010

Transaction

The shareholder of Anhydro GmbH, Kassel, Germany, and Anhydro UK Holding Ltd., Tonbridge, Great Britain, has fully divested its shares in both companies to Magbel SA, a company of Maguin SAS, St. Quentin, France, which is specialised in process technology and plant construction. Maguin SAS is part of the French Moret Industries Group.

 

Target Company

The German entity, founded in 1930 as Vetter Maschinenfabrik GmbH, specialises in the design, development and manufacturing of drying solutions as well as dewatering plants and equipment, while Anhydro UK Holding has been concentrating on evaporation equipment since 1981. The Company’s main customers are the international ethanol, starch and brewery industries.

 

Key facts

Transaction value: not disclosed
Sector: Technology
Sales: not disclosed
Employees: 85
Date: July 2010

 

Client

Anhydro Holding A/S, Søborg / Dänemark

 

The Role of the Network Corporate Finance

Network Corporate Finance advised the client on the structure and consummation of the sales process. Following the preparation of the transaction documents, Network Corporate Finance approached selected strategic investors within the framework of a supervised auction, coordinated the due diligence conducted by a limited number of interested parties, and negotiated the economic aspects of the sale and purchase agreement.

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