M+A

Search spectrum

We are particularly interested in family businesses that share our values and corporate culture. We have therefore divided our search spectrum into four clusters.

  • Industry

    Machinery and equipment engineering firms, ideally firms with significant and continuous aftermarket business

    Electronics industry (to complement STOLL Electronic; www.stollelectronic.de)

  • Future

    Business models and technologies that focus on the megatrends sustainability and circular economy 

  • Textile

    Technologies, processes and business models that complement our existing business units 

  • Start-up

    Already past the establishment stage. Require further resources besides capital for the envisaged growth. 

WHAT IS RIGHT FOR US 

Overview of selected criteria for INDUSTRY, FUTURE and TEXTILE

  • Turnover: EUR50-200 million 
  • Stable EBT 
  • Preferably family-owned 
  • Own, strong brand with an accordingly good position in the respective segment 
  • Significant market share with growth potential (increase market share, development of new markets, regional expansion, product range optimisation) 
  • Acquisition of majority shareholding (immediately or assured in a reasonable period of time) 
  • The current management team is a good combination, matches its future colleagues at KARL MAYER well in terms of the corporate culture and is capable of managing further organic growth 

CRITERIA FOR START UP

  • Please contact us personally.

WHAT IS NOT RIGHT FOR US

Significant exclusion criteria

  • Companies that are in financial trouble (structural crisis)
  • (Purely) automotive industry suppliers
  • Highly regulated and/or politically driven or highly subsidised industry sectors
  • Purely financial investments, venture capital undertakings