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I-ADVISE advising iEXERGY in its growth financing

Düsseldorf, 15. June 2016: iEXERGY obtained growth capital from existing and new investors. I-ADVISE acted as exclusive advisor to the owners and management of iEXERGY GmbH. In May 2016 Arvato SCM Solutions provided funds to iEXERGY in exchange for a minority stake in iEXERGY, a developer of hard- and software, active in one of the biggest growth markets of the future “Smart Home”.

In addition to Arvato, WILO SE, a globally leading manufacturer of pumps and pump systems, increased its stake in iEXERGY. “Cooperating with iEXERGY and Arvato will strenghthen our application know-how and further enhance our systems expertise“, comments Oliver Hermes, chairman of the executive board of Wilo. Wilo is the sole manufacturer of pumps worldwide with a comprehensive portfolio of smart home products in building technology. „With Wilo and Arvato as strategic partners, we can push forward a strategic cooperation in order to broaden our own market proposition.“ explains Arne Feldmeier, managing partner of iEXERGY.

arvato SCM Solutions is an innovative and leading international service provider in supply chain management and e-commerce. In the fields of telecommunication, high-tech & entertainment, corporate information management, healthcare, consumer products and publishing, arvato SCM Solutions is offering specialised services. Approximately 14,000 employees worldwide work to provide services and practical solutions. arvato is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA.

With its 7,400 employees WILO SE generated revenues of 1.3 billion Euro in 2015 and is a globally leading manufacturer of pumps and pump systems for heating, ventilation and air conditioning, water supply and waste water disposal.

The team of I-ADVISE led by Frank Sichau supported WILO SE and iEXERGY as an exclusive financial advisor in this process.

I-ADVISE is an accounting and advisory firm specialised in transaction and valuation services and is a member of an international alliance of independent advisory firms.