I-ADVISE AG advises Wilo SE on the acquisition of Weil Pump and Scot Pump in the USA
Düsseldorf, March 2017: WILO USA LLC, a subsidiary of WILO SE, acquired in an asset deal the operative business of the pump manufacturers Weil Pump Company, Inc. and Scot Pump Company and the component manufacturer Karak Machine Corporation. The three companies with about 140 employees are headquartered and produce in Cedarburg, Wisconsin.
“The aim of this acquisition is to increase our regional presence and to accelerate our development of the North American market. This transaction represents an important step forward in the implementation of our intensified globalization strategy,” explains Oliver Hermes, Chief Executive Officer. Eric Lachambre, Member of the Executive Board at WILO SE and responsible for mature markets, adds: “Furthermore, we increase our application expertise and strengthen our US activities in Building Services and Industry.”
WILO SE is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pumps and pump systems for building services, the entire water management chain and industry. The company, whose sales reached more than 1.3 billion euros, has its eyes firmly fixed on the future and is heavily involved in research and development.
The team of I-ADVISE led by Frank Sichau supported WILO SE as financial advisor in this process and supported in negotiations with the sellers.
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.