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I-ADVISE advises Friedrich Graepel AG in its acquisition of a specialist for perforated metal in Germany

Düsseldorf, December 2023: Friedrich Graepel AG acquired 100 % of the shares of SOLVARO GmbH in Kirchheim unter Teck/Germany. The company is a specialist for customer-specific perforated metal components for agricultural machinery, trucks, buses, IT servers and similar applications.

The strategic acquisition promotes the recently presented repositioning of Friedrich Graepel AG. “The merger will strengthen our market presence in Europe in particular, and we are gaining new customers and segments,” explained Carlo and Felix Graepel, Managing Directors of Friedrich Graepel AG.

Friedrich Graepel AG is an internationally well-known system supplier for innovative metal products and now employs around 1,000 people in the group with its seven subsidiaries in Germany, Hungary, the USA and India.

Led by Frank Sichau (WP/StB), the I-ADVISE team (Axel Schwarzrock, Michael Ferdinand, Nicolas Holt and Simon Genfeld) supported Friedrich Graepel AG with the financial and tax due diligence.

Frank Sichau, I-ADVISE, M&A, Transaction