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Ebner Stolz advises PREMIUM EQUITY PARTNERS on their acquisition of CLARUS Films Group

  • Frank­furt-ba­sed pri­vate equity com­pany PRE­MIUM EQUITY PART­NERS ac­qui­res CLA­RUS Films Group
  • PRE­MIUM EQUITY ta­kes the place of the pre­vious group of share­hol­ders around PI­NOVA Ca­pi­tal - pre­vious ma­nage­ment re­mains in the com­pany
  • CLA­RUS Films Group is a lea­ding pro­vi­der for pro­ducts and ser­vices in the trans­pa­rent packing films in­dus­try in Eu­rope
  • Eb­ner Stolz ad­vi­ses PRE­MIUM EQUITY PART­NERS by pro­vi­ding fi­nan­cial and tax due di­li­gence as well as tax struc­tu­ring and SPA sup­port

Frank­furt, 12th July 2018 – The Ac­coun­ting and Con­sul­ting firm Eb­ner Stolz ad­vi­ses the Frank­furt-ba­sed pri­vate equity com­pany PRE­MIUM EQUITY PART­NERS on the ac­qui­si­tion of CLA­RUS Films Group, by pro­vi­ding fi­nan­cial and tax due di­li­gence as well as tax struc­tu­ring and SPA sup­port. The pre­vious ma­nage­ment team will re­main with CLA­RUS Films Group.

PRE­MIUM EQUITY PART­NERS, foun­ded in 2011, is a pri­vate equity com­pany fo­cu­sed on strong ni­che com­pa­nies in the DACH-re­gion with re­ve­nues bet­ween EUR 10 mil­lion and EUR 50 mil­lion. PRE­MIUM is in­ves­ting ca­pi­tal wi­thin the scope of growth fi­nan­cing, suc­ces­sion so­lu­ti­ons and spin-offs. In every share­hol­ding, PRE­MIUM is com­bi­ning its long-stan­ding tran­sac­tion and fi­nan­cing ex­per­tise with the know-how of its in­dus­trial part­ners.

CLA­RUS Films Group, head­quar­te­red in Diet­zen­bach, Hes­sen, is a me­dium-si­zed com­pany with more than 30 years of ex­per­tise in the sec­tor of trans­pa­rent packing films and has, with an­nual re­ve­nues of c. EUR 60 mil­lion, a lea­ding po­si­tion in Eu­rope’s trans­pa­rent packing films in­dus­try. The fu­ture stra­tegy of CLA­RUS Films com­pro­mi­ses in par­ti­cu­lar the short-term im­ple­men­ta­tion of add-on ac­qui­si­ti­ons to ex­pand the mar­ket lea­dership in Eu­rope and to enhance cu­st­omer pro­xi­mity as well as ser­vice qua­lity out­side of the DACH-re­gion.

Team Eb­ner Stolz: Claus Buh­mann (Part­ner Cor­po­rate Fi­nance, Lead Fi­nan­cial Due Di­li­gence), Mar­kus Groß and Alex­an­der Simbürger (both Fi­nan­cial Due Di­li­gence, SPA), Ke­vin Mo­ran (Part­ner M&A Tax, Lead Tax Due Di­li­gence) as well as Wolf­gang Klöve­korn and Franz Günther (both Tax Due Di­li­gence, Tax Struc­tu­ring)

Press Contact

Isa­bell Ze­melka
Eb­ner Stolz
Kro­nen­straße 30
70174 Stutt­gart
Tel.  +49 711 2049-1500

Corporate Contact

Claus Buh­mann
Eb­ner Stolz
Ar­nulf­straße 27
80335 Mu­nich
Tel. +49 89 549018-251

Ke­vin Mo­ran
Eb­ner Stolz
Men­dels­sohn­straße 87
60325 Frank­furt
Tel. +49 69 710488-30

About Ebner Stolz

Eb­ner Stolz is one of the lar­gest in­de­pen­dent mid-si­zed MDP firms in Ger­many and is among the Top Ten in the sec­tor. The firm has de­ca­des of in-depth ex­pe­ri­ence in au­diting, cor­po­rate fi­nance, tax ad­vice, le­gal ad­vice, and cor­po­rate con­sul­ting. With more than 100 em­ployees and cha­rac­te­ri­zed by a mar­ket-lea­ding po­si­tion in the mid-cap tran­sac­tion mar­ket, the sec­tor Cor­po­rate Fi­nance plays a cen­tral role wi­thin Eb­ner Stolz. The Cor­po­rate Fi­nance Team pre­do­mi­nantly ad­vi­ses me­dium-si­zed in­dus­trial en­ter­pri­ses as well as Pri­vate Equity com­pa­nies and Fa­mily Of­fices in the course of na­tio­nal and in­ter­na­tio­nal tran­sac­tions.

Cross-bor­der tran­sac­tions are car­ried out in with part­ners of Ne­xia In­ter­na­tio­nal, one of the world’s top ten net­works of in­de­pen­dent con­sul­ting and au­diting firms. With more than 650 Ne­xia of­fices world­wide Eb­ner Stolz is pre­sent in more than 115 coun­tries.

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