- 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)
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