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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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