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Ebner Stolz advises ZIEGLER GROUP on two share and one asset deal

  • ZIEG­LER GROUP ac­qui­res ma­jo­rity stake in Schweb­hei­mer Hol­zele­ment­bau GmbH and En­gel­hardt & Geiss­bauer GmbH in two share deals
  • As part of an as­set deal, ZIEG­LER GROUP also ta­kes over the fi­xed as­sets of En­gel­hardt & Geiss­bauer GbR
  • Eb­ner Stolz pro­vi­ded the buy-side with Fi­nan­cial Due Di­li­gence sup­port

Mu­nich, 10th April 2019 - The au­diting and con­sul­ting firm Eb­ner Stolz ad­vi­sed ZIEG­LER GROUP on the com­plete ac­qui­si­tion of En­gel­hardt & Geiss­bauer GmbH ("E&G GmbH") as well as on the ac­qui­si­tion of ma­jo­rity sha­res in Schweb­hei­mer Hol­zele­ment­bau GmbH ("SH GmbH") and on the ac­qui­si­tion of selec­ted as­sets of En­gel­hardt & Geiss­bauer GbR ("E&G GbR"). Tran­sac­tion sup­port was pro­vi­ded in form of a Fi­nan­cial Due Di­li­gence.

The ZIEG­LER GROUP, head­quar­te­red in Plößberg (Ba­va­ria), is a wood­wor­king com­pany ope­ra­ting th­roug­hout Eu­rope. De­spite its size, the ZIEG­LER GROUP has re­mai­ned an ow­ner-ma­na­ged fa­mily busi­ness.

Ba­sed in Burg­bern­heim, E&G GmbH has many years of ex­pe­ri­ence in the as­sem­bly of pre­fa­bri­ca­ted woo­den houses and was fully ac­qui­red as part of a share deal. In ad­di­tion, the ZIEG­LER GROUP also ta­kes over the fi­xed as­sets of E&G GbR, which func­tions as a hol­ding com­pany in the En­gel­hardt & Geiss­bauer Group, as part of an as­set deal. The sha­res were sold by the two pre­vious share­hol­ders.

As part of ano­ther share deal, the ZIEG­LER GROUP also ac­qui­res a ma­jo­rity stake in SH GmbH, which acts as a pro­duc­tion com­pany for the above-men­tio­ned E&G GmbH. The pre­vious share­hol­der of SH GmbH re­ta­ins mi­no­rity in­te­rest in the com­pany and con­ti­nues his role as a share­hol­der.

As the new ow­ner of the En­gel­hardt & Geiss­bauer Group and SH GmbH, the ZIEG­LER GROUP plans to ex­pand its va­lue chain in the field of pre­fa­bri­ca­ted woo­den houses.

Eb­ner Stolz pro­vi­ded the ZIEG­LER GROUP with Fi­nan­cial Due Di­li­gence sup­port wi­thin the tran­sac­tion pro­cess.

Eb­ner Stolz team: Claus Buh­mann (Pro­ject ma­na­ging Part­ner Cor­po­rate Fi­nance, Lead Fi­nan­cial Due Di­li­gence), Alex­an­der Simbürger and Fa­bian Mayer (both Fi­nan­cial Due Di­li­gence)

Press Contact

Dr. Ul­rike Höreth
Eb­ner Stolz
Kro­nen­straße 30
70174 Stutt­gart
Tel.  +49 711 2049-1371

Corporate Contact

Claus Buh­mann
Eb­ner Stolz
Ridler­straße 57
80339 Mu­nich
Tel.  +49 89 549018-251

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, tax ad­vice, le­gal ad­vice, and cor­po­rate con­sul­ting. More than 1,500 em­ployees in all ma­jor Ger­man ci­ties and busi­ness cen­ters of­fer a broad range of ser­vices ba­sed on a multi-di­sci­pli­nary ap­proach. Eb­ner Stolz pre­do­mi­nantly ad­vi­ses me­dium-si­zed in­dus­trial en­ter­pri­ses as well as trade and ser­vice com­pa­nies of all si­zes and in­dus­tries.

Cross-bor­der au­diting and con­sul­ting as­si­gn­ments are car­ried out with part­ners of Ne­xia In­ter­na­tio­nal, one of the world’s top ten net­works of in­de­pen­dent con­sul­ting and au­diting firms. With more than 700 Ne­xia of­fices world­wide Eb­ner Stolz is pre­sent in more than 120 coun­tries.

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