17 May VT Industrial Technology Co., Ltd. acquires Ebmeyer Werkzeugbau GmbH
JB Business Consulting initiates international company transaction:
- The Chinese technology company VT Industrial Technology Co. purchases 100% of the shares of Ebmeyer Werkzeugbau GmbH
- The transaction follows the strategy of international expansion of VT Industries and strengthens its presence in Europe
- Through this transaction VT Industrial Technology Co. can profit and generate synergies from the longstanding know-how in the core business of Ebmeyer Werkzeugbau GmbH
Gütersloh, 17 May 2023 – In order to implement its expansion strategy, VT Industrial Technology Co. will be able to draw on the industry-specific knowledge of Ebmeyer Werkzeugbau GmbH in the future and thus expand and consolidate its market position in the European region as well as its global presence in the long term. The site in Gütersloh is ideally suited for the production of samples for the European region. The merger, which has been approved by the Cartel Office, will also enable the company to benefit from economies of scale and improve market penetration.
VT Industrial Technology Co. is a listed, globally active technology company headquartered in Wuxi, China. With about 800 employees, the company is mainly engaged in the design, research and development, manufacturing and sales of die cutting products. With the objective of being a first-class supplier in the automotive sector and at the same time becoming a globally established company, the company is focusing on strategic expansions in the European and Anglo-Saxon regions.
Over the past 50 years, Ebmeyer Werkzeugbau GmbH, based in Gütersloh, Germany, has established itself as a reliable partner and manufacturer of forming tools. Starting in 1971 with the foundation by Wolfgang Ebmeyer in Isselhorst, Ebmeyer Werkzeugbau GmbH grew to a company with almost 70 employees. The company is a specialist in the development and production of forming tools for the automotive industry.
JB Business Consulting GmbH, Münster, an M&A consultancy specializing in corporate succession, acted as exclusive advisor to the shareholder family around Mr. Dirk Ebmeyer on the seller side. JBBC structured and managed the entire international transaction process and provided its procedural, financial and tactical consulting expertise. Through the successful transaction, JBBC once again demonstrated its ability to secure long-term business successions for company founders. The comprehensive expertise in the industrial sector as well as the international orientation were decisive success factors. The complex process was supported by attorney Dr. Bastian Kornau, partner at the Dortmund-based law firm Becker + Partner, who contributed his broad expert knowledge during the contract negotiations.
Jost Braukmann (Managing Director), Nico Bruning (Senior Associate) and Aditya Irfansyah (Senior Associate).
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