Alantra advised IK Investment Partners on the acquisition of MDT Technologies


Dec 2019
Buy-side advisory

Frankfurt – Alantra, the independent global mid-market investment banking, asset management and portfolio advisory firm, has advised IK Investment Partners, a Pan-European private equity firm, on the acquisition of MDT Technologies, a leading manufacturer of innovative building automation components.

Having entered the commercial and domestic building automation market in 2009, MDT has become a leading manufacturer of smart building components, enabling automation and control of a multitude of functions such as heating, ventilation and lighting in both residential and commercial buildings. MDT offers a full range of innovative components distributed mainly through electrical wholesalers in Germany. The attractive end-customer proposition has helped MDT to continuously outgrow the market and become one of the leaders in its field. The Company is headquartered in Engelskirchen.

IK Investment Partners is a Pan-European private equity firm focused on investments in the Nordics, DACH region, France, and Benelux. Since 1989, IK has raised more than €10 billion of capital and invested in over 130 European companies. IK funds support companies with strong underlying potential, partnering with management teams and investors to create robust, well-positioned businesses with excellent long-term prospects.

“Once again, we are very pleased with Alantra’s M&A and Debt Advisory services. The team worked hand in hand and navigated us through a highly competitive process.” said Mirko Jablonsky, Partner at IK Investment Partners.

“We would like to congratulate Mr. Kremer for building such an incredible business and our client IK for the opportunity to partner with MDT and to support its future development. MDT is a hidden-gem in the building automation industry, an exciting field in which we expect to see continued high growth and a high degree of innovation driven by mega trends such as increasing comfort & convenience, energy efficiency, security and IoT.” said Christian Lang, Director at Alantra Germany.

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