Alantra has advised Swisspor on the acquisition of the Austrian and CEE businesses of Creaton GmbH from the Terreal Group



Mar 2024
Buy-side advisory

Austria – Alantra has advised Swisspor, a renowned provider of energy-efficient building solutions, on the acquisition of the Austrian and CEE businesses of CREATON GmbH from the Terreal Group.

Swisspor is a developer, manufacturer, and provider of products and systems for energy-efficient buildings. It’s extensive portfolio is comprised of a diverse array of high-performance products and systems for the insulation and sealing of subterranean structures, facades, and roofing.

CREATON GmbH’s subsidiaries CREATON Polska sp. z o.o, CREATON South-East Europe Kft. and Creaton Steildach GmbH are leading players in clay tiles and concrete tile roofing across Central and Eastern Europe and Austria.

Artem Bogdanov, Head of Corporate Development at Swisspor, said: “We have come to know the Alantra team as highly credible advisers in the building materials sector, especially in Central and Eastern Europe and in Austria. Their active support and deep local knowledge across the jurisdictions involved allowed us to secure a deal swiftly despite a challenging market environment and complex transaction structure”.

Alexandra Nagle and Klaus Vukovich, co-heads of Austria & CEE investment banking at Alantra, said “On the back of a longstanding and constructive dialogue, we are delighted to have advised Swisspor on this important transaction in the region, significantly scaling up Swisspor’s presence in and commitment to the Austrian and CEE roofing markets”.

This strategic acquisition represents a significant step in Swisspor’s drive to expand its footprint across continental Europe. By leveraging the businesses’ specialist knowledge and local know-how, Swisspor will be able to offer customers a more complete portfolio of high quality building products as well as even better service, and strengthen its position as a reliable provider of energy-efficient and aesthetically sophisticated building envelopes in the region.

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