BlueCF advised the BPE Unternehmensbeteiligungen GmbH and a fund by BPE on the sale of the shares of the portfolio company TSK Test Systems GmbH, Porta Westfalica to Komax Holding AG, Switzerland, exclusively advised.
BPE is a Hamburg based independent investment company that has specialized on the financing of management buy-outs and buy-ins in the “German Mittelstand” since its foundation in 1998.
TSK is a leading manufacturer of products for quality assurance of electrical and electronic assemblies and components. These products and related services are used in particular in the field of wire processing.
Komax, headquartered in Lucerne Dierikon, is a leading manufacturer of machines for cable processing, for the production of modules for the photovoltaics market and machine systems for the manufacture of inhalers and insulin delivery or injection systems. The Komax Group employs around 1,100 people and generated 2011 sales of 371.4 million Swiss francs. Komax is quoted on the Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Swiss Exchange.