Machinery and Equipment: Case Study
Brückner Technology Holding GmbH

Brückner is the world’s leading producer of ready-for-use monoaxial and biaxial film stretching lines.

Kiefel AG is a manufacturer of specialised machines – in particular thermoforming and laminating lines – for the processing of plastics with various applications. Kiefel Extrusion GmbH is a manufacturer of blown film extrusion systems. The Kiefel Group last attained sales of €120 million.

C▪H▪Reynolds was mandated by Brückner Technology Holding GmbH with developing an acquisition strategy, identifying and addressing potential acquisition candidates, and with the execution of the transaction.

The main objective was the reduction in the cyclicity of the core business by entering a new field, ideally in a related area of business. A special aspect here was the elaboration of a diversification strategy including the examination of shareholding possibilities and implementation of the transaction.