About the transaction
A multi-disciplinary Deloitte team successfully advised EOS Partners (‚EOS‘) in the acquisition of a majority stake in NRW-based Oertel & Prümm GmbH & Co. KG, a leading electrical engineering company specialising in power supply, security, communication and building technology. The team was led by David Krüger, Transaction Services partner supported by Sébastien Catteau and Stefan Hochmayr, working together with M&A Tax led by Clemens Petersen and supported by Cornelia v. Craushaar and M&A Legal led by Dr. Mathias Reif and supported by Boris Kröpsky. Deloitte’s industry expertise, integrated approach and focused execution strongly supported EOS.
Oertel & Prümm, based in Cologne and founded in 1894, is a successful, 4th generation family-led business with a focus on complex large-scale projects, that include new buildings as well as redevelopments and modernisations. The Company handles projects of various sizes from planning to completion and offers facility management services and maintenance. The Company shows an impressive financial track record throughout economic cycles, which is a testament to its strong cash and risk management
With this acquisition, EOS enters the growing segment of building services engineering and will support the Company in its geographic expansion and the extension of the service portfolio through an active buy-and-build strategy to be able to offer customers everything from a single source in the face of the increasing technological complexity.
About the client
EOS is a long-term oriented private equity firm investing in midcap companies in the DACH region and taking a multidisciplinary approach to accelerate growth and increase efficiency. EOS develops category leaders with high competitiveness by providing industry expertise, strategic and operational know-how, access to a vast network, and flexible capital. EOS strives to establish best practices that strengthen its portfolio companies and last well beyond its investment period.
About Deloitte – Financial Advisory
As leading independent M&A advisors, we provide M&A deal execution and financial advisory services to private equity firms and large and mid-market corporations globally. We offer financial advice and insight at every stage of a transaction – from consideration of the strategic options to transaction execution, be it an IPO, acquisition or divestment, restructuring or fast track disposal. We pride ourselves in our independent advice to our clients.