- bm|t realizes Exit
- the listed company Scanfil OYJ acquires all shares in HASEC Elektronik GmbH
Scanfil OYJ (HEL: SCANFL), listed on the Finnish stock exchange, is a leading European provider of electronic design and manufacturing services headquartered in Finland. The company has approximately 3,300 employees worldwide and plans to achieve total sales of € 600 million in 2019.
With the acquisition of HASEC Elektronik GmbH, Scanfil strengthens its position in the German and Central European markets and expands its customer base. The headquarters of HASEC in Wutha-Farnroda in the State of Thuringia will play an important role in expanding business in the region as a location close to customers› development centers in Central Europe. The existing management will continue to manage the business in the future.
The company’s competitiveness will also be strengthened as it gains access to the Scanfil Group’s global procurement and production network. Scanfil has production sites in Finland, Sweden, Germany, Poland, Estonia, China and the USA.
bm‑t beteiligungsmanagement thüringen GmbH (bm|t) has been supporting HASEC for many years and was invested via its funds Thüringer Industriebeteiligungs GmbH & Co. KG (TIB) and Mittelstandsfonds Thüringen (MFT). The investment manager of bm|t, Karin Rabe, explains: «We are very proud to have accompanied HASEC during the last years of its successful growth and are convinced that Scanfil is the right partner to continue this development and to further strengthen HASEC’s location in Thuringia».
«bm|t was the ideal partner for us in an exciting growth phase of the company. In addition to access to growth capital, we were also supported in the strategic further development of our company. Our goal has always been to successfully position the company in the medium and long term. With Scanfil as our new strategic investor, we share the same ideology and core strategy. Scanfil’s broad range of services and global presence will enable us to offer our customers even better added value in the future,» comments Marco Zimmerman, CEO of HASEC.