Kirchhoff GmbH & Co. KG

Automotive Supplier Germany

has been acquired by

Mutares AG

Industrial Holding Company Germany

IMAP advises family controlled Kirchhoff, a German automotive supplier, on the sale to Mutares

The listed industrial holding company Mutares AG, Munich acquires 100% of the share capital in Kirchhoff GmbH & Co. KG, Halver from the owner family to strengthen the “Automotive & Mobility” investment platform. Mutares intends to improve the company's capital base, optimize its cost structure and broaden the revenue base of the business, which has so far mainly supplied the VW Group.

Kirchhoff GmbH & Co. KG, Halver, Germany

German automotive supplier with well established market position in selected product ranges of the automotive bodyshell. The main product families are locking systems, hinges, connectors and mechatronic systems. Key innovations with growth potential are front locks and active aerodynamic systems for electric vehicles. Headquarters and operations hub in Halver, Germany with main manufacturing site in Świebodzin, Poland and a logistics foothold in Mexico.

Mutares AG, München, Germany

Listed industrial holding company founded in 2008 for the acquisition and development of medium-sized companies in Europe which are being sold as part of a repositioning process and who have significant operational improvement potential. Industrial focus - Automotive & Mobility, Engineering & Technology and Goods & Services. Mutares actively supports and develops its portfolio companies with its own investment and expert teams and through the acquisition of strategic add-ons.

IMAP M&A Consultants AG advised the family shareholders of Kirchhoff GmbH & Co. KG throughout the entire sale process.