Advised on Sale of Company

Building Products & Services

Joseph Dresselhaus GmbH & Co. KG

Specialist in C-parts-management with a focus on fastening technology and fasteners Germany

has been acquired by


Industrial holding company Netherlands

IMAP advised the shareholder families of Dresselhaus on the sale to Nimbus

The four shareholder families of Joseph Dresselhaus GmbH & Co. KG (Dresselhaus), with around 800 employees one of Europe's leading suppliers of fastening technology and fasteners for industrial and commercial customers, have sold their shares to the Dutch industrial holding company Nimbus as part of a succession solution. With the support of Nimbus, Dresselhaus will be able to implement the initiated optimization processes even more efficiently and focus on sustainable and profitable growth in Germany and abroad.


Joseph Dresselhaus GmbH & Co. KG, Herford, Germany

Dresselhaus is a leading supply chain solution provider in the fields of fasteners and fastening technology in Germany. The range of services includes C-parts management for industrial customers as well as point-of-sale solutions for retail customers. With 6 locations in Germany, 3 locations in other European countries and > 800 employees, the company generates sales of more than EUR 200 million. The family business was founded in 1950.

Nimbus, Zeist, Netherlands

Nimbus was established in 1999 in the Netherlands. The associated company has around 30 holdings in Germany and the Netherlands. The focus of the holding company is on businesses in the manufacturing sector and on investments in turnarounds, complex carve-outs and other special situations.


The IMAP team around Henning Graw, Marco Minnerup, Alexander Grund and Sebastian Dinklage has exclusively advised the shareholders of Joseph Dresselhaus GmbH & Co. KG and supported in structuring, negotiating and successfully executing the transaction in a competitive M&A process.