DEX international M&A advised Meyer Burger Technology Ltd on the sale of its Dutch subsidiary to Süss MicroTec

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd, the listed Swiss technology company has sold its Dutch subsidiary PiXDRO to Süss MicroTec, the listed German manufacturer of equipment and process solutions for microstructuring in the semiconductor industry. DEX international M&A acted as sell-side advisor for Meyer Burger. Meyer Burger divests Meyer Burger (Netherlands) B.V. Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (SIX Swiss Exchange: MBTN) has sold its inkjet printing business (PiXDRO) located in Meyer Burger (Netherlands) B.V. in Eindhoven (NL) to Süss MicroTec SE headquartered in Germany. The approximately 30 employees will transfer from Meyer Burger (Netherlands) B.V. to Süss MicroTec SE. “With this divestment an optimal solution has been achieved for all parties. As part of Süss MicroTec, the PiXDRO technology has good prospects for growth “, explains Meyer Burger CEO Hans Brändle the decision to sell. “This transaction is a further step in Meyer Burger’s focus on a strategic PV business with our successful Heterojunction / SmartWire technologies as well as on promising next generation cell technologies”, Brändle continued. The offer by Süss MicroTec proved superior in a broad-based bidding process conducted by DEX International M&A. This and the validity of the underlying valuation were confirmed by an independent Financial Opinion from IFBC AG (Zurich). The CEO of Süss MicroTec, Dr. Franz Richter, is also a member of the Board of Directors of Meyer Burger and therefore he was not involved by Meyer Burger in this transaction. The Technology and Product Centre in Eindhoven (Netherlands) develops and manufactures leading technologies and solutions in the field of inkjet solutions for the electronics and semiconductor industries. Meyer Burger will continue to purchase certain products and...

DEX international M&A advised Blokland Cold Stores on the sale to Van Rooi Group

DEX international M&A advised the shareholders of Blokland Cold Stores on the sale to Van Rooi Group Blokland Cold Stores, a fourth generation family company, has been sold to Van Rooi Group. Blokland Cold Stores is a full-service cold storage facility specialized in meat, juices and, increasingly, dairy and vegetables. Blokland is located in Cuijk, the Netherlands. In 2013, at the 100 year anniversary of the company, Blokland Cold Stores was granted the predicate of royal warrant holder by the King of The Netherlands. Owner Jan Blokland and his cousin and co-owner, Peter Blokland, have sold the company to Van Rooi Group. Peter Blokland will continue to stay on as managing director. About Blokland Cold Stores Blokland has a cold storage capacity of 100,000m3 (22,500 pallet positions) and offers a wide range of additional services such as packing, order picking, blast freezing and defreezing. The company is fully certified and a proud member of Nekovri (Dutch cold storage association). Blokland is licensed for export to major international markets and one of only four Dutch cold stores licensed to export meat to China. About Van Rooi Group Van Rooi Group is a family business that has a long history in pig farming and meat processing. The Van Rooi Group now consists of livestock trade in Lieshout, a slaughterhouse, production location and cold store in Helmond, a production location in Someren and several locations abroad. The group has an annual turnover of more than €500 million. DEX international M&A acted as exclusive M&A advisor to the shareholders of Blokland Cold Stores.    ...