• New platform investment which – before joining Siemens Energy – operated under the NEM Energy brand in Zoeterwoude, the Netherlands
• Strengthening the Engineering & Technology segment
• Specialist in the field of heat recovery steam generators for gas-fired power plants and industrial-sized energy efficiency applications
• Significant synergies with the heat transfer business of the Balcke-Dürr Group
Munich / Amsterdam, 20 June 2022 – Mutares SE & Co. KGaA (ISIN: DE000A2NB650) has signed an agreement to acquire Heat Transfer Technology from Siemens Energy B.V. This acquisition will strengthen the Engineering & Technology segment as a new platform investment. The closing of the transaction, expected in the 4th quarter this year, is subject to the fulfilment of information and consultation rights of the relevant works councils and customary approvals.
The company, headquartered in Zoeterwoude, the Netherlands, employs around 270 people, mainly in the Netherlands, as well as Germany. The company was founded in 1929 and previously operated under the well-known NEM brand. Today, the company covers a wide range of heat transfer applications from industrial-sized waste heat units to being a specialist in large heat recovery steam generators for gas-fired power plants. The company is active worldwide in the development, design, engineering, procurement and supply of components for power plants, is among the top 3 suppliers in terms of total number of units supplied and among the top 2 suppliers for large horizontal and large vertical heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) applications.
“With the acquisition of Heat Transfer Technology we are strengthening our Engineering & Technology segment and expect significant synergy effects with the business of our subsidiary Balcke-Dürr. The topic of energy efficiency is becoming a crucial component in both industrial processes and power plants, not least due to the current energy debate, in order to increase efficiency, minimize costs and save CO2. Therefore, we see an enormous potential to further grow the company and are looking forward to our future business cooperation with the Siemens Energy Group within the Heat Transfer Technology business,” comments Johannes Laumann, CIO of Mutares SE & Co. KGaA.
Company profile of Mutares SE & Co. KGaA
Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, Munich (www.mutares.de), as a listed private equity holding company with offices in Munich (HQ), Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Helsinki, London, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Stockholm and Vienna, acquires medium-sized companies in special situations, based in Europe, which show significant operational improvement potential and are sold again after undergoing a repositioning and stabilization process. For the financial year 2022, consolidated revenues of at least EUR 4 billion are expected. Based on this, consolidated revenues are to be expanded to at least EUR 7 billion by 2025. As the portfolio grows, so do consulting revenues, which together with portfolio dividends and exit proceeds accrue to the Mutares Holding. Accordingly, a net profit in the holding company in the range of EUR 125 million to EUR 150 million is expected for the financial year 2025. The Management Board and Supervisory Board together hold more than one third of all Mutares shares with voting rights. The shares of Mutares SE & Co. KGaA are traded on the Regulated Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol “MUX” (ISIN: DE000A2NB650).
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