collective avantgarde corporate finance GmbH transforms growth to Thuringia
Automotive supplier Hehnke GmbH & Co. KG and receives million-dollar investment for expansion of production and sales capacities
Jena/Steinbach Hallenberg/Planegg, October 22, 2015 – collective avantgarde corporate finance GmbH, which specializes in the acquisition and sale of companies, found an investor for Hehnke GmbH & Co. KG (Steinbach-Hallenberg). The investment not only secures existing jobs but also ensures further growth and the expansion of production and sale capacities for the coming years..
The Jena M&A consultants of collective avantgarde were able to win PartnerFonds AG (Planegg) as a future investor and new shareholder for the technology company from Steinbach-Hallenberg. The investment partner, which focuses on medium-sized company investments, has acquired shares in Hehnke GmbH & Co. KG and is also granting a shareholder loan to finance growth.
Hehnke is a family-owned company founded in 1995 and managed by the second generation of the Hehnke family, specialized in the manufacture of complex plastic components and injection molding. Due to many years of experience, Hehnke covers the entire process from conception, prototyping, and toolmaking to series production. Customers are among others well-known companies in the automotive industry.
,,The entire negotiation process with the collective avantgarde was always at eye level and characterized by experience in the conduct of negotiations,“ says Ralf Schöpker, CEO of PartnerFonds AG.
The transaction strategically aimed to secure the company's succession as well as financially ensuring the company's growth for the coming years, primarily in the injection molding sector. collective avantgarde conducted negotiations with 13 domestic and foreign investors and investment companies. Nevertheless, the offer from PartnerFond AG was the most detailed in line with the ideas of Hehnke's management. Besides, the professional relationship and the pleasant atmosphere during the discussions placed the decision in favor of PartnerFonds AG. The M&A transaction was implemented within one year.
,,collective avantgarde corporate finance GmbH, represented by managing director Steffen Glaubrecht, led the entire M&A process from the very beginning in a targeted, well-structured, and professional manner. We would work with the company again at any time", says Tommy Hehnke, managing director and shareholder of Hehnke GmbH & Co. KG.
About Hehnke GmbH & Co. KG:
The company, based in Steinbach-Hallenberg, Thuringia, has been family-owned since 1995 and built up a well-known customer base in Germany and abroad. Their focus lies on the production of complex components and assemblies made of plastic injection molding. With its well-founded know-how and many years of experience, Hehnke can cover a wide range of services from conception, prototyping, and toolmaking to series production. Flexible and competent system solutions in the production process are the basis of functional, economic, and innovative plastic products (www.hehnke.de).
About PartnerFonds AG:
PartnerFonds AG has been financing the growth of medium-sized companies since 2003. Listing a total volume of more than 320 million Euros, and over 70 investments up to now. PartnerFonds AG is independent of banks and capital markets and is, therefore, a reliable, long-term, and crisis-proof financing partner (www.partnerfonds.ag).