Druck Chemie

Germany SC Fund III Dec 2005
Manufacturer of technical products to the printing industry in Germany and France
Facts
Company Name:Druck Chemie
Location:Germany
Sector:Specialty chemicals
Date of investment:December 2005
Date of exit:May 2008
Deal Type:MBO
Syntegra Role:Lead investor

business description

  • No. 1 manufacturer and distributor of technical products to the printing industry in Germany and France
  • Druck Chemie is a traditional Mittelstand company, acquired from its original founders
  • The company formulates, blends and supplies technical products to printers
  • 19 branch offices are located across Europe and in Brazil and employ 220 staff

transaction strategy

  • Franco-German company with a unique and scaleable business model. Syntegra Capital shall be instrumental in
    • strengthening further the existing solid management
    • exploitation of regional European expansion
    • introduction state-of-the-art MIS
    • supporting the company in development of new growth areas, including additional service / product offerings
    • identification and realisation of adequate acquisition targets