25.10.11

BMH Bräutigam & Partner advises capiton AG on the acquisition of a flexible packaging producer from GEA group

BMH Bräutigam & Partner supports capiton AG in the acquisition of the flexible packaging producer CFS Kempten GmbH from GEA group. The business which will be renamed in future to CFS-Dixie Flexibles GmbH is a producer of sophisticated flexible packaging solutions for the food industry.

Based in Kempten/Allgäu, the company is serving customers in more than 50 countries. Founded in 1953, the company has lastly generated sales of approximately EUR 45 mio. and employs some 190 staff. The acquisition is the first investment of a buy-and-build-concept which capiton is currently pursuing in the consumer flexible packaging industry together with Mr. Jakob A. Mosser, an experienced industry manager. Besides capiton, Mr. Mosser and the management will hold a stake in CFS. CFS will be the platform for further acquisitions in the implementation of the buy-and-build concept.