Here's the Deal
Baird's Investment Banking Group is pleased to announce the following transaction:
Amafilter Group Holding B.V.
Sale to MAHLE Group
Baird served as the exclusive financial adviser to the selling shareholders
Amafilter Group Holding B.V. ("AFG" or "the Company") has recently completed its sale to the MAHLE Group ("MAHLE"). Transaction terms were not disclosed.
AFG is an international provider of process filtration solutions for targeted segments of the food and beverage, energy, chemical and general industrial end-markets. The Company provides a comprehensive solution to its customers incorporating consumables and services with filtration systems. AFG is headquartered in Alkmaar, the Netherlands, and was owned by ABN AMRO Participaties and members of AFG management.
MAHLE, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, is one of the 30 largest companies in the automotive supply industry worldwide. MAHLE employs approximately 48,000 people at 110 production plants. In 2007, MAHLE achieved sales of over €5 billion.
Baird served as the exclusive financial adviser to the selling shareholders on this transaction.
Baird has completed six filtration M&A and equity transactions in the last 12 months, totaling more than $900 million in aggregate value.