Sale to Aptiv PLC

Industrial
Sale to Aptiv PLC

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Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Bregal Unternehmerkapital GmbH on this transaction

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gabo Systemtechnik GmbH (“gabocom” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Bregal Unternehmerkapital GmbH (“Bregal”), was recently acquired by Aptiv PLC (“Aptiv”) (NYSE:APTV) for €280 million.

gabocom develops and manufactures microduct systems for the telecommunication market. The Company pioneered the microduct system market and is the European market leader supplying its products primarily to telecom operators, utilities and municipalities, as well as construction companies. gabocom has offices in Germany, France and the United Kingdom and employs around 230 people. The Company is headquartered in Niederwinkling, Germany.

Bregal is part of a family-owned business and helps companies achieve a sustained improvement in sales and profitability. Bregal provides them with capital, proven financial expertise and access to a broad network. Bregal is based in Munich, Germany.

Aptiv is a global technology company generating approximately $14.5bn in sales. Aptiv operates across its two core businesses Signal and Power Solutions, and Advanced Safety and User Experience. Through the Signal and Power Solutions business, Aptiv designs and manufactures connectors, wiring assemblies and harnesses, custom cables and cable management products. Aptiv was formerly known as Delphi Automotive PLC and changed its name to Aptiv PLC in 2017. Aptiv employs around 143,000 people and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
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Industrial
Sale to Aptiv PLC
Date
November 2019
Company
gabo Systemtechnik GmbH
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Industrial
Target Location
Europe
Acquiror Location
Europe

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