July, 1 2019 Scanfil Group acquires shares of HASEC Elektronik GmbH

  • bm|t real­izes Exit
  • the listed com­pany Scan­fil OYJ acquires all shares in HASEC Elek­tronik GmbH

Scan­fil OYJ (HEL: SCANFL), listed on the Finnish stock exchange, is a lead­ing Euro­pean provider of elec­tronic design and man­u­fac­tur­ing ser­vices head­quar­tered in Fin­land. The com­pany has approx­i­mately 3,300 employ­ees world­wide and plans to achieve total sales of € 600 mil­lion in 2019. With the acqui­si­tion of HASEC Elek­tronik GmbH, Scan­fil strength­ens its posi­tion in the Ger­man and Cen­tral Euro­pean mar­kets and expands its cus­tomer base. The head­quar­ters of HASEC in Wutha-Farn­roda in the State of Thuringia will play an impor­tant role in expand­ing busi­ness in the region as a loca­tion close to cus­tomers› devel­op­ment cen­ters in Cen­tral Europe. The exist­ing man­age­ment will con­tinue to man­age the busi­ness in the future. The company’s com­pet­i­tive­ness will also be strength­ened as it gains access to the Scan­fil Group’s global pro­cure­ment and pro­duc­tion net­work. Scan­fil has pro­duc­tion sites in Fin­land, Swe­den, Ger­many, Poland, Esto­nia, China and the USA. bm‑t beteili­gungs­man­age­ment thürin­gen GmbH (bm|t) has been sup­port­ing HASEC for many years and was invested via its funds Thüringer Indus­triebeteili­gungs GmbH & Co. KG (TIB) and Mit­tel­stands­fonds Thürin­gen (MFT). The invest­ment man­ager of bm|t, Karin Rabe, explains: «We are very proud to have accom­pa­nied HASEC dur­ing the last years of its suc­cess­ful growth and are con­vinced that Scan­fil is the right part­ner to con­tinue this devel­op­ment and to fur­ther strengthen HASEC’s loca­tion in Thuringia». «bm|t was the ideal part­ner for us in an excit­ing growth phase of the com­pany. In addi­tion to access to growth cap­i­tal, we were also sup­ported in the strate­gic fur­ther devel­op­ment of our com­pany. Our goal has always been to suc­cess­fully posi­tion the com­pany in the medium and long term. With Scan­fil as our new strate­gic investor, we share the same ide­ol­ogy and core strat­egy. Scanfil’s broad range of ser­vices and global pres­ence will enable us to offer our cus­tomers even bet­ter added value in the future,» com­ments Marco Zim­mer­man, CEO of HASEC.