Kautex Holding GmbH

The company

Kautex Maschinenbau is the leading producer of blow molding machines for the production of plastic fuel tanks and other industrial applications. Apart from automotive, other areas of application include consumer/industrial packaging.

Since the separation from the SIG Group in 2004, Kautex Maschinenbau has continuously developed into one of the leading manufacturers of extrusion blow molding machines with sales of above € 100 million. Kautex Maschinenbau has production facilities in Germany and China as well as a global network of service and sales offices. In the next coming years blow molding technology will be used in additional industry sectors, therefore above-average growth can be further expected for Kautex Maschinenbau.

The transaction

capiton realizes the transaction together with the Kautex management. In the future the management will hold a majority stake in Kautex Maschinenbau. The transaction will be financed with equity to be provided by the Fund capiton IV and bank financing.

The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

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