Engelmann Sensor GmbH

capiton AG and Nord Holding have sold their stakes in Engelmann Sensor GmbH

capiton AG and Nord Holding have sold their stakes in Engelmann Sensor GmbH, Wiesloch, to funds advised by DPE Deutsche Private Equity (‘DPE’). The parties have agreed not to disclose the financial terms of the transaction, which remain subject to approval from the relevant competition authorities. Engelmann is the leading European manufacturer of smart heat meters for the sub-metering industry. In recent years, Engelmann has continuously strengthened its market positioning by evolving its comprehensive product portfolio towards becoming the preferred system provider in the market. Driven by extensive R&D activities, Engelmann offers its diversified customer base a high quality ‘one-stop-shop’ offering for residential sub-metering. Engelmann has 170 employees with assembly sites in Wiesloch, Germany, (headquarters) and Suining, China, and has generated revenues north of €45m in FY20/21. Driven by regulatory enforcements and the overall climate goal for decarbonization, the roll-out of smart meters is expected to significantly contribute towards Engelmann’s further growth over the coming years.

Transaction summary

capiton and Nord Holding acquired Engelmann in 2014. Key milestones were the successful development of a new management team, improvement of operational efficiencies as well as new product launches and successful client diversification. This contributed to achieving double-digit annual sales growth, industry leading delivery times and the newest product range in sub-metering on the market. “capiton and Nord Holding have always been committed and competent partners for us and have provided strong and consistent support as we implemented our growth story over the past years” recalls Michael Keuthen, CEO of Engelmann, on their successful cooperation. Christoph Spors, Partner at capiton, stated “In the past years, the management team of Engelmann has achieved a tremendous development. It has been a pleasure working with Engelmann and its management team and we are convinced that this great journey will continue under new ownership”. capiton and Nord Holding were advised by GCA Altium (M&A), Milbank (Legal), Deloitte (Financial & Commercial) and Flick Gocke Schaumburg (Tax).

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