Semperit launches M&A activities with company acquisition in the facade construction sector

16.12.2020 (Press information)

  • Contract signed to take over M&R Dichtungstechnik GmbH, based in Seligenstadt/Germany
  • Closing already planned for January 2021 

Vienna/Austria, 16 December 2020 – The Semperit Group will take over M&R Dichtungstechnik GmbH, a manufacturer of profiles for facade construction based in Seligenstadt near Frankfurt am Main/Germany. The corresponding contracts were signed today, Wednesday. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

“Following far-reaching and successful restructuring, we are embarking on a first small acquisition step as part of our focus on industrial rubber, which closes a gap in our portfolio and thus represents an important step for our core business segment Profiles,” says Martin Füllenbach, CEO of Semperit AG Holding. “Our industrial strategy focuses on both a higher degree of customer proximity and increasingly inorganic growth. As a full-range supplier, we generate greater added value for our customers together with M&R Dichtungstechnik GmbH and develop towards a ‘one stop shop’.”

Under the umbrella of the Semperit Group, which is taking over a 51% share, the previously owner-managed M&R Dichtungstechnik GmbH will be continued with a clear focus on its given strengths and integrated into the Semperseal segment within the next twelve months. The previous sole owner will remain on board as managing director. Founded in 1995, the company employs 25 people and generated revenue of around EUR 8 million in 2019.

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Monika Riedel
Director Group Brand Management, Corporate Spokesperson
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Judit Helenyi
Director Investor Relations
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About Semperit
The publicly listed company Semperit AG Holding is an internationally-oriented group that develops, produces, and sells in more than 100 countries highly specialised rubber products for the industrial and medical sectors: hydraulic and industrial hoses, conveyor belts, escalator handrails, construction profiles, cable car rings, products for railway superstructures and  examination and surgical gloves. The headquarters of this long-standing Austrian company, which was founded in 1824, are located in Vienna. The Semperit Group employs around 7,000 people worldwide, including about 3,800 in Asia and around 900 in Austria (Vienna and production site in Wimpassing, Lower Austria). The Group has 14 manufacturing facilities worldwide and numerous sales offices in Europe, Asia, Australia, and America. In 2019, the group generated revenue of EUR 840.6 million and an adjusted EBITDA (without one-off effects) of EUR 63.8 million.


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