VR Equitypartner have sold their shares in Kälte Eckert GmbH to Triton Mittelstandsfonds II

VR Equitypartner and Messrs Michael and Holger Eckert have sold their shares in Kälte Eckert GmbH to Triton Mittelstandsfonds II, which was advised by the international investment company Triton.

Steinbeis M&A, represented by Ulrich Praßler (Partner), accompanied the transaction and advised the sellers.

About VR Equitypartner

VR Equitypartner, one of the leading equity financiers for SMEs in the DACH region, supports medium-sized family businesses with growth issues, expansion financing, company successions and shareholder changes through majority/minority investments and mezzanine capital. VREP only invests funds from DZ BANK AG and is therefore independent of the requirements of fund-linked refinancing.

About refrigeration Eckert

Kälte Eckert

The Kälte Eckert Group is one of the leading companies in the field of natural refrigeration technology. With the comprehensive competence and experience of the four companies Kälte Eckert GmbH, Günther Kältetechnik GmbH, Gartner, Keil & Co. GmbH and SOS Kältetechnik GmbH, the group has a broadly diversified service portfolio at the highest level. Founded in 1966, the Kälte Eckert Group has developed from a local craftsman’s business into a successful medium-sized company for air conditioning and refrigeration technology with over 100 qualified and specialised employees.

About Triton


Since its inception, Triton has launched ten funds focused on companies in the industrial/technology, services, consumer goods and healthcare sectors. Triton invests in medium-sized companies headquartered in Europe. Triton aims to effect positive change towards sustainable operational improvement and growth. The companies currently in Triton’s portfolio have combined revenues of approximately €18 billion and employ approximately 104,000 people.

About Steinbeis M&A

Steinbeis M&A offers its clients a comprehensive and professional range of consulting and services in the areas of (1) Mergers & Acquisitions, (2) Buy-and-Build, (3) Strategy and (4) Capital Advisory, across all industries. Clients are in particular medium-sized entrepreneurs, companies and groups of companies in Germany and abroad, but also international groups seeking to establish themselves in the SME market. Steinbeis M&A currently has 14 partners who have completed well over 200 successful transactions in recent years. Steinbeis M&A, with offices in Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Munich, Karlsruhe, Cologne, Berlin, Vienna (AT), Zurich (CH), Palma (ES), London (UK), is a member of the Steinbeis Group (www.steinbeis.de), one of the leading service providers for consulting and technology transfer in Europe.

Ulrich Praßler
+49 151 2405 3607


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