MBO secured for A.B.T with Rantum Capital

Sector(s)
Business Services
Deal type
Sell your business
Date
December 2021
Countries involved
Germany

Client

ABT is a leading water and fire damage restoration company in the Rhine-Main region and has 8 branches across Germany. The company is a full-service provider and covers the complete value chain: from diagnostics to actual restoration

Deal

Capitalmind has exclusively advised A.B.T. on the sale of the company to Rantum Capital, a fund manager focusing on the DACH region

Parties

Lead team

  • Ervin Schellenberg

    Ervin Schellenberg

    Managing Partner Germany
  • Christian Maurer

    Christian Maurer

    Manager Germany

About the deal

CAPITALMIND EXCLUSIVELY ADVISED THE SHAREHOLDERS OF A.B.T. ANLAGEN- UND BAUTROCKNUNGS GMBH ON THE SALE OF A MAJORITY STAKE TO RANTUM CAPITAL, A GERMAN PRIVATE EQUITY, WITH THE AIM OF SUPPORTING MEDIUM SIZED COMPANIES

A.B.T is a leading water and fire damage restoration company in the Rhine-Main region. In addition to leak detection and drying, the range of services also includes the restoration of all damage. Quality and customer satisfaction are ABT’s top priorities and create the basis for long-standing customer relationships. 

A.B.T. exists since 1993 and has 8 branches across Germany. The company is a full-service provider and covers the complete value chain: from diagnostics to actual restoration.

Rantum Capital was founded in 2013 by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. They manage several private debt and private equity funds with >€400m capital commitment. Rantum focuses on the DACH region.

Hasan Çelikoğlu, who has decisively shaped the growth of the company as co-owner and managing director over the past years, remains significantly involved. Hartwig Finger, a long-standing industry expert with growth expertise, will become co-shareholder and co-managing director.  

“With valuable support from Capitalmind, we have found suitable partners for the strategic development of ABT in Rantum Capital. Together, we will further expand the quality of our service and, at the same time, effectively use growth opportunities in the market to be able to stand by our clients as a loyal and reliable partner across the region.” Hasan Çelikoğlu, Co-Owner and Managing Director A.B.T. Anlagen- und Bautrocknungs GmbH

What we did

Our services included: Mapping out the process strategy and preparation of all marketing documents (teaser, information memorandum, approach and education of potential buyers , preparation and coordination of due diligence process including data room and Q&A, advice on transaction structure, negotiation support of commercial deal parameters and Share Purchase Agreement.

This is our 21st Business Services transaction in the past 12 months.