About the deal
CAPITALMIND EXCLUSIVELY ADVISED THE FAMILY-OWNED COMPANY GEBRÜDER RHODIUS HOLDING GERMANY ON THE CARVE-OUT & SALE OF ITS ABRASIVE TOOLS DIVISION TO THE LISTED COMPANY CARBORUNDUM UNIVERSAL LTD. (CUMI) INDIA
The previous sole shareholder, Gebrüder RHODIUS Holding, will leave the group of shareholders as part of the transaction and will in future concentrate on its second, more local business: RHODIUS Mineralquellen.
“The combination of RHODIUS and CUMI creates a vertically integrated global player in the field of grinding tools, from the raw material to the end user. Capitalmind’s industry knowledge and international access were essential in finding the right owner for RHODIUS Abrasives. Our advisors implemented the project efficiently and swiftly to our complete satisfaction.” Bernd Lichter, Managing Partner and CEO Gebrüder Rhodius Holding
What we did
Capitalmind was able to provide access to key potential partners and buyers worldwide through its global network and supported the shareholders throughout the transaction: developing the transaction strategy, organising the process, preparing the data room, organising the due diligence and supporting the negotiations until the signing of the contract.
About Murugappa Group – Cumi
Carborundum Universal Limited (CUMI) has a turnover of €306.5 million with over 5,000 employees worldwide. The company develops, manufactures and markets innovative material solutions and services in abrasives, electrominerals, refractory materials and ceramics. CUMI is listed on the stock exchange and is part of the Murugappa family holding company, which owns 29 companies and has a consolidated turnover of ~€5 billion.
About RHODIUS Abrasives
RHODIUS Abrasives is one of the leading European manufacturers of abrasive tools and is successfully active in many end markets with 390 employees worldwide in more than 100 countries.