Wilhelm Modersohn GmbH & Co. KG

Succession solution: Sale to the Irish publicly listed corporation CRH Plc

DZ BANK successfully implements international bidding process

DZ BANK Corporate Finance advises Wilhelm Modersohn on the sale of 100% of the shares to Leviat, a subsidiary of CRH Plc

The managing shareholder of Wilhelm Modersohn GmbH & Co. KG, Mr. Wilhelm Modersohn jr., sold all shares in the company to Leviat, a subsidiary of the publicly listed Irish corporation Cement Roadstone Holding (CRH Plc).

The traditional company Wilhelm Modersohn GmbH & Co. KG, headquartered in Spenge, is a developer and manufacturer of masonry and precast concrete façade fastening systems made of stainless steel. The company employs around 150 people and supplies both national and international customers.

Leviat is a subsidiary of CRH Plc and specializes in the manufacture and distribution of engineered products and innovative construction solutions for the building industry. Leviat serves a wide range of sectors from residential construction to infrastructure and employs approximately 3,000 people at 60 locations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

DZ BANK Corporate Finance / M&A organized and structured the entire transaction process as exclusive M&A advisor to Mr. Wilhelm Modersohn Jr.

On behalf of DZ BANK, Alex Brozmann, Oliver Rogge, Sebastian Braun, and Nico Bonaldo were responsible for the transaction.

Alex Brozmann, DZ BANK:

„Through a wide-ranging, international bidding process, we were able to ensure that the company was sold to the most suitable buyer. The unique innovation power of Wilhelm Modersohn GmbH & Co. KG in combination with the resources of CRH will generate very high synergies in the future.“

Sebastian Braun

Sebastian Braun, DZ BANK

"Wilhelm Modersohn GmbH & Co. KG has established itself as a key player in the European market for fastening systems and has an impressive growth history. With the sale to a strong partner that has access to attractive geographical markets, there is no obstacle to the continuation of this success story.“

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