News

In our news section you will soon find a series of white papers with insights into our industry knowledge and functional expertise.

Furthermore, we will inform you about Bluemont news and activities.

 

BLUEMONT CONSULTING SUPPORTS HQ EQUITA IN TAKING OVER THE SPORTS NUTRITION SPECIALIST WELL PLUS TRADE

Munich, 21st February 2017

Bluemont Consulting advised HQ Equita on the aquisition of a majority interest in WELL PLUS TRADE GmbH (WPT).

Bluemont Consulting carried out the commercial due diligence for HQ Equita

WELL PLUS TRADE develops and produces mainly protein-based sports and diet foods. It distributes its products under the well-known brands Power System and Slim System as well as private label products in drugstores and food retailers in Germany and Europe.

The company develops innovative products across the entire assortment range from powders and bars to ampoules, capsules and gels, addressing a market with annual growth rates of over 10%.

HQ Equita is the mid-cap buyout firm of HQ Capital. It continues the Harald Quandt family’s tradition of acquiring entrepreneurial equity interests in small and mid-sized enterprises. Since its inception in 1992, the company has acquired a total of EUR 996 million euros in capital commitments and invested in over 30 enterprises.

Bluemont Consulting advises private equity companies and strategic investors on commercial and vendor due diligence as well as on the performance and value increase of portfolio companies.

 

BLUEMONT ACTING AS EXPERT NETWORK PARTNER AT THE SCIENCE4LIFE VENTURE CUP 2016

Munich, 26th September 2016

As in previous years’ consultants of Bluemont acting as experts for the Science4Life start up initiative by evaluating business plans in the segments life science, chemistry and energy.

The Science4Life start-up initiative has been helping young entrepreneurs to set up their own businesses since as far back as 1998 by organizing national business plan competitions in the next-generation fields of life sciences, chemicals and energy.

http://www.science4life.de

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FEUER POWERTRAIN RAISES MEZZANINE FINANCING WITH PRIVATE EQUITY COMPANY IDINVEST PARTNERS

Nordhausen, 30th October 2015

FEUER powertrain Group, headquartered in Nordhausen (Thuringia, Germany), has in October 2015 successfully closed a new Mezzanine financing with a total volume of EUR 30m. The transaction strengthens the capital structure and increases overall financing flexibility for the group’s further growth perspectives.

Specifically, the Mezzanine capital is financing the ramp-up of the new subsidiary in Tianjin (China) that has already begun the local supply of selected Asian customers, as well as investments into the expansion of the first German production plant, including a technological upgrade. Furthermore, the strengthening of the group’s equity base provides early for an increased flexibility with regard to the medium-term redemption of existing mezzanine capital. ARGONAS Corporate Finance Advisors acted as exclusive financial advisor to FEUER powertrain Group.

Financing partner is the pan European Mezzanine Fund idinvest Partners. Bluemont Consulting was exclusively mandated as advisor by idinvest Partners to conduct the commercial due diligence.

 

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY COMPANY FREY & WINKLER ARRANGES CORPORATE SUCCESSION WITH HANNOVER FINANZ AND LOOKS FORWARD TO FURTHER GROWTH

Königsbach-Stein, 24th September 2015

The south German family business is transferring operations to the management and 100 percent of the shares to the private equity company HANNOVER Finanz Group with immediate effect.

The HANNOVER Finanz Group has now taken over 100 percent of the shares in F&W, Frey & Winkler GmbH, based in Königsbach-Stein, from the family entrepreneurs, and intends to support further growth from the position of the shareholder. The family business, founded in 1957 by Oswald Frey and Emil Winkler, which has acquired an excellent reputation as a component supplier to the ophthalmic industry and, starting ten years ago, in medical technology, made arrangements for succession at an early stage. As there was no opportunity for corporate succession within the family, the business established a strong management team with directors Martin Boch and Martin Skopp in good time, and has now placed the management of the company totally in the hands of the directors.

Bluemont Consulting acted as exclusive commercial due diligence advisor to HANNOVER Finanz Group.

http://www.hannoverfinanz.de/en/news/news/?tx-wwcorenews-view[item]=2202&cHash=fc6f6c15ea114116847908d5a25e48b6

 

Dieter Mall joins Bluemont Consulting

Munich, 1st January 2015

In January 2015, we were able to win Mr. Dieter Mall as a new partner with Bluemont Consulting. As an Associate Partner Mr. Dieter Mall will strenghten our team with a focus on the Telecommunication, Media & Technology (TMT) industry. We are pleased to welcome Mr. Dieter Mall as a new partner. With his extensive experience in leading management positions from the TMT industry (e plus, o.tel.o., BT / o2, Wincor Nixdorf, Gigaset) and from top management consulting he will further develop  and strengthen our successful TMT practice.

 

Lukas & Company becomes Bluemont Consulting

Munich, 1st January 2015

As of now, Lukas & Company is operating under the name of Bluemont Consulting, since the company has gained several new partners. Along with the partners Dr. Cyrus Bark, Martin C. Krebs and Mohammed El Sayed, other acknowledged experts and top consultants have joined the team.

These measures better meet the requirements of international growth, enabling us to provide our customers with an even higher consultancy standard regarding international matters.

 

Bluemont Consulting searching for partners

We are looking worldwide for partners who are willing to accompany us as we are expanding. If you can see yourself as our partner and can contribute to our company´s growth, we would be very pleased to hear from you.

contact@bluemont-consulting.com

Our partner models are based on a fair model and depend on the specific circumstances. Please contact us!