Carlsquare advised SOMATEX in process of acquisition by group of entrepreneurs lead by WESTLAKE PARTNERS
30 Oct 2014
A group of entrepreneurs lead by WESTLAKE PARTNERS in the form of E Med Solutions GmbH, Berlin, together with the founder of SOMATEX Medical Technologies GmbH, Teltow, acquired 100% of the shares of SOMATEX. The company was founded in 1992. In the coming years, the investment of an experienced and successful group of entrepreneurs is expected to make increased use of the multiple growth potentials of SOMATEX.
SOMATEX is a renowned expert for the development, manufacturing and distribution of high-class, disposable and minimally invasive instruments. The constantly growing product portfolio covers the fields of vertebroplasty (procedure to stabilise the vertebral body), biopsy, tumor ablation, tumor diagnostic and therapy, mammography and antenatal medicine. SOMATEX’ strength results from the company’s principle “permanent product innovation” and is based on the development of innovative specialized products and new solutions for the specific requirements of physicians. The company distributes the in-house developed products in more than 80 countries.
WESTLAKE PARTNERS leads a consortium of renowned entrepreneurial investors. The investment by internationally experienced middle class entrepreneurs enables the fast growing company SOMATEX an accelerated expansion particularly into China and America, the extension of the e-commerce activities and the launch of new products.
Carlsquare exclusively advised the shareholders of SOMATEX in the course of the transaction.
SOMATEX develops, manufactures and distributes disposable minimally invasive instruments in the fields of vertebroplasty, biopsy, tumor ablation, tumor diagnostic and therapy, mammography and antenatal medicine.
About WESTLAKE PARTNERS
WESTLAKE PARTNERS is an independent investment company with offices in Munich, Frankfurt and Shanghai, who – together with a group of international and experienced entrepreneurs and corporate executives – focuses on the investment in successful German mid-cap companies. One of the objectives is to establish them permanently in the biggest growing economy, the Chinese domestic market.
Carlsquare and the international M&A network Globalscope offer integrated cross-border M&A consulting services for medium-sized transactions. Carlsquare – a partner led corporate finance firm – advises businesses and shareholders to realise their strategic objectives ensuring the highest level of quality. Carlsquare is managed by three partners and is based in Hamburg and Munich with 18 employees. Globalscope has 44 members in 36 countries with more than 400 professionals worldwide.
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