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Carlsquare advises CPK Automotive GmbH & Co. KG in selling a majority of shares to Heinzmann GmbH & Co. KG

6 Nov 2013

Heinzmann are pleased to announce the acquisition of the Muenster-based company CPK Automotive GmbH & Co. KG with effect from the 1st October 2013. From this date forth, CPK will become a part of the Heinzmann Group and the company name will have the supplement “Member of the Heinzmann Group”.

Through this partnership, Heinzmann will further strengthen its position as a leading system supplier worldwide for diesel, gas and dual fuel engines and turbine management.

With further development and engineering of devices that can be retrofitted to diesel engines, Heinzmann’s portfolio in the field of diesel engine management is now considerably being complemented and strengthened.

Carlsquare has exclusively advised the shareholders of CPK Automotive during the transaction process.

About Heinzmann:

Founded in 1897, Heinzmann is one of the leading system suppliers worldwide for engine and turbine management solutions. They produce mechanical and electronic speed control systems for diesel, gas and dual fuel engines as well as for turbines.

About CPK Automotive:

CPK’s business strategy has been to concentrate on developing devices that can be retrofitted to diesel engines. CPK also develops and optimizes products and procedures for their partners which are completed with support packages where it is appropriate.

The brand CPK will continue to exist and be distributed through the worldwide Heinzmann dealer network as well as through the already existing CPK network.

About Carlsquare:

Carlsquare supports enterprises and their shareholders concerning strategic capital transactions, the sale and acquisition of shares or the implementation of capital increase. Carlsquare is led by three partners and operates offices in Hamburg and Munich with 15 employees. Carlsquare has been one of the top performers in the German corporate finance sector for transactions under €50m for a number of years.

Carlsquare is members of the international Globalscope network of corporate finance and business advisers. Founded in 1987, Globalscope now has 31 members on every continent in 24 countries. The focus is set on cross-border M&A. Michael Moritz is President of the Globalscope network.


Contact Carlsquare GmbH / Deal Team:

Michael Moritz
Marc Tympner
Valentinskamp 24
D-20354 Hamburg