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Carlsquare advised HEINKEL Group on its sale to global equipment & process solutions leader De Dietrich Process Systems

Carlsquare advised HEINKEL Group, a premium provider of solid-liquid separation solutions as well as drying and mixing systems, on its sale to global equipment & process solutions leader De Dietrich Process Systems.

HEINKEL Group is a pan-European solution provider of high-end separation, drying and mixing technology, operating through four renowned brands Heinkel, Comber, Bolz-Summix and Jongia. The group’s centrifuges, (filter-)dryers and stirring equipment cover the value chains of selected process industries, especially pharmaceuticals, chemicals and food, and are complemented by a comprehensive after-sales & services business. HEINKEL Group leverages 150+ years of combined experience with deep engineering know-how to meet the specific requirements of its longstanding international blue-chip customers.

De Dietrich Process Systems has been delivering high-quality equipment and process solutions to the chemical, pharmaceutical and related industries for decades. Founded in 1684 as a cast iron manufacturer, De Dietrich remains family-owned and now concentrates exclusively on systems and equipment for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. De Dietrich encompasses 1,200 employees across 15 countries and achieved a turnover of 225 million euros in 2023.

This strategic merger allows De Dietrich to offer its customers the most comprehensive premium range of solutions on the market. The group becomes the global leader in solid-liquid separation and the drying of active ingredients, while extending its commitment to local manufacturing with four additional European production sites, as well as enhancing its footprint in Asia and the US.

“We are delighted to welcome Heinkel, which benefits from a very strong technological reputation.”Marc Antoine de Dietrich, Chairman of Financière Jaergerthal

“In De Dietrich Process Systems, we have found a highly complementary strategic partner who also shares our family values and commitment to European manufacturing. We are grateful to Carlsquare for helping us land at such a terrific destination; Steffen, Caspar, Manfred and their team consistently added value through their outstanding expertise and extensive network in the industrial technology space.”Philip Stibbe, STIBBE PARTICIPATIES

Carlsquare served as exclusive financial advisor to HEINKEL Group, a portfolio company of Stibbe Participaties.

Stibbe Participaties
De Dietrich Process Systems