profi-con has been sold to CWS Group
Headquartered in Leipzig, Germany, profi-con is the leading full-service provider dedicated to the demanding cleanroom sector, operating in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Bulgaria. The company is focused on cleaning sterile rooms in the pharmaceutical, genetic engineering, biotechnology and medical technology industries. Moreover, profi-con provides professional cleaning services for dust-free cleanrooms in the microelectronics, semiconductor, optoelectronics, automotive and plastics technology industries. The company is highly regarded for its excellent quality, as evidenced by its qualifications to operate in the highest cleanliness classes.
In cooperation with the CleanroomAcademy, profi-con provides training courses, coaching, workshops and seminars covering all aspects of cleanroom technology and operation for customers and own employees.
With innovative, sustainable and digital rental solutions, CWS contributes to a healthier and safer tomorrow. The CWS range is divided into products and services in the areas of hygiene, floor care, workwear, fire safety, cleanrooms and healthcare. Since April 2019, all service areas of the company have been operating as an integrated system provider under the name of CWS. CWS is a brand of CWS-boco International GmbH and its subsidiaries. The group currently employs approximately 10,600 people in 16 countries. In 2018, the company generated a turnover of Euro 1,141 million. CWS-boco International GmbH and its subsidiaries are wholly owned by Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH.
Lincoln International acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Quartum Kapital and profi-con, working closely with the management team and shareholders throughout the sale process. This included providing advisory expertise and managing the marketing, negotiation and due diligence phases of the transaction. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The project was completed within four months by a dedicated team of Lincoln International professionals who provided true senior-level advisory. Lincoln International’s process management enabled our team to focus on the most important aspects of the transaction while maintaining daily company operations – a great team effort.
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