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JENOPTIK AG has acquired Prodomax Automation Ltd. from Kensington Capital Partners Ltd.
Automotive | Industrial Machinery & Components | Private Equity

JENOPTIK AG has acquired Prodomax Automation Ltd. from Kensington Capital Partners Ltd.

JENOPTIK AG has acquired the Canadian company Prodomax Automation Ltd. from Kensington Capital Partners for a consideration of slightly below 2x expected sales, or around 7x expected 2018 EBITDA.

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Radical Sportscars Ltd has been acquired by a group of private investors
Automotive

Radical Sportscars Ltd has been acquired by a group of private investors

Radical Sportscars Ltd (Radical) has sold a minority stake to a consortium of high net worth individuals for US$47 million.

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Maske Group has been acquired by Hitachi Capital Corporation
Automotive | Financial Services

Maske Group has been acquired by Hitachi Capital Corporation

MMG Invest GmbH has sold Maske Group, a car rental company, to Hitachi Capital Corporation. Financial details have not been disclosed.

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“Looking back, I am actually impressed by the scope and complexity that a structured and international sale process brings along. Oaklins' German team acted as sparring partner at eye level and showed a high level of expertise and experience throughout the overall sale process. Arranging my succession with Hitachi Capital as future shareholder therefore fully complies with my plans and expectations.”

Andreas Maske

Shareholder, Maske Group

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Seeking further international growth with a new partner:

DEAL FLASH: Cramaro Tarpaulin Systems S.r.l, an Italian specialist producer of patented and automatic covering solutions for trailers and semi-trailers, has been acquired by Lifco AB, a Swedish investment holding.

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