Wolf Fertigungs- und Fügetechnik GmbH

Succession solution for a founder-oriented industrial technology company

Wolf Fertigungs- und Fügetechnik GmbH is a leading system supplier in high-vacuum technology. The company serves the semiconductor, coating, R&D markets as well as the manufacturers of analysis and treatment equipment. Since it was founded in 1990, the company has been constantly expanding its experience in the application of complex joining techniques.


TYPE: Buy-Out / Succession

INDUSTRY: Industrial Technology

STATUS: Sale to Co-Investment-Partner (2018)

CO-INVESTOR: Gerin-Swarovski-Holding

Initial Situation

The challenge of structuring a successor for a still founder-oriented industrial technology company

Investment Structure

In 2017, Aquarium participated as a co-investor to Gerin-Swarowski-Holding in the buy-out context.

Our Value Proposition

Jürgen A. Neumann accompanied the company as an active advisory board member, among other things with the focal points

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Structuring of a sustainable succession solution
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Price adjustment negotiation with OEMs

Our Achievement

The company was fully taken over by Gerin-Swarovski Holding in 2018 and now forms the core of Swacrit Systems.

Investment Projects