Callista acquires 100% of shares of Mainsite Technologies GmbH, Obernburg am Main
• Callista expands its portfolio with an expert in plant engineering and industrial services
• Acting in future as MainTech Systems nationwide and internationally
Munich, November 29nd, 2018 – Callista Private Equity GmbH (“Callista Private Equity“) announces the acquisition of the entire shares of Mainsite Technologies GmbH (“Company”) by Callista Holdings GmbH & Co. KG. The company was sold in the course of a structured process by Mainsite GmbH & Co. KG (“Seller”) as the entity has been declared as non-core business of the parent company.
Mainsite Technologies GmbH is a leading provider of customer-oriented solutions in the area of fiber technology, solvents adsorption and industrial technology for demanding industrial engineering projects. Sales are mainly generated in Germany with currently more than 200 employees.
Within the first months post transaction Callista Private Equity will focus on the carve-out from the group and on trimming the company for standalone capability in the market. This also includes the change of name in “MainTech Systems GmbH” with adjusted market and brand presence. The current adopted development of the company, as acting as experts in plant engineering and industrial services, will be maintained in the course of the future strategy.
Olaf Meier, Chief Executive Officer at Callista Private Equity, comments on the transaction: “With this transaction, we have successfully closed our first bank-financed acquisition and are very pleased about our new addition to the portfolio. Mr. Marc Zube, Partner and Chief Operations Officer at Callista, will support MainTech Systems GmbH actively as managing director. In particular, we plan to successfully continue the stand-alone development nationwide and internationally.
The management will furthermore be complemented with two experienced and longstanding employees, to ensure consistency in the management of MainTech Systems GmbH. Thus, Dr. Bernhard Krautwurst and Mr. Jürgen Oeser will step up to the management team and will take responsibility for the business segments plant engineering and industrial services respectively. The company will stay at its current location in Obernburg am Main south-east of Rhine-Main’s metropolitan area.