Fifth exit in 2022: Mutares has successfully sold its portfolio company STF Balcke-Dürr to C Capital

Munich, 22 December 2022 – Mutares SE & Co. KGaA (ISIN: DE000A2NB650) has successfully sold its portfolio company STF Balcke-Dürr S.r.l., which has been part of the Balcke-Dürr Group, to C Capital S.r.l.

STF was acquired in 2018 as add-on investment to the Balcke-Dürr Group. The company is active in the development, design, production and on-site assembly of heat exchanger components, titanium components and air filtration systems for various sectors. STF employs over 150 people at its three sites in Gerenzano, Marghera and Fontignano in Italy. With the company’s extensive know-how in innovative manufacturing methods and quality control standards, as well as in processing a wide range of materials, STF serves a diversified, international blue-chip customer base with all well-known oil & gas and petrochemical companies in its portfolio. In doing so, the company offers its customers not only exceptionally reliable, safe, and environmentally friendly solutions, but also customized solutions at short notice.

The integration of the remaining engineering and service businesses of Balcke-Dürr in Europe is being pursued with the newly acquired NEM Group in the Netherlands materializing significant synergies and providing a broad range of service offering to the extended customer base.

Johannes Laumann, CIO of Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, comments: “STF Balcke-Dürr sale marks our fifth exit in 2022. With the integration of the remaining business into NEM our customers will extensively benefit and we will streamline our operations.”