CERTINA Group acquires Boehringer Gastro Profi GmbH
CERTINA Retail AG, a subsidiary of the CERTINA Group, acquired 100% of the shares in Boehringer Gastro Profi GmbH, a subsidiary of the WMF Group, as part of a share deal. The transaction became legal on May 15, 2020.
- Anchor investment in the area of commercial kitchen planning and catering equipment
- Focus on organic growth, regional expansion and digitalization
- Long-term orientation and optimization of service offer
Boehringer Gastro Profi GmbH is an independent brand with 140 years of tradition and specialises in table top catering equipment and commercial kitchen planning including installation. Boehringer’s main market is in the catering and hotel industries.
Holger Schmidt (CEO CERTINA Retail AG):
“We are pleased to have acquired Boehringer Gastro Profi, a company rich in tradition with proven expertise and a loyal customer base, and thank WMF for the trust they have placed in us.
At Boehringer Gastro Profi, we see significant potential for increasing value through the optimization and expansion of the service portfolio and regional expansion. ”“
Dietmar Schwarzer, Managing Director Boehringer Gastro Profi GmbH:
“With CERTINA we have found a sustainably focused shareholder who supports our strategy of cross-regional expansion and the development of digital expertise.”
Mr. Johan van Riet, President SEB Professional responsible for the business units Professional Coffee Machines and Hotel of the WMF Group:
“We are delighted to have found an investor in CERTINA who wants to run Boehringer Gastro Profi’s business in the long term. We are convinced that CERTINA has the necessary sensitivity for medium-sized companies and the necessary industry expertise. “
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