PALFINGER acquired Bison

We advised PALFINGER

HSCie Customer

PALFINGER AG, Salzburg, Austria
For years already, PALFINGER has been amongst the leading manufacturers of hydraulic lifting, loading and handling systems.

Companies involved

Bison Group, Löbau, Germany
Bison is the market leader for hydraulic lifts for trucks in Germany and disposes of superior technology.


PALFINGER took over the Bison Group from its original family owners entirely. This allowed PALFINGER to strengthen its existing international product portfolio in this vigorous growth market and to take over market leadership in Germany.


HSCie advised PALFINGER on the acquisition process, amongst others with regards to valuation, due diligence and negotiations.

Year: 2004
Transaction value: Not published
Industry: Engineering and plant construction
Business field: Mergers & Acquisitions

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