Serafin Unternehmensgruppe acquires ECS AG

HSCie Customer

ECS (Eurocylinder Systems AG), Apolda, Germany
Eurocylinder Systems AG, based in Apolda, Germany, with sales of € 22 million, is among the top 5 producers of high pressure gas cylinders in Europe that serve as storage and transport containers for gases and are primarily used in construction and the production activities of various industries but also for special applications such as diving.

Companies involved

Serafin Unternehmensgruppe, Munich, Germany
Serafin Unternehmensgruppe is a Munich based diversified group of companies, whose philosophy derives from more than 150 years of entrepreneurial tradition of the Haindl family. With more than 2,800 employees and group companies located in Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, Serafin currently generates an annual turnover of approx. €500 million.


With the acquisition of ECS AG, Serafin expands its portfolio with another profitable niche player with significant market share and an entrenched business position as well as excellent market reputation in a classical industry. ECS AG will continue to operate as an independent company.


Hübner Schlösser & Cie initiated the transaction and advised the sellers on buyer research, Due Diligence, transaction structure and SPA negotiation.

Year: 2016
Transaction value: Not published
Branche: Industrial products
Geschäftsfeld: Mergers & Acquisitions

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