März 2013

Rothgordt & Cie. unterstützt ECM Equity Capital Managementals Commercial Advisor beim Erwerb von Bergmann Automotive.


We are pleased to inform you that Rothgordt & Cie. acted as Commercial Advisor to ECM Equity Capital Management on the acquisition of Bergmann Automotive.

Bergmann Automotive is one of the three leading suppliers of cylinder liners in Europe, used mainly in aluminium engine blocks. As an important partner and key supplier for the international automotive industry Bergmann Automotive has been successful based on its competence in centrifugal casting and mechanical finishing and its high product quality. The company generated sales of more than EUR 40 million in 2012 with approx. 175 employees. In partnership with the management, ECM aims to support Bergmann Automotive to realise its international growth potential by, amongst others, investing in expanding its production capacities.

ECM is an independent private equity firm and manages the private equity fund GEP IV with capital commitments of EUR 230 million. The investment focus is on mid-sized companies with revenues of EUR 20 million to EUR 250 million.