February 21, 2020
Technology, Semiconductors and Electronics, Industrials and Industrial Technology
Mergers and Acquisitions
GCA Advises Panasonic Corporation on the Sale of Vossloh-Schwabe to Fidelium Partners
GCA is pleased to announce we acted as exclusive financial advisor to Panasonic Corporation on its sale of Panasonic Lighting Europe GmbH, one of the leading providers of LED and conventional lighting solutions across Europe.
Employing a workforce of over 1,000 people, Panasonic Lighting Europe markets customized, high-end quality LED drivers, modules, optics and components for conventional lighting under the brand Vossloh-Schwabe. Vossloh-Schwabe draws on more than 100 years of experience in the lighting segment. Founded as a production site for lamp holders, the company has continuously evolved, becoming a provider of LED components and light management systems and a globally active player with more than 15 production sites and sales offices across the world. Vossloh-Schwabe enjoys an outstanding reputation for its strong R&D capabilities and serves a broad and loyal customer base in more than 90 countries worldwide.
"Vossloh-Schwabe offers great opportunities for sustainable and profitable growth. We are excited to work with the management to implement the identified operational improvement measures and to find an adequate stand-alone set-up to transform the company into an independent and successful SME," commented Rafal Grabarkiewicz, Managing Partner at Fidelium.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.