Wittur GmbH, Wiedenzhausen, Germany

 

Capvis participation:

2010

Transaction type:

Management Buyout

Sales:

EUR 340m

Staff:

2300

Ownership structure:

Triton (Mehrheit), Capvis (~28%), Co-Investor und Management

 

www.wittur.com

 

Wittur is the world?s leading independent supplier of components for the elevator industry. Core products include doors, safety components and gearless drives, as well as cars, slings, counterweight frames and hydraulic drives. These are designed for both new installations and modernisation projects. The Wittur Group operates eleven production plants around the globe, serving its customers via sales companies based in 21 countries.


Together with Triton as well as a Co-Investor and the Management, Capvis acquired the company from previous owners Goldman Sachs, Cerberus and Credit Suisse.