Halder exits GEKA-Group supported by OMF

OMF advised private equity fund Halder in the sale of its majority stake in GEKA Holding GmbH, Bechhofen, to financial investor 3i. The transaction is subject to merger control clearance.

With 650 employees and annual sales of EUR 110 m. (2011) GEKA-Group is a leading manufacturer of packaging systems for the cosmetics industry. Among GEKA's customers are large cosmetics producers such as AVON, Chanel and Procter & Gamble.

From 1999 to 2004 Halder was invested in GEKA with a predecessor fund. The team which practices today at OMF, also advised Halder in the first acquisition of GEKA, its exit in 2004 and the anew investment in 2007.

The team of OMF comprised Dr. Hans-Jochen Otto, Dr. Gabriele Fontane and Dr. Thomas Hofacker.

Dr. Hans-Jochen Otto
Tel.:     +49 69 450013–500

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