April 26, 2017

mutares sells FTW

mutares AG (ISIN: DE000A0SMSH2) has sold Fertigungstechnik Weisenfels GmbH to a German Family Office. The company is to be developed strategically within the new organization.

Fertigungstechnik Weissenfels (FTW) develops, manufactures and distributes highly accurate and dynamic NC rotary table systems and special devices for the machine tool industry. It employs about 100 people at its site in Weissenfels near Leipzig. FTW offers end-to-end solutions tailored to customers’ specifications, which can be integrated optimally in their machines. These customers include leading European machine tool manufacturers. The company was acquired in February 2010 from the German Römheld Group.

mutares has sold FTW to the Family Office of the Family Klement. The portfolio of the entrepreneurial family consists of several companies in the mechanical engineering industry with more than 400 employees and a global customer base. The Family Office follows a vertical integration strategy and acquires with FTW an ideal company to strengthen its position in the market for machine tool components. FTW is to be developed strategically within the new organization.

Company profile of mutares AG

mutares AG, Munich (www.mutares.de), acquires companies, that are being sold in the course of a repositioning process at their owners and that show a clear operational improvement potential. Getting engaged with its own teams, mutares actively supports its portfolio companies to achieve a clear value increase. The focus of the operational work is to ensure sustainable, long-term growth. The shares of mutares AG are listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “MUX” (ISIN: DE000A0SMSH2).

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mutares AG
Soh-Pih Mariette Nikolai
Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Tel. +49 89 9292776-0
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