Deal Announcement

DC Advisory acted as exclusive financial advisor to Finatem on the sale of the TechnoPhysik Group to Leonhard Moll AG

07 Jun 2017

TechnoPhysik Group is a world-leading system supplier of high-quality thermal insulation and fire protection products for industrial applications, shipbuilding and the construction industry.

TechnoPhysik, founded in 1989, was acquired by Finatem in 2010 and has since then grown to become the world’s leading supplier of thermal insulation and fire protection products based on vermiculite, an ecologically harmless, fibre free and non-combustible natural mineral with superior temperature stability.

The Group consists of three companies: Techno-Physik Engineering (headquarter, Essen), Mineralka (production facilities in Slovenia und Austria), as well as Hoffmann Wärmedämmtechnik (press-moulded parts, Werdohl, acquired in 2012).

“DC Advisory and their industry expertise as well as strong roots within the German Mittelstand enabled the identification of the best possible buyer for TechnoPhysik Group“, says Eric Jungblut, Partner at Finatem.

Uwe Balshüsemann, CEO & President, TechnoPhysik, adds: “We are grateful to the transaction team of DC Advisory for the professional advice and great hands-on support troughout the process.”

Deal Team

Dr. Wolfgang Kazmierowski

Managing Director

Carsten Burger


Edward de Stigter

Assistant Director

Anton Gasteiger


About Finatem:
As an independent, partner-owned private equity company, Finatem invests in controlling interests primarily in the DACH region. Focus is on medium-sized companies with turnover of € 25m to € 125m and clear growth potential. With its extensive industrial experience and its international network as a co-founder of the leading private equity alliance “Alliance for Global Growth”, Finatem is a reliable partner for its portfolio companies and supports them in meeting the challenges of market globalization.

About Leonhard Moll:
Leonhard Moll, founded in 1894 as a building company, is a family holding operating the two business divisions colours and plaster (Keimfarben) as well as concrete products (LM Betonwerke). The acquisition of TechnoPhysik underlines their strategy of diversifying in the construction related industry.