Clearwater International acted as sole financial adviser to Friedrich Wilhelm Richard Brökelmann on the sale of F.W. Brökelmann Aluminium GmbH & Co. KG to KNAUF INTERFER SE.
FWB Group, with locations in Germany and Poland, is a full-service provider of aluminium products for the automotive industry and producer of aluminium profiles for the construction and industrial sector. With approx. 350 employees, the group generates revenues of over €90m and is one of the major aluminium extrusion and processing companies in the German and European aluminium market, with over hundred years of experience.
KNAUF INTERFER SE is one of the leading distribution, processing and service companies for steel and aluminium in Europe. Based at more than 20 locations the company processes over 1 million tons of steel and aluminium per year. In 2014 KNAUF INTERFER defined five strategically independent business segments; Distribution, steel processing, steel service centre, cold rolling and aluminium. FWB will be integrated in the aluminium business segment of KNAUF INTERFER and further developed along with Interfer Aluminium GmbH.
Clearwater International, led by partner Markus Otto, advised the shareholder of F.W. Brökelmann Aluminium.