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April 02 2020

Translink Corporate Finance advises the owners of IMD Group, a provider of installation services in the field of underground cable laying and pipeline engineering, on the sale of their shares to Deutsche Beteiligungs AG.

The IMD Group, headquartered in Lehrte, Germany, is one of the leading infrastructure service providers of energy distribution systems in the medium and low voltage range, gas, water and district heating networks as well as telecommunication networks. IMD works as an expert in the technical network development for well-known energy supply companies and industrial enterprises in Northwest Germany.

Deutsche Beteiligungs AG is a listed private equity house with focus on investments in German mid-sized companies, based in Frankfurt am Main. Founded in 1965, the focus is on companies from industrial sectors that are particularly strong in international comparison.

The acquisition complements the strategy of Deutsche Beteiligungs AG to build a nationwide infrastructure services group in the telecommunications sector.

Translink Corporate Finance acted as exclusive M&A advisor to the shareholders of IMD Group on this transaction.

Andreas Ahmann & Josef Wichmann, Managing Partners IMD Group:

“Working with Translink Corporate Finance was characterised by an efficient, professional, honest and successful approach. We greatly appreciated the expertise and experience of Mr. Andreas Hüchting and Mr. Carsten Wolter and would like to thank them for their excellent cooperation.”

Contact the involved Team Members in Germany:

Andreas Hüchting, Partner: ahuechting@translinkcf.com
Carsten Wolter, Analyst: cwolter@translinkcf.com

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