September 04 2020

Translink advises the owner of Carbox on the sale to CalixKlippan AB

Translink Corporate Finance advises the owner of Carbox GmbH & Co. KG, a leading supplier of custom-fit car accessories in trunk trays and footwell shells, on the sale of its shares to the Swedish company CalixKlippan AB.

CalixKlippan is a privately owned Swedish group that supplies both the automotive industry and the aftermarket with products like vacuum formed roof boxes and trunk linings. With state-of-the-art production facilities, experience and expertise, CalixKlippan guarantees its customers high quality products. This transaction will provide CalixKlippan access to further important German OEMs and will result in an expansion of the existing product portfolio.

As a family business in its third generation, Carbox produces trunk trays and footwell trays for end customers and OEM's from all over the world. Since 1908, the company has been delivering innovative car accessories in perfect quality "Made in Germany". Development, design, production, and sales are located in Achim (Northern Germany) from there the whole world is supplied with customized products.

Stefan Bellinger, Managing Partner of Carbox: "CalixKlippan is the best possible new owner for Carbox. The transaction focused support by Translink was crucial for our success. The cooperation with Andreas Hüchting and Carsten Wolter was based on a high level of trust and professionalism. I want to thank the Translink team for their strong support.”

About Translink in Germany
Translink Corporate Finance GmbH & Co. KG with its offices in Frankfurt and Bremen covers Translink’s business in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It is composed of seasoned finance and M&A professionals who have in-depth experience in a variety of sectors and disciplines.

About Translink in Sweden
Anecta Translink, our partner in Sweden, is a M&A-advisor working with national and cross-border transactions from offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Jönköping and Malmö. The company's success in this segment is based on a wide industrial network and the fact that many of the team members have backgrounds as executives in Swedish industrials.

Contact the involved Team Members in Germany and Sweden:
Andreas Huechting, Partner:
Niklas Wilhelmsson, Partner:
Carsten Wolter, Analyst:


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