Clearwater International Germany advises LINDE + WIEMANN on the sale of Gebr. RATH Werkzeugbau to a consortium of investors

Clearwater International Germany has advised LINDE + WIEMANN on the sale of Gebr. RATH Werkzeugbau (RATH) to Accursia Capital and Navigator Capital.

Founded in 1945 and with headquarters in Kreuztal, Germany, RATH is a highly specialised manufacturer of tools and stamping technology. The company is a specialist in the production of large-scale, complex and high-quality tools for the automotive sector. RATH focuses on high-strength aluminium plates with complex geometries in the structural relevant areas of vehicles.

As a partner to the international automotive industry, LINDE + WIEMANN has been supplying global vehicle manufacturers and suppliers with structure-relevant components and groups for more than 70 years. LINDE + WIEMANN is an owner-managed, medium-sized company and has over 2,300 employees working at 17 locations worldwide.

Based in Munich, Germany, Accursia Capital is a private equity firm and invests in small and medium-sized industrial companies focusing on succession, restructuring and turnaround cases as well as carve-out situations.

Navigator Capital is an investment holding company based in Munich, and specialises in investing in companies with increased management requirements.