Clearwater International advises the shareholders of KMPT on sale to Andritz

Clearwater International acted as sole financial adviser to the shareholders of KMPT AG on the sale of 100% of the share capital of KMPT AG to Austrian-based technology company Andritz AG.

KMPT, headquartered in Vierkirchen near Munich, is a worldwide leading provider of innovative solutions for mechanical and thermal solid/liquid separation, offering Krauss-Maffei centrifuges, filters, dryers and systems, as well as after-sales services on a global basis. Customers are primarily from the chemical and pharmaceutical industries and with approximately 280 employees at its production sites and representative offices in Germany, USA, UK, France, Italy, Russia, China and India, KMPT generated sales of around €70m in 2009.