Exclusive Financial Advisor to Antrimon Group

Exclusive Financial Advisor to Stefan Schimon, sole shareholder of Antrimon Group AG, on the successful sale to Swiss Factory Group AG

Transaction
Author
IFBC Team
Date
31/10/2023

On 1 July 2023, the two companies Antrimon Group AG (Antrimon) and Swiss Factory Group AG (SwissFactory.Group) announced a transaction. SwissFactory.Group will acquire the leading-edge provider of innovative, sustainable mechatronic systems. As a strategic and long-term partner, Antrimon offers a full range of services from project & innovation management, mechatronic development and laboratory, sourcing, industrialization to product life cycle management. As part of the SwissFactory.Group, Antrimon has the best prerequisites to meet customer expectations and needs even better and to develop further. With this step, Dipl. Ing./EMBA Stefan Schimon secures a future for his company and his employees in an innovative, digitalized and diversified industrial group, to which he will contribute his knowledge and experience in the future as a shareholder and member of the Board of Directors.

Support by IFBC

IFBC accompanied Stefan Schimon, the founder and owner of Antrimon, as exclusive financial and M&A advisor during the entire sales process. In particular, IFBC developed an attractive transaction structure and accompanied the contract and purchase price negotiations. Together with the buyer, the potentials and synergies were identified, bringing SwissFactory.Group a big step closer to its vision “We are the Swiss Factory for apparatus, equipment & machinery in the B2B sector”.

About the Antrimon Group AG

The company, headquartered in Muri, realizes integrated solutions that are optimal in ecological, economic and social terms, and is in every respect the best total solution provider for integrated systems comprising mechanics, electronics and software. With the vision “Excellence in sustainable mechatronic systems, from a single source” Antrimon is committed to developing products for a climate-friendly economy and to using the resources available to the world sparingly. Through this and the combination of multiple synergies, Antrimon creates added value for its customers. The 70 employees manage projects from almost all technical sectors, including medical, e-mobility, building technology, mechanical engineering, robotics & automotive, and bring mechatronic projects to success with team spirit and enthusiasm.

About the SwissFactory.Group

The company, headquartered in Neuenegg near Bern, was founded in November 2020. With its vision “We are the Swiss factory” and the association of innovative SMEs with complementary manufacturing & assembly technologies as well as complementary engineering know-how, the group of companies aims to make a significant contribution to the reindustrialization of Switzerland as a manufacturing location. With innovative approaches, the SwissFactory.Group wants to redefine the manufacturing of apparatus, devices, machines, robots and vehicles in Switzerland – especially in the B2B sector. The companies of the SwissFactory.Group work for high-tech industries such as MedTech, GreenTech, semiconductors, vacuum, optics, metrology or aerospace, but also for classic industries such as the machinery, power generation or automotive industries. It employs around 450 people.

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