Solar Specialist Sovello Launches International M&A-Process

(PresseBox) (Bitterfeld-Wolfen, ) - The management of Sovello, together with the preliminary trustee, Mr. Depping of dnp Depping, launches an international M&A-process
- Potential investors, who are committed to turnaround of the company, will be approached shortly and the process shall be swiftly completed
- KPMG Corporate Finance/M&A has been retained to conduct a structured process

The management of Sovello Germany has launched an international M&Aprocess.

Investors will be approached shortly and systematically and the process shall be swiftly completed. Key criteria for the selection of potential investors will be the commitment to the turnaround of Sovello as well as the ability to conclude the process in a swift manner.

A team of M&A-professionals from KPMG Corporate Finance is advising the management of Sovello to conduct a structured M&A-process. All efforts will further be closely coordinated with the preliminary trustee, Mr. Depping of dnp Depping, to maintain all options of a turnaround.

Sovello had revenues of around 200 million euros last year and employs around 1,250 people."Our company as part of the photovoltaic can be regarded as a promising business. The photovoltaic market will grow by another 20 percent per year. Several interested parties have already been in touch with us," CEO Reiner Beutel says.

"We consider Sovello a highly attractive investment opportunity, based on the STRING RIBBON(TM) technology, its proven technological competence with a stable high quality production process as well as access to attractive markets. As well as in the interest of the company as in the interests of creditors, we start - after a beauty contest for the financial advisor - an orderly bidding process in order to find the best investor for Sovello in the current environment," the preliminary insolvency administrator Depping adds. "The transaction can be structured alongside the German insolvency law to the specific needs of the investor."


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D-06766 Bitterfeld-Wolfen
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