Kloepfel Corporate Finance advises Alpina Partners

Munich, August 2016 – Kloepfel Corporate Finance was able to win over the shareholders of via optronics GmbH (VIAO), one of the leading producers in the field of optical bonding and display solutions and advised the company on the sale to Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. (IMI), a listed company and part of the Ayala Group based in the Philippines.

IMI is one of the world’s leading electronic manufacturing service providers and a manufacturer of semiconductor modules as well as an service provider for inspections. The company acquires about 76% of the shares in VIAO for a total purchase price of €47.7 million. Jürgen Eichner, the company’s founder, retains a 24% stake in the business. Alpina Partners’ stake of 55 % will be sold as part of the transaction. The Group has held a stake in VIAO since June 2010.

Jörg Sperling, managing partner of Alpina Partner, comments: “We would like to thank the Kloepfel Corporate Finance team for the high level of commitment and professional implementation of the entire process in all phases of the transaction. The market knowledge of Kloepfel Corporate Finance was decisive for an excellent transaction result with a financially strong and synergetic new owner from the shareholders’ point of view”.

The entire M&A process was structured and supported by Kloepfel Corporate Finance.