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Company Acquisition

Proventis Partners advised Sukano

Zurich, February 1, 2024 – Proventis Partners advised Sukano on the acquisition of the majority stake in KAYS Kft.

The Transaction

Sukano, a leading manufacturer of additive and color masterbatches, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the majority stake in KAYS Kft., a compounder specializing in engineering plastics. This transaction represents a significant milestone for both companies and provides decisive impetus for future growth.

The decision to take over is based on the strategic direction of both companies and their shared vision for the future. Through this association, the parties strive to combine forces and expertise and are confident that this development will contribute to a stronger and successful organization.
Both companies will continue to operate independently, ensuring a smooth transition for everyone involved.

Proventis Partners accompanied Sukano as exclusive M&A advisor throughout the entire process. The Proventis Partners transaction team insisted on Dr. Uwe Nickel (Partner) and Artur Maibach (Associate).

About Sukano

Sukano, founded in 1988 and headquartered in Switzerland, is a family-run global specialist in the development and production of additive and color masterbatches and compounds for polyesters, biopolymers and specialty plastics. The company relies on expertise and uses its technical knowledge to develop innovative products and services for the packaging, consumer goods, construction, healthcare and textiles markets.

With strategically located production facilities in Switzerland, USA and Malaysia, Sukano is able to leverage its global knowledge base to provide outstanding local customer support and generates additional customer value through flexibility, reliability, technical expertise and agility.

For more information about Sukano, visit

About KAYS Kft.

KAYS Kft., founded in 2004, is a family-run company in Hungary that specializes in the compounding of technical plastics with recycled material and high quality standards for the European market.

The company works with innovative solutions, extensive specialist knowledge and a wealth of experience to produce products of the highest quality for specific areas of application. Sustainability, the efficient use of resources and environmentally conscious thinking are firmly anchored in the corporate culture.

Further information about KAYS kft. can be found at

About Proventis Partners

Proventis Partners is a partner-led M&A consultancy whose clients predominantly include medium-sized family businesses, corporate groups and private equity funds. With 30 M&A advisors, Proventis Partners is one of the largest independent M&A advisors in the German-speaking region and looks back on more than 20 years of M&A experience and over 430 completed transactions. The M&A advisors with offices in Frankfurt, Hamburg and Zurich are active in the industrial, chemicals & materials, services, technology & media, consumer goods & retail and healthcare sectors. Exclusive membership in the Mergers Alliance – an international partnership of leading M&A specialists – enables Proventis Partners to support clients in 30 countries in the most important markets worldwide. The members of the Mergers Alliance with their more than 250 M&A professionals offer Proventis Partners and thus its customers unique access to local markets in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia and Africa.