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Company Sale

Proventis Partners advised the shareholders of INUWAT AG in an owner’s buy-out as part of the succession solution.

Hamburg, 30.10.2019 – Proventis Partners has exclusively advised the shareholders of INU- WAT AG (“INUWAT”) on the sale of their shares and subsequent reinvestment.

The transaction

INUWAT AG, a group of process automation companies in the water treatment industry, has rearranged its shareholder structure as part of a succession solution and has taken on a group of operationally active private investors to develop the company further. Together, the dynamic growth of the company is to be continued, internationalized and new customer industries for its innovative products will be developed. The private investors will actively assume strategic tasks and projects within the company in order to position the organisation even better for the future and to leverage the established market position of the company.

The role of Proventis Partners

Proventis Partners advised the shareholders of INUWAT throughout the entire M&A process. The services included the preparation of the entire transaction documentation, the identification and approach of suitable investors, the coordination of the due diligence process, acquisition financing support for the private investors and the commercial negotiations of the transaction.


INUWAT, based in Kasendorf, emerged from a group of companies in the field of process automation and mechanical engineering for the water treatment industry. With around 100 employees, the group focuses on the development and assembly of innovative filtration systems and the subsequent automation of the process and control technology.

About Proventis Partners

Proventis Partners is a partner-managed M&A advisory firm whose clients include mainly corporate groups, medium-sized family businesses and private equity funds. With 30 professionals, Proventis Partners is active in the sectors Industrials, Business Services, Consumer & Retail, TMT, Healthcare and Energy and covers the German-speaking region with offices in Hamburg, Cologne, Munich and Zurich. Through its exclusive membership in Mergers Alliance – the international partnership of leading M&A specialists – Proventis Partners offers local market coverage in the 30 most important economies globally. The 20 members of the Mergers Alliance, with more than 200 M&A professionals, offer Proventis Partners and our client’s unique access to local markets in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia and Africa.