H2 Equity Partners acquires Halex Group

H2 Equity Partners (“H2”) is pleased to announce that on October 1, 2013 it acquired HALEX Group (“HALEX”)

HALEX Group is a leading producer of extrusion dies and operator of hardening facilities in Germany, Italy and Romania formerly known as the Haarmann Group.

H2 Equity Partners (“H2”) is pleased to announce that on October 1, 2013 it acquired HALEX Group (“HALEX”), a leading producer of extrusion dies and operator of hardening facilities in Germany, Italy and Romania formerly known as the Haarmann Group.

HALEX generates over € 40 million in sales and offers employment to over 300 FTEs. HALEX operates four manufacturing sites where high-precision and quality extrusion dies are being developed and manufactured. Customers are pressing plants throughout Europe, where raw aluminium profiles are being produced for the automotive, construction, mechanical engineering and space industry. In addition, four hardening facilities offer services to the steel processing industry under the international brand HÄRTHA. The company is head-quartered in Aachen, Germany.

The companies that are part of HALEX have shown a stable performance over the recent years and have been resilient during the crisis. With the equity provided by H2, HALEX is able to build on its strong position in the extrusion dies and hardening market. H2 and management will work together to expand the international customer base, continue to develop market leading products and technologies and the continue to provide its customers with a leading and professional partner.