How to buy a engineering company in Germany

The engineering market in Germany

The engineering market in Germany is large. The country stands out for its high quality engineering in many fields. The professional title for an engineer is protected by law in Germany and you can only use the German word “Ingenieur” if you have gone through the accreditation process. Buying a position into the engineering market in Germany can be of high interest to many foreign firms. If you want to be ahead of new developments in this industry buying an engineering company in Germany is a wise move. German engineers have always been top of class by applying scientific principles to the design, construction, and maintenance for many different industries. The most important and well known industries where engineering companies are active is in automotive and machines of course.

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The type of engineering companies to buy in Germany

The engineering landscape is very diverse in Germany and ranges across many different industries . Many different type of engineering companies can be found in Germany. Our German M&A team is ready to help you find suited engineering companies to buy. Here is an overview of the type of engineering companies we come across in Germany:

  • Plant engineering
  • Process engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Engineering for electronics
  • Energy technology and renewable energies
  • Medical technology
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Automation and robotics
  • Railway engineering
  • Chemical engineering

Why to buy an engineering company in Germany?

Although it might be obvious we still want to give you some reasons why to buy a engineering company in Germany. Here some examples why Germany is an attractive country to buy a engineering company:

  • High quality engineering companies
  • Good education
  • High share of engineering workers in % of population
  • Strong emphasis on science and technology
  • Large historic engineering
  • Good research capabilities
  • World class manufacturing companies that have an engineering demand
  • Scientific engineering
  • Large number of middle sized family companies that have an engineering demand
  • Large number of world-class engineering manufacturing

Overview of the larger engineering companies in Germany

Engineering has a large impact on Germany and is in it’s heart and veins. Here an overview of some of the German engineering companies that have an important influence of on the engineering landscape locally as well as globally:

  • Behr GmbH & Co. KG
  • Berliner Maschinenbau
  • Bilfinger Berger Power Services
  • Bleichert
  • Bosch Rexroth
  • Bucher Hydraulics
  • Demag
  • Dürr AG
  • ElringKlinger
  • GEA Group
  • Gerresheimer
  • Glatt group
  • Grenzebach BSH
  • Heidelberger Druckmaschinen
  • Kapp Werkzeugmaschinen
  • KIMO Industrie Elektronik GmbH
  • Klöckner
  • Knippers Helbig
  • Körber Process Solutions
  • Krones
  • KTB mechatronics
  • KUKA Systems
  • MWM GmbH
  • Neuman & Esser
  • Nordex
  • Nukem Technologies
  • Odersun
  • Petrotest
  • Rational AG
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Rofin-Sinar
  • Schalker Eisenhütte Maschinenfabrik
  • Schaltbau Group
  • Schlaich Bergermann & Partner
  • SCHUNK
  • Senvion
  • Siemens

How to buy a company

Buy a business in Germany If you want to buy a engineering company it is good to start with an understand of the buying process in general. We want to help you and describe a large number of aspects that are involved in buying a business. This can be about the preparation to the steps involved in the buying process. Further information you will find about buying a company is about the legal part of the buying process. With European business acquisitions cross border aspects are important. Please read more about the preparation before buying a company in buying a business.

Buying a engineering company in Germany

We have people with strong skills on how to acquire an engineering company all across Europe including Germany. Our people are close to the engineering industry and know how to acquire companies in Germany. We understand the engineering landscape in Germany very well. Please get in touch with us if you want to know more about how to buy a engineering company in Germany.

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