DZ BANK AG, together with MidCap Alliance, exclusively advised the founder and sole shareholder on the sale of all shares in Bernd Richter GmbH (“Bernd Richter”) to Amphenol Corporation (“Amphenol”).
Founded in 1993, Bernd Richter is a leading international developer and manufacturer of innovative, customer-specific cable and connector solutions for medical applications. A particular focus of the company headquartered in Wipperfuerth/North Rhine Westphalia are highly regulated products for invasive and non-invasive cardiology and electrophysiology applications. With its sales office in the US the company supplies an international blue-chip customer base of leading med-tech OEM’s with customized cable assemblies.
Under the wings of the new owner, Amphenol Corporation, Bernd Richter GmbH will be able to strengthen and expand its market position as a high-tech supplier for sophisticated med-tech applications both nationally and internationally.
Amphenol is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of electronic connectors, cables and sensor solutions for various applications such as communications and information processing, including cable television, cellular telephone and data communication and information processing systems; aerospace and defense electronics; and automotive, rail and other transportation and industrials. The stock-listed US company (NYSE:APH) employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. With this transaction, the company will expand its expertise and product range in the med-tech sector while also strengthening its operational presence in the European market.