Kai Capital Management acquires Hassia-Redatron

With effect of 1 December 2010, Kai Capital Management GmbH & Co. KGaA has acquired a majority interest in packaging machine manufacturer HASSIA-REDATRON, head- quartered in Butzbach, Germany through the purchase of HASSIA-REDATRON’s operating assets.

HASSIA-REDATRON has 49 employees and was forced into insolvency in November 2009 as a result of the insolvency of its parent company. HASSIA-REDATRON’s high quality products, loyal customer base and continuous customer orders, even throughout the insolvency proceedings, allowed  the insolvency administrator to continue operating the company.

HASSIA-REDATRON is a specialized and internationally oriented supplier of high quality tubular pouching packaging machines. HASSIA-REDATRON’s product portfolio includes custom tailored tubular bag, sealed edge and stick pack packaging solutions. HASSIA-REDATRON’s customer base includes customers such as Procter & Gamble, L'Oréal, Colgate, Unilever, 3M and Wacker Chemie.

The owner of the US American packaging machine company, Circle Packaging Machinery, Inc. and Campbell Wrapper Corporation, John Dykema acquired a minority stake in HASSIA-REDATRON and will service HASSIA-REDATRON’s customer base in North America.

Kai Capital Management acquires medium-sized companies, which are in special circumstances, including situations of financial distress. In its portfolio companies, Kai Capital Management forms a partnership with the operational senior management. Kai Capital Management’s focus lies on the mid and long-term strategic development and value creation of its portfolio companies.


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