ANNUAL REPORT 2021
10 SIGNIFICANT CHANGES AFTER THE BALANCE SHEET DATE
On December 6th 2021, Feintool agreed to acquire Kienle + Spiess GmbH, a major manufacturer of stators and rotors for electric drives. The acquisition will significantly strengthen Feintool’s position in E-lamination and extend its manufacturing footprint. The approval by the antitrust authorities was received end of February 2022. The preliminary share purchase price is estimated at EUR 71 million plus debt and pension liabilities of around EUR 100 million and depends on purchase price elements such as net debt and actual working capital in relation to target working capital. The exact amount and distribution of the assets are not yet known. Kienle + Spiess GmbH generated sales of approximately EUR 140 million in 2020/2021.