In its 1st acquisition in a few years, Roland Berger has picked up POLARIXPARTNER, a management consultancy with a staff of about 30 workers in Germany.
Incredibly hot on the heels of Stefan Schaible’s expansion-centered unveilings in Manager Magazin, Roland Berger has announced its initial offer in 35 months.
The CEO of Roland Berger admitted that the technique and management consulting company is doing work toward an formidable development agenda, aimed at hitting €1 billion in revenues in the coming a long time (up from just about €750 million currently), with inorganic advancement an integral aspect of the drive.
Kicking off its deal agenda is POLARIXPARTNER, a Saarburg-dependent player specialised in tactic improvement, merchandise teardown, value engineering, and cost and process optimisation in production-oriented sectors these kinds of as automotive, healthcare technology, pharmaceutical, aerospace, and plant engineering.
The deal comes on the again of a period of collaboration concerning the two companies, in individual around technological value optimisation jobs in Germany. “POLARIXPARTNER strengthens Roland Berger’s worth chain and wide services portfolio,” stated Marcus Berret, World Taking care of Director at Roland Berger.
“They not only complement us operationally, but we also share the similar philosophy – we deliver measurable effects to purchasers and support them control the key transformations of our time. The becoming a member of of forces is a all-natural healthy, combining unparalleled business know-how, European heritage and a worldwide state of mind.”
For POLARIXPARTNER, the merger into Roland Berger indicates the business will be in a position to tap into a community of 2,700+ staff members throughout the world, and combine with a person of the main producing consultancies in the marketplace.
CEO Markus Wiederstein: “Roland Berger is the only European voice among the the important worldwide administration consulting companies, so the excellent lover for us. They will boost our offerings and assistance open up the door to new marketplaces.”
Turning to bargains is a uncommon go for Roland Berger, even though that is rumoured to modify in the a long time in advance. According to Consultancy.org’s M&A databases, the organization only shut two deals in the earlier decade: Enovation in the United States (2019) and FMC Consultants in Germany (2015).
In the meantime, Roland Berger has on many situations productively fended off hostile merger attacks from rivals, which include coming an inch close to being absorbed by a Significant 4 firm in 2013.