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> With effect from July 19, 2019, the German SACS Boysen Aerospace Group sells the Boysen distribution business, one of the leading distributors of high-quality fastening solutions for the aerospace industry, to the Swiss listed company Bossard Group.
> Aquin acted as exclusive M&A advisor to Oliver Dratius and Achim Mayenberger, the owners of the SACS Boysen Aerospace Group.

Strategic Logic

> With the sale of the Boysen distribution business, the SACS Boysen Aerospace Group is placing its strategic focus on the expansion of the vertical integration and further growth of their development and production company SACS.
> With this major acquisition, the Bossard Group can further strengthen its distribution expertise in the aerospace industry. It is also in line with Bossard’s profitability-oriented growth strategy.


> The distribution company Boysen, founded in 1967 and headquartered in Munich, has a superior reputation for fastening solutions for the aerospace industry and generates an annual turnover of approx. 26 million EUR. The main sales market is Europe.
> Boysen provides screws, nuts, washers, inserts and other fastening products mainly for OEMs, Tier 1 and 2 as well as Airline MRO business.
> The company employs 54 people and has further locations in Hamburg and Irving (Texas), USA.


> The Bossard Group, headquartered in Zug (Switzerland) and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, is an internationally active trading and logistics company. It is among the market leaders in fastening technology in Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. The product portfolio includes the full range of high-quality fastening products such as screws, nuts, bolts, washers and pins.
> With 2,500 employees in 77 locations worldwide, the global network of companies generates sales of approximately CHF 870 million.

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