SCHROTH, with sites in Germany and the USA, is the # 2 restraint systems manufacturer in the global aircraft and military ground vehicle markets.

The aftermarket business contributes more than 40% of total revenue.

A strong military business could partly compensate the negative sales impact of Covid on Schroth’s aviation business in 2020. Despite Covid, Schroth was able to maintain its EBITDA-margin due to its highly scalable cost structure.

Since the acquisition, the focus has been on strengthening SCHROTH’s international sales set-up, on operational efficiency and investments into new advanced products to complete the product range.

SCHROTH’s EBITDA increased by c. 50% since the acquisition.

  • Deal type: Corporate carve-out
  • Acquired: 2018
  • Employees: c. 200
  • Sales: c. EUR 35m (2020)