AURELIUS completes acquisition of leading manufacturer of water and waste water valves VAG
Munich, November 27, 2018 – AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA (ISIN DE000A0JK2A8) has completed the acquisition of VAG, the Mannheim-based manufacturer of water and waste water valves from U.S.-based Rexnord.
As a globally active company, VAG is one of the leading suppliers of valves for water treatment and distribution, waste water management, dams, power stations and the energy industry. With approx. 1,200 employees, VAG generated sales of almost EUR 200 million in its 2017/18 financial year. VAG is known and appreciated throughout the world for its market-leading know-how in product development and bears the quality seal “Engineering made in Germany.” The company has six production facilities in Germany, the Czech Republic, China, India, South Africa and the United States, as well as 14 own sales offices that sell VAG’s products and services in more than 100 countries of the world. VAG operates both in the global project business and in the production and distribution of standard applications.