Acquisition in the Specialty Chemicals segment

Schmid Rhyner acquires ISAtec GmbH, Wohlenschwil, Switzerland

Zurich, March 14, 2018. – Conzzeta has reported signing an agreement for the complete acquisition of ISAtec GmbH, a company based in Wohlenschwil, Switzerland. The transaction is planned to be concluded in the coming weeks. ISAtec is an expert in the development and production of silver and gold coatings. 

Schmid Rhyner, which belongs to the Conzzeta Group, is a global leader specializing in print finishing. To date, ISAtec GmbH has produced metallic coatings of the WESSCO POLAR brand for Schmid Rhyner. These products offer users innovative options for designing high-quality packaging and differentiating their products from the competition on the international market. By acquiring ISAtec GmbH, Schmid Rhyner is safeguarding the technology. Production will be transferred from Wohlenschwil to Schmid Rhyner’s site in Adliswil.

Jakob Rohner, CEO of Schmid Rhyner and member of the Executive Committee at Conzzeta, commented: “Together with ISAtec, we are bolstering our innovative strength and flexibility. We are combining our range of coatings even more effectively and will be able to respond to new requirements more quickly. Our customers will also benefit from more efficient production.” 


 

Extraordinary General Meeting: Special dividend approved

Zurich, September 27, 2019 – At the Extraordinary General Meeting of Conzzeta AG on September 27, 2019, shareholders approved the proposed special dividend by a large majority. 83.3% of the votes were represented.

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Increase of participation from 51% to 70%: Conzzeta acquires additional stake in DNE Laser

Zurich, August 27, 2019 – As part of the growth strategy in the Sheet Metal Processing segment, Conzzeta announces the signing of an equity transfer agreement to increase its participation in DNE Laser, Shenzhen, China, from 51% to 70%.

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Half-Year Report at June 30, 2019: First half of 2019 with expected slowdown

  • Market-related slowdown compared with strong previous-year period
  • Net revenue CHF 770.1 million; on a comparable1 basis 5.6% below the previous year
  • EBIT CHF 90.5 million, including divestment gain of CHF 30.6 million
  • EBIT margin excluding divestment gain stable at 7.6% of total revenue
  • Earnings per share A including divestment gain at CHF 34.76, up 66.0%
  • Extraordinary AGM with proposal for a special dividend of CHF 30.00 per share A
  • More decentralized management for accelerated strategic and operational development 
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