S&B Strategy advises Kälte Eckert Group on the acquisition of Meilbeck Kälte- und Klimatechnik GmbH

Our team advised Kälte Eckert Group, a portfolio company of Triton Partners, on the acquisition of Meilbeck Kälte- und Klimatechnik GmbH. The transaction was signed in June 2023.

Kälte Eckert is one of the leading specialists for the installation and maintenance of refrigeration systems with a focus on natural refrigeration. The service portfolio ranges from consulting and planning to the installation and maintenance of systems. Kälte Eckert and its seven group companies currently employ over 100 people throughout Germany.

Meilbeck is a refrigeration specialist for CO2-based systems and customised control technology based in Grünberg near Giessen. In addition to commercial and industrial customers, the focus is on the food retail sector. The takeover of Meilbeck by Kälte Eckert secures the long-term succession of the company and enables the further expansion of high-quality services in the greater Giessen area.

Our team supported Kälte Eckert comprehensively as M&A advisor during the entire acquisition process up to the successful signing.

Quick Facts


  • June 2023

Kälte Eckert Group

  • Leading group for the installation and maintenance of refrigeration systems
  • Focus on natural refrigeration
  • Over 100 employees throughout Germany
  • Group headquarters in Markgröningen


  • Expert for highly efficient CO2-based refrigeration systems with customised control technology including monitoring
  • Customer focus includes food retailers as well as commercial and industrial customers
  • Location in Grünberg near Gießen

Deal Value

  • Undisclosed


  • M&A Sell-Side Advisory


  • Patrick Seidler, Managing Partner
  • Maximilian Maurer, Senior Manager



Patrick Seidler

Patrick is a founding partner of S&B Strategy GmbH and is responsible for M&A.

With over 12 years of experience as a managing director, consultant and manager with a focus on corporate and investor acquisitions, he is a proven expert in M&A – both for buy- and sell-side mandates. Patrick gained extensive experience in the deals division of PwC, on the management board of Hubert Burda Media and in M&A and strategy projects for national and international clients in Europe and Asia. Patrick completed his Master’s degree in Business Administration at the Amsterdam Business School.

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Maximilian Maurer

Maximilian Maurer

Maximilian holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Passau. He has several years of professional experience as founder of an FMCG retail company and at the Big-Four consultancies EY and PwC, as well as at a strategy boutique.

Maximilian gained extensive experience in commercial deals and M&A through his project work in the construction supply and software industry.

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