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Company Overview of Xella International GmbH

Company Overview

Xella International GmbH develops, manufactures, and markets building materials, dry lining panels, and lime and limestone products. It offers building materials, including autoclaved aerated concrete, calcium silicate units, and mineral insulation boards; and dry lining products, such as gypsum fiber boards, fire protection boards, and cement-bonded drywall system boards. Xella International GmbH was founded in 2002 and is based in Duisburg, Germany. It has plants, and sales and marketing organizations in Germany and internationally. Xella International GmbH is a former subsidiary of Franz Haniel & Cie. GMBH.

Düsseldorfer Landstraße 395

Duisburg,  47259


Founded in 2002


49 203 60880 0


49 203 60880 9195

Key Executives for Xella International GmbH

Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Member of Management Board
Age: 44
Chief Financial Officer and Member of Management Board
Age: 53
Sales Director of Xella Deutschland
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Xella International GmbH Key Developments

Xella Sale Process Initiated

Stake in Xella International GmbH could be sold. Xella International announced that its owners have decided to initiate a sale process. Sources told Reuters in June 2016 that PAI Partners and investment arm of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) have mandated Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to sell Xella after failing to float it in 2015. The sources then stated that the potential sale could fetch more than €1.8 billion.

Apollo Reportedly Among Potential Suitors For Xella

Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) may acquire a stake in Xella International GmbH. Bloomberg reported quoting people close to the matter as saying that Apollo is among the potential suitors that have shown interest in acquiring a stake in Xella. The report added that th epotentia deal coule bring in more than $2.25 billion. Shares of Apollo rose to trade in the range of $12.35 - $19.83. Source, seeking anonymity, stated that Bain Capital Ventures, Lone Star Funds, Cinven Limited, Triton, and The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) are considering bids for the business. They added that information is expected to go out to potential bidders in September 2016. Owners, PAI Partners and the private equity arm of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS), are working with Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to find a buyer, the news report said.

Xella Group Appoints Dr. Jochen Fabritius as CEO of the Company with Effect from 1 March 2016

The shareholders of the Xella Group have appointed Dr. Jochen Fabritius as CEO of the company with effect from 1 March 2016. Fabritius has been on the management board of the Xella Group since 1 November 2014 in his role as COO. He will remain COO and also retain responsibility for the technology division in his new role. Fabritius succeeds Jan Buck-Emden, who left the company in October 2015. Since then, the company has been jointly managed by Dr. Jochen Fabritius and CFO Jürgen Wiecha.

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