Quantum Partners advises Kempf Group and its shareholders on the acquisition of KeyBAKE Bakeware & Coatings B.V.


Project highlights

Kempf Group takes over the majority of the KeyBAKE Bakeware & Coatings B.V. shares from the two managing founders, Linda Troisfontaine and Joop Kornelis. The transaction allows both companies to strengthen their position in the international bakeware and coating market and to extend their product range. As basis for future growth significant investments are planned for the Dutch manufacturing site for next year.

Guido Kempf commented on the acquisition announcement: “We are very excited to combine the knowledge and strength of KEMPF and KeyBAKE. The result is the optimization of two industry-leading companies and the ability to provide high-quality bakeware and coatings throughout Europe and beyond.”

Joop Kornelis: “I am pleased that we found with KEMPF a partner with the same DNA, a family-owned reliable company, with the same strategy, to continue our growth and secure the future for KeyBAKE Bakeware and Coatings. We now are able to provide our customers with a wider range of bakeware, coatings and service.”

Linda Troisfontaine stated: “I am very proud to observe that our company has gained a good reputation in the national and international bakery world for customer focus, technical solutions and professional support. With this combination, KeyBAKE will be prepared for the future and we can be the partner for all national and international customers with a very extensive product range.”

About Kempf Group

Kempf GmbH bakeware & coating with its associated companies is a third-generation, medium-sized German family business. The group is the leading European manufacturer of industrial baking trays, baking tins and non-stick coatings.

About Keybake

KeyBAKE Bakeware & Coatings B.V. is also a manufacturer of industrial baking tins and trays. From its headquarters in Dronten, the Netherlands, the company supplies industrial customers throughout Europe.

About Quantum Partners

Quantum Partners GmbH, headquartered in Munich, is a specialized corporate finance advisor that provides support for the sale and purchase of companies as well as financing.