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ADLER Smart Solutions, a Full-Service Provider for Photovoltaic and Charging Infrastructure projects, takes growth partner EMERAM on board
Munich (DE), 6 February 2023 – ADLER Smart Solutions GmbH, a full-service provider for the development and implementation of photovoltaic and charging infrastructure projects, enters into a partnership with EMERAM, a leading growth investor for medium-sized companies in German-speaking countries. Tajo Adler, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, is pleased to continue driving the company forward together with EMERAM.
ADLER Smart Solutions follows a one-stop-shop approach along the value chain in fields of photovoltaic and charging infrastructure, starting with cleanenergy consulting, subsequent project development as well as realization (EPC) and ending with operations and maintenance solutions. The company specializes in complex large-scale projects and national rollouts and services with the current offering mainly blue-chip clients. At its headquarters in Hamburg and offices in Dresden and Munich, the company employs about 100 people.
Tajo Adler, CEO of ADLER Smart Solutions and founder of the company explains the reasons for the collaboration: “With EMERAM we have found an experienced and long-term oriented investor that will be a strong partner to take advantage of opportunities in our next growth phase. We continue to see immense growth potential in the fields of photovoltaic and charging infrastructure and want to take full advantage of this expected growth together with EMERAM.”
Kai Köppen, Managing Partner of EMERAM, explains: “We are looking forward to actively support ADLER Smart Solutions in driving the energy transition in the coming years. Adler Smart Solutions is a fast-growing engineering company and with its highly qualified employees represents an optimal platform for further investments in an attractive growth market.”
Matthias Obermeyr, Partner von EMERAM, adds: “Our cooperation with ADLER Smart Solutions is the first step of a wider renewable energy initiative. Our goal is to form a CleanTech Champion in the DACH region. We are actively searching for companies with a strategic fit to add to the group.“
EMERAM was advised by GLNS (Legal), FGS (Tax), A&M (Financial), conenergy (Commercial) and IEG (M&A).
ADLER Smart Solutions GmbH provides comprehensive support to companies in the four phases of conceptual design, project development, EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) and operational management to make it easier for them to be part of the sustainable energy and mobility transition.
The comprehensive in-house solutions for all necessary process steps from the initial concept to the long-term operational management of PV systems and charging infrastructure ensure the company a unique know-how transfer – for optimal design of its customers’ sustainable energy strategy and advice with regard to innovative operator models and the handling of the generated energy. The successful implementation of complex projects for both small and medium-sized businesses as well as large international corporations is proof of the individual and high-quality solutions for fully exploiting the power generation potential of real estate and buildings as well as the professional installation of charging infrastructure.
EMERAM is one of the leading investment managers for medium-sized companies in German-speaking countries. Funds advised by EMERAM provide more than 500 million euros of capital for the development of growing companies. The portfolio includes companies from the technology/software, value-added services and new consumer staples sectors. EMERAM acts as a long-term business development partner for its companies and promotes the sustainable growth (organic and inorganic) of the portfolio companies. In addition, the company focuses on the implementation of holistic ESG concepts.
Currently, the portfolio contains six platform investments with cumulatively more than 2,500 employees. The companies continuously achieve double-digit organic sales growth. In addition, a total of 30 add-on acquisitions accelerated the growth and enabled international expansion.