Tyrol Equity Takes over Rim Producer BBS

Businessn.a. ♦ Published: February 27, 2012; 20:02 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian industrial hold, owned by Raiffeisen, Hypo Tyrol and Swarovski, acquired the insolvent German rim producer BBS.

Tyrol Equity Takes over Rim Producer BBS / Picture: © Vindobona.org

Industrial holding Tyrol Equity AG was founded in 2007. Major acquisitions were Eisbär Holding, Susopa and the automotive component supplier RSN Sihn (50.1%). Now, the German automotive supplier BBS, which employs 1,200 workers, was taken over by Tyrol Equity. BBS is one of the leading developer and producer of premium light rims. The company also had Formula-1 as customer. Last year,…