Capital Times Investment Company acted as a sole financial advisor on the sales of Dafmi, the largest CIS producer and supplier of brake systems for land transport, which is located in Dnepropetrovsk (Ukraine) to VATI Group, which is located in Volzhsky (Russia) through its subdivision VATI-AUTO. Capital Times' team acted as a sole financial advisor to the seller which is Ukrainian private individual.
Negotiating this deal, Capital Times seized the long-term competition between VATI-Auto Group (Russia) and TRIBO (Ukraine), the first-tier producers of asbestos products and car components in CIS.
Dafmi is the biggest manufacturer of the brake system components in CIS. Date of foundation - 31st of January, 1991. Formed as joint Ukrainian-Australian Company on the basis of Yuzhny Machine-Building Plant (Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine) in 2005 the company continues its activities as a separate legal entity.
About CJSC "VATI-AUTO":
The Company was founded on the basis of the Volga Asbestos & technical products Plant in April 2003 and is a member of the "VATI" Holding.
CJSC "VATI-AUTO" is the manufacturer, developer of non-asbestos gasket materials and products for the automotive industry. The cushioning materials and goods are supplied to such car manufacturers as: "AvtoVAZ" JSC , "ZMZ" JSC, «GM-AvtoVAZ" CJSC, "AVTODIZEL" JSA, "AvtoZaZ-MOTOR" ,"MMZ"