Liberta Partners, a Munich-based Multi-Family Office, has acquired the leading provider of monitoring, control and supervision systems, skytron energy. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. “skytron energy’s global footprint and technical track record make it a solid investment that fits well into our strategy of acquiring enterprises with strong growth potential,” said Dr. Peter Franke, Partner of Liberta Partners. “Its portfolio of products, services, and solutions make it a critical link in the solar energy value chain, allowing Liberta to gain a foothold in an exciting and growing industry.”
Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Berlin, Germany, skytron energy was an early pioneer in the solar energy industry and has, over the past three decades, evolved as a leading provider of monitoring systems for utility-scale solar power plants. To date, over 7 gigawatts (GW) of solar power generation assets around the world rely on its monitoring and control solutions. Liberta Partners is a group of long-term investors with extensive experience in managing mid- to large-sized companies. In order to realize skytron energy’s complete potential, Liberta Partners will exclusively prioritize skytron energy’s interests. All strategic decisions will be made together with the skytron energy management and future investments will focus on the company’s flagship products such as the SCADA software PVGuard®.
“With Liberta Partners, we have found a responsible investor, enabling skytron energy to further develop its range of innovative, high-quality monitoring systems solutions,” said Stephan Raulin, Head of Sales at skytron energy. “We expect the acquisition to be immediately accretive so that skytron energy cannot only maintain but expand its position as the worldwide technical leader in its sector.” Liberta Partner will be responsible for the management of skytron energy.