Inalfa Roof Systems Global construction player


Inalfa Roof Systems is the world's 2nd largest supplier of sunroofs and advanced panoramic roofs for the automotive industry. It is a hi-tech company with development and production facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia, which delivers to almost all major car manufacturers.

Worldwide #2 position

Worldwide #2 position

All major OEMs are customers

All major OEMs are customers

Sales and EBITDA doubled

Sales and EBITDA doubled


  • Transition of an international family business into a partnership with an experienced and ambitious management team
  • Accelerate international growth in a high-tech niche market
  • Diversify customer base to all major OEMs
  • Strengthen organisation and processes, introduce operational excellence
  • Open factories in Korea, China, Slovakia and Mexico - close to customers
  • Sales and EBITDA doubled, despite the 2009 economic crisis
  • After 9 years sold very successfully to a Chinese strategic buyer that continued the growth strategy

“I am grateful to all at Inalfa and AAC Capital for their contribution and support over the past years helping to transform the company into what it is now – a healthy, market-leading innovator in vehicle roof systems.”

Marcel Schabos, CEO Inalfa Roof Systems

Investment date

2002 - 2011

Deal type

Transition family-owned business




€ 390 million