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SMT Scharf: A Hidden Champion For Sale

SMT Scharf (OTC:SMTAF) is a German mining equipment manufacturer with 90% of its revenues coming from abroad. The company has an enterprise value of about €85 million and is the global market leader and technology leader for rail-bound railway systems. Its success is not only measurable by market share (40 % of rail-bound railway systems installed worldwide are from SMT Scharf; in South Africa the company enjoys a stunning 100% market share in the sector of monorails), but also in the maybe even more important "share of mind": In fact, in some countries miners call rail-bound mining railway systems the "Scharfs". This is undoubtedly due the excellent worldwide reputation this specialist engineering company has been able to build...

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