M&A Deal Summary

Boreo Acquires Machinery Group Oy

On February 3, 2020, Boreo acquired machinery company Machinery Group Oy from Preato Capital for 19M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Boreo’s 1st transaction in the Machinery sector.
  • This is Boreo’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Boreo’s 1st transaction in Finland.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2020-02-03
Target Machinery Group Oy
Sector Machinery
Buyer(s) Boreo
Sellers(s) Preato Capital
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 19M EUR

Target

Machinery Group Oy

Vantaa, Finland
website
Machinery Group Oy is a technology trading group organized in three main business areas, Power Systems Solutions, Construction Machines, and Mechanical Engineering. The offering comprises high-tech products within industrial engines, generators, construction machines as well as tools and machines for the process industry. Furthermore, Machinery offers maintenance and service of its installed solutions. Operations are conducted nationwide with around 84 employees and offices in Vantaa outside Helsinki as well as in Tampere and Joensuu.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Boreo

Vantaa, Finland

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Category Company
Founded 1969
Sector Electrical Equipment
Employees371
Revenue 98M EUR (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Boreo is a multinational electronics trading company importing electronic components and tools to Finland, Russia and Baltics. The company is an important component and production equipment supplier for demanding electronic and communication applications. The main business area covers products such as semiconductors, passive components, electromechanical components, test & measurement instruments and systems, power supplies and cables, production technology for electronics industry and tools for maintenance and repair. Boreo was founded in 1969 and is based in Vantaa, Finland.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Machinery) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
Country (Finland) 1 of 1
Year (2020) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1

Seller(S) 1

DESCRIPTION

Preato Capital is a private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in lower middle-market companies throughout Sweden and Finland. The Firm does not have any sector preferences and seeks profitable businesses with proven business models and stable cashflows. Preato Capital was established in 2004 and has offices in Stockholm and Helsinki.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Machinery) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
Country (Finland) 1 of 1
Year (2020) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-06-14 Boreo

Vantaa, Finland

Boreo is a multinational electronics trading company importing electronic components and tools to Finland, Russia and Baltics. The company is an important component and production equipment supplier for demanding electronic and communication applications. The main business area covers products such as semiconductors, passive components, electromechanical components, test & measurement instruments and systems, power supplies and cables, production technology for electronics industry and tools for maintenance and repair. Boreo was founded in 1969 and is based in Vantaa, Finland.

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