Investment Summary

Exits Amas Group NV

On March 1, 2001, invested in business services company Amas Group NV from IK Partners

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Business Services sector.
  • This is transaction in the Netherlands.

Investment Summary

Date 2001-03-01
Target Amas Group NV
Sector Business Services
Sellers(s) IK Partners
Deal Type Trade Sale

Target

Amas Group NV

JH Hoofddorp, Netherlands
Amas Group NV is a air-freight forwarders in the Benelux countries. It holds strong positions in sea and road freight forwarding in certain niche markets such as flower bulbs.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

IK Partners

London, United Kingdom

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1989
PE ASSETS 14.0B EUR
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Ik Investment Partners Ltd. (Formerly Industri Kapital) is a private equity firm that targets control investments in mid-sized manufacturing and service companies located in select European countries. IK focuses on growth businesses located in the Benelux region, as well as Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Norway and Sweden. The firm looks to commit €50 to €150 million of equity capital per transaction and targets companies with 'a proven ability to generate significant cash flow' as well as an ability to 'sustain growth through various economic cycles'. IK Investment Partners was formerly known as Industry Kapital. IK Investment Partners was formed in 1989 and has offices in Hamburg, London, Paris, and Stockholm.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 15 of 104
Sector (Business Services) 5 of 11
Type (Trade Sale) 2 of 3
Country (Netherlands) 1 of 8
Year (2001) 1 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2001-02-01 Fives

Paris, France

Fives is an international industrial engineering group that designs and produces equipment, primarily for the automotive, steel and aluminium industries. Fives has participated in the modernization of various global industries, including steel, aluminium, cement, energy, and more recently, the automotive and aerospace industries, as well as logistics. The group’s rich history is grounded in constant innovation, development of proprietary technologies, international expansion and a pioneering spirit. This enables Fives to have a comprehensive global vision of the various industries in which it operates, as well as strong expertise in the design of critical equipment and solutions for industrial processes. Fives was founded in 1812 and is based in Paris, France.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2001-06-01 Perstorp

Malmo, Sweden

Perstorp is a provider in the production of specialty chemical additives notably for the coatings and resin industries. Perstorp was founded in 1881 and is based in Malmo, Sweden.

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