M&A Deal Summary

Nordic Mezzanine and Segulah Advisor AB Acquires Gunnebo Industries AB

On August 21, 2008, mezzanine finance firm Nordic Mezzanine and private equity firm Segulah Advisor AB acquired manufacturing company Gunnebo Industries AB for 250M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Nordic Mezzanine’s 4th and Segulah Advisor AB’s 1st transaction in the Manufacturing sector.
  • This is Nordic Mezzanine’s 0th and Segulah Advisor AB’s 0th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Nordic Mezzanine’s 8th and Segulah Advisor AB’s 23rd transaction in Sweden.
Investment Fate
  • Gunnebo Industries AB was sold to a strategic buyer in 2019.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2008-08-21
Target Gunnebo Industries AB
Sector Manufacturing
Buyer(s) Nordic Mezzanine
Segulah Advisor AB
Deal Type Going Private
Deal Value 250M EUR

Target

Gunnebo Industries AB

Vasteras, Sweden
website
Gunnebo Industries AB engages in innovating, developing, manufacturing and selling products for material handling and other related applications. Gunnebo Industries AB supplies products such as blocks, sheaves, components for chain and wire rope slings, shackles, and chain, produced in Sweden, Norway and the USA. Gunnebo Industries has 9 sales offices covering every continent, as well as partners and distributors in an additional 50 countries, making its products available no matter where in the world they are needed. The quality of the products and expertise ensures safe and efficient operation, every time during all circumstances.

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Buyer(S) 2

Buyer

Nordic Mezzanine

Helsinki, Finland

Investor Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Mezzanine Finance Firm
Founded 1999
PE ASSETS 480M EUR
SizeMiddle-Market
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Nordic Mezzanine is an independent provider of mezzanine financing for buyouts, growth capital needs, and capital restructurings. Nordic will consider opportunities in a broad range of industry sectors and generally looks to invest in Scandinavia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Belgium. The Firm's target investment size is €10 to €40 million. Nordic Mezzanine was formed in 1999 and is based in Helsinki with an additional office in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 19 of 28
Sector (Manufacturing) 4 of 5
Type (Going Private) 2 of 2
Country (Sweden) 8 of 9
Year (2008) 3 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2008-06-24 Almondy AB

Torslanda, Sweden

Almondy AB is a bakery business focused on frozen cakes. Almondy bakes 75 000 cakes per day, sold all over the world.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2008-11-14 Powerlines Group GMBH

Vienna, Austria

Powerlines Group GMBH provides planning, installation and maintenance of catenary systems for railways and mass transit (metro, tram, trolley-bus). Powerlines Group GMBH was founded in 2003 and is based in Vienna, Austria.

Buy -
Buyer

Segulah Advisor AB

Stockholm, Sweden

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1994
PE ASSETS 8.0B SEK
SizeMega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Segulah Advisor AB is a Swedish private equity firm focused on buyouts of mid-sized companies throughout Scandinavia. Segulah seeks profitable companies with defensible market positions, strong development potential, and experienced management. The Firm targets companies with annual revenues upto SEK 2 billion. Segulah Advisor AB was formed in 1994 and is based in Stockholm.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 26 of 48
Sector (Manufacturing) 1 of 2
Type (Going Private) 1 of 1
Country (Sweden) 23 of 41
Year (2008) 4 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2008-06-24 Almondy AB

Torslanda, Sweden

Almondy AB is a bakery business focused on frozen cakes. Almondy bakes 75 000 cakes per day, sold all over the world.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2009-03-01 Skanska Prefab Mark

Sweden

Skanska Prefab Mark is a supplier of prefabricated concrete products for infrastructure.

Sell -