Funds managed by CapMan Buyout have agreed to sell their holdings in MPT Sweden AB to Holta Invest.
CapMan Buyout funds have continued successful exits from portfolio companies of which MPT Sweden is the fourth transaction within the last seven months.
MPT is specialised in the production of metal powders and crushed metals especially for the welding, hardfacing and steel industries. MPT is the global leader in its business sector and exports its products throughout the world. The headquarter of MPT is located in Ekshärad, Sweden and it employs a total of 23 persons. MPT’s turnover for 2017 was MEUR 33 and reported EBITDA MEUR 1.9. Funds managed by CapMan acquired MPT in 2009.
“During CapMan’s ownership the business of MPT has become more scalable and it has achieved a solid position within its niche. The company has strengthened its organisation, reached new markets and broaden its product assortment for its current customers,” says Tobias Karte, Investment Director at CapMan Buyout and responsible for the investment in MPT.
“We are pleased to have Holta Invest as a new majority owner. Holta Invest has a vision, which is well in line with how we think MPT should be developed going forward, and together with their expertise from other investments in this sector, I am convinced we will be able to build MPT into a stronger company,” says CEO of MPT, Daniel Styrenius.
Livingstone acted as financial advisor and Baker McKenzie as legal advisor to CapMan Buyout in the transaction.
The CapMan Buyout team comprises 12 investment professionals working in Helsinki and Stockholm and the funds managed by CapMan Buyout invest in medium-sized, unlisted companies in the Nordic countries.
For more information, please contact:
Tobias Karte, Investment Director, CapMan Buyout, tel. +46 733 442 896
Daniel Styrenius, CEO, MPT Sweden AB, tel. +46 701 014 244