- EQT Opportunity sells TitanX, a leading company in the global truck cooling market
- During EQT Opportunity´s ownership, TitanX has been developed from a carve-out of three factories to a global technology leader in the engine and oil cooling space
Tata AutoComp Systems Ltd (“Tata AutoComp”), EQT Opportunity (“EQT”) and Fouriertransform (“Fourier”) have entered into an agreement whereby Tata AutoComp will acquire TitanX Engine Cooling (“TitanX” or “The Company”).
TitanX is a world leading supplier of powertrain cooling solutions for commercial vehicles. The Company serves most of the western world’s OEMs, including Volvo Trucks, Scania, Iveco and Daimler. TitanX has a yearly turnover of SEK 1.6 billion and manufactures in Sweden, USA, Mexico, Brazil and China.
Tata AutoComp is part of the Tata Group of India, a conglomerate which includes companies such as Jaguar Land Rover in UK and Daewoo Motors in Korea. Tata AutoComp is one of India’s leading vehicle component groups with customers across automotive sectors, from passenger cars to heavy duty trucks and agriculture vehicles.
“Under EQT and Fourier’s ownership, TitanX has developed from a carve-out of three factories to a renowned and leading player in the global truck cooling market” says Magnus Hillestad, Director at EQT Partners and Investment Advisor to EQT Opportunity. “EQT is proud to sell TitanX to Tata AutoComp, a great strategic owner for the continued development and growth of TitanX.”
With Tata AutoComp as a new owner, TitanX will be able to leverage their Asian presence by establishing relationships with the leading commercial vehicle OEMs in Asia as well as working together with Tata AutoComp’s purchasing and R&D departments to drive efficiency and new product innovations.