Acquisition cases

Elma Instruments

The Danish company, Elma Instruments, offers handheld test and measuring instru-ments used in industry and by tradesmen. It supplies test and measuring instruments in Scandinavia, with annual sales of approxi-mately DKK 150 million.

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Inovatools started out in 1990 as a small family business run from a garage in the heart of Bavaria, Germany. Now, 28 years later, the company has grown to become an international group consisting of nine sub-sidiaries in seven countries.

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Dasa Control Systems AB

The Swedish company, Dasa Control Systems AB, offers advanced solutions for control, information management and communication systems for heavy vehicles and equipment, along with computerized bucking systems for industrial forest har-vesting. The company has its own R&D department, along with own manufactur-ing in Växjö.

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Gefa Processtechnik GmbH

Gefa manufacturers various types of valves and peripheral products. Butterfly valves are the largest product category, followed by knife gate valves, ball valves and check valves.

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IPS Flow Systems Ltd

IPS Flow Systems is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of piping systems and valves. The products supplied are mainly plastic, but the stock portfolio is being expanded with a range of metal Press-Fit piping systems.

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Combilent A/S

Combilent develops, manufactures and markets equipment for Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) communication systems.

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