ICG backs a consortium investing in Minimax Viking Group
ICG, the specialist asset manager, has supported KIRKBI Invest A/S, the Groos Family and the management team in the acquisition of Minimax Viking Group.
The investment shifts ownership of the company from IK Investment Partners to the consortium.
ICG led the arranging of the transaction.
Minimax Viking Group specialises in fire protection. ICG will support the company under its new ownership in its growth strategy and further international expansion.
Jens Tonn, head of Germany for ICG, says: "Minimax Viking Group is an excellent investment opportunity, a strongly performing market leading business with huge future potential. ICG is backing the consortium of KIRKBI Invest A/S, the Groos Family and the Management Team in this deal and we are excited about working together as the company moves forward into the next phase of growth."
Benoît Durteste, head of European mezzanine at Intermediate Capital Group, says: "We are seeing strong investing momentum so far this year. The quality of investment opportunities continues to impress us. This is a transaction for ICG Europe Fund V and provides investors in the fund with further portfolio diversification, and Minimax Viking with the flexible capital it needs."
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