Industri Kapital sells Enermet Group Oy to Bayard Group
Industri Kapital, Fortum Oyj and MB Funds have signed an agreement with Bayard Group to sell Enermet Group Oy for an enterprise value of approximately EUR 90 million.
Headquartered in Finland, Enermet is one of the world’s leading suppliers of automatic meter reading (AMR) and load management systems. The company offers customers a wide range of AMR systems and software deploying GSM/GPRS, power line carrier and LAN communication technologies. The company’s net sales in 2005 were EUR 75 million and it employs 265 highly skilled professionals.
Michael Rosenlew, Partner at Industri Kapital, commented: “Under our ownership the company has grown from being a component supplier to one of the world’s leading system companies in the area of automatic meter reading and load management solutions.”
Staffan Simberg, CEO of Enermet Group Oy, commented: “We look forward to becoming a part of the Bayard Group and to continue to grow and expand our business. We have highly appreciated Industri Kapital’s support for our strategy of becoming a world leading AMR company.”
Cameron O’Reilly, Managing Director of Bayard Group, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Enermet into the Bayard Group. Enermet has a first-class management team, technologies, brand and track record. We intend to use our global resources to accelerate its growth.”
The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals.
Michael Rosenlew, Partner
Phone: + 46 70 378 9525
Anne Holm Rannaleet, Partner
Phone: + 46 8 678 95 50
Enermet Group Oy:
Staffan Simberg, CEO
Phone: + 358 500 209 216
Cameron O’Reilly, Managing Director
Phone: + 61 2 9221 5000
About Industri Kapital
For further information on Industri Kapital: http://www.industrikapital.com/
About Enermet Group Oy
For further information on Enermet: http://www.enermet.com/
About indusBayard Group
For further information on Bayard Group: http://www.bayard.com.au/