Global provider of tensioning and geotechnical fastening products
DYWIDAG-Systems Int’l GmbH, known by DSI, is a market leader in the development, production and application of post-tensioning and geotechnical (steel) fastening parts and systems. The high value added safety/durability critical products are used in bridge building, slope stabilisation and mining.
Headquartered in Germany, DSI has operations across Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.
Acquisition from the Walter Bau Group was completed by the IK 2004 Fund in September 2005. IK’s stake was then sold to CVC Capital Partners in October 2007.
Our Value Creation Strategy
During our ownership, we worked alongside the management team to:
- Pursue appropriate add-on acquisition opportunities;
- Improve the overall business efficiency; and
- Take advantage of organic growth opportunities.
Quote from the Client
“IK was the right partner for us at the right time. Thanks to IK’s expertise, DSI has developed into a strong global player and has significantly outperformed market growth in all core activities. We are confident of successfully continuing our growth strategy together with CVC Capital Partners.”
Eric van Lammeren, Chief Executive Officer, DSI