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DSI

Status
Realised
Country
Germany
Strategy
Mid Cap
Sector
Industrials
Entry
Sep-05
Exit
Oct-07
Fund
IK 2004

Global provider of tensioning and geotechnical fastening products

DSI (DYWIDAG-Systems Int’l GmbH) 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.