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Kwintet

Status
Realised
Country
Denmark
Netherlands
Strategy
Mid Cap
Sector
Industrials
Entry
Dec-05
Exit
Apr-15
Fund
IK 2000

Leading workwear producer

Kwintet is the European market leader in the production of top-to-toe work wear with a range of strong brands and a reputation for quality amongst its customers throughout Europe. The Kwintet group supplies high-quality professional wear for a variety of uses and industries across Europe, and owns a range of strong brands including Kansas, Fristads, Wenaas and Hejco.

The company is headquartered in Malmö, Sweden. The IK 2000 Fund completed acquisition in December 2005, and subsequently exited in April 2015.

Our Value Creation Strategy

During our ownership, we worked alongside the management team to:

  • Improve sourcing and logistics operations;
  • Enhance product offering through increased focus on corporate and profile wear; and
  • Further consolidate the European work wear market.