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LINXIS Group

Employees
c. 1,000
Brands
4
Status
Current
Country
France
Sector
Industrials
Entry
Oct-17
Fund
IK VIII

Leading player in the industrial equipment market for the bakery, pharma and cosmetics industries

LINXIS Group is a global leading manufacturer of industrial equipment for the food, pharma and cosmetic industries, focusing on the critical steps of the production processes.

Founded in 1988, the Group offers state-of-the-art service and solutions through its four brands. The Group’s strength stems from its global footprint, strong focus on innovation and research and development, as well as industry-leading product designs which provide maximum value to their customers.

IK Partners acquired a majority stake in LINXIS Group from Equistone in October 2017.

What Attracted Us to the Business

  • Resilient and growing underlying markets
  • Competitive market positions and unrivalled technical know-how
  • Strong financial profile
  • Potential for market consolidation

Our Value Creation Strategy

We are working alongside management to:

  • Continue organically grow its core markets;
  • Improve operational excellence; and
  • Pursue selected buy-and-build opportunities.

“We are very pleased to work with IK Partners. Together we will continue to pursue our strategy of technological innovation, commercial development and selective acquisitions.”

– Didier Soumet, Chief Executive Officer

Investment Team

Rémi Buttiaux

Managing Partner, Business Services Sector Lead
Paris

Mirko Jablonsky

Partner
Hamburg

Vincent Elriz

Director
Paris