Management and H2 Equity Partners acquired Brink Group from Nordic Capital
The management of Brink Group and H2 Equity Partners acquired Brink Group from Nordic Capital. Brink, a leading European producer of towbar systems, wants to expand and strengthen its leading position in the European market with a focus on innovation, marketing and product development. H2 will support Brink with its growth and development ambitions.
PhiDelphi acted as advisor to the management team of Brink Group. Through our ample experience in management buy-outs and our proprietary investment models we create a proper basis for the negotiations between management and private equity investor(s). Based on this, the management team and the private equity investor can come to agreements which form the foundations for an effective future co-operation.
Brink (www.brink.eu) is a leading developer and manufacturer of fixed, detachable and retractable towbar systems. Brink sells directly to major car manufacturers as well as to the aftermarket. For the development of new towbar systems, Brink co-operates directly with the major car manufacturers. With about 600 employees and five production facilities, Brink is active in seven countries in Europe and South Africa. Brink became an independent participation of Nordic Capital after its spin-off from Thule in September 2014.
H2 Equity Partners (www.h2.nl) is an independent private equity firm active in Western Europe. Its 14 portfolio companies generate a combined revenue of EUR 2.5 billion. H2 is a hands-on investment firm with experience in several industries including the automotive industry.
Nordic Capital (www.nordiccapital.com) is a leading private equity firm in the Nordic region founded in 1989. Nordic consists of eight funds with a total of EUR 12.5 billion in committed capital. It has currently 25 companies in its portfolio with combined revenues of over EUR 11 billion.