Mimir acquires geotechnical consumables product line from Epiroc AB
With manufacturing sites in Scotland, Finland
and the United States, the geotechnical drilling consumables product line is a
global market leader providing primarily down-the-hole hammers and related
drill bits and casing advancement systems. Its customers are found in the infrastructure,
construction, oil & gas and scientific industries.
“We have found a better home for this
business, which we have defined as a non-strategic core area for us.” said
Helena Hedblom, Senior Executive Vice President Mining and Infrastructure,
Epiroc AB. “We believe it will have a good future with the new owner Mimir”,
are happy partnering with the employees and customers of the business.
Combining Mimir’s industrial and investing expertise with the high quality
staff, expertise and know-how of the geotechnical consumables business. This
combination provides a great foundation for forming a new growing business”
said Erik Bork, Managing Partner, Mimir.
“This is our third platform
investment over six months, solidifying Mimir’s position as one of the leading investors
focusing on acquiring non-core operations of larger corporations in complex
transactions. The basis for this investment is the unique management experience
and fundamental operating expertise that Mimir brings to its businesses”, says Joakim Notö, Managing
Partner, Mimir. “For the first time we will inject the Mimir IOT4 Team to implement
actions rapidly digitizing operations, adding additional value and creating shorter
time to customer”, he continues.
Mimir is a global investment firm acquiring
non-core business units of larger corporations and private companies that need
operationally oriented ownership. We deliver transaction solutions to demanding
Sellers in many industries. Our team has specific expertise in manufacturing,
industrials, pharma & chemicals, medical devices, software & hardware,
and paper & pulp. In addition Mimir maintains an IoT and Industry 4.0 team
of experts. The partners of MIMIR combine senior operating backgrounds from a
range of industries, with extensive experience from executing complex
multijurisdictional M&A transactions. The Mimir Group of companies has
combined turnover of more than EUR 300 million.
For any inquiries about the transaction or Mimir,
Mimir Invest AB
Managing Partner, M&A
+46 739 86 36 37