2005-03-04

Industri Kapital and Gambro finalise the divestment of MacGREGOR to Kone Corporation

Industri Kapital and Gambro have finalised the divestment of the co-owned marine cargo company MacGREGOR to Kone Corporation for an enterprise value of approximately SEK 1,650 million (€186 million). MacGREGOR will be integrated into the Kone Cargotec division.

The MacGREGOR Group is the global market leader in providing marine cargo flow solutions and service for ship-owners, ship operators and shipyards. In 2004, the Group achieved net sales of approximately SEK 3.3 billion and employed approximately 1,000 people.
Industri Kapital acquired a 60 per cent stake in the MacGREGOR Group from Incentive (now Gambro) in 1998. Gambro retained a 40 percent stake in the company.

For more information, please contact
Maria Nilsson, Industri Kapital, +46 8 678 95 51, +46 70 378 95 51

About Industri Kapital
Industri Kapital is a European private equity firm with Nordic roots, managing close to €4 billion in fund commitments from Nordic, European and international institutional investors. Since 1989, Industri Kapital has acquired 50 European companies. The current portfolio encompasses 24 companies with a total turnover exceeding €9 billion.
http://www.industrikapital.com/
http://www.macgregor-group.com/

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