On 24 March 2014, Egeria Capital Management (“Egeria”) has entered into a definitive agreement to fully acquire all the shares in JET Group Holding B.V. (“JET”) from Dutch private equity firm H2 Equity Partners (“H2”). The transaction was closed on 25 April 2014.
JET is a leading provider of rooflight & ventilation and fire safety solutions for industrial, commercial / public and residential end-markets. Through its integrated business model and comprehensive product and service offering, The Group is well positioned across the complete value chain, enhancing its reputation as a full service provider and creating opportunities for further growth. Egeria plans to further develop JET’s operations across Europe and accelerate its growth through add-on acquisitions, for which a clear visible pipeline of opportunities is in place.
ABN AMRO / CASE CF acted as a sole financial advisor to Egeria, and ABN AMRO acted as Mandated Lead Arranger for the related transaction financing and facilitated the transaction with its full product suite including Escrow Services and Cash Management.
Egeria is an independent Dutch private equity fund, targeting controlling stakes in mid-market companies in The Netherlands or in companies having a Dutch link, focusing on companies with an enterprise value between EUR 50 and EUR 250 million. Egeria has EUR 1.7 billion of capital under management.
H2 Equity Partners is an independent private equity firm active in the Benelux, the UK and Germany, focusing on mid-sized companies with sales of up to EUR 500 million. H2 has EUR 500m of capital under management.
JET is a leading provider of high quality rooflight & ventilation and fire safety solutions focusing on products and systems that provide daylight entrance through the roof, natural ventilation solutions, and smoke and heat exhaust solutions. JET’s core markets are Germany and The Netherlands, and has emerging positions in its other home markets Poland, Switzerland, Denmark and the UK. The Group generated revenues of around EUR 130 million in 2013.