The acquisition of Imtech Marine by Pon Holdings and Parcom Capital has been finalised. The European Commission has approved the takeover of the maritime service provider. Imtech Marine will continue to operate independently and will, in the coming period, further focus on its growth ambitions.
René ten Brinke, CEO of Imtech Marine said: “Now that the acquisition is completed, a new era arises for Imtech Marine. The coming years, our aim will be to further strengthen our leading position in the maritime sector, with dedicated focus on our customers, employees and suppliers. With this new start comes a new company name, which we will announce on November 5th at the maritime Europort exhibition in Rotterdam.’’
Imtech Marine operates as a full-service provider and system integrator of tailor-made, innovative and sustainable technology solutions covering the whole ship. The company employs almost 2,500 staff, of which over 900 employees are based in The Netherlands. More than 85 offices are positioned in 30 countries along strategic shipping routes and close to shipbuilding centres.
Pon, one of the largest Dutch family businesses, is an international trading and servicing company, with a great variety of activities. With approximately 13,000 employees spread over 450 branches, Pon is active in 32 countries. The company realised a turnover of close to €6billion in 2014.
Parcom Capital is a mid-market private equity firm and was founded in 1982 as one of the first buy-out and expansion capital providers in the Dutch market. It manages over €1billion in investments divided over multiple sectors, including the offshore and maritime sector.