13 August 2015

Pon Holdings and Parcom Capital reach agreement on Imtech Marine takeover

Details of the takeover are being worked out

Rotterdam – Pon Holdings and Parcom Capital reached agreement on the takeover of Imtech Marine as a whole. The details of the takeover are currently being worked out.

The advent of the new shareholders Pon Holdings and Parcom Capital guarantees the continuity of Imtech Marine, to allow the company to realize its growth ambition. The takeover creates peace of mind and security amongst employees, customers and suppliers.

René ten Brinke, Director Global Services of Imtech Marine says: “We are extremely happy with Pon Holdings and Parcom Capital as the new ‘owners’ of Imtech Marine. Both are highly professional companies, with extensive experience in the maritime industry, it couldn’t have been a better scenario for us. This new ownership aligns perfectly with the positive developments that have already been set in motion within Imtech Marine and will also further strengthen and accelerate growth of our business.”

Imtech Marine is a leading company in the global maritime market, operating as a full-service provider and system integrator of tailor-made, innovative and sustainable technology solutions covering the whole ship. The company employs nearly 2500 staff at almost 100 offices in 30 countries, close to shipbuilding centers and along the shipping routes. After the takeover, Imtech Marine will continue to operate independently.

Pon Holdings has built a great deal of international expertise in the maritime and offshore sectors. Parcom Capital has been an active investor in these sectors. In addition to the necessary investments, both will also use their knowledge and expertise to further strengthen Imtech Marine’s market position. The new shareholders have made a long-term commitment to Imtech Marine.

Currently, no further comments can be released regarding the agreement.

About Pon Holdings

Pon, an international trading and service company with a wide range of interests and activities, is one of the largest family run businesses in the Netherlands. Almost 13,000 people work for Pon, in 450 locations across 32 countries. The enterprise realized a turnover of almost 6 billion euros in 2014. More information is available at www.pon.com.

About Parcom Capital

Parcom Capital is a mid-market private equity fund since 1982. It manages over a billion euro, invested in a range of industries including the offshore and maritime sector. More information is available at www.parcomcapital.com.

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