Innova Capital invests in a leading European provider of complete solutions for building envelopes and steel façade systems.
Thanks to its investment in Trimo Group headquartered in Trebnje, Slovenia, Innova Capital is gaining access to a highly attractive European market for complete solutions in steel buildings, roofs, facades, modular units and sound-proof systems.
On December 14th Innova Capital entered into binding agreement to acquire 97.45% shares in Trimo d.d. and 44.9% shares in Trimo MSS, d.d. as well as all outstanding bank debt from 10 Slovenian banks and other credit institutions. The transaction is scheduled to close in Q1 2016 once certain formal approvals and conditions precedent have been fulfilled.
Trimo Group designs and manufactures original solutions for steel buildings, façade systems, roofs, modular units and sound-proof systems. Its unique and proprietary Qbiss One solution is gaining increasing presence in most demanding applications and markets, having been installed among others at Heathrow Airport, McLaren Production Centre in the UK and numerous Porsche dealerships. The Group operates in over 50 countries and generated approximately EUR 100m of consolidated revenues for 2014.
“Innova is very pleased to become a controlling shareholder in Trimo Group, a leading European player in an attractive market segment. Over last 50 years the company has developed many innovative and high-quality products and solutions widely recognized by European architects and end customers. We look forward to supporting Trimo in its continued international expansion. We are particularly excited about the prospects for Qbiss. This one-of-a-kind solution based on proprietary IP has a great potential to be the growth driver for the company in coming years” – said Sebastian Teter, Managing Director who led the transaction on behalf of Innova Capital.
“Investment in Trimo is our first direct investment in Slovenia and leverages on our significant experience in construction materials sector. We are very proud to become a controlling shareholder in this highly innovative company” – added Andrzej Bartos, Managing Partner at Innova who oversaw the investment.
About Trimo Group
Trimo Group (Trimo) is a leading European provider of original and complete solutions in steel buildings, roofs, facades, steel constructions, modular units and sound-proof systems.