Hunt Corporate Finance advises MolenQ Industrial Services on investment by Ufenau Capital

Hunt Corporate Finance (HCF) is proud to announce that it successfully advised MolenQ Industrial Services (MolenQ) on its investment by Ufenau Capital Partners (Ufenau), a Swiss Private Equity party. Max Ferguson of HCF guided MolenQ through the closing of this deal.

MolenQ: holding company for service companies active in tools, installations and the elevator industry
MolenQ has been active for two decades in various technical industries, including the lifting, hoisting and lifting industry. With about 130 employees, the holding company has become a leading supplier in these industries. Its customer portfolio includes elevator manufacturers, property managers, installation companies, wind turbine operators and logistics service providers.

Ufenau: Swiss investor group focused on German-speaking Europe, the Benelux and the Iberian Peninsula
Ufenau Capital Partners is a privately-owned Swiss Investor Group headquartered at Lake Zurich which advises private and institutional investors with their investments in private equity. Ufenau Capital Partners is focused on investments in service companies in German-speaking Europe, the Benelux region and Iberia and invests in Education & Lifestyle, Business Services, Healthcare, IT Services and Financial Services sectors.

Since 2011, Ufenau has invested in more than 280 service companies in Europe. Through a renowned group of experienced industry partners (owners, CEOs, CFOs), Ufenau has an active value-adding investment approach at eye-level with entrepreneurs and managers. Ufenau raised its seventh flagship fund and its third Continuation Vehicle early last year with a volume of EUR 1.6bn and advises capital of EUR 2.5bn.

MolenQ and Ufenau pleased with partnership
Jorrit Kuijpers, CEO of MolenQ: “We are very pleased that we have partnered with Ufenau to further accelerate our already strong growth. Together, we intend to bring MolenQ to a next level of size and scope in order to service our customers even better and more efficiently.”

“MolenQ has built an excellent reputation and expertise in the areas of TIC and MRO in lifting, hoisting and tools. It provides market-leading quality of services to its customers. We are looking forward to supporting the company in its next growth phase” explains Marinus Schmitt, Partner at Ufenau.

Erik Fuchs, Ufenau’s Head of Benelux adds: “We are excited to team up with Jorrit and his talented team at MolenQ in order to actively support the group’s continued evolution. This also marks Ufenau’s first platform investment in the Benelux, after having already made 11 add-on acquisitions in the region over the years.”

Deal in the media
Read Ufenau’s press release here.