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Acquisition of a TIC (Testing Inspection Certification) company

Acquisition of a TIC (testing inspection and certification) company

  • The company bought is a TIC company located in Norway
  • The target has about 30 mio € revenue in Norway
  • The buyer is a global company active TIC (Testing Inspection and certification)
  • CFIE business acquisition: target spotting, rainmaking, high level support on deal making.

Overview business case

The CFIE M&A team helped the buyer in spotting a target and convincing the former owner, a Norwegian public foundation, that it was an excellent strategic step for all stakeholders to sell the target to the Dutch Group.

Strategy Dutch TIC Group

The strategy of the Dutch global TIC Group is to grow World wide and across Europe. The buyer plans to realize the following synergies out of the acquisition:

  • Expand and complement the European footprint
  • Share and exchange complementary capabilities
  • Offer an International platform to the Norwegian entity and its clients.
  • Synergies in facilities & know-how and specific TIC services among which Material laboratory

Activities of the CFIE M&A team

Antoine Moser as a part of the CFIE M&A team on behalf of the Dutch TIC Group searched the market and spotted several opportunities in the European and Scandinavian market. The current target was one opportunity whereby Antoine Moser was able to convince the owner to actually enter into a potential selling process. In that process the team acted as the liaison officer in  getting g the noses in the same direction and eventually reaching an agreement.

Highlights of the TIC (Testing Inspection Certification) business sale

  • Both companies have strong experience in the TIC (Testing, Inspection and Certification industry)
  • The Dutch based buyer can invest further in the development of the Scandinavian presence
  • With the Scandinavian presence the Dutch buyer complemented its pan-European presence.

Information about business sales or acquisition in the TIC (Testing, Inspection and Certification industry across Europe

Feel free to contact us for further details about this business transaction in Norway and if you are looking for acquisitions or business sales of TIC companies anywhere in the world. We know or can find other available TIC businesses for sale in Europe or would be able to find the ones that suit you. A phone call is also suitable (+31-6-24629234) if you want to know more about possible other TIC opportunities