STOCKHOLM, July 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Envirotainer, the global market leader in temperature controlled airfreight solutions for the pharmaceutical supply chain, today announced that Cinven, the international private equity firm, has signed an agreement to acquire all shares in Envirotainer from current majority shareholder AAC Capital for an undisclosed sum.
"We are very happy to welcome Cinven as our new owners", said Michael Berg, CEO of Envirotainer. He continues, "Cinven is one of Europe's leading private equity firms, with substantial activities in healthcare and a strong Nordic track-record. They have an important global contact network, a solid understanding of Envirotainer and our industry, and will be a strong financial backer for our strategy of continued growth."
"We have been following Envirotainer from a distance for a number of years," explains Pontus Petersson, Partner at Cinven. "Envirotainer is the clear leader in a market segment we believe is very interesting, and the company consistently delivers strong growth and high performance. We are very happy to be part of Envirotainer's continued future development," Pontus concludes.
The transaction will be formally closed when all relevant financial regulatory filings have been approved. It is estimated to be completed by late summer or early autumn 2018.
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Envirotainer is the global market leader in secure cold chain solutions for the pharmaceutical supply chain. The company develops, manufactures and offers leasing of innovative container solutions, including validation, support and service, for pharma products that require a controlled environment. Thanks to a truly global presence with the world's largest active container fleet, the most extensive network and more than 30 years of industry expertise, Envirotainer is able to meet the customers' need for innovative and reliable solutions - available from any location to any destination. The company operates through an open, global network of airlines and forwarders and the headquarters is located outside of Stockholm, Sweden. For more information, please visit www.envirotainer.com
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