Lincoln International advised on the sale of Integra, a subsidiary of Air Liquide, to Nimbus

by / Friday, 08 June 2018 / Published in Press Release

Lincoln International advised on the sale of Intega, a subsidiary of Air Liquide, to Nimbus

Lincoln International, is pleased to announce that Air Liquide Group advised by Lincoln International has sold its shares in Intega GmbH (“Intega”) to a fund advised by Nimbus, a Dutch private equity firm focused on hands-on investments in European industrial companies.

Lincoln International supported Air Liquide in this transaction as exclusive M&A advisor organizing a structured, bidding process including a broad selection of international potential buyers. The parties have agreed not to disclose further details of the transaction.

Intega is a specialist for the installation of ultra-high-purity (UHP) supply systems serving primarily the semiconductor and pharma industry. Lincoln International succeeded in developing a strong equity story positioning Intega as a highly differentiated specialist who will be able to fully harness the growth potential presented by the rapid development in the semiconductor and pharma industry.

Based on a good understanding of the semiconductor industry, Lincoln International has successfully convinced potential investors of the business model’s sustainability despite a certain cyclicality being associated with semiconductors. Lincoln International’s global technology group consistently advises in the industrial technology sector and records the sixth successful industrial technology transaction in 2018.

Nimbus will support Intega’s next phase of growth and enable the Company to deliver on its strategy and realize its full potential through a dedicated focus on growth and international expansion.

Intega is one of the leading providers of high purity media technologies in Europe. Its key products are gas supply systems, chemical supply and drain systems as well as water systems that meet the high purity and safety critical requirements of the semiconductor and pharma industries. Intega employs approx. 180 people and counts highly reputable customers such as ABB, Air Liquide, Bayer, Bosch, Carl Zeiss, Infineon and Osram among its customers.

Nimbus is a leading investment firm with offices in Zeist, Netherlands and Munich, Germany. Nimbus specializes in providing equity capital to industrial companies with strong potential and revenues between Euro 10 and 500 million. Since its foundation in 1999, Nimbus has invested in more than 50 companies.

About Lincoln International

Lincoln International specializes in merger and acquisition advisory services, debt advisory services, private capital raising and restructuring advice on mid-market transactions. Lincoln International also provides fairness opinions, valuations and joint ventures and partnering advisory services on a wide range of transaction sizes. With nineteen offices in the Americas, Asia and Europe, Lincoln International has strong local knowledge and contacts in key global economies. The firm provides clients with senior-level attention, in-depth industry expertise and integrated resources. By being focused and independent, Lincoln International serves its clients without conflicts of interest.

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