Industri Udvikling has acquired 20 % of the shares in Carsoe A/S (Carsoe) from the current management and owners Mikkel Jacobsen (CEO) and Bent Larsen (CTO).
Carsoe A/S is a leading player for processing equipment covering three different segments of the food industry. Seafood (turn-key solutions for trawlers and fish production), Food (packaging lines, tray denesters and other solutions) and Dairy (silo and tank systems for the dairy industry).
Carsoe A/S’s headquarter is located in Aalborg with subsidiaries in USA and Norway.
The company has achieved excellent results throughout the latest years and thus has grown both in terms of turnover and earnings. Today, Carsoe A/S exports to 34 countries and more new export projects are in the pipeline.
Mikkel’s and Bent’s reason for the transaction is to partly capitalize the results achieved so far and to take a strong partner onboard to further develop the business including the realization of the considerable growth expected to come.
“We have achieved what we wanted by selling a minority share to Industri Udvikling; this allowed us to partly capitalize some of the results which we achieved throughout the latest years by keeping the majority of stakes in the company at the same time. This is important to us, as we believe that Carsoe A/S can grow to an even bigger and stronger player on the global market within our three current business segments. Therefore, we want to keep a major role in the further development of the company and its growth”, says Mikkel Jacobsen, CEO at Carsoe.
“For us, Carsoe A/S is a combination of a strong player in a growing market with a competent management, that has shown the capability to make an ambitious plan come true. We believe in Carsoe’s further development and are looking forward to join them on their future journey”, states Dan Højgaard Jensen – Managing Director / Industri Udvikling.
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Dan Højgaard Jensen