Société Générale Capital Partenaires and Garibaldi Participations support HASLER Group development by taking part in the reorganization of its ownership structure.
HASLER Group is a family group mainly owned by the Jamey family, well positioned on the industrial equipment market for over 20 years. The group is responsible for the design, the assembling, the marketing and sale of its products for continuous processes.
Two operations of external growth conducted in 2011 (RPA PROCESS) and 2013 (LUMPP) have contributed to the diversification of commercial activities and the extension of customers base. With a worldwide presence, the company is organized around four divisions : dosing, filtration, agitation and processing. Main markets are cement, fertilizers, chemistry, and water treatment.
HASLER Group has always demonstrated its ability to grow up profitably at a steady pace. Turnover has increased by an average of 17% a year over the period 2011-2014 and operating profit is always evolving. The Group had an annual turnover of € 38 millions in 2014 and employs almost 200 people.
As a consequence of this deal closed before summertime, the departure of our capital investor the Company Naxicap Partners. This has given the opportunity to actively involve our General Manager Alex Maucors and key managers of the Group to become shareholders of the organisation.
Marc Andrieu, Director of Equity Investments of Société Générale Capital Partenaires, and Laurent Gelpi, Managing Director of Garibaldi Participations, said :”We are very proud to support the major shareholder and the managers of this worldwide Group, leader on strong markets by their dynamic and strong growth“.
Michel Jamey, President of Hasler Group said : « The succes of this operation allows the HASLER group to be structured in terms of capital and management for the coming years and to put all our efforts for the Group’s development.»