Integrating sustainable solutions in the fire safety market
DEAL FLASH | BUSINESS SUPPORT SERVICES | JUNE 2021
Unica, a Dutch technical service provider, has acquired Fire Safety Holding B.V., the parent company of Gerco and Applicom.
Unica is the largest provider of technical services in the Netherlands. The company is known for its sustainable innovations, which focus on all issues relating to technology in the building sector.
Gerco and Applicom’s focus on passive fire safety complements Unica’s active fire safety activities. The combination of their services with our portfolio ensures an even stronger and distinctive position in the fire safety market. Oaklins supported us in this transaction, and their professionalism and strategic advice allowed us to continuously be one step ahead in the process.
JOHN QUIST, CEO, UNICA, NETHERLANDS
Oaklins played a major role facilitating this deal
Oaklins’ team in the Netherlands acted as the exclusive M&A advisor to Unica in this transaction. Our strategic M&A advisory services included advising on bidding strategy and deal tactics. With extensive experience in the technical safety and security services sectors, our team has been able to support Unica’s growth over the past years.
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