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ASCO

ASCO

ASCO was acquired by Fund V in December 2011.

Headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, ASCO is the largest global provider of outsourced logistics services and solutions to the oil and gas industry.

ASCO works for the major oil and gas operators and service companies co-ordinating the delivery (and return) of goods and materials destined for oil rigs and platforms in major oil producing regions around the world. With operations in more than 50 locations across seven countries worldwide, its activities include the delivery of everything from drilling equipment to food supplies.

ASCO is also involved in oilfield waste management and organises the global movement of specialist oil and gas equipment from logistics hubs in Aberdeen and Oslo.

The group is internationally recognised for its strong and reliable service capabilities and its impeccable safety record.

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KP1 Creating structural solution

KP1

KP1 was acquired by Fund IV in January 2007.

Headquartered in Avignon, France, KP1 is the leading French manufacturer of high performance prefabricated concrete products, focusing on floors and structural systems for the building industry. The Group operates 22 manufacturing facilities, in France (20) and Poland (two) and employs over 1,300 people.

The company was founded in 1959 and took its current form in 1993 following a merger between two privately owned companies. Its activities are structured around four main business units. Three of these focus on the engineering, production and commercialisation of products for the housing industry. These include products for the individual housing market and industrial buildings as well as bespoke products for residential and commercial markets. The fourth business unit involves the group’s international activities, which are principally focused in Poland.

 

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TMF Group

TMF Group

TMF was acquired by Fund V in October 2008.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, TMF is the world’s leading independent provider of corporate compliance outsourcing solutions. Founded in 1988, it provides specialised administrative services such as bookkeeping, reporting, HR, payroll, domiciliary, structured finance and fund administration services. Under DH’s ownership, the company has completed 27 add‑on acquisitions.

In January 2011, Fund V acquired Equity Trust, a global provider of non-advisory trust and fiduciary services to multinational corporate clients, financial institutions, high net worth individuals and intermediaries. TMF and Equity Trust merged in June 2011 to create TMF Group, the world’s leading provider of outsourced back office administrative services.

With operations in more than 80 countries, TMF Group provides services to more than 50,000 clients including nearly half of the Fortune 500 companies.

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Zobele Group

Zobele Group

Zobele was acquired by Fund IV in December 2006. The founding family reinvested for a minority stake.

Zobele is the world leading manufacturer of domestic air fresheners and insecticide devices. The company was established in Italy in 1919 and in the early years its main activity was the manufacture of flypaper. The company has expanded its product lines over the second half of the 20th century to include anti-mosquito products as well as plug-in and battery-operated vapourisers.

In addition to plants in Italy, Zobele has low-cost manufacturing operations in China, Mexico, India, Brazil and Bulgaria and has over 5,000 employees.

Zobele’s customers include many of the global consumer goods multinationals including Reckitt Benckiser, Procter & Gamble, Henkel and a privately owned leading global FMCG company. It occupies strong market positions in each of its operating segments.

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ASCO

ASCO

ASCO was acquired by Fund V in December 2011.

Headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, ASCO is the largest global provider of outsourced logistics services and solutions to the oil and gas industry.

ASCO works for the major oil and gas operators and service companies co-ordinating the delivery (and return) of goods and materials destined for oil rigs and platforms in major oil producing regions around the world. With operations in more than 50 locations across seven countries worldwide, its activities include the delivery of everything from drilling equipment to food supplies.

ASCO is also involved in oilfield waste management and organises the global movement of specialist oil and gas equipment from logistics hubs in Aberdeen and Oslo.

The group is internationally recognised for its strong and reliable service capabilities and its impeccable safety record.

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KP1 Creating structural solution

KP1

KP1 was acquired by Fund IV in January 2007.

Headquartered in Avignon, France, KP1 is the leading French manufacturer of high performance prefabricated concrete products, focusing on floors and structural systems for the building industry. The Group operates 22 manufacturing facilities, in France (20) and Poland (two) and employs over 1,300 people.

The company was founded in 1959 and took its current form in 1993 following a merger between two privately owned companies. Its activities are structured around four main business units. Three of these focus on the engineering, production and commercialisation of products for the housing industry. These include products for the individual housing market and industrial buildings as well as bespoke products for residential and commercial markets. The fourth business unit involves the group’s international activities, which are principally focused in Poland.

 

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TMF Group

TMF Group

TMF was acquired by Fund V in October 2008.

Headquartered in Amsterdam, TMF is the world’s leading independent provider of corporate compliance outsourcing solutions. Founded in 1988, it provides specialised administrative services such as bookkeeping, reporting, HR, payroll, domiciliary, structured finance and fund administration services. Under DH’s ownership, the company has completed 27 add‑on acquisitions.

In January 2011, Fund V acquired Equity Trust, a global provider of non-advisory trust and fiduciary services to multinational corporate clients, financial institutions, high net worth individuals and intermediaries. TMF and Equity Trust merged in June 2011 to create TMF Group, the world’s leading provider of outsourced back office administrative services.

With operations in more than 80 countries, TMF Group provides services to more than 50,000 clients including nearly half of the Fortune 500 companies.

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Zobele Group

Zobele Group

Zobele was acquired by Fund IV in December 2006. The founding family reinvested for a minority stake.

Zobele is the world leading manufacturer of domestic air fresheners and insecticide devices. The company was established in Italy in 1919 and in the early years its main activity was the manufacture of flypaper. The company has expanded its product lines over the second half of the 20th century to include anti-mosquito products as well as plug-in and battery-operated vapourisers.

In addition to plants in Italy, Zobele has low-cost manufacturing operations in China, Mexico, India, Brazil and Bulgaria and has over 5,000 employees.

Zobele’s customers include many of the global consumer goods multinationals including Reckitt Benckiser, Procter & Gamble, Henkel and a privately owned leading global FMCG company. It occupies strong market positions in each of its operating segments.

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