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VækstPartner Kapital and founders and management sell CIM Industrial Systems to XANO

VækstPartner Kapital and the founders and management of the leading pharma/industry 4.0 production software specialist CIM Industrial Systems A/S have sold the company to the listed Swedish group XANO Industri AB.

CIM is a leading production software specialist. Based on its own software products and frameworks, CIM provides end-to-end production software solutions within industrial IoT, track & trace/serialization, machine vision and test & measurement, as well as related custom work. CIM’s solutions enable their customers to make business-critical decisions based on reliable data. Customers include blue-chip pharmaceutical and infrastructure companies. CIM has approximately 50 employees. Sales totaled US$9.3 million in 2020. The company is in an expanding phase and expects a growth of around 15% in 2021, related to both existing and new market segments.

XANO develops, acquires and operates niche engineering companies offering manufacturing and development services for industrial products and automation equipment. The group’s operations are divided into three business units and are represented in the Nordic countries, Estonia, the Netherlands, Poland, China and the US. Consolidated revenue totals over US$326 million and the number of employees is approximately 1,200. XANO has been listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange since 1988.

Oaklins’ team in Denmark acted as the exclusive sell-side advisor.

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“We are very pleased with Oaklins’ support throughout the sale process. Oaklins has from day one demonstrated a solid understanding of our industry and the collaboration has been seamless. With Oaklins’ help, we are confident that we have found the best possible future owner for CIM.”

Michel Seidelin

CEO, CIM Industrial Systems

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 Kim Harpøth  Jespersen

Kim Harpøth Jespersen

Managing Partner
Copenhagen, Denmark
Oaklins Denmark
 Mikkel  Ulstrup

Mikkel Ulstrup

Associate Director
Copenhagen, Denmark
Oaklins Denmark

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