nora systems GmbH

The company

nora systems GmbH is the global leader in the supply of rubberbased resilient flooring. The company’s products are predominantly used in the market segments healthcare, education and industry.

The company has grown continuously over the past years and currently generates more than 75% of its turnover of almost €220m outside of Germany. Nora’s growth strategy focuses on its core markets USA and Germany as well as growth opportunities in regions such as Asia and the Middle East. nora employs more than 1000 staff world-wide.

The transaction

capiton acquired a majority share in nora in September 2007 in a Management Buy-Out from Freudenberg & Co. KG.

In 2014 capiton refinanced the business. As part of that transaction, ICG acquired a minority stake in the business and management increased its shares. In the context of the agreement entered into now, capiton will dispose all of its shares in nora.

Closing of the transactions is still subject to customary closing conditions. The Parties have also agreed not to disclose further details of the transaction.

BMH Bräutigam & Partner (Legal) advised capiton in this transaction.

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