A global producer and supplier of hydraulic cylinders for hydraulic loading and unloading systems for commercial vehicles. During our ownership, Hyva transformed from a Dutch-based business to a global market leader and tripled its turnover.
This significant internationalisation included an acceleration of capex, with eight factories built in BRIC markets, and the development of manufacturing, R&D and sales/service infrastructure in Europe, Asia and the Americas.
“I would like to thank 3i for their continuous support for our successful entrepreneurial and global growth in transforming a European, Dutch-based business into a truly global player with a market leading position in all the countries in which we operate." Louwrens Dijkstra, CEO, Hyva
This transaction involved a recommendation of 3i Investments plc, advised by 3i Benelux.