Our Industrial Aftermarket Group enters the aftermarket for ship equipment
The Industrial Aftermarket Group has invested in DHV Marine GmbH, an independent specialist for spare and wear parts for all types of compressor models used in ships. Based in Duderstadt, Germany, DHV Marine GmbH serves ship owners and ship management companies globally. The Managing Director Axel Grissmer, who is leading the company for over 20 years, is continuing as CEO and shareholder.
DHV Marine is paving the way into maritime aftermarket. AUCTUS and the Industrial Aftermarket Group are looking forward to the next Add-On investments.
The Industrial Aftermarket Group combines successful independent aftermarket niche specialists in one group. We are serving customers worldwide and are active in 3 aftermarkets – Industrial Laundries, Filtration and Ship Equipment – while employing over 160 people in 7 countries. The ambition is market leadership in different niche aftermarkets. Every group member has an individualized and dedicated strategic approach. Growth is facilitated through acquisitions as well as customized organic growth initiatives.
AUCTUS is the most active investment company for small- and medium-sized companies. With nearly 400 investments in the last 22 years, we are the definite No. 1 in Germany. Our successful work is regularly rewarded with prestigious awards and top international rankings. The focus of our investments is on majority holdings in companies with annual sales of between EUR 10 million and EUR 150 million. AUCTUS stands for sustainable organic and also inorganic growth by acquisitions. We achieve this in a trustful partnership together with the management of our companies. We are specialized in building successful medium-sized company groups – We create market leaders. The more than 35 experienced AUCTUS investment experts currently manage around 45 platform investments from various sectors of the economy. The sum of the platform investments with a total of more than 150 individual companies achieves annual sales of far more than € 2 billion. Sales and results have been growing at >10% per year for years.