Anvis Group Partners with H.I.G. Europe to Complete MBO from Arques Industries

Olaf Hahn, CEO of Anvis Group, a German automotive supplier of anti-vibration systems, partnered with H.I.G. Europe, the European affiliate of the leading global mid-market private equity firm H.I.G. Capital, to complete the acquisition from Arques Industries AG.
Commenting on the transaction, Olaf Hahn, who will continue to lead the group as its CEO, said: “With H.I.G. Europe, Anvis has found the long-term partner, with deep financial resources and industry knowledge we were seeking. 
“This is a key step allowing us to concentrate on growth and sustainable strengthening of our earnings power”.
Founded in 2000 by Woco and Michelin AVS, The Anvis Group develops and manufactures highly engineered anti-vibration products for driving dynamics, comfort and road safety. In addition to the automotive sector, the company also operates in the railway and energy/utility sectors.

H.I.G. Europe, which provided the funding for the acquisition, will support Anvis’ growth by providing its operational expertise, international network and financial resources.
According to the company’s management, future opportunities are related to new propulsion concepts in the automotive sector, including sensitive electric vehicles, which require a high level of vibration management.

The Group is represented in Europe, America, Asia and South Africa at 9 production sites and additional sales locations.

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