Who is Magotteaux?

Backed by IK Investment Partners, Magotteaux is a designer and manufacturer of wear and tear resistant solutions for the mining and cement industries.

What does Magotteaux do?

It is the leading global supplier of grinding mill internal and wear-resistant parts, specialising in the cement, mining and aggregate industries. The firm produces and distributes proprietary tools and consumables for processes where wear and tear resistance is key. The company has 13 production sites and 26 offices globally.

The opportunity

Why IK Investment Partners ("IK") invested in this business:

  • To improve financial reporting and controls, with a focus on cash flow
  • To implement a lean manufacturing programme to improve efficiency
  • To acquire a number of global competitors.

  • Why we like the investment

    "IK was able to implement a number of simple but effective changes to the business, such as focusing on financial reporting and cash flow, to ultimately drive superior performance" – Merrick McKay, Aberdeen Standard Investments

    Investment Year

    2007

    Head office

    Belgium

    Status

    Exited

    Return

    6.3 x money invested

    Website

    http//www.magotteaux.com/