Nordic private equity group, Via Venture Partners (DK), have acquired APRO Wind A/S (DK), a prominent installation and services provider to the global on- and offshore wind industry in a sale advised by Clearwater International.
APRO Wind will be added to VBE Holding, who also own VB Enterprise A/S (DK), a global leading services provider to the offshore wind industry.
Based in Jutland, Denmark, APRO Wind was founded in 1998 by Lauge Fredhave, and was later joined by 50% owner, Henrik Møller Jensen. The company employs around 200 employees and performs mechanical installation and service tasks for wind turbines manufacturers and park owners, globally.
Clearwater International acted as exclusive advisor to the owners of APRO Wind A/S in a structured divestment process. The process was led by Partner John Jensen and supported by Director Carsten Rydahl Simonsen.