Haniel acquires Optimar, a leading provider of automated fish handling systems

Fast-growing premium provider from Norway brings further diversification to the Haniel portfolio

On 20 December 2017, Haniel fully acquired Optimar from the Norwegian financial investors Credo Partners and the company’s management. Optimar is a global leader for automated fish handling systems. It develops, produces and installs solutions for use on ships, on land and for aquaculture. Headquartered in Ålesund on the west coast of Norway, the company has grown strongly over the last two years and is expected to generate a revenue of around EUR 115 million in 2017. From six locations in Europe and the USA, Optimar supplies its customers worldwide with customized systems and services. The current management team led by CEO Håvard Sætre will take the company forward as part of the Haniel Group.

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Stephan Gemkow (CEO), Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH
Håvard Sætre (CEO), Optimar

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