CAPE Investment Partners has acquired majority shareholding in CAPE Holland and FoundOcean from the private equity investor Ambienta.
With the new shareholder, a new phase for both companies will start. The companies aim to further grow their unique market positions in the rapidly expanding offshore wind and recouping offshore oil and gas markets.
From monopiles for the offshore wind to subsea anchor piles, CAPE Holland is a specialist in offshore vibro technology, providing solutions to pile driving and pile handling with its Vibro Lifting Tools (VLT).
CAPE’s CEO Laurens de Neef, said: “I’m delighted that, with the new shareholding structure, we are able to maintain our independent position within the industry and fully focus on our global expansion of our unique pile driving services.”
FoundOcean is an offshore construction grouting company with nearly 50 years’ experience of subsea grouting for oil & gas and offshore wind installers. It also provides life extension solutions for offshore assets.
Jim Bell, CEO of FoundOcean, stated: “We are delighted that CAPE Investment Partners has chosen to invest in FoundOcean as this will allow the company to continue its growth, develop its technology, and maintain its leading position in the markets it serves.”
CAPE Investment Partners is a consortium of investors based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.