Background

  • Founded in 2019 following the merger of Matebat and Arcomet, Uperio is a global leader in tower crane distribution, rental and services 
  • Uperio has established itself as a leading global tower crane rental player while developing its expertise in the distribution and services activities through an ambitious organic and external growth strategy
  • In 2020, Uperio generated revenues of c.€200m
  • Towerbrook, is a investment management firm headquartered in London, UK

Process

  • DC Advisory acted as co-financial advisor to LFPI, Sofina, Gigarant and the other shareholders of Uperio on its sale process

Outcome

  • In June 2021, Towerbrook signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Uperio, enabled by financing set up with Uperio’s historic banking pool
  • Together, they aim to provide Uperio with the means to expand its leading position in the tower crane distribution, rental and services market
  • This transaction further illustrates DC Advisory's expertise in the private equity sector and strengthens its knowledge of the construction services sector
  • The deal, which is expected to close in summer 2021, is subject to review by relevant competition authorities