EINDHOVEN – Gilde Buy Out Partners wants to take over seconder TMC. That was made public Monday. The private equity investment company offers 18.75 euros per share, which values TMC at 69.2 million euros.
The board of directors of TMC supports the proposed offer and recommends it for acceptance to the shareholders. The offer is “the highest price ever for TMC’s shares and implies a premium of 25 percent on the closing price of TMC’s shares on 19 October”.Investment company Gilde is owner of Roompot Holiday Parks and Gamma Holding in Helmond (conveyor belts, industrial filters and mattress materials), among others.TMC seconds highly trained staff at companies such as ASML, Philips, NXP and Océ. 560 people are employed by the seconder of technical staff. TMC wants to grow and thinks the acquisition by Gilde can speed that up.The acquisition will become final around the end of the year.