News. 26/05/16

Procuritas Capital Investors V LP invests in SEM AB


Procuritas Capital Investors V LP (“PCI V”) invests in SEM AB, a leading Sweden based developer and manufacturer of high precision products based on electromagnetic coil applications.

SEM was founded in 1915 and is one of the world’s leading producers of electronic ignition systems and control systems for combustion engines, including heavy- and medium-duty vehicle engines, natural gas engines and small engines. SEM’s products and systems provide greater engine power and lower fuel consumption while reducing harmful emissions. Intensive development work is being carried out by SEM in order to meet the stricter environmental requirements of the future. The company enjoys an excellent reputation as the market’s global quality leader for electronic ignition systems due to a high degree of specialist knowledge accumulated over 100 years of engineering experience, an extended range of customer services, and a proven track record of successful product innovations. SEM serves a blue chip customer base from two fully invested and state-of-the-art production facilities (one in Sweden, one in China). The company has experienced significant growth over the last number of years.

“We are happy for the opportunity to partner up with the management team of SEM. With its strong position in an attractive niche market the company has a solid foundation for continued growth.” said Tomas Therén, Partner at Procuritas Partners AB, advisor to PCI V.

Tom Gustavsson, CEO of SEM, added “we are pleased to get PCI V on-board as investor and receive their support in the continued development of SEM. Together, we will be able to increase focus on growth by investing in more sales resources as well as further development of system knowhow to increase value-add for our customers”.

For further information, please contact:

Tom Gustavsson, CEO, SEM AB
tel. +46 703 30 84 64
Tomas Therén, Partner, Procuritas Partners AB
tel. +46 733 25 45 02
Yana Augustsson, Investment Manager, Procuritas Partners AB
tel. +46 738 08 66 64

About Procuritas Capital Investors V

Procuritas Capital Investors V, LP (“PCI V”) is a private equity fund focusing on mid-sized companies in the Nordic Region. PCI V is advised by Procuritas Partners AB and Procuritas Partners GmbH. Founded in 1986, Procuritas has been a pioneer in introducing the concept of MBOs in the Nordic region.

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