DSS Silkeborg acquired by multinational Tetra Pak
DSS Silkeborg develops and produces high-technological membrane filtration systems to large international dairies in Europe and the rest of the world.The core competence of DSS lies in maximizing the full use of milk and whey, based on its in-depth understanding of fractionation processes, water treatment, and dairy production.
Tetra Pak is the world’s largest supplier of processing and packaging solutions to the food industry. Processing solutions comprises development and production of all key technologies to the dairy industry.
The sellers of DSS are the Copenhagen-based investment company 2L Holding A/S (owned by Lars-Erik Houmann Christensen and Lau Kristensen), Managing Director of DSS Niels Osterland, Sales Director of DSS Orla Nissen, and a number of employees.
Clearwater International was exclusive financial adviser to the owners of DSS Silkeborg, and arranged a structured auction process with bids from several international industrial buyers as well as selected private equity funds. The sale of DSS Silkeborg to Tetra Pak is the result of a competitive sales process.