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> Date of Investment: January 2018
> Region: Germany
> Sector: Niche Manufacturing/Services
> Website: www.svt.de
> Sales: €112MM

svt is the second largest German provider of passive fire protection products and installation services and one of the leading restoration management companies in Germany

Established in Seevetal/Hamburg in 1969, svt has grown through both organic development and a selected add-on acquisition (AIK Flammadur Brandschutz in 2016) to ~€112m in sales in 2017E

The passive fire protection business comprises the full value chain from R&D to manufacturing as well as installation services of fire preventing and resistant products that are sold either to OEM, wholesalers or construction customers

In addition, svt offers one-stop-shop services in restoration management specializing in fire, water and natural hazard damage restoration as well as pollutant removal

svt has a network of 32 branches across Germany and subsidiaries in Poland, Singapore and Dubai