On November 22nd, the shareholders of Kinkelder announced their agreement with Gilde Buy Out Partners, a leading mid-market Private Equity house in the Benelux.

Kinkelder has been a family business since its foundation in 1945. The company, headquartered in Zevenaar (the Netherlands), is the worldwide market leader in high-end circular saw blade cutting technology for the steel industry. Kinkelder has an unmatched reputation for high quality & service and a continuous focus on innovation. Under the ownership of the De Kinkelder family, the company has experienced significant growth, currently serving over 10,000 clients in over 70 countries around the world.

In Gilde, Kinkelder has found a valuable partner with a wealth of experience in successfully supporting mid-market companies during their next growth phase. Gilde’s international network, sector knowledge and broad experience will enable Kinkelder to accelerate its ambitious growth strategy and support the company to further increase its market share and improve its operational excellence.