The transaction has an overall enterprise value of US$1.1 billion and is expected to close in February 2015.

Dynacast International makes metal components for the automotive, telecommunications, computing, consumer electronics and healthcare industries using die-casting and metal injection molding (MIM) technologies .

Partners Group is acquiring Dynacast from exiting financial investors and is joined in the acquisition by Kenner & Company, an existing shareholder, and the company’s management team. Following the acquisition, Partners Group and Kenner & Company will work with Dynacast’s management team to support the company in the next phase.

Growth phase

Dynacast has a long and rich history of continuously refining our proprietary manufacturing technologies, in-house tooling expertise and innovative design processes to manufacture highly complex metal components in a fast, repeatable and precise manner to provide greater value to our customers,” said Simon Newman, CEO of Dynacast. “With the investment led by Partners Group, we have the strategic support and capital backing to enter into the next phase of growth for our company.”

“ Dynacast already has a truly differentiated position as a global supplier in the precision metal components marketplace and we see exciting potential for further expansion,” added Joel Schwartz, MD at Partners Group in New York. “We believe our global platform and deep network of industry relationships make us the ideal partner to back management’s vision for the business going forward, particularly through our assistance with acquisitions and with the deepening of the company’s integrated, worldwide approach.”