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Leadec acquires FISS Automatika in Hungary


Stuttgart (Germany), Debrecen (Hungary), 6 June 2023 – Leadec, a Triton Fund IV portfolio company and a leading global service specialist for factories, has acquired FISS Automatika Kft. effective 05/31/2023. With the acquisition of the Debrecen-based company, Leadec expands its footprint in Hungary and enhances its expertise in electrical engineering and automation.

“With FISS Automatika as part of the Leadec Group, we are now represented in the important industrial location of Debrecen in eastern Hungary. The team has excellent technical know-how and has been working successfully with customers from the chemical, pharmaceutical and petroleum industries for many years,” says Georgi Tschumburidse, Member of the Management Board of Leadec Europe.

FISS Automatika Kft. was founded in 2010 and has 90 employees. The company specializes in electrical installation, power current distribution, instrumentation and control, special-purpose machine construction and building automation. It also has its own modern workshop for control cabinet fabrication.

Service specialist for factories

“We are pleased that FISS Automatika Kft. and our team are looking forward to a successful future as part of a large and international company. With our combined know-how, we can win new customers in Debrecen and further expand our services,” agree the owners of FISS Automatika Kft, János Bényei and István Eszenyi.

Leadec has been operating in Hungary for almost 30 years. “We make sure that the factories of our customers, many of them from the automotive industry, run smoothly. Our focus is on electrical and mechanical installation, technical and infrastructural facility management, logistics, technical cleaning, and customized services,” explains Ferenc Dákai, Managing Director of Leadec Hungary. Around 700 employees work at eight locations as well as directly on site at customers’ plants.

“The Hungarian economy has been developing very positively for years, especially in the manufacturing industry. The great confidence in the location is also demonstrated by the latest major projects in the automotive and battery sectors, such as BMW’s new vehicle plant, where high-voltage batteries are assembled,” explains Markus Glaser-Gallion, CEO of Leadec. “We are therefore pleased to strengthen our footprint in Hungary to support our customers locally along the entire life cycle of the factory.”


About Leadec

Leadec is a leading global service specialist for factories across their entire life cycle and related infrastructure. The company, which is headquartered in Stuttgart, employs about 22,000 people worldwide. In 2022 Leadec earned sales of more than EUR 1.1 billion. Leadec has been supporting its customers along the entire production supply chain for more than 60 years and is based at more than 300 sites, often directly at the customers’ plants and facilities.

Leadec’s global services comprise: Engineer (Production Planning & Optimization, Automation and Production IT), Install (Electrical Installation, Mechanical Installation and Relocation), Maintain (Production Equipment Maintenance and Technical Cleaning), Support (Technical Facility Management, Infrastructural Facility Management and Logistics) as well as other local services. The Leadec.os digital business platform is used to record all processes end-to-end and integrate further digital services.

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About Triton

Founded in 1997 and owned by its partners, Triton is a leading European mid-market sector-specialist investor. Triton focuses on businesses that provide important goods and services in the Business Services, Industrial Tech, Healthcare, and Consumer sectors.

Triton has over 200 investment professionals across 11 offices and invests through three complementary “All Weather” strategies: Mid-Market Private Equity, Smaller Mid-Cap Private Equity, and Opportunistic Credit.

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