31 mrt Panta Holdings Acquires Fokker Services and Fokker Techniek
Panta Holdings, a Dutch investment company, expands its Aerospace footprint by acquiring aviation aftermarket businesses Fokker Services and Fokker Techniek from Fokker Technologies/GKN Aerospace, effective April 1, 2021.
Under new ownership, the companies will continue to invest in technology innovations, advanced processes and engineering excellence to play a leading role in the aerospace aftermarket. The companies will work closely together and are well positioned to capture growth in various aerospace segments in a market changed by COVID-19, with its global facilities in the Netherlands, Singapore and the United States.
Customers around the world can continue to rely on the 100+ years of design, production and maintenance expertise, delivering innovative total support solutions. Fokker Services and Fokker Techniek will be jointly led by two experienced industry executives, Roland van Dijk and Menzo van der Beek.
PANTA is a strategic investment company privately owned by Jaap Rosen Jacobson. PANTA focuses on developing companies that are going through a strategic transformation. The company has significant experience in the aerospace industry. Part of its current investment portfolio is a majority stake (71.2%) in Canadian listed Avcorp Industries Inc, a supplier of airframe components and component repair, and Netherlands Aircraft Company N.V. (NAC), a start-up to develop an aircraft based on the Fokker 100 regional jet. Past holdings include several airlines and leading companies including VLM Airlines N.V. that was successfully sold to Air France – KLM in 2008.