- BUKO Infrasupport and BUKO Waakt provide outsourced traffic and safety management in the Netherlands
- Equistone will partner with the current shareholder Scheybeeck Participaties, the family office of the Burger family and the wider management team
- BUKO Transport is not included in the transaction
Equistone has taken a majority stake in BUKO Infrasupport and BUKO Waakt, providers of outsourced traffic and safety management systems in the Netherlands. BUKO Transport is not included in the transaction.
BUKO Infrasupport, headquartered in Barendrecht, specialises in offering end-to-end outsourced temporary traffic management systems. Its portfolio of services include design, planning, approval, deployment and collection, as well as onsite management of road signage and safety equipment required for roadworks. The company primarily serves contractors and public authorities.
Beverwijk-based BUKO Waakt provides temporary remote security systems with a focus on camera surveillance, intrusion detection systems and access control systems.
Equistone will partner with the current shareholder Scheybeeck Participaties, the family office of the Burger family, and the wider management team, which will reinvest in the company as part of the transaction.
“BUKO is already very well positioned – we want to build on this and further strengthen its service offering and market position in the Netherlands through organic growth,” said Hubert van Wolfswinkel, partner at Equistone’s Amsterdam office.
The firm is “also considering opportunities for expansion into neighbouring countries through strategic acquisitions”, added Tanja Berg, investment director at Equistone.
London-headquartered Equistone is an an independent investment firm that operates across the Benelux, France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK.