Trilantic Europe goes for 60% stake in Aerocompact Group

Aerocompact Group is a solar mounting service provider.

  • Aerocompact is based in Satteins, Austria
  • Mathias Muther, Aerocompact’s founder, will hold 40% stake in the company
  • Trilantic Europe is an international private equity firm

Trilantic Europe will acquire a 60 percent stake in Aerocompact Group, a company that produces and distributes substructures for mounting photovoltaic modules.

Aerocompact is based in Satteins, Austria.

“We have been impressed by the quality of Aerocompact’s solar mounting solutions, the growth momentum shown across all its current markets, and the enthusiasm and vision of the entire team,” said Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman of Trilantic Europe. The firm will “accelerate growth even further and create a truly international champion in the solar mounting space, while also delivering on our investment sustainability commitments.”

Mathias Muther, Aerocompact’s founder, will remain a significant shareholder with a 40 percent stake in the company through his private foundation.

The transaction will provide Aerocompact with a flexible and strong capital structure to invest in growth in the coming years, according to a release.

No financial details of the transaction were disclosed.

The transaction is subject to approval by the relevant authorities.

Trilantic Europe is an international private equity firm that invests across Europe and in energy transition. It manages around €2.6 billion in assets and is based in London.

Aerocompact was supported by William Blair and Turnkey Finance from Bregenz, while Trilantic Europe was advised by Lazard.