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LLCP-backed NMi buys Chamois

Netherlands Measurement Institute, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, has acquired UK-based Chamois Metrology, a calibration and measurement equipment distribution company.

Netherlands Measurement Institute, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital partners, has acquired UK-based Chamois Metrology, a calibration and measurement equipment distribution company. No financial terms were disclosed.

PRESS RELEASE

LOS ANGELES–( May 09, 2022 )–Netherlands Measurement Institute (“NMi”), a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), announced today that it has acquired Chamois Metrology (“Chamois”). NMi is the leading independent specialist for legal metrology testing and inspection services in Europe.

Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Southam, UK, Chamois is a high-end calibration and measurement equipment distribution company. Chamois is a UKAS-accredited provider of pressure, electrical, mass, dimensional and temperature calibration services to close to 500 customers in the UK and Europe. Chamois is NMi’s second acquisition since it was acquired by LLCP, following UK-based Young Calibration in October 2021.

Yvo Jansen, CEO of NMi, commented, “We are excited to once again increase our UK footprint and to work with the skilled and highly experienced team at Chamois. This acquisition enhances our capabilities, and we can now offer a far wider scope of calibration services to our customers across Europe and the UK. The Chamois team are experts across multiple sectors, bolstered by technical knowledge, quality processes, and an impressive facility.”

David Cowan, Senior Managing Director at LLCP, added, “We are thrilled to continue our support of NMi and its ongoing acquisition strategy. The acquisitions of Chamois and Young Calibration have enabled NMi to develop meaningful scale in the UK, and we are excited about the many attractive opportunities we are seeing.”

NMi was advised by CFI (M&A), RSM (financial and tax) and Roxburgh Milkins (legal).
NMi is a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Europe II, SCSp.

About Levine Leichtman Capital Partners
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, LLC is a middle-market private equity firm with a 38-year track record of investing across various targeted sectors, including franchising, business services, education and engineered products. LLCP utilizes a differentiated Structured Private Equity investment strategy, combining debt and equity capital investments in portfolio companies. This unique structure provides a less dilutive solution for management teams and entrepreneurs, while delivering growth and income with a significantly lower risk profile.