IRIS CF advises the shareholders of Freshfilter (Netherlands) and Brotec (France) on the sale to sector peer BMAir, a portfolio company of Intersaction

With the 100% acquisition of Freshfilter and Brotec, BMAir secured its position and the global market for cab air filtration systems. IRIS CF acted as sell-side advisor to the shareholders of Freshfilter and Brotec. 


Freshfilter is a renowned international manufacturer and supplier of Cab Air Filtration Systems, working within a wide range of market sectors. The company supplies top quality, ISO conformant air purifying systems to keep all workers’ cabin air safe. Feshfilter has experience with ISO regulations, international law and regional laws and regulations, which optimally improve efficiency at partners and dealers. By partnering with local Freshfilter entities abroad, the Company is able to quickly map compatible products that deliver local solutions from local suppliers.

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BMAir has been producing filter pressure systems for construction machines in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy and Great Britain for 25 years. BMAir is just like Freshfilter active in the production of innovative cab air filtration systems for a variety of sectors, including composting, soil remediation, recycling and mining. Under the guidance of private equity firm Intersaction, BMAir is pursuing an ambitious growth and internationalization strategy. The acquisition of Freshfilter creates a global, leading group in the field of innovative cab air filtration systems.

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Intersaction, based in Laren, is a Dutch private equity company with a focus on SME’s. As a Dutch private equity fund, Intersaction takes an active approach in which they proactively provide ideas, structure and contacts to help the company move forward, but do not sit in the driver’s seat. As a private equity firm, we focus on companies with an EBITDA (profit before taxes, interest and depreciation) of € 2 to 10 million (equity investments of € 5 to 20 million).

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