Divestiture of Porcus ApS

MHS Corporate Finance acted as exclusive financial advisor on the divestiture of Porcus ApS to Standard Investment.

Porcus ApS, a Danish specialized pig veterinarian, has divested a majority stake of the company to Standard Investment, a Dutch private equity firm.

The 7 partners of Porcus including the management team, CEO Kristian Viekilde and COO Lars Rasmussen, will continue as shareholders in the new collaboration with Standard Investment.

Porcus has had a strong growth trajectory the past decade built on both organic growth and through multiple acquisitions. In collaboration, Porcus and Standard Investment will further accelerate the growth journey both local and international as part of the new partnership. Standard Investment has a proven track record of adapting companies to international markets and strengthening global reach.

About Porcus ApS

Porcus is one of Europe’s largest specialized pig veterinarians headquartered in Odense, Denmark. The company offers veterinary advisory services to Danish and international pig farmers with focus on value creation through productivity improvements. Porcus consists of 17 vets including the 7 partners. The past 20 years, Porcus has been built from consolidating the Danish pig veterinarian market.

About Standard Investment

Standard Investment is a Dutch private equity firm headquartered in Amsterdam, with offices in Brussels, Copenhagen, and Stockholm. Standard Investment typically invests in small and medium-sized businesses based in Benelux and the Nordics with revenues between EUR 20m and 200m. The firm primarily acquires companies with an enterprise value of up to EUR 100m and look for growth and improvement potential, a majority share and an active role.