Today Insepa, the family foundation that owns Espersen, announced that Danish Kirk Kapital buys 40% of Beck Pack Systems A/S and Cartolit A/S. With Kirk Kapital as co-owner of Beck Pack, Insepa gets a financially strong partner, who will contribute to the development of the company in the years to come. Insepa keeps 60% of the ownership and remains the driving force of the company – now together with Kirk Kapital.
“I am happy to have Kirk Kapital on board for the continuous development of our companies. The partnership with Kirk enables us to take lead in the consolidation that takes place in the seafood industry. It allows us to continue our growth journey, investing in new technology, plants and companies that open new opportunities for our customers long-term”, says Klaus B. Nielsen, CEO Espersen and Beck Pack.
About Beck Pack
Beck Pack Systems is a world-leading producer of food packaging, notably the Beck Liner, which is the # 1 solution for food safety, quality and freshness. For more details about Beck Pack, see www.beck-liner.com.
About Kirk Kapital
Kirk Kapital is a family owned investment company owned by the family Kirk Johansen, founders of LEGO. Kirk Kapital is an active and long-term investor and owns large minority posts in Alliance+, FMD, Globeteam, Kompan, PNO and Tacton. For more information about Kirk Kapital, see www.kirkkapital.dk.
Insepa is the holding company behind the fish processing group Espersen and the packaging companies Beck Pack and Cartolit. Insepa is owned 100% by Director J.P.A. Espersen and wife, Mrs. Dagny Espersens Foundation. The purpose of the foundation is the ownership of Insepa and of charitable and humanitarian character. See www.jpa-fonden.dk and www.espersen.com.