HELIOX AND PRE JOIN FORCES
Waterland Private Equity Investments has acquired a stake in PRE Power Developers. The private equity investor already held a stake in Heliox since 2018. In the press release the companies are stating that the addition of PRE to the portfolio of Waterland will help Heliox and PRE Power Developers achieve their joint mission to become the leading player in the Electric Vehicle Energy Management segment.
Both Heliox and PRE are active in the e-mobility market designing, producing and implementing charging infrastructure. Heliox focuses mainly on systems & services, especially in the public transport and commercial vehicle sectors; PRE focuses mainly on modules such as DC (Ultra) Fast Charging and Vehicle to Grid technology, including the passenger car sector. Heliox and PRE both have divisions originating from power conversion technology. This historical similarity also displays itself in a cultural fit and mutual business approach. Michael Colijn, Group CEO of Heliox explains: “In PRE we have found a partner who will help achieve our growth ambitions, They share our passion for a sustainable future.” PRE’s CEO Menno Kardolus: “Together with Heliox we are able to serve our customers even better. Their global presence, service network and their OEM charging solutions perfectly complement PRE's module technology.”
“The energy transition is accelerating fast. By supporting the combination of two top notch technological companies, both Heliox and PRE offer even better solutions to their e-mobility and utility customers”, adds Wouter Roduner from Waterland Private Equity Investments.