Koop Group (future name: WATR Group)

A leading European provider of dewatering solutions and groundwater purification services



Koop Watermanagement, founded in 1969, is one of the leading European providers of dewatering solutions and groundwater purification services. With its own branch network the company focuses on regional infrastructure projects in Germany and the Netherlands and selectively undertakes larger projects across Europe. As part of the group's (KOOP) future associated services Ko-Mats, founded in 2012, provides crane and excavator mats, which are used for the stabilisation of heavy construction machinery across diverse end-markets. Due to its comprehensive market experience completed with its excellent products, services and process know-how, KOOP is considered to be a technical market leader for high quality and customised dewatering services in Europe for a diversified and international customer base, e.g. energy and public infrastructure industry.


Initial Situation

As part of a management buy-out, Borromin Capital Fund IV SCS, SICAV-RAIF has acquired a stake in the Watr Group. The transaction comprises Koop Watermanagement Holding B.V., headquartered in Gildehaus (Lower Saxony), as well as the Ko-Mats Group with its subsidiaries in Germany and the Netherlands.

Corporate Development

Borromin will work closely with management and strategically support the group's growth strategy, in particular:

  • Geographic expansion of the group's branch network (focus on the Netherlands & Germany)
  • Add-on acquisitions
  • Implementation of a group structure