Ellab is a leading global supplier of solutions for measuring, recording, monitoring and validating critical parameters of thermal processing, selling its products in over 65 countries across the globe.

The company offers a wide product range of high-precision systems for temperature, pressure and humidity monitoring and validation based on either data loggers or wired thermocouple instruments.

Ellab’s products are used by the pharmaceutical and food industry as well as hospitals, where accurate and complete supporting validation documentation is essential.

Value creation strategy
  • Continued organic growth through further market share gains in the pharma segment
  • Invest in organic expansion of the validation services market
  • Investigate the merits of entering adjacent validation industry verticals
  • Pursue growth through M&A of identified targets
Investment history
  • Acquired in August 2016 by the IK VIII Fund
  • Sold to EQT in September 2019

Press releases
IK Investment Partners to sell Ellab to EQT
IK Investment Partners to acquire Ellab
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