Dutch investor acquires two Fokker companies from Fokker/GKN
Privately held PANTA Holdings, which has a long history of investing in European aviation, has bought aftermarket specialist, Fokker Services, and conversions and refurbishment arm, Fokker Techniek, from parent company Fokker Technologies/GKN. Read More »
Jointly led by Roland van Dijk and Menzo van der Beek, the two companies will invest in technology innovation and engineering excellence.
Owned by Jaap Rosen Jacobson, PANTA Holdings “focuses on developing companies going through a strategic transformation”, the private investment group said in a company statement. Among its aviation and airline investments was the sale of VLM Airlines N.V. to Air France KLM in 2008.
Fokker Services provides tailored maintenance solutions for regional, commercial and military aircraft. Fokker Techniek specializes in green aircraft completions, conversions, upgrades and refurbishments for VIP and Special Mission aircraft. The Fokker group operates a regional facility in Singapore.