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Gimv divests natural climate control and fire safety specialist Brakel to Kingspan

Brakel, a leading European climate control and fire safety specialist for commercial and industrial buildings, has been acquired by Kingspan, a global leader in innovative high performance insulation and building envelope solutions.

For 40 years, Brakel ( has been a market leader in the Benelux region and the UK in the field of high-end quality solutions for glass daylight constructions (glass roofs and skylights), ventilation systems (top hung windows and flap ventilators) and fire safety systems (fire detection, smoke and heat extraction installations) in commercial and industrial buildings. These solutions are in response to the increasing demand for a comfortable, sustainable and safe indoor climate, using natural light and outside air. They are also made from high-quality recyclable materials, such as glass and aluminium.