Haldor Topsøe announced earlier this year that they were looking for an investor to acquire a 30 % stake in the company. Haldor Topsøe is a leading producer of catalysts for industrial production. The latest rumours are that Kirkbi has placed a bid of approx. DKK 2.4bn for the 30 % stake. The bid values Haldor Topsøe at DKK 8bn. Haldor Topsøe reported a turnover of DKK 5bn and EBITDA of DK 852m in 2017, corresponding to an EV/EBITDA multiple of 9.4x.