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Cinven is a private equity firm focused on buyout investments in growing, profitable businesses located throughout Europe. Sectors of interest include business and financial services, healthcare, industrial, retail, leisure, consumer, technology, media, and telecommunications. Cinven looks to invest a minimum of €200 million in companies with a minimum enterprise value of €400 million. Cinven does not invest in start-ups or development phase companies. Cinven was established in 1977 and has offices in Frankfurt, London, Paris, Hong Kong, and Milan.
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Caradon Plumbing Solutions
Hull, United Kingdom
Caradon is a pan-European heating business manufacturing and distributing an exclusive range of boilers and radiators in Europe, particularly in the UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Turkey.
St Regis Paper
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
St Regis Paper Company Ltd was one of the largest producers of paper and corrugated packaging in the UK. It was owned by Champion Corporation who had decided to sell its operations outside of the US. In 1985, St. Regis was bought by its management team supported by Cinven.
CVC Capital Partners is a global private equity firm focused on investments in large companies located in Europe, North America, and Asia. CVC looks for opportunities with stable cash flows and talented management, and will consider businesses in a variety of industries. Target sectors include textiles, industrial products, waste management, building materials, energy/utilities, business services, financial services, distribution, healthcare, media, semiconductors, and gaming. CVC can handle transactions valued from €250 million to €10 billion. CVC Capital Partners was formed in 1981 and is based in Luxembourg.
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Beauty International Fragrances
Beauty International Fragrances was established as a new company in July 1984 to acquire four separate businesses, each involved in the distribution of fragrances and cosmetics. Cinven supported a management team who had identified the availability of these different businesses and saw the opportunity to create a business in a larger scale.
London, United Kingdom
Cinven supported the management buyout of Cundell from the Lawson Mardon Group in April 1986. Cundell was a specialist manufacturer of corrugated packaging material. Its product range was based on traditional boxes but it differentiated itself through the quality of its products and service, through technology and design innovation and through various printing techniques applied to the basic product line.