Investment Summary

Exits Victrex

On December 1, 1995, invested in manufacturer Victrex from Cinven and CVC Capital Partners

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Manufacturing sector.
  • This is transaction in the United Kingdom.

Investment Summary

Date 1995-12-01
Target Victrex
Sector Manufacturing
Sellers(s) Cinven
CVC Capital Partners
Deal Type IPO

Target

Victrex

Thornton-Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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Victrex was the sole commercial manufacturer of a high performance polymer known as ?PEEK? with a range of uses in manufacturing, transport, electronics, aerospace and consumer sectors. Victrex was founded in 1993 and is based in Thornton Cleveleys, the United Kingdom.

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Seller(S) 2

SELLER

Cinven

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1977
PE ASSETS 37.0B EUR
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

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.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 29 of 123
Sector (Manufacturing) 1 of 3
Type (IPO) 18 of 39
Country (United Kingdom) 27 of 71
Year (1995) 7 of 7
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1995-12-01 W.J. Furse

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

W J Furse was part of East Midlands Electricity and a manufacturer of lightning protection systems. The company was divested by its parent in December 1995 as part of its programme to dispose of non-core businesses.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1996-04-01 Azlan Group

Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Azlan Group PLC, a distributor of innovative, high margin products in the networking, communications and peripherals segments of the IT sector.

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SELLER

CVC Capital Partners

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1981
PE ASSETS 82.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

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.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 7 of 167
Sector (Manufacturing) 1 of 12
Type (IPO) 3 of 35
Country (United Kingdom) 7 of 32
Year (1995) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1995-11-01 Novem Car Interior Design

Vorbach, Germany

Novem is the supplier for interior wood trim components in the automotive sector. Its products are designed to be fitted to the car interior as fully finished components and are manufactured primarily using pressing, sanding, and lacquering techniques and processes.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1996-01-01 Brunner Mond Group

Northwich, United Kingdom

Brunner Mond is a manufacturer of soda ash in the UK.

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