Investment Summary

Exits Kermel

On July 27, 2012, invested in apparel/textiles company Kermel from Equistone Partners Europe Limited

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Apparel/Textiles sector.
  • This is transaction in France.
Investment Fate
  • Kermel was sold to a consortium of financial buyers in 2012.

Investment Summary

Date 2012-07-27
Target Kermel
Sector Apparel/Textiles
Sellers(s) Equistone Partners Europe Limited
Deal Type Secondary Sale

Target

Kermel

Colmar, France
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Kermel is a manufacturer of meta-aramid fibre for protective clothing and industrial applications. Kermel fibre is used for protective clothing. The company manufacturer of aramid fibre dedicated to heat resistant protective clothing. Kermelw was founded in 1992 and is based in Colmar, France.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Equistone Partners Europe Limited

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1997
PE ASSETS 9.6B EUR
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Equistone Partners Europe Ltd is a private equity firm that invests in small to mid-sized companies with valued from €50 to €500 million. Equistone targets companies operating in the fields of services, healthcare, financial services, and consumer/travel. The Firm looks to invest €25 to €200 million in a variety of transactions, including buyouts, growth capital financings, and recapitalizations. Equistone Partners Europe Ltd. (formerly Barclays Private Equity Ltd) was formed in 1997 and is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 108 of 184
Sector (Apparel/Textiles) 5 of 5
Type (Secondary Sale) 7 of 11
Country (France) 36 of 57
Year (2012) 5 of 7
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