Investment Summary

Exits GVW Group

On July 1, 2004, invested in automotive company GVW Group from The Carlyle Group

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Automotive sector.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in Illinois.

Investment Summary

Date 2004-07-01
Target GVW Group
Sector Automotive
Sellers(s) The Carlyle Group
Deal Type Recapitalization

Target

GVW Group

Highland Park, Illinois, United States
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GVW Group LLC (Formerly Grand Vehicle Works Corporation) was a premier provider of transportation products and related services to truck fleets and users of specialty and recreational vehicles through two operating subsidiaries.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

The Carlyle Group

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1987
PE ASSETS 84.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION
Carlyle's corporate headquarters on Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, DC.
Carlyle's corporate headquarters on Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, DC.

The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm that pursues private equity, credit, and real estate investments worldwide. Carlyle's private equity practice practice pursues buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. With offices in 19 countries, Carlyle can easily target opportunities throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East/North Africa and Latin America. Broad sectors of interest include aerospace, defense, automotive and transportation, consumer, retail, energy and power, financial services, healthcare, industrial, infrastructure, technology services, business services, telecommunications and media. The Carlyle Group was formed in 1987 and is based in Washington DC.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 36 of 433
Sector (Automotive) 1 of 12
Type (Recapitalization) 1 of 3
State (Illinois) 1 of 14
Country (United States) 28 of 247
Year (2004) 12 of 24
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2004-07-01 AuthenTec

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2004-07-05 StandardAero

Winnipeg, Ontario, Canada

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