Specialist provider of credit solutions
Specialist provider of credit solutions

In July 2017, KCI IV embarked on one of its largest investments to date, providing over $50 million in refinancing for the Fine Sounds Group.

A world-renowned maker of high-end audio equipment

Fri 27 October 2017 by tina | Tags: Fine Sounds, McIntosh Group, KCO IV

Kartesia is pursuing its strategy of investing opportunistically in the collateralised loan obligation (CLO) market, thereby continuing KCO III investment thesis. In July, KCO IV closed its first CLO deal by acquiring the majority of the subordinated notes of BNP Paribas AM 2017 CLO, a new European CLO vehicle.

Finding the best deal on a favourable CLO market

Fri 27 October 2017 by tina | Tags: BNP IP, CLO, KCO IV

In October 2017, Kartesia supported an opportunistic acquisition that enabled Aten Oil to speed up its build-up strategy.

Aten Oil, a growing presence in the Spanish fuel retail space

Fri 27 October 2017 by tina | Tags: Aten Oil, KCO IV

In May 2017, Kartesia provided a €25 million convertible loan to insurance software group Vet+a. Investment Manager Tomás Neuhaus, who handled the deal alongside Founding Partner Jaime Prieto, describes how the Spanish company leverages technology to serve insurance companies.

Fri 27 October 2017 by tina | Tags: KCO IV

Kartesia is pleased to announce that the investment of the KCO III fund into the senior debt issued by Grupo Cortefiel was repaid at par following a refinancing in the context of the reinvestment of PAI Partners and CVC Capital Partners. Grupo Cortefiel is based in Madrid, Spain and is one of Europe's leading fashion retailers. It is made up of four own brands: Cortefiel, Springfield, Women'Secret, Pedro del Hierro and an outlet chain: Fifty Factory. 

Fri 22 September 2017 by tina | Tags: Cortefiel, KCO III, exit, secondary deal, Spain

Kartesia announced today that it acquired part of the outstanding debt of Eolane as well as contributed to a new liquidity injection in the group, alongside deal sponsor Hivest Capital.

Wed 26 July 2017 by tina | Tags: Eolane, KCO IV, done deal, secondary deal, France

Kartesia, the European specialist provider of capital solutions for small and mid-sized companies, is pleased to announce that it has completed a new financing for McIntosh Group (“McIntosh” or the “Company”), a leading designer and manufacturer of high-end audio equipment. McIntosh distributes products in over 70 countries under the iconic brands McIntosh, Sonus Faber and Audio Research. 

Mon 24 July 2017 by Kartesia | Tags: McIntosh, KCO III, KCO IV

Kartesia is pleased to announce that the investment of the KCO III and Altercap II funds into the senior debt issued by HMY was repaid at par following the sale of the Company to LBO France. HMY offers a wide range of shelving equipment, checkout counters and point-of-purchase (‘POP’) material, ranging from standard metal products through to bespoke customised fittings incorporating aluminium, wood and glass. The Group provides its clients with an integrated service, from conception and design to in-store installation.

Thu 29 June 2017 by tina | Tags: HMY, KCO III, Altercap, exit, secondary deal, France