Kartesia is pleased to announce that the investment of Altercap I and Altercap II funds into the senior and mezz debt issued by EDS was repaid at par following the sale of the Company to DPE. Euro-Druckservice GmbH (EDS), headquartered in Germany, is the leading provider of retail marketing communications solutions (around printed leaflets) in the CEE region. With more than 1500 FTEs across 8 sites in 5 countries, EDS has an unmatched footprint in the region and is able to serve its large and diversified blue-chip customer base (international retailers) locally.
Kartesia is pleased to announce that the investment of the Altercap II funds into the senior and mezzanine debt issued by URSA was repaid at par following the sale of the Company to Xella International. Headquartered in Madrid, URSA is a leading European thermal and acoustic insulation manufacturer aimed at increasing the sustainability and energy efficiency of buildings, targeting both new constructions and renovations. With approximately €500m turnover, URSA produces glass wool and extruded polystyrene (XPS) across 13 plants scattered all over Europe, including Russia.
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.
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.
Foraco International SA (TSX: FAR) is a leading global mineral drilling services company that provides a comprehensive and reliable service offering in mining and water projects. Supported by its founding values of Integrity, Innovation, and Involvement, Foraco has grown into the third largest global drilling enterprise, with a presence in 22 countries across five continents.
Kartesia is pleased to announce that the investment of the KCO III fund into the senior debt issued by SAG was repaid at par following the sale of the Company to SPIE S.A. SAG is the leading German utility infrastructure service provider, with almost 100 years of experience in the design, construction and maintenance of power generation, distribution and transmission infrastructure.
Kartesia announced today that it funded a new money acquisition line for Desmet Ballestra via its fund KCO IV. The proceeds were utilised for the acquisition of Mazzoni LB Spa, a Milan-based company being the global leader in the engineering and manufacturing of the full range of equipment for soap production, benefiting from a strong brand name, long-lasting relationships with customers and a significant exposure to developing economies in Africa and South America.