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Kartesia is pleased to announce that the investment of the KCO III into the unitranche debt issued by Kufner was repaid at par following the exit of the Company by VMS. Kufner, founded in 1862 and headquartered in Munich, is a global manufacturer of technical textiles with a particular focus on interlinings used in apparel applications as well as in other technical textile segments, e.g. automotive seating.

Fri 15 December 2017 by tina | Tags: Kufner, KCOIII, exit, primary deal, Germany

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.

Wed 15 November 2017 by tina | Tags: EDS, Altercap, exit, secondary deal, Germany

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. 

Fri 31 March 2017 by tina | Tags: SAG, KCO III, exit, secondary deal, Germany

KUFNER

A few weeks ago KCO III arranged and purchased a €15M unitranche bond to finance the recapitalisation of Kufner Group, a German portfolio company of Austria-based private equity house Value Management Services (VMS). Kartesia’s Investment Manager Thomas Pöhler and Director Debt Advisory Daniel Gebler from DC Advisory tell us about the deal and current recapitalisation strategies.

Mon 4 May 2015 by Kartesia | Tags: KCO III, Germany, Thomas Pöhler
Kufner

Kartesia announced today that its credit opportunity fund KCO III has arranged & underwritten a 15 M€ unitranche bond financing the recapitalisation of Kufner Group, a portfolio company of Austria-based Private Equity house Value Management Services (VMS).

Thu 26 February 2015 by Kartesia | Tags: done deal, Germany, unitranche, manufacturing of technical textiles

The Rademacher group is a leading B2B producer of innovative roller shutter and awning motor drives as well as garage door openers.

Mon 29 September 2014 by Kartesia | Tags: exit, Germany, home furnishing, senior debt, 2nd lien, full par repayment

Nedschroef consists of 20 operating companies with establishments in 12 countries & 1400 FTEs. It focuses on the production of metal fasteners (screws, nuts and bolt, 65% of sales, 9 plants).

Thu 28 August 2014 by Kartesia | Tags: exit, Germany, automotive parts, senior debt, full par repayment

GHH is a European leading that produces wheels, axles, and wheel sets for world-wide use (32% of sales for export i.e. outside Germany, France, and Belgum) in rail vehicles, at its plants in Germany, France, and Belgium.

Thu 29 May 2014 by Kartesia | Tags: Germany, heavy industry, senior debt, full par repayment, exit