After a successful deal with BNP Paribas last July when Kartesia became the anchor investor to their latest collateralised loan obligation (“CLO”) vehicle, Kartesia is pursuing its long-term and proactive investment strategy on CLO market.
Acting as Kartesia’s financial controller, Benjamin Lunaud has been working in the private equity and audit sector for three years. Prior to joining Kartesia, he was a senior financial auditor at Deloitte Luxembourg.
In December 2017, Kufner Group was acquired by Austrian private investors, resulting in the exit of Kartesia’s Unitranche investment. We look back at the story behind a successful deal that almost never happened.