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EQMC, managed by Alantra, ranked as the top event driven hedge fund globally over the last five and seven years

29 November

Madrid- The EQMC Fund has ranked as the top performing hedge fund over the last five and seven years in the event driven category, according to Barclay Hedge. In this period, the Fund has obtained a 25.7% and an 18.9% annual return, respectively (total return of +221.9% since January 2010). This prize joins the recent recognitions […]

Alantra advises Future French Champions on its investment in Devialet

29 November

Alantra is pleased to announce that it advised Future French Champions (FFC, a partnership between CDC International Capital and Qatar Investment Authority) on its investment in Devialet, the French developer of high-end sound systems based on its proprietary technology. Underwritten by renowned global investors (such as Ginko Ventures, Korelya Capital, Foxconn, Future French Champions, Groupe Renault and Sharp Corporation), this €100m […]

Alantra advises Italian Mutti on the sale of a 24.5% stake to Belgian Verlinvest

23 November

Milan- Alantra acted as exclusive financial advisors to Mutti S.p.A. and its shareholders on the sale of a 24.5% stake in the company to Verlinvest, a Belgian investment holding with over €1.5bn of assets under management. Mutti is the leading Italian premium packaged tomato brand. The company experienced an exceptional track record of growth and profitability, […]

Alantra raises convertible bonds and senior debt to finance the shareholding reorganization of the Dragon Bleu / Venum group

22 November

 With this operation, Franck Dupuis (CEO and Founder of Dragon Bleu / Venum) is back to being the sole group shareholder through the acquisition of a significant minority shareholder, financed by convertible bonds and bank debt • Founded in 2004, the group is the world leader in the design and distribution of combat sports equipment […]

Alantra advises Swiss EZL in the sale of a 30% stake to a financial investor and the subsequent placement of a further 30% stake

17 November

Alantra acted as sole financial advisor to Energie Zürichsee Linth AG (“EZL”, formerly Erdgas Obersee AG), a regional Swiss energy supply and service company, in the sale of a 30% stake to a financial investor (Credit Suisse Energy-Infrastructure Partners) and the subsequent OTC-placement of a further 30% stake to the general public. EZL serves household, […]

Alantra hires Managing Director in the US

16 November

Boston– Alantra, a global investment banking and asset management firm, is pleased to welcome Andrew G. Collina as Managing Director in the Boston office. Mr. Collina will manage the firm’s Financial Sponsor relationships in the US. Prior to joining Alantra, Mr. Collina spent six years as a Managing Director in the Financial Sponsors Group at BB&T […]

Alantra completes fourth aerospace and industrial turbine components transaction in just 14 months

11 November

Boston– Alantra, a global financial services and asset management group, is pleased to announce that the firm has closed its fourth Aerospace and Industrial Turbine transaction in the past fourteen months. These transactions involved buyers and sellers from the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy and Japan. The recent closings include: • Sale of Flanagan Industries […]

Alantra advises IK Investment Partners on the acquisition of Granite Holding GmbH (“SCHOCK”)

9 November

Frankfurt – Alantra advises IK Investment Partners as exclusive M&A and Debt advisor on the acquisition of Granite Holding (“Schock”). IK Investment Partners (“IK”) has acquired SCHOCK, the world’s leading granite kitchen sink manufacturer, from HQ Equita, investing alongside its current management. Completion of the transaction is subject to customary legal and regulatory approvals. As the […]

Alantra advises Maisons de Famille on the acquisition of Spanish group AMMA

4 November

Through this acquisition, Maisons de Famille becomes one of the leading players in the Spanish retirement home market, and one of the 5 largest French groups in terms of total number of beds Established in 2003, Maisons de Famille is majority-owned by Créadev (the investment arm of the Mulliez family) Totalling nearly 10,000 beds and […]