Alantra generated €25.1mn of net profit in 2016 (+42.2%)

28 February

Earnings growth despite higher costs due to the international expansion. In 2016, the Group continued to invest significantly in growing its business over the medium and long term, particularly on its international expansion, driving expenditure to €50.5mn (+41.2%). Nevertheless, the growth in revenue in the investment banking and asset management business to €90.2mn (+26.9%), coupled with […]

Alantra acted as financial advisor to Sojitz Corporation on the acquisition of solvadis holding S.à.r.l. from funds advised by Orlando Management AG

22 February

Alantra has advised Sojitz Corporation (“Sojitz”), a globally leading general trading group headquartered in Japan, on the acquisition of solvadis holding S.à.r.l.  (“solvadis group”), a worldwide active marketer and distributor of chemicals. Alantra’s Frankfurt team provided M&A advice to Sojitz. The transaction is subject to cartel approval. Alantra introduced this opportunity to Sojitz and advised […]

Alantra acts as Fairness Opinion provider to Actelion’s Board on Johnson & Johnson’s US$30bn public tender offer

16 February

Zurich– On 26 January 2017 Actelion announced that Johnson & Johnson has offered to acquire 100% of the outstanding share capital of Actelion at a price of US$280 per ordinary share. The intended offer values Actelion’s total outstanding share capital at around US$30 billion. As part of the transaction, immediately prior to the completion of the acquisition, […]

Alantra advises on the sale of Seabrook International to ARCH Global Precision

15 February

Boston–Alantra, a global investment banking and asset management firm, is pleased to announce that it advised Seabrook International in the sale of its business to ARCH Global Precision, a portfolio company of Strength Capital.  The transaction was done for the benefit of Seabrook’s primary investors, whose investment is managed by Prudential Capital Group, and investment […]

Alantra adds New Head of Technology Practice

14 February

Key addition emphasizes Alantra’s commitment to growth in the Technology sector John Emery will lead the US Technology practice and seek to further expand team Boston – Alantra, a global investment banking and asset management firm, is pleased to welcome John Emery as Managing Director, Technology in the Boston office. Mr. Emery will join Alantra’s growing […]

Alantra Private Equity Fund III reaches hard cap at €450mn

13 February

Alantra has achieved a final €450 million close for its latest middle market private equity fund, Private Equity Fund III. It is the largest raised in the Spanish mid-market since 2008. In a context of macroeconomic and political uncertainty, Alantra PEF III reached its hard cap, following significant support from existing investors. Alantra PEF III […]

Alantra advises the shareholders of Bulldog Gin in the sale of the brand to Gruppo Campari for approx. US$70mn

3 February

After inking a worldwide distribution deal in 2013, Campari and Bulldog Gin renegotiated the terms of their collaboration in order for Gruppo Campari to accelerate the purchase of the brand Founded in 2007 by entrepreneur and former investment banker Anshuman Vohra, Bulldog Gin is the world’s 4th largest premium gin and one of the fastest growing […]

Alantra advises Trilantic on the acquisition of Spanish leisure, hospitality and entertainment group Pachá

3 February

Madrid– Alantra advised Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, on the acquisition of Pachá Group (“Pachá”), a Spanish leisure, hospitality and entertainment group from the Urgell family. Trilantic Europe, together with a group of co-investors that includes MCH Private Equity and GPF Capital as well as investors in Trilantic’s Funds, […]

Alantra Spain advised Sercatal Aluminio on its €70mn refinancing process

2 February

Madrid– Alantra Spain advised Sercatal Aluminio on its €70mn refinancing process, where banks have capitalized their debt and become sole owners of the company. Sercatal Aluminio was set up in 2000 and it is specialised in aluminum strip manufacturing from scrap metals. The company has a relevant position in Europe, being the fifth aluminum producer […]