Since establishing our private equity strategy in 1989, we have invested in over 330 private equity investments in 40 countries.

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Company Country Sector Description Deal type Invest. date
Naj-Oleari Country Italy Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Designer, retailer and distributor of printed fabrics, clothing, accessories and stationery targeted at young children and teenagers Deal type Recapitalization Invest. date Oct 1990
Charlotte Russe Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Specialty retailer of value-priced fashion, clothing and accessories for young women Deal type Public-to-private Invest. date Oct 2009
Douglas Holding Country Germany Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description A leading European retail conglomerate Deal type Public-to-private Invest. date Dec 2012
EKO Holding Country Poland Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Independent supermarket chain in Southwestern Poland Deal type Public-to-private Invest. date Nov 2012
Moulin International Holdings Country Hong Kong Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Largest manufacturer, distributor and retailer of optical frames in Hong Kong Deal type PIPE Invest. date Oct 1998
lululemon athletica Country Canada Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Premier specialty retailer of athletic and yoga apparel Deal type Growth equity, Recapitalization Invest. date Dec 2005, Sep 2014
PCs Compleat Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Retailer of brand-name personal computer systems, software, peripherals and related products to professional end users in the small-office/home-office market Deal type Growth equity Invest. date May 1994
Tweeter Home Entertainment Group Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Specialty retailer of consumer electronics Deal type Growth equity Invest. date May 1996
Vision Express Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description High-street superstore optician Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Sep 1994
Aeroboutiques (Latinoamericana Duty Free) Country Mexico Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading operator of duty-free concessions in Mexico Deal type Buyout Invest. date Dec 1996
Brasif Country Brazil Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Brazil's leading travel retail operator (acquired by Advent portfolio company Dufry) Deal type Buyout Invest. date Mar 2006
Milano Country Mexico Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Mexico's largest discount clothing retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 2006
DFS Furniture Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description The UK's leading sofa retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jun 2010
Dollar Express Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description America's third-largest single-price retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Feb 1999
Restoque/Dudalina Country Brazil Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description One of Brazil's leading producers and retailers of fashion, business and casual wear Deal type Buyout Invest. date Dec 2013
Dufry Country Switzerland Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading global travel retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Feb 2004
Fat Face Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description UK's leading active lifestyle clothing retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Apr 2005
Five Below Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description A leading retailer of extreme-value merchandise for the teen and pre-teen market Deal type Buyout Invest. date Oct 2010
Gérard Darel Country France Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Designer, retailer and distributor of high-end womenswear and leather goods Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jul 2008
HMV Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Retailer of music, books and videos Deal type Buyout Invest. date Mar 1998
Hudson Group Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description North America's leading travel retailer (acquired by Advent portfolio company Dufry) Deal type Buyout Invest. date Mar 2008
ILVA Country Denmark Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Danish furniture retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Mar 2003
Kirkland's Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description America's largest mall-based specialty retailer of decorative home accessories and gifts Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jun 1996
New Look Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description High-street value fashion chain Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 1996
Party City Holdings Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description America's largest retailer, designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty party goods Deal type Buyout, Secondary buyout Invest. date Aug 2008, Jul 2012
Poundland Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description UK's No. 1 single-price discount retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jun 2002
Quero-Quero Country Brazil Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading home improvement retailer, credit card issuer and consumer finance company in the south of Brazil Deal type Buyout Invest. date Sep 2008
Stokomani Country France Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading French discount wholesaler of branded goods, specializing in end-of-line products Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 2007
Takko Country Germany Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading German value fashion retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Aug 2007
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Largest privately-held specialty premium coffee and tea retailer in the US Deal type Buyout Invest. date Sep 2013
Westco Jeans Country Australia Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Mall-based clothing retailer operating throughout Australia Deal type Buyout Invest. date Dec 1999

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