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
Sovos Brands Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Company formed to acquire and build a portfolio of food and beverage brands; its first acquisition is Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods, a producer of premium, authentic frozen Italian entrées Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jan 2017
King Koil China Country China Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description A leading, Shanghai-based, premium manufacturer and retailer of mattresses in China Deal type Buyout Invest. date Oct 2016
Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Limited Country India Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description India’s leading supplier of consumer electrical goods, lighting and lighting automation systems Deal type Carve-out Invest. date Jul 2015
Noosa Yoghurt Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description A fast-growing leader in the yoghurt category Deal type Buyout Invest. date Nov 2014
Serta Simmons Bedding Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Owns and manages two of the largest brands in the mattress industry: National Bedding Company, the largest licensee and majority shareholder of Serta Inc., and Simmons Bedding Company Deal type Recapitalization Invest. date Oct 2012
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
PPF - Partner in Pet Food Country Hungary Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description One of Europe’s largest producers of private-label pet food Deal type Carve-out Invest. date Jun 2011
Devin Country Bulgaria Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Bulgaria's leading bottler of mineral water and distributor of soft drinks Deal type Public-to-private Invest. date Nov 2009
Herlitz Country Germany Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading German stationery group Deal type PIPE Invest. date Oct 2005
Making Memories Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Supplier of scrapbooking products and craft supplies Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 2005
Shoes For Crews Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading designer and marketer of non-slip footwear for the restaurant and foodservice industry Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jul 2004
Unmas Country Turkey Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Turkey's leading producer of high-quality branded and packaged value-added bakery products Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 2003
BCS Country France Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Manufacturer of pre-baked frozen bread and viennoiserie Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Apr 2000
Graffigna Country Argentina Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Producer of premium wine and champagne Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 1999
GESA - Grupo Embotelladores del Sureste SA Country Mexico Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Bottler and distributor of Pepsi-Cola and other regional soft drinks in southern Mexico Deal type Recapitalization Invest. date Dec 1998
Euro United Country Canada Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Manufacturer of resin-based furniture and large houseware products Deal type Recapitalization Invest. date Nov 1998
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
Brewery Holdings Country Romania Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Brewer and distributor of beer Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Oct 1996, Jul 1998
Homemaker Industries Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Manufacturer and distributor of braided area rugs Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jan 1997
Hajdu Bet Country Hungary Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Producer and distributor of poultry Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Dec 1996
Star Foods Country Poland Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Producer and distributor of snack foods Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Oct 1996
Csabai Konzervgyar Country Hungary Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Producer of pasta, canned vegetables and tetrapak fruit juices Deal type Buyout Invest. date Sep 1996
Hua Yang Printing Country Hong Kong Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Producer of complex, high-quality books and specialty packaging (acquired by Advent portfolio company Zindart) Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jan 1995
Original San Francisco Toymakers Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Creator and marketer of toys and consumer products Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Nov 1994
Zindart Industrial Company Country Hong Kong Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Producer of die-cast and injection-molded collectible products for consumer companies Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jul 1993
Gaymer Group Europe Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Manufacturer of light alcoholic beverages and soft drinks Deal type Buyout Invest. date Feb 1992
Devro Holdings Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Worldwide manufacturer of edible collagen sausage casings Deal type Buyout Invest. date Apr 1991
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
Parmalat Country Italy Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Long-shelf-life milk and other food products Deal type PIPE Invest. date Sep 1990

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