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Experienced Investor with extensive resources

Trilantic Europe has a long track record investing in European companies where the team’s flexibility, know-how and country/industry expertise can be leveraged to support companies through their next stage of development. Trilantic Europe has extensive resources across Europe with in total c.40 investment professionals, operating partners and senior advisors providing sourcing, execution and post-acquisition support capabilities.

A value-added Investor

We actively engage with management to help maximise value creation with dedicated senior partner support, aligning management objectives with those of shareholders.

Key elements of our involvement include:

Case studies

Talgo

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  • Sector: Industrials & Energy Transition
  • Location: Spain
  • Investment date: March 2006
  • Exit date: Partial exit through IPO in 2015
  • status iconStatus: Partially Realised

Founded in 1942, Talgo is a leading manufacturer and maintenance service provider of high-speed and intercity trains, with a ~50% market share in Spain and significant activities in the US, Germany, Kazakhstan, Russia and Saudi Arabia. Through its differentiated technology, Talgo trains are able to reduce travel time, maximize capacity and reduce energy consumption. Trilantic Europe invested in Talgo in March 2006 and supported the company on its significant growth and international expansion with 82% of 2016 revenues coming from international markets.

Prettl

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  • Sector: Industrials & Energy Transition
  • Location: Germany
  • Investment date: February 2015
  • Exit date: July 2023
  • status iconStatus: Realised

Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), Prettl SWH (the “Company”) is specialised in the design and production of cable solutions for the automotive industry. The Company is operating with a global footprint of 17 locations across 12 countries. Prettl SWH supplies a global base of Tier 1 automotive manufacturers with specialty wire-harnesses used to connect sensors to control box units in sub modules of cars. Prettl SWH is focussing on sensor applications in the area of efficiency, powertrain, e-mobility, safety and autonomous driving.

Gamenet

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  • Sector: Consumer & Leisure
  • Location: Italy
  • Investment date: November 2010 and December 2011
  • Exit date: December 2017 and December 2019
  • status iconStatus: Realised

Founded in 2006, Gamenet started as a pure AWP operator and is now one of the largest gaming companies operating in Italy. During Trilantic ownership Gamenet has grown 10+ fold its EBITDA evolving from being a single product concessionaire to becoming the leader in the betting and online gaming segments with a significant presence also in the gaming machines (AWPs and VLTs) and retail segments. At the time of Trilantic final exit in December 2019, Gamenet employed 726 people and operated a network of approximately 30,000 slot machines, 8,570 video-lotteries, 69 owned gaming halls and over 1,700 betting points of sale.

Euskaltel

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  • Sector: TMT
  • Location: Spain
  • Investment date: December 2012
  • Exit date: July 2015
  • status iconStatus: Realised

EUSKALTEL S.A. is the leading integrated telecom operator in the Basque region, Spain, providing fixed services (fixed line, broadband and pay-TV) through a fully invested digital cable network and mobile services as a Mobile Virtual Network Operator. Founded in 1995, the company is headquartered in Bilbao and at the time of our investment had approximately 550 employees.

MWBrands

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  • Sector: Consumer & Leisure
  • Location: France
  • Investment date: March 2006
  • Exit date: October 2010
  • status iconStatus: Realised

MW Brands is a leading producer and distributor of seafood products, primarily canned tuna, in the UK, France and Italy. Trilantic Europe supported a management buy-in to transform what at the time was a collection of commercial and manufacturing assets within the Heinz group, with leading brands John West, Petit Navire and Mareblu in the UK, France and Italy into a succesful independent company, leader in each of its markets.

News

9 Nov 2023

Kantar Public rebrands globally to become Verian

Following the divestment of Kantar Public from Kantar Group in September 2022, the company has consolidated its separation and independence by rebranding in all operating markets across Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC) and the United States.

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24 Jul 2023

Trilantic Europe announces the sale of Dietopack to DENTRESSANGLE Capital

Trilantic Europe, a leading pan-European private equity firm, announces today that it has reached an agreement for the sale of Dietopack S.r.l. (“Dietopack” or the “Company”), an affiliate of Doppel Farmaceutici, to DENTRESSANGLE Capital.

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6 Jul 2023

PPMI joins Kantar Public

Kantar Public, the international public policy evidence and advisory business owned by Trilantic Europe, has today announced the acquisition of PPMI, a leading European policy research and consultancy company, based in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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30 May 2023

Trilantic Europe today announces that Javier Olascoaga has been appointed Managing Partner

Trilantic Europe today announces that Javier Olascoaga has been appointed Managing Partner and will assume responsibility for the day-to-day management of the group while reporting to the three founders of the firm. 

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Contact

Trilantic Europe

Luxembourg

Trilantic Europe Sarl
26 Boulevard Royal
L-2449 Luxembourg

United Kingdom

Trilantic Capital Partners LLP
35 Portman Square
London, W1H 6LR, UK

Italy

Trilantic Europe Srl
Via Turati 3
Milano 20121, Italy

Spain

Trilantic Europe SL
Claudio Coello 33
Madrid 28001, Spain

Germany

Trilantic Europe GmbH
Kleine Johannisstraße 10
Hamburg 20457, Germany