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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.50 investment professionals, operating partners, senior advisors and advisory council members 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 flag
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Location: Spain
  • Investment date: March 2006
  • Exit date: Partial exit through IPO in 2015
  • status icon Status: 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 SWH flag
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Location: Germany
  • Investment date: February 2015
  • status icon Status: Unrealised

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

Founded in 2006, Gamenet is a leading gaming and sports betting company and the third largest operator of video-lotteries and slot machines in Italy, the largest gaming market in Europe followed by the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company operates across a network of approximately 12,100 points of sale. Trilantic Europe has since acquisition focused on the implementation of growth initiatives, including a number of strategic acquisitions, as well as on the further optimization of Gamenet’s VLT network.


Euskaltel flag
  • Sector: TMT
  • Location: Spain
  • Investment date: December 2012
  • Exit date: July 2015
  • status icon Status: 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 flag
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Location: France
  • Investment date: March 2006
  • Exit date: October 2010
  • status icon Status: 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.


23 Oct 2019

Trilantic Europe fully exits its successful investment in Gamenet

On 22 October 2019, the private equity fund Trilantic Capital Partners IV Europe ("Trilantic Europe"), via its subsidiary TCP Lux Eurinvest S.à r.l. ("Eurinvest”) has signed a contract for the sale of 8.6 million shares (equal to 28.67% of the share capital) of Gamenet Group S.pA. (“Gamenet” or the “Company”), a market leader in the Italian sports betting and gaming sector, to a company formed on behalf of funds managed by Apollo Management IX, L.P. (“Apollo”).

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4 Sep 2019

Trilantic Europe supports two bolt-on acquisitions for Oberberg

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on leading mid-market companies in Western Europe, is pleased to announce that its portfolio company Oberberg Gruppe (“Oberberg” or the “Group”

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30 Jul 2019

Trilantic Europe partially monetises its investment in Gamenet

Today, TCP Lux Eurinvest S.à r.l. ("TCP Lux"), a subsidiary company of the private equity fund Trilantic Capital Partners IV Europe ("Trilantic Europe"), has signed a contract (the "Agreement

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21 Nov 2018

Talgo awarded 2018 Internationalization Award

Talgo, a leading company in the design, manufacture and maintenance of light high-speed trains, has been awarded the XVI Internationalization Award in the category of ‘Outstanding company'.

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