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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Trilantic Europe, the private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, today announces its investment in the Smile Eyes Group, a leading player in the German ophthalmology market headquartered in Munich. The investment is structured as a partnership between Trilantic Europe, the two co-founders of Smile Eyes Dres. Wiltfang and Bechmann and the management team, with the vision to implement a buy-and-build strategy in the German ophthalmology market. The financial details of this transaction are not disclosed.
Repsol and Talgo will promote a renewable hydrogen-powered train, fostering emission-free rail transport in the Iberian Peninsula. The agreement between both companies has been signed by Repsol’s executive director of Industrial Transformation and Circular Economy, Juan Abascal and Chairman of Talgo, Carlos Palacio Oriol, with the presence of Chairman of Petronor, Emiliano López Atxurra.
Trilantic Europe today announces that it has supported 7 add-on acquisitions across its portfolio companies since the start of 2020.
Trilantic Europe portfolio companies are proud to be making their resources and know-how available to governments, local authorities and healthcare providers to help the fight against COVID-19.
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