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21 Nov 2018

Talgo awarded 2018 Internationalization Award

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

28 Sep 2018

YM&U joins forces with Trilantic Europe following rebrand

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

24 Jul 2018

Gamenet Group signed the agreement for the acquisition of 100% of GoldBet

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

15 Dec 2017

Trilantic Europe invests in the Oberberg Group

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

6 Dec 2017

Gamenet Group completed the listing on Borsa Italiana

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

4 Dec 2017

Elisabetta Franchi purchases 25% of Betty Blue S.p.A. from Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

2 Nov 2017

Talgo shortlisted for HS2 rolling stock procurement

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

1 Jun 2017

Trilantic Europe invests in leading bioethanol business in Spain and France

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

7 Apr 2017

Trilantic Europe becomes a shareholder in Pacha Group

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

28 Nov 2016

Talgo wins the most important high-speed tender in Europe with its new Avril, the most advanced high-speed train

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

24 Feb 2016

Trilantic Europe Invests In Maugeri, Leading Italian Non-Acute Private Hospital Operator

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

13 Oct 2015

Trilantic Europe completes acquisition of 90% stake in leading Italian pharmaceuticals producer Doppel Farmaceutici

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

1 Jul 2015

Trilantic Europe raises €900 million

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

1 Jul 2015

IPO of Trilantic Europe IV’s portfolio companies, Talgo and Euskaltel

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

26 Mar 2015

Prettl and Trilantic Europe announce a partnership agreement

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

14 Jan 2015

Trilantic Capital Partners has realised its investment in Clarion Events

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

17 Oct 2013

Trilantic acquires stake in Elisabetta Franchi

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

16 Sep 2013

Gamenet successfully issues €200mn in its debut bond offering

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

26 Jun 2013

Spain's Talgo Awarded €482 million Contract In Kazakhstan

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

20 Nov 2012

Trilantic Europe exits Istanbul Doors Group, owner of the leading restaurants in Istanbul and Tom Aiken’s restaurants in London

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

14 May 2012

Marex Spectron to acquire Schneider Trading Associates Pro-Trader Division

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

12 Dec 2011

Talgo manufacturing facility opens in Kazakhstan

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

26 Oct 2011

Talgo awarded the High-Speed Mecca-Medina mega-contract

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

12 Apr 2011

Michel Léonard joins Trilantic Capital Partners as operating partner

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

24 Mar 2011

The Istanbul Doors Restaurant Group Acquires the Restaurant Business of Michelin-Starred Chef Tom Aikens

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

22 Mar 2011

Marex Group Reaches Agreement to Acquire Spectron Group

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

14 Feb 2011

Appointment of John Danilovich to Trilantic European Advisory Council

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

17 Jan 2011

Refresco Group Announces its Intention to Acquire Spumador

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

14 Jan 2011

Trilantic Capital Partners commits up to €50 million in LeYa

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

7 Jan 2011

Trilantic Capital Partners to Invest €53 million in Gamenet

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

11 Nov 2010

Talgo is awarded the contract to renew and expand the intercity passenger train coaches of the national railway company of Kazakhstan

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

28 Jul 2010

Thai Union Frozen Products Board of Directors Approves Acquisition of MW Brands from Trilantic Capital Partners

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

10 Feb 2010

Trilantic Capital Partners has Successfully Realized its Ownership Stake in Industria de Turbo Propulsores S.A.

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

24 Sep 2009

Talgo: Spanish Minister of Transportation to Support Talgo in its Internationalization

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

17 Jul 2009

Talgo: Governor Doyle Announces Agreement with Talgo to Bring New Trains, Assembly and Maintenance Facilities to Wisconsin

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

16 Jul 2009

Istanbul Doors: Company Receives a Special Award at the Retailer Awards Recently Held in Istanbul

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

9 Apr 2009

Istanbul Doors: Group Launches New Italian Restaurant Concepts

Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today that funds advised by Trilantic Europe have sold the firm’s 25% stake in Betty Blue S.p.A to designer and entrepreneur Elisabetta Franchi, who gains control of 100% of the share capital through the transaction. Trilantic Europe invested in the company in December 2013 and supported the company through an international growth process, based on retail development and the strengthening of its main collection.

The Elisabetta Franchi brand is distributed globally through a network of over 80 brand stores and more than 1,000 multi-brand stores.

Vittorio Pignatti-Morano, chairman and co-founder of Trilantic Europe remarked: “For our fund, the investment in Elisabetta Franchi has been an excellent experience, both in terms of results and from a professional standpoint. Over the last 4 years, the company undertook a process of institutionalization, accelerating its international expansion and improving its network of direct stores, both in Italy and abroad. The conclusion of our involvement as a financial partner, leaves the Elisabetta Franchi group ready to take another leap forward in size and geographic expansion, having acquired all the internal financial and organisation skills, necessary to deliver further growth.”

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