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23 Jun 2020

Trilantic Europe supports add-on acquisitions to bolster its healthcare portfolio in Italy and Germany

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

9 Apr 2020

Trilantic Europe portfolio companies are actively providing resources and know-how as well as making in-kind philanthropic contributions to support health authorities in their fight against COVID-19

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

23 Oct 2019

Trilantic Europe fully exits its successful investment in Gamenet

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

4 Sep 2019

Trilantic Europe supports two bolt-on acquisitions for Oberberg

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

30 Jul 2019

Trilantic Europe partially monetises its investment in Gamenet

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

21 Nov 2018

Talgo awarded 2018 Internationalization Award

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

28 Sep 2018

YM&U joins forces with Trilantic Europe following rebrand

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

24 Jul 2018

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

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

15 Dec 2017

Trilantic Europe invests in the Oberberg Group

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

6 Dec 2017

Gamenet Group completed the listing on Borsa Italiana

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

4 Dec 2017

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

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

2 Nov 2017

Talgo shortlisted for HS2 rolling stock procurement

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

1 Jun 2017

Trilantic Europe invests in leading bioethanol business in Spain and France

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

7 Apr 2017

Trilantic Europe becomes a shareholder in Pacha Group

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

28 Nov 2016

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

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

24 Feb 2016

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

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

13 Oct 2015

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

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

1 Jul 2015

Trilantic Europe raises €900 million

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

1 Jul 2015

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

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

26 Mar 2015

Prettl and Trilantic Europe announce a partnership agreement

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

14 Jan 2015

Trilantic Capital Partners has realised its investment in Clarion Events

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

17 Oct 2013

Trilantic acquires stake in Elisabetta Franchi

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

16 Sep 2013

Gamenet successfully issues €200mn in its debut bond offering

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

26 Jun 2013

Spain's Talgo Awarded €482 million Contract In Kazakhstan

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

20 Nov 2012

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

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

14 May 2012

Marex Spectron to acquire Schneider Trading Associates Pro-Trader Division

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

12 Dec 2011

Talgo manufacturing facility opens in Kazakhstan

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

26 Oct 2011

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

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

12 Apr 2011

Michel Léonard joins Trilantic Capital Partners as operating partner

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

24 Mar 2011

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

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

22 Mar 2011

Marex Group Reaches Agreement to Acquire Spectron Group

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

14 Feb 2011

Appointment of John Danilovich to Trilantic European Advisory Council

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

17 Jan 2011

Refresco Group Announces its Intention to Acquire Spumador

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

14 Jan 2011

Trilantic Capital Partners commits up to €50 million in LeYa

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

7 Jan 2011

Trilantic Capital Partners to Invest €53 million in Gamenet

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

11 Nov 2010

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

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

28 Jul 2010

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

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

10 Feb 2010

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

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

24 Sep 2009

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

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

17 Jul 2009

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

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

9 Apr 2009

Istanbul Doors: Group Launches New Italian Restaurant Concepts

Prettl Group (“Prettl”), a German Mittelstand family-owned group of industrial businesses active in the automotive, electronics and energy sectors and Trilantic Capital Partners Europe (“Trilantic Europe”), a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, announced today the closing of a partnership agreement regarding Prettl’s Automotive Sensor Wire Harness business (“Prettl SWH” or the “Company”).

Prettl SWH, which has grown revenues by an average of 20% per annum over the past five years, is ideally positioned and looking to further accelerate its expansion in the sensor wire harnesses sector. The transaction and partnership between Prettl and Trilantic Europe will help reinforce and support the Company’s growth ambitions via relevant strategic initiatives. The Prettl family remains majority shareholder of Prettl SWH and will continue to be a driving force behind the Company’s success.

Prettl SWH is specialised in the design and assembly of cable solutions for the automotive industry. Headquartered in Pfullingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), it has approximately 5,800 employees based in 15 locations in 12 countries serving a global customer base of Tier 1 automotive suppliers. The sensor wire harness business comprises the production of high quality specialty sensor wire harnesses, which are used in various automotive applications including but not limited to exhaust systems, steering systems, ABS systems and airbags. The Company is also assembling wire harnesses for batteries and drive units in the area of E-Mobility.

Trilantic Europe’s investment in Prettl SWH is another example of the firm’s approach of focusing on proprietary and primary investment opportunities, identifying growth companies with an international footprint and opportunities for further expansion, as well as partnering with high-profile entrepreneurs and family businesses.

Matthias Weber, CEO Prettl SWH, said: “Together with Trilantic, we will significantly strengthen the Company’s position and achieve our ambitious goals on a global level. We view this partnership as the way into a successful future which promises above-average growth, expansion of the Company’s activities into new markets such as electric mobility and driver assistance systems as well as the continuous strengthening of our core business. We strongly believe the chosen path provides significant benefit to both our customers and employees.”

Henrik Bodenstab, Partner at Trilantic Europe, said: “We are excited to partner with the Prettl family and the Company’s management team who have done an outstanding job in building a global business with a strong reputation in terms of quality, safety and reliability.”

About the Prettl Group

The Prettl Group is a successful, internationally active, group of companies. Together, PRETTL Produktions Holding GmbH, PRETTL Beteiligungs Holding GmbH and the PRETTL Foundation serve four business divisions: Automotive, Electronics, Energy and Strategic Build-up. The group operates globally through 33 sites in over 25 countries. The companies in the group are fully independent with maximum entrepreneurial freedom. Strategies, customers and markets are determined by the companies themselves.

About Trilantic Europe

Trilantic Europe is a private equity firm focused on control and co-control investments in Western Europe. Trilantic Europe employs flexible transaction structures and has a strong heritage of partnering with family-owned businesses as well as providing growth capital to outstanding management teams. Trilantic Europe are differentiated from our competition by the firm’s history of disciplined, successful investing, the demonstrated capability to supply flexible and growth capital and to be true partners with the management of our portfolio companies. The firm often applies a “buy in” not “buy out” approach and is determined to deliver value both to the Limited Partners and the management teams that it supports. Trilantic Europe’s primary investment focus is in the consumer & leisure, industrials, TMT, business services and healthcare sectors.

Enquiries

Grant Ringshaw, Agnès Riousse
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – +44 207 638 9571

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