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28 Sep 2018

YM&U joins forces with Trilantic Europe following rebrand

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

24 Jul 2018

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

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

15 Dec 2017

Trilantic Europe invests in the Oberberg Group

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

6 Dec 2017

Gamenet Group completed the listing on Borsa Italiana

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

4 Dec 2017

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

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

2 Nov 2017

Talgo shortlisted for HS2 rolling stock procurement

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

1 Jun 2017

Trilantic Europe invests in leading bioethanol business in Spain and France

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

7 Apr 2017

Trilantic Europe becomes a shareholder in Pacha Group

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

28 Nov 2016

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

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

24 Feb 2016

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

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

13 Oct 2015

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

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

1 Jul 2015

Trilantic Europe raises €900 million

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

1 Jul 2015

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

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

26 Mar 2015

Prettl and Trilantic Europe announce a partnership agreement

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

14 Jan 2015

Trilantic Capital Partners has realised its investment in Clarion Events

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

17 Oct 2013

Trilantic acquires stake in Elisabetta Franchi

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

16 Sep 2013

Gamenet successfully issues €200mn in its debut bond offering

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

26 Jun 2013

Spain's Talgo Awarded €482 million Contract In Kazakhstan

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

20 Nov 2012

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

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

14 May 2012

Marex Spectron to acquire Schneider Trading Associates Pro-Trader Division

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

12 Dec 2011

Talgo manufacturing facility opens in Kazakhstan

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

26 Oct 2011

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

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

12 Apr 2011

Michel Léonard joins Trilantic Capital Partners as operating partner

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

24 Mar 2011

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

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

22 Mar 2011

Marex Group Reaches Agreement to Acquire Spectron Group

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

14 Feb 2011

Appointment of John Danilovich to Trilantic European Advisory Council

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

17 Jan 2011

Refresco Group Announces its Intention to Acquire Spumador

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

14 Jan 2011

Trilantic Capital Partners commits up to €50 million in LeYa

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

7 Jan 2011

Trilantic Capital Partners to Invest €53 million in Gamenet

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

11 Nov 2010

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

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

28 Jul 2010

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

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

10 Feb 2010

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

Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

24 Sep 2009

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Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

17 Jul 2009

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Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

16 Jul 2009

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Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

9 Apr 2009

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Betty Blue SpA, an Italian company that operates in the luxury premium fashion and accessories market under the brand names Elisabetta Franchi and Betty Blue, has reached an agreement to sell a minority equity shareholding to Trilantic Europe. Elisabetta Franchi is the creative entrepreneur who founded the company in 1998 and has built one of the fastest growing premium womanswear brands in Italy.

Betty Blue SpA, based in Bologna, had revenues of approximately €105 million in 2012 and an EBITDA of approximately €26 million. The company forecasts further growth in 2013.

Elisabetta Franchi operates in Italy and international markets through a network of 80 mono-brand stores and over 1,100 multi-brand stores. In geographical terms, the Italian market accounts for 65% of sales, while major international markets for the brand include Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Trilantic’s investment underlines its strategy of focusing on growth companies with further international expansion opportunities. Trilantic Europe’s local knowledge in Italy coupled with its international capabilities will enable it to work with Elisabetta Franchi to embark on the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Elisabetta Franchi says, 'The entry of Trilantic is based on a shared development plan, which will allow the company and the brand Elisabetta Franchi to significantly accelerate growth in international markets with particular reference to the markets of Southeast Asia'.

Vittorio Pignatti Morano, Founder and European Chairman of Trilantic, says, “The company’s combination of creativity, professionalism and efficiency has convinced us to invest in this project. Elisabetta Franchi has built a remarkable fashion brand over the last 15 years and we are delighted to partner with her to embark on the company’s international growth plans into markets attracted by products which are ‘made in Italy’ ”.

Giacinto d'Onofrio, Partner at Trilantic Capital Partners, says, 'Betty Blue is already one of the best Italian companies in the accessible luxury sector. Our role will be to further develop and raise the company’s profile as part of its international expansion plans.”

Betty Blue SpA was advised by Sin&rgetica and the law firm Chiomenti. Trilantic Capital Partners was advised by the law firm Hogan Lovells, by Bain, by PWC and by the Italian team of Lincoln International.

UK & International contacts:

Grant Ringshaw, Clare Simonds
Citigate Dewe Rogerson – 0207 282 1080

Contact

Trilantic Europe

London

35 Portman Square, London W1H 6LR, United Kingdom

Guernsey

Le Marchant Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey GY1 4HY

Luxembourg

26 Bd Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg, Luxembourg