Private equity house Lone Star has bought Denmark-based building materials distribution business Stark Group for €1.025bn from listed UK-based business Ferguson.
Sale ends a four-year holding period for Capvis Equity, which acquired the company in 2014
Firm saw its turnover double to €100m and the number of employees increase from 800 to 3,000
VC firm 50 Partners also takes part in the financing, as well as Blablacar CTO Francis Nappez
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