A consortium of new and existing investors have bought a minority stake in France-based Socomore, a producer of surface treatment products used in the aerospace industry, while CEO Frédéric Lescure has retained a controlling stake.
GP said the deal will facilitate further investment in the development of Nordic Capital
KKR, Index Ventures, Ares and Alven Capital have each sold 50% of their shares in the company
In his new role, Piacentini will support KKR's technology, media and telecoms investment activities
Transaction sees the management team retain a majority stake in consultancy Epsa