Tikehau Capital subsidiary Ace Management has taken part in a €50m equity injection into French aircraft parts business Mecachrome, together with other shareholders, as the company endures the effects of the coronavirus crisis on the aerospace industry.
Fund has made four platform investments and backs European digital and technology-based companies
Toni Gillespie joins as chief of talent, while Elisabetta Ricci joins as chief of staff
GP backed the business – then called Ryds Bilglas – via Nordic Capital VIII in 2018
Auction of the Italian producer of natural flavours and ingredients is expected to launch in early 2022