Lampa, an Italian manufacturer of plastic and metal accessories for the high fashion industry, has attracted unsolicited approaches from French sponsors Chequers and L Catterton, according to four sources.
EQT IX is expected to be 70-75% invested following the deal
Previous fund held a final close in 2012 with capital commitments of USD 840m
MoU marks LBO France's first foray into the Chinese market, with plans to open a local office
ECI bought the asset from Phoenix less than three years ago