There is clearly a buzz around the cleantech space in general and the renewable energy market in particular. And why not? After all if we are to face up to the challenges presented by global climate change we will need to invest massively in this area and that should translate into real opportunities for the private equity community in Europe.
GMI includes two other shoes companies controlled by Consilium, River and Calzaturificio Energy
GP uses its MKB Participatiefonds IV fund to back the Dutch furniture business Heditex
Colin Baker was previously Counsel at Goodwin Procter and an associate at SJ Berwin
Verret will be a managing director at the European financial services-focused firm