3i's portfolio company Sampletest has purchased Sabater Tobella, one of the largest clinical analysis laboratories chains in Spain. The deal value was not disclosed. The private equity firm acquired a stake of 58% of Luso-Hispanic Sampletest in 2004. The company expects to report returns of EUR 55m last year.
Nutrisens management team, led by CEO Georges Devesa, retains a significant stake in the company
Intention to list comes four years after the GP acquired the company via its fourth fund
Online optician has previously received VC funding from investors including Grazia Equity and Goldman Sachs
Platform will enable smaller investors to put their secondaries stakes up for sale