HgCapital has acquired a majority stake in German toy manufacturer Schleich GmbH for an undisclosed amount. Schleich GmbH is based in Schwäbisch Gmünd and was founded in 1935. The company develops and produces figurines that are marketed world wide.
Austria-based electrical engineering company had filed for insolvency in April 2020
VC house expects to hold a €35-45m first close by the end of July and a final close in around one year
LPs in Exponent III include Aberdeen Standard Investments, Central Pension Fund and CNP Assurances
Company has generated €12m in revenues and has a 25% EBITDA margin