According to the latest Private Company Price Index, published quarterly by corporate advisory firm BDO Stoy Hayward, the average entry multiple being paid by private equity firms (PEPI) dipped by 14% in Q2 2008 to 11.1x earnings - the lowest level for six years.
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