European Capital has acquired the European manufacturer of high-end heat treatment industrial furnaces, Metall Technologie Holding for EUR 106m. Post close, the financial investor will own approximately 83% of the shares with the management team holding the balance. European Capital’s investment is a so called one stop buyout and includes senior term loans, a mezzanine loan, a shareholder loan and common equity.
Charcoal and natural additives company saw final bids from two banks and one direct lender
VCs including the Swiss Entrepreneurs Fund, BtoV and Ringier Digital Ventures also participated
Around 40 existing and new LPs, including British Patient Capital and the EIF, participated
Fund will invest in buyouts, recapitalisations and carve-outs of both profitable and underperforming businesses