Barclays Private Equity France has acquired a majority stake in Desmet Ballestra, operative in the fields of engineering and supply of plants and equipment for the edible oil industry, the detergent-surfactants and related chemical industry and the oleochemical and biodiesel industry. The management team has also invested.
BCEP II follows a long-hold private equity strategy, with an investment period of 15 years
Combined companies will pursue a buy-and-build strategy, acquiring fitness studio chains
Marc Seeger joins the firm's Düsseldorf-based corporate and M&A team from Hengeler Mueller
GP acquires the automotive networked systems business as part of a succession solution