Arle Capital sells Qioptiq to Excelitas Technologies

Arle Capital Partners has agreed the sale of Qioptiq, a global designer and manufacturer of photonic products and solutions, to Excelitas Technologies Corp. The transaction is expected to close in the next quarter and is conditional on, amongst other things, customary regulatory approvals.

Arle Capital Partners refinances Hilding Anders International

Arle Capital Partners has refinanced portfolio company Hilding Anders International. As part of the refinancing process Hilding Anders has also entered into an agreement with funds managed by KKR Asset Management to invest in a subordinated position in the capital structure. Arle remains the leading shareholder in the business.

Arle Capital Hires Investor Relations Partner

Arle Capital Partners has hired Quentin Nason as a partner with responsibility for investor relations, strategy and business development. Nason brings twenty years of experience in alternative assets, fund management and capital markets across Europe, Asia and North America.

Arle Appoints New HR Director

Arle Capital Partners has expanded its senior team with the appointment of Hilary Ellis as HR director. Ellis will also join the supervisory board of Alma Consulting Group, an advisory businesses in cost reduction and optimization. PRESS RELEASE Arle Capital Partners today announces the further expansion of its senior team with the appointment of Hilary […]

Arle Capital Partners Chairman Joins Technogym Board

Arle Capital Partners has announced that its chairman, Sir George Buckley, will be joining the board of portfolio company Technogym as a non-executive director with immediate effect. Sir George’s appointment reinforces the team which already includes Fredrik Arp, an Arle partner and hairman of Arle’s operating review board, who has been a member of the […]

Arle Capital Expands Team

European buyout house Arle Capital Partners has expanded its investment team with two investment managers. Roumyana Boshnakova joins from 3i, and Senka Jeremic joins from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. PRESS RELEASE Arle Capital Partners today announces the further international expansion of its investment team with the addition of two new Investment Managers. Roumyana Boshnakova […]

Expro Sells C&M to Siemens for $630m

Arle Capital Partners‘ portfolio company Expro has sold C&M to Siemens for US$630m. The proceeds will be re-invested in the core business to drive future growth and also to reduce debt. PRESS RELEASE Arle Capital Partners announces that Expro has sold C&M to Siemens for US$630m. The proceeds will be re-invested in the core business […]

Arle Capital Partners’ DX Group Acquires Logistics Business

UK-based DX Group, a mail, courier and logistics network operator, has acquired Nightfreight, a UK-based logistics business. The acquisition has been funded from DX cash resources. Financial terms have not been disclosed. DX Group is backed by Arle Capital Partners. Nightfreight is a leading logistics business, with a particular niche in the irregular dimension and […]

Hilding Anders Appoints CEO

Anders Pettersson has been appointed CEO and member of the board at Hilding Anders, a provider of beds and mattresses and an Arle Capital Partners portfolio company. Pettersson takes over from Gunnar Johansson who joined in May 2011 as interim CEO. Johansson will remain on the board as a non-executive director. PRESS RELEASE Anders Pettersson […]

Candover Spin-Out Eyes First Fund, Busy With Exits-CORRECTED

Executives with Arle Capital Partners are preparing to raise their first independent fund since the London-based buyout shop spun out Candover Investments Plc earlier this year, Partner Nils Stoesser told Buyouts. The fund is still very much in the planning stages. But Stoesser said the firm would likely try to raise around €750 million to […]

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