Hot forging of a cobalt hip stem. Photo courtesy Groupe Marle.
Company: Groupe Marle
Legal advisor: DLA Piper
Financial adviser: Natixis Partners
WHY THEY WON
37 pct IRR; 7.3x multiple
Increased number of employees from 192 to 578
Expanded into new products and processes and entered new markets
When Carlyle Group sold its 80 percent stake in Groupe Marle in January 2016, the firm handed over control of a company transformed from a specialty family business into an international player. The deal dates back to 2009, “a period which ...