Online review platform Trustpilot hires CFO

By Iris Dorbian — 4 days ago

Online shoppers’ review platform Trustpilot has named Hanno Damm as chief financial officer. Previously, Damm worked at Bankrate where he served as a senior vice president. His work background also includes various roles at Apax Partners.

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Apax Partners to exit Italian auto parts maker Rhiag

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Apax Partners has agreed to sell Italian auto parts maker Rhiag-Inter Auto Parts Italia S.p.A to LKQ Corp. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction that’s expected to close early in the second quarter of 2016. BofA Merrill Lynch advised LKQ Corporation on the deal while JP Morgan and UBS advised Apax Partners and Rhiag.

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Gávea, Apax eyeing stake in Brazil’s Alpargatas, sources say: Reuters

By Reuters News — 3 months ago

Private equity firms Gávea Investimentos Ltda and Apax Partners LLC are interested in the 44.1 percent stake that Brazilian conglomerate Camargo Correa SA has in apparel and footwear maker Alpargatas SA, three sources with direct knowledge of the situation said. Camargo Correa, an engineering firm with investments in cement, toll road and electricity companies, hired […]

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Apax Partners completes AssuredPartners acquisition

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

GTCR has sold insurance broker AssuredPartners to Apax Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. BofA Merrill Lynch served as lead financial advisor to AssuredPartners and GTCR on the transaction with Barclays and Morgan Stanley & Co. also providing financial advice.

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Apax invests in Ideal Protein

By Luisa Beltran — 4 months ago

Apax Partners LLP said Friday it has agreed to invest in Ideal Protein. Financial terms weren’t announced. The founders, Dr. Tran Tien Chanh and Olivier Benloulou, will continue to have a significant stake. Ideal Protein, of Gatineau, Quebec, is a weight loss and wellness solutions company. Jefferies LLC advised Ideal Protein while BMO Capital Markets acted as financial advisor to Apax.

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Apax to acquire controlling stake in FULLBEAUTY Brands

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Apax Partners has agreed to acquire a controlling stake in FULLBEAUTY Brands, a provider of plus-size apparel. The sellers are Charlesbank Capital Partners and Webster Capital; however, Charlesbank will retain a “substantial” ownership stake in FULLBEAUTY after the transaction closes. No financial terms were disclosed. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Jefferies provided financial advice to FULLBEAUTY, Charlesbank and Webster Capital while Deutsche Bank did likewise for Apax.

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Apax to invest in online real estate marketplace Idealista

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Apax Partners has agreed to acquire a stake in online real estate marketplace Idealista SA. The sellers are Tiger Global Management, Kutxabank and Bonsai Venture Capital. Jefferies provided financial advice to Idealista on the transaction while PricewaterhouseCoopers provided financial and tax advice to Apax.

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Apax Partners to buy RFS Holland

By Luisa Beltran — 7 months ago

Apax Partners has agreed to buy RFS Holland Holding B.V. Financial terms weren’t announced. RFS Holland is the parent company of online retailers Wehkamp, Fonq.nl and Create2fit, as well as consumer finance services provider Lacent. Stella Advisors, along with Cofay, provided financial advice to Apax.

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