Grupa Falcon, konsorcjum inwestorów, której głównym akcjonariuszem (75% udziałów) jest fundusz Mid Europa Partners, ogłosiła dzisiaj podpisanie wiążącej umowy sprzedaży całości udziałów (39,23%) w T-Mobile Czechy Deutsche Telekom za równowartość 828 millionów euro. Zamknięcie transakcji sprzedaży przewidziane jest na koniec lutego 2014 roku.

ARX CEE III LP, managed by ARX Equity Partners and Darby Converging Europe Fund III SICAR, managed by Darby Private Equity, the private equity arm of Franklin Templeton Investments, together with experienced food industry executive Gerard Lenihan, have completed the buyout of Gramex 2000 Kft. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Royalton Capital Investors II L.P., a private equity fund, announced that on 30 December 2013 one of its portfolio companies, IUS Legal and Business Solutions B.V., acquired in a proprietary transaction 54% of On Iki Levha.

Wiodąca w Europie Północnej grupa private equity EQT ma przyjemność ogłosić, że zakończyła właśnie zbieranie funduszu EQT Mid Market. Zainteresowanie nową strategią inwestycyjną było znaczne – aż 95% kapitału pochodzi od obecnych inwestorów EQT.

Mustache.pl is an online retail platform gathering fashion designers and fashion lovers. It is a spin off from Mustache Yard Sale - one of the first independent fashion fairs in Central Eastern Europe. Full of Fashion is accessories online shop and subscription platform.

OpenCard umożliwia użytkownikom odbywanie częstszych wizyt w restauracjach dzięki bardzo atrakcyjnym rabatom, sięgającym nawet 50% na jedzenie. Satus Venture zainwestował w projekt 1.6 mln PLN z możliwością dalszego finansowania na łączną kwotę 3.6 mln PLN.

Polish Enterprise Fund V and Polish Enterprise Fund VI, private equity funds managed by Enterprise Investors, have sold their 100% stake in Sklepy Komfort, the Polish flooring retail chain, to Barcocapital Investment Ltd., a company controlled by Michał Sołowow, one of the wealthiest Polish entrepreneurs. The value of the transaction was not disclosed. The deal requires the approval of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection in Poland.

AVALLON, a Łódź based company which manages private equity funds, gained new investors at the very end of the year and finally increased the amount of its fund – AVALLON MBO II up to the amount of EUR 109 M. All the money shall be spent for joint transactions with managers which mainly aim at buying out shares sold by their current owners or investments in private companies managed by their founders.

ARX Equity Partners has fully exited its investment in Polish plastics processor, ERGIS-EUROFILMS S.A., generating an overall internal rate of return of over 33% and 4.5 cash-on-cash multiple. The ARX exit was executed via a series of block trades to investors on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in December 2013, which followed the partial realization of the Ergis investment in 2006.

Ardian, the premium independent private investment companyand Resource Partners, a Central and Eastern European private equity investor,today announce that they have increased their joint investment in SIA Baltcom TV (Baltcom), Latvia’s largest cable television operator, by completing the buyout of a minority shareholder.This transactionstrengthens Ardian’sand Resource Partners’strategic partnership,havinginitially invested in Baltcom in May 2011.