Kirkland & Ellis International LLP is advising Greenpark Capital Limited (Greenpark) in connection with the acquisition of approximately 50 percent of the portfolio of the publicly listed investment company CFC Industriebeteiligungen GmbH & Co. KG a.A. (CFC).
Jersey-based Palace Park Investments Limited, funded by Greenpark, purchased shares in four portfolio compa nies of CFC. The purchase price of €.5 million will be paid in several tranches. The first tranche comprises approximately 60 percent of the total transaction amount.
The Kirkland & Ellis team includes partner Richard Watkins in London, partners Frank Becker and Dr. Roderic Pagel in Munich, associates Jenny Kapusniak and Gary Marsden in London, and associates Dr. Martin Ströhmann, Uwe Nestler and Dr. Oded Schein in Munich.
Richard Watkins, Frank Becker and Martin Ströhmann advised Greenpark in the acquisition of an investment portfolio of Heliad KG a.A. earlier this year.
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About Greenpark Capital Limited
Since launching in 2000, Greenpark Capital has become a global leader in customised secondaries solutions. Greenpark helps clients fine-tune their exposure to private equity funds by exiting or part-exiting investments prior to maturity. Greenpark takes a flexible approach that delivers tailor-made solutions, to help clients maximise returns, however diverse their portfolio. With over €.3 billion of capital under management across three funds, Greenpark is capitalised by major institutions including banks, pension funds and insurance companies from Europe, the US, the Far East and the Middle East.
About CFC Industriebeteiligungen GmbH & Co. KG a.A.
CFC Industriebeteiligungen GmbH & Co. KG a.A. invests in majority holdings in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) exposed to special business situations as well as in carve-outs, i.e. businesses which are no longer of strategic interest for their current owners. As an industrial holding firm CFC actively manages its portfolio companies in their strategic and operative development while generating sustainable added value for all parties concerned. The CFC Team comprises consolidated knowledge paired with long experience in leading management positions in national and international companies. More information can be found under www.cfc-eu.com.