October 07 2020

Translink advises Floridienne Group on the disposal of its shares in IKA Innovative Kunststoffaufbereitung to Invest AG and Invest Equity

Translink Corporate Finance advises Floridienne Group, an industrial investment holding company, on the sale of its shares in IKA Innovative Kunststoffaufbereitung ("IKA") to Invest AG and INVEST EQUITY, two leading Austrian-based private equity houses.

Translink Corporate Finance served as exclusive M&A advisor to Floridienne in connection with this transaction.

INVEST AG, the investment company of the Raiffeisenbanken Gruppe Oberösterreich, is Austria's leading private equity fund. Vienna-based INVEST EQUITY Management Consulting GmbH is a private equity company focusing on the mid-market for buy-outs and expansion capital. Both investors act together with an industry experienced MBI.

IKA Innovative Kuststoffaufbereitung GmbH & Co. KG is one of the innovation leaders in the production of stabilizers for the PVC industry, which are used in window profiles, foam profiles and plastic pipes.

The shareholder Floridienne specializes in the acquisition and development of market leaders in niche segments.
With the sale of IKA, Floridienne strengthens its focus on the food and life science businesses.

Contact the involved Team Members in Germany and Sweden:
Christian Hoerner, Partner:
Jacques Halpérin, Partner:
Mareike Maas, Associate:


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