Business Services

The Business Services sector encompasses a wide range of sub-sectors, including transport, logistics and distribution, facilities and infrastructure management, business process outsourcing, IT services, rental services, inspection and testing, education and staffing. Whilst each is subject to its own industry dynamics, outsourcing is the key driver within the sector worldwide, generating strong organic growth and counter-cyclical trends.

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The Hotelbeds Group is a global provider of travel services. It has the world's largest 'bedbank', which provides the travel industry with access to hotel rooms. MORE

CPA Global                                                                                          Hotelbeds Group                                                                                     Pronet                                                                                              Tinsa

Consumer

Cinven’s funds have been actively investing across a range of consumer facing businesses and product markets for over 25 years. The Consumer sector covers three main areas: retail, leisure and consumer goods. In retail, we have made acquisitions in the clothing, department store, DIY, home furnishing and toy segments.

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Kurt Geiger is a leading footwear and accessories company and is the largest retailer of luxury footwear in Europe. MORE

Allegro                                                                                             Kurt Geiger

Financial Services

Cinven has identified Financial Services as a sector that provides attractive investment opportunities and has created a dedicated team to focus on the sector. After 10 years of rapid growth, the Financial Services sector has been going through a period of reconfiguration since the credit crunch. This is creating attractive opportunities for Cinven as valuation dislocations emerge and institutions divest non-core assets or seek partners to raise capital.

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ERGO Italia is a Milan-based provider of life and non-life insurance products. MORE

ERGO Italia                                                                                         Just Group plc                                                                                      NewDay                                                                                              Premium Credit                                                                                      Viridium Group

Healthcare

Cinven has been investing in global healthcare businesses over a 20-year period and invests in market-leading, cash-generative companies. Over the past two decades, we have built up a sector team with a strong industry network, extensive knowledge of the healthcare marketplace and a track record of successfully concluding transactions.

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The combination of Labco and Synlab (together, the "Group" or "Synlab") creates the largest clinical laboratory services company in Europe. MORE

AMCo                                                                                                Bioclinica                                                                                          Medpace                                                                                             Synlab

Industrials

We have been active in the Industrials sector for more than 25 years and have undertaken over 100 transactions in this sector. Our sector team has built up extensive knowledge and experience and we have established a global network of company executives and industry participants in the sub-sectors we cover. This helps us work proactively to originate transactions and develop early insights into potential acquisitions.

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Tractel is a specialist provider of working-at-height products, including those for lifting, handling, load measurement, suspended working platforms and safety equipment. MORE

CeramTec                                                                                            JOST                                                                                                Tractel

TMT

Cinven has a 20-year history of involvement in the TMT sector, with a number of landmark transactions to our credit. We have successfully invested in consumer publishing, B2B media, academic publishing, cable and satellite; and we have long-standing relationships with the most important entrepreneurs and managers in the sector.

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Visma AS is a leading provider of business management software and business process outsourcing (BPO) services in the Nordic region. MORE

Allegro                                                                                             Northgate Public Services                                                                           Ufinet                                                                                              Visma
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Ufinet (formerly 'GNFT') is a neutral telecom operator providing fibre infrastructure and transmission services to telecom operators in Spain and Latin America. LEARN MORE

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Tractel is a specialist provider of working-at-height products, including those for lifting, handling, load measurement, suspended working platforms and safety equipment. It operates globally through a network of 8,000 industrial distributors. LEARN MORE

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