The Paris team advised Tikehau Capital (Paris: TKO) in its agreement with Claranet to invest in a minority stake alongside existing shareholders. Attracted by the company’s growth profile, its pan-European reach, its track record in integrating acquisitions and the quality of the management team, Tikehau Capital has agreed to invest £80 million in equity and preferred equity alongside existing shareholders to further support Calarnet’s development.
Tikehau Capital is an asset management and investment group which manages approximately €10bn of assets, with shareholders’ equity of €1.5bn. The group invests in various asset classes (private debt, real-estate, private equity and liquid strategies), including through its asset management subsidiary Tikehau IM, on behalf of institutional and private investors. Controlled by its managers, alongside leading institutional partners, Tikehau Capital employs 170 staff members in its Paris, Milan, Brussels, London and Singapore offices.
The Goodwin team was led by partner Maxence Bloch and included associate Simon Servan Schreiber in Paris, with assistance from partner Gemma Roberts and associates Richard Hughes and Tessa Parkes in London.
For additional details on the agreement, please read the press release.