Corporate Imaging Concepts, LLC, a portfolio company of Cardinal Equity Partners focused on distributing promotional products to corporate clients, was acquired by Berkley Capital, LLC, the private equity investment vehicle of W.R. Berkley Corporation. Clairfield US served as exclusive financial advisor to CIC in the transaction.
MilaPro, one of the leading child welfare companies in Finland, was sold to Triton and KKR-backed Mehiläinen, the best-known and most highly regarded private provider of healthcare and social services in Finland. Mehiläinen had a net turnover of EUR 445 million and EBITDA (adjusted for non-recurring items) of EUR 50 million in 2015. MilaPro provides child welfare and mental health services in collaboration with children, families, and the public sector. MilaPro employs around 400 people and had a turnover of around EUR 18.5 million in 2015.
Pikval, a manufacturer, seller, and installer of shop-fitting concepts to retail chain stores, was sold to NASDAQ OMX Stockholm-listed ITAB, the European market leader in checkout systems for retailers, and one of Europe’s largest suppliers of shop-fitting concepts and lighting systems. Pikval’s revenues in 2015 was EUR 17 million and the number of employees is approximately 100. The company’s main market is Finland. It also operates in Sweden and Norway through subsidiaries.
Voxen Sp. z o.o., an insurance intermediary specialized in sales of motor insurance products through a network of 250 car dealers, sold 100% of its shares to Unilink S.A., one of the leading insurance multi-agencies in Poland. The transaction was advised by Clairfield Poland.
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