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Bertin Kartesia
Kartesia, the European specialist provider of capital solutions for small and mid-sized companies, is pleased to announce it has provided a credit facility to support FCDE (“Fonds de Consolidation et de Développement des Entreprises”) with its acquisition of Bertin Technologies (“Bertin” or “the Group”), a specialist player in the development and integration of scientific instrumentation systems.
Kartesia Thoiry Groupe
Kartesia, the European specialist provider of capital solutions for small and mid-sized companies, is pleased to announce it has entered into exclusive discussions regarding the contemplated acquisition of the majority of Groupe Thoiry’s share capital. Following the completion of the transaction, Kartesia would become the new majority shareholder of the renowned operator of three wildlife parks, taking over from current majority shareholder Ekkio Capital, and minority stakeholders BNP Paribas and IDF Capital. Reinvesting alongside Kartesia as minority stakeholders would be Ekkio Capital, the management team, and the de La Panouse family, which founded the business in 1967. Kartesia would be investing from its KCO strategy and would be acting as sole lender. 
Kartesia Groupe Patrimmofi
Kartesia, the European specialist provider of capital solutions for small and mid-sized companies, is pleased to announce it has provided a Unitranche financing facility to support Andera Expansion (“Andera”) and the Management Team in the development strategy of financial services business Groupe Patrimmofi (“the Group”).  
New Deal Factoria
Kartesia is pleased to announce the provision of a senior unitranche financing to support Groupe Baelen in the acquisition of Groupe Factoria.
New Deal International Cookware
Kartesia is pleased to announce that it has participated in the aquisition of International Cookware Group and its subsidiaries (“The Group”) alongside its management team, from Aurora Resurgence. Kartesia is providing the entire unitranche financing as well as the majority of the equity and will therefore become the new reference shareholder of The Group. 
Exit : HMY

Kartesia is pleased to announce that the investment of the KCO III and Altercap II funds into the senior debt issued by HMY was repaid at par following the sale of the Company to LBO France.

New deal: Eolane

Kartesia announced today that it acquired part of the outstanding debt of Eolane as well as contributed to a new liquidity injection in the group, alongside deal sponsor Hivest Capital.

New deal : Ecore

Kartesia announced today that it invested into Ecore, alongside HIG Capital investment.

Restoring Foraco’s foundations for the future

Foraco, a leading global mineral drilling services company facing the headwinds of industry-wide overcapacity

New deal: Antalis

Kartesia announced today that KCO IV acquired part of the outstanding senior debt of Antalis, in which Kartesia is also involved through its KCO III fund making of Kartesia a key stakeholder of the company.