Miura Private Equity
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THE ART OF CREATING VALUE
We believe in people and
their values, innovating together
with enthusiasm and creativity

We offer a commitment
to long-lasting transformation
based on excellence and experience

WHO WE ARE

A PASSION FOR
TRANSFORMATION
WE ARE A MID-MARKET PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM,
BASED IN BARCELONA
OUR OBJECTIVE: TO BUILD STRONG AND ENDURING COMPANIES
REGARDLESS OF MARKET TRENDS

MEMBERS OF

Our best asset is not our capital, but our knowledge and ability to create value and build strong companies.
We care about the legacy of our work.
Since 2008 we have invested in more than 30 companies through our funds Miura Fund I and Miura Fund II.
In 2018, coinciding with the firm’s 10th anniversary, we have closed our third fund, Miura Fund III, at €330 million hard cap.

Currently Miura has more than €700 million assets under management through its two funds and co-investment vehicles.

We are passionate about building long-lasting businesses.

THE TEAM

A WEALTH
OF EXPERIENCE
WE ARE A GROUP OF PROFESSIONALS WITH A COMBINED
EXPERIENCE OF OVER 100 YEARS IN PRIVATE
EQUITY, AS WELL AS MANAGEMENT, ADVISORY AND CONSULTANCY FOR MID-MARKET COMPANIES

MANAGEMENT TEAM

LUIS SEGUÍ
Managing Partner & CEO
JUAN LEACH
Managing Partner
JORDI ALEGRE
Partner
JUAN EUSEBIO
PUJOL
Operating Partner
CARLOS JULIÀ
Partner
ALBERTO TIÓ
Investment Director
FERNANDO CLÚA
Investment Director
GUILLEM AUGÉ
Investment Director
CARLES ALSINA
Investment Director
SAMUEL PÉREZ CALVO
Associate
IGNACIO MORO
Associate
CLÀUDIA BORRÀS
Financial Controller
MARTA CARULLA
Office Manager
DUNIA PORTERO
Administration
CLAUDIA COSTA
Assistant
MARTA GARCÍA
Administration
  • LUIS SEGUÍ
    Managing Partner & CEO

    Luis is co-founder and Managing Partner at Miura Private Equity. Since 2008, he has been Chairman of the board at Noa Visual Group, Gescobro and Guzmán Gastronomia, as well as board member at Proytecsa, GH, TVC and TiendAnimal. Before this, and since 2001, he was Principal at Nazca Private Equity in Madrid, where he was involved in numerous mid-market private equity transactions.

    In 2000 Luis was part of the founding team at IP Powerhouse, a €135m technology venture capital project backed by Capvest, JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank in London. Luis began his career at Arthur Andersen in Barcelona and Intercontinental Plc in Brussels and London.

    Luis has a degree in Business Administration from the IQS School of Business at from the Universidad Ramon Llull in Barcelona, and has completed postgraduate courses at Yale University and IESE Business School.

  • JUAN LEACH
    Managing Partner

    Before co-founding Miura Private Equity in 2007, Juan spent nine years in the investment banking division of JP Morgan as part of the utilities group in London and the Spanish mergers and acquisitions team in Madrid, participating in some of the most important corporate deals in recent years.

    Juan’s career began with three years as a production and quality engineer in a family business that was founded in 1898 and acquired by Alcoa in 1998.

    Juan is an Industrial Engineer from the Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, has an MBA from IESE Business School and has completed graduate courses at Harvard and Wharton.

  • JORDI ALEGRE
    Partner

    Jordi joined Miura Private Equity in 2007 from Mercapital, where since 2005 he had been involved in numerous investment projects and monitoring the company portfolio.

    He previously worked for Morgan Stanley in London in the Mergers and Acquisitions division and Capital Markets, and was also a civil engineer at the FCC Group.

    Jordi is a Civil Engineer from the Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña and a Bachelor of Business Administration from HEC Paris.

  • JUAN EUSEBIO PUJOL
    Operating Partner

    Juan Eusebio joined Miura Private Equity in 2011 as Operating Partner, where he works closely with the management teams of the participated companies. Previously, in the 1990s, he was one of the founding members of Cluster Consulting, which was bought by the Chicago based Diamond Technology Partners in 2000.

    His career began as a strategy consultant at The MAC Group in Barcelona/Madrid, and Gemini Consulting in London. More recently he was CEO and shareholder at Santa & Cole and NODE. He has also been actively involved in a diverse range of companies as an executive advisor and business angel; he has also been a board member of several non-profit organisations.

    Juan Eusebio has an Economics and Business Administration degree from the Universidad Central de Barcelona, and an MBA from INSEAD (Fontainebleau).

  • CARLOS JULIÀ
    Partner

    Before joining Miura Private Equity in 2010, Carlos spent three years at the Iberian office of The Boston Consulting Group. There, he worked in a wide variety of projects in the Energy, Telecom and Financial Services industries.

    Carlos had previously worked in the M&A division at Morgan Stanley in London. He has also experience in the Distressed Debt Servicing industry in Latin America.

    Carlos earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School and holds a Business Administration degree from ESADE.

  • ALBERTO TIÓ
    Investment Director

    Before joining Miura Private Equity in 2014, Alberto worked at BBVA’s Corporate Finance team in Madrid for 3 years. He was involved in a variety of transactions in the industrial, TMT and infrastructure sectors.

    Previously, he worked at Deutsche Bank’s M&A team in London, where he was focused on advising banks and insurance companies.

    Alberto holds a Master degree in Business Administration from ESADE.

  • FERNANDO CLÚA
    Investment Director

    Fernando joined Miura Private Equity in 2015 from Advent International, where he worked since 2006 both in their London and Madrid offices. He was involved in numerous investment projects and was in charge of monitoring the company portfolio focused in Industrial, Healthcare and Business Services.

    He previously worked at Deloitte’s M&A team in Madrid, where he started his career.

    Fernando holds a double degree in Law and Business Administration from Universidad Carlos III in Madrid.

  • GUILLEM AUGÉ
    Investment Director

    Before joining Miura Private Equity in 2012 Guillem worked for the strategic consulting company McKinsey&Company in Madrid.

    Guillem holds a degree and a Master in Business Administration and Management by ESADE, Barcelona, and studied Engineering and Physical Science at the Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña and the Universidad de Barcelona, respectively.

  • CARLES ALSINA
    Investment Director

    Before joining Miura Private Equity in 2013, Carles worked at Morgan Stanley in London, in the Capital Markets division.

    Carles earned an Industrial Engineering degree from Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña and a Business Administration degree from HEC Paris

  • SAMUEL PÉREZ CALVO
    Associate

    Before joining Miura Private Equity in 2014, Samuel worked at the Private Equity firm GMT Communications Partners in London. Samuel had previously worked at the technology fund of The Carlyle Group, based in London.

    Samuel holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from ESADE, Barcelona.

  • IGNACIO MORO
    Associate

    Before joining Miura Private Equity in 2016, Ignacio worked for two years at the infrastructures fund Allianz Capital Partners in London, where he was involved in a variety of investment projects in the infrastructures and energy sectors.

    He previously worked at UBS´s M&A team in London, specialized in transport and infrastructures.

    Ignacio is a Civil Engineer from the Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña and holds a Business Administration degree from HEC Paris.

  • CLÀUDIA BORRÀS
    Financial Controller

    Clàudia joined Miura Private Equity in 2009 from Deloitte, where she worked since 1998 in the audit division and performed duties as a manager.

    Clàudia holds a degree in Economics and Business Sciences from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.

  • MARTA CARULLA
    Office Manager

    Marta joined Miura Private Equity in 2007 from Tokio Marine, where she worked as Executive Assistant. Prior to that, Marta worked for the Economic Crime Department of the City of London Police for over five years as a member of the Management Team.

    Marta holds a degree in Translation and Interpreting from Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona and a Postgraduate Translation Course from City University London.

  • DUNIA PORTERO
    Administration

    Dunia joined Miura Private Equity in 2011 from Best Course Educational Consultancy Services, where she worked since 2004 as the Director of the Work Experience and Internship Programmes abroad.

    With professional training in Tourism and Public Relations, she previously worked as tourism consultant in the Jordan Tourism Board and in the Philippines Tourism Department, where she started her professional career as consulate officer of the Philippines Consulate General in Barcelona.

  • CLAUDIA COSTA
    Assistant

    Claudia joins Miura Private Equity in 2017 from Grupo Cooltra, where she worked as Communication Manager from 2015.

    Claudia holds a degree in Advertising and Public Relations from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, and a master in Protocol from Blanquerna-Ramon Llull School of Communication.

  • MARTA GARCÍA
    Administration

    Marta joined Miura Private Equity in early 2017.

    Previously, Marta worked in the legal department at Telegraph Media Group and Aspen Insurance Re Ltd in London.

    Marta has received training in Accounting and Paralegal Studies and she holds a degree in Assistant Manager from INSA and a postgraduate certification in marketing.

Our team has extensive experience across the world of private equity,
general management, consultancy and investment banking. Our work
in a number of countries and sectors added to this experience,
conforms a well-seasoned team with excellent investment criteria.

Additionally, Miura has an Industry Board composed by senior executives with deep sectorial expertise. The Industry Board provides key support in the analysis of potential investments as well as in the monitoring of portfolio companies.
EXPERIENCE BY SECTOR
BUSINESS SERVICES INDUSTRIAL RETAIL FOOD & BEVERAGE HEALTHCARE OTHER

STRATEGY

THE PROCESS OF BUILDING
1
• Leading companies
  in their sector
2
• Management Buy-Out.
• Growth capital
• Recapitalization
3
• Local consolidation
• New business
  line launches
• Strategic
  acquisitions
4
• International expansion
We support companies with solid business models,
and develop management teams that are fully committed
to the future project of the company.
The companies we work with have high
ambitions and aspirations to be market leaders
through local consolidation and international growth.
INVESTMENT CRITERIA
A
Leading companies in attractive sectors, with well-established, proven business models
E
Any business sector except for real-estate and finance
B
Upper management teams who are committed to working and investing with us
F
Companies with headquarters in the Iberian Peninsula
C
Attractive business plans based on local market consolidation, the launch of new business lines and international growth
G
Controlling stakes through Buy-Out operations as well as growth capital and recapitalizations
D
Sales of more than €25 million, EBITDA of more than €3 million
H
Conservative use of financial debt
COMMITTED TO CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
We are conscious of the importance of Environmental, Social and Governance factors contributing to long-term added value investments

Our responsible investment strategy is integrated into our organizational structure, governance and culture

We are active collaborators of Fundación Real Dreams and signatories of the Principles of Responsible Investment of the United Nations UN PRI.


PORTFOLIO

CURRENT PORTFOLIO
DIVESTMENTS
THE VISUALITY CORPORATION
TIENDANIMAL
THE REEFER GROUP
TEKMAN
CITRI&CO
GLOVAL ADVISORY
NOA
VISUAL GROUP
GESCOBRO
GRUPO BC
PROYTECSA
GH INDUCTION GROUP
GUZMÁN GASTRONOMÍA
CONTENUR
  • After five years working with Miura, Noa Visual Group has become the European leader in products and services for window dressing in large fashion chains. Turnover has doubled to around €25 million, of which more than 80% was generated internationally.
    NOA VISUAL GROUP
    Business Design and manufacture of Visual Merchandising products for the fashion retail sector
    Location Barcelona
    Deal type Management Buy-In
    Project International expansion
    Year of investment 2008 (Grupo Atrezzo)
    2009 (Marcelo Vilá build-up)
    Status Divested
  • After 5 years working with Miura, Gescobro´s Management Team has reinforced its leadership position in the Spanish market. The company has become the reference servicer for financial institutions and international funds, growing its volume of managed claims to a value around EUR 4 billion in 2014.
    GESCOBRO
    Business Credit management services
    Location Barcelona
    Deal type Management Buy-Out
    Project Local consolidation, launch of new business units
    Year of investment 2010 (Gescobro)
    2013 (Unitas)
    Status Divested
  • After 5 years working with Miura, the company has become the leading provider of outsourcing services (BPO) in Iberia and Latin America reaching sales close to €100 million and almost tripling its EBITDA. During Miura´s 5-year holding period, the company has i) strengthened its leadership in Spain positioning itself as the leading consolidator within the sector (with ten acquisitions successfully completed in the last five years), ii) launched two new complementary business lines and iii) expanded new markets becoming the undisputed leader in Latin America.
    GRUPO BC
    Business Outsourcing services (BPO)
    Location Barcelona
    Deal type Growth capital
    Project Local consolidation and international expansion
    Year of investment 2010 (Grupo BC)
    2011 (Cibergestión, Latam)
    Status Divested
  • After several years along with Miura, Proytecsa has become a highly internationalized company. Taking a bet on innovation and focused on the development of new products, it has reached a great potential in Middle East markets, and it is in the best position to meet the needs of the current worldwide security market.
    PROYTECSA
    Business Design and manufacture of security products
    Location Binéfar (Aragón)
    Deal type Buy-In Management Buy-Out (BIMBO)
    Project Product development, international expansion
    Year of investment 2009
    Status Divested
  • During Miura’s holding period (2012-2016), GH Induction Group has consolidated its leading position within the European market from its Valencia headquarters and German and French subsidiaries, and strengthened its exposure to emerging markets through its subsidiaries in Brazil, India and China, where GH has a privileged position and local production capacity.
    GH INDUCTION GROUP
    Business Design and manufacturing of turnkey induction heating equipment
    Location Valencia
    Deal type Management Buy-Out (MBO)
    Project International expansion
    Year of investment 2012
    Status Divested
  • During Miura´s holding period (2011-2017), Guzmán Gastronomía has become the undisputed national leader in the foodservice market, tripling its sales in six years and reaching €100 million. The company has experienced a significant organic growth, which has been bolstered by a strong M&A policy, with the acquisition of seven companies in total. Guzmán has a range of 3.000 products, more than 4.000 clients and over 130 distribution routes across its seven centres in Spain.
    GUZMÁN GASTRONOMÍA
    Business Production and distribution of fresh products to the HRI channel
    Location Barcelona
    Deal type Management Buy-Out (MBO)
    Project Local consolidation and diversification into new product ranges
    Year of investment 2011 (Guzmán)
    2012 (Solé Graells build-up)
    2013 (Ivorra build-up)
    2013 (Eurobanan build-up)
    2014 (Sergi Fruit build-up)
    2014 (Fruites i Queviures Vallès build-up)
    2015 (Cuttings build-up)
    2016 (build-up de Mundofruta)
    Status Divested
  • After 5 years working with Miura (2012-2017), Contenur has become one of the European leaders in the design, manufacturing and sale of containers. In recent years, the company has experienced a significant organic growth, with the setting up of a new production plant in Poland, the launch of new products and the opening of subsidiaries in Colombia, Singapore and Czech Republic, as well as its expansion to Latam, Asia and Middle East.
    CONTENUR
    Business Design, manufacturing and sale of containers and services to the waste collection industry
    Location Getafe (Madrid)
    Deal type Management Buy-Out (MBO)
    Project International expansion
    Year of investment 2012 (Contenur)
    2013 (Contemar Ambiental build-up, Brazil)
    Status Divested
  • The high knowledge of Miura in the visual merchandising and retail industry will enable The Visuality Corporation to meet with greater guarantees its ambicious expansion and consolidation plan worldwide.
    THE VISUALITY CORPORATION
    Business Design and manufacture of visual merchandising products
    Location Barcelona
    Deal type Management Buy-Out (MBO)
    Project International Expansion
    Year of investment 2014
    2015 (Falcon Industries build-up)
    Status Portfolio
  • With Miura´s entry, the company will consolidate its leading online position in Spain and Portugal, and will accelerate its international expansion to new markets such as France and Italy. The company will also expand its existing network of stores throughout the Spanish geography, based on the megastore concept. The management team has been reinforced in key areas to successfully execute its growth strategy.
    TIENDANIMAL
    Business Retail distribution of pet care related products and stores network growth
    Location Málaga (Andalucía)
    Deal type Growth Capital
    Project International Expansion and growth of network of stores
    Year of investment 2014
    Status Portfolio
  • With the integration of the French company Chereau and the Spanish SOR, Miura creates The Reefer Group, which becomes the European market leader. As a result of the integration of both companies, the group will provide a wide range of differentiated products of high value add to its clients, and generates significant value through cost synergies and efficiency improvements.
    THE REEFER GROUP
    Business Design, manufacture and marketing of customized refrigerated trucks and semi-trailers
    Location Alzira (Valencia)
    Deal type Management Buy-Out (MBO)
    Project International expansion
    Year of investment 2015 (Sor Ibérica)
    2016 (Chereau)
    Status Portfolio
  • Miura´s entry will support the company on its expansion, with a focus in Latin America, as well as to reinforce its presence in Spain and to develop new innovative educational programs for infant, elementary and secondary education.
    TEKMAN
    Business Developing and marketing of educational programs
    Location Barcelona
    Deal type Growth Capital
    Project Local consolidation, international expansion and product development
    Year of investment 2016
    Status Portfolio
  • Citri&Co emerges as the leading European citrus group, with the integration of Martinavarro and Rio Tinto.
    The transaction continues the strategic development of the project started with Miura´s investment into Martinavarro in 2016, and will enable the group to enter to new markets, to expand its product portfolio and ensure a quality product offering to its customers throughout the year.
    CITRI&CO
    Business Production and marketing of conventional and organic citrus
    Location Almazora (Castellón)
    Deal type Management Buy-Out (MBO)
    Project International expansion and product development
    Year of investment 2016 Martinavarro
    2017 Rio Tinto
    Status Portfolio
  • Gloval emerges as one of the leading real state appraisal companies, after the acquisition of Valtecnic and Ibertasa by Miura Private Equity and Charme Capital Partners. Both companies will continue to operate independently with the common aim to boost their development, consolidate their positioning in the national market, and to boost their development in new technologies and big data solutions, crucial aspects to business transformation.
    Gloval Advisory
    Business Tasación inmobiliaria
    Location Madrid
    Deal type Management Buy-Out (MBO)
    Project Consolidación nacional y desarrollo tecnológico
    Year of investment 2017
    Status En cartera

MORE THAN 60% OF OUR BUSINESS GENERATED IN INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

The Visuality Corporation
Tiendanimal
The Reefer Group
Citri&Co
Tekman
Gloval Advisory

NEWS

2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
  • 01/02/2018

    Miura Private Equity closes its third fund at 330 million euros hard cap

  • 07/12/2017

    Miura sells Contenur to US private equity firm ACON Investments

    28/09/2017

    Miura and Charme acquire the appraisal companies Ibertasa and Valtecnic

    02/08/2017

    Miura boosts the creation of Citri&Co, Europe's leading citrus group

    05/04/2017

    Miura sells Guzmán Gastronomía to global foodservice group Bidcorp

    10/01/2017

    Miura Private Equity sells GH Induction Group to ParkOhio Holdings

  • 26/10/2016

    Miura Private Equity invests in Tekman Books to support its expansion

    26/07/2016

    Miura invests in Martinavarro to create the world leader in citrus fruits

    05/07/2016

    Miura receives ASCRI's award for the best growth capital transaction in 2015

    18/02/2016

    Miura creates the European leading group of refrigerated semi-trailers

  • 04/12/2015

    Miura Private Equity sells its share in Grupo BC to L-GAM

    30/11/2015

    Miura Private Equity acquires SOR Ibérica together with its management team

    04/08/2015

    Miura acquires Cutting's and creates the leading fresh products supplier to the foodservice sector in Spain

    18/03/2015

    Miura Private Equity backs up The Visuality Corporation in its acquisition of Falcon Industries

    18/02/2015

    Miura Private Equity sells Gescobro to Cerberus

  • 24/10/2014

    Miura Private Equity backs up pet care retailer Tiendanimal

    29/09/2014

    Miura Private Equity invests in The Visuality Corporation

    03/09/2014

    Miura Private Equity closes its second fund at its €200m hard cap

  • 26/06/2013

    Miura Private Equity sells Noa Visual Group to Porterhouse Investors

    05/06/2013

    Contenur consolidates its international presence with the purchase of Contemar in Brazil

    07/03/2013

    Miura Private Equity expands its capital holding in Gescobro in support of Unitas acquisition

  • 12/12/2012

    Miura Private Equity invests in GH Induction Group

    27/06/2012

    Miura and Demeter acquire Contenur to enhance international presence

    18/04/2012

    Guzmán Gastronomía acquires prestigious restaurant supplier Solé Graells

  • 17/11/2011

    Grupo BC strengthens its international coverage with acquisition of Cibergestión

    13/04/2011

    Miura Private Equity acquires Guzmán Gastronomía in a management buyout

  • 15/12/2010

    Miura and Talde invest in Grupo BC in order to enhance plans for national consolidation and expansion

    04/03/2010

    Miura Private Equity acquires Gescobro

    01/02/2010

    Miura Private Equity creates Noa Visual Group

  • 22/07/2009

    Miura Private Equity acquires 60% of security company Proytecsa

  • 20/10/2008

    Miura Private Equity takes shareholding in Grupo Atrezzo

    19/06/2008

    Miura Private Equity closes its first €100 million fund

  • 01/02/2018
    Miura Private Equity closes its third fund at 330 million euros hard cap

    Miura Private Equity has closed its third fund, Miura Fund III, at its hard-cap of 330 million euros, coinciding with the tenth anniversary of the firm.

     

    Miura Fund III has received strong support from institutional investors across Europe, the United States and Asia, including insurance companies, pension funds, university endowments and funds of funds, as well as local family offices, who will continue to support Miura´s investment strategy based on entrepreneurship and business transformation.

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  • 07/12/2017
    Miura sells Contenur to US private equity firm ACON Investments

    Miura Private Equity and Demeter Partners sell Contenur to private equity firm ACON Investments, a US leading mid-market private equity firm.

    Since Miura acquired Contenur in 2012, the company has grown from sales of €76 million to over €100 million in 2017, becoming one of the European leaders in the design, manufacturing and sale of containers and services to the waste collection industry.

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  • 28/09/2017
    Miura and Charme acquire the appraisal companies Ibertasa and Valtecnic

    Miura Private Equity and Charme Capital Partners have completed the acquisition of the real estate appraisal companies Ibertasa and Valtecnic, in order to boost their development and consolidate their positioning in the national market.

     

    Ibertasa and Valtecnic, with headquarters in Madrid and offices across Spain, were founded in 1992 and 1984, and reached sales of 20 million and 23 million euros respectively in 2016. Both appraisal companies will continue to operate independently.

  • 02/08/2017
    Miura boosts the creation of Citri&Co, Europe's leading citrus group

    Miura Private Equity has integrated Rio Tinto, the European leading company in the production of organic citrus, with its portfolio company Martinavarro, the European leader in the production and marketing of conventional citrus, to create Citri&Co, Europe´s leading citrus group.

    Citri&Co aims to be the best world leader citrus supplier, with 500,000 tons of citrus produced annually, 6 packing houses, 8,000 hectares and sales of 325 million euros.

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  • 05/04/2017
    Miura sells Guzmán Gastronomía to global foodservice group Bidcorp

    Miura Private Equity has closed the sale of Guzmán Gastronomía to Bidcorp, one of the global leaders in the foodservice market with sales over €10 billion.

    Since Miura acquired Guzmán in 2011, the company has grown from sales of €34 million to expected sales of over €100 million in 2017, becoming the undisputed market leader in Spain.

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  • 10/01/2017
    Miura Private Equity sells GH Induction Group to ParkOhio Holdings

    Miura Private Equity has sold its stake in GH Induction Group, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of turnkey induction heating equipment, to ParkOhio Holdings, a US headquartered and publicly traded industrial holding with leading businesses in engineered products, supply technologies and assembly components.

    During Miura’s holding period (2012-2016), GH Group has consolidated its leading position within the European market, and strengthened its exposure to emerging markets, focusing on India and China.

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  • 26/10/2016
    Miura Private Equity invests in Tekman Books to support its expansion

    Miura Private Equity invests in Tekman Books, the Spanish market leader in developing and marketing innovative programs for infant, elementary and secondary education.

     

    Miura will support Tekman on its expansion, with a focus into Latin America, as well as to reinforce its presence in Spain and to develop new educational programs.

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  • 26/07/2016
    Miura invests in Martinavarro to create the world leader in citrus fruits

    Miura Private Equity has acquired an equity stake of 25% in Martinavarro, the European leading producer and distributor of citrus fruits, to enhance the firm’s growth nationally and internationally.

    The transaction reinforces Martinavarro shareholder structure and will strengthen the group’s organic and inorganic growth, diversifying the supply base in both Northern and Southern hemispheres and creating the world leader in citrus fruits distribution.
     

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  • 05/07/2016
    Miura receives ASCRI's award for the best growth capital transaction in 2015

    Miura Private Equity has been awarded the prize for best growth capital transaction in 2015 during the 9th edition of the Spanish Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards organised by the Spanish Association of Capital, Growth and Investment (ASCRI in Spanish).  The award recognizes Miura´s investment in Grupo BC between 2010 and 2015, and its subsequent sale to L-Gam last December.

     

    Miura and Talde Gestión joined Grupo BC in December 2010.  After five years as shareholders, Grupo BC has strengthened its leadership in Spain and successfully completed ten acquisitions, while it has launched new lines of business representing 33% of its current income, entering new markets and becoming a leader in Latin America.
     

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  • 18/02/2016
    Miura creates the European leading group of refrigerated semi-trailers

    Miura Private Equity acquires Chereau, specialist in custom-built refrigerated semi-trailers and prominent French market leader.

    Miura integrates the French company Chereau and the Spanish SOR, which was acquired on November 30th  2015, to create The Reefer Group, a large European group specialized in the design, manufacture and marketing of refrigerated trucks and semi-trailers, with more than 1,000 employees and an aggregate sales volume exceeding 220 million euros in 2015.

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  • 04/12/2015
    Miura Private Equity sells its share in Grupo BC to L-GAM

    Miura Private Equity has announced the sale of its share in Grupo BC, the leading provider in Spain and Latin America of outsourcing services (BPO) specialized in mortgage management procedures for financial institutions, to L-GAM.

    L-GAM is an international investment company managed by professionals with relevant experience in BPO, in partnership with the Princely House of Liechtenstein and other international investors.

    During Miura´s holding period (2010 – 2015), Grupo BC has significantly outperformed the market reaching sales close to €100 million and almost tripling its EBITDA.

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  • 30/11/2015
    Miura Private Equity acquires SOR Ibérica together with its management team

    Miura Private Equity has acquired SOR Ibérica together with the company’s management team via a management buyout (MBO).

    SOR Ibérica is the leading Spanish company in the design and manufacturing of customized refrigerated semi-trailers, mainly targeted towards distribution and logistics companies.

    With Miura’s entry, SOR will further consolidate its leadership in Spain and boost its international expansion in European markets where the company has historically had a strong presence such as Italy, the Netherlands, Scandinavia and the UK, and in regions with a high growth potential like Eastern Europe or Northern Africa.

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  • 04/08/2015
    Miura acquires Cutting's and creates the leading fresh products supplier to the foodservice sector in Spain

    Miura Private Equity has acquired 100% of the foodservice company Cutting’s. The investment firm, that already owns another company operating in the same sector, Guzmán Gastronomía, will integrate both companies to create a new group with expected sales to be above €70 million in 2015.

    The new group, that will become the largest fresh products supplier to the foodservice sector in Spain, will benefit from Miura's operational, strategic and financial know-how as it continues to expand in Spain and internationally.

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  • 18/03/2015
    Miura Private Equity backs up The Visuality Corporation in its acquisition of Falcon Industries

    The Visuality Corporation (TVC), Miura Private Equity’s portfolio company and the world’s leading manufacturer of high-end visual merchandising products for retail stores, has acquired Falcon Industries (Falcon).

     

    This acquisition represents an important step in TVC’s expansion, both in terms of incorporating new visual merchandising products and solutions, as well as covering new niches within the retail environment such as consumer electronics, groceries or cosmetics.

     

     

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  • 18/02/2015
    Miura Private Equity sells Gescobro to Cerberus

    Miura Private Equity has sold Gescobro, a leading independent servicing platform in the unsecured consumer debt segment in Spain, to affiliates of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (“Cerberus”), one of the world´s leading private investment firms, with more than US $25 billion under management.

    This transaction partners Gescobro with Cerberus, a long-term investor in the Spanish market, and will support Gescobro’s continued development as a world-class financial institution focused on client and customer service.

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  • 24/10/2014
    Miura Private Equity backs up pet care retailer Tiendanimal

    Miura Private Equity has acquired a 51% stake of Tiendanimal, a leading Spanish based specialty retailer of pet care products, through a capital increase. The founders and the management team will continue to lead the project, whilst controlling the rest of the capital.

    With Miura's entry, the company will focus on strengthening its leadership in the online business in Spain, expand its network of stores, and accelerate its international expansion in countries such as Portugal, France and Italy.

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  • 29/09/2014
    Miura Private Equity invests in The Visuality Corporation

    The Visuality Corporation (TVC) is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-end visual merchandising products for retail stores, with presence in Europe, North America and Asia. TVC becomes the first investment done through Miura Fund II, latest Miura’s fund closed last August 2014 at the hard-cap of €200m.

    Miura intends to continue developing the company by entering new markets within the visual merchandising sector and consolidate its leadership position in markets where it already operates, both organically and through selective acquisitions. In 2013, the company generated sales over €70m and employed over 270 people.

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  • 03/09/2014
    Miura Private Equity closes its second fund at its €200m hard cap

    Miura Private Equity has closed its second fund, Miura Fund II at its €200m hard cap.

    The fund has been subscribed by European and North American institutional investors and consolidates the firm in the Spanish private equity market, with total assets under management of €300 million.
    Miura Fund II will continue the strategy successfully implemented by Miura since the establishment of the firm in 2007: targeting local market leaders and working hand-in-hand with their management teams to professionalize their structures, consolidate their markets and expand globally.

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  • 26/06/2013
    Miura Private Equity sells Noa Visual Group to Porterhouse Investors

    Miura Private Equity has sold Noa Visual Group to investment company Porterhouse Investors. Following the acquisition, the management team has strengthened its shareholding and continues to lead the company in its international expansion and development, while Miura maintains a minority shareholding. Remaining shareholders Talde Capital Riesgo and the founders have sold their entire holding.

    With this acquisition Noa gains an investor whose expertise enables continued consolidation of the company's operations in Asia, as well as in territories such as the US where the company already markets its products.

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  • 05/06/2013
    Contenur consolidates its international presence with the purchase of Contemar in Brazil

    Contenur underlines its commitment to expansion into high-growth markets with the acquisition of 51% of Environmental Contemar, the first company to specialize in the marketing and maintenance of waste containers in Brazil.

    This is an important step in Contenur's international development strategy, following the 2012 establishment of a plant in Poland - the first to manufacture containers in Eastern Europe. This latest acquisition enables Contenur to position itself in a Brazilian market with annual growth to 2012 of over 30% and excellent potential for the future.

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  • 07/03/2013
    Miura Private Equity expands its capital holding in Gescobro in support of Unitas acquisition

    Venture capital firm Miura Private Equity has undertaken a capital increase in Gescobro to support its acquisition of Unitas.

    This makes Gescobro one of Spain's largest credit management and debt recovery companies, with a debt volume in excess of €3,000 million and a staff of more than 300 employees in Madrid and Barcelona. The acquisition comes at a particularly crucial time in the Spanish financial sector, with expected growth in NPL portfolios and increased demand for highly professional outsourcing services.

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  • 12/12/2012
    Miura Private Equity invests in GH Induction Group

    Venture capital firm Miura Private Equity has acquired GH Induction Group and its executive team through a management buy-out (MBO). The company was previously owned by Corporación IBV, and the terms of the deal are confidential.

    This enables GH to boost international development projects including a new plant in India that is three times the size of the previous one. GH is also able to increase the production capacity of its China plant and develop the US subsidiary acquired in 2010, specializing in equipment for the aerospace and medical sectors.

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  • 27/06/2012
    Miura and Demeter acquire Contenur to enhance international presence

    Miura Private Equity and Demeter Partners have taken a joint majority stake in Contenur, replacing Investindustrial. The current management team retains its shareholding and continues to lead the company into the future at executive level.

    The strategic priorities for Contenur are to consolidate its presence in markets with high growth potential. Particular emphasis will be on Poland, where it recently opened a manufacturing plant to meet the changing needs and directives of the region, but efforts will also be directed towards other growing regions such as Latin America and North Africa.

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  • 18/04/2012
    Guzmán Gastronomía acquires prestigious restaurant supplier Solé Graells

    Guzmán Gastronomía consolidates its position as a leading food service provider to the Spanish hotel and restaurant sector with the acquisition of leading restaurant supplier Solé Graells.

    This move strengthens the company's position as a market leader, increases its presence abroad and enables better service provision alongside an expanded product range.

    Guzmán Gastronomía is controlled by 65% equity holder Miura Private Equity. The management team, led by Joaquín Arasanz, with Tomás Corredor and Ramón Llagostera, holds the remaining 35%.

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  • 17/11/2011
    Grupo BC strengthens its international coverage with acquisition of Cibergestión

    Grupo BC, southern Europe's leading mortgage BPO and banking services company, has taken capital control of Cibergestión, market leader in Mexico, Chile, and Colombia. The company has already begun operations in Brazil, offering services to established Spanish companies and local banks throughout the area.

    This move is an important step in Grupo BC's plans for strategic international expansion, a plan with came into being with the 2010 acquisition of Grupo BC by Miura Private Equity and Talde Capital Riesgo.

    The company anticipates sales of more than €70 million in 2011, and already employs more than 1,500 people in 8 countries.

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  • 13/04/2011
    Miura Private Equity acquires Guzmán Gastronomía in a management buyout

    Miura Private Equity has acquired 65% of Guzmán Gastronomía, leading developer and distributor of products in the HORECA channel. The buy-out sees the management team strengthening its position with the remaining 35% holding.

    This new phase in the company's history ushers in plans to consolidate its position as market leader with emphasis on the latest product range as well as other innovative solutions for the highly demanding gastronomic market. Guzmán also plans to increase its market share by acquiring companies that will complement their business model.

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  • 15/12/2010
    Miura and Talde invest in Grupo BC in order to enhance plans for national consolidation and expansion

    Miura Private Equity and Talde Capital Riesgo have jointly secured 40% of Grupo BC. The deal structure was based on a capital increase to finance upcoming acquisitions, and to replace the minority partner Innova Capital. The existing management team retains 60% of the company, and will lead the company into the future.

    Despite recent market corrections, BC has continued to show double-digit growth. This new period will see continued focus on strengthening the domestic market through organic growth and acquisitions, and expanding operations into the rest of Europe and Latin America.

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  • 04/03/2010
    Miura Private Equity acquires Gescobro

    Venture capitalist Miura Private Equity has acquired Gescobro, the leading credit management company. The deal was structured via a management buy-out, with Miura joining the company's capital management team.

    Plans for the future include fostering relationships with large clients in banking and savings, large telephone/utilities companies and medium sized enterprises. Continued international expansion is also planned, following the opening of a Portugal office in 2008. Development of the business will include significant staff increases to expand management capacity in a market where outsourcing of recovery platforms is increasingly common.

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  • 01/02/2010
    Miura Private Equity creates Noa Visual Group

    Miura Private Equity announces the creation of Noa Visual Group, Europe's new leader in visual merchandising, focusing on national brands, international fashion, large department stores and multibrand shops.

    Noa Visual Group comes about with the integration of Marcelo Vilá (recently acquired by Miura) and Grupo Atrezzo (purchased by Miura in 2008). It brings the company into line with Miura's aim to create a strong group that is able to respond to new challenges in the retail market with a growing need to customize and differentiate the offering at point of sale.

    Miura has allocated a total of €30 million to the project.

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  • 22/07/2009
    Miura Private Equity acquires 60% of security company Proytecsa

    Miura has acquired 60% of Proytecsa, the company at the forefront of advanced security products and solutions.

    This investment in Proytecsa is part of Miura's plan to consolidate the company's position nationally, with increased penetration into markets such as rail and civil engineering. It also aims to expand the company's international reach in Europe and the Middle East, building on existing arrangements with local distributors. These relationships are based on Proytecsa's portfolio of the latest technologies and an ambitious R&D programme representing more than 5% of annual sales.

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  • 20/10/2008
    Miura Private Equity takes shareholding in Grupo Atrezzo

    Miura Private Equity has become a shareholder in Grupo Atrezzo, Spain's leader in the world of window dressing marketing and design.

    The investment is part of Miura's plans to build a strong visual merchandising business across Europe. Total investment is €30 million, and represents the first step. The aim of the project is to meet the new challenges posed by large fashion chains and multi-brand stores to enhance both their image and the customer experience.

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  • 19/06/2008
    Miura Private Equity closes its first €100 million fund

    Last month Miura Private Equity closed Miura fund I – with an estimated value of €100 million. This is the first fund under the management of Miura, founded in 2007 by Luis Seguí and Juan Leach. Miura has attracted a broad base of investors, most significantly institutions including BBVA and Massena Capital Partners, and also private entities such as Reig Capital Group, Andosins Capital, the Botet family and Stevenson Family Investment.

    The objective for Miura is to invest in medium-sized companies over the next four to five years, mainly in Spain and Portugal, and talks are already in progress with several companies.

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