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(formerly Global Design Technologies)

European Capital Receives Proceeds of €26.2 Million and Achieves a Money Multiple of 1.6x from Permaswage Exit

St. Peter Port, Guernsey – Nov. 7, 2013 – European Capital Limited and its consolidated subsidiaries ("European Capital") announced today that they received proceeds of €26.2 million from Bridgepoint's sale of Permaswage (the "Company") to Precision Castparts Corp. European Capital invested €22 million in September 2007 in a second-lien facility to support the secondary buyout of Permaswage by Bridgepoint. European Capital realized a money multiple of 1.6x on its initial investment, representing an IRR of 9.0% over the life of the investment. [ more... ]

European Capital Invests €22 Million in Global Design Technologies

St. Peter Port, Guernsey – 1 October 2007 – ECAS S.à.r.l, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of European Capital Limited (LSE: ECAS) (“European Capital”) announced today that it has invested €22 million in Global Design Technologies (“GDT”), the leading world provider of swaged permanent fittings for the aerospace industry.  The investment was led by the Paris office of European Capital Financial Services Limited (“European Capital Services”), the sub-investment manager of European Capital. European Capital’s investment supports the buyout of GDT by Bridgepoint Capital SAS (“Bridgepoint”) and takes the form of the purchase of a second lien facility. [ more... ]

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