Qualium Investissement buys Kermel from funds managed by Equistone Partners Europe Limited (‘Equistone’) for an undisclosed amount. Kermel is the world’s only producer of fire-resistant polyamide-imide (PAI) fibers for textile, technical and industrial applications.
Qualium Investissement has announced the final closing of its FCPR Qualium Fund, dedicated to investing in buy-outs as a majority shareholder in small to medium-sized enterprises, mainly in France. The new fund will invest amounts ranging from €20 million to €75 million in companies valued between €40 million and €250 million, and can participate in buy-outs for up to €500 million.
Julie Khayat, Nicolas Mutschler and Antoine Schricke join Qualium Investissement as Associates.
The supervisory board of Etablissements Sogal, a leading French manufacturer and distributor of custom interior design solutions, today announced the appointment of Dominique Engasser as the company’s Chairman.