Acquisition of group certification Applus

Financial Advisor

Client: Applus

Category: Consulting & Services

Description: GBS Finance acted as financial advisor to The Carlyle Group LLC, the US based private equity firm, along with a consortium led by Caixa D’Estalvis De Catalunya, the Spanish savings bank, in the acquisition of group certification Applus the Spainish-based certification and quality control company, for an enterprise value of EUR 1.48bn. The acquisition will provide Applus with opportunities to pursue its growth strategy and enable it to reinforce its financial parameters.