AEB (Azienda Enologica Bresciana), among the world leaders in the field of adjuvants and biotechnologies applied to winemaking, is ready for a new buyout round, Il Sole 24 Ore wrote adding that SK Capital Partners who has been controlling the company since March 2015 is now in talks with Apax France for selling its stake.
SK Capital Partners had bought control of AEB from Investindustrial (see ahere a previous post by BeBeez), who in turn had bought ther company in January 2007 from PM&Partners and SG Capital Europe funds. Those funds had bough out the company in 2003. Both Investindustrial and AEB’s managers were said to have reinvested for a minority stake with SK Capital.
AEB had posted 52.7 million euros in revenues in 2006 with 10.4 million euros in ebitda and reached 75.7 millions in revenues in 2013 with 11.6 millions in ebitda. Today revenues are said to be around 100 million euros.