European Principal
Portfolio Companies

Included below are current and past portfolio companies of the European Principal strategy. Current portfolio company descriptions are as of December 31, 2022, while past portfolio companies are as of the time of exit.


    Anthology (United Kingdom)

    Anthology is a platform established in 2013 to develop large-scale residential housing in London.


    Arcade Beauty (U.S.)

    Arcade Beauty is a global leader in sample packaging solutions for the fragrance and cosmetic industries. The company, which was formed by the merger of Arcade Marketing and Bioplan, operates in France, Spain, the U.S., Brazil and China.

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    Ascot Lloyd (United Kingdom)

    Ascot Lloyd, formerly known as Bellpenny, a platform established by the European Principal Group in 2012, is a national firm of financial planners and wealth managers.


    Avenga (fka IT Kontrakt) (Germany)

    Avenga is an international IT services provider and a digital transformation champion headquartered in Cologne, Germany, with over 4,000 people and serving over 450 enterprise clients globally.


    Banca Progetto (Italy)

    Banca Progetto is an Italian challenger bank with an online deposit-taking platform and a focus on a number of specific lending verticals including loans to small and medium-sized enterprises, salary-secured loans and factoring against Italian public administration receivables.


    SAS Coffim (France)

    Coffim is a French developer (founded in the early 1990s) specialising in residential housing and managed residences mainly in the Paris area and to a lesser extent in Lyon and Marseille.


    Costa Edutainment (Italy)

    Costa is the Italian market leader in the management of public and private recreational, cultural and educational sites (for example aquariums and theme parks).


    Countrywide PLC (United Kingdom)

    Countrywide is the United Kingdom’s largest residential real estate agency and property services provider. The company’s property services include real estate sales and rentals, mortgage and insurance services, land and new homes, franchising, auctions, surveying, conveyancing and corporate property management services.


    Cult.Fit (India)

    Cult.Fit is an Indian medical and lifestyle focused health and fitness group.


    Dublin Platform (Ireland)

    A real estate development platform originally established to capitalize on the structural undersupply in the Dublin office sector. The strategy was later extended to the Dublin residential and retail markets.


    Duologi (United Kingdom)

    Duologi is a UK-based specialty consumer finance company that provides point-of-sale financing.


    Elix Aviation Capital (Ireland)

    Based in Dublin, Elix is the second largest lessor of commercial turboprop aircraft globally. The company’s core strategy involves acquiring popular mid-life turboprop aircraft at a discount and leasing these planes to regional airlines.


    Estoril Real Estate – (Portugal)

    Estoril Real Estate is a Portugal-focused residential real estate development platform, founded in July 2014. The company was formed by funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. together with experienced Portuguese investment managers and real estate industry experts.

    Evolution Wellness Group

    Evolution Wellness Group (Southeast Asia)

    Evolution Wellness is one of the largest Asian fitness club networks.


    Fairfield Real Estate Finance (United Kingdom / Ireland / Spain)

    Fairfield is a lending platform that provides investment and development finance for commercial properties in underserved markets in the UK, Ireland and Spain. Fairfield has a strong team of property lending professionals with significant experience in all sectors of commercial real estate.

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    Fitness & Lifestyle Group (Asia Pacific)

    Fitness & Lifestyle Group is Asia Pacific’s leading health and wellness group.


    Green Containership Group (Luxembourg)

    GCG is a container ship platform established to acquire and lease newly built eco-designed container ships.


    Griffin (Poland)

    Griffin is a Polish special situations real estate investor focusing on hard assets, with well-diversified retail, residential and office platforms. The Griffin team has over 45 people executing the full spectrum of real estate investing and management.

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    Healthcare Activos (Spain)

    Healthcare Activos is a healthcare real estate platform specialized in developing, managing and renting healthcare assets (care homes, hospitals and clinics) in Spain.


    IASO (Greece)

    IASO is a Greek healthcare group and is the country’s largest obstetrics practice, delivering more than 10,000 babies every year. The company’s flagship asset is the state-of-the-art IASO Athens, Greece’s leading maternity, gynecological, and children’s hospital.

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    Kadans Science Partners (Netherlands)

    Kadans is a leading development and management platform for science parks and buildings dedicated to knowledge-intensive industries, universities and start-ups in the Netherlands and other European countries.


    LBRI (Greece)

    LBRI, through its brands Sani and Ikos, is a leading Mediterranean hospitality group formed by the merger of the Sani and Ikos brands in 2015. The group currently owns and operates luxury hotels in Greece.

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    LifeFit Group (Germany)

    LifeFit Group is a German fitness group consisting of seven brands.

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    Mail Boxes Etc. (MBE) (Italy)

    MBE is a leading third-party provider of shipping, fulfilment, printing, marketing and communications solutions to SMEs and consumers, and operates via a network of franchised and owned locations.

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    Meta Aerospace (United States / United Kingdom)

    Meta Aerospace is an information-age aerospace and defense company that designs, builds, and delivers cutting-edge, turnkey solutions in multiple domains and across a wide variety of missions to governments in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.


    Navig8 (United Kingdom)

    The Navig8 Chemical Tankers platform was established to acquire and operate long-haul, newbuild chemical tanker vessels in partnership with Navig8, a leading chemical tanker operator and manager of third-party vessels.


    Next Clinics (Germany)

    Next Clinics is a healthcare platform focused on the assisted reproduction treatment industry in Europe.


    PegasusLife (United Kingdom)

    PegasusLife is a UK-based provider of independent living solutions tailored for the needs of the elderly population. The company acquires, develops and operates high-end retirement housing.


    ProService (Poland)

    ProService is the leading transfer agent for the Polish market offering specialized front and back-office solutions for both Polish and international financial institutions, including mutual funds, pension funds and insurance companies.


    Rafi (Germany)

    RAFI has a 100 year history in developing, producing and installing powerful solutions for almost every step in human-machine communication – from simple buttons to sophisticated touchscreen systems.

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    The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection (United States / Malta)

    The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection is a new ultra-luxury cruise line, established in partnership with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., part of Marriott International, Inc.


    SAF (France)

    SAF is a leading private helicopter owner and operator in France.


    Saloro (Spain)

    Saloro is a low-cost tungsten mining operation in Barruecopardo, located in central Spain, which is being developed in partnership with Ormonde Plc, an Irish listed junior exploration company.


    Tribes (The Netherlands)

    Tribes is one of the fastest-growing flexible office providers in the Benelux region.


    Unavets (Spain)

    Unavets is a group of veterinary clinics in Spain and Portugal.


    Vitanas (Germany)

    Vitanas is a leading private nursing care operator in Germany with regional clusters in Berlin and Hamburg.


    Ainscough (United Kingdom)

    Ainscough is the largest operator of mobile cranes in the United Kingdom. The company supplies lifting solutions to the petrochemical, energy, infrastructure and construction industries.


    Axilone (France)

    Axilone is a global leading manufacturer of primary plastic and metal packaging for the lipstick, fragrance and skincare segments. The company operates in France, Spain, the U.S. and China.


    Bavaria Yachtbau Gmbh (Germany)

    Bavaria Yachtbau, founded in 1978, was a global producer of mid-sized leisure boats. The company produced sailboats, motorboats and catamarans, and sold its products through a network of independent dealers in 50 countries.


    Campofrío Food Group, S.A. (Spain)

    Campofrío is one of the largest processed-meats producers in Europe, with a presence in Spain, Italy, Portugal, Germany, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands. The company’s brands includes Campofrío, Aoste, Navidul, Oscar Mayer, Fiorucci, Imperial, Nobre, Stegeman, Caroli Foods and Jean Caby. Products include, among others, cured ham, dry sausage, poultry, cooked ham, cold meat, sausages, pizzas and hot dogs.


    Chesapeake Limited (United Kingdom)

    Chesapeake is one of Europe’s leading providers of specialty paperboard packaging for the pharmaceutical, confectionery and spirits markets and also a producer of rigid plastic packaging. Paperboard packaging products include folding cartons, spirally wound composite tubes, leaflets and labels. Plastic packaging products include containers, bottles and various preforms for agrochemicals, other specialty chemicals, and the food and beverage markets.


    Countryside Properties (United Kingdom)

    Countryside develops private and affordable homes on greenfield and brownfield sites through partnerships with landowners, local authorities and registered providers. The company, which also includes premium homebuilder Millgate, primarily operates in London, the South East, East and North West of England.


    DO Deutsche Office AG (Germany)

    Deutsche Office was a leading German listed commercial real estate company with a focus on German metropolitan centers. The company was created through the February 2014 merger of German Acorn, and Prime Office REIT-AG, a publicly traded German real estate company. The company, which was renamed DO Deutsche Office AG (“Deutsche Office”) in July 2014, managed a portfolio of commercial real estate assets across Germany with a total rentable space of about 866,000 square meters and an attractive and broad tenant base. Its shares traded on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Following a successful tender offer for its shares, Deutsche Office was acquired in October 2015 by Alstria Office, a German office REIT, creating the leading listed German office property company.


    Dometude by Kley (France)

    Dometude is a platform focused on developing and operating student housing in France.


    Evac (Finland)

    Evac is a global designer, manufacturer and marketer of environmentally friendly waste and wastewater collection and treatment systems for the building and the shipbuilding industries.


    Fitness First (United Kingdom)

    Fitness First is a global health and fitness group.


    Hansa Heavy Lift (Germany)

    Hansa Heavy Lift was the owner and operator of a fleet of heavy-lift vessels. From offices in Europe, Asia, North and South America, the company offered transport and installation solutions, as well as heavy-lift, super heavy-lift and project cargo transportation services.


    Harkand Group (United Kingdom)

    Harkand was a subsea service provider to the oil & gas industry, that specialized in inspection, repair and maintenance of, and light construction for, offshore oil fields. The company owned a fleet of Diving Support Vessels (DSVs) and offered a full range of subsea services including diving, remotely operated vehicles and survey support.


    Hesira Group (United Kingdom)

    Hesira is a dental clinic platform in the Netherlands and Switzerland.


    Jackson Square Aviation (France)

    Jackson Square Aviation is an aircraft leasing company based in San Francisco, California with additional operations in Europe, Asia and Latin America. The company capitalized on the distress and dislocation in the aviation ļ¬nance market by executing sale-leaseback transactions on new or near-new, next-generation commercial aircraft with carriers around the world.


    Milpro (France)

    Milpro is a leading provider of inflatable and semi-rigid boats for the military and high-end professional market.



    Nexo, formerly The Student Housing Company (Europe), is one of the largest owner-operators and developers of purpose-built student accommodation in Spain and, previously, Ireland. The company was formed in 2012, on the back of SHC’s successful UK student housing business, in order to capitalize on the supply-demand imbalance for purpose-built student accommodation in Spain and Ireland. Nexo sold its Irish portfolio in December 2016, and the company is now focused on the Spanish market.


    Nordenia International AG (Germany)

    Nordenia is one of the largest multinational manufacturers of technically innovative and value-added plastic film and packaging for customers in the food, hygiene, chemical and automotive industries. A majority of the company’s revenues come from blue-chip, multi-national consumer product companies such as Procter & Gamble, Nestlé and Mars. The company was acquired by Mondi Group in October 2012.


    Panrico (Spain)

    Panrico is the largest branded pastry, bread and biscuits producer in Spain and Portugal.


    Railpool Gmbh (Germany)

    Railpool is one of the leading European locomotive leasing companies with a large fleet of modern electric locomotives and passenger trains equipped with multiple country kits to enable easier travel between European countries with different track technologies. The company distinguishes itself by offering extensive ancillary services, such as full maintenance and documentation.


    R&R Ice Cream (United Kingdom)

    Built through a series of acquisitions, R&R is Europe’s largest private-label ice cream manufacturer and the second-largest take-home ice cream manufacturer in Europe. Its products are sold to major European retailers as both private label and branded products, some of which were manufactured and sold through licensing agreements with major international marketers including Nestle, Disney and Modelez International. The company was sold to PAI Partners in July 2013.


    SACO (United Kingdom)

    One of Europe’s leading owner-operators of serviced apartments and aparthotels, providing furnished residences (including kitchens) that offer guests a less intrusive service component with a longer average length of stay than hotels (30+ days).

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    SGD Pharma (France)

    SGD Pharma is a worldwide leader in glass pharmaceutical packaging. The company was one of two subsidiaries of Saint-Gobain Desjonqueres before SGD split its Pharma and Perfumery businesses into independent operating units. SGD Pharma was sold to China Jianyin Investment Ltd. (“JIC”), a Chinese state-owned investment company, in October 2016.


    Solvtrans (Norway)

    Solvtrans is a leading wellboat operator globally servicing the salmon fish farming industry. Wellboats are used for the transportation of live fish as well as disease treatment services.


    Stock Spirits Group (United Kingdom)

    Created through the merger of Eckes & Stock and Polmos Lublin, Stock Spirits Group is one of the leading spirits producers in Central and Eastern Europe. Its principal geographic markets are Poland, the Czech Republic and Italy. Its shares were listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2013.


    The Student Housing Company (United Kingdom)

    The Student Housing Company is one of the largest owner-operators and developers, of purpose-built student accommodation in the UK. Formerly Knightsbridge Student Housing, the company was formed in 2010 to capitalize on the lack of supply and financing in the UK student housing market. In September 2016, the company was sold to a consortium led by Global Student Accommodation.


    Titlestone (United Kingdom)

    Titlestone is a specialty property finance company that was established in 2012 to provide loans to small- and medium-sized developers in London and the South East of England.


    Verescence (France)

    Verescence, formerly known as SGD Perfumery, is a worldwide leader in the production of specialty glass bottles for the perfumery and cosmetics industries.


    Veridis (Israel)

    Veridis, formerly known as Veolia Israel, is active in the waste, water and energy sectors in Israel.