Corporate Private Equity

Europe Technology

Carlyle Europe Technology Partners (CETP) is a sector-focused pan-European growth capital & buyout fund. CETP seeks investments with multiple growth and valuation drivers in businesses typically with enterprise values between €25m and €150m.

Carlyle Europe Technology Partners

Launched in 2005 and with €222 million of commitments, this fund invests in emerging technology companies in Europe.

Investment Industry Acquired Status
FRS Global

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, FRS Global was a risk and regulatory compliance software vendor to the financial services industry.

Technology & Business Services Aug 2006 Exited
Transics International NV

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Transics International NV provided telematics solutions for the road transport industry.

Technology & Business Services May 2006 Exited
KCS.net Holding AG

KCS.net Holding AG is a rapidly growing and profitable vendor of Microsoft®-based enterprise resource planning solutions and related consulting services.

Technology & Business Services Feb 2008 Current
Mill Digital Media Limited

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, the Mill created award-winning digital video content for global brand owners and advertising agencies. With an integrated platform of creative capabilities and technology, The Mill tailored solutions for the efficient generation and global distribution of video content across all major media channels including TV, internet, and mobile devices, as well as for feature films, television programmes and video games. The Mill was based in London, had offices in New York and Los Angeles, and was growing its presence in emerging economies.

Telecom & Media Feb 2007 Exited
NP Aerospace Limited

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, NP Aerospace Limited designed and manufactured lightweight structural products based on advanced composite material systems. Its principal customers were in the aerospace, defense and medical imaging sectors.

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Nov 2005 Exited
UC4 Software GmbH

UC4 Software GmbH is a provider of enterprise IT job scheduling and workload automation software tools to midsize, large and global companies.

Technology & Business Services Mar 2006 Exited
ACIS Holdings Limited

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, ACIS Holdings Limited was a provider of real-time passenger information to the U.K. transport market.

Technology & Business Services Nov 2006 Exited
Arsys Internet, S.L.

<SPAN">Arsys Internet, S.L. is the leading group in technology and innovation which provides Internet presence services, managed hosting, cloud computing and advanced IT solutions. Arsys is at the top of the rankings in its sector in Europe and is pioneering the development of Spain’s first commercial cloud hosting platform.

Technology & Business Services Feb 2008 Exited
LBI International N.V. (formerly Bigmouthmedia GmbH)

LBI International N.V. is a leading independent provider of digital marketing services in Europe with a network of 26 offices in 16 countries.

Technology & Business Services Jul 2006 Exited

Carlyle Europe Technology Partners II

Launched in 2007 and with €530 million of commitments, this fund invests in emerging technology companies in Europe.

Investment Industry Acquired Status
Companeo

Companeo is an online business-to-business marketplace for small and medium enterprises.

Technology & Business Services Aug 2010 Current
Gardner Group Ltd

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Gardner Group Ltd was a supplier of metallic aerostructure details, equipment and engine components to the global aviation industry.

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Oct 2008 Exited
Marle (Etablissements Maurice Marle SA and Haute Marne Parachevement)

Marle (Etablissements Maurice Marle SA and Haute Marnet Parachevement, together "Marle") is the largest independent medical forging player in Europe and the second largest in the world. The company is a tier one supplier to the major original equipment manufacturers in the orthopedic industry, including DePuy (J&J), Zimmer, Smith & Nephew, Biomet and Wright Medical. The Company’s main focus is on manufacturing stems used for hip implants (80% of sales) and other orthopedic implants with forging, machining and polishing capabilities.

Healthcare Jul 2009 Current
ITRS Group

A global provider of real-time monitoring systems for the world’s financial institutions.

Technology & Business Services Sep 2011 Current
Metrologic Group

Metrologic Group specializes in the design and manufacture of industry reputed 3D inspection software and electronics.

Technology & Business Services Apr 2011 Current
Nature Delivered LimitedNature Delivered is a UK-based company started in 2008 to provide office workers with healthy snacks.  The company operates using an online subscription model, delivering hand-picked boxes of snacks direct to customers through the Royal Mail. Technology & Business Services Nov 2012 Current
Sniffers NV, TheThe Sniffers NV is the largest provider of fugitive emission monitoring and related services to the oil & gas industries outside the US, with a #1 market position in Europe and the Middle East. Dec 2011 Current
Vubiquity Holdings, Inc.

Vubiquity Holdings, Inc. is the largest global provider of multiplatform video services. Vubiquity works with all the major studios and TV networks, and with over 270 multichannel video service providers, providing a suite of managed services that enable the monetization of content.

Telecom & Media May 2012 Current
The Foundry Visionmongers Limited

The Foundry is a software developer and critical technology partner to the major feature film studios and post-production houses in the U.S. and the U.K.

Technology & Business Services Mar 2011 Current
Personal & Informatik AG

Personal & Informatik AG is the leading independent human resources software and services vendor to small and medium sized enterprises in its core markets of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Technology & Business Services Jun 2009 Exited
ADA Cosmetics

ADA Cosmetics is the largest supplier of cosmetics and accessories to premium hotels in Europe and expanded its offering across Asia and the Middle East.

Consumer & Retail Apr 2011 Exited
BTI Studios

BTI Studios is a prominent European service provider of translation, subtitles and dubbing for broadcast and Video on Demand.

Telecom & Media Sep 2013 Current

Carlyle Europe Venture Partners

Launched in January 2000 and with €553 million, this fund invests venture capital in emerging technology companies in Europe.

Investment Industry Acquired Status
Apama, Ltd.

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Apama was an early stage company providing real-time business analytics solutions.

Technology & Business Services Feb 2002 Exited
BFinance

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, BFinance was an international financial services consultancy specializing in fund manager selection for institutional investors.

Technology & Business Services Apr 2000 Exited
CAMECA

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, CAMECA was a manufacturer of scientific instruments and semiconductor metrology tools.

Technology & Business Services Apr 2005 Exited
Centrata, Inc.

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Centrata delivered a suite of tools to help data center operators manage the entire service delivery lifecycle.

Technology & Business Services Oct 1999 Exited
DPT Global

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, DPT Global (formerly Accucard) was the U.K.'s first independent start-up credit card company.

Technology & Business Services Jul 2000 Exited
Egencia

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Egencia, S.A. was a European Internet travel agency that provided travel services exclusively to the corporate market.

Technology & Business Services May 2000 Exited
Fennel Technologies AG

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Fennel Technologies AG was a supplier to the automotive industry, designing and producing high quality metal and plastic parts and assemblies for car interiors.

Transportation Jan 2004 Exited
Global Name Registry, Ltd.

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, GNR Ltd. was a provider of consumer focused domain name services for the Internet.

Technology & Business Services Mar 2000 Exited
Casema BV

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Casema was one of the Netherlands' leading cable operators.

Telecom & Media Jan 2003 Exited
SmartTrust AB

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, SmartTrust AB was a leading developer of infrastructure software for managing and securing mobile services.

Technology & Business Services Oct 2002 Exited
Solsoft, Inc.

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Solsoft SA was a developer and retailer of policy-based network security management solutions.

Technology & Business Services Aug 2000 Exited
Cube Optics AG

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Cube Optics AG was a developer of an advanced assembly and manufacturing platform that enabled the mass-manufacture of low-cost, miniaturized products for data and telecommunications networks.

Technology & Business Services Sep 2002 Exited
PacketLight Networks

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, PacketLight Networks developed optical systems for metro-access networks.

Telecom & Media Nov 2000 Exited
Inmedia Communications Ltd

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Inmedia Communications Ltd was a service provider to the broadcast, enterprise and international carrier markets using a combination of satellite and terrestrial infrastructure.

Telecom & Media Apr 2004 Exited
Trema Group

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Trema was a leading provider of treasury and asset management software for corporations and financial institutions.

Technology & Business Services May 2002 Exited
Trellis Photonics

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Trellis Photonics Ltd. developed photonic switching sub-systems used in metro and long haul optical networking solutions.

Telecom & Media Sep 2000 Exited
Surplex AG

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Surplex provided asset disposal services for used equipment and machinery, including valuations, auctions and private sales.

Technology & Business Services Nov 2000 Exited
Omiris Networks, Ltd.

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, OMIRIS established an order delivery, messaging and processing system.

Technology & Business Services Jan 2001 Exited
Opto Speed

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Opto Speed Holding S.A. was a developer and manufacturer of opto-electronic components.

Telecom & Media Mar 2002 Exited
Orthogon Systems

During the period of Carlyle's ownership, Orthogon Systems (formerly PipingHot Networks Ltd.) was developing high capacity point-to-point fixed wireless access systems.

Telecom & Media Aug 2000 Exited
P&I Personal & Informatik AG

P&I Personal & Informatik AG specializes in HR management software solutions - from payroll accounting, personnel management and time management to employee portals.

Technology & Business Services Aug 2004 Exited
Riot Entertainment Oy

Riot-E Riot Entertainment Ltd, was a Finnish media company, focused on SMS content mobile phone games.

Technology & Business Services Oct 2000 Exited
Xpede, Inc.

Xpede, Inc. is an application service provider for financial institutions.

Technology & Business Services Jun 2000 Exited
Yazam, Inc.

Yazam, Inc. provides investment-banking services, including access to value-added investors, and assistance in strategizing, training, and positioning.

Technology & Business Services Jan 2000 Exited
Alchemedia, Inc.

Alchemedia, Inc. is an e-commerce solutions provider.

Technology & Business Services Aug 2000 Exited
Cameca

Since 1929, CAMECA has been known for its precision mechanics, optics and electronics. The company started in France as a manufacturer of movie theater projectors, and soon the CAMECA products evolved into scientific instrumentation.

Technology & Business Services Apr 2005 Exited
Skillvest.com, Ltd.

Skillvest.com provides a business-2-business e-commerce `market-place' that brings together buyers and sellers of training products and services.

Technology & Business Services Apr 2000 Exited