Selected Deals

Automotives and Aftermarket

  • Target
    Prista Oil Group BV
  • Our Role
    Advisor to seller
  • Seller and Location
    Prista Oil Group BV, Bulgaria
  • Activity
    Industrial holding company offering automotive and industrial lubricants, car batteries and lead recycling
  • Acquiror / Investors and Location
    ADM Capital & EBRD, United Kingdom
  • Activity
    Private equity
  • Description of Transaction
    Acted as an exclusive sell-side advisor to Prista Oil Group in a complex USD 60 million transaction involving three work streams: the replacement of a 30% minority shareholder with a consortium comprising of ADM Capital, a PE firm focusing on emerging European markets, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), who also provided a capital increase to fund regional acquisitions; refinancing of a shareholder loan with a mezzanine facility provided by the equity consortium, and raising a USD 12 million CAPEX loan from EBRD to support Prista's regional organic expansion.