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Alteri Investors bolsters senior team across investment and operations; expects increase in transaction opportunities

14th April 2021

Alteri Investors, the specialist investor in the European retail sector, today announces the appointment of Charlie Edwards as UK Investment Director. Charlie will lead the generation, execution and management of Alteri’s UK deals. His appointment follows a number of other new hires, as Alteri further develops its operational expertise, extends its analytical capabilities and enhances its organisational effectiveness.

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Intertoys sold to Green Swan

8th March 2019

Intertoys’ trustees Joris Lensink (De Vos & Partners lawyers) and Jasper Berkenbosch (Jones Day), and Alteri have jointly signed an agreement with Green Swan, a Portuguese toy retailing specialist, to sell the Dutch Intertoys business.

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Maxi Toys acquires Bart Smit

22nd February 2019

Toy retailer Maxi Toys, with stores in Belgium, France, Luxembourg and Switzerland, has acquired the Bart Smit chain of stores.

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Intertoys files for bankruptcy

21st February 2019

Amsterdam, 21 February 2019. The administrators of Intertoys, the Netherlands’ market-leading toy retailer, today requested that the Amsterdam District Court convert the suspension of payments for Intertoys’ activities in the Netherlands into bankruptcy.

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Intertoys announces suspension of payments

12th February 2019

Amsterdam, 12 February 2019. Intertoys, the Netherlands’ market leading toy retailer, has applied for suspension of payments for its Dutch activities. The move reflects pressure from persistent severe market conditions.

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Alteri completes acquisition of CBR

15th March 2018

London, 15th March 2018. Alteri announces the completion of the acquisition of CBR Fashion Group, one of the leading fashion providers in Germany. This follows the announcement of the signing of the sale and purchase agreement on 7th February 2018, as previously reported.

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CBR Fashion Group to be acquired by Alteri Investors

7th February 2018

London, 7 February 2018. CBR Fashion Group, one of the top five women’s fashion manufacturers in Germany, today announced that the company will be acquired by specialist European retail investor Alteri Investors. A corresponding agreement has been signed subject to customary closing conditions. CBR has been owned by Swedish investment firm EQT since 2007.

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We've moved...

30th March 2017

As we grow our European capabilities and expand our multinational team, we need more space.

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Storm clouds on the horizon: An analysis of the UK retail sector and its financing

19th March 2017

58% of UK retailers cite ongoing pricing pressure from consumers due to constant discounting as one of their top concerns; 50% highlight the impact of Brexit and 38% the ongoing consumer shift online. These are some of the key findings of a report we have produced in conjunction with Debtwire and Alix Partners. The research paints a clear picture of a highly polarised sector with some retailers confident about the future and others acknowledging the turbulence that lies ahead.

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Alteri Investors bolsters senior team

3rd November 2016

Alteri Investors announces three appointments, which strengthen its European investment and turnaround expertise and reflect the breadth of future market opportunity.

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Credit funds set to become mainstream lenders in German retail

20th October 2016

Over one third of German retailers expect up to 30% of future borrowing to come from credit funds. This was one the key findings of a report we have produced in conjunction with Debtwire and Duff & Phelps. The survey of 100 German retailers paints a clear picture of a sector going through a transformational period, both in the way businesses retail and the shape of their debt financing.

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Alteri acquires Brantano (UK) and Jones Bootmaker

28th October 2015

London, 28th October 2015 – Alteri Investors today announces that it has acquired the activities of Macintosh Fashion UK (Brantano and Jones Bootmaker) from Macintosh Retail Group with effect from 27 October 2015.

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Alteri Investors provides secured funding to Basler

8th June 2015

London, 8th June 2015 – Following the announcement by Tempus Capital Fund One SCS that it has acquired Basler Fashion Group and its entire financial debt from the company’s banking consortium, Alteri Investors announces that it has provided Basler with a new working capital facility as part of the transaction.

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Alteri Investors hires Magnus Mattsson from Apax as CIO

6th March 2015

London, 6th March 2015 – Alteri Investors, the specialist European retail investor, today announces the appointment of Magnus Mattsson as Chief Investment Officer.  Magnus joins from private equity firm Apax Partners LLP where he spent 11 years, latterly as a Senior Principal in its Retail and Consumer group.

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Alteri Investors launches

3rd November 2014

We're delighted to announce the launch of Alteri Investors - an exciting new venture focused on solving stressed and distressed situations in the retail sector across Europe.

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