Triton Partners (Fund IV) has acquired Alpine Energie from Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas, S.A. for US$100 million.
Triton is a private equity investment firm investing in medium-sized businesses in Northern Europe, Italy and Spain. It focuses on companies with the potential to create sustainable, long-term value through changing economic cycles and works closely with management to achieve that. Triton is currently investing in companies in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland, with combined sales of around US$12 billion and more than 53,000 employees. The fund has around 100 institutional investors, including top tier public and private pension funds, insurance companies, banks, family offices and asset managers.
Alpine Energie, founded in the 1920s and rebranded in 2014 as EQOS Energie, is one of the leading specialty installation and service companies of critical infrastructure in the German-speaking region. The company focuses mainly on railway and energy technology, overhead lines, communication technology and technical building services.
Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas, S.A. is a leading Spanish construction company based in Barcelona. It is publicly traded and is part of the IBEX 35. The company is a global reference in the environmental services, water and infrastructure sectors.
Oaklins' team in Austria acted as advisor to the buyer in this transaction.
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