The shareholders of Trust Holding N.V. have sold the company to Egeria, a Dutch private equity fund.
Trust is a leading value-for-money brand for digital lifestyle accessories offering a wide range of products within the sub-brands Trust PC & Laptop, Trust Mobile, Trust Gaming and Trust Smart Home. The firm's products are sold in specialist stores, large retailers, electronics chains and online stores in over 50 countries. Trust has an annual turnover of US$157 million and employs 220 people in five countries.
Egeria is an independent Dutch investment company founded in 1997 which focuses on medium-sized Dutch companies and companies with a Dutch connection. The firm invests in healthy companies with an enterprise value between US$60-430 million. Egeria has investments in companies such as IQI, Dutch Bakery, Clondalkin, Dynniq, Ilionx, HITEC, Izico, JET Group, and Nooteboom. Egeria's portfolio companies have a combined turnover of over US$2.7 billion and employ close to 10,000 people. Egeria was elected winner of the NVP ESG Award by the Private Equity and Venture Capital Association of the Netherlands (NVP) in 2017.
Oaklins' team in the Netherlands advised the shareholders of Trust Holding N.V. in this transaction.
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