ESSELTE sold Tarifold to Finances & Strategies a subsidiary of Banque Cial

We advised ESSELTE

HSCie Customer

Esselte AB, Stockholm, Sweden
Esselte is a global leader in filing systems. As part of a strategic focusing, Esselte decided to sell the Tarifold S.A. product area.

Companies involved

Tarifold S.A., Strasbourg, France
Tarifold is the inventor and market leader for display folder systems and is the leading player in France, Scandinavia, Germany and the USA.

Finances & Stratégies, Strasbourg, France
Finances & Stratégies is a subsidiary of the CIC Banque CIAL and focuses on smaller transactions in the area of LMBOs in France.


Take-over of all controlling interests in Tarifold S.A. by Finances & Stratégies within the framework of an LMBO transaction.


HSCie advised Esselte AB on the entire sales process. Amongst others, HSCie identified potential interested parties and drew up the transaction documents. Furthermore, HSCie advised on the valuation and due diligence process, and managed the negotiations.

Year: 2001
Transaction value: Not published
Industry: Consumer Goods
Business field: Mergers & Acquisitions

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