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Venture capital is once again interested in fashion: MCH invests in Jeanology


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BY : Diego GutiérrezFebruary Thu, 2016

The fashion sector has become one of the main drivers of transaction and M&A activity in the last two years. The existence of an attractive fabric of medium-sized internationalised companies with growth potential and the existence of firms that have had to undertake restructuring or needed funds to launch an internationalisation project have paved the way for the entry of new partners in some of our best-known national players.. In 2016 we have seen how MCH has invested in Jeanlogía.

MCH invests in Jeanlogy

Jeanologia the Spanish company, specialising in textile finishing technology, has launched the Spanish fund of private equity MCH Private Equitywhich has bought 35% of the company's shares for €20M.

With this capital injection, Jeanlogía intends to finance the expansion of its business and double its size in three years, as well as the development of new sustainable technologies for the textile industry.

In the last five years, the company has boosted its international expansion and has opened subsidiaries abroad to support its customers. Jeanología currently has its own offices in India, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Brazil and Mexico.

Jeanologia specialises in the design and manufacture of sustainable technologies for the textile sector, such as lasers. The company achieved a turnover of around €30M, a figure it expects to double by 2018, focusing a large part of its efforts on R&D&I activity, to which it will invest €10M.

Esta operación es la primera operación del cuarto fondo de MCH Private Equity, que acaba de vender, su última participada del primer fondo levantado en 1998, el 15% del restauración Comess Group.

We have also seen several divestments in the fashion sector in 2016, such as that of Portobello at Festa.

Venture capital operations in fashion in recent years

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