Franklin Partners Advises a U.S. Private Capital Fund in Recapitalization of Portfolio Company with European Strategic Investor
Franklin Partners initiated and completed a recapitalization transaction to provide liquidity to a private capital fund for its portfolio company, a security systems integrator. With operations in New York and Florida, the portfolio company is a recognized leader in a segment of the North American security market.
Franklin Partners conducted a global search for a new strategic investor that would not only provide liquidity to the private capital fund, but that would also help its portfolio company accelerate its growth and expand its market share. The search culminated with a publicly-held European company acquiring a majority ownership stake. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Franklin Partners was the seller’s exclusive M&A advisor and Ballard Spahr LLP (Minneapolis office) was transaction counsel to the seller.