Tikehau Capital signs first investment in aeronautical industry with purchase of Acatec

Tikehau Capital signs first investment in aeronautical industry with purchase of Acatec
August 8, 2022

Cuatrecasas has advised Tikehau Ace Capital, a private equity firm and a subsidiary of Tikehau Capital, on its agreement to purchase Acatec, an aerospace precision machining company. This is the first transaction of Tikehau Ace Capital, conducted through Ace Aerofondo IV F.C.R. (with Indra, Airbus, SEPIDES and Tikehau Capital as investors)—whose purpose is to invest in companies active in the Spanish aerospace and defense industry—to consolidate and strengthen the fund.

With 30 years’ experience producing high-precision aeronautical parts, Acatec has achieved strong recognition in the domestic market thanks to its high-quality production processes. The company employs 50 workers and produces over 700 different parts.

Tikehau Ace Capital’s transaction is part of a growth and consolidation project within the manufacturing segment of this type of components in Spain. Tikehau will contribute to Acatec’s development and its strong market growth potential.

The Cuatrecasas team advising on this transaction was led by  Ignacio Escrivá de Romaní, with the collaboration of Ana Laso and Ana Serrano (Corporate) and Álvaro Fernández and Ángela Todoli (Labor and Employment). 

August 8, 2022